VN61 The Floating Markets of the Mekong Delta ( 2 days / 1 night )
Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho
Drive to Cai Be and take a boat cruise to the Cai Be River. You will have a chance to observe the lively activities of local merchants trading their produce from laden vessels. Visit a village where you will see some family run businesses that produce rice cakes and rice paper. After eating lunch at a local house, you will proceed to Binh Hoa Phuoc islet for a sampan ride before disembarking at Vinh Long for your drive to Can Tho.
Overnight in Can Tho. [Lunch]
Day 2 Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy a morning boat cruise to the Cai Rang Floating Market full of small boats and vessels that deliver goods from all parts of the Mekong Delta. You will have a chance to observe lively activities of merchants trading their produce. Continue cruising to Ba Lang canal; stop at an orchard to visit and enjoy seasonal fruit before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.
* OPTIONAL – extension after fruit tasting
Have an optional bike ride or walk around to explore the surroundings. Join the locals in preparing food and have lunch with them before returning to Ho Chi Minh City or your next destination (Lunch).