DAY 1: SAIGON – CAI BE – VINHLONG – CANTHO (L)
Morning: Hotel pick-up at 8:00 am, depart for Mekong Delta. We shall drive to Cai Be town where you will take a boat trip around the main upper part of the Mekong river in Viet Nam. As soon as the arrival, the local motorboat will cruise you to visit a local family factory where they show us how to make pop rice, pop rice-noodle, rice paper, coconut candy, snake wines. Heading back to the boat again for crossing over one of the widest branch of the river to the small canal and take a sampan which is called “local taxi” to be rowed along the small canal with magnificent sceneries. Then keep on cruising through the main part of the river and stop at the local family restaurant for lunch with elephant ear fish and some typical food there. After lunch back to our motorboat to cruise about 30 mins to Vinh Long city boat station where we get off to drive to Can Tho, the fourth biggest city in Viet Nam. Overnight in Can Tho.
Accommodation: Victoria Resort
DAY 2: CAN THO – FLOATING MARKET – SAIGON (B, L)
Start early in the morning to go by boat to Can Tho floating market, the biggest and most realized floating market of Mekong river in Viet Nam where locals survive on what they trading on their laden boat with only fruits and vegetables. They have a very clever way to tie up their products on a high bamboo pole to advertise what they are selling so that the buyers could see from a distance. There is a stop on the local boat for fresh pineapple and tropical fruits. From here, you can see the best view of the market and then stop to see the typical market on land where you will see all the real-life showed by the way locals selling and buying green vegetables, meat, freshwater fish…Then drive back to Saigon with a lunch break on the way.