Day 1: Cai Be Floating Market – Ben Tre
We will depart from Ho Chi Minh City for Tien Giang and travel for around 2 hours. Upon arrival in Tien Giang, we will travel by boat to Cai Be Floating Market. The boat trip will take you along the where you will have a glimpse into the life of the working locals. We will have lunch at a local house. In the afternoon, you will be able to try your hand at fishing with traditional tools by casting nets and laying traps on the canal. Then, you can help to prepare dinner with the host. Enjoy dinner. Overnight at the homestay.
Day 2: Live The Life Of Local People In The Countryside
After breakfast, travel by bicycle to a local market. It is similar to the flea market where local people gather together and trade. Afterward, we will return to the homestay, where you will participate in farming with the local people to experience the work of farmers in the area. Lunch will be served at a local home. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to dress in the typical style of Southerners in Vietnam. You will bail out water and catch fish in the traditional outfits. Next, you will lend a hand in preparing dinner with the host. Relax after dinner on a hammock near the river shore. Surround yourself with peacefulness and quiet that the city cannot offer. Overnight at the homestay.
Day 3: Cai Mon Orchard Garden
We will visit the Cai Mon Orchard Garden (also known as the “kingdom of fruits”), in Ben Tre Province. Continue your trip to visit the Cai Mon Church - one of the oldest churches in the Mekong Delta. According to the history, Caïman, French word was read off by Vietnamese equivalent “Cai Mon” because in the past there were a lot crocodiles here. This church was built in the 1800s by a French priest. This church is famous for its unique architecture works: steeples, main hall… The last stop on this tour is the potted plants and saplings in Vinh Bac. Have lunch, back to Ho Chi Minh city.