Vinh Long – Cai Be Floating Market 1 Day

Enjoy local life in Mekong Delta with a boat ride,this day trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Cai Be takes you to visit fruit orchards, a candy workshop and Cai Be Floating Market before a cruise through the maze of canals to Tan Phong Island for cooking class. You’ll learn the art of Vietnamese cuisine and interact with local people.


  • Cai Be Floating Market and local businesses
  • Take a cooking class from an experienced instructor
  • Enjoy lunch and fresh fruit
  • Ride a bicycle and a sampan boat
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized attention

Detail Tour
After pickup at hotel, transfer by AC vehicle to Cai Be, located approximately 160 km southwest of Ho Chi Minh City.

Right after coming Cai Be, explore the “symbol of convenience in Vietnam” – the local market. You will have opportunity to have a precise insight of the diversity and colorful of the local everyday life. Not only that, you will engage with the people here and display your bargain talent through finding and buying the ingredients for your upcoming cooking class.

Then get involved in 2-hour adventure on a motorboat with your companions to discover Cai Be floating market. Observe locals trading fruits and other wholesale goods, buy and taste some fruits in Mekong Delta. Then, we take you to visit a candy workshop to learn how to make coconut candy. You’ll have the chance to purchase some candies before meandering with your guide to spot the scenery.

Subsequently, immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Mekong Delta’s small villages by riding bicycle along the village path. Proceed slowly to fruit orchards and a bonsai garden as you explore the neighborhood with your guide and mingle with the villagers.

Thereafter, cruise along the Mekong Delta to approach a small island. Here, join your small group in a half-day cooking class with our teacher. You’ll learn to prepare Vietnamese dishes as you discover the creativity of Vietnamese cuisine in mixing culinary art from other countries. Enjoy your exciting dishes with your fellow food lovers before trying to row a sampan like a real local people.

Your day trip ends with a boat drive back to Cai Be and return transport to your Ho Chi Minh City hotel.


  • English speaking guide.
  • Minivan with A/C.
  • Mineral water
  • Boat trips
  • Lunch


  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips
  • Beverages.
  • VAT