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A real Mekong day on Scooter

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price: $52
  • Highlights: Cai Rang Floating market - foods tours
  • This full day tour is customized for your requirements to see two floating markets and beautiful experiences with locals on how to make fine rice vermicelli for your own breakfast with BBQ pork. Discover non-touristy beautiful country roads along many tropical orchards and enjoy home-made chocolate at the natural cacao farm and you will also taste a real local pizza noodle at a friendly family’s traditional noodle house, visit the ancient house before having local authentic lunch, walk around the unique market, have egg coffee!

    Departure: Daily
    Start and finish from your hotel in Saigon
    Type of tour: Group – sharing with (Application for group from 02 people)

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Mekong Boat trip

At 6:00 AM, your personal guide will pick you up from your place and have a quick briefing about the tour on how to be safe on the back of the scooters, how to take pictures, how to greet locals and how many foods for your stomach! And how interesting!

We’ll drive to the countryside and take the boat to the Cai Rang floating market which is the biggest and most colorful floating market in Mekong Delta's region. Your guide will explain things about the history of market, the life on river, the children activities there. Enjoy the tour on the floating boat and say GOOD MORNING VIETNAM! GOOD MORNING MEKONG!

Phong Dien floating market
is the next one which has fewer motorised craft and more stand-up rowing boats and worth seeing it early. You’ll get on the riverside watching tower, have a cup of coffee and enjoy the sampan market where the local sell to local only.

Food stop 01
: we’ll drive to the first family where the guide will explain about the value of the traditional food that the local inherit and preserve it, then you will practice with the family on how to make fine rice vermicelli for breakfast with BBQ pork in the garden.
We are going to spend about an hour drive including stopping over at the gardens, beautiful magic roads…that you don’t expect to see in your trip!
Food stop 02: Need a drink! So we continue to the cacao farm where the guide will tell you interesting stories about cacao and Mr Cacao and how to make chocolate, wine, cosmetic … from cacao fruit. Have a glass of cacao milk and don’t forget to taste cacao wine. Really good!

Food stop 03:
Keep driving along the canal for reaching the friendly family’s traditional noodle house. You’ll be impressed by the colorful noodles there, and how fascinating the noodles are made by local. Absolutely, the family will serve you the freshest noodle pizza made by the owner’s wife.
We’ll drive back to the city and pay a visit at Binh Thuy ancient house - a French-styled building.
Food stop 04: You’ll have special soup for lunch and then walk around the unique local market.

Food stop 05
: you’ll enjoy a cup of egg coffee at the secret place.
Around 15:00 PM we will drive you back to your place. End the “A Real Mekong” nine hours tour and welcome back next trip

Inclusions:

  • Local authentic foods
  • Drinks
  • Scooter and vintage helmet
  • Boat for floating market
  • Knowledgeable tour guide
  • Entrance fee

Exclusions:

  • Life-jacket
  • Scarf
  • Raincoat
  • Insurance
  • Experienced drivers
  • Pick up from/to your hotel

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