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Recommended Itinerary in Cai Be

CaiBe Travel: a 2-night vacation in Cai Be: Visiting Mekong Rustic (Tan Phong Island - Cai Be district), one of the most abundant fruit gardens of Mekong river Exploring the culture and lifestyle of Mekong people by talking to local people during the visit to the Cai Be inland and floating markets, Cao Dai Temple Cai Be, Cai Be Cathedral and traditional handicraft workshops Joining activities of riding bicycle, rowing boat and doing the handicraft products under the guidance of local host Experiencing the "ditch fishing hook" on Mekong canals with local people Staying two nights at Mekong Rustic surrounded by many orchards Tasting local foods of Mekong specialties such as honey, elephant ear fish, rambutan, water coconut and mango, etc. . Full itinerary Day 1: HCMC - Mekong Rustic homestay (L/D) Arriving at Cai Be in the morning at around 11:00 AM, you will be welcomed by the hospitable smile of the local guide before taking the ferry to Mekong Rustic homestay on Tan Phong is

Cai Be Floating Market in Tien Giang

Mekong Delta has a unique culture called “floating market”. It is an indispensable destination in your Mekong Delta tours. There are a lot of famous floating markets in Mekong Delta. Now, let’s discover Cai Be Floating Market in Tien Giang province to see how local people here make ends meet on a boat. The location Cai Be in Tien Giang, Vietnam Cai Be Floating Market is located in Cai Be Town, Cai Be District, Tien Giang Province. It is far from the center of My Tho City about 45 kilometers to the west. It is adjacent to three provinces in Mekong Delta including Tien Giang, Ben Tre and Vinh Long. If you want to visit Cai Be Floating Market in your Mekong Delta tours, you can choose to go by motorbike, car or passenger car. The best time to visit Time to visit Cai Be Dawn and sunset are the two most crowded and beautiful time in Cai Be Floating Market. At these time, you are able to see the whole rustic beauty of the floating market in Mekong Delta and learn how local people earn a livi

Cai Be floating market- top things to do

The magnificent Mekong Delta is one of the main draws of Vietnam’s Southern part. Boasting numerous rivers and canals, the Mekong Delta is home to bustling floating markets and riverside villages. One of the largest floating markets here is Cai Be Floating Market, a destination you must not miss if you ever have a chance to step foot on Vietnam. I. History of Cai Be Floating Market Cai Be, Cai Rang, Phung Hiep and Phong Dien Floating Market make the four largest and busiest markets in Mekong Delta. Cai Be market was said to originate from the early trading activities by residents from the Central of the country. They have founded the land and settled down here since the 17th century. However, some might argue that Cai Be was established during the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century.  II. How to Get to Cai Be Floating Market Cai Be Floating Market is situated in the area where the Tien River meets the 3 provinces, Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre. From Ho Chi Minh City, it will take yo

Top things to do in Cái Bè District

Things to do in Cai Be District Tien Giang. Cái Bè is an idyllic slice of the Mekong Delta, just two hours from Ho Chi Minh City. Although the rest of Vietnam uses the saying “thoải mái đi” (take it easy), the people of Cái Bè live by it. A town of mostly fruit farmers and river fisherman, Cái Bè operates on a relaxed schedule: the morning is for commerce and hard work, the rest of the day is about taking it slow. Rise early to witness market life play out on the water, then kill time cycling through Tân Phong Islet, sipping cà phê sữa đá in a hammock, and floating down leafy canals. Here are some reasons you’ll love your time in Cái Bè. Boats and river life Boating in Cai Be In the Mekong Delta, life is lived on the water. Rivers and canals wind through the region, and locals grow up paddling boats and travelling by ferry. Get a taste of this unique culture by taking a sampan to explore small channels and mangrove forests. Women typically row sampans standing up while skillfully navig