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Cai Be Floating Market – Cai Lay (full day)

  • Duration: 1 days -1 nights
  • Trip Code: MCT-02

In the morning depart 07:30 for a full day trip to Mekong delta. Traveling South from Ho Chi Minh City  toCai Be about 2hours (110 km from HCM City), the gate way to the Mekong Delta.

From Cai Be, you board your boat and cross on the Mekong river to Floating market that is one of the famous floating market in the Mekong Delta. Here you will see the local people are buying and selling on their boat.

Back to the car and driving to Cai Lay (10km from boat station).
Upon arrival, drop off at the town’s local pier and start boarding our small motorized boat for a 30 min boat trip on one of the small branches of the Mekong River. Witness the lively life on the water of the locals.

Disembark at Cam Son bridge where you start a leisure cycling trip (alternative transportation is our “xeloi”, a fun local transportation) into a deep Mekong Delta exploration. The ride is about 7km on shady narrow village roads curving over tiny canals and past fruit gardens and sleepy villages. Many kids will greet you with a big smile and “xinchao” or Hello. During the village road, you will have a chance to stop and visit local factories, fish farm, rice paddies to learn briefly about the local economy, business. Arrive at a lush orchard with diverse tropical fruits. Have a friendly chat with the owner, a former veteran with interesting topics about his motherland as well as his daily life both past and present. He will be very happy to walk you around his garden. Enjoy the opportunity to taste fresh fruits picked right from the trees.

Then relax with a sampan ride to visit a local ancient house, have a brief interaction with these friendly residents in their 100 year old house before tasting their hosted lunch with traditional dishes of the Mekong land. Bid farewell to the family before going back to Saigon.

Tour Price Includes

  • A/c car
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private motorized boat trip (Coconut juice + cold towel).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits, tea and juices at a local fruit orchard.
  • Sampan ride
  • Cycling trip (alternative “xeloi”)
  • Lunch

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips.
  • Other services not mentioned in the inclusion

 

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