The program will start with a visit at Vinh Long market in town. This is a great time for getting into local life and taking lively pictures of tropical yields, vendor boats or marine species.
Then, our Mekong Travel boat will take you downstream the Mekong River, seeing floating cages for farming fish and stop by the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Next, you will join a local workshop on how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice, etc. Take a break by having a cup of hot tea with some sweets.
Before lunch, you will take a walk, heading to the orchard and antique house of Ut Trinh family. They will greet you with some local fruits, best tea in town and perform the Vietnam Southwestern traditional music. Optional lunch will be served here.
In the afternoon, you can choose to cycle along the village paths, observing local life and magnificent scenic views. Then, let’s head back to the boat, continuing your trip along one of the longest flow in the world, Mekong River. While cruising, you will reach the Tan Phong Island and pass by Cai Be floating market.
You will rest in Cai Be town and stay overnight at Mekong Riverside Resort.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Mekong Riverside resort – Garden view room
Fun fact: The Mekong Delta generates nearly half of Vietnam’s rice production. People also cultivate fruit such as coconut, mango, banana, orange and pineapple. This is the most important agricultural region of the country.