Two day glance at Mekong Delta 2 days 1 night
Tour code: SEN110 | Tour Style: Short Trip
If you have limited time in Ho Chi Minh City but still wish to have a localized experience and capture the true essence of the Mekong Delta, this 2-day trip is your truly ideal choice. Taking you to visit Cai Be floating market and Tan Phong Island, the itinerary offers a glimpse into the vibrant southern delta region, gives you a chance to immerse yourselves into the peaceful scenery, explore the exotic countryside lifestyle and experience the daily culture in this watery region. Which should be better for your two days discovering the region than this Mekong tour!Destination: Activities: Cruising, Walking, Sightseeing
- Discovering the most typical features of the Mekong Delta by both waterway and land with visits to floating market and traditional handicraft villages
- Joining daily activities of the locals such as picking fruits, catching fish, growing vegetables and rice to understand more about the local culture
- Being a true gourmet by attending a cooking class of Southern Vietnamese dishes
Day 1: HCM – Cai Be Floating Market – Tan Phong Island (Vinh Long) (-/L/D)
Starting from Ho Chi Minh City at around 7:30, our Vietnam tour begins with a short drive towards the south, leaving the city behind and entering the rural landscapes of the Mekong Delta. As heading deeper into the Mekong Delta, you will reach Cai Be Town first.
Upon arrival in Cai Be wharf, you'll be transferred to a sampan to start a trip through many branches of Mekong Delta. Our first stops is the colorful Cai Be floating market, followed by a visit to a Coconut Farm, and then listen to the "Tai Tu Music". Finally, you will visit Tan Phong Island by boat before checking in a Home-stay at Tan Phong Island.
Lunch will be served in a local Ancient House of the village in Tan Phong Island with a lot of delicious specialties and fresh fruits. Then you will have a short time to relax or walk around the surroundings.
After lunch, you will cycle around Tan Phong Island for exploring the rural life of local people. Attending the cooking class in the late afternoon will bring you an interesting experience of cooking traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Overnight at Home-stay in Tan Phong Island
Day 2: Tan Phong Island – An Binh Island – HCM City (B/L/-)
Welcoming early morning at the rural area is a wonderful experience for you. After breakfast, you will take a rowing-sampan through An Binh Island to Mr. Cai Cuong’s former landlord house to witness the life of a typical rich family in the past. Then you will taste the fresh fruits of the Delta before visiting local pop rice, rice paper workshops, bonsai garden and fishing village.
Back to Tan Phong Island for checking out homestay.
After lunch, the sampan takes you to Cai Be wharf for driving back to Ho Chi Minh City.
English speaking guide
All meals mentioned
Mineral water, fruits, tea
Home-stay for overnight
Other meals not mentioned
Other services not mentioned
Drinks not mentioned in the meals
Guide speaking other languages is subject to availability.
Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions.
Cai Be Floating Market
Cai Be, Tien Giang, Vietnam
Located in the heart of Mekong Delta in Vietnam, Cai Be Floating Market gives you a chance to observe a unique part of daily life in this watery region. Not only watching the bustling environment, you can also experience as a local by reaching the boats and bargaining for whatever you wish.
Tan Phong Island
Tan Phong, Tien Giang, Vietnam
Located facing the Cai Be Floating Market, Tan Phong Island is described as a boat filled with sweet fruit floating in the middle of the Tien River. Visiting the island, tourists not only have chance to immerse themselves in the fresh air but also have chance to taste the typical fruits of this region.
An Binh Island
Vinh Long Province, Vietnam
Emerging from the middle of the Tien River, An Binh Island covers an area of around 60 kilometers. It is a land of fertile and rich soil with fresh water and fruit orchards which are opened to every visitor.