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Day tour to visit the busiest Cai Be Floating Market in the Mekong delta region of Vietnam, admire boats filled with fruits, vegetables and other products anchor a long the banks of the river, waiting for traders and customers. The merchandise sold in each boat is hung on a high pole in front of the boat as a sample to attract customers from a distance… it’s a colorful and exciting scene.
What to expect
- Explore amazing Cai Be floating market, interact with local people.
- Visit handicraft villages, learn the process of making rice cakes, pop rice cakes..
- Visit to the fruit orchards in small islands brings you unforgettable moments of the charming Mekong region
- Experience the friendliness and hospitality of the local host
Mekong Boat ride to Cai Be market
6.30-7.00 Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and go ahead to Vinh Long on Mekong delta. On arrival, set off by motor boat to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most colorful and typical markets in Mekong region, and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit nearby handicraft villages, learn the process of making rice cakes, pop rice cakes and pay a visit to coconut candy workshop to enjoy the little brown sweets served with tea.
The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta..
Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music, experience the friendliness and hospitality of the host. Afternoon, you can ride a cycle on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong region. Bid the farewell to the host, and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.
End the tour in Saigon around 17.30.
|GROUP TOUR of Cai Be floating market||US$48/person|
PRIVATE TOUR prices quoted in USD per person in private group.
|No of travelers||2 pax||3-5 pax||6-8 pax||9 up|
Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
- Private car/bus transportation, hotel pickup/drop off
- English speaking guide
- Permission fee & boat trip on Mekong River
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Drink water
- Other meals & drinks
- Personal expenses, tips
- Travel insurance