About this tour

Day 1

Road to the Mekong Delta (2h).

Visit on a small boat an old secret military base of the Viet Cong, hidden in the flooded jungle.

Lunch and follow on to the small town of Sa Dec (1h).

Install ourselves in the former home of French writer Marguerite Duras’ "Lover" (basic comfort*).

Discover Sa Dec by bike: visit the famous nurseries, enjoy the views on the Mekong river, and more.

Overnight stay in Sa Dec.

In case of unavailability, we will stay in a small hotel in Sa Dec town and visit the house in the late afternoon.


Day 2

Pursuit of our discovery of the Delta region.

Travel by road to the town of Cai Rang (2h). Rest in a family homestay (basic comfort *).

Bike along the canals, visit fruit trees plantations and meet with the people of the delta.

Cook with our hosts.


Day 3

Early rise to visit the floating market of Cai Rang.

Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, or to Ha Tien for those who wish to travel on to the beaches of Phu Quoc (3-4 hours drive).


* basic comfort: sleeping on small thin mattresses under mosquito nets, with bathing and toilets outside.


  • Province visited

    Mekong delta- southern Vietnam

  • Best season

    All year round

  • Accommodation

    Family Homestay

  • Transportation

    Minibus, boat, bike and walk

  • Starting from

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • Finishing at

    Ho Chi Minh City or Ha Tien


On special request

Informations about this tour

What is included
  • all transportation: private minibus, bikes and private boat on the canals
  • meals: 3 lunchs, 3 dinners
  • 2 nights accommodation by villagers families or at "the Lover" house including breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation in a hotel of Ho Chi Minh Ville or Ha Tien, double room sharing, including breakfast
  • the service of our English speaking guide
  • entrances fees to all sites visited
  • 15$ contribution to Solidarasia solidarity fund for Vietnam (5$ per person and per day of visit)
What is excluded
  • any drinks (except drinking water)
  • personal extras
  • visa costs (possibility to do on arrival)
  • cancellation, interruption or repatriation insurance


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