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Cai Be Floating Market Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights
  • Experience all sides of the Mekong Delta in a day from Ho Chi Minh
  • See Cai Be floating market, workshops, gardens, and a home cooking demo
  • Ride a rowboat and bike, taste fruits, and learn about local life via a guide
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Cai Be Floating Market Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City
From US$56.00
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Cai Be Floating Market Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City
From US$56.00
Overview
Experiencing the Mekong Delta is a big ask on your own: you need to know your way around to discover the best bits in a day. Tick through the delta's many faces on this tour: taking in Cai Be floating market, workshops, bike and rowboat rides; plus lunch and a cooking demo at a local home. Plus, with a guide, you'll get the background you want on everything you see.
What to Expect
Start with pickup from your District 1 Ho Chi Minh hotel or another central location and make the roughly 2.5-hour journey to the Mekong port of Cai Be.

Browse a flea market and enjoy a motorboat cruise on the Mekong, passing stilted houses, rice paddies, and farms. Then, pull alongside a floating market houseboat to sample fruits before visiting cottage industries such as a coconut candy workshop. Sample coconut, taste snake wine, and see rice popcorn and rice paper being made.

Next, stop at an island to tour a fruit garden and enjoy local music before riding a hand-rowed sampan along tranquil canals. Visit a local house for a home cooking demo, and prepare a Vietnamese dish for yourself before enjoying lunch. Then, opt to either relax or take a bike ride around the local village.

Your tour then finishes at the Ho Chi Minh departure point.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Very good trip

Very enjoyable trip of the mekong delta! Dana was our tour guide, she was very interesting and informative. Would highly recommend!!

Thank brooks511
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Tourist trap

This is a classic tourist trap. Total waste of time and money. The guide barely spoke English. The sites visited were horrible. Some sort of slums by the river. They took us to see an awful music act in the hope we would leave tips,...More

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cai Be Floating Market Day Trip

This is a fantastic day trip for anyone wanting to experience life on the Mekong Delta. Our tour guide Nam was excellent, he is knowledgeable and very funny. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank michelle9814
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cai be floating market and Mekong delta

The tour service provided by this company was very good, a complete package. I'd like to recommended asking for Nam, their tour guide. Only 24 years old, he grew up in the Mekong delta area, so he can share very accurate first hand information about...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fun Day Out of the City

We had a great time going out to the rivers, visiting various villages, tasting all sorts of delicacies and witnessing how they were being made. It's a great tour if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Shoutout to the tour...More

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