Mekong Delta Day Tour
Duration: 01 Days
Price: FROM US$ 95
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Saigon - Mekong Delta
Activities: Learn about Mekong culture, visit lush fruit gardens and historical sites on the way.
Included: Private transportation, guide, entrance fee
08:00AM: Our bus will pick you up at your hotel to take a 2-hour ride to Tien Giang province (roughly 75 km west of Sai Gon ) followed by a smooth one and half hour motorboat ride passing rice fields and stopping over National Highway 1 leads visitors to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong.
9:30AM: The bus stops at Cao Dai temple in the town of Ben Luc for taking picture.
9:45AM: Upon arrival to My Tho City, cross the Tien River by motorboat on the upper part of the Mekong River to see the fish market and visit the floating fish farm. Enjoy the view of Dragon, Phoenix, Unicorn, and Turtle islands as well. Cruise along small creeks through Mekong River estuaries to Rach Xep natural canal, which is fully covered with water coconuts. Visit orchards and be farms to taste natural honey and honey wine. Enjoy!
Visit old houses and see local pepole made hand working coconut tree.
10:30AM: Visit Nam Bo houses (traditional Southern Vietnamese houses) by horse carriage and taste some special products from the garden. Watch children happily make their way back home from school and high school girls in beautiful in their Ao Dai - traditional Vietnamese clothing
10 :50AM: Take a walk around the fruit garden and taste the seasonal fruits as you enjoy a traditional South Vietnamese musical performance.
11:15AM: After visiting traditional houses enjoy a memorizing rowing boat trip through small canals.
11:45AM: Take a motorboat cruise along more natural creeks and peaceful villages.
12:10PM: Satisfy your sweet tooth by stopping by a coconut candy mill to indulge in this tasty snack while seeing how it is made.
12:20PM: Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch in a restaurant located in a local home.
13:20PM: Ride your bike (about 1 hour) around the village shaded by coconut trees as you pass immense green rice fields and admire the beautiful scenery
Visit a rice vendor and see how rice paper is made.
Learn about the “same same, but different” trees that grow throughout the Mekong Delta. Then, try guessing the names of the trees by using your nose!
14:30PM: Boat back to My Tho City.
15:00PM: Bus back to Ho Chi Minh City and visit Vinh Trang Pagoda.