08.00 am, pick up and transfer to My Tho.
9:30 am – 10.00 am, arrive in My Tho, board a wooden motor boat (20 minutes) to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through natural creeks, interesting fisherman’s port; stilt houses (half on land, half on water). From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea. Then, walk around quiet villages to watch the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
The second boat trip is small rowing boats. During this 15 minutes trip, you’ll witness all kind of interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around while enjoying the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery.
Back to the large motor boat, cruise along a canal whose 2 long sides are orchards (seasonable orchards). After that, we cruise to a village where the sweat smell coconut candies are in the air. To satisfy your curiosity, we’ll get to a village that has many small shops that make coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees. It is indeed inseparable from the villagers’ life.
Lunch in a local restaurant. After that, visit an orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments. You can enjoy the fruits for free while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam.
After that, return to My Tho by motorized boat and then travel to Can Tho by bus.
Check-in hotel, dinner and stay overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Saigon (B, L)
After breakfast, around 7:15 am, board a boat and travel for about 40 minutes to get to Cai Rang floating market. This is the biggest of its type in the whole Mekong delta. During this visit, you’ll have a chance to board a merchant boat that sells pineapples which come from Can Tho City.
After that, we continue on our riverine route for 5-7 minutes and then on foot for about 5 minutes to reach a noodle and a rice paper factories. The next stop is a rice processing factory where you’ll learn the many steps that transform “rice with a brown cover” to the delicious and beautiful rice grain that we consume daily.
Back to Can Tho for lunch and end the sightseeing trip at downtown Can Tho and get back to Saigon with a short break on the way for relaxing and photographing.
Drop off at city center around 18.30 – 19.00. End of service.