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2 day tour Cu Chi, Ben Tre, Can Tho pick up from HCM city
2-Day Tour: Can Tho, Ben Tre, Cu Chi from HCM or Can Tho

2-Day Tour: Can Tho, Ben Tre, Cu Chi from HCM or Can Tho

From 294$/person
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Tour Can Tho, Ben Tre, Cu Chi 2 days pick up and drop off guests in HCM City. A journey of culture, history, landscapes and local experiences.

  • Admire the sunrise from a small boat and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Cai Rang floating market early in the morning.
  • Delight in the enticing and aromatic local cuisine on Son Island. Paddle through narrow channels, exploring the dynamic lives of the local people in Ben Tre.
  • Additionally, you will have the opportunity to explore the Cu Chi tunnels – a historically significant military structure in the Vietnam War.

This promises to be a journey that offers travelers many unforgettable experiences.

Duration

2 days

Transportation

Boat, car

Hotel

No

Style

Explore

  • Free pick up & drop off: Ho Chi Minh city center
  • Departure: 7.00 am or time requested

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Itinerary

At 7.00 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up at a hotel in HCM city then head to Cu Chi Tunnel. We will arrive at Cu Chi tunnels after a drive of 1,5 hours.

A tourist is trying to hide in the tiny hidden spot
A tourist is trying to hide in the tiny hidden spot

On the way our tour guide will show you the peaceful rural area of HCMC, which tourists mostly don’t see in the center of the city.

At around 8.30 AM: Listen to Cu Chi Tunnels’ Stories and Watch Documentary Video.

Our tour guide will give you an overview of Cu Chi and its legendary history. A documentary film about the tunnels will explain you about the tunnels’ histories and how fierce the war was in the area.

A tourist is entering the Cu Chi tunnels
A tourist is entering the Cu Chi tunnels

At 8.45 AM: Explore The Complex Tunnels and Underground Bunkers.

You will experience The Thrill Of Crawling Into The Tunnels and visit Underground Bunkers (Meeting Rooms, Hospitals, Ammunition, Etc.)

At 9.00 AM: See Hoang Cam Smokeless Kitchen.

You will explore the Hoang Cam Smokeless Kitchen where you can understand how VC hides smoke.

At 9.30 AM: Play Firing Range and Try Tapioca.

A tourist tries to shoot in the Cu Chi shooting range
A tourist tries to shoot in the Cu Chi shooting range

You will have a chance to play Firing Range (Bullets Fee Is Not Included) and then try Tapioca (The Food Vc Ate During The War).

At 10.00 AM: You will get in the car and go back. We will head to Son Islet-Can Tho after a drive of 3,5 hours.

At 13.30 PM: Starting to discover Son islet. Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and then head to Son islet on Mekong River (it is an eco-tourism-based community destination).

Tourists on boat at Son Islet
Tourists on boat at Son Islet

At 14:00 PM: Experience the local life and traditional cuisine on Son islet.

  • Visiting Tropical fruit orchards (seasonal), where you can pick fruits directly and try eating them right at the garden because it is organic.
Pick fresh rambutan fruit on Son islet
Pick fresh rambutan fruit on Son islet
  • Visiting a Mekong Delta traditional house, learn with us how a Mekong Delta traditional house is arranged, which traditional jobs used to cohesion with locals in the past via local stories.
  • Making local cakes guided by local chefs and having lunch at a local house and relaxing on the hammocks.
Enjoy local lunch on Son islet
Enjoy local lunch on Son islet

At 16:00 PM: Explore a unique fish farm and the picturesque of Mekong River.

Floating fish farm on Son islet
Floating fish farm on Son islet
  • Walking around the authentic island, visiting many fish ponds which are made by local people.
  • Having a chance to visit a floating fish farm on the Mekong river and enjoy watching the sunset on the Mekong river.

At 17.00 PM: Going back to the hotel in Can Tho.

At 5.30 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (if it is in the city center) or meeting point and then take you to our boat where you will start your tour.

It takes around 40 – 45 minutes to arrive at the Cai Rang floating market. On the way, you will have a chance to watch the sunrise which makes you understand why it is special, famous and attracts many tourists every year.

Discover a rustic journey: Boat life on the floating market.

Rustic boat life at Cai Rang floating market
Rustic boat life at Cai Rang floating market
  • At Cai Rang floating market, our boat driver will drive the boat slowly around the floating market for 1-2 rounds so that you can enjoy observing how local people trade products on their boats and enjoy the bustling atmosphere. There are hundreds of boats with many kinds of fruits, roots and veggies such as pineapples, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, watermelon, etc.
A few boats anchored at Can Tho floating market
A few boats anchored at Can Tho floating market
  • You will experience sitting on boats and having breakfast on the floating market which is a must-do when you visit the place. A miniature society will be shown in front of you through the image of the bustling Cai Rang floating market.
Tourists try having rice noodle soup
Tourists try having rice noodle soup

At 7.30 AM: You will keep boating over to a noodle local house in Can Tho where you make your own rice paper and noodles guided by local people.

Lady make rice noodle in Can Tho
Lady make rice noodle in Can Tho
  • Heading to authentic small canals – one of ten prettiest canals in the world. It takes more than an hour on the canals which are very long and peaceful. Our boat driver will stop driving, but paddling slowly so that you can immerse yourself in nature with many green trees and bird songs which make you so relaxed and enjoy the fresh air.
  • You will see many fruit orchards along the canals and some local houses where local people are living. Sometimes you will see local people wave at you and say “hi”.
Tourist Take Pictures in small canal
Tourist Take Pictures in small canal

At 9.30 AM: Heading to Ben Tre from Can Tho. Our driver will pick you up at the meeting point and head to Ben Tre. We will start the Ben Tre to visit some interesting places.

At 11.30 am: Explore Mekong life on Chet Say River. Arriving at Phong Nam bridge, The boat will take you along the Chet Say River to see the scene of the river by seating on a boat such as watching fishing activity of locals.

At 12.00 am: Unveiling the Brick Factory and Coconut Haven in the Mekong Delta. Explore the time-honored craft of manual brick making at a local factory, where traditions are molded.

Local working in the brick factory
Local working in the brick factory

Then, savor the pride of the Mekong people as you witness coconut products come to life. Indulge in the freshness of coconut and enjoy a sweet interlude at a coconut candy factory, where seasonal fruits and honey tea await. A brief, yet rich, immersion into the heart of Mekong Delta’s craftsmanship and flavors.

Exquisite dragon carving columns in the (Dua) Coconut Religious Shrine
Exquisite dragon carving columns in the (Dua) Coconut Religious Shrine

At 13.30 am: Village Vistas and Cultural Threads: A Cycling Escape. Cycling in a small village, visit the weaving mat house. On the way, you will see the houses of local people with unique architecture imbued with the culture of Western Vietnam.

Groups of tourists are travelling by boats during their My Tho Ben Tre tour
Groups of tourists are travelling by boats during their My Tho Ben Tre tour

Having lunch at the fruit garden.

At 14:30 pm: Visit the Small canal of water-coconut.

Experience Xe Loi (a special type of Vietnamese tuktuk) to get a small canal, the highlight of the trip was a relaxing peaceful calm rowing boat on the small canal of water-coconut.

The boat drivers are coming to pick their tourists up in order
The boat drivers are coming to pick their tourists up in order

At 15:00 pm: Visit Vinh Trang temple – Back to Ho Chi Minh.

Vinh Trang temple at My Tho
Vinh Trang temple at My Tho

Vinh Trang Temple, with its fusion of Vietnamese, Khmer, and Chinese architectural influences, unfolds like a historical tapestry. Ornate carvings, intricate details, and vibrant ceramic mosaics adorn the temple, providing a visual feast for those seeking cultural richness.

At 17:00 pm: Back to Ho Chi Minh city.

Noted: The time can be flexible depending on the weather or your requirements.

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Tour Price Details

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Teen (10-14)
Child (6-9)
Infant (under 6)
294 USD
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What's Included

  • English, French (extra fee)-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets at attractions
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Car picking up
  • Gifts and alcoholic drinks.
  • Accomodation

FAQs

The drop-off point is either your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City or the meeting point in the city center.

Activities at Son Islet include exploring tropical fruit orchards, visiting a traditional Mekong Delta house, making local cakes with local chefs, and exploring a unique fish farm.

The tour includes visits to the Cu Chi Tunnels, Can Tho’s Cai Rang floating market, and Ben Tre’s tranquil waterways.

It is recommended to bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera to capture the experiences.

Yes, meals are included, and you will have the opportunity to enjoy traditional cuisine at local houses.

Yes, the tour is designed for participants of all ages.

The modes of transport include both car and boat.

Terms & Rules​

Cancellation Policy

For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement.

More than 45 days prior to trip departure. Cancellation fees will be charged for issued flight tickets, issued visas, transfer, and according to hotel policies. Otherwise cancellation will be charged according to the following schedule.

Days prior to pax arrival Cancellation charge:

  • 10 or more days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
  • 3 – 7 days before arrival: 70% of total tour price.
  • Within 72 hours before arrival: 100% tour price.
  • 100% of the tour price will be charged for cancellations during holidays or festivals.

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