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.
Transportation by private car:
From Cần Thơ International Airport: It takes you 25 minutes from airport to Mekong Rustic Cần Thơ
From Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon):
Total length of boat trip: 3.5 hours
Total length of cycling: 60 minutes + 60 minutes stopover
What to bring