2 days explore local life in Mekong Rustic Can Tho
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Highlight

  • Visiting Cai Rang floating market
  • Cycling to visit blacksmith family and learning how to make knife manually and communicate with local people.
  • Learning more about the local culture and life of Mekong people by staying at their home-stay and working with them 
  • Joining the local activities under the guidance of local people
  • Experiencing one night in Mekong Rustic bungalow surrounded by the lush orchards
  • Enjoying the local food with Mekong specialties 

Full itinerary

Day 1: Arriving at Mekong Rustic Can Tho (-/L/D)

You will arrive Can Tho for check-in hotel and have lunch at 12:30. Afternoon, you will be cycling to visit blacksmith family who are working for 50 years and made thousands of knifes and learning this experience by communicating with local people. Then, you continue to visit some local activities and communicate with local people who will share culture. After that, you stop at the traditional house with 3 generations and learn how to make and enjoy the special banana cake with local people.

Late afternoon, you will be back to Mekong Rustic Can Tho for dinner. Overnight in Mekong Rustic Can Tho.

Day 2: Explore Phong Dien, Can Tho (B/-/-)

In the early morning at 06:00 AM, you will take a boat to Phong Dien floating market – the local market where they pick the tropical fruits from their garden to sell there and have an opportunity to talk to the sellers on their boats. Then you continue to cruise through a beautiful small canals to reach Cai Rang floating market – The biggest whole sale tropical fruits on floating market.

After experiencing floating market, you will visit a local family who made noodles (“hủ tiếu”) by handmade with 3 generations and you can try to learn how to make noddle with them. You will have a light breakfast on local restaurant beside beautiful and quiet canals. Check out at around 11:00. Tour ends in Mekong Rustic Can Tho. 

  • Boat trip in Cai Rang floating market
  • Welcome drink and local fruit
  • Mekong Rustic Cân Thơ
  • All meals as mentioned
  • Local guide
  • Boat, rowing boat
  • Bicycle
  • Entrance Fees 
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Insurance
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary 

Transportation by private car:

From Cần Thơ International Airport: It takes you 25 minutes from airport to Mekong Rustic Cần Thơ

  • 4 seats car: 12 USD/ a car/ 1 way
  • 7 seats car: 15 USD/ a car/ 1 way

From Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon):

  • 4 seats car: 90 USD/ a car/ 1 way
  • 7 seats car: 100 USD/ a car/ 1 way

 Total length of boat trip: 3.5 hours

 Total length of cycling: 60 minutes + 60 minutes stopover

  •  Road surface: Rural/Trail
  •  Difficulty: Normal/Easy

 What to bring

  •  Sun glass
  •  Short
  •  Camera
  •  Hat
  •  Sun Protection – Sun Cream