|Name||Focus on Mekong Baustein|
|Validity||01.01 – 30.09.2014|
|Duration||10 Days/ 09 nights|
|Tour Type||Private Roundtrip|
|Destinations||Saigon – Can Tho – Rach Gia – Phu Quoc|
Suggestion: A Half Day City Tour of Saigon can be arranged for the first part of the day, or this time can be free for the clients to spend at their leisure.
Day 1: Saigon – Can Tho (-)
In the afternoon,depart Saigon and transfer for Can Tho. On the way you see stunning green rice fields, giving you a typical impression of the Mekong delta. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Rach Gia (F, -, D)
Depart Ninh Kieu wharf by shuttle-boat, where you can see bustling activities along Can Tho riverbanks. In particular you will notice how local people go fishing with many fish traps and how they transport passengers as well as products by the waterway. Approaching Cai Rang floating market, you will witness the customary selling methods of the area using a traditional “offering pole” exchanging consumer goods hanging on the pole for Mekong fruit and vegetables with local sellers. To understand more about lifestyle over here, journey deeper into the small creeks called R ach N ho, where you get a greater view of Southern countryside before cruising back to Ninh Kieu Wharf.
Afterwards Transfer to Rach Gia. Overnight and Dinner at VMD Event Hotel at Giong Rieng (Dinner and drinks included).
Day 3: Rach Gia (F, -, D)
Discover the Mekong Delta from its best side. Untouched and far from tourist paths the people live a very traditional live and have rarely seen a foreigner. On this trip you will enjoy lush nature and gain a typical impression of the true Mekong Delta landscape.
The VMD Event hotel is embedded between two arms of the Mekong River, within the heart of the local area. Despite the simple life of the local people, you will not miss any comfort. After breakfast you visit the local market and meet some of the local people. They will watch you with surprised and curious faces, as they have rarely met anyone from outside their own village, let alone from another country! Enjoy the breath-taking view of the surroundings, with water buffalo slowly ploughing rice fields.
Board a local fishing boat and explore the nature and the local life from the water side. Splashing children, friendly waving people at the riverbank and pagodas and temples are passing by. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Continue your adventure by bicycle along the Mekong River and receive an even more authentic impression of the local life. Enjoy the sunset before heading back to Hotel.
Dinner and Overnight at VMD Eventhotel (Dinner and Drinks included)
Day 4: Rach Gia – onwards
After Breakfast your journey will continue either to Phu Quoc Island or back to Saigon Transfer to the ferry to Phu Quoc Island or flight from Rach Gia – Saigon (Please note the departure days!) (not included)
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