Duration: 1 day
Group size: 20 pax
Itinerary: Saigo - My Tho - Ben Tre - Saigon
Mekong Delta is also known as Vietnam's 'rice basket’- a fertile area spreading nearly 50,000 sq km. Here the mighty Mekong river ends by splitting itself into nine major tributaries. The Vietnamese name these nine tributaries “Nine Dragons”. This trip is planned to help you experience local daily activities along the Mekong.
Use the boats that local people use to move around
Smell the flavor of coconut candies being made many yards away
Enjoy many types of tropical fruits and listen to the southern folk music
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07.45 - 08.15 AM: Morning pick up and travel by bus to My Tho.
Arrival at 09:30 AM, board a wooden motor boat to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, passing through natural creeks and quiet villages and watch rural people going to work. You will see an interesting fishermen’s port, stilt houses. One of the boat’s stops during this trip is at a large orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments.
Another boat stop is for the Tortoise Island, see interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around. From there, visit a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam.
After that, we’ll take you to a village where you can smell the flavor of coconut candies being made many yards away. This is a great chance to witness how village people make candy and handcrafted items from coconuts. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees.
Local lunch will be served at a local restaurant then heading to visit a seasonal fruits garden where you can enjoy many types of tropical fruits and listen to the folk music which is very popular with Southern people.
Transfer back to Saigon by shuttle bus, drop off at city center around 19.00.
Note: If your hotel is located on some streets such as Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham, Le Lai, Le Thanh Ton, Bui Thi Xuan, De Tham, Thu Khoa Huan, Nguyen An Ninh, Cong Quynh, Ly Tu Trong: We can offer free pickup at the hotel (we will reconfirm pickup possibility and pickup after the booking is made). Other places: come to the meeting point (28/13 Bui Vien) for pickup at 07.40AM.
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