The most exciting experience is to explore Cai Be Floating Market where locals trade their farming products on the island waterway. Next, relish traditional Vietnamese folk music, get cooking experience, and learn about the coconut family business.
What to Expect
6:30 am: Get picked up at your hotel in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, and then drive towards Cai Be by car/van. Stop en route to take snapshots of Tan An town where picturesque flat rice fields are caught.
9:30 am: Right after arriving at Cai Be, embark the motor boat to explore Cai Be Floating Market. You will see locals trade their farming products such fruits and commodities on the river. Later, leave this spot for a family business and get introduced to the process of producing coconut fudge and crispy rice popcorn. Go for a stroll in orchards and fruit plantations; another highlight is listening to traditional Vietnamese folk music performances by locals.
11:30 am: Be rowed in a small boat along canals to experience how truly charming and tranquil the Upper Mekong Delta’s nature is. Visit Tan Phong village – the green pearl of Vinh Long town. Especially, learn to cook traditional Vietnamese dishes at a cooking class. Later, enjoy the dishes you have prepared (enjoy in the heart of the garden). Relax on hammocks!
2:00 pm: Bike along peaceful village paths in the orchards and bonsai gardens, and have a talk to locals to understand more about their daily.
3: 00 pm: Come back to the car/van, and return to Ho Chi Minh city. Complete the tour.
- A/C bus/van pick up, drop-off at centrally located hotel in dist 1& sightseeing as per program
- Local English-speaking tour guide
- Mineral water (1 bottle/day)
- Shared boat rides
- Entrance fees
- Cooking class
- Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant
- Use of bicycle
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
Know Before You Go
The tour is not available for the handicapped and customers with heart problems.