Mekong Delta Day Trip with Cooking Class and Cai Be Floating Market

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Have an unforgettable cultural experience of Vietnam through this enriching full-day excursion from Ho Chi Minh city to the rural countryside of the Cai Be. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, feast your senses on the enticing aromas of fruit orchards; tantalize your taste buds at a traditional candy factory, and browse stalls bursting with exotic produce during a visit to a floating market. Interact with locals as you discover the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine and enjoy a bicycle ride around the town of Cai Be.    


  • Visit the bustling Cai Be floating market
  • Visit a fruit plantation and a local factory
  • Enjoy a boat trip to Tan Phong island in the Mekong Delta
  • Taste colourful local dishes during a cooking class
  • Listen to traditional folk music and cycling through rural villages


  • 6:30 pickup in Ho Chi Minh City centre and travel to the rural town of Cai Be. You’ll get to capture so many photos of alluring agricultural landscapes along the way. 
  • Upon arrival, hop on a motorboat to cruise around the Cai Be floating market, a commercial spectacle established in the 19th century.
  • Explore the market to see the bustling atmosphere of how the locals trading their goods on the river.
  • Visit the coconut candy factory to see the manufacturing process and try some of this sweet treat delicacy. 
  • Visit a small village of the Mekong Delta and their fruit orchard then indulge in some local drinks while listening to the melodious Vietnamese folk music known as ‘Don Ca Tai Tu”
  • Get on a small boat and sail to Tan Phong island to begin the cooking class where you’ll learn some insights about the Vietnamese cuisine. Prepare delicious dishes inspired by regional recipes; including braised fish, grilled steak and friend elephant-ear fish.
  • Have a nice lunch with your culinary classics then hop onto a bicycle to explore the orchards, bonsai gardens and winding pathways of a local village. 
  • Sail back to Cai Be to return to Ho Chi Minh city. 


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (central district 1 hotels only)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Bottled water
  • Cooking class
  • Boat ride in the Mekong Delta
  • Lunch
  • Experience English-speaking local guide


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Food & Beverages not included above
  • Personal travel insurance

Additional information:

  • Not wheelchair accessible 
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems, heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers.
  • Please specify any dietary requirement at the time of booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered another date or a full refund.
  • This tour will have maximum of 12 travellers 
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