This is the ideal tour for those wanting to escape the city, breath in the fresh air and be inspired by one of the most picturesque local places. Nature’s bounty is evident all around on this exciting day trip into the tropical Mekong Delta. We take you on a s... View more
Destinations: Cai Be Floating Market, Tan Phong Island
Duration: 1 Day

DAY TOUR – MEKONG DELTA (deluxe max. 15p) (Cai Be Floating Market – Tan Phong Island)

Simplicity with Style! From the lushly verdant rice paddies of the rolling countryside to the rich and buzzing waterways that serve as a vital lifeline, the Mekong Delta is a place that never sleeps! You’ll sample its unique charm and exciting delights as you pass through each village. This is a trip you’ll remember for the rest of your life...

Itinerary Details

Depending on your hotel location you will either be picked up or you’ll need to go to our meeting point to start your Mekong Delta adventure! Please see your voucher for specific details.

This is the ideal tour for those short on time and who feel more comfortable in smaller groups. Escape the city, breath in the fresh air and be inspired by one of the most picturesque local places. Nature’s bounty is evident all around on this exciting day trip into the tropical Mekong Delta. Take a leisurely ride along the river, capture the stilt houses on camera, tour around the islets, have lunch in an orchard and gain a fascinating insight into the lives of those who live and work in this lushly rich landscape.

6.30am We depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Express Highway. We stop on the way in Tan An town to take some photos overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields that surround us.

9.30am On arrival in Cai Be we set off by motor boat to visit Cai Be floating market to watch locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.

11.30am  We keep cruising through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. On arrive in Tan Phong Island you can join a cooking class. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. The food cooked by you along with fresh river food will be served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.

2pm Enjoy a relax bike ride around the village paths through fruit orchards and bonsai gardens. Meet the local islanders to learn more about their local daily life in the Mekong delta.

3pm We take a boat ride back to Cai Be on from here we take the car/van for the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City. We will drop you off at your hotel where the tour ends.

The given price per person on our website is valid for a group of minimum 2 participants (sharing room)

What’s included?

  • A/C comfortable minivan
  • Water on the go, 1 bottle per day
  • Meals: lunch
  • Fruit & tea with honey
  • All entry fees and other fares like boat trips
  • English speaking guide

What’s excluded?

  • Beverages, taxes or service charge
  • Personal expenses
  • All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking Invoice from us
  • Valid Passport with valid visa
  • Cash for personal expense

What do I need to know?

The period in between November and April the weather is still changeable from sunny, to chilly and rainy. It is advisable in this period to bring some rain protection and some warmer clothing. During the period of April to November it will good to pack a wide brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, a camera and lots of batteries.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!