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Daily life in Mekong Delta

Cai Be Market – Tan Phong Island Full Day Small Group

Cai Be - Cai Be Floating Market - Mekong Delta - Tan Phong Island

Overview

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. Food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.

Duration: 1 day
Departure: Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)

Highlights

  • Take a boat ride to Tan Phong Island to see local products being made
  • Visit Cai Be floating market and experience the trading culture of the Mekong Delta
  • Enjoy delicious local dishes
  • Take part in cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes.
  • Cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden

Itinerary

Cai Be Floating Market – Tan Phong Island
8:00 - 8:30: Pick-up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Express Highway, stop for taking photos in Tan An Town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields.

9:30: On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be Floating Market and watch the locals trading fruits and many other commodities on their boats. Visit a small business family 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: Keep cruising to a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong Island, join in a cooking class and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Enjoy food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.

14:00: Cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the locals to learn more about the daily life in the Mekong delta.

15:00: Take a boat ride back to Cai Be, get on car/van for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City.

17:30 Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Drop-off at your hotel. Tour ends.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • 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.

Price & Inclusion

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Important Information

Meals

1 Lunch

Accommodation

NA (1 night)

Price Includes

  • A/c car/van for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
  • Boat trips in the Mekong delta.
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Cooking class
  • Bicycles
  • Meals as indicated in the program ( L=Lunch )
  • Mineral water, wet tissue

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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Ms.Roz culham

United States

30 November, 2017

Mr Trong was so lovely and helpful, he's a really nice man. We really enjoyed the tour! Especially the visits to the local people, and the lunch was amazing, so tasty!

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