Mekong Delta is covered with rice fields, lush gardens, rivers, and channels with fish and many gifts from Mother Nature. Mekong Delta is often referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam due to its huge production of the rice crop
Depart from your hotel to My Tho city. Our guide and driver will take you out of the crowded, busy, and noisy Ho Chi Minh to reach a lovely and peaceful region far away from city life. On the way, you will have the chance to enjoy the fresh air and see the beautiful sight of lush orchards, green coconut trees, and rice fields stretching far.
Arriving in My Tho, we will start exploring the amazing Mekong rivers, canals, and islands with many things to do:
Motorized boat cruise on immense rivers lined with fruit orchards and quiet villages.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the islands such as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise, and see the unique local life on islands surrounded by water in Mekong Delta.
See the coconut candy production process.
Have lunch with delicious local dishes: deep-fired Elephant ear fish, Vietnamese Pancakes…
Visit orchards, and bee-keeping houses, enjoy honey tea, seasonal tropical fruit, and drink coconut water.
Take a horse cart and ride a bicycle around the quiet & peaceful village.
Rowing boat ride along a small mangrove palm creek (mangrove palm or Nypa-fruition, known as “dua nuoc” in Vietnam).
Listen to traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music.
After visiting Vinh Trang Pagoda – the biggest pagoda in Tien Giang, with many green trees, beautiful Buddha statues, and architecture, we come back to Saigon. The Private Mekong Delta tour ends at your hotel.