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Mekong Delta and Floating Market 2-Day Small Group Tour

Product ID: 125249
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Experience the natural beauty and rich culture of the Mekong Delta on a 2-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Travel down river to see the local life, enjoy folk music, and taste seasonal fresh fruit.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Pickup possible from hotels in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City. Consisting of the following streets: Lý Tự Trọng, Lê Thánh Tôn, Trương Định, Nguyễn An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh, Lưu Văn Lang, Lê Anh Xuân, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Thi Sách, Thái Văn Lung, Mạc Thị Bưởi, Hồ Huấn Nghiệp, Nguyễn Thái Bình, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân, Sương Nguyệt Anh và Ký Con
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how coconut fudge and crispy rice popcorn is made
  • Listen to traditional folk music from southern Vietnam
  • Visit the Ving Trang Pagoda
  • Cruise along the canals of the Mekong Delta
  • Chat to the locals about their everyday lives
Full description
Discover what life is like in the Mekong Delta and explore the rivers by sampan boat. Stay at a local homestay or hotel in Can Tho, and visit the largest floating market in the region.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (L)
Depart Ho Chi Minh City and travel in air-conditioned comfort to My Tho to board a traditional sampan on arrival. Cruise around the beautiful Dragon, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands, and stop at Unicorn Island to walk the village paths and enjoy tropical fruit fresh from the orchards. Listen to authentic folk music performed by the locals, visit a fruit plantation, and then make your way along the Thoi Son canal by sampan. Stop to visit family business and a bee-keeping farm, savor honey tea, and go to a coconut candy workshop.

Cycle around Tan Thach village in the afternoon and meet the locals to experience everyday life in the Mekong Delta, or relax on a hammock and enjoy the cool breeze. Proceed to Can Tho for your overnight stay in a centrally located hotel or countryside homestay.

Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River, and then visit Cai Rang Floating Market. Walk to see the fruit plantations and visit a local noodle factory. Marvel at Visit Binh Thuy Communal House and the Khmer temple of Munir Ansay Pagoda. Return to Ho Chi Minh City after lunch at the end of your amazing experience.

 

 
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off on selected streets within District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Transportation and sightseeing as per the program
  • Boat trip on the Mekong Delta
  • English-speaking guide (other languages available on request)
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals as indicated in the program (1 x breakfast, 2 x lunch)
  • Accommodation in a twin/double shared room
What’s Not Included
  • Other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Single room supplement of $10 per person per room
  • Pick-up from hotels not centrally located in Dist 1, HCMC
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

220 Đường Đề Thám, Phường Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh 700000, Vietnam

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Pickup is available from hotels in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City. If you are staying outside District 1, please make your way to the meeting point and be on time as the local tour operator will not wait for latecomers
• The return time is subject to traffic conditions, for which the local tour operator is not responsible
• Dress appropriately to visit the pagoda temple. Shoulders and knees must be covered
• This tour is not suitable for people with limited mobility or heart problems
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 10 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.1/5
Value for money
3.8/5
Safety
4.4/5

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Product ID: 125249