Transferring from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City at 7.00, you will reach Cai Be at 9.30 AM. We will pick up you at the first stop-over - Cao Dai Temple in Cai Be which is symbolizing for the local unique religion and then the Cai Be Cathedral.
After that, you will embark on the boat to visit the inland and floating markets of Cai Be to observe the daily life of local people as well as to know how the two markets different from each other.
You will buy fresh tropical fruits right at locals’ own boats and have chance to talk to them for exploring more their own culture value along with their daily life.
Leaving the market, you will continue with a hand-rowing boat tour to discover the exciting Mekong river life. The small boat will travel through the tiny canals and lead you to the mysterious spots of Mekong Rustic.
Back to the main tourist boat and transfer to our Mekong Rustic (located on Tan Phong Island). Take a short rest, have a drink and taste the local fresh fruits.
Next, we will cycle around Tan Phong Island to visit Tan Phong island. 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, we keep on biking to the bang conical hat (nón bàng) workshop if they open. You will cycle back to Mekong Rustic Restaurant for lunch with local food and break before embarking on boat to leave Tan Phong Island for the pier to come back Ho Chi Minh City at 17:30. End of tour.
Transfer fees by private car
What to bring
Our Mekong Rustic day tour will be an ideal option for those who wish to have a real experience on the landscape, local people and rich...