- Visit Cai Rang Floating Market with no other tourists - Experience real local life in and around the waterways along the Mekong River - Enjoy a comfortable home stay (private A/C room) - An expert local tour guide
Destinations: Ho Chi Minh, Can Tho, Cai Rang Floating Market
Duration: 2 days & 1 night

Day 1 : Mekong Delta - Can Tho Local Life (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Mekong Delta - Can Tho Local Life

Day 1: HCMC – Can Tho - Mekong Delta Local life

From Ho Chi Minh we arrange a transfer to the heart of the Mekong Delta. On arrival your local tour guide will pick you up to have a nice lunch with local dishes before we start a boat trip to discover the area to visit a plant nursery village, a rice separating factory, a local market where we will buy our ingredients for dinner. In the Mekong Delta we also have an ethnic group named ” Khmer ”. You will have a chance to learn more about their culture, customs and language. 

After the Khmer village and temples, we return to the boat to take you on a relaxing ride through the mangrove canals and trees along the river to witness local fisherman trying to catch fish. After about 20 minutes through the canals we arrive at the homestay where your guide grew up. The homestay is fairly new, built in 2009 and is located in a peaceful place. In front the house is the canal and behind the house is the garden where we grow pomelos, organic vegetables and rice. 

Are you thirsty now? Don’t worry! We have fresh coconuts, which are picked up right at the garden. You will have some time to relax in the hammocks in the garden or do some cycling in the area. From here you can watch the beautiful sunset before we start cooking dinner. 

After dinner we’ll show you beautiful fireflies the buzz around in the sky and enjoy a quit and relaxing evening right in the heart of the Mekong for a perfect local feel. Your room has a fan, mosquito net and air conditioning.


Transportation: Your preferred way – local bus or private transportation

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Guide: English speaking local tour guide

Accommodation: Homestay – private A/C room

Day 2 : Cai Rang Floating Market (Breakfast)

Picture of Cai Rang Floating Market

Day 2: Cai Rang Floating Market

The next morning we’ll leave early for a boat trip to catch the sunrise and visit Cai Rang floating market. We will enjoy breakfast at the floating market to give you that extra special feel. After that we will see how local people make rice noodle before visiting a fruit garden where you will see all types of fruit trees that grow in the Mekong Delta and of course you’ll get the chance to taste some yummy fruits from their garden.

Around lunchtime we will finish the trip and get you transferred back to to Ho Chi Minh City. We can easily arrange ongoing transfers to Phu Quoc on your request.


Transportation: Your preferred way of transportation

Meals: Breakfast

Guide: English speaking local tour guide

Accommodation: N/A

Daily departure from 2 people up (maximum 8 people)

What’s included?

  • Your chosen way of transportation
  • Meals: lunch and dinner on day 1, breakfast on day 2
  • Family run homestay (private A/C room)
  • All entry fees and other fares like boat trips
  • English speaking local knowlegable local 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?

  • 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!

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