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From HCM: Cai Rang Famous Floating Market & Mekong Delta

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Explore Vietnam's largest floating market where people sell food and fruit on boats every early morning and visit the Mekong Delta - a land famous for folk music and friendly people

Highlights

  • Watch the large boats filled with vegetables and fruits doing a lively trade
  • Enjoy breakfast at a floating market at dawn
  • Experience shopping on a boat
  • Watch fishing boats returning from the sea on the Mekong River
  • Enjoy fresh tropical fruits along with listen to folk music

Description

Cai Rang floating market is a spontaneous market, one of the most famous and largest floating markets in the Mekong Delta and completely different from other floating markets in the Mekong Delta. From early morning, countless boats and sampans will gather here, making the whole area more lively and splendid than ever. When you come here, you can explore the agricultural life of the locals and how they trade goods directly from boat to boat. 05:00 Our tour guide will pick you up at the hotel. We will have a light breakfast in a private car. On the way to the Mekong Delta, you can also see the endless green or yellow rice fields on both sides of the road. After about 3 hours driving from Saigon, we arrived at Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho city. Then, we took a private boat to visit Cai Rang Floating Market, one of the most famous and largest floating markets in the Mekong Delta. From early morning, countless boats and sampans will gather here, making the whole area more lively and splendid than ever. While the big boats are filled with agricultural products and specialties such as vegetables, grapefruit, coconuts, bananas, watermelon, dragon fruit, and rambutan, the small boats mainly focus on selling food, coffee, snacks, and Vietnamese noodles, soft drinks... for breakfast. It would be a pity if you couldn't stop by and buy things here. Then our tour guide will take you to some traditional workshops. You have a great time learning how the locals make Hu Tieu. Talented chef - Gordon Ramsay once exclaimed that the bowl of vermicelli he ate at Cai Rang floating market had the best broth he had ever tasted. At 11:00, leaving Can Tho city, we will go to Mekong Delta You will take a boat on the Mekong River to reach the land of rustic You can watch the fishing boats returning from the sea, you will see the beauty of the lower Mekong River where Southern people call this river their mother. Vietnamese people have always loved this river because they use it for fishing, watering, and farming. On the boat, you can listen to the sound of waves, see the fisherman’s ports, and watch the alluvial water flow. The romantic and poetic scene on the boat will definitely bring many picturesque photos for you. You will enjoy 8 dishes rich in hometown flavors but no less meticulous and sophisticated You can see how Vietnamese make coconut candy right at the production site, you will have the opportunity to taste the delicious flavors of many different types of coconut candy – a specialty candy of this land In addition, you will visit a honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon that is really good for your health. You can enjoy fresh tropical fruits picked right at the garden along with listen to folk music along with the sweet singing of local people. You can feel the rustic ambiance, and enjoy relaxing moments by rowing along the small canal to explore people's life. At the end of the trip, our tour guide will take you back to the hotel

Includes

Pick-up and drop-off service in the center of Saigon Friendly and professional tour guide Transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan, speed boat, rowing boat, bicycle - for the biking Breakfast in Can Tho Lunch meal and tropical fruits are mentioned Entrance fees, Bottle drink / local tea, coconut water

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