Spend an overnight stay at a local home by the Mekong Delta and explore the bustling life of the local residents going about their daily lives by the delta.
The Mekong Delta is an important source of livelihood for local folks living around the delta. From fishing to farming, many of the income for local villages and towns depends on the river and the ocean of Mekong. Along the riverbank of the river and the shore of the delta, you will also find various villages thriving with their own culture, economy and specialty. In this 2 days/1 night trip, you will explore and experience the full lining of what the Mekong Delta has to offer while you make friends and learn more about the domestic life of your local host family. So ready yourself and prepare for an eye-opening experience around the Mekong Delta.
Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City / Cai Be (Lunch & Dinner)
The tour will start with a visit to Cai Be Market. Making your way there, you will travel by boat and float amongst the colourful barges of locals selling their goods. Once you come onshore, you will stop over at a local house and witness how locals make coconut candy, rice-paper, rice-pop corn and rice wine. You will then take a rowboat into small canals and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the countryside while you stuff your stomach with some local fruits, tea and some traditional music. After the fun morning session, you will enjoy your serving of delicious lunch at a local house before check into your host home to drop your luggage. Next, you will take a bike ride through the village paths and enjoy some beautiful landscape for your photo hunt. Returning to your homestay, you will join your host in cooking some traditional dishes and dining in with a cup of tea or rice wine. Finally, rest yourself with a comfortable night at your homestay.
Day 2 - Cai Be / Vinh Long / Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast & Lunch)
You will start your day with some light breakfast before taking a morning walk in the village to enjoy the fresh morning air. Later, you will travel by boat and visit the brick kilns to see how the local people create their beautiful clay pottery. You can also simultaneously pick up on the pottery skills and make your own when you return as well. Then, you will continue by boat downstream to a floating village where you will learn how to farm catfish on the Mekong River. Upon arriving at Vinh Long City, you will continue your trip with a visit to the local market. With that done, your tour will conclude.
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