To mark the inauguration of the cable-stayed Can Tho Bridge that has the longest main span in Southeast Asia, Saigontourist Travel Service Company is launching new tours of the Mekong Delta
The tours include a four-day Cai Be-Vinh Long-Can Tho-Bac Lieu-Ca Mau tour, priced at VND3, 215, 000-VND3, 995, 000, departing on Thursdays and Saturdays; and a two-day Cai Be-Vinh Long-Can Tho tour, priced at VND1, 415, 000-VND1, 775, 000, departing on Thursdays and Saturdays. Tourists will discover the local village life with visits to floating markets, islets, orchards and a chance to listen to amateur southern opera.
From April 1, Saigontourist has increased the domestic insurance benefit it provides for tourists that take domestic package tours departing from all over the country with a maximum insurance benefit of VND60 million/tourist. With the new Can Tho Bridge across the Hau River opened to traffic on April 24, linking Can Tho and Vinh Long, the overland journeys in the new tours arranged by Saigontourist, which have been departing every week since late April, will help tourists discover the attractions and distinctions of the Mekong Delta. On the Cai Be-Vinh Long-Can Tho-Bac Lieu-Ca Mau itinerary, tourists will visit famous floating markets of the Mekong Delta, including Cai Be floating market in Tien Giang Province, which is held all day with hundreds of boats full of fruits; Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho Province, where tourists will enjoy local specialties on a friendly local boat; and Ca Mau floating market, a crowded market that is filled with the aroma of cakes and the green color of fruits and vegetables.
Along with “Discovering the Mekong Delta, ” Saigontourist has recently introduced a four-day Chau Doc-Rach Gia-Phu Quoc tour, priced at VND3, 359, 000-VND3, 529, 000, departing on April 30, helping tourists enjoy the scenery and specialties of the Mekong Delta and relax on Phu Quoc Island.