Private Mekong - 2 Days: Workshops, Rowing, Biking, Homestay & Floating Markets

Discover Mekong Delta in two days with your own private driver and local guides in Cai Be & Can Tho. The group is totally private, in private car (2 people) or private spacious van (up to 8 people). You will have chance to explore the best life that Mekong Delta has to offer, including visit local workshops, rowing boats along quiet canal and boat trips along the scenic Mekong river. Highlights should be fun cycling experience (easy one) and exploring floating markets. Though modern life has changed the way the markets used to be, it is still worth to experience another way of trading on water that is totally different to which in your home country.

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho

Day 2: Can Tho - Floating Markets - Saigon

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Overnight accommodation: sharing double / twin bed room
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local guides in Cai Be & Can Tho (no guide during transfers)
    • Use of bicycle
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Cai Be Floating Market
    • Entry/Admission - Phong Dien Floating Market
    • Entry/Admission - Cai Rang Floating Market
    What's excluded :
    • Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Other services not mentioned

  • Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho

    Stop At: Cai Be Floating Market, Cai Be Vietnam
    This morning, by 8 am, private driver comes to hotel to pick up, we depart for Cai Be. On arrival, meet up with your local guide. The program will start with the visit of Cai Be floating market. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, popcorn... Come to Tan Phong island, have a biking trip on village paths will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta..  and rowing boat on small canals in 30 minutes to the local houses where we can see how they making rice-net for spring-rolls,  sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof and specially we can see how to wave the dried water-hyacinth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes... Lunch can be served at Ut Trinh home. After lunch, we can walk around and then we will enjoy some kinds of fruits when listening to the traditional music.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Vinh Long Market, Nguyen Van Nha Street Ward 1, Vinh Long 890000 Vietnam
    The cruise will end at Vinh Long city where our awaited driver will bring you onward to Can Tho.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    Arrive Can Tho in the afternoon and rest at leisure. Guests can enjoy lovely local dinner at homestay (on guests' account) and overnight at Mekong Rustic in Can Tho or similar.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: 01 Double Rustic Bungalow at Homestay
    01 Deluxe Double/ Twin Room at KP Hotel 3-star
    (or similar)

    Day 2: Phong Dien & Cai Rang Floating Markets - Saigon

    Stop At: Phong Dien Floating Market, Can Tho 92000 Vietnam
    Early wake up this morning. By 05.30 am, we will pick up you at Mekong Rustic Can Tho restaurant to prepare for Mekong Rustic boat trip. We will visit Phong Dien – the local floating market (applied for option stay in home-stay only) and explore fresh fruits on fruits floating shop before visiting Cai Rang – the biggest wholesales floating market.

    (Note: if guests stay at hotel in Can Tho city, only visit to Cai Rang market will be arranged due to limited time and distance)
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Cai Rang Floating Market, 46 Hai Ba Trung Near Cai Rang Bridge, Can Tho 900000 Vietnam
    During your trip to Cai Rang, you can experience the local daily life of people in Mekong Delta though the beautiful tiny canal by small wooden boats and then learn how to make the noodles in Vietnamese traditional...
    (Note: The floating markets in the Mekong Delta are no tourist markets but wholesale markets where produce of the Mekong Delta like fruits and vegetables are traded. For this reason, the number of boats on the market fluctuates depending on harvesting seasons and market demand. Furthermore, modern wholesale markets are becoming more popular in Vietnam. This can result in decreasing numbers of boats being present on the markets.)
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Can Tho, Can Tho, Mekong Delta
    After floating market trip, we go back to hotel, check out. Driver brings you back to Saigon. Stop on the way to have lunch at Mekong Restop.

    Pass By: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
    Estimate arrive to Saigon at 4:00PM. Tour ends at pick-up point.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We only pick-up guests from hotels in District 1, District 3 in center Saigon. For pick-up from other districts, please contact for more details.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/3/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:01:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    2/3/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:01:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Not recommend for infants
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Organised by ALO TRAVEL ASIA

Activity ID: V-113720P2

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