Explore biggest floating market in the Mekong (hotel not included)
Can Tho is famous for its biggest floating markets, where people sell and buy things on the river, rice paper-making villages as well as the bird gardens, night market, street food and the port of Ninh Kieu… For a long time, this place has been a centre of southwest provinces' economy. Can Tho city has many excellent features and unique culture of southern delta. It is harmonious traditional cultural nuances between Khmer and Hoa ethnic minorities.
THIS ITINERARY NOT INCLUDE HOTEL IN CAN THO CITY
Day 1: Saigon-My Tho-Can Tho (Lunch)
08:00AM Depart for My Tho City on arrival at My Tho, take a leisurely boat trip to Tortoise Island. Then disembark and go for a gentle stroll through the picturesque orchards and fruit garden. Have lunch then enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, Return to the water for a relaxing rowing boat ride along a small canal, cruising in the shade of the water coconut trees. Learn about bee-keeping in the delta and enjoy a cup of honey tea and Vietnamese folk music. Then travel the narrow rural countryside road by horse cart to visit the coconut candy mill to find out how this delicious confectionery is made and sample the finished product.
Day 2: Can Tho Floating Market-Saigon (Lunch)
After breakfast, around 15 minutes driving on a small boat, you will see the busiest Cai Rang Floating Market. Some hundred big sized boats, small sized boats stand nearby together and create lanes with seasonal goods are loaded on boards such as: water melons, pineapples. .
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Saigon City Center
End location: Saigon City Center
Duration: 2 days
Minivan: Innova (1-2 persons).
Minibus: Mescedes Printer, For Transit (3-9 persons).
Bus: Isuzu ( above 10 persons)
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
70 USD - To buy some souvenirs, personal expenses: local foods, fruits, drinks...
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Lee was very friendly and informative. The tour went well, the vehicle comfortable and the day experiences while typical, were enjoyable. Thank you Lee.