Mekong Garden Resort

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Saigon – My Tho – Ben Tre – Tra Vinh – Can Tho – Sa Dec – Saigon

DAY 01: SAIGON ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR (L)

Saigon_VietnamUpon arrival you will be picked up by our guide and driver and transfer to the city centre. Start your tour by visiting China town. Discover some famous sites here such as Thien Hau temple - one of the most beautiful Chinese temples built in the eighteenth century by the Chinese and Binh Tay market (locally known as Cho Lon). Finish your city tour by exploring Saigon Central Old Pos Office and Notre Dam Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Saigon.

 

SAIGON – MY THO – TRA VINH (L/D)

Pick up at your hotel; head out to My Tho in Mekong Delta. Dip into the beauty of rice fields along the way. Firstly, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which is the “must visit” site in Tien Giang. The pagoda is an ancient Southern gem with the combination of Asian and European architecture including Renaissance period and Romanesque style.

Next, continue to My Tho, up on arrival, take a boat trip on Mekong River to visit farmer’s house and garden. View the fishing port, the traditional stilt houses and boat building workshops and islands including Dragon, Phoenix, Unicorn and Tortoise. Enjoy lunch on the beautiful island. Next, ride horse and carriage around villages to see the local life; taste tropical fruits and honey tea at bee-keeping farm; listen to traditional music and visit coconut candy manufacturer. Roam on village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the locals to get deeper understanding about their daily life in the watery area.

Transfer to Mekong Garden bungalow in Tra Vinh province which overlooks the pond and orchard. Here, you can fish or enjoy hot tea from the large balcony of the bungalow. In the evening, you participate in cooking classes. Dinner and overnight at Mekong Garden.

 

MEKONG GARDEN – CAN THO (B/L)

Mekong Delta tourHave breakfast in Mekong Garden, and then have bike tour around the village to immerse the beauty: channels, palms, rice fields…Visit mat manufactures and discover the local life and other types of handicraft of the locals in Mekong Delta. You can also help the locals with farming activities and see friendly, smiling and welcoming people. After having lunch, continue your trip to Can Tho. Arrive in Can Tho and check in at the hotel. Visit Ong pagoda, ancient house of Binh Thuy – a colonial house. Have dinner and stay overnight in Can Tho.

 

CAN THO – CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – SA DEC – SAIGON (B/L)

Cai Rang floating market You are going to visit Cai Rang floating market in the morning. The landscape is very beautiful: hundred sampans with full of rice, fruits and handicraft products…they are here to exchange their products. We will then visit the central market and explore the local activities. After leaving the market, we are going to visit a luxuriant orchard of Little Hien Farm and enjoy the fruit picked up by yourself. After lunch, continue to Sa Dec to visit the old house of Huynh Thuy Le who was the lover of Marguerite Duras French writer and then visit the village of Sa Dec flower, there are various kinds of flowers and various bonsai dating 100 years. Back to Saigon and arrive in Saigon in late afternoon. End of service

 

Places

Hotels Type of room

Websites

Saigon

Captown Saigon***

Superior

http://www.captownhotel.com/

Tra Vinh

Mekong Garden***

Bungalow

http://mekonggarden.net/

Can Tho

Iris Can Tho****

Superior

http://www.irishotelcantho.vn/home.html

 

Price is quoted in USD per person based on DBL, TWIN or SINGLE room

Group size

02 pax

3-4 pax

5-6 pax

7-8 pax

Price per person

331 USD

271 USD

213 USD

197 USD

Single Supp

63 USD

 

INCLUSION:

  • Transfers by private A/C cars with experienced and professional drivers
  • Private competent, knowledgeable and inspired English-speaking local guide (unless, otherwise state)
  • Listed meals at typically Vietnamese local restaurants (B: Breakfast/ L: Lunch/ D: Dinner)
  • Listed 3* and 4* hotels and resorts or similar ones based on the availability
  • All entrance fees in mentioned destinations
  • Boat rides ride in My Tho, Cai Rang floating market
  • Water bottle and handkerchief

 

 

EXCLUSION

  • Drinks during meals
  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival (can be done by our Visa service)
  • International and domestic airfares
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Tip and other personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned in the program
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