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Mekong Delta tour to Cai Be – Tan Phong Island full day16 Reviews
Experience the local life on the Mekong Delta, approaching features of the typical, traditional Vietnamese architectural styles from an ancient house. , cycle along the banks of the canals, and more
- Explore the former area of the wholesale floating market on Tien River
- Learn about local life on the Mekong Delta
- Marvel at the traditional architectural features of ancient houses in Vietnam
- Meet a local family business making coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn
- Taste fresh fruits while listening to southern Vietnamese folk music
Description07:30 AM: Depart for Cai Be by bus/van via Trung Luong Expressway. Upon arrival in Cai Be, have a boat ride to the remaining site of a renowned wholesale floating market on the Tien River many years ago. This site entitles you to know something about the local trading habit that has changed due to the age of the modern society when more terrestrial transportation and high-technique of agriculture have dominated everywhere. There, you can realize how diverse the area is and how rich orchard gardens are, which makes it the basket of fruit in the lower part of the Mekong River. Ramble in small villages where you will uncover the beauty of an ancient house and learn about the indigenous culture. Make a short visit to a small family business where the locals make coconut fudges and crispy rice popcorn. Savor delicious fresh fruit and feel the slow rhythms of Southern Vietnamese folk music – a kind of music entwined with the life and culture of the Mekong Delta people. Paddle through small canals – an exciting experience since you can look around, unwind, and soak up the wonderful atmosphere of the Upper Mekong Delta. Additionally, after arrival on Tan Phong Island, immerse yourself in nature's tranquility. At lunchtime, you not only enjoy luscious food but also get closer to the locals as it is a chance to learn how to prepare Vietnamese specialties. The meal is cooked on your own and served in the heart of the local garden. Cycle on the village path through orchards. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. Visit Ba Kiệt’s ancient house. Take a boat ride back to Cai Be and meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City. End your trip.
IncludesPickup and drop-off at hotels on selected streets within District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City English-speaking guide Mineral water (1 bottle) Shared boat rides Entrance fees Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant Use of a bicycle
- This tour is not available for the handicapped and those with heart problems
- Please note that this is a small group tour with a maximum of 25 participants per group