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Set at the confluence of the Can Tho and Hau river, and crisscrossed by tributaries, canals and waterways feeding life into the region like veins, Can Tho is the political, economic, cultural and transportation centre of the Mekong Delta. Thanks to its tremendously fertile soil, Can Tho is one of the largest agricultural producers in the Delta, often referred to as Vietnam’s rice basket, and has a poetic beauty with well-off villages nestled under shade of coconut trees.
This half-day tour is designed for those who have limited time but wish to fully experience the beautiful landscape, friendly people and rich culture of the Mekong Delta. It includes selected highlights of the region but will be delivered to you through different angles and fun activities such as cycling and boat rowing. Join us for a unique and authentic rustic experience in the agricultural heartland of Vietnam.
Local English speaking guide
Transportation as indicated
Activities and Entrance fees
Mineral Water and snacks
Fruits for refreshment
Visit one of the most abundant fruit gardens of Mekong river
Cycle to visit blacksmith family and observe how they make knives
Learn how to make special cakes with from a local
Learn how local people cross the “monkey” bridge
Experience the locals life by visiting their local garden houses and fruit gardens
Enjoy the fresh fruit you picked from the locals farmer’s garden
2.30 p.m. You will be picked up at a designated point to embark the tour.
We will then cycle to visit a blacksmith family and see how they make knives manually and have a chance to make friends with local people.
Then, we will learn how to make banana cakes and cycling around Nhan Ai Island to visit the “monkey” bridge (narrow bridge made of bamboo) which local people use to cross the canals daily and learn how local people cross the bridges.
Stop at a local farmer’s house to savor a cup of tea and coconut water. You can try picking fruits at the host’s garden and talk to him to understand how local farmers take care for their gardens.
Saying goodbye to the hospitable host, you will cycle back to the meeting point. End of tour at 5.30 p.m
Improve Community’s Standard of Living and Encourage Cultural Exchange
By choosing this tour, you directly support conservation of local communities living around Mekong Delta, while driving employment opportunities and income for families of Cai Rang and Mekong Delta’s surrounding area. The program provides community members with practical skills in the hospitality trade and with tangible assets such as quality Rustic and homestay facilities. The tourism skills and hard assets allowed local community people to more effectively participate in the tourism chain value.