Mekong Rustic highlight

Tour code: RUS07

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Tour details

 Our Mekong Rustic half day tour will be an ideal option for those who have a limited time but wish to have a real experience on the landscape, local people and rich culture of the Mekong Delta. The day tour leads you to Mekong Rustic in Cai Be town where you will have a chance to visit one of the ancient house and understand the traditional culture here before 150 years and then you can experience local ferry to cross Mekong river and then visit the MONKEY bridges which local people use to cross the canals in their daily life. You stop at the abundant orchards, talk to the locals, observe them do the gardening and enjoy the fresh fruits. Join us to have a unique and rustic experience in Mekong Delta.  The rustic half day tour in Mekong Delta will surely bring you a real and great experience. 
 

Highlight:

Visiting Mekong Rustic in Tan Phong island - one of the most abundant fruit gardens of Mekong river
Cycling to visit the ancient house near Cai Be town and learn the local culture
Exploring how local people cross the MONKEY bridges
Experiencing the locals' life by visiting the local garden houses and fruit gardens
Enjoying the fresh fruit plucked by yourself in the locals' garden
Using the local vehicles including local ferry, bicycle during the day tour 

Full Itinerary:

 We will pick up you at the Cai Be Tourist port to prepare for Mekong Rustic cycling trip in the morning or afternoon
 
We will cycle to one of the ancient house which was decorated by the typical traditional style with all walls and columns, furniture were made of wood. It is surrounded by a luxuriant garden with many types of tropical fruit trees, flowers.
 
Then, we experience by crossing the Mekong River in local ferry and cycling around Tan Phong Island to visit the MONKEY bridge which local people use to cross the canals daily and learn how local people cross the bridges. If it is on schooldays, you will also have a chance to make friends with local cute and gentle pupils in a village school. Stop at a local farmer’s house to savour a cup of tea and local specialties of banana candies. You can try plucking the fruits at the host’s garden and talk to him to understand how local farmers take care for their gardens.
 
Saying goodbye to the hospitable host, you will cycle back to Mekong Rustic before embarking on boat to leave Tan Phong Island for the pier to come back Ho Chi Minh City at 18.00. End of tour. 
 
Local guide
Bicycle
Entrance fees
Mineral Water and snacks
Fruits
Hotel pickup & drop off from/to Ho Chi Minh city
Personal expenses
Gratuities
Insurance
Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Transfer fees by private car

From Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN): It takes you 2.5hrs from airport to Cai Be Harbor
  • 4 seats car: 85USD/ a car/ 1 way
  • 7 seats car: 90USD/ a car/ 1 way
From your hotel in center Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon):
  • 4 seats car: 75USD/ a car/ 1 way
  • 7 seats car: 80USD/ a car/ 1 way
  • Total length of boat trip: 2.5 hours
  • Total length of cycling: 30-45 minutes
  • Road surface: Rural/Trail
  • Difficulty: Normal/Easy

What to bring

  • Sun glass
  • Short
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sun Protection - Sun Cream

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