Explore the Mekong River by boat on this full-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Visit local villages and experience the traditional culture of Vietnam's Mekong Delta.
What to Expect
Often referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam, the fertile Mekong Delta is famous for its agriculture as well as its tropical fruits and flowers. Boating along these canals and visiting the floating markets always proves to be a fascinating and rewarding experience. On this full-day trip, you will boat through the lush green vegetation of these famous canals.
Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho. A former naval base, My Tho is now a bustling port city in the Mekong Delta.
Upon arrival into My Tho, you'll board a private boat for a cruise on the Mekong River. You'll have a chance to visit local villages in the area and learn more about the traditional lifestyles, culture and customs of people who call the Delta their home. Your local guide will take you to visit an island with dense gardens where you'll have a chance to sample tropical fruit and visit a coconut candy factory. Continue by motorized cart to a bee farm, then hop into a small rowing boat allowing you to get deeper into the canals of the Delta.
Boat through the lush green vegetation of the canals to an orchard, where you will be treated to a delicious lunch of Mekong cuisine at Diem Phuong Restaurant. After lunch return to Ben Tre for a visit to Vinh Trang Pagoda before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service – only from city center if you book Joining Group option
- Transportation in an air-conditioned private car
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Sightseeing cruise
What's Not Included
- Optional activity costs
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Please book this day 48 hours in advance. Bookings made less than 48 hours in advance are not guaranteed.