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  1. Vietnam
  2. Mekong Delta
  3. Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh: Full-Day Trip to Cai Be Floating Market

Product ID: 263887
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Get a taste of the unique and fascinating river life of the Mekong Delta on this guided day trip from Ho Chi Minh, visiting a floating market, local workshops, and sampling delicious local produce along an unforgettable journey.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

From your specified hotel in Ho Chi Minh city center (in districts 1, 3, and 5).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a boat cruise to one of the highlights of the Mekong, Cai Be Floating Market
  • Stop to watch how locals make coconut candy, rice-paper, rice-popcorn, and rice wine
  • Spend some time among local farmers, enjoying traditional music and tropical fruits on Hoa Phuoc Islet
  • Dine on a regional specialty, “Elephant Ear Fish“, at a local home
Full description
Your full-day adventure begins with a two-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, you’ll board a boat cruise and visit the remarkable Cai Be Floating Market, a local meeting point for buying and selling agricultural products. While exploring the market, you’ll witness local business activities right on the water and get a feel for the way of life of people in the South West region, or simply relax as you float along the river.

You’ll then stop over at a local house where you’ll get a unique opportunity to see how people here make coconut candy, rice-paper, rice-pop corn, and rice wine. You’ll then leave Cai Be for Tan Phong Islet, where a maze of shady creeks will surely fascinate you. After riding a rowing-boat down a small channel, you’ll have the chance to spend some time enjoying traditional music and tropical fruits in this special location. You’ll enjoy a traditional lunch at a local home, including a popular regional dish of ‘Elephant Ear Fish’, before making the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Expert english-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
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Hoi An Express

Product ID: 263887