At the heart of the Mekong Delta, My Tho is an amiable market town which offers a glimpse into the unique and distinct agricultural life of the vibrant southern Delta region. This city is dotted with serene Buddhist pagodas that are surrounded by beautiful paddy fields and dense fruit trees. Joining Deluxe Group Tours for a more personalized experience, going to Mekong Delta to board a traditional boat, discover the vast network of canals and channels, taste local specialties and try many kinds of transportation in Mekong Delta…Enjoy your day!
Get picked up at your hotel from 8am to 8:30am and transferred by air-conditioned mini-van to My Tho which is about 70 km away from Saigon (about a 1.5-hour card ride). On the way, go through rice paddies and small villages. Upon arrival in My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, one of the most famous landmarks in the region. Then, enjoy an approximately 3-hour boat trip and rowing sampan in small canals and visit an island where you will have a short walk in a village. Witness a step-by step process on how to make coconut candy and try some yourself. Taste honeybee tea and tropical fruit while listening to traditional southern Vietnamese music called “don ca tai tu” which combines court music and folk music. Lunch is served at a riverside restaurant with savory specialties like fried elephant-ear fish, spring rolls, grilled chicken and vegetable soup.After lunch, your day trip ends with a boat ride to My Tho and a drive back to Saigon.