Mekong River Life Tour

Mekong River Life Tour
Rate from: $264
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City
Routes: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong River


This 4 days tour is recommended to tourists, who have accommodation in Saigon already and wish to discover the Mekong delta, its exciting life, and stay away some days from the noise and rush-up of hectic center of busy Ho Chi Minh City. Leaving the hustling Saigon with crowded destinations behind, you can treat yourself some free time at a peaceful Mekong Delta place. At there, you will experience a daily life of local people and get many memorable experiences.


  • Have a boat trip to witness the daily river life and the works of people in the South.
  • Visit the family factories producing fish sauce, tofu and rice paper, which are the livings of local people.
  • Enjoy the traditional meals
  • Experience the variety of different cultures which are the mix of people of Viet, Khmer, Cham and Chinese nations.
  • Visit the Sam Mountain which are between Vietnamese and Cambodian regions.
  • Day 1: Saigon – Vinh Long (L, D)

    Morning depart for Vinh Long, 130 km southeast of Saigon to begin the exploration of Mekong. Take a boat through the narrow waterways to witness the daily river life of the southern people and visit the family factories producing fish sauce, tofu and rice paper.

    Day 2: Vinh Long – Can Tho (B, L, D)

    Carry on to Can Tho, the economic and administrative centre of the Mekong Delta. Check-in your hotel and take another wooden boat for a cruise crossing a complex of riverways to visit local orchards along the river and stop for an enjoyable traditional Vietnamese lunch. Have a relaxed walk through scenic villages before back to the hotel.

    Day 3: CanTho – Chau Doc (B, L, D)

    Drive further 6km to reach Cai Rang morning Floating Market where a colourful display of boats carrying juicy fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanging. Transfer to our car and driver another hour to Chau Doc, located on the Cambodian border, a riverine mix of people of Viet, Khmer, Cham and Chinese nations.

    Day 4: Chau Doc – Saigon (B, L)

    Morning drive to Mt. Sam, a popular pilgrimage site of the Vietnamese Buddhists. A climb uphill to the peak of the mountain will offer stunning panorama of the nearby Vietnamese and Cambodian regions. Afterward drive back for six hours back to Saigon. End of the tour. Vietnam Bamboo Travel can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

  • Tour cost in US$ per person
    Hotel Class Number of persons in group
    2 3 – 4 5 – 6 7 – 8 9 – 10
    3 Star 468 389 319 286 264
    4 Star 561 484 418 380 360
    5 Star 616 573 468 435 413

    Inclusions of the trip

    • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
    • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
    • Land transportation by car air-conditioned vehicles
    • English speaking local guide
    • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
    • Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Mineral water and wet towel

    Exclusions of the trip

    • Any kind of drinks
    • Camera/video entrance fees
    • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
    • Travel insurance.
    • We strongly recommend purchase a travel insurance covering medical evacuation before your trip

  • Mekong River

    Mekong River

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