The Mekong Delta became famous world wide during what locals call the anti-American War. The Delta is also famous for its floating markets which are typical of the Phung Hiep and the Cai Be. On arriving in the Delta, you can start the motorized boat to visit the Cai Be floating market, experience how people exchanging goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels
For people living in Mekong Delta, their lives are attached to rivers, water. Almost activities could be organized on river as living, working, market gathering… This tour package gives you a fantastic way of seeing how the Vietnamese people get on with their busy life by cruising among the local boats coming from all areas of the delta, full of fruit.
For those with just a short time, this trip provides an overview of this typical Vietnam. On the way you can see the green paddy fields stretching towards the horizon (3 hour driving).
After arrival in Cai Be, we will on board for an exploration of lush vegetation of Mekong Delta and the lively floating market buyers bargaining. Next a rowing boat rides on the maze of shady canals to arrive at a local orchard to enjoy the local tropical fruits and visit the daily activities the handicraft villages of local people. Break time for lunch at the orchard fruit garden. From here have a pleasant time riding bicycles to the villages, sightseeing or relaxing on the hammock.
Then continue on boat to Vinh Long city for a land market, the bus will take you back to Sai Gon.
Joining Luxury Group Tour: VND1.090.000 ($46.99/Adult)
07:30 – 08.00AM: Pick you up at your hotel
17:30 – 18:00: Drop off at your hotels. Trip ends.
We had a brilliant day exploring the floating markets and Mekong with Bi. Bi was a wonderful guide and spent a lot of time explaining everything and made sure we had a great experience. Definitely recommend.