Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon)
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho (L)
This morning you will be met at 08.00am by your driver to begin your journey south into the heart of the Mekong Delta. En route, pass farmers tending their fields and drying their produce on the sides of the road. On arrival at Can Tho (approximately a 4 hour drive) check into your beautiful French colonial style hotel situated on the banks of the Mekong River. This afternoon meet your local guide and explore the Mekong Delta with a visit to a local village that specializes in making bamboo baskets. You will have a unique opportunity to discover a side of Delta life where few tourists venture. Continue on to a nearby Stork Sanctuary where you can see thousands of storks nesting in a beautiful natural environment.
Day 2: Can Tho Surrounds (B, L)
Rising to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, we breakfast and start our trip with a boat cruise on sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Cairang and Phongdien floating markets. There will be hundreds of boats loaded with fruits, vegetables and fish jostling for trade. Sellers advertisers their wares by crying out across the waters. We visit the lush orchards and are treated to a delicious tropical fruits. In the afternoon relax and enjoy the hotel facilities (swimming pool, games room and tennis courts) or take the complimentary shuttle boat into Can Tho town.
Day 3: Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
This morning is free to relax at your hotel before driving back to Ho Chi Minh City where on arrival at your hotel the tour ends.