AN AUTHENTIC MEKONG DELTA COUNTRYSIDE PICK UP FROM SAIGON

03:00 AM – 06:00 PM;

Among the busy life in the downtown of Can Tho City, Son Islet is a place which isolated to the mainland, surrounding by water and green orchards. Enjoy the peaceful, quite and slowly life in the village. Save the cultural experience that you may not try before.

Depart everyday at:

3:00 am

Time:

Full day

Position:

Son Islet, countryside in Can Tho

Transportation:

By Boat, taxi/car, and walking

Price from: 90,0 $

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A DAY TRIP IN MEKONG DELTA COUNTRYSIDE PICK UP FROM SAIGON – EXPLORE CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET & FISH FARM

Highlights

Learn how the locals can live in the middle of the river

Walk under the shadow of the trees along the roads

Understand the local life in the countryside

Try to home cooking as the locals

 Itinerary

  • Pick-up

03:00 AM: Our driver will pick you up from your hotel to Can Tho City and transfer to the harbor for exploring Cai Rang Floating Market – the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

  • Cai Rang floating market – a must-have floating market

05:30 AM: Reach to the harbor and take a sampan boat to explore Cai Rang floating market – a must-have floating market in Can Tho and watch the sunrise on the river (sometimes). Enjoy “The Queen Fruit: PINEAPPLE” right on the boat near to the floating market. Have breakfast at the boat with “Shaking Rice Noodle Soup: Hủ tiếu” and “Vietnamese Càfe”.

  • Rice noodle home factory

07:00 AM: Experience the rice noodles by yourself at the rice noodle factory with impressively natural colorful rice noodles.

  • Small canals in the village 

07:30 AM: Enjoy the cool, green, peaceful atmosphere in the small canals and learn about the local life in the river village.

  • The most beautiful ancient house in Can Tho City

08:30 AM: Visit An ancient house in Can Tho: Bình Thủy Ancient house or “Phủ thờ họ Dương” with the beauty of a mix of Eastern and Western architecture famous for the film “The Lover” based on the real love story of a French girl and Vietnamese man.

  • Experience the countryside in Sơn Islet

09:30 AM: Take a car/taxi to Son Islet. Discover the local life on an isolated, small island in the middle of Hậu River (Lower River).

  • Surprising Floating fish farm

10:30 AM: One of the best ways to explore a part of real life on the Mekong River is taking a boat overviewing the floating fish farm village on Hau River. The local people are living and working as fishermen right in their floating houses. You will stop at a floating fish farm and listen to the Story of the fish in the Mekong River. Experience fish massage with gorgeous and colorful freshwater fish. Wonder about the giant fish on the farm that was called: “Monster Fish” and other interesting things are waiting for you to discover.

  • The Flying Fish Performance

11:15 AM: Keep moving to another local house for watching the Flying Fish Performance. The snake head fish were trained to fly high, beautifully, and simultaneously to grab the bait like dancing on the water.

  • Son Islet fruit garden

11:45 AM: Walk around the fruit gardens to see many kinds of tropical fruits (pomelo, rambutans, guava, rose apple… depending on the season). Experience climbing on the trees (sometimes) to pick the fruits and enjoy the fresh fruits right in the gardens. Rowing the boat around the small canals in the garden.

  • Vietnamese Cooking Class & Traditional Fork Cake Making

12:15 PM: Visit one more local house for traditional home cooking to make cakes and enjoy the Vietnamese typical local meals in the Southern traditional house and garden. Relaxing on the hammocks next to the trees.

  • Back to the mainland

01:30 PM: Take the boat trip from Son Islet to the mainland.

  • Back to Saigon

02:00 PM: Our car/taxi will transfer you back to the hotel in Saigon and end the tour.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Local breakfast, lunch & Drinks
  • Snacks, fork cakes, and fruits
  • English-speaking guide

Not Included

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, beverages, etc.

Cancellation policy:

  • Free cancellation before arriving within 72 hours.
  • Within 24 hours before arriving: 50% of the tour price.

Price per person

Children (10-17) &

Adult (18+)

5- under 10 yo Under 5yo
90 USD 75 USD Free

Private tour: $90/pax from 2-3 pax; Group tour: $75/pax from 4-10pax

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