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|Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:40 pm Post subject: River life in Mekong delta 3 days
|Destination:Ho chi minh My Tho Ben Tre Chau doc Can Tho
Starts in:Ho Chi Minh City
Ends in:Ho Chi Minh City
Duration:3 Days in LengthTour code:SE10
The Mekong Delta (Vietnamese-Nine Dragon river delta) is the region in Southeast Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of tributaries. The Mekong delta region encompasses a large portion of southeastern Vietnam of 39,000 km2. The area covered by water depends on the season.
Itinerary in Details:
Day 1: Ho chi minh - My Tho - Ben Tre - Chau Doc (L)
Pick up at hotel. Depart for My Tho. Take the boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motorized boat. Proceed to Chau Doc. Check in on arrival. Visit the Sam Mountain, the caved pagoda, Enjoy the sunset over the Vietnamese - Cambodian Frontier. Overnight at hotel in Chau Doc.
Day 2: Chau Doc - Long Xuyen - Can Tho (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Take the morning boat trip to visit the floating fish farm and the floating village, the Cham weaving village. Depart for Can Tho via Long Xuyen, visit the incense stick village, the Crocodile farm. Check in on arrival. Free at leisure in the evening. Overnight at lovely hotel in Can Tho.
Day 3: Can Tho - Cai Rang - Ho chi minh (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Take the boat trip to visit the Cai Rang floating markets. Roam into the villages to visit the rice paper mill, the rice noodles. Return to Can Tho. Drive to Sai Gon. Stop for visit the bonsai garden in My Tho. Finish the trip around 18:00 in Saigon. End of tour.
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Tours & transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
All accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private English speaking guide
Meals as indicated in the itinerary at local restaurant with local foods (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
Boat cruise as stated
Entrance fees and permits for all sights visited
Mineral Water and towel
Government taxes & Service charges
International flights to and from Vietnam.
Vietnam visa arrangement (upon request visa on arrival at 15 USD, not including stamping fee at 25 USD)
Meals not indicated in the itinerary
All other services which are not mentioned above
Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
Personal expenses such as Telephone and Laundry bills.
Tips and gratuities