Mekong Delta Floating Market Tour Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City
Routes: My Tho - Ben Tre - Chau Doc - Long Xuyen - Can Tho - Cai Rang - Phong Dien
If you come to visit Mekong Delta, there is one thing you can’t miss that is attending the floating market. Cai Rang Floating Market: It is said that “not being in Cai Rang floating market means not knowing the land of Tay Do – an old name of Can Tho”. Cai Rang floating market, one of the famous floating markets of the Southwest, specializes in selling fruits and agricultural products of the whole region.
Every early morning, hundred boats gather together where their owners start to sell agri – products. To be recognized easily, they hang out product samples on a long bamboo (called Cay Beo) in front of the boats, so that they do not need to cry their wares as in mainland market.
- A boat trip allows you to enjoy all the daily life of locals along the riversides.
- Visit the fruit market, bonsai garden, Sam mountain and the caved pagoda.
- Take a boat trip to visit the floating fish farm and the floating village, the Cham weaving village, the insense stick village, and especially the Crocodile farm.
- Learn how to make the rice paper mill and the rice noodles with local people in their traditional ways.
Day 1: Saigon – My Tho – Ben Tre – Chau Doc (L, D)8:00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorised boat throught the Bao dinh natural canal, view the stilthouses and the fruit platation along the canalsides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Toirtoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride throught the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family bussiness where you can eperience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the the fruit paltation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returing to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Chau Doc. Check in on arrival. Visit the Sam mountain, the caved pagoda, enjoy the sunset down the Sam Mountain.Overnight in our proposed hotel.
Day 2: Chau Doc – Long Xuyen – Can Tho (B, L, D)Breakfast at hotel. Take the morning boat trip to visit the floating fish farm and the floating village, the Cham weaving village. Deapart for Can Tho via Long Xuyen, visit the insense stick village, the Crocodile farm.
Check in on arrival. Free at leisure in the evening.
Diner cruise on the Bassac river.
Overnight in your proposed hotel.
Day 3: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Phong Dien – Saigon (B, L)Breakfast at hotel then take a three hour boat trip to visit the Cai Rang & Phong Dien floating markets. Roam into the villages to see how the local making the rice paper mill and the rice noodles in their traditional ways After thet return to Can Tho. Drive back Saigon. Stop for visit the bosai garden in My Tho on the wat. Finish the trip around 18h00. End of services.
Our staff will give you the warmest goodbye and hope to see you again
Tour cost in US$ per person Hotel Class Number of persons in group 2 3 – 4 5 – 6 7 – 8 9 – 10 3 Star 352 284 222 193 176 4 Star 445 380 316 315 270 5 Star 501 435 336 375 325
Inclusions of the trip
Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
All meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Land transportation by car air-conditioned vehicles
English speaking local guide
Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
Mineral water and wet towel
Exclusions of the trip
Any kind of drinks
Camera/video entrance fees
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)