Mekong Delta Tour: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market
2 days 1 night to immerse into seasonal picturesque flat rice fields and water way of the Mekong Delta region; explore Cai Rang, the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta. Learn how to make sweets from locals, try traditional foods, and visit a rice husking mill. Spend the night in Can Tho and visit to the basket of fruit in the lower part of the Mekong River – Cai Be town
Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night
Start: Ho Chi Minh City
End: Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Type: Easy
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Can Tho (Home-stay)
6.30 – 7.00 Start the journey to Cai Be by being picked up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. After arriving in Cai Be, take a boat to the location of the once-famous wholesale floating market on the Tien River. This website gives you the right to learn more about local trading practices that have evolved as a result of modern society’s emphasis on high-tech agriculture and more terrestrial transportation. There, you may appreciate the region’s diversity and abundance of orchard gardens, which make it the Mekong River’s lower reaches’ fruit basket.
Explore the magnificence of the Ba Kiet historic house and learn about the local culture as you stroll through little settlements. Pay a quick visit to a modest family company where the locals produce crispy rice popcorn and coconut fudge. Enjoy some delectable fruit while feeling the gentle beats of Southern Vietnamese folk music, a style that is closely related to the way of life and culture of the Mekong Delta people.
Paddle through little canals, which is an exhilarating experience because it allows you to take in the beautiful scenery and ambience of the Upper Mekong Delta while relaxing. Allow yourself to absorb in the peace of nature once you arrive on Tan Phong Island.
As you learn how to make Vietnamese delicacies over lunch, you not only get to eat delectable food but also get to know the people better. The food is prepared by you and served in the middle of the neighborhood garden. Go riding through orchards along the village route. While waiting, make a few brief stops to talk to locals who can inform you more about daily living in the Mekong Delta.
Take the bus to Can Tho. Hotel or homestay stay the night in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh City
Early in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel or homestay, enjoy a leisurely boat excursion to see the beautiful Bassac River tributaries of the Lower Mekong River. Next, go to the Cai Rang floating market, which is the busiest in the entire region.
Visit the local noodle factory and fruit farm on a walking tour.
Visit the common house in Binh Thuy and the Munir Ansay Pagoda, a Khmer shrine renowned for its distinctive design.
Return to Ho Chi Minh City after lunch. Finish the tour at your Ho Chi Minh City accommodation.