Experience Mekong Delta with fish catching by bare hands

Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Cai Lay - Mekong River

There are various ways of to catch fish: by fishing net, rods, bamboo traps or just by hand. This tour is a chance for you to practise catching them and cooking your own lunch. Expect to get your hands dirty with an unforgettable experience: catching fishes by your bare hands. You now become a true Mekong resident!


  • Exploring many lush rice paddies field and fruit farms emerging
  • fantastic boat rides on a charming wooden boat to explore countryside scenery and river life
  • Stretch your legs a bit and jump on a bicycle for a short ride of about 7km (over easy) along narrow village lanes, past fruit orchards and local cottage industries. Replenish your stomach with many kind of fresh fruits
  • Jumping into a small mud pond and learn how to catch fish by bare hands and enjoyed the grilled fishes just catched
  • Enjoying the view from a small sampan boat paddled slowly along tropical canals


Full Itinerary

Full Day Full Day: Experience Mekong Delta with fish catching by bare hands
08:00 You are picked up at hotel and start to go to Cai lay

10:00 Arrive in Cai Lay pier, prepare to get on the boat

10:05 Boarding on wooden Boat for a 30 min boat trip on one of the small branches of the Mekong River

10:35 Disembark the boat at Cam Son Bridge. Getting your bicycle.

10:45 Start a leisure cycling trip for about 7km ride on shady narrow village roads. You will be amazed by lots of the locals’ activities on their paddy fields, orchards and at the local market

11:45 Arrive at a local farmer home, have some story with the owner and enjoy some fresh fruits. Learn to catch fish by bare hands, and enjoy grilled lunch as your reward.

13:30 Take a 20 minute on sampan ride and continue your bike to the local ancient house for local lunch style.

14:00 Enjoy your lunch

15:00 Time to say good bye with the host and walk about 15 minute to our vehicle

15:15 Comeback to Saigon

17:30 Arrive Saigon

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA
  • Catching fish

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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Private tour

Price Includes

  • Round trip transfer to/from Cai Lay.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private motorized boat trip (mineral water + cold towel).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits and tea at a local fruit orchard.
  • Fish catching arrangement
  • Home hosted lunch (including 1 soft drink and 1 mineral water).
  • Sampan ride
  • Local bicycle
  • - Helmet + conical hat + life jacket provided during the trip
  • - Vietnamese staff
  • - Insurance

Price Excludes

  • Other drinks and meal where not mentioned in the inclusive.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips.
  • Other services not mentioned in the inclusion.

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 7 days prior: 10% of total rates.
  • From 4 to 7 days prior: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

Children Policy

  • Child under 3 years old: F.O.C (limiting to one child per booking only).
  • Child 3 - 10 years old: 75% adult price.
  • Child from the age of 11 must be pay full rate.
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