Discover Cai Be Floating Market
The floating market in the Mekong Delta is also well-known. Joining this excursion will allow you to see locals going about their everyday lives at one of the classic floating markets, Cai Be. After that, wander through small towns and stop at a fruit orchard, a factory that makes peanut candies, and a historic home before cruising a system of canals to Vinh Long for a sumptuous lunch.
Duration: 1 Day
Start: Ho Chi Minh City
End: Ho Chi Minh City
Active Level: Easy
07:30 Hotel meeting time.
11:00 Arrival in Cai Be; board a motorboat to tour the floating market and observe how the locals trade things from their boats. Visit a tiny family-run enterprise once more to observe how popcorn made from crispy rice and peanuts is made. Wander around the local towns to see the fruit orchards.
12:45 Continue traveling through a network of little cannals to Vinh Long to take in the beauty of the Mekong Delta. Visit an old house that was erected more than a century ago after arriving on the island of An Binh. This home is the ideal fusion of Eastern regional ancient architecture and Western modern design.
13.35 Visit An Binh Garden while enjoying fresh tropical fruit and the traditional song “Don ca tai tu”.
14.00 Take pleasure in a great lunch of Mekong specialties. Return to Ho Chi Minh after that. Complete the tour.
18:00 Return to starting location.