Hanoi, Vietnam, May 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Mekong Delta is a fascinating destination with an incredible history, diverse cultures, stunning scenery and rich heritage.
The Mekong River runs through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, and is the longest river in the southeastern Asia region. Deep in history and rich in culture, it's one of the last travel frontiers with stunning natural beauty and incredible cultural diversity.
Three days on the complex maze of the Mekong Delta is hardly enough for some people, but this tour gives you a brief insight into life on the mighty Mekong River and its tributaries.
Travelers set off at 7 am for a drive through the Mekong Delta on day one. Upon arrival at Cai Be, embark the Cai Be Princess sampan to cruise around Cai Be Floating Market to see local people being selling, buying, and exchanging goods from their boats. Visit of some local home factories such as rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, and longans drying processing. The trip continues along the Mekong canals to Dong Hoa Hiep Island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. Lunch awaits at Le Longanier restaurant at La Residence de Phu An resort, a superb Indochine style resort. Drive to Can Tho city. Overnight in Can Tho.
On day two, travelers cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries by row boat, they will see the unique Cai Rang - Phong Dien floating market. They will take in the beautiful scenery and the daily life in Mekong River and they will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. Travelers now travel by land to Chau Doc, on the way you will pass Thot Not to visit Bang Lang Bird Sanctuary (Stork Garden) or Crocodile Farm. They continue their journey to Chau Doc, close to the Cambodian border. While here, they head up Sam Mountain for a birds-eye view over the rice paddy fields toward Cambodia. Overnight in Chau Doc.
On day three, rise early to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day. A boat trip to visit the floating fish breeding farms reveals the amazing highlight of Chau Doc, a Cham minority village, who still gain employment from traditional weaving. The last stop in Chau Doc is to a local Islamic Mosque. Travelers have lunch at local restaurant before going back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Travelers will be taken along the vast network of canals and tributaries to see how people go about their daily lives. Gliding on the busy waterways they have the opportunity to interact with the local people at the floating markets, eat tropical fruits in lush orchards, look into the art of Bonsai and sip tea on a typical boathouse.
This 3-day tour departs on a daily basis and can be tailor made to fit your time constraints or special needs. The per-person double rate is from $408 per person for the private party of two people for land costs that include accommodation, nearly all meals, boat trip, transfers, visa fees, tips, entrance fees and personalized service with an English speaking guide along the trip from Ho Chi Minh City. The tour prices expire on 31 September 2012.
“This trip 'Experience Mekong Delta once- in-a-life-time' has been carefully designed by our Vietnam luxury travel specialists to provide you an incredible history, diverse cultures, stunning scenery and rich heritage of the Mekong Delta, promote cultural understanding and exchange, flow smoothly from place to place, allow time for relaxation and exploration on your own, provide maximum value, flexibility, privacy, peace of mind and very importantly to be enjoyable. This special itinerary can be modified to suit your tastes, timeframe, budget, and special interests and can be booked online. Our local expertise and privileged access to sites, offices and our luxury travel advsiors at around the clock, ensures lasting memories of the Mekong.” -Pham Ha, CEO and Founder of Luxury Travel Company Ltd.
First luxury tour operator (www.luxurytravelvietnam.com) and full travel service agency based in Hanoi with offices throughout Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, Luxury Travel is excellent in designing tailor-made tours and providing unique travel experiences to the most sophisticated travelers.
For tour informaiton and booking, visit www.luxurytravelvietnam.com.