Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Starts/Ends: Ho Chi Minh City/ Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Vinh Long – Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Categories: Mekong Delta Tours
Tour Level: Easy
Group size: Private only
Commencement Date: Advice at booking time
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell you your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Experience the floating life at the floating market
Explore the pristine countryside of Mekong Delta
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Vinh Long – Can Tho
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Vinh Long – Can Tho (L)
Picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and travel to Cai Be for about 2.5 hours driving. Vivid farming activities and the riverine life of the Mekong Delta can be seen on route. Catch a boat trip from Cai Be and paddle along the mighty Mekong River and see the riverine of local people working and living on the waterways of the Mekong Delta. It would be a mistake if not visit the floating market at Cai Be – one of the most colorful floating markets of Mekong Delta, and a family-run workshop making popcorn, pop-rice and rice paper.
A taste of these local specialties with a warm cup of green tea will completely bring you an unforgettable feeling in the tropical weather of Mekong Delta. Lunch will be set up in a local house located on an island, which is a fertile place for different fruits and trees. After lunch, take a short nap on a hammock under the shady garden or you also can do cycling along the village paths to enjoy the beauty of the countryside. Lastly, the cruise will transfer us to Vinh Long city to reach Can Tho – the heart of the Mekong Delta. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Early morning today, take the boat trip to visit the famous Cai Rang floating market with the busy sense right at the time. This is the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta where you can see the daily life and local people selling their products on boats. It will be a perfect Mekong Delta tour to involve in Cai Rang floating market, the most famous one. Cai Rang Floating Market opens from around 5:00 and operates until midday. You can get up early to visit the market because the early morning is the most exciting moment here.
After that, return to your accommodation for breakfast. Then it is your leisure to experience the nature of Mekong Delta. After that, head back to Ho Chi Minh City. Mekong Delta Highlights tour ends.