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Mekong Delta a Day Trip

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Mekong Delta Day Trip

With the limited time, spending one-day tour to visit Mekong Delta you can have an experience of life as well as people and beautiful characteristic on “the land of rivers”. The sprawling city of My Tho, located on the banks of the Upper Mekong River, is one the closest cities in the mighty Mekong Delta to Ho Chi Minh City. A leisurely boat trip will take you around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands. Enjoy a rowing boat ride in the shadows of the water-coconut palms along the tiny canals of Ben Tre Province. Visit the picturesque orchards, sample the freshly picked fruit at the invitation of friendly local farmers, and listen to their traditional folk music – a special art in Southern Vietnam, which tell out the daily life of people in farming work and loving life. Joining in Cai Be Floating Market will help you get more knowledge of daily activities of local people in the South.

Option 1: My Tho – Ben Tre (L)

Am: At 8.00 am, our guide and driver welcome you at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and have a smooth one-and-half-hour car/van ride through beautiful rice field scenery along Trung Luong Express Highway. On the route transfer to My Tho City you have change to visit Vinh Trang pagoda which is the greatest pagoda of My Tho city, Tien Giang Province. About 1km from the city centre, this pagoda has an ancient southern architectural gem. The beautiful architecture of it is a harmonious combination of Asian and European types of architecture. Take a boat along the river to visit the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Enjoy a boat ride through natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea and “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the islanders.

Pm: Then, make a bike trip or Pedicab around the fruit plantation and village to visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life. Then the driver takes you to return to Ho Chi Minh City. Drop you off at hotel and end of tour in Ho Chi Minh.

Inclusion: Transport, English Speaking guide,Entrance fees, Lunch, Local boat, Bicycle/Pedicab& Mineral water.

Option 2Cai Be Floating Market - Vinh Long (L)

Am: At 6.30 am, our guide and driver will welcome you at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer you to Cai Be. On the road, you will have chance to survey the beautiful rice field scenery along Trung Luong Express Highway.On arrival in Cai Be, you will set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then you continue to make biking tourinto the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Then you continue visiting a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc Village, the green pearl of Vinh Long Town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.

Pm:  After lunch, you will take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Then our guide and driver will take you to come back and drop you off hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English Speaking guide, Entrance fees, Lunch, Local boat, Bicycle& Mineral water.

Price: USD/person

Size of group

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Option 1

Bycicle

135

73

63

51

44

40

37

35

Pedicab

133

71

60

49

42

38

35

33

Option 2

178

95

80

64

56

49

45

42

Included: All mentioned in itinerary details (Meals: B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

ExcludedTips for tour guide and driver, personal expenses, insurance & other services not mention above in detail itinerary.

What to bring: Sun hat, sunglasses, sun cream, good shoes & camera.