Cai Be - Dong Hoa Hiep on Princess Sampan 1 Day
Tour code: CBDT-01
Type of tour: Private tour
Duration: 1 Day
Route: Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Dong Hoa Hiep - Ho Chi Minh
Overview: The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local sampans coming from all provinces of the delta full of fruits and vegetables. Your sampan will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be.
HO CHI MINH CITY - CAI BE - DONG HOA HIEP - HO CHI MINH CITY
( 1 Day )
Cai Be: one of the many well-known floating markets in the western region of southern Vietnam was formed in the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century. The Cai Be Floating Market is always busy, bearing all the characteristics of the locals’ life in the western region. This floating market lies in the Tien River, adjacent to three provinces of Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre. It has attracted a lot of people come to buy sell and exchange goods.
Cai Be floating market alone is a unique cultural characteristic of this waters region. With the line of people and boats going in a rush, with all means of transport by waterways, the market is line a miniature city on the river. The market is busy all the day long, with a wide range of items trades here from fruits, households items to clothing, etc. Visiting Cai Be Floating Market, tourists can also find for themselves many kinds of special food and drink on the boats, or even enjoy a cup of coffee for a relaxing morning.
What make this tour so special:
- Cai Be colorful floating market
- Dong Hoa Hiep island sightseeing
- Typical Mekong delta rural life trail
Our 1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Ho Chi Minh City
07:30 start from your hotel in Saigon. A private drive to Cai Be.
10:00 meet at Cai Be Port. Start from our own pier in Phu An hamlet.Upon embarkation on Cai Be Princess boat, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels.
The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local sampans coming from all provinces of the delta full of fruits and vegetables. Your sampan will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During a 40 minutes cruise, you will be able to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19th century where the family will welcome you with a cup a tea.
Back on board, we will lead to you to observe the activity of the biggest rice stock market. Further, others stops will allow you to see a traditional bricks and tiles factory and how locals are using palm leaves for houses. Cruising 20 minutes further to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be beautiful church, we will have a visit at some interesting home factories to see how rice paste is made, but also rice cookies, coco candies, as well as longan fruits drying process.Lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards.
(*) Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. Other menus, please contact us.Free stuff: During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge. After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the excursion will end at approx. 15.30 at Ba Bon Bridge where your own private transportation vehicle will await you. Drive to Ho chi Minh City. End services. First Choice is to serve you next time!
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- All excursions including entrance fees, transportation and English - speaking tour guides' service
- Taxes, fuel, pilot, port dues, passenger levies, full board during the itinerary
- Welcome and Farewell Dinners, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including local beer, local brand spirits and wines served during meals, coffee, selection of tea, selection of herbal infusions, local mineral water, local canned soft drinks served free through the day.
- A meeting point and a drop off point shall be informed at booking time, transfer from/to these meeting points, currently set as Le Meridian Angkor Hotel in Siem Rea and Sofitel Plaza Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, to/from the ship is Indochina Sails' responsibility.
Visa fee - visa to Vietnam
- Domestic & International flight and all airport taxes
- Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
- Personal expenses & Tips
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