Cai Be Floating Market Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City

Day Trips & Excursions in Mekong Delta

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Located in the west of Tien Giang province belonging to the Mekong Delta, Cai Be becomes well-known for its rural district and her unique floating market. A full day excursion to Cai Be floating market is a perfect choice for travelers who wish to witness the floating market activities, enjoy boat rides through small canals, experience cooking local dishes and biking in the village paths and much more.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: TNK Travel, Ho Chi Minh CityPick up at your centrally located hotel in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City or meeting point. Depart for Cai Be by minibus via Trung Luong Express Highway, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields.Stop At: Cai Be Floating Market, Cai Be, Tien Giang Province, Mekong DeltaOn arrival in Cai Be, set off by motorboat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.Keep cruising by Kayaking through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong island, the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.Cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong delta.Take a boat ride back to Cai Be, meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City. Your trip will end at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Pick up : 6:00 - 6:30 ( please be present at lobby on time) Return : 16:00- 16:30 PM (time is subject to traffic) We are not responsible for any customer’s complain about the time and customer's latenessDuration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • Pickup and drop-off at the centrally located hotel in Dist 1 in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Air-conditioned minibus as per program
  • Shared boat rides
  • Lunch with local dishes ( set menu)
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Use of bicycle or kayak
  • Group size: 2 -15 pax
  • Entry/Admission - Cai Be Floating Market

What’s not included

  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Others not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Extra surcharge may apply for pickup outside of District 1.


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Lunch included
  • Day trip (destination A to B)