Start From: Ho Chi Minh City
Cruise Length: 2 days 1 night
Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Ben Tre, Mo Cay, Vung Liem, Tra On – Cai Rang – Can Tho city
Day 1: Ben Tre – Mo Cay – Vung Liem
08:00 am Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and depart to My Tho. You will meet your guide at 10 am at Ham Luong River in Ben Tre town where you will board your Mango Cruise. Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail on the deck and meet the crewmembers. A delicious lunch will be served onboard. Our first stop will be the Mo Cay local wet market where the locals come to buy fresh fish, meat, and vegetables, as well as other exotic delicacies including rat and snake. Continue cruising along the canals and stop at a village for a short walk to visit the coconut processing place where they make coconut oils and coconut fiber.
Return to the boat for a cold drink and some time to relax on deck. Lunch will be served on board. We then head down the Vung Liem canal to visit traditional brickworks and the lively town of Vung Liem, with its fascinating Cao Dai and Khmer temple. We will visit these places by bike.
The boat will then cruise to Tra On where we will stop for the night. While on board, freshen up, and then head to the deck where you will have a cooking demonstration before enjoying a delicious, 5-course dinner onboard. The rest of the evening is spent at your leisure.
Days 2: Tra On – Cai Rang – Can Tho
Get up early in the morning to visit Tra On floating market before heading to Can Tho. Stop at the spectacular Cai Rang floating market, where you will transfer to a smaller boat and mingle amongst the thousands of trading vessels. Feel free to buy yourself fruits or drinks from the local boats. After your market visit, return to your Mango Cruise, and soak in your surroundings, before being dropped off at Ninh Kieu Quay in Can Tho, and preparing for your onward trip. Our driver will pick up and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. End of services.
Tour price includes:
- English/French speaking guide
- Boat trips as mentioned
- Meals as mentioned
- Admission fee to indicated sights
- Overnight on luxury Sampan
- All activities as mentioned
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Tour price excludes:
- Travel insurance of any kind
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses
- Other services not mentioned