Escape from noisy Ho Chi Minh city, going down along the Mekong River (Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Vinh Long), to enjoy Can Tho city. Cai Rang Floating Market is really a highlight of this trip.
Day 01: HCMC – My Tho – ben Tre – Can Tho Homestay (Meal: L,D)
You are picked up from your hotel between 7:30AM – 7:45AM; we will depart for Mekong delta by the A/C bus. On the way, stop for a boat trip to visit My Tho with a cruise around Dragon Island, Unicorn Island, Phoenix Island, Turtle Island and stop at the famous Unicorn Island. Time for enjoy a short walk around the orchard and village; enjoy tropical fruit, honey and tea. Stop for lunch. Then the rowing boat roam along small canals heading to Ben Tre for a visit a handmade coconut candy workshop. Finally, depart for Can Tho for check in at homestay. Free at leisure down town the City.
Day 02: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market (Meal: B, L)
Today, You will be start early in the morning (7:15AM) we will take the boat cruising among the Mekong River to explore the busiest floating market of the Mekong Delta – Cai Rang floating market (The nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Take in the beautiful scenery and daily activities of locals who live along the Mekong canals and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. Stops at Can Tho market Time for lunch and enjoy a roaming through the village before. After that the bus will take us to Saigon. Arrival at 7:00PM
Touring a floating market in the Mekong Delta is a box that many travellers to Saigon wish to check, and none are bigger, or more popular than Can Tho’s Cai Rang Floating Market. Here’s what to expect on a basic tour of the market.