Enjoy a private tour on the Mekong river with a visit to the floating market, a rice noodle factory, local fruit gardens, and a walk in a small village along the river. You also visit surrounding small canals in your own boat with a local captain and a friendly English Speaking guide. The price includes pick up and drop off to your hotel in Can Tho City.
Duration: 7 hours
Departure: 5:00 AM (from your hotel)
Price: 69 $US per person (min. 2 people, children up to 6 years free)
And ONLY 39 $US for each additional person
- Private boat with captain (foldable rain/sun protection roof)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees where applicable
- Visit of Cai Rang floating market
- Optional: Phong Dien floating market
- Rise noodle factory
- Visit to fruit gardens
- Walk in local river village
On the boat ride along the Hau river and small canals, learn interesting facts about the Hau river and the history of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta and observe how small sellers interact and offer their products on the river. We will start in the morning from Ninh Kieu pier and head to Cai Rang floating market. At the beginning of the tour you can tell your tour guide if you would also like to visit Phong Dien market which has lower activity these days. On the floating market your tour guide will be happy to assist you to buy some fruits or breakfast if you like.
After the market you will visit a small factory to see how rice noodles are made and you can try a home-made “rice noodle pizza”. We continue and take a walk in a river village observing the real life of Vietnamese people. After that we head to the fruit gardens and taste fruits freshly picked from the trees (depending on season). At the end of the tour the captain will return you safely to Ninh Kieu wharf and we will drop you off at your hotel.
With your tour guide you will have the chance to learn more about Vietnamese life and get to know the Mekong-Delta through the eyes of a local. All of our guides have a good command of English and have graduated from a university or are in their final years.
Please note that the activity on the floating market varies depending on the week day, time and season. Please ask your tour guide to learn more about Vietnamese holidays, traditions and seasons.
Optional: Ho Chi Minh City Transfer
If you would like to join the tour from Ho Chi Minh City we offer a transfer service with a private car and driver. If you choose this we will contact you after your booking. Options are: One way 150 $US or return 200 $US.