VN61A Princess of the Mekong Delta ( 2 days / 1 night )
Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Phu an – Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be Princess – Can Tho
Take an early morning drive to Cai Be to enjoy a day out in the lush surroundings of the Mekong Delta. Board the Cai Be Princess boat and start your adventure through this riparian region. Cruise to the Cai Be area and visit a historic house. Stop en route to visit some thriving cottage industries and observe how rice paper and rice cakes are made. Lunch will be served at Le Longanier Restaurant, a lovely property set amidst a verdant tropical garden. Continue your cruise along the river and immerse yourself in the countryside scenery. Bikes are available on the boat for those wishing to embark on further exploration. Disembark and transfer to a waiting car for the drive to Can Tho.
Overnight in Can Tho. [Lunch]
Day 2 Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy a morning boat cruise to the Cai Rang Floating Market full of small boats and vessels that deliver goods from all parts of the Mekong Delta. You will have a chance to observe lively activities of merchants trading their produce. Continue cruising to Ba Lang canal; stop at an orchard to visit and enjoy seasonal fruit before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.
* OPTIONAL – extension after fruit tasting
Have an optional bike ride or walk around to explore the surroundings. Join the locals in preparing food and have lunch with them before returning to Ho Chi Minh City or your next destination (Lunch).