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Mekong Delta - Cai Be floating market – Tan Phong Island Full Day

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from/per person $42

Description

Mekong Delta - Cai Be floating market – Tan Phong Island Full Day

code: 355

Route: Cai Be Floating Market

In a region that water is much more than land; people don’t use cars or motorcycles much. Instead, they use boats. Interestingly, they also do daily trading on boats. Absolutely no ground or any forms of manmade structures involve! Cai Be Floating Market is typical. It is located on the river that draws borders between three provinces Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre. Every day more than 400 boats filled almost everything gathers here. How would you know which boat carries what commodities? Take this tour and you’ll see one of the most interesting, exotic events in Indochina. Here’s our carefully designed schedule for your optimal enjoyment.

ITINERARY

6:30 AM : Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Express Highway and stop to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields.

9:00 AM : On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the 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 and visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.

11:30 AM : Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong Island, the green pearl where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax in the hammocks to get back your energy.

14:00 PM : Cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong delta.

15:00 PM : Take a boat ride back to Cai Be and meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City. Tour finish around 18:00 in Ho Chi Minh City Center

Included:

  • Air conditioner tourist bus, boat trips in Mekong delta, bicycle.
  • English speaking guide.
  • 01 lunch
  • 01 water bottles per pax per day
  • Entrance fee.
  • Pick up and drop off at hotels located at: Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham, Le Thanh Ton, Ly Tu Trong, Dong Khoi, Nguyen Hue, Truong Dinh, Bui Thi Xuan, Thai Van Lung, Thi Sach (if you booked option: Superior 2 and Deluxe). Plz take note that: For the centrally located hotels in Dist 1 where we can not pick up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please contact the local supplier for support. In more detail, we are not allowed to pick up at Nguyễn Trãi Street, Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Street
  • Excluded:

  • Drinking, Tips and Personal Expense.
  • Children rates:

  • Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
  • Surcharge 75% rate of adult for children (5-8 years) sharing bed with parents.
  • Over 9 years is adult’s rate.
  • A couple travel with 2 children, the 2nd child will be charged 100% adult ticket.
  • Note:

  • This tour request for booking with minimum 2 passenger/booking. If you travel solo, kindly requested in advance
  • Pick up and drop off at hotels located at: Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham, Le Thanh Ton, Ly Tu Trong, Dong Khoi, Nguyen Hue, Truong Dinh, Bui Thi Xuan, Thai Van Lung, Thi Sach (if you booked option: Superior 2 and Deluxe). Plz take note that: For the centrally located hotels in Dist 1 where we can not pick up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please contact the local supplier for support. In more detail, we are not allowed to pick up at Nguyễn Trãi Street, Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Street Mentioned addresses exclusion, please come to 220 De Tham St, District 1, HCMC) at 6:15am
  • If you decide to make reservation 24 hours before travel date, please inquiry to check availability first
  • This tour is not available from 31 Jan 2019 to 10 Feb 2019
  • Pick up from other streets in District 1: US$ 3.00/person.
  • The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
  • Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
  • Surcharge $5/pax for Eve New year from 28th Dec 2018 to 3rd Jan 2019, Sep 2nd 2019, Apr 30 2019, May 1st 2019

  • Price

    Tour type/ Class Price US$/per person
    Standard
    Small Group Tour
    42