Cai Be

Mekong Delta Local Life Full Day

Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Cai Be Floating Market - Mekong Delta


Departing from Ho Chi Minh City, this whole-day journey brings you to the centre of the Mekong Delta, a territory which is blessed with a benign weather and lots of friendly people who welcome you with their most lovely smile. Highlight of the tour is Cai Be Floating Market (in Tieng Giang province), a glance at how the local people trade for decades, as well as a fantastic way of seeing how the people's lives are attached to the Mekong river.

Duration: 1 day
Departure: Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)


  • Visiting a market above water's surface, see how people live, trade and survive. Witness the merge of local people's lives and the river delta.
  • Experience the locally simple vehicles like bicycle or hand-rowing boat.


Day 1: Cai Be and Tan Phong Island Full Day

Our tour guide will pick you up at around 07:30 at hotel then transfer to Cai Be.

Reaching Cai Be at 09:30, we will firstly visit Cao Dai Temple Cai Be with the Caodaism, an unique religion in this region; and Cai Be Catholic Church.

Afterwards, you will get on the boat and transfer to visit both of Cai Be land market and floating market to observe the locals’ life as well as distinguishing the land market from the floating one.

Leaving the two markets, 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 one hour 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. Following the break, we start cycling to discover around the island. We visit the traditional handicraft workshops of handbags, rice papers....

If it is on schooldays, you will also have a chance to make friends with local cute and gentle pupils in a village school before going back to drop off bikes. You will have an opportunity to experience the ferry boat with the local people to go through Tien River.

16:30 Car wait for picking you up in the opposite side to come back Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends.

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Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: N/A
  • Floating Market
  • PLay with local Child

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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