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Private 3-Day Mekong River Tour to Phnom Penh

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On this excursion with your own guide, see a floating market, get a sense of daily life of the Mekong Delta, and taste Mekong specialties during lunch at a local home. With 2 nights at hotels included, admire a stunning temple and a tiny mosque before your trip ends in Phnom Penh.

Day 1:
Leave Ho Chi Minh City and drive to Can Tho, the center of the 11 provinces of the Mekong Delta. Stop at Cai Be in Vinh Long, board a traditional boat for a cruise on the Mekong River, and see Cai Be floating market, An Binh Islet, local homes, bonsai gardens, nurseries, and orchards. Along the way, get a glimpse of farming activities and daily life of the Mekong Delta.

After enjoying a lunch of Mekong specialties at a local home, continue to Can Tho and spend the night at a hotel or the Nguyen Shack Riverside Homestay, featuring a garden, bamboo bungalows, as well as bicycle tours to rice fields and a rice wine producer.

Day 2:
In Chau Doc visit a market overlooking the confluence of 3 rivers and then take a boat to Chau Giang District where a tiny mosque serves the local Cham community, a minority which dominated coastal Vietnam from the second to the ninth centuries. Here, you may get the chance to see Cham artists weaving silk.

Next, admire a beautiful Khmer temple and floating houses that double as catfish farms, now a huge industry for the country. En route, visit the bamboo basket-making hamlet of Long Thanh before you continue to Can Tho and your hotel.

Day 3:
After breakfast, ride to the boat dock and catch the express boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh.

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