The program will start with a visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables by Mekong Travel boat
Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn …
It is so interesting to visit the handicraft village where you can see how they make some special products: making rice-net for spring-rolls, fish sauce & soya sauce, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof…
The best lunch will be served at a local house
After lunch, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta..
Have some fruits and tea when enjoying the traditional music at Ut Trinh home.
Check in Ut Trinh homestay (or other home-stay on An Binh Island).
One more thing to do in this trip is biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta..
Cooking some dishes with the owners. We enjoy diner and have cup of tea or rice wine when talking together. You can ask the locals about the culture, people, history of this Island. They do not mind to answer some personal questions. Overnight in a private room of local house
The cock larm will wake you up for an exploring day. Have a breakfast and boat trip to Phuoc Hau village. After biking about 30 minutes, we will explore the local life, rice fields… even we can lean how to farm the green vegetable or rice from the local farmers. Biking back to our boat, and a pinic lunch will be served on boat. Our boat will go along the floating village. We will learn how to farm catfish on Mekong river
Stop to visit Vinhlong market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables…
Visit Viet Artisans workshop where you can see the poor ladies in village are producing som handicraft products.
Continue to visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Then, we visit nursery garden for you to contact the real famous farmers – Mr Tiger or his son who is very successful in Vietnam agriculture. We will enjoy some kinds of fruits from his garden
Come back Ut Trinh homestay (or other home-stay on An Binh Island).
Refresh yourself by a warm shower or cold drinks. We enjoy diner and overnight at homestay
Have a breakfast, then walk around the village to see the real life in Mekong Delta
Say good bye the owner of homestay. Finish the trip in Vinhlong city or Caibe pier
Included: Boat of Mekong Travel, fruits (on boat & at orchard), rowing boat, bikes, diner (02) breakfast (02), home-stay (02), pop-rice, coconut drink, coco-candy, sight-seeing fees as our program & the excellent local guide (English), VAT.
– Drinks, 02 lunch ( at garden & on boat), personal expenses
– Extra fee for cutting rice = + $100 / group
(“rice harvest” is seasonal product, be reconfirmed before booking)
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