Journey to Cai Be and cruise the Mekong Delta region. Peek into the life of the locals. Experience a disappearing institution, the Cai Rang floating market, where anchored boats offer everything from coffee to exotic fruits.
An additional surcharge applies for bookings on Christmas, New Year & Tet (Lunar New Year).
Pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Depart on a 3 hours’ drive to Cai Be where you will board your overnight cruise. Upon arrival, board the Bassac Cruise and start navigating the Tien Giang river. Lunch will be served en-route while the boat slips into the lush Cho Lach canals. Watch life go by along the river’s bank dotted with small villages and traditional workshops. We will stop at one of these villages to explore its fruit and vegetable gardens, and pay a visit to a local family to sample their fruits and have a friendly chat. Back on board, enjoy a drink while admire the beautiful sunset on the Mekong River. Dinner will be served on the boat.
Overnight in a private cabin.
This morning breakfast will be served on deck as the boat departs from Tra On towards Can Tho. Check out and embark on a local boat to visit the Cai Rang floating market where a swarm of wooden boats laden with fruits and vegetables from all over the Delta jostle to sell their goods. Continue the journey to a traditional noodle workshop, where you can try your hand at the art of making the local rice noodles. The tour will finish at Ninh Kieu Pier, from where you will be transferred back to Saigon. Arrival in Saigon in the afternoon.