• Itinerary

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DAY 1 : SAIGON – CAN THO – VUNG LIEM (-/(L/D)

07:30 Transfer to Can Tho. Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Ninh Kieu Quay and head to Tra On. Enjoy your welcome drink and peaceful scenery while the crew members board your luggage. Comfort yourself on our sofa in the front sitting room and enjoy the breeze.
Lunch will be served on board while cruising to  Mang Thit river, this smaller branch of river allows you to observe more of the riverine culture and local activities along the way. Stop for a walk through the village to explore more of the local life style, enjoy the green garden and start to chat with friendly locals. You also will stop for a visit at the brick factory.  Here you will see how bricks are made using traditional methods, which are centuries old.
Head to Vung Liem in the late afternoon and relax while you watch the sunset. Freshen up and get ready for a cooking demonstration onboard that comes with your dinner. Anchor in Vung Liem for a night.

DAY 2 : VUNG LIEM – GIONG TROM (B/L/D)

In the morning, breakfast will be served on board before starting to explore the town of Vung Liem by bicycle. Visit the Cao Dai Temple in one of the most popular local religions, which is a combination of Taoism, Buddhism and Confusium. Continue to visit the local wet market of Vung Liem.
Return to your boat and cruise to Mo Cay while you enjoy your onboard lunch. After your meal, relax and get ready for a walk through the local village in Mo Cay, a district of Ben Tre province where you can visit the coconut processing factory, the main job that locals live on for many decades as this place well known for its coconut products.
Finish your walk and get back to the boat, then we continue the cruise to Giong Trom river,  passing by Ben Tre. Start the walk through My Long village and visit Mr Sau Tuong, a former Vietcong soldier who survived two years fighting the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh. Now he and his wife live on making rice paper, which is the most famous specialty of this region. Have a chat with him and enjoy the crispy rice paper made by his wife, and observe the process of how it is made. Return to your boat, freshen up and enjoy the onboard dinner. Overnight on An Hoa river near Chet Say Bridge.

DAY 3 : GIONG TROM – AN HOA – MY THO (B/-/-)

Breakfast will be served onboard in the early morning and you start your cruise on An Hoa river heading to My Tho. Stop at Phong Nam village for a Xe loi ride to visit some local business, stop at a rice noodle factory which produces Hu Tieu noodles, one of most popular breakfast dishes in the region. Then continue to take the rowing sampan trip through Ba Sau canals which are covered green by the water coconut plants, so lie back and enjoy the beautiful tropical scenery. Get back to your boat and cruise to My Tho where your driver will take you back to Saigon or continue your trip. End of cruise. Transfer back to Saigon.