Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Ho Chi Minh City

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• Visit coconut island and coconut workshops. • Take a motor boat trip to cruise along the Mekong river with floating houses lining both side • Take a small rowboat to paddle along the small canals, where you can also see the locals going about their day. • Visit local workshops where you can witness how the local products are made. • Arrive at a local restaurant to enjoy your lunch. • Take a rest, go biking along the countryside road to get to know the local lives.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ben Tre, Ben Tre, Ben Tre Province, Mekong DeltaStart at 8:00AM & End at 5:00PM in Ho Chi Minh city.Departing from your Ho Chi Minh City. During the 1.5 hour drive, pass by green rice fields before arriving at the beautiful rural My Tho. The first stop is Vinh Trang pagoda. It is the biggest pagoda in the Mekong Delta region. Your morning trip continues from here by motorized boat on the Tien River to the Qui (Tortoise Islet). On the way, see the fishing port, boat-building workshops, and the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet.Walk into the village, where you can visit a local fruit garden and enjoy the tropical fruit while listening to Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by islanders. Here you also can join daily activities of the local people and take in the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside. Visit the bee house, and take the picture of the snakes. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard garden.The boat cruise will lead you through Bao Dinh canal, entering Ben Tre province — "the land of coconuts." Here you'll see a typical agricultural model called "Garden - Pond – Cage,” before visiting the coconut candy-making shop.Next, enjoy a rowing boat trip on the small canal, fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s trees. After your boat ride, relax in a hammock or take a bike ride around the island before returning to the bus. You will arrive back in Ho Chi Minh City at around 4:30 to 5:00 PM. Duration: 6 hours

What’s included

  • Transfer by Air-conditioned bus
  • Motor Boat Trip
  • Small Rowing Boat Trip
  • Lunch of Vietnamese cuisine (Halal & Vegan food available)
  • Experienced English speaking Tour Guide
  • Pick up & Drop off at centrally located hotels in District 1 (selected hotels only)
  • If you are staying in another area, please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1 by 8:00AM)

What’s not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Tip (optional)

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small-group tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included
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