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Tour route: Ho Chi Minh city – TP.My Tho – Ben Tre
Saigon Budget Car rental & Travel Company is honored to introduce to travellers our Mekong Delta 1 day tour (My Tho – Ben Tre) program, be organized daily departure with English – Vietnamese speaking language as well as new modern air conditioner bus.
07.45 am, our tour guide and driver pick you up on request at your hotel that locates in backpacker areas City center. Elsewhere please let us know in advance.
At 08.00am, leave Ho Chi Minh city. It takes one hour and thirty minutes driving to get to My Tho town. One the way, travellers will have chance to see these beautiful landscape along the road such as the green rice fields, the peaceful Vam Co Dong river and the busy Long An town. End route, Our bus will stop at Mekong rest stop where you can take a rest and see bonsai garden.
Arrive to My Tho town, visit Vinh Trang pagoda an oldest ancient one in Southern Vietnam. Known as the largest pagoda and the most special architecture in Mekong Delta. It’s architecture was influenced by Vietnamese culture and Khmer’s culture as well as European’s architecture.
After visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, our bus will take travellers to the pier boat for getting on a motorbike boat. Take a leisurely boat ride in Tien river to enjoy fresh air, to see the peaceful life of the local people, Passing the stilt house, the fishing floating farm, the four Islands (Dragon, Phoenix, Tortoise, Unicorn)
After passing Rach Mieu bridge, we disembark at Thoi Son Islet that locates on Phoenix Island. Take a leisurely walking on the village paths, visit local people’s home, orchard garden and enjoy seasonal fruits while listening to traditional Southern folk music.
Then visit honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon that is really good for health. Local people also have python farm for those tourist, who like adventure can take a photo with pythons.
Take a hand- rowed sampan through the creeks for sightseeing the natural water coconut trees a symbol in the Delta areas.
Return to the motorbike boat then cruising to Ben Tre province, visit coconut candy workshop to know how to make delicious candies by hand.
The highlight of the trip is take a sightseeing through the peaceful villages by horse cart.
Then cruising to Unicorn Island to visit crocodile farm and visit the remains of Coconut belief.
Having lunch in orchard garden. Do not forget to taste dried Ear Elephant fish that is one of the special dishes in Mekong Delta (on guest’s account)
After lunch, riding on bicycle through the village paths to enjoy the fresh air and observe the pastoral life.
Then take a short walking through the narrow village path to the bus
Return to Ho Chi Minh city around 5.00pm.
End of your Mekong Delta tour 1 day (My Tho – Ben Tre)
- A/c bus for pick up and transfer as per program.
- Escorted English speaking tour guide
- Mineral water on bus (1 bottle/ pax)
- Boat trip on Mekong Delta
- All entrance fees
- 1 lunch
- Travel insurance
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program.
- Hotel pick up & drop off