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  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Cao Dai Temple

Mekong Delta: Non Tourist Tour with Bike & Boat Ride

Product ID: 174009
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Are you tired of being treated like a tourist? Join this small group tour to explore the Mekong Delta region through an utterly non-touristic route. You will be able to enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the true southern Vietnam countryside.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up & Drop off at central District 1. If you are staying in another area, please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, by 8:00 AM.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Go off the beaten path to discover local life in the Mekong Delta region, with no tourists in sight
  • Bike along the countryside road and see the gorgeous landscapes of the area
  • See the local monument commemorating the Vietnam War
  • Visit the Orchid Farm, Cao Dai Temple and local workshops
  • See daily life come alive as you cruise down the Mekong River on a motor boat
Full description
Start your day with an 08:00 AM pick-up from your centrally located hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and head to the Long An Province in the Mekong Delta Region. After a 1.5-hour car ride, you’ll arrive at your first destination: a local monument that displays objects from the war period of the Mekong Delta Region. Here, learn more about the history of Vietnam. Then, visit the Orchid Farm of a local family – see literally hundreds of types of orchids from various countries and learn how the plants grow to adapt to the environment they are in.
 
At 11:15 AM, start the highlight of your trip: a bike ride along the countryside road lined with aceca palm trees, dragon fruit farms and endless rice fields. You may see children cycling to school and farmers harvesting rice and okra. Cycle along for about an hour before arriving at a local market, where your guide will help you buy fresh fruit from the street vendors if you wish. Enjoy fresh coconut water to refill your tank!
 
At 12:30 PM, visit Cao Dai Temple – a can’t-miss experience during the prayer session. Then, bike to a local restaurant for lunch, where you’ll enjoy a set menu of Vietnamese cuisine (halal and vegetarian food is available!). After lunch, cruise along the Mekong River on a motor boat to get to see the daily life along the river. Depending on time, head off to a local mattress workshop to see mattresses being made of reeds. At 2:30 PM head back to Ho Chi Minh city for a 4:30 PM arrival.
Includes
  • Transfers by air-conditioned car/van
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch with Vietnamese cuisine
  • Bottle of water and cool cloth
  • Bike
  • Coconut water
  • All entrance fees
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off from central District 1
  • Motorboat trip in the Mekong River
What’s Not Included
  • Tip (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Halal and vegetarian options will be available during lunch
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From US$ 42.64 US$ 29.85 per person

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Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 91 reviews
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Value for money
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Safety
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Product ID: 174009