Mekong Delta is home of many sights with fascinating nature and culture, and this Mekong Delta one day deluxe tour will take in some of the best spots around. The tour offers an amazing time to explore the meandering waterways, flourishing tropical fruit orchards, grab a boat to learn about local life along river banks, savor fresh fruit, honey tea and enjoy traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music. Don’t waste your vacation in line! Book today!
TNK Travel office (220 De Tham street, District 1, HCMC)
Forget about the pulsating ambiance of Ho Chi Minh City and begin the trip by departing for My Tho – Ben Tre. Stop at My Tho – a provincial city of Tien Giang to board the boat and cruise down the Mekong River. This leisurely cruise enables you to peer down at four beautiful islands of the Mekong Delta, namely Dragon, Phoenix, Unicorn, and Tortoise. Those islands’ names are based on the Vietnamese mascots.
One of the islands, you will stop for the Mekong Delta tour one day, My Tho – Ben Tre is Unicorn. Here, go for a walk around the country lanes, contemplate orchards, taste tropical fruits, and immerse into the calm rhythm of folk song music performed by a few local people. Then, pay a visit to the fruit plantation.
It is possible to claim that among the fascinating activities you can experience during this trip is taking a hand-rowed sampan to be rowed through Thoi Son canal to absorb the beauty of the Mekong region and the wonderful atmosphere here. It will be extremely exciting to move through the narrow canal with the cool breeze making you comfortable and green palms’ leaves bending down, looking like an eye-catching vault.
Afterwards, obtain the more understanding of the local business at a honey-bee farm and a small soft coconut candy mill. It is also the nice time to sample honey tea and get a sense of its flavor.
Have lunch at the local restaurant and then take a short break. The afternoon is ideal time for biking through Tan Thach Village and meeting the local villagers to learn more about the daily life of the river people. Instead of cycling, you can relax at a hammock to soak up the cool breeze of the country. Then, return to Ho Chi Minh City and complete the tour.