Mekong Delta: Cai Be Floating Market – Vinh Long

18$ 14$

per person

Explore the distinctive delta landscape of daily market life on river, go explore area by motorized river boat, row boat or walk and cycle around the island’s villages on a day trip

Boat ride to Mekong River, check out small floating market on Tien River

Taste the local specialties, visit interesting family businesses, such coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn mills.

Deeply explore the local village on foot and through handlebars.

Explore the typical, traditional Vietnamese style architecture.

Eat & drink as local

Paddling the canal system by kayak

  • Departure
    Optional - Pickup from most hotels in District 1, selected hotels only. If you are staying in another area, please make your own way to: 305 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1.
  • Departure Time
    7:45 AM
  • Return Time
    6:00 PM
  • Include
    Bottle Of Mineral Water
    English Speaking Tour Guide
    Transfer by Air-conditioned Bus
    Entrance Fees
  • Not Included
    Personal Expenses

7:45 AM : Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Depart for Cai Be
Upon arrival in Cai Be, have a boat ride to remaining site of a very renowned wholesale floating market on Tien River many years ago. This site entitles you to know something about the local trading habit that has changed due to the age of the modern society when more terrestrial transportation and high-technique of agriculture have dominated everywhere. There, you can realize how diverse the area is and how rich orchard gardens are, which makes it the basket of fruit in the lower part of the Mekong River.
Ramble in small villages where you will uncover the beauty of an ancient house and get to know about the indigenous culture. Make a short visit to a small family business where the locals are making coconut fudges and crispy rice popcorn. Savor delicious fresh fruit and feel slow rhythms of Southern Vietnamese folk music – a kind of music entwined with the life and culture of the Mekong Delta people.
Paddle through small canals – an exciting experience since you can look around, unwind and soak up the wonderful atmosphere of the Upper Mekong Delta. Additionally, after arrival in Tan Phong Island, let yourself immerse in the tranquility of nature.
At the lunchtime, you not only enjoy luscious food, but also get closer to the locals as it is a chance to learn how to prepare Vietnamese specialties. The meal is cooked by your own and served in the heart of the local garden.
Cycle in the village path through orchards. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong Delta.
Take a boat ride back to Cai Be and meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City. End your trip.

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