The province of Vinh Long sits on a long Mekong Delta island. Lush and heavily cultivated with both rice and fruit orchards, the province is crisscrossed with canals and tributaries all flowing into the teeming rivers that form its borders. While just a trickle of visitors come to Vinh Long province, the boat trips here are more reasonable and the homestays offer a terrific possibility to experience Mekong Delta life firsthand – it’s worth stopping here.
Get involve in our trip, you will have an opportunity to discover the real Mekong Delta experiences where you can watch beautiful scenery and have a chance to understand more about the local life as well. Vinh Long offers some of the most interesting boat trips in the Mekong Delta – to the Cai Be floating market, coconut workshops, fruit orchards or even overnight in home-stays.
Day 1: Depart from Ho Chi Minh city to Mekong Delta. When arrival to Vinh Long, you will visit Tien Chau pagoda called Di Da Temple in the past. This is one of the most attractive pagodas in Mekong Delta which was ranked by the Ministry of Culture and Information as a national art and architecture heritage. After that, you will discover local brick, pottery workshops and the biggest nursery garden in Mekong Delta. You will discover more and more about local life experience and natural scenery along the way by walking or cycling. Then you have lunch at a garden restaurant with some famous local food. Arrive at Mekong Delta Homestay, you have the chance to prepare dinner and stay with the host family before the first-day end.
Day 2: The second day begins after having breakfast at Homestay. You will have chance to explore the real local life by rowing a sampan ride through An Binh Island to visit an ancient house, some local workshops, and Cai Be floating market which is very interesting to see boats full of fruits, flowers and souvenirs, to discover how people at Mekong Delta trading their goods out of the water. Break for lunch served at Mekong Restop Eco-restaurant before your tour end at your hotel.
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