Cai Rang Floating Market is one of the most outstanding one in Mekong River Delta. The market is not just a crowsed trading area, but also a unique cultural space in Can Tho. local people pronounced "karan" into Cai Rang. So far, along with Cai Be Floating Market of Tien Giang Province, Cai Rang Floating Market has long been known by domestic and foreign tourists as one of two most famous floating markets in Southwestern Vietnam.
Private tour: Mekong delta 3days 2nights
Tour Type: Luxury tour
Start From: Your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Tour route: Luxury journey to exotic lands of Mekong delta 3days 2nights depart from Ho Chi Minh City visit My Tho, Ben Tre, Cai Rang floating market Can Tho of Vietnam
Day 01: My Tho - Ben Tre – Stay at Homestay (L/D)
7:45 am– 8:30 am: tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and start on journey to My Tho – Ben Tre.
10:20 am: arrive at the first stop in Ben Luc, taking bicycle into the village about 40 minutes to explore the local life and see the rice paddy fields in very close distance (for some people couldn't ride the bicycle,please get some rest on the hammocks at the local house,meet the tour guide and the guests in 40 minutes later).
11:40 am: Visiting Vinh Trang Pagoda,the biggest pagoda in the West. It has the most specialist architecture of Mekong Delta, is combined between Viet- Khmer culture and original Western Europe architecture. You will contemplate Rạch Miễu Bridge which across the biggest river of West, connect My Tho with Ben Tre.
12:30: Into the village and having lunch before starting the tour with BBQ and local dishes.
13:30pm: Get on the cruise and begin for travelling in the river. The cruise will go along Tiền River and pass fishing Village where people raise the fishes inside the floating houses.
13:50 am: Arrive in Thai Son Island (Cù Lao Thới Sơn) for visiting Coconut Candy Factory (the most famous thing in Ben Tre province),the tour guide will show you how to make the candy as well as how it tastes.
14:20 am: Visiting the Cultural House and enjoy Various kinds of fruite depending on the season. Especially, you will appreciate Harmonious sounds with “ Đờn Ca Tài Tử” – A specific characteristic of Southern culture. Go canoeing, weave along through the small river and see rows of coconut palm. Visiting beekeeping places and enjoy delicious flavour of honeysuckle tea with pollen.
16:00 pm: Relaxing in the rooftop and watching the Sunset on river
18:30 pm: Having dinner you enjoying with local food pancakes (Banh Xeo Vietnam)
19:30 pm: Free time for your personal activities of campfire and free time at night.
Day 02: Tan Long Market – Can Tho Mekong (B/L)
06:00 am: Waking up early in the morning and check in boat then visit for having opportunity to see morning market with many products homemade such as fruits, vegetables, cake, fish… which are sold on the way to the wharf.
08.30 am: Backing homestay for having breakfast.
09:00 am: Time for yourself activities (playing badminton at homestay or walk to nearby village…)
11:00 am: Cooking Vietnamese dishes with your tour guide then enjoy your dishes made by yourself.
12:00 pm: Check out room and then take car to Can Tho City.
15:30 pm: Arrive in Can Tho city, check in at the luxury hotel Saigon Can Tho. You have free time and overnight at hotel. Leisure in the evening for wandering Tay Do night market, Ninh Kieu wharf or enjoy these delicious local dishes.
Day 03: Cai Rang Floating Market Can Tho - Ho chi Minh (B/L)
You will get up early at 5 am and drive to Ninh Kieu wharf. Tourist will have opportunity to see morning streets market with many products homemade such as fruits, vegetables, cake… which are sold on the way to the wharf.
Cruising in the river to the busy Cai Rang Floating Market, one of the biggest floating market in Southern Vietnam. Tourists will be surprised to explore “the method of the business” in the floating market areas. It is really impressive .
After exploring the floating market, visitors will visit the place to see how local people make rice vermicelli noodle and the orchard garden. You can wander in the village and try your best to cross the bamboo bridge which is built only by one bamboo tree.
Cruise back Ninh Kieu wharf at 7h30am and come back your hotel. At 08.00am: Having breakfast at the hotel.
11h30am: Check out hotel and heading to Ho Chi Minh city. On the way back to HCMC you will have lunch at restaurant. Arrive to Ho Chi Minh city around 16.30. The tour ends at your hotel.
Private car + a small bottle of mineral
English/ Vietnamese tour guide
Meals: 01 BBQ for lunch - 02 Breakfast, 02 local Lunch, 01 Dinner
Accomodation: 01 night stay homestay and 01Night (Saigon Can Tho Hotel)
All entrance fees
Boat trip on Mekong Delta
Hand – rowed sampan
Fishing and Carriage
Note: If you travel alone supplement room pay more 90$
All other services not mentioned in the above program
All meals and beverages unspecified in the above program
Personal expenses, travel insurance
Tips for tour guide and driver.