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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
All entrance fees included
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
After pickup from your hotel, transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to the town of Cai Be, located approximately 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Ho Chi Minh City. On the way, stop to take photos of the beautiful landscapes and typical farmers working in the rice fields.
Upon arrival in Cai Be, hop on a motorboat with your small group and visit the Cai Be Floating Market, established in the 19th century on the Tien River. Observe locals trading fruit and other wholesale goods, hung from poles aboard boats and rafts, in the bustling floating market. Then, disembark for a short walk to a coconut candy factory and tour the facility to learn how the sweets are produced.
You’ll have the opportunity to purchase some candy before meandering with your guide around the small villages of the Mekong Delta. Visit a fruit orchard and plantation, and listen to traditional southern Vietnamese music called don ca tai tu, which combines elements from court music and folk music.
Afterward, cruise along the Mekong Delta to Tan Phong Island. Here, join your small group in a short cooking demonstration. You will be learning some popular and easy dishes in this region such as banh xeo - pancake. With fresh material, you surely will enjoy your handmade meal before hopping on a bicycle to ride along the village path. Pass fruit orchards and a bonsai garden as you explore the neighborhood with your guide and mingle with the local villagers. Your day trip ends with a boat ride back to Cai Be and return transport to your Ho Chi Minh City hotel.
Hotel pickup and drop-off (Central District 1 hotels only)
Boat ride in the Mekong Delta
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Please specify any dietary requirement at the time of booking
Your Ho Chi Minh City hotel in district 1
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.