Mekong Garden Resort

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Saigon – Tra Vinh – Cai Be – Saigon

SAIGON ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR (L)

Saigon et alentoursUpon arrival, be welcomed by our guide and driver, transfer to Saigon center. Begin your tour of this fascinating city with a tour by walking along Dong Khoi Street formerly known as the Rue Catinat, the main shopping thoroughfare and heart of old colonial Saigon. Visit to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Next, head out to Cho Lon (China Town) continue to visit Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda, build by the Cantonese congregation and dedicated to the heavenly goddess. Back to hotel for check-in. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

 

SAIGON – MY THO – BEN TRE – TRA VINH (L/D)

8:00 am you wMekong Delta_Vietnamill be picked up by our guide and then depart for My Tho Town in Tien Giang Province; dip into the beauty of rice fields along the way. 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, arrive in My Tho, 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 three islands including Dragon, Phoenix, Unicorn and Tortoise. Also ride horse and carriage around villages to see the local life and taste tropical fruits and honey tea at bee-keeping farm; listen to traditional music and visit coconut candy manufacturer. After that, roam around villages to get deeper understanding of local life.

Continue your trip to Mekong Garden where you will immerse in the peace and beauty of the countryside. After check-in the bungalow, have a short bike ride or wander around the area surrounded by orchards, rice fields, canals and lines of coconut tree. After that have a cooking demonstration in which you can learn to make Vietnamese food.

 

TRA VINH – CAI BE FLOATING MARKET – SAIGON (B/L/D)

voyage au Mekong DeltaAfter breakfast at Mekong Garden, then head out to Tien Giang Province where you will visit Cai Be floating market. You are advised to visit early morning to avoid the crowd. Arrive Cai Be, board a sampan to discover the lively market where the locals from come to sell and exchange various types of goods but mostly fruits and vegetable such as, watermelon, potatoes, cabbage, nut, coconut, durian…Later visit a workshop making coconut candy and popcorn.

Enjoy lunch before transferring back to Saigon. On the way back, visit the snake farm Dong Tam where is the largest snake raising center. Here you can see some pythons over 70 kg or king cobras which can kill enemies in two minutes by his venom. The center also has crocodiles, lizards, wild cats, otters and monkeys birds…Get on the car and drive back to Saigon. Tour ends.

 
Places Hotels Type of rooms Website
Saigon Captown Saigon*** Superior  http://www.captownhotel.com/
Tra Vinh Mekong Garden*** Bungalow http://mekonggarden.net/


The price ís quoted in USD per person based on DBL /Twin/Single Room

Type of group 02 pax 3-4 pax 5-6 pax 7- 8 pax
Price per person 247 USD 203 USD 159 USD 147 USD
Single Supp 41 USD

 

NCLUSION:

  • 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* hotels or similar ones based on the availability
  • All entrance fees in mentioned destinations
  • Boat rides ride in My Tho, Cai Rang floating market
  • Horse and carriage ride, fruits, honey tea, traditional music
  • 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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