Mekong Delta Cruise: Top Site Must Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda & Rowing Boat
Durations: 7 Hour(s)
Group Size: 1+
This food experience in Saigon passes the rice fields of the Mekong Delta with fruit, folk music, honey tea & coconut candy.
Visit the Mekong Delta and My Tho and Ben Tre islands, enjoy sightseeing on your trip along the river and walk around local fruit gardens.
â€˘ Enjoy a boat ride through the picturesque canals
â€˘ Cruise along the Mekong River by motorboat
â€˘ Walk or cycle around the island's villages
â€˘ Admire green rice field on your way to My Tho
â€˘ Enjoy tropical fruits, folk music, honey tea & coconut candy
Day 1 : Discover the vibrant tropical fruits, gardens, riverside locals, and boat ports as you cruise down the canals of the Mekong Delta. In your wooden river boat, watch the passing homes on stilts, boat making workshops, and vendors along this scenic riverside cruise. Begin your outing with a convenient hotel pick up start from 07:30 â€“ 08:00, and then make your way to My Tho City. Watch as the bustling city views transition to serene rice fields and rural settings. On the way, you will have a visit at the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Upon your arrival, take a peaceful boat trip along the Tien River to Qui, also known as Tortoise Islet. This islet is also known by many other name. Following, enter the Bao Dinh Canal to head into Ben Tre Province, or the country of coconuts. Here, learn about the local agricultural model known as Garden-Pond-Cage. Taste some local treats like coconut candy and honey tea as you sit back and relax on your wooden river boat in the comfort of the shaded canals covered by water-coconut trees. At midday, break for an authentic Vietnamese meal at a local restaurant to taste the region's traditional flavors. Afterwards, board your boat for an afternoon cruise to visit the marvelous tropical fruit gardens and to enjoy a Southern Vietnamese folk music performance by local islanders. After a relaxing cultural experience on the water, you are conveniently transported back to your Ho Chi Minh hotel at 17.30.
Air-con car/van for hotel pickup and drop-off in your hotel in District 1,3,4.
Meals as mentioned in the itineraries: Lunch with Mekong Food, Vietnam Food
All entrance fees
Boat trips, four seasons fruit
English-speaking guide (other languages upon request depending on availability & small surcharge
Cool-towels and mineral water (2 bottle/person)
â€˘ Gratuities (optional)
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not stroller accessible
- Not suitable for pets
- No public transportation nearby
- Special request (diet or vegetarian â€¦) should be sent before your departure date. If you want an independent tour and private tour, please tell us to get more information and assistance. â€śSurcharge 30% will be applied for: 30 April, 1 May, 24 Dec, 31 Dec, 01 Jan, and Tet Holidayâ€ť
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before event