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From Ho Chi Minh: Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour

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In Southern Vietnam, the Mekong Delta is home to myriad attractive destinations and unique ecosystems that deserve more than a day trip from Ho Chi Minh City.

Highlights

  • Visit honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon
  • Enjoy the melody of “Don Ca Tai Tu”
  • Relax on the rowing boat going through a mangrove palm canal
  • Visit Vinh Trang pagoda

Description

It would be a miss if visiting Vietnam without having a stop at Mekong Delta, the agricultural hub of the Southern of Vietnam with rice fields, coconut palms, fruit orchards and sugarcane groves. Moreover, the highlight of Mekong Delta is originally spontaneous floating markets. From the early morning, a countless number of boats and sampans will gather here and criss-cross the landscape as arteries, making the whole area more lively and stunning than ever. These floating markets open all day and night that you have a lot of time to explore the local's agricultural life and how they trade their goods directly from boat to boat. Let's escape from the chaos of the city to join Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour in Ben Tre, well-known as the coconut kingdom of Vietnam. After just a 1.5 hour driving from the bustle and hustle of Saigon, you will relax on a cruise on the Mekong River and a rowing boat through the maze of shady creeks. Then, a visit to the Unicorn islet to enjoy honey tea, seasonal fruits, and the melody of a Vietnamese folk music, then lunch of Mekong delicacies will fascinate you a lot. When is the perfect time for Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour? Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour (morning): start at 8:00am (return back to Saigon around 5:00pm) ITINERARY: Our car and tour guide will pick you up at 8 am at your hotel for Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour. After around 2-hour driving from Saigon, we will reach the port to take leisurely cruise on the Tien River to see 4 islets which are represented as four mythical animals in Southeast Asia: Dragon, Kirin, Tortoise, and Phoenix. Then we will visit honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon that is really good for health. Moreover is to enjoy a lot of tropical fruits featuring the typical characteristic of Mekong Delta. Local people also have a python farm for those who are looking for adventure can touch pythons and take photos with them. Visit coconut candy workshop to know how to make delicious candies by hand. On Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour, you can enjoy the melody of “Don Ca Tai Tu”, a genre of traditional folk music which is an indispensable spiritual cultural activity in Mekong Delta people’s lives and officially recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Furthermore, we can relax on the rowing boat going through a mangrove palm canal, and continue to ride by horse-drawn carriage through the village as the way locals did in the 19th century. You cannot leave Mekong Delta without visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, considered as the biggest and oldest ancient pagoda in Southern of Vietnam influenced by Asian and Western architecture and culture, which is located in My Tho Town. Coming back to Saigon, Classic Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour ends around 5:00 pm.

Includes

Good quality AC private car Free pick-up and drop-off in the center of Saigon English speaking tour guide Transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan, speed boat, rowing boat, and horse riding 1 main meal at the restaurant. Fresh tropical fruits and honey tea Entrance fees Bottle drink / local tea

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