Day 1: Saigon -Cantho -SocTrang ( L, D )
8h00 am: Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel. Depart from Saigon to Mekong Delta.
After crossing many paddy rice fields, you arrive in Can Tho city. You have lunch in a nice restaurant. Your first visit is Soc Trang province.
Soc Trang is an important center for the Khmer people, who constitute 28% of the province’s population. It’s a useful base of exploring Khmer temples in the area. Your first destination to visit is Kh’leang Pagoda. Originally built from bamboo in 1533 and rebuilt in 1905 by bricks and roof was covered with tiles. The pagoda consists of a central chamber and a range of wooden stilt-house, used as places for holding traditional ceremonies.
Very important to visit is Dat Let pagoda or Clay pagoda (called Buu Son Tu by Vietnamese people). The hundreds of statues and sculptures that adorn the interior were hand-sculpted by the monk Ngo Kim Tong. Most of the clay objects in the pagoda are fragile.
The last visit in Soc Trang province is the Bat Pagoda. It also called Ma Toc pagoda or Mahatue Pagoda, was built during 16th century. It presents Khmer arts, with skillful, symbolic decorations on its pillars and roof and splendid relieved and statues. The pagoda is famous for its beautiful architecture and also for its very large roof that houses tens of thousands of bats. Then, you come back to Can Tho, short time for taking a look at Can Tho Night market. Night in Can Tho.
Day 2 : Cantho -Saigon ( B, L )
Early morning, our tour guide pick you up at the hotel and you are transferred by boat to visit the Cai Rang Floating market (about 50 minutes from your hotel) where you can see the products hung in the bole of the boat. The local people just only sell and buy the tropical fruits and vegetable with the cheap price.
Next, you visit the factory where people make rice noodles. You cross a small canal to go Ba Cong Garden to enjoy the local fruits.
Back to the local market. Lunch on the way to Hochiminh city.
End of your services.
Transfer by private car or mini bus, Meals as indicated 2 lunches , 1 breakfast and 1 dinner, Private boat, Entrance fees, Tour guide, 3 stars hotel at Saigon Cantho hotel/ Superior room
Exclusion: Drinks, personal expense, tips