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2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour

Get a glimpse into an authentic river life, local and trading traditions of Southern Vietnam

2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour
2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour

Discover lively river scene on floating market

Discover the wonders of Ben Tre's coconut paradise and floating fish farms with our knowledgeable local guides. Eat local delicacies like elephant ear fish and freshwater shrimps at a charming garden restaurant. Cruise to the bustling Cai Rang Floating Market for a taste of Southeast Asia's vibrant trading culture.
Experience the charm of Can Tho with a stay at a quaint ecolodge, offering a glimpse into local life. Explore a craft chocolate factory to witness the chocolate-making process. This is the best way to learn about locals' lives by experiencing how they live admist the stunning scenery and engaging activities of the Mekong Delta.
  • Trip type
    Private tour for a minimum of 2 people
  • Duration
    2 days, 1 night
  • Starting Location
    Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ending Location
    Ho Chi Minh City
  • Country
  • Price
    Each tour is priced individually, as prices vary depending on the number of people, selected hotels, and attractions. Get a personalized quote tailored to your dream vacation.
What’s included
  • Transfers by air-conditioned car/van
  • Meals as listed in the program
  • Local fruit snack
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Accommodations
What’s not included
  • Service tips
  • Drinks during the trip
  • Private insurance
  • Vietnam visa
  • Personal expenses

Experience Highlights

  • Visit a coconut candy workshop, where you'll see how this local treat is made

    Coconut candy workshop - 2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour
  • Taste the unique specialities and traditional dishes of Mekong Delta with a beautiful view

    Elephant ear fish - 2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour
  • Take a leisurely walk along Ninh Kieu Wharf, a charming spot in Can Tho City

    Ninh Kieu Wharf - 2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour
  • Cruise to the Mekong Delta's largest floating market, experiencing its lively atmosphere

    Floating market Can Tho - 2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour
  • Enjoy a special breakfast served from a merchant's boat for a memorable experience

    Floating market boat - 2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour
  • Explore a local chocolate factory and learn how chocolate is made

    Cocoa nut - 2 Days Mekong Delta & Can Tho Private Tour


    Day 1:

    From Saigon, we start the journey to Mekong Delta in the morning (8:00-9:00). After about two hours, we reach Ben Tre province the heaven of coconuts and evergreen canals.

    As soon as we reach the pier, we will start exploring the area by boat. What is a water coconut and what is it eaten with? Can a river change its course? What are the uses of coconuts? Do crocodiles live in the Mekong? You'll get all the answers here with our knowledgeable guides.

    Here, we'll take you to a local coconut factory to try out this Ben Tre delicacy. While in the area, we'll also visit a floating fish farm, a farming model exclusive to the river region. This is the perfect place to learn about Mekong's fish species and the breeding techniques.


    After the insightful session on local handicrafts, it's now time for a tuk tuk adventure! The ride will take you through the local villages, opening up sights into the local way of life.

    For lunch, we'll take you to a lovely garden restaurant. Let's dive into the amazing cuisine of Mekong Delta. Fall in love with the crunchy bites of elephant ear fish, freshwater shrimps, and other delicacies that you'll only get to try with us!


    The last stage of this part of the day will be on sampans! These small rowing boats that will take us through the evergreen coconut canals back to the larger boat and then to the quay.

    From there, we will set off to the capital of the Mekong Delta - the vibrant city of Can Tho.


    We will stay at the ecolodge, a homestay situated in the rural part of the village for an authentic look into the local lifestyle. After a delightful dinner, stroll around the picturesque Ninh Kieu wharf, taking in the city's beauty. Then we'll head back to the homestay and rest for the night.

    Day 2:

    At sunrise, around 6:00 am, we will set off on a cruise to Cai Rang Floating Market - the largest working floating wholesale market in the Delta. We will learn how the merchants live on their ships with their entire families. Breakfast will be served right on the ship and this is also the perfect place to try the freshest exotic fruits of Southeast Asia.

    Hang out on a boat coffee shop, take a sip of coffee, and you’ll sail through the famous floating market that makes Can Tho famous and indulge in the vibrant lifestyle of wholesalers and merchants on water.


    Around 8:30 am we will return to the ecolodge where you’ll have free time to explore around the homestay and enjoy its attractions until 11:00am.

    Then we will check out and visit the local craft chocolate factory, where we get to see the full chocolate production process, from drying cocoa beans to delivering the final product.


    After the excursion, we will have lunch and then head back to Saigon. We will end the trip around 4:00 PM.

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