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  2. Mekong Delta
  3. My Tho
  4. Day Trips

Ho Chi Minh City: Mekong Delta Day Tour to My Tho & Ben Tre

Product ID: 199345
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Enjoy a 2-hour drive to the Mekong Delta past plantations, orchards, and small villages. At My Tho, take a motorboat to an island for some sweet treats. In Ben Tre, visit a coconut candy workshop and explore some traditional food and music of the area.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pickup included

Pickup is available from centrally-located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. Please provide the name and address of your accommodation upon booking. If your hotel is outside the selected area, you must make your own way to the meeting point.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a boat ride through the picturesque canals of southern Vietnam
  • Cruise along the Mekong River by motorboat
  • Walk or cycle around the islands and villages
  • Admire green rice fields on your way to My Tho
  • Enjoy tropical fruits, folk music, honey tea, and coconut candy
Full description
Depart at 8:00 AM from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel and head to the Mekong Delta by minivan or bus. Enjoy an unforgettable 2-hour drive to the Mekong Delta along the provincial roads down in the Southern region of Vietnam. Pass rice paddies, pineapple plantations, orchards, and small hamlets. 

You'll arrive in My Tho at approximately 10:00 AM where you will ride on a local motorboat past Dragon Island, Phoenix Island, and Turtle Island. Stop at the famous Unicorn Island to visit a natural beekeeping farm, and taste honey wine, rice wine, and banana wine. Then take a walk through the village and row along the coconut canal to see daily local life in the Mekong Delta.

Continue your motor boat trip to Ben Tre province to visit a handmade coconut candy workshop. Then transfer to a small motor boat and travel along the lush, green canals, stopping at local Vietnamese restaurant for some traditional food. Later on, enjoy various types of tropical fruits at the orchard garden and listen to traditional music. At the end of the tour, a local boat will take you back to My Tho. From there a bus will drive you back to Ho Chi Minh city, arriving at around 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off (centrally-located hotels only)
  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned tourist bus, as well as by rowing boat, bicycle, & horse-drawn carriage
  • Sightseeing tickets
  • Lunch, fruit, honey tea, mineral water
  • Traditional music
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Vegetarian options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
• Not wheelchair accessible
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From £19.04 £15.23 per person

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Product ID: 199345