A boat on the Mekong River

Saigon – Vinh Long Homestay - 2 Days

Our 2-day adventure is for you to discover the exotic lifestyle in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. On the tour, you'll engage into the local life, visit local families with traditional vanishing occupations and taste seasonal fruits.

 The accommodation is basic with homestay at a local family on one of the islands.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1    Saigon – Vinh Long/Homestay (L/D)
Day2    Vinh Long – Cai Be – Saigon (B)

Accommodation: Homestay on an island with a local family/basic conditions/1 night

Inclusions
English-speaking guide;A boat restaurant at Cai Be Floating Market
Private A/C car for transportation as indicated in the program;
Accommodation: home stay as indicated in the program;
Meals as indicated in the program (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner);
All admission fees during the guided times in the program;

Exclusions
Insurance of any types;
Drinks or personal expenses;
Others not specified in the inclusions;

Detailed itinerary
Day1    Saigon – Vinh Long/Homestay (L/D)
In the morning, we drive 136 km( 4 hours) from Ho Chi Minh city to Vinh Long town. Upon arrival, we'll board our boat and start to explore the islands of the Mekong Delta. We'll visit: a temple or a community house, brick-making, pottery factories, a bean-curd making family, a blacksmith, rice-peeling process...and learn about the real local life. Lunch is served in a family on an island.

In the afternoon, we cruise to discover more about the local culture, visit a bonsai garden, then anchor at a family for the night. We stay overnight with a local family on one island.

A restaurant boat at Cai Be Floating Market
A restaurant boat at Cai Be Floating Market

Day2    Vinh Long – Cai Be – Saigon (B)
After breakfast, we'll have a walking tour around the village, visit a family with century-old traditions and tools for doing farm work, an orchard with seasonal fruits. Then, we'll cruise on some Mekong river tributaries to Cai Be floating market. We'll visit families making popcorn and rice paper before docking and  taking our car back to Saigon. End of service.

A lady and on her coconut boat at Cai Be Floating Market
A lady and on her coconut boat at Cai Be Floating Market