This tour is an unique travel program in Mekong Delta where you can experience the authentic floating market by boat and explore the countryside with almost rural area for several stops by cycling trip and relaxing with your own kayak to row along the beautiful canals on main river for discovering local river life. We would say this will be a heavy package but it’s worth at very single moment.
Arrive at the Cai Rang floating market at the busiest time when your boat tour around the market for you to capture every great moments at very single angles. Have your breakfast with noodle soup and Vietnamese coffee, fresh fruits and so on. Yummy:) Then our boat heads straight to visit the local noodle homemade, learn how to make rice noodle in traditional way .You can try your hand to make it and then enjoy its typical food called Noodle Pizza. The private car will pick you up visit Cacao garden to discover how the local farmer made chocolate from cacao fruits.
You will travel outside the Can Tho city from national roads to countryside roads for seeing the local daily life as much as possible. Visit a broom handmade base to get a clear understanding how various useful brooms are made. It is a simple craft and so meaningful as coconut brings jobs to people in its region. Visit a coir factory to learn how natural coconut fibre extracted from the husk of coconut are processed to floor mats, doormats, brushes and mattresses.
Arriving at a lovely homestay in Ben Tre after around 2 hour drive, we start biking through beautiful small village. Make a nice stop at coconut processing workshop. It is amazing to see how locals process coconut manually and how they use every parts of coconut fruits from skin, husk, white meat, water, etc, in their daily life. Get into the little ferry overlooking a large beautiful part of river with coconut trees along the bank. Lunch is served at the homestay with delicious local dishes. Please note that, for the cycling distance is 16km with several stops and if you could not go for a long time so then flexible to change to the short distance but you may miss some of the local handcrafted as we mentioned above. Join the fantastic Kayaking in magnificent jungle lined tributaries. Enjoy your great moments paddling and relaxing under the shade of coconut trees along the bank; immerse yourselves in a peaceful rural life of South Vietnam.
Travel back to Can Tho city and have dinner with local cuisine before you are dropped off at hotel at around 6:00 pm. The travel distance back to Can Tho city might take 2-hour drive on the countryside roads, it could be longer time is depending on the traffic condition.