The Mekong Delta, renowned for its natural beauty and cultural heritage, should be on top of your bucket list. Visitors to the Mekong Delta can explore traditional villages, come to the floating market, and try some famous local dishes at affordable prices. To make your trip perfect, we create this daily tour and highlight some must-see attractions in the Mekong Delta that will offer an unforgettable experience in 4 provinces of this beautiful region.
Explore Con Lan – Con Phung, row a dinghy, learn about Dao Dua beliefs.
Stop at a traditional craft establishment, try your hand at processing specialties of coconut candy, rice paper, and noodle soup.
Visit the Honey Furnace, listen to folk music, enjoy garden fruits.
Admire Vinh Trang Pagoda, Truc Lam Zen Monastery, and other superficial spiritual architectures.
Take a motorboat to Cai Rang Floating Market, enjoy attractive local cuisine.
c Immerse yourself in the green nature of Tra Su Melaleuca forest, discover the colorful beauty of Chau Doc at night.
Discover Sam mountain relic cluster: Tay An Co Tu, Ba Chua Xu Temple, Thoai Ngoc Hau Tomb.
New car with air-conditioner to serve the group according to the itinerary.
The tour guide explains and serves the group throughout the route in the West.
Boat tickets for the group according to the program.
02 nights hotel according to the standard set of the group.
Boat tour to Thoi Son dune and Cai Rang Floating Market.
Boat tickets, fruits, Don ca tai tu, honey tea.
Tickets to the first entrance to the sights.
Life jackets, raincoats.
Meals outside the program, and personal entertainment expenses.
Tip Tour guide, driver serving the group
01 professional travel hat
01 bottle of mineral water 500ml/pax/day
01 cold towel/guest/day
Surcharge for single room: From $34 – $43/night/room for 2 guests (3 * 4 * hotel) for guests requesting to stay 1 person 1 private room
The required documents must be valid and must match the information registered when buying the tour
For guests with foreign nationality: Passport
Children over 10 years old and above are charged as adults.
Children from 05 to under 10 years old are charged 70% of the price, seats, meals and services as adults.
Children under 05 years old: No ticket, family takes care of the baby. Each 2 adults is accompanied by 1 child.
You gather at the meeting point to start the 3 days 2 nights Mekong tour to the South-West ofVietnam. Car and guide take you to the first attraction My Tho, about 70km from Saigon. When you arrive, you can see “My Tho Dai Pho” for a while.
The car will take you to My Tho Tourist Wharf. Leaving the car, moving on a motorboat, you visit Lan islet (Thoi Son islet), one of the four very famous islets in the West known as the “four spirits” Long – Lan – Quy – Phung.
Arriving at the dunes, you visit and learn about the traditional craft of beekeeping for honey. Take a look at the process of beekeeping for honey, you can also enjoy the fragrant honey tea. You try to hold the bees by hand to observe or admire the honey bottles and buy them as gifts.
Temporarily forgetting the bees making honey, you continue to participate in the experience of riding a dinghy to visit the beautiful landscape of the Western garden. The boat takes you along the green canal bank, weaving through the rows of coconut water to the big boat.
You get on the boat to continue the journey, visit the coconut candy oven, a traditional craft of the coconut land of Ben Tre. Here you will know the process of making delicious and attractive coconut candies. After watching, you can try the special taste of this specialty in Ben Tre and buy it as a gift. During this time, you can also enjoy Western fruits (seasonal) and listen to Southern Don ca tai tu music.
You take a boat (about 10 minutes) to the restaurant to have lunch. After lunch, you take a break for a while.
Afternoon: After having lunch, on the way back to My Tho pier, tour guide will introduce Mr. Dao Nguyen Thanh Nam – the founder of Dao Dua, also known as “Harmony Religion”.
You board the boat to leave the dunes, back to My Tho pier. Arriving at the pier, you get on the bus to visit Vinh Trang pagoda.
The temple is known as “the largest temple in Tien Giang”, you will be able to see firsthand a unique spiritual architecture, perfectly combining both Western and Eastern styles. At the same time, you will also hear the tour guide explain about this “miniature architecture museum” with impressive information and data. You have about 15 minutes to walk around sightseeing, take pictures or worship, pray at the temple. Then, get on the bus to the city. Can Tho.
Arrive in Can Tho, check in hotel. Afterwards, have dinner on the Cruise. Free to explore Tay Do at night.
Get on a boat to visit Cai Rang Floating Market, the largest floating market in the West. The market was born, exists and develops to this day due to the actual needs in people’s lives. Therefore, when coming here, visitors will encounter images and daily business activities of people such as loading goods, throwing fruits, stacking agricultural products on boats… Sincere eyes and cheerful purchase invitations will shake the hearts of visitors. The soul, beauty or attraction of Cai Rang floating market is like that: Very ordinary! Very rustic! Very Western-Vietnamese!
After visiting the floating market, the next destination is Bakery of rice paper and noodles. Here, you will see how people in the West make familiar dishes in daily life such as rice paper, noodle soup… You try to make a certain stage that you like.
After that, the group returned to the hotel for breakfast. Check out, start the journey to discover the beautiful Tay Do land with attractive destinations:
Binh Thuy Ancient House: Among 70 old houses in Can Tho, Binh Thuy ancient house is the most beautiful. The house until now still retains the same grandeur as when it was newly built. With unique French architecture, Binh Thuy ancient house is the filming place for the famous movie “The Lover” by French director JJ.Annaud and many domestic films such as “Tay Do Beauty”, “Debt to life”…
Visit Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery, considered the most beautiful and largest Zen Monastery in the Southwest region, the work is arranged in harmony with green trees, creating a beautiful scenery, bringing a sense of relaxation to visitors when visiting Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery. walk here.
Have lunch in Can Tho.
Continue the journey to Chau Doc.
Arriving in Chau Doc, you go to visit Tra Su Melaleuca Forest. The car takes you through the village roads with rice fields and flooded forests, on both sides of the road are tall, perennial jaggery trees. The closer to the place, the cooler and quieter the space; You will gradually feel the wild beauty of the forest.
Leaving the car, you put on a life jacket and get on a motorboat to visit the Melaleuca forest, a typical flooded forest in An Giang.
The boat takes you to surf on the water hyacinths; In the distance, a few brave birds looking for prey still show no concern even though your boat passes. On the tops of the tall Melaleuca trees are countless bird nests with thousands of birds taking refuge.
Continue, you leave the motorboat to walk to the rowing wharf and board the rowing boat to go deep into the Melaleuca forest. The deeper you go inside, the more wonderful the natural scenery becomes. There was only the sound of boating, the chirping of birds and the surprised “oh” of a few tourists. Remember to prepare your camera so you don’t miss any great photos and moments here. Tra Su Melaleuca forest is the “number 1” eco-tourism destination in An Giang that visitors should not miss.
You get on the car to the hotel to check in then go to dinner. After that, you are free to explore Chau Doc city at night. Overnight in Chau Doc.
The group gathers in the hotel lobby. The tour guide takes visitors to the Sam Mountain relic cluster.
You visit Tay An Co Tu – a Mahayana temple. With the appearance of Indian temples, the architecture is in harmony with the natural landscape, creating a splendid beauty. The pagoda is one of the famous destinations of the Sam mountain relic cluster. Here, you have time 30-45 minutes to visit and worship.
Leaving the pagoda, the delegation moved about 150m to visit Ba Chua Xu Temple – an architectural work in the style of the word “national”, four square roofs, roofed with blue pipe tiles. According to legend, Ba temple was built by people to worship because they believe in her sacredness. There is another legend that, Thoai Ngoc Hau stood up to build according to the last words of his wife (Mrs. Chau Vinh Te). From weekdays to the day of the goddess, people from all over the world come here to attend the ceremony, offer incense and pray for blessings. You have about 45 minutes to visit and offer incense at Ba Temple.
Leaving the temple, the delegation moved about 50m to come to the tomb of Thoai Ngoc Hau – his name was Nguyen Van Thoai, a famous general of the Nguyen Dynasty, had many merits with the local people in organizing the digging of two important canals. in An Giang: Vinh Te canal 90km long connecting Hau river with Huong Thanh (Ha Tien) and to the Gulf of Thailand; Chinh An canal connects Hau river through Tien river; large highway Chau Doc – Long Xuyen. When you come here, you will see the majestic scenery of the mausoleum, reminding us of nostalgia about the ancients, about the merits of our ancestors in this Southern land.
After that, the car takes you to Long Xuyen.
The group has lunch in the city. Long Xuyen/Sa Dec. After that, you continue to follow the car back to Saigon.
Return to Saigon, end the Western program 3 Days 2 Nights. Car and SaigonGlobal Tour Guide bid farewell and see you again in the following tours.
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We visited Ho Chi Minh City. An excellent 1-day tour of the city, with SaigonGlobal Tour, Ms. Ly, who was really knowledgeable, to temples, the Cathedral, old Post Office, Market and War Remnants Museum. We couldn’t have been more impressed, with all our many questions answered during the tour.
Such friendly and knowledgeable people who were able to answer all our questions about the city and the history from the terrible war.
Overall a good tour though we didn’t manage to visit Ben Thanh Market which was closed during the Tet Holidays.