Enjoy the scenic journey along the Express Trung Luong Highway and take a leisurely boat trip around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Visit the picturesque orchards and sample the freshly picked fruit at the invitation of friendly local farmers. Get on a rowing boat ride in the shadows of the water-coconut palms along the tiny canals of Ben Tre Province and experience the traditional rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta inhabitants.
DAY 01: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA ( L )
AM: 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 arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden.
Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village.
Meet 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 own private collection of beautiful memories.
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PRICE: $14 / PAX ( Joining group )
- Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day)
- One lunch with local specialty, fruit and honey tea
- English speaking guide/s
- Entrance sightseeing fees
- Boat trips
- Travel insurance
- Tip & Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tips...)
- Other services not mentioned in the inclusion