Exclusive Mekong in one day tour

Discover the rustic life in Mekong Delta!
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Exclusive Mekong in one day tour



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An exclusive itinerary to Cai Be – Mekong Delta from Saigon to get an insight of rustic life of the locals.

An exclusive Mekong in one day tour is an alternative choice for foreigners to have a fresh experience in the Mekong river delta. Joining the tour, you will be offered chance to explore the Mekong lifestyle and culture by visiting its two religious sites in Cai Be, the Cai Be land and floating market along with the traditional handicraft workshops at Tan Phong Island. Let’s come and live the river life of the hospitable and friendly Mekong residents as well as learn more about their unique culture, surely you won’t be regret!

  • Departure
    Ho Chi Minh City
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 8:30 PM.
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
  • Include
    English speaking tour guide
    Meal(s) as indicated
    Entry Fees (if any)
    Private land transfer
  • Not Included
    Shuttle bus transfer
    Travel Insurance
    Domestic & International flight (if any)
    Vietnam visa arrangement
    Tips and Gratuities
    Personal expenses

You will be picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City at 7:00 and then head towards Cai Be District.
Reaching Cai Be at 9:30, we will firstly visit Cao Dai Temple Cai Be with the Caodaism, an unique religion in this region; and Cai Be Catholic Church. Afterwards, you will get on the boat and transfer to visit an ancient house, both of Cai Be land market and floating market to observe the locals’ life as well as distinguishing the land market from the floating one.
Leaving the two markets, you will continue your discovery tour to explore the river life of Mekong people by using their daily vehicle, hand-rowing boat. The boat will cruise among the meandering rivers and criss-crossed canals and lead you to the “mysterious” Mekong lush orchards.
Return to the boat and shift to Tan Phong Island, where you can have relaxing time to enjoy local fruits before joining our cycling tour to travel around the island. We will visit the traditional handicraft workshops of rice papers along with making hammock. If it is on schooldays, you will also have a chance to make friends with local cute and gentle pupils in a village school. You can try plucking the fruits at the host’s garden and talk to him to understand how local farmers take care of their gardens.

Cycle back to Tan Phong Restaurant to enjoy local food and specialties.
At about 15:00, you will embark the boat to leave Tan Phong Island for the pier to come back Ho Chi Minh City. This full day tour from Saigon ends. See you in your next trip