Mekong river life 1 Day

GROUP TOUR – TOUR CODE: CSG02S

Drive through the scenic villages of Mekong delta and enjoy boating on criss-cross river channels to the fruit gardens. Intermingle with local people, enjoy Vietnam folk songs, fruits & honey tasting.

PRICE

US$ 30 per person

This Group tour from Saigon will show you the best of Mekong region within a limited time.

TIME: 7:45 – 17:00

INCLUSION

  • Pick-up & see-off from a meeting point in District 1, Saigon city.
  • Air-condition bus transfer with experienced driver throughout the tour.
  • English speaking tour guide throughout the tour.
  • 1 Vietnamese Lunch.
  • Fruit, honey tea & all entrance fees.
  • Admissions.
  • Boat trips.

EXCLUSION

  • Gratuities for tour guide.
  • Drinks and other personal expenses.
Mekong river life on Tonle Bassac

Vietnam: A boat trip on Tonle Bassac river, Mekong delta. The people of the delta are known within Vietnam as happy-go-lucky types who live for the moment. Thanks to all that cocoa-y silt in the river, the land is super-fertile, and life is pretty laid-back.

MEKONG RIVER LIFE – TOUR PROGRAM

7:45am our tour guide picks you up from your hotel in District 1, Ho Chi Minh city. Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields to My Tho province.

On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Have a short cycling trip (applied for private tour/if time permitted) then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals.

Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Take the shared bus and return to Ho Chi Minh city. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.

DURING TOUR

Mekong Delta of South Vietnam is the final destination of the Mekong River which winds its way from Tibet, China, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and finally Vietnam. An incredibly fertile region its prime industry is food production, producing approximately half of Vietnam’s total agricultural output. Life for villagers in the area revolves around the rivers and canals that make up the delta.

Travel to the heart of the Mekong Delta on this small group adventure tour from Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll board a private longtail boat, experience the diversity of the Mekong waterways first hand as you explore fish farms, exotic fruit farms and dine on traditional Mekong Delta food.

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