Nearest Mekong Floating Market, Cai Be – Vinh Long (Private Tour)
Duration: 1 day – Depart: 6:00 – Finish: about 18:00 – Pick up: our office/ hotel.
Classification: High quality private tour with Tam Global Travel – Itinerary: HCMC – Cai Be – Tan Phong – HCMC
6.30 AM: Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Express Highway, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields.
On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.
11.30 AM: Keep cruising to a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong island, Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Visist the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong delta.
15:00 PM: Take a boat ride back to Cai Be, meet the car/van for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh city.
Price for Private / family tour: Currency: VND
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Free Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
*Included: A/C car w/ drinking water, English speaking tour guide, boat trips, lunch, fruit, honey tea, entrance fee, cooking class, bike.
*Exclusion: Travel insurance, personal expenses and tip.