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Experience Mekong Delta with fish catching by bare hands

Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Cai Lay

Overview

There are various ways of to catch fish: by fishing net, rods, bamboo traps or just by hand. This tour is a chance for you to practise catching them and cooking your own lunch. Expect to get your hands dirty with an unforgettable experience: catching fishes by your bare hands. You now become a true Mekong resident!

Duration: 1 day
Departure: Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Theme: Off the beaten track
Suitable: Family with children, Active traveler

Highlights

  • Exploring many lush rice paddies field and fruit farms emerging
  • Jumping into a small mud pond and learn how to catch fish by bare hands and enjoyed the grilled fishes
  • Enjoying the view from a small sampan boat paddled slowly along tropical canals

Itinerary

Full Day: Experience Mekong Delta with fish catching by bare hands

08:00 You are picked up at hotel and start to go to Cai lay. Depart Saigon for 2-hour drive to the southwest to Cai Lay. Along the way, notice lush rice paddies and fruit farms emerging alongside the highway. 

10:00 Arrive in Cai Lay pier, prepare to get on the boat. Upon arrival, board a charming wooden boat to enjoy countryside scenery and river life for a 30 min boat trip on one of the small branches of the Mekong River

10:35 Disembark the boat at Cam Son Bridge. Then stretch your legs a bit and hop on a bicycle for a short ride of about 7km (over easy, level terrain) along narrow village lanes and past fruit orchards. You will be amazed by lots of the locals’ activities on their paddy fields, orchards and at the local market

11:45 Enjoy a friendly chat with the owner while tasting some local fresh fruits. Then, jump into a small mud pond and learn how to catch fish by bare hands. Enjoy the grilled fishes that you just catch in the pond. Continue your ride through this Mekong village to a local home for a home-hosted lunch of Mekong Delta specialties.

13:30  Continue your ride through this Mekong village to a local home for a home-hosted lunch of Mekong Delta specialties.

15:00 After lunch, a short walk takes you back to the car and your return to Saigon.

17:30 Arrive Saigon, drop off at your hotel.

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Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: N/A
  • Catching fish

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • 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.Olga Khalev

United States

5 April, 2018

"Great trip!"

I just wanted to thank you for all your help! The Mekong trip was great, the airport transfers were good too.

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Ms.Olga Khalev

United States

28 February, 2018

I just wanted to thank you for all your help! The Mekong trip was great, the airport transfers were good too.

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