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Half day tour in Can Tho – Floating Market and Cocoa farm

Half day tour in Can Tho - Floating Market and Cocoa farm

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A small boat will take you to explore the biggest wholesale floating market of Vietnam. Moreover, in this tour, we take you to discover the crisscrossing canal system by going to small canals in the countryside.

Then, you will see and try home-made chocolate in Cocoa farm and join in making rice noodles with locals. Surely, you won’t disappoint.

Duration

6-7 hours

Transportation

Boat

Hotel

No

Style

Explore

Group Tour:

Maximum 6 people

Departure : 5.30 am

Pick up: At hotel in Can Tho city center or meeting point (Please contact us in advance if you stay outside of the city center)

Drop off: At hotel in Can Tho city center

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Itinerary Floating Market

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (if it is in the city center) or meeting point and then take you to our boat where you will start your tour.

Sunrise on Floating Market
Sunrise on Floating Market

It takes around 40 – 45 minutes to arrive at the Cai Rang floating market. On the way, you will have a chance to watch the sunrise on the Mekong River.

You will arrive at Cai Rang floating market. Our boat driver will drive the boat slowly around the floating market so that you can enjoy observing how local people trade products on their boats and enjoy the bustling atmosphere.

Vendor on Floating Market
Vendor on Floating Market

You will experience sitting on boats and having breakfast on the floating market which is a must-do when you visit the floating market.

You will keep boating over to a local noodle house where you make your own rice paper and noodles guided by local people.

Rice Noodles Factory in Can Tho
Rice Noodles Factory in Can Tho

Heading to authentic small canals – one of ten prettiest canals in the world. It takes more than an hour on the canals. Our boat driver will stop driving, but paddling slowly so that you can immerse yourself in nature.

Tourist Take Pictures in small canal
Tourist Take Pictures in small canal

You will see many fruit orchards along the canals and local houses where local people are living. Sometimes you will see local people wave at you and say “hi”.

Arriving at the HANDMADE chocolate farm immersion. After small canals, we will walk 10 – 15 mins to the cocoa plantation. There is one only man in Vietnam who makes chocolates with his own technique and recipe which will definitely impress you.

Tourist learn how make chocolate in Can Tho
Tourist learn how make chocolate in Can Tho

Then back to your hotel around 12 pm – 1pm.

Noted: The time can be flexible depending on the weather or your requirements.

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Tour Price Details

Adult/Young (from 15)
Teen (10-14)
Child (6-9)
Infant (under 6)
46 USD
34.5 USD
23 USD
Free

Note: For a private tour, a charge of 12% will be added in the tour price.

Terms & Rules​

Cancellation Policy

For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:

More than 45 days prior to trip departure. Cancellation fees will be charged for issued flight tickets, issued visas, transfer, and according to hotel policies. Otherwise cancellation will be charged according to the following schedule.

Days prior to pax arrival Cancellation charge.

  • 15 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
  • 7 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
  • Within 72 hours before arrival: 100% tour price.

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Private boat
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Fruits, snacks and once drinks
  • Pick up and drop off at meeting point

The tours only include picking up and dropping off passengers from (to) Can Tho city center. So if your hotel is outside Can Tho city center, please contact us before you book

We offer bus and ship booking service, please contact us for further information.

Please let us know if you have any allergy concerns.

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FAQ

Locals mainly sell fruits and vegetables at Cai Rang floating market. Some people also sell food and drinks, so vendors can have breakfast right there.
It’s the best time to visit the Cai Rang floating market from 5.30 to 8.30 am.
Comfortable clothes, Sandals, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, and your digital gadgets. Cash, in case you want to spend it on yourself.
Yes, we do always have enough life vests for all tourists. Safety is the top priority when we organize the tours for you.
Yes, we do. Please contact us directly for further information or stick the private tour option on the booking form.
The breakfast includes either rice noodle soup, banh mi (bread), or local snacks.
Yes, we do. Please contact us in advance so that we can arrange the best for you.
Yes, we do. Please contact us in advance so that we can arrange the best for you.

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