Arriving early in the morning at around 9:30AM, you will be visiting the first stop-over Cao Dai Temple in Cai Be which is symbolizing for the local unique religion and then Cai Be Cathedral.
After that, you visit Cai Be inland market by bicycle, buy some fresh tropical fruits there and engage in the conversation with the local vendors. Continue to visit ancient and French colonial houses in the town.
Leaving the town, you will be go on a local ferry from Cai Be to Tan Phong Isles and then we will row on a sampan along the canals under the green canopy of water coconuts trees. This is optional depending on the tides of the Mekong River.
Back to the wharf, you will be cycling to Mekong Rustic homestay on Tan Phong isles surrounded by lush tropical fruit gardens. There you have a lunch break, with tea and refreshments prepared by the host of Mekong Rustic.
After break time, cycling around the peaceful Tan Phong Isles. Stop at local kindergarten if it is a school day (optional) to make friend with the kids in a village school and at a local farmer’s house to savour a cup of tea and local banana candies specialties. Enjoy your self-picked tropical fruits at one of the most abundant orchards on Mekong river while listen to Don Ca Tai Tu - an Intangible Cultural Heritage recognized by UNESCO
Saying goodbye to the friendly host, we keep on cycling to the bang conical hat (nón bàng) workshop (optional) before leaving Tan Phong Isles to get back the pier and depart to HCMC at 16:00. End of tour.
• Local guide
Transfer fees by private car
From Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN): It takes you 2.5hrs from airport to Cai Be Harbor
What to bring