Life on the Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


Gain some insight on life on the Mekong Delta and learn about the importance of the this ecosystem to the people of Vietnam.

08:00am: Our tour guide will see you at your hotel, make a pleasant drive out busy city to Can Duoc town.

08:45am: Make a stop at Can Duoc market –a small rural market, the locals sell some specialites of their province with bustle buyers. Visit one round in the market, we buy some fruits for lunch time.

09:30am: Transfer to Tan Hoa town, you can see your both side the people drying rice, planting cabbage, basking incense sticks, water hyacinth (to craft the basket), tamarind… With break on road to take a look a locals’ house and their working, take some pictures and enjoy the countryside atmosphere.

10:30am: We turn a short visit at Tan Trung village, a beautiful and colorful local Cao Dai Temple –a combination of most of major religions on earth.Then visit 100 years old temple, located in the heart of linden.

11:30am: Upon arriving in Tan Hoa, you will enjoy coconut juice or sugar cane juice at local garden, relax on the hammock, hop on the back of a scooter with your local driver through some remote villages, passing the far-flung fields, go on the monkey brigde,feeding prawn lakes, bird nest house, duck and goat farms, whole lively rural but not noisy.

12:15pm: Say good bye the people there to drive to Tan Thanh beach (muddy beach, not for swimming) for a beautiful seafood lunch at a beach front restaurant.

Drive from Tan Thanh to My Tho Pier (1 hour). On the way car stop to visit Vinh Trang Pagoda (this pagoda which is one of Vietnam Popular Destinations is surrounded by gardens of ornamental trees,ancient trees and bonsai ,creating a peaceful atmosphere).

Enjoy your time on the Mekong river by local motor boat, reach to Ben Tre-coconut island, visit coconut candy and handicraft making place, travel on horse cart, after that take a smaller boat to through small canal, get more experience on river traffic.

Walk along the village road to meet your car in Ben Tre.

Follow Highway 1 and the freeway to get back to Saigon (75km). Service ends at your hotel at around 17:30pm.
Important Information


  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions Additional beverages (available for purchase)

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant meals not included
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults


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Activity Time : 7:30am
Duration : 1 day
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