One day or 24 hours seems to be a short time that sometimes people don’t want to leave their own place or even move to a new destination. However, spending one day tour in Mekong Delta River can surely bring about the most spectacular experiences ever.
Getting rid of the boring life back in crowded cities to the waterway region, tourists must have expected to have great time relaxing and feel the peaceful life speed of the land. And Mekong Delta Vietnam will never let visitors disappointed for the most wonderful memories it builds up. Experiencing the region means tourists will have a chance of visiting and trading on boats at Cai Be floating market as well as stopping at Cai Be Catholic Church and Cao Dai Temple Cai Be to understand more about local culture values. In addition, wanderlusts can take a ride around Tan Phong Island and enjoy local specialties at luxuriant fruits gardens or stop at traditional handicraft workshops to see residents create traditional products in along with paddling through labyrinth network of canals and rivers to green lush fruit orchards while having fun right there.
Be picked up in Ho Chi Minh City, head toward Cai Be District
Cao Dai Temple Cai Be with its unique religion Caodaism is the initial must-visit place for visiting sacred places should be reached first, followed by Cao Dai Catholic Church. One of highlights of the journey is to experience Cai Be floating market which is different to all traditional flea markets where people are living and trading products on moving boats.
After that, moving along Tien River to discover the daily life of residents via paddling, and heading to a new world of green and colorful orchards at Tan Phong Island located among those maze canals network.
Back from Tan Phong Island to prepare for another cycling tour around the island and get on well with the regular life. Traditional workshops are the stopovers for tourists where they see in their eyes artists create handicraft products with full appreciation. Besides, having a cup of tea and savoring local specialties are places of interests as well. Taking a bag full of tropical fruits picked up right at the gardens and bring them homes also fascinate all the tourists.
Say goodbye to all warmly-hearted local people and cycle back to Tan Phong Restaurant where all local specialties are readily served.
15:00: Leave Tan Phong Island, head backward Ho Chi Minh City.
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