Mekong Delta in Depth

Explore the Mekong’s charm and friendliness by boat, a great way to see the countryside and life of the locals and perfect to relax. Make the most of a night at a homestay to meet a local family. This is your chance to travel into the hidden parts of the Mekong’s people and culture.


Vinh Long | Cai Be | Cai Rang

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Day 01

Ho Chi Minh - Vinh Long - An Binh Island

Visit Vinh Long and meet a local family

Accommodation: Homestay in Vinh Long

Meals: Lunch, dinner

In the morning, our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi MInh City, and drive you to Vinh Long.

The program will start with a visit of Vinh Long market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fishes, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables, etc.

A boat will take you to have an optional lunch at a local house.
After lunch,visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Then, visit of the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice... Enjoy some sweets with a cup of hot tea. 
Then, your guide will lead you by walk to check in at your homestay.
Refresh yourself and relax before cooking some local dishes with the members of family.
Diner and night at the homestay.
Day 02

Tan Phong Island - Cai Be - Can Tho

Enjoy a boat trip in Cai Be and spend the night in Can Tho

Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Your breakfast will be served at the homestay.

In the morning, embark on a boat to cross one of the longests river in the world: the Mekong River and discover the typical Cai Be floating market. 

Then, the boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Stop at Tân Phong island for biking on the village paths to see the local daily life: orchard, school, church, pagoda, traditional houses and maybe the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta. On the way, stop to observe how local people make rice-net for spring-rolls, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof and specially see how they wave the dried water-hyacynth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes, etc. The cruise will end at Cai Be pier in the town.

Head to Can Tho for the night.
Day 03

Can Tho - Cai Rang - Ho Chi Minh

Discover one of the highlights of the Mekong Delta and head back to Ho Chi Minh City

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Get up early to visit the largest wholesale floating market in the Mekong Delta: Cai Rang market. This morning, you will have a chance to see the bustling life on the shore of river and people come here to buy large quantities of goods, mostly foodstuffs, and you will get an idea of what water commerce in the Delta looks like.

Then, visit the Binh Thuy Ancient House, a beautiful French colonial style house, surrounded by serene gardens, popular for film and photo shoots.
Then get back to your hotel for check out before your guide drives you back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Lunch will be taken on the way.


Start price per person based on hotel standard. The price is subject to change depending upon availability and high or low season. We would like to give you a rough quote as below for your preference. Feel free to send us an enquiry. We commit to give you a competitive quote.

Price Per Person In USD

Category 2 People 4 People 6 People Others
3 Star $280 $184 $148 On Request
4 Star $300 $204 $186 On Request
5 Star $347 $251 $216 On Request

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For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • English speaking guide
  • Private car transfers
  • Boat of Mekong Travel
  • Fruits (on the boat, at orchard) and a coconut drink
  • Bikes for the excursion
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private fan room at the homestay in Vinh Long and private room at the hotel in Can Tho
  • Entrance fees
Trip Exclusions
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Other services not mentioned

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