MEKONG – CAI BE RESORT & CAN THO FLOATING MARKET

Code
SBSG09
Tour route
HO CHI MINH CITY – CAI BE – CAN THO
Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Start/End
HO CHI MINH CITY / CAN THO
Tour type
City Breaks

Explore the floating markets of the Mekong on a 3-day tour of Cai Be and Can Tho. This tour gets you up close and personal with rural life as lived in the legendary Mekong Delta. You will interact with villagers and cycle along rural trails, as well as cruise the quiet channels of Can Tho by boat. 

Day 1 HO CHI MINH CITY – CAI BE (Lunch/Dinner)

At 8:00 our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive to the South of HCMC to get to Cai Be (120 km). Upon arrival check in and time to relax before cycling tour to Cai Be Market. You have opportunity to explore at the local life of Cai Be and the handicraft village where you can discover how to make coconut candy, rice paper, popcorn and enjoy the honey tea. Leaving the handicraft village we will visit Cao Dai temple which is masterpiece architecture of the mixed religion Buddha and Islamic. On the way to resort we will visit the ancient village, having fruits and homemade cake before we head back to resort. Relax for a while after the bike ride then join in the cooking class in the evening & enjoy dinner in restaurant. Stay overnight at resort in Cai Be (private bungalow).

Day 2 CAI BE – CAN THO (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, take a boat trip to the bustling floating market, visit handicraft villages, and Cai Be market on land, then transferred to resort to check-out. After lunch we transfer Can Tho city, the central city of Mekong Delta Provinces. Visit a Khmer pagoda. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 3 CAN THO – HO CHI MINH CITY (Breakfast/Lunch)

Boat trip in early morning on Lower Branch of Mekong River to visit Cai Rang floating market and enjoy life activities of local people on the river. The landscape is very beautiful: hundred sampans with full of rice, fruits and handicraft products…they are here to exchange their products. We will then visit the central market and explore the local activities. After leaving the market, we are going to visit a luxuriant orchard of Mr Ba Cong and enjoy fresh fruits which are picked by you. Transfer back to Hochiminh City. Stop to see a Cao Dai Temple in Cai Be town and have lunch enroute. Following your tour head back to Ho Chi Minh City. End of the tour.

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