This Mekong Delta tour gives you the local experience of Cai Be floating market on the Mekong River which is famous for crooked canals in the shadows of palm trees and coconut trees. Enjoy peaceful moments when paddling down the stream and admire the stunning landscapes of Mekong River will be an unforgettable memory in your Mekong Delta floating market 1-day tour. Mekong Delta with Cai Be Floating Market
 

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Vinh Long – Cai Be Floating Market
Duration: 1 Day
Date: Daily
Start/End: Ho Chi Minh City/Ho Chi Minh City
Pick up: 08:00 AM at lobby of the hotel
Drop off: 05:00 PM at lobby of the hotel
Group Size: From 2 people up
Group Tour: Available – Upon request
Active Level: Easy
Tour Categories: Mekong Delta Tours, Day Tours from Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights of 1-day Mekong Delta in Cai Be Floating Market Tour

  • Experience the vibrant Cai Be floating market – the unique spot of Mekong Delta
  • Discover a rich culture of the locals along the Mekong River
  • Become a true fisherman to catch seafood in Mekong River
  • Typical lunch of Southwestern Vietnam
  • Leisurely cycling around countryside paths in Mekong Delta
 
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Mekong Delta with Cai Be Floating Market Tour – Morning (L)

Kick off your Mekong Delta 1 day tour from Ho Chi Minh City (former as Saigon). Our local tour guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby at 7 AM then we take a ride to Vinh Long Province. On the way to the colorful Cai Be floating market known as a wholesale floating market, we stop to take scenic photos of Tan An Town. On arrival, set off by motor boat along rivers to explore the floating market and behold locals trading tropical fruits and other commodities. The wooden boat takes us among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. We stop at local workshops to see how rice paste, coconut candy, and pop-rice, pop-corn made.

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Continue the Mekong Delta day trip by turning back to our boat to get deeper to the countryside along the smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time, traditional houses made on the edge of the river & lush green palm tree leaves. Then watching the local farmers catching fishes and if you want to try, they will support you.

cai be floating market

Mekong Delta with Cai Be Floating Market Tour – Afternoon

After lunch, we can walk around and then enjoy some kinds of fruits while listening to traditional music. One more exciting experience to try in this one day Mekong river tour is cycling! It will be so amazing to pedal on village paths to see the local farms, houses, traditionally daily life and the usual ways to pick up fruits in the Mekong Delta.

cycling through farrm in mekong delta

1-Day Mekong Delta tour with the floating market ends with a cruise takes us back to Vinh Long city where we take our vehicle back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Tips for Visiting Mekong Delta & Floating Market

As this tour is mostly taken place on boat, you are advised to wear comfortable outfits, lightweight daypack for your important belongings. You also should wear pleasant walking shoes to enjoy in this floating market Mekong Delta 1 day tour. Mosquitos repellent is also needed as they often come out around twilight till dark.

What’s Included?

  • Private ground transfer
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages upon request)
  • Boat & Rowing boat
  • Fruits (on boat, at orchard)
  • Bikes
  • Pop-rice
  • Coco-candy
  • Tea
  • Sightseeing fees
  • Lunch
  • Water during the trip

What’s Excluded?

  • Other airfares and taxes in international flight to Vietnam & out of Vietnam
  • Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa and visa fee to Vietnam
  • Entrance fees and permits during free time
  • Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Personal expenses such as Bar, telephone & Laundry bills
  • Tips and gratuities