See the seasonal picturesque flat rice fields and witness the daily activities on the Cai be floating market. Wander into the small villages to visit the orchard, fruit plantation and enjoy the traditional southern Vietnamese folk music, overnight homestay with local farmers, cycle in the island paths and bring home nice pictures of Mekong delta,…
Full day special tour Cai Be Floating market - Vinh Long that Mekong Delta Private Day Tour will bring you to join real life local people. For those who want to see the floating market within one day this trip is the perfect choice for you. Travel to the heart of the Mekong Delta, this trip is your chance to experience the famous floating market of Cai Be and see locals trading fruit and other produce direct from their boats as well as witness everyday life in the watery world. Following is the visit to Tan Phong Island, the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes.
- Having a boat ride to the remaining site of a wholesale floating market on Tien River, which was once famous many years ago.
- Tasting fresh fruits while enjoying Vietnamese traditional folk music
- Visiting distinctive family businesses where the locals make coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn mills.
- Deeply exploring the local village on foot and through handlebars.
- Approaching features of the typical, traditional Vietnamese architectural styles from an ancient house.
- Paddling through the canal system by kayak.
6:30AM, Pick up and begin the trip to Cai Be by car/van. You will move through Trung Luong Expressway to the destination.
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 Ba Kiet 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.
Take a cycling trip along the village path through orchards. Meanwhile, have some short stops to meet local people who help you understand more about the daily life in the Mekong Delta.
Get back to the dock by sampan and then take the bus back to Ho Chi Minh City. End the trip.
***Please note: Drop off time is subject to traffic, weather...so the finished time could be later than expecting.
+ Time pick up is 6:30- 6:45 AM, customer must be present at the lobby on that time. ( the time of pick up depends on your accommodation’s exact position).
+ The exact pickup time in the above prescribed ranges varies according to the position of the customers’ hotels or the pickup points required. Because of the traffic rule, the hotels/accommodations which located in the alley will be not served the pickup service.