Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Cai Be.
The program will start with a visit of Cai Be colorful floating market
cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables by the luxury 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, cooking salt, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof...
The best lunch will be served at 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..
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. 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 dinner 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