Mekong delta group tour 2 days 1 night
Ho Chi Minh
Daily Group Tour
Mekong delta group tour 2 days 1 night is a great choice for any traveler who wants to relax in the fresh air and peaceful environment. Furthermore, you have a chance to explore the unique river life at floating markets or walk through villages to have more understanding of the Mekong delta daily life. Especially, you will never forget the amazing tastes of the typical cuisines of the Mekong delta and enjoy the fresh seasonal fruit.
- Get the experience of local river life, tradition, and culture
- Have the opportunity to see the biggest floating market in Can Tho
- Visit bee farms, and tropical fruits gardens, taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea
- Listen to traditional southern folk song music
- Take a boat tour along the Mekong river
- Feel the calm and quietness of the nature of the wetland forest…
Day 1: HCM - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (L/D)
07: 30 – 08:00 AM: Pick up at your hotel in center Disc. 1 in HCM or our office for the Mekong delta group tour 2 days 1 night. Continuously, we spend one and half hour bus ride passing the green rice fields, leading you to the beautiful rural My Tho town.
Arrive in My Tho town, and visit Vinh Trang pagoda – the oldest ancient one in southern Vietnam. Known as the largest pagoda and the most special architecture in the Mekong delta. Its architecture was influenced by Vietnamese culture and Khmer culture as well as European architecture.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking in the village paths to contemplate orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and Vietnamese folk music performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Be rowed in a small sampan through the Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business & bee-keeping farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at the local restaurant. Break time.
The afternoon is time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meeting the local people to experience their daily life in the Mekong delta. Relaxing on hammocks to enjoy the cool breeze is for those do not want to join the cycling trip. Proceed to Can Tho City and overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho - Cai Rang floating market - Ho Chi Minh (B/L)
After breakfast, you first take the boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the lower Mekong river. The boat trip later takes you to the Cai Rang floating market, which is the most original and bustling place in the region. Have you tried Vietnamese vermicelli noodles? So, you will go and see how it is made. After that, you will trek along the village to get in touch with the local people. Here, you have a chance to experience how to pass a “Monkey bridge” which is built with only one piece of bamboo.
Walking tour of the local noodle factory. Visit Munir Ansay Pagoda – Khmer temple, famous for its unique structure. Then move by boat to the Con Son tourist area, visit the fruit plantation and enjoy seasonal fruits.
Have lunch and return to Ho Chi Minh city.
Finish, our bus will transfer you back to HCM city. If you are looking for a more convenient trip, you should book the Mekong delta tour 2 days 1 night (small group)
- English speaking guide
- 01 mineral water/pax
- 2 lunches, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
- Entrance fee
- Boat trip
- Hotel 2 star
- International flight tickets and Visas stamp
- Domestic and regional flights in the tour
- Visa to Viet Nam
- Service fee for visa procedures if guests have request
- Bank fees for both sides
- Any items of purely personal nature such as laundry and telephone calls
- Personal, travel and health insurance
- Early check in and late check out
- Single room supplement if request
- Drinks during meals
- Meals that are not specified
- Gratuities/tipping to tour guide, driver and hotel staff and restaurant’s staff
- Surcharge for peak season & compulsory dinner on X’mas and New Year’s Eve
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, flood), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc…
- Travel insurance
- Ages 0- under 2: free of charge for tour. Airfares depend on Airlines’s policy at booking time
- Ages 2- under 6: 50% of adult price. Airfares depend on Airlines’s policy at booking time
- Ages 6- under 11: 85% of adult price & airfare fully charges
- 11 years and older: 100% (charged as an adult)
(Notes: There will be a surcharge for the height of children’s entrance tickets when visiting some tourist attractions in your itinerary. Please pay an extra fee if the child’s height is surcharged)
Parents pay for the costs incurred, if any
Service Details During The Trip
We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.
Private Local Tour Guide: You will have legally licensed local tour guide in each destination, from welcome and farewell you at the airport. Your guide will guide, help, assist and taking care of you in order to make your tour worry-free. The good guide for you means we arrange the right guide. Elephant Travel Company will arrange tour guide base on the feature of the itinerary and consists of the group, to maximize your experiences in traveling.
Private Drivers & Vehicle: Safety is first priority for transportation. To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold towel and water bottles are provided in the car.
Local Flavor Meals: Don’t worry about meals; we select both restaurants and menus for you. Elephant Travel Company will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customer. Menu is also carefully selected by us to ensure you try different food every meal.
We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of your local guide.
Well-Selected Hotels: Standard, comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast!
Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.
If you need our assistance with visa procedures for an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country. Please refer to the following steps:
Step 1: Provide us your application details
- Your full name (as exactly seen on your passport)
- Your gender
- Your date of birth
- Your nationality
- Your passport number
- Your passport expiration dates (with at least 3 vacats pagess and valid for at least 6 months)
- Date of arrival ( dd/mm/yy)
- Date of exit (dd/mm/yy)
- Arrival airport
Step 2: Process your visa information into a visa application
We will contact you for reviewing your visa information and then submit your application on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration department and follow other procedures pursuant to the regulations of Immigration department to get Visa approval letter granted by Immigration department.
We will send the visa approval letter via email to you after 07 working days.
After we obtain the visa approval letter from the Immigration department for you, we will forward you a scanned copy of it by email (Your visa information then has been recorded to the Visa system of the Vietnam Immigration department).
Step 3: Get your visa stamp on your arrival
Just print the approval letter out, prepare 2 passport sized photos and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($25 for single entry visa; $50 for 1 month multiple entry visa). Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, and then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.
Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, expect a simple form to fill in (or you can download form to fill beforehand), present the visa approval letter, passport, photos to the Immigration officer inside the counter and look for a place to hear your name be called to get the passport back and pay for the stamping fee.
For those who are applicable for E-visa, instructions will be given at the time you contact us.