This full-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City visits to the Mekong Delta. You will experience Vietnam’s wartime history as well as modern day life in the agricultural region at the mouth of the mighty Mekong River.
What to Expect
In the morning depart Saigon by minivan and travel down to Ben Tre, a journey of around 90 minutes. On arrival, freshen up and have a coffee before boarding your private boat to start your Mekong adventure.The boat will cruise along the Ham Luong river (a branch of the Mekong) for sightseeing such as Fish Floating market,Dragon island,Turtle Island …and stop off at Unicorn island visiting abundant orchards of tropical fruits
The boat will then stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life, and travelling into the forest where you can visit fruit orchards before stopping at a riverside restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch, featuring such local specialities as elephant-ear fish and river shrimp, washed down with some cold drinks or beers . After lunch, it’s time to board a sampan for a relaxing trip along narrow canals. Visist a family business which epitomizes theidyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roaming through the fruit plantation village.
You will then get back on your bike and cycle back to the river to board your boat, which will return you to the quayside to your waiting vehicle and the drive back to Saigon.
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee
- Transport & boat trips
What's Not Included
- Meals and drinks (unless specified)
- Tips and gratuities