Visit My Tho, located on the banks of the Upper Mekong River, on this day trip from Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy motor boat and row boat rides along natural canals, visit colorful markets, taste local foods, and experience life in the Mekong Delta.
What to Expect
After a pleasant 1.5-hour bus ride passing the lush rice fields along National Highway 1 you’ll arrive at the rural district of Trung Luong and begin your full-day visit to the Mekong River Delta.
Take a motor boat ride, entering My Tho city through the Bao Dinh natural canal. Visit My Tho's colorful fruit market alongside the canal and soak up the lively atmosphere.
Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to Tortoise Island. En route, you’ll see the fishing port, the traditional stilt houses, and boat-building workshops. Pass by Dragon, Phoenix, and Unicorn islands as well.
Enjoy a sumptuous lunch served in the heart of an orchard to the accompaniment of Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by local islanders.
After visiting a coconut candy mill, you’ll take a rowboat ride along the small canal. Continue to Ben Tre province, known as coconut country, where you’ll see the unique garden-pond-cage agricultural model.
Enjoy a relaxing cup of honey tea before returning to My Tho via the Tan Thach natural canal, cruising under the shadows of water coconut palms.
At the end of the tour you’ll return to Ho Chi Minh City by bus.
- Transportation by air-conditioned car or van
- Boat trips
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Lunch with local specialties (elephant ear fish, fruit, and honey tea)
- 1 bottle of mineral water
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