From the heights of the Tibetan Plateau, the mighty Mekong flows through six countries, giving life and a home to millions of people. For this, it was once named “Mother of all rivers”.
More than 17 million people live by the timeless rhythm of the river in small fishing villages and boats in the Mekong Delta. To witness the tastes and sounds of a floating market in the Mekong Delta at dawn can be the experience of a lifetime.
This tour is available on all even dates on Mekong Eyes Classic, every Tuesday on Mekong Eyes Explorer and daily on the Gecko Eyes and Dragon Eyes Cruisers.
Pick-up at your hotel in HCMC for transfer to Cai Be. Welcome drink on board and cruising from Cai Be. Enjoy the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong Delta people while lunch is served. In the afternoon you have a tour to stroll through villages, fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits. Get back to the boat and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong river. The cruise boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. You stay overnight on board on your compfortable river cruiser.
Day 2. Can Tho – HCMC
Early wake up for the sunrise over the Mekong river.Take a sampan boat to explore the Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. Drive back to HCMVC with a stop for lunch in My Tho.