Of the beautiful islands in Mekong, An Binh, belong to Vinh Long province, is known as the best one for its peace, local environment and nice boat excursion which is suitable for a day exploration. Instead of going to the most popular touristy sights nearby Sai Gon, you just need to spend a little more time to enjoy the real life of Mekong when visiting this island.
7:30 am pick you up from Saigon by private car and enjoy a comfortable drive to Cai Be town belonging to Tien Giang province. Arriving at Cai Be boat station, board the boat to start your morning excursion in Mekong Delta.
Travel along the second biggest river in the delta known as Tien river. Take the small wooden boat to enter into small charming channels covered by coconut trees growing along the bank.
Make a nice stop in An Binh island peacfully located in Vinh Long province to visit coconut candy factory, rice popcorn factory where people process natural products in traditional way. The island is also famed for its seasonal fresh fruit so we definitely cannot miss a visit to the fruit garden followed by tasting exotic fruits over there.
Have lunch at a nice home stay located on An Binh Island belonging to Vinh Long province. Take a short rest at the home stay on nice local hammocks around in a peaceful environment.
At around 1:30 pm, we start the cycling trip on country roads for exploring the daily activities of people leaving on the island. Get a great insight of the local Mekong life styles as well as learning more about great uses of many plants growing along the way. At around 3:00 pm, get back to private car and head straight to Sai Gon. Drop off at your hotel after around 3 hour drive depending on traffic.