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From HCM: Mekong Delta & Cai Rang Floating Market 2-Day Tour466 Reviews
Discover Cai Rang, the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta. Visit a rice noodle factory and make traditional Vietnamese pancakes on this 2-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City.
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- Learn about the local cultures of the Mekong Delta region
- See the lively bartering at the Cai Rang Floating Market
- Paddle along the small canals to see the locals going about their day
- Stay overnight in Mekong Delta so that you can experience the nightlife activities of the locals
DescriptionDay 1. MY THO - BEN TRE - CAN THO Around 7:45am. Get picked up at your centrally located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City and head to the Mekong Delta by bus. Your onboard tour guide will tell you everything about the culture of the locals while you can sit back, relax and enjoy the landscapes and scenery of green rice fields. Stop at the Vinh Trang pagoda on the way. Continue to My Tho and take a boat trip along the Mekong River where you can escape the busy town. Enjoy a sampan ride through the coconut trees-lined canals. Disembark and explore the village on foot. Visit local families where you can enjoy fruits, honey tea and wine while listening to traditional music performed by the villagers. Enjoy a traditional lunch. In the afternoon, travel to Can Tho, the heart of the Mekong Delta. Stay overnight in the hotel. Free time to explore the city at night. ------------ Day 2: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET - HO CHI MINH CITY Start early to visit the famous Cai Rang Floating Market. The market is most vibrant in the early hours of the morning. Witness the hustle and bustle of boats selling fruits, vegetables, and various local products. During your boat tour, make a pit stop at one of the boats selling vermicelli and coffee. You can choose to buy and enjoy these local delicacies while soaking in the unique atmosphere of the market. Continue your boat tour to visit a Rice Noodle Factory. Here, you can witness the traditional process of making rice noodles. We'll also take some time to explore a bustling local market, where colorful stalls are brimming with fresh produce, spices, and vegetables. Around 9:00AM to 9:30AM: Return to your hotel for check-out, enjoy breakfast and freshening up after the morning's activities. After that, begin your journey back to Ho Chi Minh City. En route, make a stop at the 10 Vo ancient house. Explore this historic Vietnamese house, learn about its architectural details, and gain insights into local traditions and customs. Try your hand at making traditional Vietnamese pancakes, known as 'bánh xèo.' This hands-on experience will give you a taste of the local culture. Enjoy a delicious local lunch. If you have the energy, take a leisurely bike ride around the area, exploring the picturesque surroundings and interacting with the local community. After that, make your way back to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive approximately at 4:00pm.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off within the center of District 1 Air-conditioned van/bus Tour guide Motorboat trip + Sampan boat ride All entry fees 2 lunches and 1 breakfast at the hotel (vegan food available) 1-night hotel stay at a 3-star hotel (Van Phat Riverside Hotel or Senior Hotel Can Tho)
- A room is typically used for 2 adults (but you can request a triple room to accommodate for 3 adults with no supplemental fees applied)
- A supplemental fee is applied for those who book an odd number of guests (such as 3, 5, or 7) to request a single room. The supplement for the 3-star hotel is 20 USD
- It is possible to upgrade to a 5-star hotel and if you would like to do this, please contact the activity provider after booking