Wooden boat sailing on Mekong Delta

Day 1

Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho

Leaving Ho Chi Minh behind, you’ll drive to Cai Be, the jumping off point for the Mekong Delta. Here, you’ll hop into a motorboat and begin to explore. Sailing between small islands and riverside villages, you’ll get a glimpse into working delta life. Tasting tropical fruits and learning how locals make their living. Cruise to the city of Can Tho for a night in your simple hotel right in the Mekong delta.

Floating Market & Cycling on Tiger Island

Day 2

Floating Market & Cycling on Tiger Island

Early this morning you will head out to visit the famous floating markets, taking in the bustling atmosphere as locals pick up their suppliers from the many vendors selling their wares. Soak up daily life in the delta up close as you visit a village processing rice from the rich soil before heading to Tiger Island.

Hopping on a small ferry to cross the water you will land on Tiger Island, often bypassed by day-trippers. Here you will experience Vietnamese hospitality and cuisine up close as you have lunch in a local home before jumping on your bike for a leisurely cycle around this green island. Visit ancient temples and learn about the farming practices used in this area. After your fun-filled day you will continue your journey on to Chau Doc for the night.

Chau Doc to Phnom Penh

Day 3

Chau Doc to Phnom Penh

Today, you’ll leave Vietnam behind and cross into Cambodia. Arriving at the border by small ferry, you’ll climb ashore to complete the paperwork and await your visa. Afterwards, you’ll sail on to the harbour in Phnom Penh, where a whole new adventure awaits. The journey today will take around 6 hours and you’ll need a passport photo and around $35 per person.

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Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
Chau Doc to Phnom Penh

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