The Mekong Delta referred to as the rice basket of Vietnam is also the southernmost region of this S-shaped country. The fertile Mekong Delta is also famous for its tropical fruits and flowers. The Delta area marks the end of a 4,500km journey made by the Mekong River after having traveled through six countries. Traditional transportation in the Delta is by boat along with a vast network of canals and channels. The Vinh Long Mekong Delta tour in 1 day will boat you along these canals and the floating markets always proved to be a fascinating and rewarding experience for all visitors.
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long Market – Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 1 Day
Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh City/ Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Level: Easy
Group Size: 1 person minimum and above
Activities: Boating, walking, and cultural experience
Commencement Date: All time around the year upon request
Special Experiences: Vinh Long Market – Cai Be floating market – Bonsai Garden – sampan boat cruise along the Mekong river
Early start, 7 AM leaving Ho Chi Minh City, After more than 2 hours vehicle riding to arrival at the little town of Cai Be that is famous for the most colorful fruit floating market in the Mekong Delta. Our boat trip starts passing through a floating market, viewing the people of Mekong Delta doing business on the water, gliding through the lush green vegetation of the canals, and reaching an orchard for a delicious local lunch with completely tropical fruits.
After lunch, we keep on cruising along the river to see the peaceful tranquil life of villagers, admire the marvelous natural setting of the Mekong Delta region.
About 03:00 PM, the boat will arrive at Vinh Long town, walking around to explore the local market of Vinh Long. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City, stop at Bonsai Garden for a little rest. The trip concluded at your hotel in a little bit late evening. Your Saigon day tour ends.
Recommend Bringing: a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, spare film, and comfortable walking shoes.