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Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

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icon9 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English


Experience the best of the Mekong Delta on a day trip from Ho Chi Minh City, and explore the distinctive delta landscape by motorized river boat, row boat, and horse cart. You’ll visit a traditional temple, canal island, and local home along the way, then stop in a restaurant for a delta-style lunch. Your tour includes all transport, activities, entrance fees, lunch, and snacks, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off in central Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Full-day Mekong Delta tour from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Explore by motor boat, row boat, and horse cart
  • Enjoy a delta-style lunch at a local restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ho Chi Minh City
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Transfer by Air-conditioned bus
Motor Boat Trip
Small Rowing Boat Trip
Lunch of Vietnamese cuisine (Vegan food available)
Experienced English speaking Tour Guide
Pick up & Drop off at centrally located hotels in District 1 (selected hotels only)
Personal expenses
Tip (optional)

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8:00 AM
Please note that, if you are not staying in central of District 1. Please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, District 1 by 8:00AM
Start the day with morning pickup at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel. Board a bus for the scenic drive to My Tho, with a stop at Ben Luc to visit a distinctive Vinh Trang temple.

Upon arrival in My Tho, transfer into a motor boat for a cruise along the Mekong River, passing fish cages and floating houses along the way, and enjoying views of classic Mekong Delta landscapes. Stop at a small island in the river to visit a family home, listen to traditional Vietnamese music, and taste fresh fruits, honey tea, and honey wine. To continue into the smaller canals that branch off the main waterway, board a rowing boat that’s maneuverable and perfect for ducking under foot bridges and overhanging plants. Come to shore for a horse-cart ride along village roads, then stop at a restaurant for a set lunch of Vietnamese food.

After lunch, return to the larger boat for the cruise back to My Tho, where you’ll meet the bus for the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City. This tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
Stop At:  
Vinh Trang Temple
At 8:00AM, At 8:00AM. We depart from your Ho Chi Minh City. During the 1.5 car ride, we will pass through by green rice fields before arriving at the beautiful rural My Tho. The first stop is Vinh Trang pagoda. It is the biggest pagoda in the Mekong Delta region. You will be guided to explore the most beautiful temple in the region. block filled with fruit trees in the village of My Hoa in the town of My Phong, on the banks of the Bao Dinh canal. In the main hall of the temple, there are multiple statues of various Buddhas including Amitabha Buddha, Gautama Buddha, various arahants and bodhisattvas.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
My Tho
Your trip continues from here by motorized boat on the Tien River to the Qui, the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. Walk into the village, where you can visit a local fruit garden and enjoy the tropical fruit while listening to Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by islanders. Here you can join daily activities of the local people and take in the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside. Visit the bee house. Lunch will be served at orchard garden.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ben Tre
The boat cruises to Ben Tre province known as "The Land of Coconut. Here you'll visit the coconut candy-making shop. Next, enjoy a rowing boat trip on the small canal, fully covered by water coconut palms on both side. After that, you will have time to relax on a hammock or bike around the village. At 3:30PM, head back to Ho Chi Minh city, arrive at around 5:30PM.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Viet Nam Adventure Tours JSC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch?
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  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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Quick tour of Mekong river
, May 2022
The tour was very nice and contained everything one can hope for in a day tour. The guide was extraordinary in his friendliness and service manor. Ben was our guide and I would say that he was the one who made the tour a 5 star. David
Betty was so friendly and...
, May 2022
Betty was so friendly and lovely, and the tour was well planned. We especially enjoyed the boat ride. Thanks for the great time!
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You need to try this!!
, May 2022
This is the best tour I have ever tried - mainly because of the amazing guide Ele. He was super friendly, had great English and told us a lot about Vietnam. Expect a lot of boat rides, visiting a coconut factory, opportunity to hold a snake, lunch and a rowing boat ride which is picturesque. Bus is comfortable and everything was punctual. Our best day in Vietnam so far!
Definitely recommend
, May 2022
Kevin was a fantastic tour guide. Very good English and very knowledgeable. For what you get on the tour, the price was nice unbelievable. Never a full moment. Took away some great memories and awesome photos.
Awesome adventure
, May 2022
Very well organized tour! Our guide, Duc, was really knowledgeable and entertaining. He shared his own life experiences with us and was a pleasure to be around. The group size was just nice at 13 people, with ample space on the boat. It was a really nice change of environment outside of the bustle of Saigon. We were also provided with water and coconut juice at several intervals. Would highly recommend this tour and company!
Nice day trip from Saigon! Good value for price . Kevin ✌🏼
, May 2022
Good value for money. Interesting ride with little boats 🛶 . Tried the river coconut 🥥 water and the coconut candy 🍭.
One of the best tours...
, May 2022
One of the best tours I’ve been on, so much interesting stuff was included and our tour guide Kevin was great! 10/10 and would happily do it again!
A Saigon Must!
, May 2022
Our tour guide Vu was pleasant throughout the trip from start to finish. The tour included many snacks to keep us happy and a wonderful lunch. Truly a great value for the price.
Worth it!!
, May 2022
It was wonderful one day trip. Our guide Betty was super cute and professional. She really made our tour perfect. Enjoyed every part of it. Best trip u could ask for 29$. Thank you
Well organized
, May 2022
Really well organized tour. Every time we stopped with the boat they offered us to try some food: fruit snacks, tea with honey, coconut candy and lunch. In several occasions we changed from the big boat to the rowing boats, one of the highlight of the tour. We also had the opportunity to hold a snake !

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