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Authentic Mekong Delta Tour 4 Days

Saigon – My Tho – Cao Lanh – Sa Dec – Can Tho

Spend the few days in the lush Mekong Delta and catch a glimpse of the fascinating way of local life in southern Vietnam.

  • Boat trip and sampan cruise on the mighty Mekong river and throughout Tra Su mangrove forest
  • Cai Rang – the largest wholesale floating market
  • Charms of bonsai garden and orchard


Day 1: Saigon – My Tho – Xeo Quyt – Cao Lanh (Dong Thap)

Depart from Saigon to Mekong Delta, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. Upon arrival at My Tho, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank then stop at famous Tortoise islet, have lunch at the orchard garden. Then enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canalsto of Ben Tre – the kingdom of coconut, taste seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music” performed by the locals. Continue your trip to Dong Thap, stop at the historical Xeo Quyt, a basement among residential place which is preserved formerly containing: underground house, store, secret tunnel… Overnight in Cao Lanh.

Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Lunch
Saigon tour

Day 2: Cao Lanh – Sa Dec – Can Tho

After breakfast in Cao Lanh, go through the Mekong River by ferry to Sa Dec, which is well-known for its ornamental floriculture of South-west of Vietnam, visit the famous ancient house Huynh Thuy Le of Marguerite Duras, author of The Lover. The trip is followed by Sa Dec flower village having various types of flowers and numerous bonsai dating for a hundred years. Later visit Kien An Cung Pagoda which was built with a unique and sophisticated architecture. Lunch is served at local restaurant then we head to Can Tho for overnight.

Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Authentic Mekong Delta Tour 4 Days

Day 3: Can Tho – Chau Doc

Today you will start early in the morning to explore the busiest floating market of the Mekong Delta – Cai Rang floating market. Take in the beautiful scenery and daily activities of locals who live along the Mekong canals and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. The boat drops you off at Ninh Kieu Quay then get back to the hotel for breakfast and check out.
After lunch, go on to Tra Su cajuput forest which is renowned for not only its almost-untouched natural beauty but also its sanctuary of flora and fauna. Take a boat trip into the forest and harmonizing oneself with nature. The impressive pictures of cajuputs, the fragrance of flowers and the music-like noise of birds, insects and animals will definitely make travelers do not want to leave. On the way back stop by to visit Sam Mountain, the Cave pagoda. Check in hotel in Chau Doc and free time for sightseeing.

Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
floating market of the Mekong Delta - Cai Rang floating market

Day 4: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh

After an early morning breakfast, we will embark the speedboat trip from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh. End the Saigon to Phnom Penh tour for 4 days at Phnom Penh Boat pier at about 13h30. End of services.

Accommodation: None
Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast
Essences of Southern Vietnam

Trip Inclusive:

  • All private transfer and transportation.
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All entrance fee & sightseeing tickets
  • Water and tissues on the coach
  • Boat trips in the itinerary, bicycle

Trip Exclusive:

  • Travel insurances
  • Vietnam visa
  • Drink and meals not mention in Inclusive column
  • Personal tipping and gratuities
  • International flight tickets
  • Early check-in & late check-out at all hotel
  • Bank fees if paying by credit cards/ TT
  • Surcharges/compulsory dinner (if there is any) during Peak seasons



Category Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31th, 2023 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single supplement
Superior $490 $375 $302 $257 $68
Deluxe $505 $391 $317 $273 $83
Luxury $571 $457 $383 $339 $149




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Can Tho Iris Hotel

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Iris Hotel


Victoria Can Tho Resort


Dong Thap  Tri Le Hotel         Deluxe Balcony  Tri Le Hotel       Deluxe Balcony  Tri Le Hotel       Deluxe Balcony
Chau Doc  Chau Pho Hotel   Superior  Chau Pho Hotel  Deluxe  Victoria Resort   Deluxe
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