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3-Day Mekong River Tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh

Highlights
  • 3-Day Mekong River Tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh
  • See rural villages and wildlife up close
  • Learn about customs and traditions from your friendly guide
3-Day Mekong River Tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh
From US$95.00
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Homestay OptionMost Popular
- 1 night stay at homestay in Can Tho City ( Note: Homestay is far away from City center) - 1 night stay at 2-star hotel in Chau Doc Town - 2 breakfasts, 2 set menu lunches, 1 dinner at homestay
US$125.00
Hostel Option
2 night stay at the hostel in Can Thơ city and Chau Doc town; 2 breakfasts and 2 set menu lunches
US$95.00
2-Star Hotel Option
2 night stay at 2-star hotel in Can Tho City and Chau Doc Town 2 breakfasts and 2 set menu lunches
US$115.00
Overview
Travel the Mekong River from Vietnam to Cambodia on this three-day trip that showcases the best of this iconic destination. Follow a friendly local guide as you make your way through the waters lined with quiet villages, lush tropical foliage and plenty of local life. This memorable tour is one of the best ways to see one of the region's top attractions and is not to be missed!
What to Expect
Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY - MY THO- BEN TRE - CAN THO CITY
Begin the day with pick up at your centrally located hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and then journey towards the Mekong River. Take a walk to a nearby village, where the locals will treat us with a taste of tropical fruits and sweet honey tea. This will all be enjoyed to the tunes of local folk music. Continue your journey by a small rowing boat, floating down the river in serene surroundings, which will bring you to a Coconut Candy Workshop, to experience of the boiling candy in pots and pans. After lunch at the local restaurant, head to My Tho by boat, and afterwards towards Can Tho by bus. Upon arriving in Can Tho, you have the opportunity to go for a homestay experience. From here you will be brought by boat at the Mekong River to a riverside cottage. In the evening a family will welcome you with a delicious family dinner and local folk music nearby.

Day 2: CAN THO - CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET -  TRA SU CAJUPUT FOREST - CHAU DOC TOWN
Breakfast will be included at our stay. We continue our journey on the Mekong River, with a morning visit the famous floating marked for afterwards to dock at a river bank restaurant. Here we have a chance to see barbeque which is not for the faint hearted. This is also a great location to enjoy the serene surroundings of the greenery near the Mekong River. Continuing our journey by boat, we will arrive at a noodle workshop, where we have a fantastic chance to see how the Vietnamese produce rice papers and other products alike. After a boat ride back to Can Tho, we will have lunch at a local restaurant. Please the advised that lunch is not included. Continuing our journey by bus towards Chau Doc, we will have a visit at the wild bird sanctuary at Tra Su. Here, enjoy a boat ride as local people will bring you around the small rivers and swamp areas to experience the nature and wildlife.When arriving in Chau Doc our hotel will be located near the local market, which will give you easy access to your own preferred experiences.

Day 3: EXIT TO PNOMPHENH FROM CHAU DOC TOWN
Breakfast will be served at the hotel before we continue our journey. After a short walk through the local market, be picked up at the river banks and brought to the nearby fish farms and floating village. Here you will get a chance to see the life at the Mekong River. Afterwards continue by speedboat and arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh from where our services end.
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile
Great way to get to Cambodia

Ok - but a bit cheesy tourist stuff. Lots of long journeys by bus - not as much by boat as I expected. The floating market was enjoyable and interesting. The visits to local villages were interesting apart from the bicycle tour around a nothing...More

Thank GM A
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hi GM A, Our team is very happy to read this review. It can be seen that many nice words were left for our tour operation. It is our pleasure to receive your favor. Thanks for your kind support. Always ready to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Tour Comes with An Unwanted Lesson in Sociology

This trip has a busy itinerary and we were able to see so much in so little time. The conditions of this trip can be a little challenging for older travelers as you are outside in the heat and humidity on uncomfortable riverboats and some...More

Thank Matt R
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi Matt R, We want to extent our thanks for experiencing our travel service and leaving your kind opinions on Tripadvisor. This review shows not only the beautiful features of the Mekong Delta tour but also the particular guiding skills of the tour guide. You...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile
Great tour guide, lots of activities

My mother and I seriously enjoyed our trip. We chose the homestay option and it was great staying in a river bungalow with delicious home food. We got to see a lot over the trip and all the activities were thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. Yen...More

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Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi _vangoviking, The brief you kindly shared above is definitely is valued for TNK. Thanks for taking time to note it on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to realize every memorable moment you told here. There is no excuse more than customers’ happiness that can...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
YEN GUIDE EXCELLENT ! !!

This trip was perfect ! Yen is à very good Guy Who know a lot of thinks about Vietnam. We learn a lot with him !!! We taste new deaches which were very good !! Landskape are very beautifull ! Book there without any hésitation...More

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Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi facebook f Thanks for telling us that you properly enjoyed the day trip with TNK. We truly appreciate the opportunities serving and providing you memorable experiences in our country. Hope to serve you more. Goodbye. Have a nice day! Best wishes, TNK Travel Team

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
Yen guide for mekong

We join the big group to the mekong visit floating market and Yen was our guide he was very knowledgable and good guide- recommend everyoneMore

Thank Cristina S
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi Cristina S, Thank you so much for being on our day tour then sending us a 5-star vote on Tripadvisor. We as well as Mr. Yen truly love to receive it. Hope to travel more with you. Love to see you again, Cristina! Best...More

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Response from Janet T | Reviewed this property |
We used e visa and went through border crossing at Ha Tien VN and into Kep Cambodia. Kep is a lovely town, worth staying at! We stayed at the Raingsey Bungalows, lovely peaceful spot after all the bustle of Vietnam. Sorry... More
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