Cai rang floating market
Mekong Delta Vietnam
Cần Thơ Cai Rang floating market It is known as a labyrinthine of canals in Mekong Delta, and thus it contributes to develop the waterway transport system and to form the special customs of the locals here. The practice of trading goods in the floating markets stands out as the image representing the tourism in this area. Cai Rang floating market may be the most prominent one that stands out into tourists’ mind #compared with Phong Dien floating market, Cai Be floating market, My Tho floating market#
DAY 01: HCMC - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (L/D)
07:45 - 8:30 am: Tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and start the journey to My Tho – Ben Tre.
10:30am: Visiting Vinh Trang Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in the West. It has the most special architecture of Mekong Delta, combining between Viet- Khmer culture and original Western Europe architecture. You will contemplate Rạch Miễu Bridge, the biggest river of West and connecting. My Tho province with Ben Tre province
11:50am: Having lunch with set menu and local dishes
12:40pm: Get on the cruise and begin for travelling on the river. The cruise will go along Tiền River and pass Fishing Village where people catch the fishes inside the floating houses.
13:10pm: Arriving in Thai Son Island (Cù Lao Thới Sơn) for visiting Coconut Candy Factory (the most famous thing in Ben Tre province), tour guide will show you how to make the candy as well as how it tastes.
13:20pm: Visiting the next local farmer’s house to enjoy fruits and traditional music “ Đờn Ca Tài Tử” – A specific characteristic of Southern culture. Relaxing your mind by rowing boat on small, peaceful canal to get into the bee farm where we enjoy the honey tea and take photo with python and finger banana – the typical things of Mekong Delta.
14:50pm: We get back bus and keep going to Can Tho city. You check in hotel, free your time to relax pool.
18:30 Enjoy Dinner on the Ninh Kieu Cruise
21:00: Free time you can choice night market and food street at the Hau river. Overnight in Can Tho
DAY 2: CAN THO - CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET - HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L)
06:00-6:30am Pick you up your hotel and start your boat trip on Hau river to Cai Rang Floating market - A biggest floating market beginning from sunrise to late morning but it is busiest from 7:00 to 10 am.
The shops and stalls at the market are local boats of different sizes. The main items sold are farm products and specialties of Cai Rang Town and neighboring areas. Wholesale is the main form of trading in this market.
What you need to do here is to sit back on your boat, enjoy the morning coffee served by the local coffee boat and watch the whole world of trading going on from boats to boats.
As your boat edges through the market, you will be surely driven back to the yester-centuries by the sound of bargaining, rowing, motoring mixed with the sound made from the coffee boats, meat boats, grocery boats, ice boats…
Saying goodbye Cai Rang floating market, your boat will speed up through green and beautiful channels of the Mekong River stretching along rural villages and arrive a fruit orchard where you can enjoy some kind of tropical fruit and understand more the real life of local people.
08.20am: Having free buffet breakfast at the hotel then you have free time relax Pool or free shopping
11h30am: Checking out hotel and heading to Ho Chi Minh city. Lunch time on the way to Ho Chi Minh City
16:00: Arriving to your hotel Ho Chi Minh city.
A/C Car + a small bottle of mineral
English/ Vietnamese tour guide
Meals tour program (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Accommodation: Ninh Kieu Riverside 1night in 3* or 4* hotel (share room)
All entrance fees
Boats trip on Mekong Delta My Tho
Boats trip visit Cai Rang Floating Market
Free internet center
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.
1, Remember to bring passports
2, Please be on time
3, Appreciate the local customs.
4, Ensure safety of participants
5, Help each other when joining the program.
6, Bring essential luggage, do not bring expensive jewelry
7, Remember to bring your camera.
8, Please don’t break the rules.
Your tour Return back Hanoi City your hotel. End of the tour 4:30pm.
Tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and start on journey 7:40 am– 8:30am
Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour.
For all ages
Please speak with your guide, To help you order vegetarian meals
Passport, sunscreen, glasses, swimwear ... (if you travel the winter of the northern part of Vietnam bring warm clothes)