This 3-Day-2-Night Mekong Delta Tour is the combination of Le Cochinchine Cruise Package and Farming Tour with homestay at Green Village. The authentic tour to Mekong Delta Vietnam gives you the chance to visit original orchards and handcraft workshops; ride bike through peaceful villages; meet friendly local peoples but also hand-on Vietnamese cooking classes; relax with foot massage on board; taste all fresh mango, dragon fruit; stay closed to the nature and so on.
Morning drive from Saigon to Cai Be.
10h30 – 11h00: arrival at the pier of Cai Be. Transfer by junk which takes us to a sumptuous traditional residence, former imperial residence, where the descendants of the family of Kiet welcome you and invite you to taste tea accompanied by savory samples of tropical fruits. We have the opportunity to walk through the orchard. Continuation towards the artisanal villages where rice and coconut products are produced: rice alcohol, puffed rice cakes, rice paper, coconut milk sweets.
12h00: Embarkation on the boat of Le Cochinchine, welcome by a welcome drink. Lunch on board as the boat heads towards Co Chien. During the cruise, you will have the opportunity to contemplate beautiful authentic landscapes that stand by the river.
In the afternoon, we go on foot or by bike along the paths through the villages. The walk allows us to discover verdant orchards and river activities, and especially to make contact with the local inhabitants.
The boat continues in the direction of Tra On, while ascending up the river. The aperitif is offered on the upper deck while enjoying a foot massage as the sun gradually sets on the river.
Taking part in a cooking class on the boat, you will have the chance to try to make Pumpkin flower stuffed with That Lat fish and learn how to cut vegetables for decorating dishes.
Dinner and overnight on board to enjoy the beauty of the river at night.
Overnight on Junk.
An early awakening allows you to contemplate the dawn on the Mekong River: fresh air, bird song, barges traffic, and bubbling activities of the inhabitants in the banks of the river. Breakfast on board while the boat sails slowly toward Can Tho.
Check-out Le Cochinchine boat, say “goodbye” to our friendly staff, we transfer you by small boat for visit of Cai Rang, one of the most bustling floating markets in the whole Mekong Delta. The Cai Rang floating market is known as a high-light cannot be missed when you explore the Western rivers of Vietnam.
Boat trip along the coves shaded by palm trees. You will be able to admire magnificent orchards, local dwellings, shipbuilding yards and the hustle and bustle of the river industry. Visit an orchard where you will find many kinds of tropical fruits such as: mango, dragon fruit, kumquat, jackfruit…
Return and disembarkation of the boat at 11h00 AM. We transfer you to Green Village Homestay.
Afternoon riding your bicycle on non-touristic trails with the canals and the orchard gardens.
If you are a cooking lover, landlord is willing to show you how to cook Vietnamese food for dinner at Green Village.
Free at leisure until the time drive back to Saigon. End of 3 Days Mekong Delta Tour with Le Cochinchine Cruise.
Valid till 31 December 2019 (subject to change on 24 Dec and 31 Dec)
|Group size||Superior Class|