Mekong Delta is famous for its canals facilitating river traffic and develops river tourism as well. One of the two biggest and most famous floating markets in the Mekong Delta is Cai Be market.
What to Expect
You will leave for Cai Be 6:30 am van via Trung Luong Express Highway. You first stop will be Tan An town where you can take some pictures of the flat rice fields. At about 9:30 am, upon arrival at Cai Be, you set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruits and many other commodities on board. Then, you visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made before wandering into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.
After listening to traditional melodies, all members will keep cruising to a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Next, when you arrive at Tan Phong island, a cook will teach you how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. At the end, you will enjoy food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. You can relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.
At 2:00 pm, it’s time to enjoy a bike tour around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. There, you can meet the local and to learn more about the daily life in the Mekong Delta. Finally, you will take a boat ride back to Cai Be and take the van back to Hochiminh city at 3:00 pm.
- Air-conditioned private van/bus for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
- Private boat trips in the Mekong delta.
- English speaking guide
- All entrance fees
- Cooking class
- Meals as indicated in the program
What's Not Included
- Drinks and meals not mentioned
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
•Infants & children under 2 years old are complimentary.
•Bookings should be made at least 48 hours before departure date
•Please note that this tour requires at least 2 pax
•You can cancel free of charge until 3 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.