2D1N: CAI BE - VINHLONG –VUNGLIEM HOMESTAY

2D1N: CAI BE - VINHLONG –VUNGLIEM HOMESTAY

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    • MEKONG 9 ( MK9 ) -

    2D1N: CAI BE - VINHLONG –VUNGLIEM HOMESTAY

     

    DAY 1:  CÁI BÈ – AN BÌNH ISLAND – VĨNH LONG – VŨNG LIÊM – HOMESTAY

     

    The program will start with a quick visit of Cai Be town & the ancient church from the boat. Then, we’ll come to Tân Phong island for the rowing boat. They will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time under the shade of mangrove trees. Stop at local garden to enjoy some fruits with hot tea when listening to the traditional music.

    Then, start the biking trip on village paths to see the local daily life: orchard, school, church, pagoda, traditional houses... On the way, we can make some stops to see how they wave the dried water-hyacinth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes... (You can walk, but see less).

    Back to our boat to go across one of the longest rivers in the world, Mekong River, to come to An Bình Island. Travel on the handmade canal to Ut Trinh home & have an optional lunch at this traditional house. After lunch, we can walk in the local village to visit the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice... Enjoy some sweets with a cup of hot tea.

     Visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Boat to Vinhlong city, your car awaits to take us to Vung Liem, cross the local ferry to enthusiastic homestay located on LONG ISLAND which  is famous for orchard and sedge field as well as the handmade products making from sedge. Check in, make friend with the members of the family. You will have a chance to practice making pancakes – the speciality of the Mekong people. After having diner, we have a warm conversation with local people about their life. Overnight at local house.

     

    DAY 2: HOMESTAY – LONG ISLAND - VŨNG LIÊM  - VĨNH LONG

     

    You will be waked up by the country music of the cock. After having breakfast, we start an interesting day to explore the island where there are beautiful landscape, friendly local people, ancestral jobs... Biking along the village to visit the sedge field which used to make sleeping mats. Also, we will see the whole process to cut, slice, dry and wave the sleeping mats. On the way, we can visit the oldest tombs of parents-in-law of Mr Thoai Ngoc Hau who was one of the first people coming to Mekong Delta.

    Return the homestay, the optional lunch can be served at this local house before saying « good bye » the local family. Taking the ferry, we will go back Vung Liem town. Here, we will have the chance to visit an ancient Khmer pagoda which was built in 632 and rebuilt in 1377. On the way back to Vinh Long, we will see a vast expanse of rice field with an opportunity to see the whole process of harvest. End of the tour !

     

    PRICE : AS CONTRACT

    Contact vinhlongmekongtravel@yahoo.com

     

     

    • Included: Boat of Mekong Travel, coconut drink, fruits (on boat, at orchard), bikes, rowboat, pop-rice, coco-candy, traditional music + tea, cooking, dinner, breakfast, fan room at homestay, sight-seeing fees
    • Excluded: Drinks, lunch, local guide, personal expenses