Mekong Delta Homestay – 2 Days

This 2 days tour Mekong Delta homestay offers us to deep in and experience the daily life of the vibrant Mekong Delta region in the South of Vietnam. We make our way through the tributaries of the Mekong Delta. From our boats, we truly participate in the bustling commercial activities as we can buy fruits from the floating market. Along the way, we will visit an orchard gardens, cottage industry villages, and a land market with an abundance of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables. We will be host by a local family and stay in their traditional...

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Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be - Tan Phong - An Binh Island - Homestay - Vinh Long – Ho Chi Minh City
Starts/Ends: Ho Chi Minh City/ Ho Chi Minh City (pick up/ drop off at your hotel)
Tour duration: 2 Days 1 Night
Tour Level: Easy
Group size: Private tour only
Commencement date: All time around the year upon request
Level of accommodation: Home stay – standard

BRIEF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: Cai Be - Tan Phong - An Binh Island - Homestay ( L, D)
DAY 02: Homestay - Vinh Long (B)

DAY 01: CAI BE - TAN PHONG - AN BINH ISLAND - HOMESTAY ( L, D)
Pick up at hotel in Ho Chi Minh then transfer to Cai Be. The program will start with the visit of Cai Be floating market. Then, we’ll come to Tân Phong island for a biking / walking on village paths will be so amazing to see the local farms, houses, real life and have an opportunity to see farmers picking up their fruits on the ancestral ways in Mekong Delta.. where we can also see how they make rice-net for spring-rolls, sew coconut-leaves for cottage roof and specially see how they wave the dried water-hyacynth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes...
The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood or palm leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta… The optional lunch will be served at local house.
Have a cup tea when enjoying the traditional music before check-in Ut Trinh homestay (or other homestays on An Binh Island).
Cooking some dishes with the owners. We enjoy diner & overnight at homestay.

DAY 02: HOMESTAY - VINH LONG (B)
Have a breakfast and check-out for a walk along the village to enjoy the fresh air in the morning & make an optional stop at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn...
Boat trip to visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Our boat will go along the floating village. We will learn how to farm catfish on Mekong river.
Also, we can visit Vinhlong market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables... The cruise will end at Vinh Long city . Pick up and transfer to Ho Chi Minh

Mekong Delta Vietnam
Mekong Delta Vietnam

What’s included?

  • Private A/c transportation and transfers
  • English speaking guide (other languages upon request)
  • All accommodation is on a twin share basis: Home-stay with local family
  • Private boat trip
  • Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable

What’s excluded?

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, laundry and bar bills etc
  • Tips and gratuities

Children Policy:

  • Child under 2 years old : No additional charge
  • Child from 2 to less than 5 years old: Charge 50% more
  • Child from 5 to less than 10 years old: Charge 75% more
  • Child from 10 years old and up: Adult's rate
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