FULL DAY MEKONG DELTA TOUR TO CAI BE – TAN PHONG ISLAND

39$/pax

Embark on an unforgettable Mekong Delta tour to Cai Be and Tan Phong Island in Vietnam. Experience the vibrant culture and lush landscapes of the delta as you cruise along the Mekong River. Visit Cai Be’s bustling floating market and explore Tan Phong Island, where you’ll discover traditional crafts and local life. Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of the Mekong Delta on this enriching adventure.

DESTINATION

CAI BE , TAN PHONG

TRAVELING

ThemeNature, river
StyleGroup Tour
SuitableFamily, couple, Children

HIGHTLIGHT

  • Having a boat ride to the remaining site of a wholesale floating market on Tien River, which was once famous many years ago. 
  • Tasting fresh fruits while enjoying Vietnamese traditional folk music
  • Visiting distinctive family businesses where the locals make coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn mills. 
  • Deeply exploring the local village on foot and through handlebars.

Approaching features of the typical, traditional Vietnamese architectural styles from an ancient house.

INTRODUCTION

Experience the enchanting beauty and rich culture of the Mekong Delta with our Cai Be – Tan Phong Island tour. Set sail along the iconic Mekong River, where you'll witness the timeless rhythm of life on the water. Explore the vibrant Cai Be floating market. Where local vendors trade goods from their boats in a colorful spectacle.
Next, journey to Tan Phong Island. A serene oasis nestled within the delta's lush greenery. Here, you'll delve into the heart of Vietnamese rural life. Discovering traditional crafts and customs that have endured for generations. Visit local workshops to see artisans crafting handmade products. Such as coconut candies, rice paper, and woven mats, gaining insight into the age-old techniques passed down through the years.
As you traverse the island's verdant landscapes, you'll have the opportunity to interact with friendly locals. Learning about their daily routines and cultural traditions. Savor the flavors of authentic Vietnamese cuisine during a delicious lunch. Featuring regional specialties, prepared with fresh ingredients sourced from the surrounding area.
Throughout your journey, our knowledgeable guides will provide fascinating insights into the history, ecology, and significance of the Mekong Delta, enriching your experience and deepening your appreciation for this captivating region.
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the natural beauty and timeless charm of the Mekong Delta on our unforgettable Cai Be – Tan Phong Island tour.

ITINERARY

Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be - Tien Giang – Ho Chi Minh City

07:30 AM: Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Expressway.

Upon arrival in Cai Be, have a boat ride to the remaining site of a renowned wholesale floating market on the Tien River many years ago. This site entitles you to know something about the local trading habit that has changed due to the age of the modern society when more terrestrial transportation and high-technique of agriculture have dominated everywhere. There, you can realize how diverse the area is and how rich orchard gardens are, which makes it the basket of fruit in the lower part of the Mekong River.

Ramble in small villages where you will uncover the beauty of an ancient house and learn about the indigenous culture. Make a short visit to a small family business where the locals make coconut fudges and crispy rice popcorn. Savor delicious fresh fruit and feel the slow rhythms of Southern Vietnamese folk music – a kind of music entwined with the life and culture of the Mekong Delta people.

Paddle through small canals – an exciting experience since you can look around, unwind, and soak up the wonderful atmosphere of the Upper Mekong Delta. Additionally, after arrival on Tan Phong Island, immerse yourself in nature’s tranquility.

At lunch time, you not only enjoy luscious food but also get closer to the locals as it is a chance to learn how to prepare Vietnamese specialties. The meal is cooked on your own and served in the heart of the local garden.

Cycle on the village path through orchards. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. Visit Ba Kiệt’s ancient house.

Take a boat ride back to Cai Be and meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City.

***Please note: Drop off time is subject to traffic, weather…so the finished time could be later than expecting.

End of the journey!

PRICE

PricePax
39$$

PRICE INCLUDES:

-A/c van/bus sightseeing as per program

-Pick up and transfer (centrally located hotel in Dist1 , HCMC); mineral water 

-Boat  trips in the Mekong delta

-English speaking guide

-all entrance fees, bikes, lunch as indicated in the program.

EXCLUDES:

-Travel insurance

-Personal costs & tips

-Other services not mentioned in the inclusions.

Booking

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