Tan Phong

Cai Be Market – Tan Phong Island Full Day Small Group

Cai Be - Cai Be Floating Market - Mekong Delta - Tan Phong Island


For those who want to see the floating market within one day this trip is the perfect choice for you. Travel to the heart of the Mekong Delta, this trip is your chance to experience the famous floating market of Cai Be and see locals trading fruit and other produce direct from their boats as well as witness everyday life in the watery world. Following is the visit to Tan Phong Island, the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.

Duration: 1 day
Departure: Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Theme: Traditional culture, Interaction with local
Suitable: Travel with friends, Family with children


  • Take a boat ride to Tan Phong Island to see local products being made
  • Visit Cai Be floating market and experience the trading culture of the Mekong Delta
  • Enjoy delicious local dishes
  • Take part in cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes.
  • Cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden


Cai Be Floating Market – Tan Phong Island

08:00 Pick up from hotel in Ho Chi Minh city (Distric 1) by bus to depart for Cai Be.

Along the way to Cai Be, stop by the chocolate factory to discover the process of making chocolate from bean to bar: cocoa beans to fermentation then chocolate. Especially the guests are allowed to try the newly produced chocolate.

After that, keep going to car to wharf Cai Be. Get on small sampan to visit Cai Be floating market,enjoy the hustle and bustle of Cai Be floating market with various fruits and good, you will have unforgettable experiences. Then visit Com village to try sweet candy with main ingredient made of young green rice.

Leaving the village, the boat take you to Tan Phong island to visit the beekeeping farm and flower garden. There are variety of flowers, lotus pond, bee farm, "Linh Chi" mushroom farm, try dragging fish, walk in to the southern monkey bridge and learn more about the daily work in bee farm. The guests also enjoy fresh honey tea at the farm and hear about the beekeeping process, the process of growing Linh Chi mushrooms.

Next, the guests take part in learning how to make jackfruit cake with Ms Nam - a specialty of Tan Phong islet. After using jackfruit leaf cake, guests join knitting hyacinth, guests can hand-knit themselves a lovely gift with the guidance of Ms. Thao. 

Leaving the kitchen, you will have chance to learn more about the daily life of local people by visit orchid garden and listen to "tai-tu music" - traditional folk song in the South of Vietnam. You'll then spend time rowing boats to observe and sight-see the beautiful island.

Return to the boat and shift to local restaurant in Tan Phong Island, where you can have relaxing time to enjoy local fruits and lunch here.

15:00 Back to Hiep Duc dock by ferry with local people then transfer back Ho Chi Minh city by mini car.

Tour ends.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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Ms.Roz culham

United States

30 November, 2017

Mr Trong was so lovely and helpful, he's a really nice man. We really enjoyed the tour! Especially the visits to the local people, and the lunch was amazing, so tasty!

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