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Upper Mekong River: Day Tour

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Explore the Mekong Delta region on this full-day excursion from Ho Chi Minh City. Experience local life as you cruise along the scenic Tien River.


  • See Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the most famous sites in My Tho
  • Visit a coconut candy family business and sample the coconut fudge
  • Enjoy fresh fruit and honey tea while listening to Vietnamese folk music


Discover the Mekong Delta area on this guided day trip from Ho Chi Minh. See infamous sites like the Vinh Trang pagoda, the Tien River, and the Tan Thach canal before having lunch at a local restaurant. Start your excursion by taking a bus ride through the breathtaking rice field scenery along National Highway 1, which will then bring you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. Upon arriving at My Tho, visit the sacred Vinh Trang pagoda. Then, take a leisurely cruise along the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise. Pass by the fish rafts along the Tien River, overlooking the Rach Mieu Bridge. Stroll along the village road, visit an orchard, and enjoy seasonal fruit and honey tea to the sound of Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by locals. Afterward, ride a hand-rowed sampan through the Tan Thach canal. Then, visit a coconut candy mill and continue your boat trip along the small canal under the shadow of the water coconut trees. End your experience by enjoying lunch at a local restaurant.


Transportation by air-conditioned bus/van Pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City (if option selected) - this includes 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, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân and Sương Nguyệt Anh, and Ký Con English-speaking tour guide (sightseeing as per description) Boat trip in the Mekong delta Entrance fees Set menu lunch at a local restaurant Fruit and honey tea and 1 bottle of drinking water

Important Information

  • The tour is not suitable for handicapped persons or anyone with heart problems
  • Please note that the return time is subject to traffic conditions, for which the tour operator is not responsible
  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the Vinh Trang Pagoda will be closed until further notice.

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