Have you ever heard of Nga Nam floating market? Are you curious how it is different from the floating market in Can Tho city that travelers usually go see? Authentic, local, colorful, less touristy are obviously features most travelers desire to experience in their journey. This tour will not disappoint you any moment.
4:30 am start your day with pick up by car at hotel in Can Tho downtown, head straight to Soc Trang province to visit Nga Nam floating market. Arriving at the market after one and half hour drive, an amazing colorful image of market comes to your eyes right after boarding the local sampan boat. Nga Nam deserves a visit owing to its authentic atmosphere as there are mostly small boats gathering together for trading local commodities. In addition, you definitely get the unique feeling when enjoying your time at the market as there is very less tourists around (even no tourist depending on the day).
Enjoy Vietnamese coffee and fresh fruit purchasing from fantastic local floating restaurants selling food & drink necessities everyday around this market.
Experience the daily rural life of local Khmer and Vietnamese by wooden boat ride along the small river to next destination, a wonderful bird sanctuary which is an ideal place for those who would love to get close to nature. The garden is home of many stocks with various types. Climbing up to the 10-meter tower, you get a great chance to catch up a panoramic view of the garden, observe the activities of the stork starting their long journey early in the morning for finding food, and only get home when the sun goes down.
10:00 am, we head straight to Hau Giang province on country roads with beautiful stretching rice fields (in its season) along the way. Stop by a non-touristy and local home stay to join the cooking activity to learn how to cook typical food of Mekong Delta then have a great lunch together before the cycling trip.
Get ready then we start our rural adventure through biking on the country roads along the riverside for exploring may fruits and plans with their great uses. Stop along the way for having local drink and snack purchasing from street vendors. You may also catch up simple but lovely images of students coming home from school by bicycle or on foot if it is in school day.
Finish the cycling trip, we get back to Can Tho downtown at around 3:00 pm by private car. The tour definitely brings you the unique travel experience.