3-Day Small-Group Tour of Can Tho and Bac Lieu via Soc Trang

Mekong Delta, “a rice granary of Vietnam” is known as a beautiful destination with thousands of natural landscapes bringing the inestimable cultural and historical values. It is the best advice to spend 3 days to explore 3 typical cities in the Mekong. You can get a lot of fabulous experiences and interesting information about the local life and nature in Mekong Delta when visiting Can Tho, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu only in 1 exclusive tour.

per adult from

$199

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Lunch
    • Local English expert tour guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Pick-up and drop-off in the airport and your hotel
    • Boat
    • Entrance fee
    • Bottled drinking water
    • Travel insurance
    • Visit to a local house
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation

  • Day 1: PICK UP FROM CAN THO AIRPORT OR HOTEL – SON ISLET TOUR

    Pass By: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    At 9 A.M, your local tour guide will pick you up by car.
    Explore Binh Thuy Ancient House – French-style Vietnamese house, built-in 1870 by the Duong family. You will get a glimpse into what an estate of a mandarin would look like back in the French colonial days.
    Visit Binh Thuy Temple – The rare and perfect house preserved with the specific character of Mekong Delta in the past century.
    Take a boat to go to the 67 ha Son Islet, isolated from the city center. It is one of the country’s most attractive destinations for green community-based tourism. You can see the rustic beauty of South Vietnam by exploring lush seasonal tropical fruit gardens and enjoy the fruits from the local.
    Visit a local house to learn how to make traditional cakes and cook rustic local dishes. You can give it a try and enjoy it as well. You can know more about the local lifestyle and culture there.
    Visit a local family to see unique “Dancing snake-head fish” run by the local.
    Check-in Hotel in Can Tho.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: SOC TRANG – BAC LIEU TOUR FROM CAN THO

    Pass By: Soc Trang Province, Soc Trang Province, Mekong Delta
    At 7 A.M, your local tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and then take you to Soc Trang province by a private car.
    Arrive in Soc Trang – the home of pagodas and seductive Khmer culture
    Drop by Chua Dat Set or Clay Pagoda, with nearly every beautiful and skillful object inside is made entirely of clay. The hundreds of statues and sculptures that adorn the interior today were hand-sculpted by the monk Ngo Kim Tong. It is an ideal place for anyone to come and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and learn about the humanity and warm love of the Khmer people.
    Visit Chua Doi or Bat Pagoda – the mysterious peaceful pagoda in Soc Trang. It is home to huge century-old trees and about one million fruit bats each of which is about 1kg in weight and with a wing-span of 1m to 1.5m. Around dusk, hundreds of bats swoop out of the trees to forage in orchards all over the Mekong Delta.


    Pass By: Sro Loun Pagoda (Chen Kieu Pagoda), QL1A, Đại Tâm, Mỹ Xuyên, Sóc Trăng, Vietnam
    Stop by Chua Chen Kieu or Designed Bowl Pagoda. The name of Chen Kieu Pagoda is originated from the monks tiled old porcelain bowls, plates to on the pagoda’s walls, stairs, and many other locations to create extremely impressive motifs during the process of pagoda reconstruction in 1969. The library has a collection of Buddhist scriptures written on palm leaves, some are new and some dating back hundreds of years.

    Pass By: Soc Trang Province, Soc Trang Province, Mekong Delta
    You will have a Vietnamese authentic lunch meal.

    Pass By: Bac Lieu Province, Bac Lieu Province, Mekong Delta
    Explore the villa of Bac Lieu Mandarin’s son – the most luxurious Western house in the Mekong delta during colonial time. It was designed by a French architect, combining western European architecture and traditional Vietnamese features.
    Come to Bac Lieu Offshore Wind Farm, developed on a 540ha site – considered as “Holland” in Vietnam. It has in the East Dam region of Bac Lieu province. The wind farm is home to 62 turbines, with each one standing approximately 82 meters in height with a weight of over 200 tonnes. You can enjoy visiting the path that leads to the turbines in the middle of the sea.
    Back to Can Tho city.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: CAN THO CITY TOUR

    Pass By: Cai Rang Floating Market, 46 Hai Ba Trung Near Cai Rang Bridge, Can Tho 900000 Vietnam
    At 05:30 AM, our guide will pick you up from your hotel by car and transfer you to Ninh Kieu wharf for embarking the boat.
    Head to Cai Rang Floating Market – a must place you need to go in Mekong Delta.

    On the way to the floating market, you may see a stunning sunrise and your tour guide will explain everything about the local life on the river and the history and unique culture of Cai Rang floating market. Don’t forget to stand at the top of a local pineapple boat to take a photogenic floating market photo and enjoy fresh and sweet pineapple.

    Pass By: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    Explore a beautiful small canal and you know more information about the riverside local life.
    Pay a visit to a friendly traditional noodle factory. You can see how the local makes colorful noodles step by step. You also have an opportunity to show your talent when trying some steps of making homemade rice noodle. Don’t forget to enjoy home-made “rice noodle pizza” made by the owner’s wife.

    Pass By: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    Continue visiting the Organic Cacao FAarm. The tour guide will tell you secret stories about cacao and how to make chocolate, cacao wine, cacao powder, cacao butter for cosmetics. It’s interesting to savor a fresh cacao fruit, pure chocolate with 100% of cacao, dark chocolate and have a glass of hot chocolate drink at a cacao farm

    Pass By: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    Our car driver will pick up you at Ca Cao farm to go to the 2800-hectare forest – “green lung” of Mekong Delta, which is an ideal destination for nature lovers.
    On arrival at the wetland area, after getting the entrance tickets, you can walk through the tranquil forest to feel the nature and seek for wildlife birds and then get on the top of the bird observation tower to get a splendid panoramic overview of the whole green forest and a lot of gorgeous local rice fields nearby.

    Pass By: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    Enjoy the Vietnamese authentic lunch meal.
    Then, get on a boat and start the journey to explore wildlife birds and the typical wetland ecosystem of the Mekong Delta. You also go through the canals to see a green carpet of duckweed, water hyacinth and water lettuce and immerse yourself in the pristine nature, learn about the native plant and animal species of the region.
    Prepare your camera with you to catch stunning moments of birds and other kinds of animals when the boat takes you into the natural habitat of wild birds and their breeding site.
    Back to your hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • The covid n-19 is controlled in Vietnam currently. We welcome all international travellers to come and discover Mekong Delta without any hesitation about health problem.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Mekong Smile Tour

Activity ID: V-275202P12

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