At 9 am our driver will pick you up at the main lobby of your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and you will set off out for a two hour drive through My Tho and then in to the town of Cai Be in the Province Tien Giang , well-known for its floating market.
You will arrive at the Cai Be pier at 11 am and be welcomed by the Mekong Lodge staff. You will then have a 20 minute ride to get to the Mekong Lodge situated right on the bank of the Tien River. You will check in to your bungalow and then a Vietnamese lunch will be served at the restaurant facing the Mekong River .
In the afternoon you will walk and bik e to visit candy factories, handicraft shops, classic houses and sample various tropical fruits. You will also be amazed at the sunset over the Mekong River at around 5:30, best viewed from the jetty of the lodge.
Later, you will participat e in a cooking class and dine on what you've cooked !