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Mekong Delta: My Tho & Ben Tre Full-Day Trip in Small Group

Activity provider: MILLENIUM TRAVEL CO.,LTD

Mekong Delta: My Tho & Ben Tre Full-Day Trip in Small Group

Activity provider: MILLENIUM TRAVEL CO.,LTD

From US$ 29 per person

Experience life in the Mekong Delta on a small group tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Travel down the narrow canals by rowing boat and get the chance to sample fresh fruits and the local coconut candy.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotel pickup is available from centrally-located hotels in District 1 from the following streets: Lý Tự Trọng, Lê Thánh Tôn, Trương Định, Nguyễn An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh, Lưu Văn Lang, Lê Anh Xuân, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Thi Sách, Thái Văn Lung, Mạc Thị Bưởi, Hồ Huấn Nghiệp, Nguyễn Thái Bình, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân, Sương Nguyệt Anh, and Ký Con. The time of pickup will be between 7:30 AM and 7:45 AM. Please be ready waiting in your hotel lobby on time. If your hotel is not on the above streets, you must make your own way to the meeting point at 112 Trần Hưng Đạo Street, Cô Giang Ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Please arrive at the meeting point before 7:45 AM.
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the typical stilt houses and fishing villages of the Mekong Delta
  • Glide past the delta islands of Phoenix, Unicorn, Tortoise and Dragon
  • Walk along a village path through the tropical forest
  • Learn how the local coconut candy is made
Full description
After pick-up from your hotel at 07:30, depart Ho Chi Minh City and journey to Vinh Trang pagoda, one of the largest in the Mekong Delta. Admire its ornate facade and large Buddha statue. Then, cruise along the Tien River to experience life in the Mekong Delta up close. Pass by 4 small islands - Phoenix, Unicorn, Dragon and Tortoise Island - see lush tropical trees and the typical stilt houses of the fishing villages as you make your way through the narrow canals by rowing boat. Stop for lunch in an orchard garden and then learn how to make coconut candy. Sample sweet pieces of the candy and buy some of your favorites to take home. Savor a snack of fresh fruits and honey tea as locals entertain you with Vietnamese traditional folk music. Return to the minibus for the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will arrive at approximately 17:00.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Boat trip
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch of local specialties
  • Fruit and honey tea
  • Bottle of mineral water
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off for the centrally hotel in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City consisting of streets: Lý Tự Trọng, Lê Thánh Tôn, Trương Định, Nguyễn An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh, Lưu Văn Lang, Lê Anh Xuân, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Thi Sách, Thái Văn Lung, Mạc Thị Bưởi, Hồ Huấn Nghiệp, Nguyễn Thái Bình, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân, Sương Nguyệt Anh và Ký Con
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Pick-up and drop off if your hotel is not located in the center of Dist 1
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Due to the active nature of the tour, it is not suitable for guests who are mobility restricted or suffer from heart conditions
  • The Pagoda has a strict dress code and your shoulders and knees must be covered
  • Due to traffic regulations, hotels/accommodation located in alleys will not be included in the pickup service
  • The return drop-off time is subject to traffic conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 161 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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The coordinator was very kind and cared about me during the tour. The contents of the tour were also fulfilling, and I enjoyed the day very much. In addition, we received one bottle of water on the way back and forth, and that kind of consideration was well taken care of.

September 27, 2022

A great experience, the guide was really energetic and told us a lot about the culture, history and the local habits of vietnamese people. We had a lot of free tastings of fruit, drinks and candies during the tour, and the lunch was good. It's a pity that on the islands there are a few animals kept in cages for tourists' entertainment, but hopefully this will end at some point.

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January 21, 2020

The tour is very touristy, all about buying products created in the Delta, which I guess is fine. It was not communicated good enough that we would not go to the floating market!! The guide was good and good English skills. What I didn’t like was that she threw garbage (e.g after having eaten an ice cream) out in the nature, is more than enough garbage floating in Vietnam as there is...

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January 6, 2020

Product ID: 97020