1. Vietnam
  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Cao Dai Temple

From Ho Chi Minh City: Half-Day Mekong Speedboat & Bike Tour

Product ID: 175284
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Take a half-day tour of the Mekong Delta to see this amazing part of Vietnam. Cycle through local villages and rice field, visit a pagoda, a local market, a temple and a shrimp farm. Taste rice wine and tofu, then enjoy a light meal with a local family.
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Duration: 5 hours
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Pickup included

Your hotel in districts 1 and 3. For participants staying in other locations please meet at Cau Mong Pier, Cau Mong Bridge, 2 Ben Van Don Street, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City.

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  • Go to a village to see how the locals raise shrimps, make tofu, and rice wine
  • Cycle through a peaceful village and vast paddy fields to see daily life in the Mekong Delta
  • Visit a 19th century pagoda and the Cao Dai Temple
  • Enjoy a light meal hosted at the home of a local family
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After pick-up from your centrally located hotel you will be driven to Central Pier. Board the speedboat and start your journey towards the Mekong Delta. Enjoy fresh tropical fruits and mineral water on board, and a light breakfast will be served on the morning tour. On the way, you will enjoy the fresh air and observe the pure beautiful landscape. Your guide will explain to you the daily life of local people who live along the riverbanks. 

Disembark the speedboat to visit a shrimp farm where you will learn how the locals raise shrimps. Afterwards, cycle along peaceful paths between villages to discover the lifestyle in the rural Mekong area. You will pass by an ancient house, and visit a Vietnamese family who make traditional rice wine.

Go to a local morning market and visit a beautiful pagoda built in the middle of the 19th century. Then visit Cao Dai Temple and learn more about this religion. Afterwards, get back on your bike to cycle along small paths through the vast paddy fields. Finally, visit a local family to see how they make tofu and enjoy a light home-cooked meal. Return to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will be dropped off at your hotel, or at the pier. 
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from from districts 1 and 3
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Wireless headset to hear the guide
  • Light breakfast (morning tour only)
  • Light meal at a family home
  • Mineral water, cool towel and tropical fruit on the boat
  • Bicycle (motorbike possible if requested in advance)
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Choose from a small group tour or a private tour
• Hotel pick-up and drop off is only available from hotels in districts 1 and 3 of Ho Chi Minh City
• If you are staying in another area, please make your own way to Central Pier
• A vegetarian meal option is available. Please advise at the time of booking if a vegetarian meal is required. A surcharge may be applied for any special meal accommodations
• Bring your sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, comfortable walking shoes, and a camera

From US$ 89 per person

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Product ID: 175284