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Mekong Delta Small Group W/ Vinh Trang Pagoda & Rowing Boat

Mekong Delta Small Group W/ Vinh Trang Pagoda & Rowing Boat

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Visit the Mekong Delta and My Tho and Ben Tre islands, enjoy sightseeing on your trip along the river and walk around local fruit gardens.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Enjoy a boat ride through the picturesque canals
  • Cruise along the Mekong river by motor boat
  • Walk or cycle around the island's villages
  • Admire green rice field on your way to My Tho
  • Enjoy tropical fruits, folk music, honey tea and coconut candy
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Departing at 8:00 AM, from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel, heading to the Mekong Delta by minivan or bus. During the 1.5 hour drive, pass by green rice fields before arriving at the beautiful rural My Tho. Your morning trip continues from here by motorized boat on the Tien River to the Qui (Tortoise Islet). On the way, see the fishing port, boat-building workshops, and the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. Walk into the village, where you can visit a local fruit garden and enjoy the tropical fruit while listening to Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by islanders. Here you also can join daily activities of the local people and take in the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside. Visit the bee house, and take the picture of the pythons. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard garden. The boat cruise will lead you through Bao Dinh canal, entering Ben Tre province — "the land of coconuts." Here you'll see a typical agricultural model called "Garden - Pond – Cage,” before visiting the coconut candy-making shop. Next, enjoy a rowing boat trip on the small canal, fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s trees. After your boat ride, take a bike ride around the island before returning to the bus. You will arrive back in Ho Chi Minh City at around 4:30 to 5:00 PM. Select the "Night Cruise" option to continue your adventure with a 30-minute sunset cruise to admire the lights of the city while sipping a free cocktail.
  • Hotel pickup & drop off within Central District 1
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Motor boat and small row boat
  • Bicycle
  • Lunch of Vietnamese cuisine (Vegan food available)
  • Entrance fees
  • Tropical fruits, honey tea, coconut candy
  • Bottle of mineral water
  • Cool tissue
  • Cruise (if option selected)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Travel insurance

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Brilliant day trip ! There was lots to see & do throughout the day. We covered everything in the itinerary. The tour guide was really funny and knowledgeable. Spoke really good English. Learnt lots about Vietnamese culture. Excellent value for money compared to other small group day trips that we undertook throughout Vietnam. You won't regret booking this experience!!!

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May 12, 2022

Being a tour guide myself, I thought that viet wasn’t very engaging. No way would I tell my guests to wander around for 30 to 40 mins on 3 occasions on there own. Tell me what I’m looking at! Tell me the history, the culture. Don’t leave us at the first opportunity .

May 7, 2022

The tour's been an amazing experience and completely exceeded my expectations! Hotel pickup was on time with a comfortable minivan. Phu has been a brilliant tour guide. Nice and knowledgable. During the 1.5-hour drive to the Mekong Delta, he's provided us with details on the history of the region and the traditions of the local people. The first stop was the Vinh Trang Pagoda in My Tho. It was interesting to see the Chinese influence. Next, we've boarded a motorboat from My Tho Marina and visited a number of islands in the Mekong. We've visited a coconut candy workshop, got to hold a python and tasted some honey tea. For lunch, we took a smaller boat to the restaurant where we were served a wide variety of delicious Vietnamese dishes. The restaurant was surrounded by a garden with fruit trees and a farm with crocodiles, snakes, fishes, etc. After lunch we sampled tropical fruits and went for a rowing boat ride in the canals. Even received some fresh coconut water at the end. A must!

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April 5, 2022

Product ID: 60784