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Mekong River Floating Market Experience

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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Experience hosted by May

9.5 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, transportation
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

YOUR BEST MEKONG RIVER DELTA CAI BE FLOATING MARKET EXPERIENCE DAY TRIP

**I will pick you up from your Airbnb/Hotel around 7:00am to go to Mekong Delta, Cai Be Town, Tien Giang Province.

**Your ride will be passing by the free way surrounding by the rice paddy fields where you can see and understand the rice culture of the Mekong Delta.

**Upon arrival, you will be eye witnessing the real life of Mekong local people on the Floating Market. Seeing them exchanging fruit, living their life on boat through year round, and understanding why the boat is their second home?

**The motor boat will take you to the small village to see the local craft of the Mekong River. Rice paper making which is the very important layer of the amazing spring roll; rice wine making to taste the purity of rice; pop rice making to recall the best childhood memory; coconut candy making is the Pride of Mekong people.

**Having the relaxing peaceful calm rowing boat on the the small canal of coconut. Having the tasty seasonal tropical fruit and enjoy the Southern traditional folk music of Vietnam performance.

**Highlight of the trip is a long boat ride crossing border Vinh Long Province. Best time to relax on the boat and snap some good photos of the local life.

**Having lunch at the local riverside restaurant and then heading back to the boat station. Ride back to Saigon around 4:30pm
Other things to note
This experience offers pick-up and drop-off at your Airbnb/hotel only in District 1-3-4
YOUR BEST MEKONG RIVER DELTA CAI BE FLOATING MARKET EXPERIENCE DAY TRIP

**I will pick you up from your Airbnb/Hotel around 7:00am to go to Mekong Delta, Cai Be Town, Tien Giang Province.

**Your ride will be passing by the free way surrounding by the rice paddy fields where you can see and understand the rice culture of the Mekong Delta.

**Upon arrival, you will be eye witnessing the real life of Mekong local peopl…

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What's included

  • Food
    Local Southern Vietnamese set menu lunch
  • Drinks
    -One bottle of water per guest
    -One fresh coconut juice per guest
  • Tickets
    All entrance fees included
  • Transportation
    -Van from Saigon to Cai Be and back
    -All boat rides on the Mekong
From $78
/ person
Sun, Dec 6
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
$98 per person
$98 per person
Mon, Dec 7
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
$98 per person
$98 per person
Tue, Dec 8
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
$98 per person
$98 per person

Meet your host, May

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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Hi there,

This is May. I have lived in this beautiful city of Saigon for entire of my life. Throughout my time, I love to discover around the area with my husband, Po, and therefore traveling to find new things is my favorite. I have passion for traveling and I believe my experience and knowledge will bring you an extraordinary trip with joy and love.

My husband and I are both host in this Airbnb and we will share our time to show you around on your trip.

Love.
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Where you'll be

-Cai Be Town of Mekong Delta where you see the floating market with exchanging fruit, living, and cooking on the boat.
-An Ninh Ward is where you can see the traditional work of Cai Be; pop rice, rice paper, rice wine making.
-Tasting the fruit in the orchard of Tan Phong Island.
-Experience the rowing boat surrounded inside the beautiful coconut canals.
-Boat ride from Cai Be to Vinh Long where you will have lunch with the riverside view.

1 review

David
January 2020
The spots in this tour would be impossible to reach as a tourist and I’m so thankful I was able to experience them on this tour. Best experience in Saigon.

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  • Sun, Dec 6
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Mon, Dec 7
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Tue, Dec 8
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Wed, Dec 9
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Thu, Dec 10
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Fri, Dec 11
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Sat, Dec 12
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person
  • Sun, Dec 13
    7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    $98 per person

Activity advisory

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Camera | Sunscreen | Hat | Walking Shoes | Mosquitoes Spray | Cash