Mekong Delta day trip will be the best boat tour for any visitor who comes to Can Tho City for the very first time. This tour will take you to Cai Rang floating market – the biggest wholesale floating market in Mekong Delta and spend your time in the rural village to experience the lifestyle of the locals. Additionally, making rice noodles at the noodle mills and producing chocolate at Cocoa farms will be another sign of the tour. Finally, the tour will be ended by drawing you to nostalgia by visiting the most ancient house in Can Tho, which was constructed under the colonial style with the luxurious decoration of that time
The highlight of Mekong Delta Day Trip
- Cai Rang Floating Market
- Cruise on rivers and into small canals
- Homemade rice noodle (Hủ tiếu)
- Tropical orchards
- Organic Cocoa farm
- Delicious soft thin vermicelli (Bánh hỏi)
- Peaceful village sceneries
- Binh Thuy Ancient House
Inclusions/Exclusions of Mekong Delta Day Trip
- Inclusions :English speaking tour guide, transportation, entrance fee, lunch, breakfast, insurance, bottled water.
- Exclusions: Personal or out of pocket expenses (foods, drinks out of the program).
Itinerary: 09 hours
05: 30: Picking up at the visitor’s hotel and then departing for Cai Rang floating market on Company’s boat.
Interesting information about the history of the floating market and the real life of the locals who live along the river will be narrated by the tour guide. Cruising along Can Tho River to Cai Rang floating market, visitors will glide through the matrix of boats to see how the local trade their products, which can be fruits, vegetable, and other domestic products.
07:30: Enjoying “Hu Tieu” – rice noodle on the boat just like the way local people having their breakfast, followed by a stop at a local boat to enjoy pineapple by a very Mekong Style.
08:30: Leaving the floating market, the boat will sail to some small canals to arrive at tropical orchards, where you can see and taste kinds of tropical fruits, namely durian, mango, dragon fruits, jack fruits… seasonally.
09:30: Continue going to the traditional mills to see how the local famously make rice noodle (hủ tiếu).
10:30: The cruise will take you to a small village to see how soft thin vermicelli – a well-known specialty – is made. Visitors will also enjoy lunch at a local house.
12:00: Visitors will return to the boat and head to the Cocoa farm, where they can learn how to make chocolate and enjoy hot chocolate made by the owner of the farm. A walk around the garden with the information provided by our guide will show visitors exciting stories about Cocoa trees and Mr. Cacao, who is the owner of the farm.
13:00: Leaving the water, visitors will be transported by car to Binh Thuy Ancient House, which was built in 1807 and has been currently possessed by the Duong. The harmony of Western and Oriental architectural style of the house makes it a gem of Can Tho city.
14:30: End the tour at a cozy café.
+ Unexpected changes on itinerary might happen due to the weather conditions.
+ The number of boats on the floating market varies from day today.
Price of Mekong Delta Day Trip
Please choose an option (Pax), Free for the kid under 5-year-old
Departure & Return
Duration: 09 hours.
Availability: Daily join-in group (Minimum requirement of 02 persons)
Group size: 02 – 05 persons.
Transportation: Sampan boat, Car.
Tour starts: 05:30 with front-door pick-up (applied for any hotel in Can Tho city center).
Tour ends: 14:30 with drop-off at visitors’ hotel (applied for any hotel in Can Tho city center).