Coming to Mekong Delta, you will have the opportunity to visit and explore the river life. The system of the Mekong River has the intricate canals, floating markets, four-season orchards, and the mild life of the local people. This makes Mekong Delta become a famous destinations in the South Vietnam. Let’s go with Vietnam Drive to visit Mekong Delta including 2 famous sites: My Tho and Can Tho.
Exploring the local life on the water
Visiting honey bee farm, coconut candy oven, ride ba la boat
Listen to folk songs, taste seasonal fruits, and honey tea at the garden
Visiting Cai Rang floating market
Discovering how to make rice paper, noodle (hu tieu)
Itinerary of the Mekong Delta Tour:
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh to My Tho – Ben Tre and Can Tho
The representative of Vietnam Drive will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. We will start the itinerary of 2-day Mekong Delta Tour.
The first destination to explore is My Tho. When coming to this town, we take a boat to Con Lan (Small Island in the Mekong Delta). Here, you have the opportunity to visit the honey farm; enjoy the honey tea; and taste delicious fruit jams of the South Vietnam.
This chance helps us to understand more about the life of the people on the river. We continue catching the small boat to go through the green shadow of coconut trees.
After that, we visit coconut candy factory to see the process to make coconut candy that is the famous local candy in Vietnam.
Take a rest and have lunch with the local food.
We can also taste fruits and listen to fork songs before transfer to Can Tho City.
We will check in the hotel in Can Tho to relax.
Day 2: Can Tho – Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City
After breakfast, we take a boat to visit Cai Rang floating market – the largest market in the Mekong Delta. You may get option to taste pineapple on the boat which the local people use to carry to sell around the river.
We will continue to visit the production of rice paper and noodle.
Then, we will transfer back Ho Chi Minh city.
We will finish 2-day Mekong Tour from Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon.