Can Tho & Sa Dec 3d/2n 2

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Can Tho & Sa Dec 3d/2n 2

Another variation on our classic Mekong tours, this 3-day tour combines bustling Can Tho and Cai Rang floating market with the charming colonial riverside town of Sa Dec.

Saigon – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Sa Dec – Saigon (3D/2N)
 

Day 1: Saigon – Ben Tre – Can Tho ( -/L/-)

Depart from Saigon around 8 am and head south to Ben Tre province, famous for its coconut production and quiet, peaceful waterways.

On arrival, take a xe loi ride through the local village of Huu Dinh to enjoy the green fields and gardens. Continue with a short walk to Huu Phuoc bridge where you will start your boat trip through small canals with beautiful tropical scenery. On board the boat, enjoy a welcome drink (mango cocktail) and tropical fruits while cruising.
 

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The cruise will stop first at a brickworks where the locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand. Then go back to your boat to cross the  An Hoa river, where you will take a sampan trip through narrow canals and enjoy the peacefulness of the region. The sampan will take you to visit one of our friends Mrs Huong who lives with her 3 children and grandson – they live on fishing, shrimp and fruit orchards. Enjoy fresh fruits and tea before heading to visit a rice noodles factory which produces Hu Tieu noodles, one of most popular breakfast dishes in the region.

Then switch to bicycle and ride on village roads past green gardens and local houses, and stop at another local house where they live on their traditional family business, sampan boat building. Then continue your cycling trip to My Long to visit Mr Sau Tuong, a former Vietcong soldier who survived two years fighting the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh. Now he and his wife live on making rice paper which is the most famous speciality of My Long village. Have a chat with him and enjoy the crispy rice paper made by his wife, and see how it is made.

Then return to the village road to carry on the bike ride to a local restaurant by the river side. Time for you to relax and enjoy a 5-course lunch of local specialities. Relax and walk around the garden after lunch, and then visit the nearby house of Mr Hung who is a famous sticky rice maker in the village. You can also feed his stock of catfish and walk through his fruit garden.

After the visit , the boat will be waiting for you at the pier nearby to bring you back to Ben Tre city where your car is ready to take you to Can Tho. Overnight at Kim Tho hotel.
 

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Day 2: Can Tho – Sa Dec (B/L/-)

6a.m. meet guide and take a boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, the biggest and busiest in the Delta region where thousands of local farmers converge to sell their produce to wholesalers. The boat will then take you along small canals to visit a local farm so you can experience the life of Mekong farmers. The boat will drop you off at Ninh Kieu Quay at approx 8am.  Get back to the hotel for breaksfast and check out. 

 

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Get back to the car for transfer to Sa Dec. Lunch enroute

Check in at the hotel in Sa Dec and have a free evening to explore the lively riverside town.

 

Day 3: Sa Dec – Sai Gon (B/L-)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the Kien An Cung buddist temple and the famous Sadec flower village. Continue to visit the famous old house of Marguerite Duras, author of The Lover.
 

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After lunch, head back to Saigon

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PRICE: From US$459 / adult ( based on group of 2 )

 

INCLUDES:

  •  . Private car/driver throughout as mentioned
  •  . English speaking guide 
  •  . Boat trip and activities as mentioned
  •  . Accomodation: 1 night at hotel in Can Tho

                        1 night at Hotel in Sa Dec

  •  . Meals as mentioned
  •  . Admission fee to indicated sights
  •  . 2 bottles of water per day per person in the car
  •  . Gov’t tax

 

EXCLUDES:

  •  . Personal expenses
  •  . Drinks during meals (soda, beer, juice, etc)
  •  . Services not specified in program
  •  . Tipping /gratuity

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