Mekong & Tra Su Cajuput Forest
TOUR BRIEFINGDay 1: Saigon – Cai Be – river explore and farmstay (L/D)
Day 2: Cai Be – Chau Doc panoramic sunset from mountains (B/L)
Day 3: Tra Su Forest exploration - Saigon (B/L)
Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be farmstayToday, HIT Indochina’s tour guide welcome you at the hotel and we start our trip to explore the vast of Mekong delta. The easy transfer along highway passes ever- green rice fields before we arrive in our homestay in Cai be town. We will spend our first night here to discover how the giant river effects on human life and their living-makings. Trying fishing at the house’s pond and biking to visit orchards surroundings. End up the day with a cooking class with ingredients are home-made and home-raised products.
Meal: Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Homestay in Cai Be
Day 2: Cai Be – Chau Doc sunset from mountainsUp early for cycling around Tan Phong – a charming and peaceful island beside the amazing riverside market with all its bustling activity and smorgasbord of sounds, colors. We continue to visit daily life and manual traditional factories to make rice cake, facilities then visiting a local primary school, and enjoy tea and coffee with local farmers. Discover fruits garden with a lot of tropical fruits and enjoying it with owners.
After lunch, we drive to Chau Doc, where we will prepare for jungle discover next day. Arrive in Chau doc just in time of sunset. We walk up for a short distance to the sacred Sam Mountain. From here, you will enjoy its panoramic view over the vast plains into Cambodia, rice fields and Mekong river from Cambodia to Vietnam twisting along mountains. Spend this night at border gate town.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc
Day 3: Tra Su Forest exploration – DepartureAn early drive to Tra Su forest and start a boat trip to where are includes an 845ha special-purpose forest surrounded by a 645ha buffer zone. It is the habitat for many colonies of water birds, bats and various others such as rare and endangered animals and reptile species.
The jungle is hardly touched by human and you may encounter a hundred types of birds here. There are many ways to discover the jungle like hiking, motorcycling or boating. But we offer boating because this is the best way to go into a small alley of the jungle. We enjoy picnic lunch right inside the jungle and spend some free time here.
A transfer to Saigon is included or you may want to connect to Cambodia via road or waterway. End of our service.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Not Available
For those ones booked flight Saigon - Phnom Penh or Siem Reap already, we will take a tour to Tra Su forest in morning and drive back to Saigon in the afternoon. You will need an extra night in Saigon before taking the flights. Contact to our Support team to compare the options and manage your stay.
Why this Tour?
- Homestay in Cai Be
- Join in farming activities
- Floating markets in Cai be
- Sunset at Chau Doc
- Visit beautiful Cajuput forest - Tra Su
- Encounter hundreds of natural bird, rear animal
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What is Included
- Professional English speaking tour guide
- Private A/C car transfer as program
- Entrance fees
- Boat trip on Mekong river
- City/Student bike rentals
- Accommodation and homestay at twin share basis
- Visiting excursions as indicated in the programs
- Daily breakfast and meals as indicated.
- Drinks of 02 bottles of water/person/day
- Services charges and taxes
What is NOT Included
- Pre/post accommodation
- Tips for tour guides
- Personal expenses and other drinks
- Other services not mentioned