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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.

Highlights

  • 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

Description

A smooth one-and-half-hour bus ride through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 brings you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise. Boats pass by the fish rafts along the Tien River, overlooking the Rach Mieu Bridge. Stroll along the village road, visit the orchard, and enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of 'Southern Vietnamese folk music' performed by locals. Riding a hand-rowed sampan through the Tan Thach canal. Then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant; Then the motorboat will take you back to the cruise. Meet on the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta, and you are guaranteed to take home your private collection of beautiful memories.

Includes

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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