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Upper Mekong River Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights
  • Experience the Mekong Delta by boat in a day from Ho Chi Minh
  • Suits time-pressed visitors who want to see the delta without multi-day trip
  • Visit a coconut workshop, village, and islands, and cruise canals by rowboat
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Upper Mekong River Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City
From US$25.00
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Upper Mekong River Day Trip from Ho Chi Minh City
From US$25.00
Overview
Roaming the Mekong Delta by boat is popular with visitors to Ho Chi Minh, but you don’t necessarily need a multi-day tour to discover this rural region. This great-value tour reveals the delta’s scenery and lifestyles in a day: with riverboat and canal rowboat rides, visits to workshops, villages, and a temple, and an orchard lunch; all with a guide for lowdown on the sights and return transfers included.
What to Expect
Leave your Ho Chi Minh hotel by air-conditioned coach bound for the Mekong Delta, the farming heartland of south Vietnam.

After about two hours, arrive and head for Ben Tre, a maze of lush islands and riverside hamlets. Visit a village for insight into local life and culture, and sample home-grown tropical fruits and honey tea, made in the villagers' beehives.

Listen to traditional south Vietnamese music and then ride a hand-rowed sampan along tranquil canals to soak in the scenery and peace. Visit a workshop to see how coconut candy is made and sample some of the sweets. Then, sail to an orchard restaurant for a local lunch before taking another boat to the bustling port of My Tho.

Step ashore here to visit the ornate Vinh Trang Pagoda before your return road trip to Ho Chi Minh where a hotel drop-off ends your tour.
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1 - 5 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Yen guide for Vietnam tour

The tour was fun and amazing.Yen, the tour guide is very accomodating and spaeaks good english.It was worth the money.Try it yourself.

1  Thank Vilma C
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vilma C, Thank you so much for rating our tour guide at the highest level. It truly means to him as well as our whole team a lot. Love to travel more with you. Nice day. Best, TNK Travel team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Upper Mekong River Delta

Have a wonderful and fruitful day tour... Enjoy the companion of our tour guide Mr Dong and the rest of the tourists from different parts of the world. Drift through the windy and cozy river course on the sampan boat to visit the bee breeding...More

Thank Chew F
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chew F, Glad to receive your brilliant review sharing that you absolutely enjoyed the service during the Mekong Delta day trip with our travel service arrangement. It helps lift up our spirit a lot. Thanks for joining TNK. Goodbye. See you again. Have a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
River Day Trip

UT is a responsible tour guide with a sense of humour. Thanks for his service! The food provided was delicious! Must try the elephant ear fish !

Thank 277chana
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 277chana, Thanks for kindly highlighting the feature of meal that have been already included in our Mekong Delta tour program. Your recommendation here really means to us. Hope to catch your higher favor next time you return to Viet Nam. Best, TNK Travel team

Reviewed 14 May 2018
This trip was a highlight (among many highlights)

We loved this trip, there was a lot of driving but also visits to many interesting places. One specializing in coconut products (candy and wine among them). Another was rice processing, making pancakes, and noodles, and more wine.

Thank Lawrence T
Reviewed 27 April 2018
tranquil informed special

a well managed trip tranquil and caring at every step - lovely food and hospitality - family setting -

2  Thank gwisker
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Brian R
11 April 2018|
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Hi Brian, Nothing in particular, but because of a Pagode you’ll visit I’d say not to much nude.. :) Enjoy!
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