Explore tiny villages perched along tranquil tributaries, browse the goods at a colorful floating market, and taste silky sweet coconut candies washed down with honey tea. Tiptoe across a creative bridge, watch noodle makers at work, and see traditional folk music performed by locals on this 2-day tour.
Catch a lift directly from your Ho Chi Minh City, grabbing a window seat for the scenic ride out of the city. Watch rice paddies flecked with charming farms pass by as you make your way to the quaint fishing village of My Tho. Board a boat bound for the islands of the Tien River, and then cruise to Ben Tre to check out dense coconut groves. Taste decadent coconut candies and sip hot mugs of honey tea before grabbing a scrumptious lunch featuring freshly caught fish and river shrimp.
Spend your afternoon watching folk music performances and walking around the countryside. At night, take a quick ride to Can Tho where you can turn in for the night at a cozy hotel.
Start your day with a hearty breakfast, pack up your things, and head out to weave through the vocal vendors of Cai Rang Floating Market. Weave through rows of boats loaded with everything from fresh produce to vintage jewelry, browsing for souvenirs and haggling with locals as you go. Watch dextrous noodle makers create delicate vermicelli, visit a local village, and get the chance to test your balance as you cross the river on a bamboo span known locally as a "monkey bridge".
Tuck into a scrumptious lunch, do some last-minute shopping at Can Tho Market, and then take a final ride back to Ho Chi Minh City, where you can get dropped off at your hotel.