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Explore Vietnam's famous Mekong Delta and discover what makes this destination an essential place to visit.
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Three nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing and transport as specified and services of a local English-speaking guide.
Over just three days, you'll discover the significance of the Mekong Delta and its surrounding highlights. Visit Chau Doc's local market and later take a boat to Chau Giang District where a tiny mosque serves the local Cham community. Discover the local practice of silk weaving, marvel at the distinctive architecture and visit a beautiful Khmer temple.
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Visit floating houses that double as catfish farms, a huge industry for Vietnam
See the Mekong's largest floating market, Cai Rang, a fascinating sight to behold.
Experience Sam Mountain, an important pilgrimage site.
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Arrive at Chau Doc border by speedboat from Phnom Penh around 17.30, you will be picked up by private guide and car, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Rise early for a boat trip to the colourful Cai Rang floating market. Continue to Chau Doc by road, and spend a full day in Chau Doc exploring the vibrant markets, riverside lifestyle and views from Sam Mountain. (B)
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After enjoying breakfast at the hotel take an early departure at 0630 to see the Mekong’s largest floating market, Cai Rang. As in Cai Be hundreds of boats congregate with a piece of fruit or a vegetable attached to a pole at the bow signifying what is for sale on each. During the early morning market hours, larger sized boats anchor and create lanes that smaller boats weave in and out of. The waterway becomes a maze of hundreds of boats packed with mango, bananas, papaya, pineapple and other types of produce. Following head back to Can Tho where you will have time to freshen up before journey to Ho Chi Minh City.
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