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Mekong Delta Exploration Adventure

Mekong Delta Exploration Adventure

7 Days / 6 Nights

from / to Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Highlights
• 7 days and 6 nights
• Enjoy touring ancient temples, pagodas, and structures
• Visit the famous Cai Rang floating market
• Pedal your way through the countryside of Can Tho
• Enjoy a relaxing time at the beaches of Phu Quoc
Explore the beautiful sights along the Mekong in this 7-day adventure and spend some relaxing time on a beach.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Arrival

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, your guide and private car will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. This afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho (B)

After breakfast, transfer by vehicle 4 hours to the Mekong delta to Can Tho. Along the way, stop to enjoy a café sua da, a local coffee. This afternoon, visit the Muniwangsyaram Pagoda, a typical Khmer Buddhist pagoda, the local museum for an introduction to Mekong history, and a 100-year old Vietnamese/French style house in Binh Thuy. This house was chosen as one of recording sites for the French film the ‘The Lover’ which is based on the Marguerite Duras novel. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 3: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Can Tho (B, L)

Early this morning you will visit the bustling Cai Rang floating market. Board a small boat and cruise the waterways full of boats leaden with mangoes, bananas, papaya, pineapple and other fruits and vegetables hanging from tall poles. After the market, cruise through the back canals and waterways to witness local life along the river.  Look for the ‘monkey bridges’: narrow, flimsy bamboo bridges that span the canals. Return and have lunch in Can Tho. This afternoon, learn about the land and its people with a bike ride through the area. Discover the countryside, cottage industries, small farms, hidden temples and friendly locals. This evening is at your leisure.  Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 4: Can Tho – Phu Quoc (B)

After a late breakfast, depart for your flight to Phu Quoc. Upon arrival, the resort shuttle bus will transfer you to your resort. The island of Phu Quoc is an undiscovered destination with clear waters and pristine beaches perfect for sunbathing, hiking and watersports. The rest of day is free to relax by the pool or on the beach. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Activities in the area (optional extras): Adventurers will be amazed at the marine life as they snorkel or scuba dive the tropical waters. Enjoy a trip to the outlying islands or hike into the interiors tropical rain forest. Vietnam’s favorite ingredient Nuoc Nam (Fish Sauce, can be found here in abundance and a visit to a local factory is a must.

Day 5: Phu Quoc (B).

A full day at leisure in the resort or on the beach.  Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Day 6: Phu Quoc (B)

A full day at leisure in the resort or on the beach. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Day 7: Phu Quoc – Ho Chi Minh City (B)

The morning is at leisure before checking out. The resort shuttle bus will transfer you to airport for your departure flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Rates & Services

Rates: 01.05. 2015 – 30.09.2016

Price per person in USD (private tour) 2 persons in double room 1 person in single room(single traveller) Single room supplement
Hotel Category Standard 814 1.346 356
Hotel Category Superior 1.050 2.065 602
Hotel Category First Class 1.422 2.820 967
Supplement for domestic flights in Vietnam: 246  USD per person *
Note: During certain dates seasonal surcharges may apply, especially during Christmas, New Year and the Tet Festival (February 2016). Please inquire with us to find out whether this applies for your tour.
* Price-Tip: If you buy the long-haul flights with Vietnam Airlines about us, we can offer the domestic flights in Vietnam in combination with long-haul routes to a less expensive price than above mentioned offer. Should you opt for a different airline or booking flights on their own, the costs listed for the domestic flights are in addition to the prices indicated in the table for the round trip.

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For rates for 3 or more travellers in one booking, please inquire with our team.

Services included in our rates:
• accommodation inc. breakfast (B)
• other meals as detailed in the itinerary (L=lunch, D=dinner)
• local specialized tour guide (English-speaking, other languages available on request)
• all transfers
• boat tours and air-conditioned car/van transportation as detailed in the itinerary
• sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary inc. entrance fees
• one high-quality guidebook per room
Services NOT included in our rates:
• international flights from and to your country of origin
• domestic flights (Can Tho / Phu Quoc & Phu Quoc / Ho Chi Minh City )
• travel insurance • meals other than those explicitly mentioned, drinks, tips and personal expenses
• visa fees
Travel dates [&] minimum no. of travellers:
• any day departure
• no minimum number of travellers
• this tour is a private tour and you will not be travelling with people other than those you booked with
As this is a private tour, you can depart on the day of your choosing and alter the daily sightseeing program to suit your interests. Inquire with our team to extend this tour or to combine it with our other programmes.

Our Selection of Hotels for You

Hotel Category Standard:
Ho Chi Minh City: Signature Saigon *** (Deluxe Room)
Can Tho: Ninh Kieu2 Hotel *** (Deluxe Room)
Phu Quoc: Eden Resort Phu Quoc *** (Deluxe Room)
Hotel Category Superior:
Ho Chi Minh City: Grand Hotel Saigon**** (Premium Deluxe Room)
Can Tho: Nam Bo Boutique **** (Suite)
Phu Quoc: Long Beach Resort **** (Ancient Deluxe Room)
Hotel Category First Class:
Ho Chi Minh City: Renaissance ***** (Deluxe River View Room)
Can Tho: Victoria Can Tho ****(*) (Deluxe Room)
Phu Quoc: La Veranda Resort ***** (Deluxe Garden View Villa)

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