Vietnam Homestay Tours: The best way to enjoy Mekong Delta tours from Ho Chi Minh City is joining Palm Vietnam Travel’s package where you can experience the life of local farmer as well as its most biggest floating market in Can Tho Province.
Day 01: Saigon – My Tho – Can Tho Homestay
Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After breakfast, a two-hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, get on a boat trip up Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son to taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs.
Then, visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region, lunch to be served with the Mekong Delta specialty – Deep Fried Elephant ear fish.
Direct to Can Tho, arriving home stay, find your most favorite place, rest. The landlord will guide you around the neighborhood and visit the garden. You could walk around the village, visit the rice paddy, talk to local farmers or join their daily activities. One of the highlight points is try to be a farmer by doing real farming work such as bailing water into rice paddy with a four-stringed bucket which you have to balance a bucket of water by four strings or catch fish, crab for your own dinner.
Another interesting activity is ploughing and seeding vegetable. You can learn to cook simple local dishes with fresh ingredients collected in the garden or a small market nearby for their own dinner under the landlord’s instructions. After dinner, the landlord may need your help to make sticky rice cakes for breakfast and enjoy the traditional folk songs while enjoy some cups of rice wine. Overnight in Can Tho Homestay.
Day 02: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City – Departure
Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
After breakfast, you will visit the biggest and busiest wholesale floating market of Vietnam where not only local people but people from all over Mekong delta come to exchange their farming products. Finishing the market, you can visit handmade noodle workshop or shipyard to deeply understand the Mekong delta life. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh city. Lunch on the local restaurant before transfer to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure, with sweet memories and hope to see you again!
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