Witness the colourful boats full of local goods in Cai Be Floating Market
Observe the daily life of the locals living in the Delta
Enjoy a boat trip to Tan Phong Island
Get a taste of the river life and the flavours of Vietnam through this exciting group tour in Cai Be Floating Market and Tan Phong Island. If you’re a food lover and keen on learning different cultures, then this trip is perfect for you!
Kick-start your journey in a scenic trip to the charming town of Cai Be, pass through colourful vegetables and fruit gardens, traditional houses and stop to snap some photos of the beautiful landscapes and the farmers working in the rice fields. Upon arrival in Cai Be, hop on a motorboat and off you go to Cai Be Floating Market, which was established in the 19th century on the Tien River. Observe the busy locals trading fruit and other wholesale goods, hung from poles aboard boats and rafts, in the bustling floating market. Then, disembark for a short walk to a coconut candy factory and tour the facility to learn how the sweets are produced. Buy some of the local treats to take home, and then enjoy a short tour around the small villages of the Mekong Delta. Take in the beautiful surroundings while being serenaded by traditional southern Vietnamese music as you visit a fruit orchard and plantation.
Then you will cruise along the Mekong Delta to Tan Phong Island. Between beautiful orchards is where you will have a pleasant time learning to cook Vietnamese dishes from several regions. Discover many cultural influences at play in Vietnamese cuisine and get a grasp of preparing savoury specialties like fried elephant-ear fish, grilled steak cooked in a bamboo cylinder, grilled fish in banana leaf and fish braised in a clay pot. Feast on your delicious creations before embarking on a fun bike ride along the village path. Pass fruit orchards and a bonsai garden as you explore the neighbourhood with your guide and mingle with the local villagers.
A visit in Vietnam is not complete without having a taste of river life and their famous cuisine. Immerse yourself with the local colours and flavours through this wonderful day trip!Read More