Mekong Delta- My Tho-Ben Tre

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Price from :  $39

Style : Day Trips
Duration : 1day/ 0night
Tour Route : Mekong Delta- My Tho-Ben Tre


The tour is designed for travelers having little time yet wishing to get a glimpse of the Mekong. The day trip is to have a boat ride along small creeks to the Mekong river estuary, cruise along the Phoenix Island, some quiet villages in Tien Giang Province. We experience local people manufacturing handicraft products from coconut trees, honey bee, keeping farm, tropical orchards, tasting honey, tropical fruit, coconut candy, all depicting a normal day of communities depending their livelihood on the Mekong. Then, we will go to a peaceful landscape on the horse carriage, drink honey tea, join in the rowing boat and see the water coconut palm in small canals.  Have lunch with local specialty in Ben Tre – the kingdom of coconut.



-               Mekong delta life

-               Islands and canals visiting

-               Rowing boat

-               Enjoying tropical fruits

-               Horse-drawn cart

-               Traditional music performance


08:00 AM:              Pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and depart for My Tho, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. We stop for a short break while you take the chance to see how the rice is cultivated and take pictures of the rice farms in the Mekong River Delta.

11: 00 AM:             On arrival at My Tho, Our first stop is Phoenix Island where we can learn about Coconut Religion and see how local people make handicraft products from coconut. We then head to Turtle Island where local people process the making of coconut candies. Then disembark and go for a gentle stroll through the picturesque orchards and fruit garden.

12: 00 AM:             Enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre province to a local restaurant and have lunch.

13:30 PM               Return to the water for a relaxing rowing boat ride along a small canal, cruising in the shade of the water coconut trees. Learn about bee-keeping in the delta and sip a refreshing cup of honey tea to the accompaniment of traditional Vietnamese folk music. Then travel the narrow rural road by horse and cart to visit the coconut candy mill to find out how this delicious confectionery is made and sample the finished product.

16:00 PM               Return by boat to My Tho town and drive back to Saigon.

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Tour includes:

•               Local English speaking tour guide, other languages are available on request

•               Transfer

•               Private boat trip and rowing boat in Mekong Delta

•               Lunch at a local restaurant (Vietnamese food)

•               Entrance fees


Tour excludes:

•               Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City

•               Travel insurance

•               Personal expenses such as drinks, souvenirs, tips

•               Others not mentioned in the tour program

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