Located right on the bank of the Mekong River, Mekong Riverside Resort is the ideal place for you to relax, reflect, and embrace the beauty of the Mekong Delta. From the resort, you will explore the surroundings with boat and cycling excursions to experience local life and the best that the area has to offer.
Day 1: Explore the local life of Mekong Delta
Day 2: Cai Be floating market and relaxing bicycle ride. Back to Saigon.
Your tour starts with in Ho Chi Minh City with a 2.5 hour transfer to the Mekong Delta. The mighty Mekong River enters Vietnam and splits into two main branches, which later divide into nine smaller branches. All of these are connected to each other with a network of thousands of waterways. The Mekong Riverside Resort is located right in the heart of this network. You will arrive at the resort at noon and be welcomed by your private tour guide. A lunch of local dishes will then be served.
In the afternoon you will take a boat ride to Tan Phong Islet where you will enjoy a rowing boat trip and learn from local fishermen about their traditional methods. Next, you will visit a fruit garden and taste various fruits of the delta region whilst drinking tea and chatting with the friendly hosts. You then take the boat back to the resort.
The rest of the day can be spent as you please, perhaps relaxing at the swimming pool or going kayaking or fishing. Later, an interesting cooking class will take place before dinner at the resort. (-/L/D)
In the morning you will head off on a boat to visit the Cai Be floating market where goods are bought and sold from boat-to-boat. Following this, the boat will take you to a handicraft village where you get on the bikes and cycle to Phu Chau pagoda. You will cross the river together with local inhabitants by ferry, then head along the river to experience the daily way of life here. On the way back to the resort you will visit a fish sauce factory and take a break at the local bonsai garden.
On arrival back at the resort you will check-out and then transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. (B/-/-)
Note: The price is per person and based on a group of 4 persons.
Transfer to and from Mekong Delta by private AC vehicle
1 night’ accommodation at Mekong Riverside Resort (twin/double sharing)
Indicated meals (B as breakfast; L as Lunch; D as dinner)
English speaking guide on the indicated excursions
Motored boat ride and rowing boat
Bicycles and helmets
Cooking class & all other activities mentioned in the program.
Pre and post trip accommodation
Drink and Beverage