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3-Day Tour: Ben Tre, Tra Vinh and Can Tho
3-Day Tour: Ben Tre, Tra Vinh and Can Tho (Mekong Delta)

3-Day Tour: Ben Tre, Tra Vinh and Can Tho (Mekong Delta)

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3-Day Tour: Ben Tre, Tra Vinh and Can Tho in Mekong Delta discover the lively markets, gorgeous landscapes of Tra Vinh and Chim Islet and so on.

Indulge in local cuisine, stroll through the lively Cai Rang floating market, explore the busy marketplaces of Can Tho, and experience the diverse cultures of Tra Vinh and Chim Islet. Discover undiscovered treasures, take in the grandeur of nature, and relish genuine encounters on this amazing voyage in the center 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: 9.00 am or time requested

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Itinerary

At 9.00 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up at a hotel in HCM city then head to Can Tho.

At around 12 AM: You will travel by boat and start your exploration in Son Islet – an ecotourism-based community in Can Tho.

Balm garden on Son islet
Balm garden 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
  • Making local cakes guided by local chefs.
Making steamed broken rice
Making steamed broken rice
  • Having lunch at a local house and relaxing on the hammocks.
Have lunch in Son islet
Have lunch in Son islet
  • Walking around the authentic island, visiting many fish ponds which are made by local people.
Monkey bridge on Son islet
Monkey bridge on Son islet
  • Having a chance to visit a floating fish farm on the Mekong river and enjoy watching the sunset on the Mekong river.
Floating fish farm on Son islet
Floating fish farm on Son islet

At 6.00 PM: Evening Motorbike Food tour:

Begin your exploration of Can Tho street food

"Queen" of pork BBQ
“Queen” of pork BBQ

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and then take you to the first local restaurant where you will try Vietnamese pancakes and cupcakes (Bánh Xèo).

Banh Xeo Vietnamese pancakes
Banh Xeo Vietnamese pancakes

Try the most delicious dish in the Mekong Delta

Learn more via Emagazine: Nem Nuong – Vietnam Pork BBQ ROLLS in Can Tho.

Take a stroll to try Pork rolls. You will enjoy grilled pork mixed with fresh veggies and veggie salad covered by rice paper and then deep in the special sauce made by the owner of the local food stall.

Grilling pork BBQ rolls Nem Nuong
Grilling pork BBQ rolls Nem Nuong

Let’s try the scariest and most unique dishes in Mekong Delta

It is a challenging time for you to try frogs and rats and eggplants in a clay pot. They are really delicious.

Vietnamese eggplant with scallion oil
Vietnamese eggplant with scallion oil

Discover the history stories of Can Tho while enjoying delicious munchies

You will walk 10-15 mins to have papaya salad and drink soya milk (if you can still eat more) and then we go for dessert with ambarella juice.

Papaya salad and soya milk
Papaya salad and soya milk

Make an end to your incredible trip and say goodbye

You will be back to the hotel or you want our guide to drop you anywhere you wish and finish the food tour.

The owner is packaging sticky rice
The owner is packaging sticky rice

At 5.30: Early starting to catch the fabulous views of Mekong 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.
A fruit seller driving boat in Mekong Delta Can Tho floating market
A fruit seller driving boat in Mekong Delta Can Tho floating market
  • 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.
Boat river in Can Tho, Mekong Delta
Boat river in Can Tho, Mekong Delta

At 6.15 am: Getting closer to local’s lifes 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.
Floating Market in Vietnam flycam
Floating Market in Vietnam flycam
  • 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 try having rice noodle soup
Tourists try having rice noodle soup

Discover rustic stories on the Mekong River: Rustic boat life at Viet Nam Floating Market.

At 7.15 am: Experience traditional rice noodles factory in Can Tho.

The man take the cake to dry in the natural hot sun
The man take the cake to dry in the natural hot sun

You will keep boating over to the local noodle house where you make your own rice paper and noodles guided by local people.

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

At 7.45 am: Immerse yourself in the beauty of small canal.

Take a bicycle to explore the beauty of the countryside. Immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of the village, and discover the way people live together with nature, the river in Mekong Delta are the great experiences you can get when riding around.

The green with trees along the road becomes more and more the farther you go on the cycling tour
The green with trees along the road becomes more and more the farther you go on the cycling tour

At 8.30 am: Take the car and travel to Tra Vinh province.

At around 12.00 PM: You will arrive in Tra Vinh

  • The driver took the group down to the ferry to enjoy the scenery of the Co Chien river. The ferry arrives at Con Chim port, you will be checked in at Con Chim gate, having Lunch at Uncle 5 Luong’s house here, the group stops to rest and have lunch at the cool garden house. Enjoy specialties…
  • Begin to experience the community tourism space, peaceful and simple scene “Back at Con Chim, Country people only have the heart”. Taking photos at Con Chim village gate and bicycles to begin exploring the Con Chim community tourist area.
  • Come to Ms. Van’s house – Ancient Southern Kitchen to enjoy ginseng leaves, coconut jam and fragrant butterfly pea flower tea.
  • Visit and take photos at Be Thao Coconut Garden to enjoy freshly picked coconuts and drink with an environmentally friendly grass straw. (Each guest will receive 1 fresh coconut)
  • Stop by Co Ba Sua’s house to visit the Dragon Scale House, experience grinding flour by hand with a stone mortar and making apricot leaf cake, and enjoy it with coconut milk.
  • Return to childhood with folk games: jumping rope, throwing cans, crab racing.
  • Experience the Giant Crayfish Fishing activity: You can catch fish and shrimp by yourself.
  • Enjoy coconut water with rich coconut milk and peanuts.

At 8.00 am: Heading to Ben Tre from Tra Vinh.

Our driver will pick you up at the hotel (or meeting point) and head to Ben Tre. We will start the Ben Tre full day tour to visit some interesting places.

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

At 10.00 am: Explore Mekong life on Che 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 sailing in Ben Tre
Tourists sailing in Ben Tre

At 10.30 am: Unveiling the Brick Factory and Coconut Haven in the Mekong Delta.

Inside the brick factory in Ben Tre
Inside the brick factory in Ben Tre
  • Explore the time-honored craft of manual brick making at a local factory, where traditions are molded.
Visitors visit a traditional brick factory in a craft village in Ben Tre
Visitors visit a traditional brick factory in a craft village 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.
The banner of the Coconut House
The banner of the Coconut House

At 12.00 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.
Local people are weaving traditional mats in Ben Tre
Local people are weaving traditional mats in Ben Tre
  • 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 13:30 pm: Visit the Small canal of water-coconut.

The boat driver begin paddling to take the tourists to the next stop at My Tho Ben Tre tour
The boat driver begin paddling to take the tourists to the next stop at My Tho Ben Tre tour

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 14:00 pm: Visit Vinh Trang temple – Back to 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.

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

At 18:00 pm: Back to Saigon.

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)
420 USD
315 USD
210 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
  • Breakfast
  • Transportation
  • 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

Activities include visiting ecotourism-based communities, exploring fruit orchards, participating in local cooking sessions, boat tours to floating markets, trying authentic street food, visiting traditional craft factories (like brick and coconut candy-making), cycling through villages, and experiencing cultural sites.

The tour will depart at 9.00 AM.

Yes, transportation is included. The tour provides pick-up and drop-off from hotels or designated meeting points in HCM city. It includes travel by boat and car.

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

Yes, Cai Rang Floating market is one of the destinations on this tour.

Absolutely! The tour emphasizes interactions with local communities, allowing participants to engage in activities guided by locals, visit their homes, learn about their traditional crafts, and experience the daily life and customs of the Mekong Delta.

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.

You can typically book this tour through the tour operator’s website or you can get more information about the tours by contacting our WhatsApp.

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