MK02: MEKONG DELTA ONE DAY (CAI BE - VINH LONG ) - FLOATING MARKET
Full day Mekong delta Cai Be - Vinh Long Itinerary:Tien Giang-Vinh Long
Cai Be floating market takes place where Tien River forms the border between Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre provinces. It takes about an hour to reach the market from Vinh Long town. It runs from 5 am to 5 pm. Every day, approximately 400 -500 boats filled with fruits, vegetables and other products anchor a long the banks of the river, waiting for traders and customers but the most interesting thing to see the huge Catholic Cathedral here on the riverside. It makes the fantastic spot for visitors to take photographs. The merchandise sold in each boat is hung on a high pole in front of the boat as a sample to attract customers from a distance. Next to the floating market is Tan Phong Island, famous for its large and succulent rambutan gardens
Morning departure from Ho Chi Minh City and drive overland to Cai Be, in the heart of the Mekong Delta. On arrival board a sampan for a cruise on the Mekong River and its multiple canals. Visit an old colonial house, a rice corn factory and taste local specialties for lunch in a garden. Return to Ho Chi Minh City late in the afternoon.
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