Ultimate Mekong delta day trip from Ho Chi Minh

Prices starting from: US $59

This is the ultimate Mekong delta day trip from Ho Chi Minh, which takes you to see the best of it, with interesting visits to local workshops, a bike ride or motorbike ride with a driver, and a visit to the famous Cai Be floating market.

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Destinations included:
Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Cai Thia

Ultimate Mekong delta day trip from Ho Chi Minh

Price: US $59
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What to expect in this Mekong Delta Day trip from Ho Chi Minh city

  • Boarding a local boat on Mekong river
  • Visit traditional brick kiln
  • Paying a visit a local family and interact with them
  • Cycling along rural area of Mekong delta
  • See different workshops : rice paper making, pop corn and more



8:00 – Start from Ho Chi Minh City.

10:30 – We arrive in Cai Thia, get on a boat to cross the river at the local boat station.

10:40 – Disembark and view a local Cai Thia church, followed by a 15 minute walk to see the beautiful, 19th century, My Luong temple.  As we walk back, we can see the traditional brick  kilns.

11:00 – Get back on the boat to cross another river.

11:05 – Disembark and visit a local family making rice paper, taste some sweet rice paper cake. This visit can take about 15 – 30 minutes.

11:30 – Then start a nice biking tour for 30 minutes. Photo stops are available.

For those who do not want to bike, they can go by motorbike (with a driver) for an additional fee

12:00 – Arrive and meet another family making “banh tieu,” a delicious Vietnamese delicacy, seeing how it is made, and tasting the nice cake with green tea.

12:30 – Short ride back to the boat.

12:40 – Get back on the boat at Hoa Loc market and enjoy lunch on the boat as we cruise along the scenic Mekong River, lined with beautiful fruit orchards to Tan Phong Island.

13:30 – Get on small sampan and enjoy a row along the smaller canals and fruit orchards.

14:00 – Visit a fruit orchard, enjoy some fruits and local traditional music.

14:30 – Continue cruising to Cai Be floating market.

15:00 – Visit workshops for making rice paper, coconut candies, pop rice, popcorn, fish sauce, and soy sauce.

16:00 – Cruise to Cai Be boat station and go back to HCMC.

18:30 – Drop off at the hotel.

End of Tour

Mekong delta day trip from Saigon

Candy making workshop in Vinh Long

Cai be market

The floating market in Cai Be

Cycling in Tan Phong island

Biking in Tan Phong island, Mekong

PRIVATE TOUR rate quoted in American Dollars per person in a private group.

No of travelers2-3 pax4-6 pax7–9 pax10 pax up
Price in USD/person$86$59$47$43

Tour inclusions:

All ground transport on tours with air conditioning, boats, bike, English speaking guide, entrance fees for tourist sites, lunch on boat, refreshments of water and wet tissues

 Tour exclusions:

Drinks, travel insurance, tips, costs not included above


We pride ourselves in creating personalised travel experiences that suit all your preferences and needs.

With this tour you can:

  • Choose your own departure date
  • Select the comfort level of accommodation
  • Adjust activities to cater to special interests
  • Modify any aspect of the tour as needed