Day 1: HCMC – BEN TRE – VINH LONG – HOME STAY (Lunch- Dinner)
8:00 Meet your guide at the hotel and transfer to Ben Tre, the land of coconuts.
10:00 Arrival at Phong Nam boat station, get on a boat and cruising on the Chet Say canal. Visit many interesting workshops of making bricks, coconut products, coconut coal.
11:30 Enjoy a lovely sampan row through Huu Phuoc Canal to Giong Trom. Taste local tropical fruits. Walk to visit a family workshop of making rice noodle “hu tieu”, typical product and noodle soup in the Mekong delta.
Then enjoy a fantastic tuk tuk ride around the greenery countryside of Ben Tre.
13:00 Have a nice lunch at a local restaurant with local specialties.
14:00 Cruise back to Ben Tre by boat.
14:30 Transfer by car to Vinh Long
16:30 Arrival in Vinh Long, visit the market. Then get on a boat to go to Ut Trinh home stay.
17:30 Check in the home stay and relax
Enjoy a cooking lesson with the host and enjoy the dinner with what you have cooked.
Day 2: CAI BE – CAI THIA – HCMC (B - Lunch)
Wake up with the countryside sounds. Enjoy breakfast at the home stay.
8:00 Check out, bring your luggage to the boat. Then take a walk along villages and fruit gardens to Luc Cu canal where you will enjoy a nice sampan row along the quiet canals.
9:00 Get back on the boat to visit Cai Be floating market and many workshops of making pop rice, pop corn, coconut candies, rice papers, soya sauce, fish sauce, etc.
12:00 get back on the boat and cruise on Cau Xeo River to Cai Thia. Enjoy a nice lunch on the boat.
13:00 Arrival in Cai Thia, get on the bike and cycling along the villages, fruit gardens, visit 2 family workshops of making typical cakes. This bike ride is about 1 hour and very interesting.
15:00 get back to the boat station in Cai Thia and transfer back to HCMC
17:30 Drop-off at your hotel
Accommodation at a home stay, Modern A/C vehicles, boats, bikes, tuk tuk, Entrance fees for sightseeing, meals (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), Bottles of water + wet towels on route, English speaking guide
Drinks, Tips for guide and driver, travel Insurance
Any others not mentioned above