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Small-Group Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat

Highlights
  • Mekong Delta speedboat and rowboat tour from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Includes a light breakfast and chef-prepared lunch featuring local cuisine
  • Learn about life and culture in the Mekong Delta
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Small-Group Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat
From US$ 112.00
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Small-Group Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat
From US$ 112.00
Overview
Explore the Mekong Delta on a speedboat tour from Ho Chi Minh City, following the Saigon River into a network of canals. Stop to visit villages, a Cao Dai temple, and more, including a chef-prepared lunch at a pagoda. Traveling by speedboat means you can visit the Mekong Delta directly from Ho Chi Minh City, trading a long bus trip for more time on the water.
What to Expect
Meet a guide at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel for transfer to the central pier, then enjoy a light breakfast as your speedboat sets out along the Saigon River.
Learn about the history and ecology of the Mekong Delta while navigating a network of canals and channels, and step off the boat at Tuong Van Pagoda for a walking tour. Return to the speedboat and continue downriver to a colorful market, then slip beneath a tropical canopy as you reach smaller and smaller tributaries.
Board a rowboat for a canal trip to a Mekong Delta village, with the option to taste fresh coconut, Mekong whiskey, and locally made wine. A traditional lunch will be served at a nearby pagoda before the tour continues to a Cao Dai temple and a Buddhist orphanage, the final stops of the day. Enjoy the afternoon light on the water during the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City, where a guide will transfer you to your hotel.
Reviews (166)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Mekong Delta

Had a great trip down the Mekong Delta. A nice group of people and a very knowledgable tour guide, Wing, thanks for all the information we received along the way.More

Thank trankin04
Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Les Rives Authentic River Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear trankin04, Thank you so much for sharing your nice experience and rating us an excellent review! We are really delighted to know that you loved the Mekong trip with us, especially your compliment for our tour guide- Quynh. We will definitely convey her to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
Interesting

Interesting experience. We visited rice fields and Tuong Van Pagoda and Cao Dai Temple. We walked around the local street market. At the end We visited a Buddhist orphanage were we the lunch. The lunch was horrible. Needs improvement. Only the soup was good. Can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KasiaChris
Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Les Rives Authentic River Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear KasiaChris, Thank you for your review. On behalf of Les Rives team I would like to thank you for traveling with us. We appreciate your feedback and feel sorry that you found the lunch was not good. As you may know our program is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Not real Mekong & not for independent travelers

The tour company is very professional, and the boats nice, but that doesn’t help when the tour is really of a dirty stinky canals in and around Saigon and NOT the Mekong Delta. I mention that it’s not for independent travelers because it’s not real...More

6  Thank AworldGoers
lesrivesvietnam, Guest Relations Manager at Les Rives Authentic River Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AworldGoers, On behalf of Les Rives team, I would like to thank you for your honest and supportive feedback for us. We are sorry to read that you were disappointed with your experience even though you thought that Les Rives staff is very professional...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Best way to experience the Mekong delta people and culture

I was initially sceptical about the tour after doing a tour by bus in September 2018. This trip was the best experience for me and my family. The tour guide “Wing” was very lovely and the people we met along the tour were very nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Trip714874
Reviewed 26 November 2018
Best tour of our SE Asia trip

First of all, I want to thank all Trip Advisor reviewers. It was through these reviews I found this tour, and it was as good, better, then as expected. If you ever question that anyone pays attention to what you write, well, people do. Thanks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Boochick
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No it doesn't. But it is fabulous tour.
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I’d bring toys or books :)
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Our tour got back to the launch area around 4.
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