CAI BE FLOATING MARKET - TRA SU 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Chau Doc

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. About 70km away from Saigon, the province is situated in the North of the Tien River. If you are planning to enjoy a short trip in the Delta, make sure that you add Cai Be Floating Market into your bucket list. The floating market lies in the area where the Tien River shares the border between 3 provinces of Tien Giang, Vinh Long as well as Ben Tre. Tra Su forest -The boat on lotus lagoon takes visitors to river port where dinghies are available to be continue new journey. They slowly move on the green "path" full of water-fern. The journey is inside forest among sound of birds and night herons. Sometimes looking up, you will see several young birds in the nest jumped out as welcoming strangers. You there seem to forget that you have been drought region of Bay Nui region with very hot weather…
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city –  Cai Be floating market  – Chau Doc (Meal: Lunch)07.00am, meeting our tour guide and driver at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and depart for Cai Be. En route our tour guide will introduce to tourists the specific cultures of Mekong river residentsTake a rest at Mekong rest stop where you can see all of the landscapes of the Southern Vietnam in its garden and able to enjoy tasty cuisines in Mekong region. It is really an impressive place for tourists.Continue your trip to Cai BeArrive to Cai Be dock. Cruising in the river to the busy Cai Be floating market where is placing many boats filling fully fruits and agricultural produces on. Selling and exchanging is hold until 10.00am every day.After that, cruising to the villages where is lying on along the Tien river bank.  Wandering on the village paths under orchard gardens to local business families to see how they make brick, crispy corn, rice wine…Our boat will take tourist to Tan Phong Island for having lunch.After short rest, take a riding on bicycle or wandering around the village paths to see orchard gardens (jack fruits, rambutan, orange, logan, pomelo fruits…)Then getting on hand – rowed sampan through the creeks to enjoy the natural beautiful landscapes and the peaceful life of the islanders.Listening and watching traditional folk music performance in an orchard garden.15.00: cruising back to Cai Be dock and proceed to Chau Doc.Arrive to Chau Doc city. Leisure in the evening for exploring the night market or tasting these delicious local dishes. Overnight in Chau Doc.Day 2: Chau Doc  – Tra Su forest – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: Breakfast, lunch)Breakfast at the hotel. At 7.00am, take a nice boat trip through the floating village to to pay a visit to a fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village, followed by a local Islamic Mosque.Then transfer to Tra Su cajuput forest, which is renowned for not only its almost-untouched natural beauty but also its sanctuary of flora and fauna. Take a boat trip into the forest, you will immediately feel like you are harmonizing with nature because of all of the impressive pictures of cajuputs, the fragrance of the flowers and the music-like noise of birds, insects and animals making people relaxed and comfortable. From the observation post, you can overlook the forest with an area of nearly 900 ha, home of many birds and animals, including some rare ones.After that, proceed to Ho Chi Minh city. The tour ends around 18.00.

What’s included

  • Private air conditioned transport for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program
  • Hotel pick up and drop off service
  • Mineral water on car (1 bottle/ person/ day)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta
  • Private hand –rowed sampan
  • Seasonal fruits, honey tea
  • Southern folk music show
  • Meals as indicated in the tour program
  • Nice and safe hotel base on two people share a double or twin room

What’s not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Single supplement
  • Personal expenses.
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city –  Cai Be floating market  – Chau Doc (Meal: Lunch) 07.00am, meeting our tour guide and driver at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and depart for Cai Be. En route our tour guide will introduce to tourists the specific cultures of Mekong river residents Take a rest at Mekong rest stop where you can see all of the landscapes of the Southern Vietnam in its garden and able to enjoy tasty cuisines in Mekong region. It is really an impressive place for tourists. Continue your trip to Cai Be Arrive to Cai Be dock. Cruising in the river to the busy Cai Be floating market where is placing many boats filling fully fruits and agricultural produces on. Selling and exchanging is hold until 10.00am every day. After that, cruising to the villages where is lying on along the Tien river bank.  Wandering on the village paths under orchard gardens to local business families to see how they make brick, crispy corn, rice wine… Our boat will take tourist to Tan Phong Island for having lunch. After short rest, take a riding on bicycle or wandering around the village paths to see orchard gardens (jack fruits, rambutan, orange, logan, pomelo fruits…) Then getting on hand – rowed sampan through the creeks to enjoy the natural beautiful landscapes and the peaceful life of the islanders. Listening and watching traditional folk music performance in an orchard garden. 15.00: cruising back to Cai Be dock and proceed to Chau Doc. Arrive to Chau Doc city. Leisure in the evening for exploring the night market or tasting these delicious local dishes. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 2: Chau Doc  – Tra Su forest – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: Breakfast, lunch) Breakfast at the hotel. At 7.00am, take a nice boat trip through the floating village to to pay a visit to a fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village, followed by a local Islamic Mosque. Then transfer to Tra Su cajuput forest, which is renowned for not only its almost-untouched natural beauty but also its sanctuary of flora and fauna. Take a boat trip into the forest, you will immediately feel like you are harmonizing with nature because of all of the impressive pictures of cajuputs, the fragrance of the flowers and the music-like noise of birds, insects and animals making people relaxed and comfortable. From the observation post, you can overlook the forest with an area of nearly 900 ha, home of many birds and animals, including some rare ones. After that, proceed to Ho Chi Minh city. The tour ends around 18.00.
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