Duration: from 6 to 8 days tour. Route: Dalat – Lak Lake – Gia Nghia town(bolder town) – Dong Xoai town(bolder bell) – Ben Tre – Can Tho city – Saigon city.
– Standard Hotels(clean and facility rooms).
– Entrance fees.
– Knowledgeable and experienced tour guide.
– Saddle bags & raincoats, if needed.
– Local coffee or Sugar can juice.
– Motorbike, Gasoline, Helmet.
Exclusive: Food & drinks
Accommodation: Most of the places we are planning for the tour are in countryside therefore hotels and guesthouse are small. But room is standart clean with hot shower, wifi, TV … inside.
This tour could be done from 2 to 4 days even more. It depends on your interest, time..
OPTION I:Day 1: Da Lat – Jun village ( Lak )
Da Lat – Jun village ( Lak ): a small town with mostly M’Nong people. The place is wellknown with a biggest natural lake in the South of VN: Lak Lake.
Arriving time: from 4pm to 5.30pm.
Places to stop:
Buddhist temple, vegetable terraces, coffee, tea platation, silk spinning factory, ethnic minority villages such as MA people, M’Nong people, granic rocks cracking, floating village, ricewine making…
villages with stunning landscapes of the real forest, beautiful valley, green ( or golden ) rice fields.
Day 2: Lak – Gia Nghia: a small, new town near Cambodia’s border.
Arriving: 4.30 or 5pm.
If like, Lak is also place for Elephant riding.
Place to visit for the day:
village of M’nong, Ede people, traces of the war, pepper farm, waterfall, swimming in fairy stream, bamboo eating jobsticks making..and more. Roads to take for the ride are mountain road and land road with many beautiful spots for photos and rest…
Day 3: Gia Nghia – Dong Xoai: a small town in the west of HCM city.It was an American military base.
Arriving: 4pm or 5pm.
Having breakfast, leaving the town, hit up the Ho Chi Minh Trail for Dong Xoai.
Places to visit:
Wood carving, “special bridge”, cashew farm, cashew factory and so on…Enjoy riding through amazing areas with uncredible beautiful landscapes along of Cambodia’s border, stop at some traces of the war, listening to war history and to history of the famous HCM trail.
Day 4: Dong Xoai – Ben tre, part of Me Kong .
Arriving: 4.30pm or 5pm.
Leaving the beautiful Central Highlands for the fascinating splendous of Me Kong Delta with huge flat areas surrounded and connected by rivers, canals., a big change! Places to stop:
wood plying factory, black smith, broken bridge, latex manufacturing, cemetary with unknown old tombs. Having lunch in a local restaurant..Peanut farm, Cao Dai Temple , coffee ( or fruits ) stop before arriving in BenTre.
Day 5: BenTre - Can Tho, Central Me Kong where the famous floating market is.
Arriving: 4pm, 4.30pm.
Leaving your luggages in the room, jump onto a boat for cruising in the small canals with palm trees covered. Stop to visit coconut candy factory. Moving on a horsecart, going through a small village. Back to engine boat by rowwing boat.. Back to hotel for preparing things getting ready for the ride to Can Tho. Places to stop in the Afternnoon after Lunch :
Making rope from coconut fibre, coconut oil and many more manufactoring from coconut. Khmer Buddhist Temple and Khmer culture are also very interesting to know.
Day 6: Can Tho – HCM city
Arriving: 3.30pm, 4.30pm.
Leave hotel ( luggages in the room ) at 6am for boat cruising to the floating market. Coming back to hotel at around 9am or 9.30am and starting at 10am for HCM city. Places to visit after Lunch:
Fish breeding farm, rushes hat handmaking, old traditional houses restoring with lots of carving on hard woods.