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3-Day Mekong Delta Tour from HCM: Ben Tre, Can Tho, An Giang

3-Day Mekong Delta Tour from HCM: Ben Tre, Can Tho, An Giang

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3-day Mekong Delta tour from HCM city: Ben Tre – Can tho – An Giang with vibrant markets, floating market, local food, and beautiful landscapes.

Explore bustling markets in Chau Doc and Can Tho, cruise through the vibrant Cai Rang floating market, indulge in local delicacies, and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Ben Tre. Uncover hidden gems, witness nature’s splendor, and savor authentic experiences in this unforgettable journey through the heart of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

Duration

3 days

Transportation

Boat, car

Hotel

No

Style

Explore

  • Free pick up: Ho Chi Minh city center
  • Drop off: Ho Chi Minh city center
  • Departure: 8.00 am or time requested

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Itinerary

At 8.00 am: Pick up at a hotel in Saigon or meeting point, then go to Ben Tre. We will visit some interesting places.

At 9.30 am: Arrive at Vinh Trang temple.

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 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.

Tourists travel by small boats in tourist areas
Tourists travel by small boats in tourist areas

At 12.00 am: Having lunch at the fruit garden.

Having a delicious meal for lunch at My Tho Ben Tre tour
Having a delicious meal for lunch at My Tho Ben Tre tour

At 1.00 pm: Unveiling the Brick Factory and Coconut Haven in the Mekong Delta.

Coconut wooden vase, indispensable decoration in the Coconut house
Coconut wooden vase, indispensable decoration in the Coconut house

Explore the time-honored craft of manual brick making at a local factory, where traditions are molded.

Inside the brick factory in Ben Tre
Inside the brick factory in Ben Tre

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.

Workers are making coconut candy
Workers are making coconut candy

At 2.30 pm: Village Vistas and Cultural Threads: A Cycling Escape.

Tourists are visiting the fruit orchard
Tourists are visiting the fruit orchard

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.

At 3:30 pm: Visit the Small canal of water-coconut.

Tourists are travelling through beautiful small canal by boats
Tourists are travelling through beautiful small canal by boats

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.

At 4.00 pm: Back to Can Tho and check in hotel.

At 5.30 am: Early starting to catch the fabulous views of Mekong Delta river.

  • 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 on the Mekong River.
Tourists taking pictures at the floating market
Tourists taking pictures at the floating market

At 6.15 am: Getting closer to local’s lives in floating market.

  • You will arrive at Cai Rang floating market. Our boat driver will drive the boat slowly around the floating market so that you can enjoy observing how local people trade products on their boats and enjoy the bustling atmosphere.
Local vendors trading at the floating market
Local vendors trading at the floating market
  • You will experience sitting on boats and having breakfast on the floating market which is a must-do when you visit the floating market.
Tourists enjoy delicious rice noodle soup
Tourists enjoy delicious rice noodle soup

See more: Outstanding images at Vietnam’s Cai Rang Floating Market.

At 7.30 am: Experience traditional rice noodles factory.

Tourists try making clear rice noodles
Tourists try making clear rice noodles

You will keep boating over to a local noodle 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

At 8.15 am: Immerse yourself in the beauty of small canal.

  • Heading to authentic small canals – one of ten prettiest canals in the world. It takes more than an hour on the canals. Our boat driver will stop driving, but paddling slowly so that you can immerse yourself in nature.
Tourists at beautiful small canal at their Can Tho floating market tour
Tourists at beautiful small canal at their Can Tho floating market tour
  • You will see many fruit orchards along the canals and local houses where local people are living.

At 9.45 am: Get to know about Cocoa farm in Can Tho and how to make chocolate by hands.

Harvest cocoa fruit in Can Tho
Harvest cocoa fruit in Can Tho

Arriving at the HANDMADE chocolate farm immersion. After small canals, we will walk 10 – 15 mins to the cocoa plantation. There is one only man in Vietnam who makes chocolates with his own technique and recipe which will definitely impress you.

Roasting machine in cocoa farm
Roasting machine in cocoa farm

Learn more: Traditional chocolate making steps at Can Tho Cacao factory.

At 11.30 am: Check out of the hotel and have lunch with broken rice. Then head to An Giang.

People move motorbikes on An Giang village roads
People move motorbikes on An Giang village roads

At 4.00 pm: Go up to Sam mountain to enjoy the view in Chau Doc.

Explore more: Images of peaceful villages in An Giang Vietnam.

At 8.30am: Tra Su cajuput forest.

A stork in perching in a lotus pond looking far away
A stork in perching in a lotus pond looking far away
  • A 40-minute car ride takes you to the magical Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, nestled in the heart of the Mekong Delta. This sanctuary is a haven for a diverse array of colorful birds and other wildlife, offering a truly immersive experience.
Boating in Tra Su cajuput forest
Boating in Tra Su cajuput forest
  • Explore the sanctuary by motorboat, getting up close to the wildlife and natural beauty.
High-quality motorboats that drive you throughout Tra Su forest
High-quality motorboats that drive you throughout Tra Su forest
  • Expert rowboat ladies will ferry you through the flooded cajuput forest, offering a unique perspective.
  • A 15-minute trek leads you to a bird watching tower, offering panoramic views of the entire forest with birds perched on branches.
An old house looking from above in the Tra Su bird sanctuary
An old house looking from above in the Tra Su bird sanctuary
  • Savor an authentic Vietnamese lunch in the heart of Tra Su cajuput forest.

Explore more: The lush green image of Tra Su forest stands out.

At 12.00 am: Your adventure concludes, and we make our way 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

Adult/Young (from 15)
Teen (10-14)
Child (6-9)
Infant (under 6)
360 USD
270 USD
180 USD
Free

Accommodations

5 star hotel
4 star hotel
3 star hotel
about $75
about $46
about $23

*This is our recommendation for accommodation. Please contact us and we will send you the hotel list.

Discounted rate of 5-10%

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What's Included

  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets at attractions
  • Lunch
  • Food tour
  • Car picking up
  • Gifts and alcoholic drinks.
  • Accomodation

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:

  • 15 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
  • 7 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
  • Within 72 hours before arrival: 100% tour price.

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FAQs

The tour takes you through Vinh Trang Temple, Chet Say River for Mekong river views, a Brick Factory, Coconut Candy Factory, a cycling escape in a village, a small canal tour, Cai Rang floating market, a traditional rice noodles factory, cocoa farm visit, and the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

Activities include sightseeing at cultural and historical sites, experiencing local river life, participating in traditional craft demonstrations (brick making, coconut candy production), cycling through villages, exploring small canals, visiting a floating market, engaging in hands-on experiences like making rice paper/noodles and chocolate at local facilities, and exploring the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

Yes, meals are provided. The tour includes lunch at a fruit garden, breakfast at the floating market, broken rice lunch, and an authentic Vietnamese lunch within the Tra Su cajuput forest.

Yes, the tour offers interactions with local communities, craftsmen, and rowboat ladies who will guide you through the canals. Additionally, the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary offers opportunities for wildlife sightings and experiences within the natural habitat.

Yes, we do. Please contact us directly for further information or stick to the private tour option on the booking form.

It’s recommended to bring comfortable clothing suitable for the weather, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and comfortable footwear for walking or cycling. Additionally, carrying a refillable water bottle and some local currency for any personal expenses might be beneficial.

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