Full-Day Mekong and Floating Market Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
Explore the daily life of the Mekong Delta during your stay in Ho Chi Minh City, with a full-day, guided tour of Cai Be Floating Market. Explore Mekong Delta's system of crisscrossed canals and rivulets by boat, take in the lush green paddy fields, relish Vietnamese Food and vegetables, and visit local craftsmen. This small-group tour includes lunch.
Following arrival to Cai Be, your cruise will start with the Cai Be Colorful Floating Market and cruise, amidst local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how rice paste, coconut candy, pop-rice and pop-corn are made. At the craft village, you will learn how some of the most famous specialty products are manufactured, such as fish sauce, soy sauce and cooking salt. A delicious lunch will be served under the shade of orchards on An Binh Island.
After lunch, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside through smaller canals, where you'll be able to enjoy the stunning scenery and the peaceful atmosphere. You will get the chance to observe traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and witness some activities of the local farmers.
You will have the opportunity to interact with locals and watch how they catch fish or collect fruit following the ancestral ways of Mekong Delta. You will also have the option to stop by the nursery garden, where you can communicate with successful farmers and enjoy a variety of fruit and homemade rice wine while listening to the traditional music.
At the end of the day, your boat will take you to a floating village to see how people farm catfish under the houses before your tour concludes.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. Vegetarian option available."
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 1 Day
Lugar de comienzo:
Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Pickup from centrally-located District 1 hotels or a meeting point at the Saigon Opera House
Address: For Meeting Point: 7 Lam Son Square, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Dates: See Availability
Return point: Returns to original departure point
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.