MEKONG DELTA – LOCAL CAI BE EXPERIENCE – 2D1N (small group)
This 2-day trip to Cai Be in the heart of the Mekong Delta is a great way to experience the essence of the Mekong Delta. The waterway of Vietnam, with its verdant landscape, small canals, local businesses and fantastic Vietnamese and traditional Mekong food and friendly people. Visit Cai Be Market, cycle along Tan Phong Island, experience real local life in and around the waterways along the Mekong River and overnight at a beautiful lodge at the river.
At 8.00am we depart for a 1.5-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City towards Ben Tre, one of the country’s southern provinces, situated in the Delta of the Mekong River. Take in the countryside rice fields and the small villages around the immense waterways.
We arrive in Cai Be harbor where we take a short boat ride to the resort to check-in and enjoy a delicious lunch at the resort’s restaurant.
At around 14:30 we take the bikes for a trip to Tan Phong Island where we visit some local handicraft businesses that make handmade banana leaves hammock, daily house products being made from water hyacinth and taste some of the local grown fruits and enjoy some Vietnamese folk music. We then take small rowing boats to explore the small canals in the area.
Back at the resort you can join a cooking demonstration in the early evening and enjoy dinner at the restaurant.
Transportation: Private A/C transfers, cycling and boat ride
Meals: Lunch and dinner
Guide: English speaking tour guide
Accommodation: Based on your preference
From 7-8am breakfast will be served at the restaurant. After that we take you for a boat trip to visit Cai Be market and visit a local handicraft village. We then take you back to resort.
At around 11:30am its time to check out and enjoy lunch at the resort. After lunch your driver will transfer you back to your accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City where the tour ends.
Transportation: Boat ride and private A/C transfer
Meals: Breakfast and lunch
Guide: English speaking tour guide
- Sightseeing as programmed
- Cycling and boat trips
- Return, private transfer from and back to Ho Chi Minh City
- All entry fees and other fares like boat trips
- Meals as indicated in the program
- English speaking guide
- Beverages other than complimentary
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- All not indicated in our itinerary
- Booking voucher from us
- Valid Passport with valid visa
- Cash for personal expense
Specific food requests
Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.
Especially for the north and central Vietnam;
In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.
The south of Vietnam is generally a lot warmer all year round, so warm clothing is not really necessary.
Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!
What do I need to know?
During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.
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!