Escape hectic inner-city life and soothe your troubles away on this day tour of the Mekong Delta. Cruise along the river in sampans, sip honey tea to the sounds traditional Vietnamese Tai Tu, and see a different side to the city led by an expert guide.
What to Expect
Take a break from your Ho Chi Minh City itinerary and head out of the hustle and bustle of the inner city. Explore the sleepier and lesser-known parts on this full-day guided tour.
After being collected from your hotel or cruise ship in the morning head towards Tien Giang. Here you will board a boat taking you to the bustling My Tho fish market. See Vietnamese culture at its best as you roam this lively and flavorsome market.
You will also visit the 4 islands of Long, Lan, Qui, and Phung. The boat will pause at the local house on Thoi Son Island where you can enjoy a refreshing honey tea and fresh fruits as you listen to a live Tai Tu performance. Tai Tu is the traditional romantic melody played by the tribes of the Mekong Delta.
Rowing on sampans, a type of small handcrafted boat, explore the canals of the Mekong River. Pass through a small village by horse car, and then visit the acclaimed Mekong Delta coconut candy factory. If you’re lucky you may also get to try some of this Vietnamese delicacy before heading back to Ho Minh City.
- Entrance ticket
- Tour guide
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (can be arranged at least 3 days in advance)