Day 1: HCM – My Tho – Can Tho (Halal Lunch included)
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and depart for My Tho City, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields, stopping to see how the rice is cultivated an take pictures of the rice farms in the Mekong River Delta. On arrival at My Tho, take a leisurely boat trip to Tortoise Island. Then disembark and go for a gentle stroll through the picturesque orchards and fruit garden. Have Halal lunch then enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, Return to the water for a relaxing rowing boat ride along a small canal, cruising in the shade of the water coconut trees. Learn about bee-keeping in the delta and sip are freshing cup of honey tea to the accompaniment of traditional Vietnamese folk music. Then travel the narrow rural countryside road by horse cart to visit the coconut candy mill to find out how this delicious confectionery is made and sample the finished product. Then transfer to Can Tho (100km away from My Tho) arrive Can Tho check in the hotel, free at leisure.
Overnight in Can Tho City
Day 2: Can Tho – HCM (Halal Lunch included)
After breakfast, around 15 minutes driving on a small boat, you will see the busiest Cai Rang Floating Market. Some hundred big sized boats, small sized boats stand nearby together and create lanes with seasonal goods are loaded on boards, such as: water melons, pineapples, papayas…
To attract buyers from distance, sellers tie their goods to a pole (a long bamboo stick) to show what they sell. A stop at a big sized boat for tasting the local fruits and a local wet market will help tourists learn more about the life style of this Mekong branch. On the way back Saigon, stop for a halal lunch at the heart of the nice garden.
The trip ends at your hotel around 4:00pm.
- Local English speaking tour guide; other languages are available on request
- Private transportation with A/C from/to your hotel in Saigon
- Lunch at a local Halal restaurant
- Bottled drinking water on the car/bus
- All entrance fees
- Private boat trip in Mekong
- Hotel accommodation at the hotel as your request with daily breakfast basing on Superior Twin or double room/triple room
Cost / per person
Rate: Our rate is quoted in US dollars per person.