Journey through the enchanting Mekong Delta with Azerai Can Tho and discover historic sites religious landmarks and uncover the juxtaposition of French colonial and Chinese inspired architecture.
Start the getaway at Binh Thuy Communal Temple to discover the idyllic architecture that inspires the temples in the South of Vietnam. Learn the festivals and traditions of locals in the past and the original father founders of the Binh Thuy area. These traditions are what differentiate spiritual culture from Northern to Southern Vietnam.
Continue to the nostalgic Duong family’s ancient house and observe the harmonious combination between French colonial and Southern Vietnamese architecture. Initially built in 1870, covering nearly 6,000 square meters of land, the house is managed by the family’s sixth-generation descendants. Known for its grandeur and beauty, the house was also chosen by director Jean Jacques Annaud to be the filming location of the famous movie, The Lover.
Expand this extraordinary experience even further with a visit to the Nam Nha pagoda located in a tranquil Binh Thuy river. Surrounded by an expansive green oasis and towering hundred-year-old foliage, you can immerse in the beauty of the elegant architecture while uncovering the legendary tales of the past. Have a tour around the pagoda, observe the monks’ daily activities.
Finally, before heading back to Azerai Can Tho, your last pit stop is the Chinese spiritual structure in the middle of the Ninh Kieu quay. Since 1894, the intricate wooden structure has been a worshipping and gathering landmark of the local Chinese community. For good luck, take the time to pray for your loved ones and write your wishes which will be associated to a giant conical incense which will burn near the heavens for several weeks.
This half-day excursion includes all sites’ entrance fees, blessing ceremony and private cruise for up to two guests. Alcoholic beverages excluded.
Available at VND 5,800,000 (Minimum 2 guests). Extra guest is available at VND 2,900,000 per person.
Journey to the past and the present is best enjoyed when starting at 8:00 a.m. 24-hour advance reservations are required.
Prices are in VND, subject to 5% service charge and VAT