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Life on the Mekong Delta Private Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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    What to Expect
    Your day trip starts with hotel pickup in Ho Chi Minh City for the 45-minute drive to the town of Can Duo, where you'll stop by a rural market to see locals selling their specialties. During your visit, you can purchase some fruit to enjoy later with lunch.

    Head next toward Tan Hoa, observing countryside farming activities like drying rice, planting cabbage, and watering hyacinth, which is used to craft baskets, and stop in the village of Tan Trung and see a temple of the Cao Dai, a Vietnamese religious movement that combines beliefs of other religions. When you arrive in Tan Hoa, you'll enjoy some local activities. Taste coconut or sugarcane juice at a garden, relax in a hammock, and go for a scooter ride with a local driver to see remote villages, lush fields, and duck and goat farms.

    Just after midday, continue your day trip to Tan Thanh Beach for a seafood lunch at a waterfront restaurant, and then make the 1-hour drive to My Tho, stopping on the way at Vinh Trang Temple. When you arrive at the pier in My Tho, hop on a motorboat for a cruise along the Mekong River to reach Ben Tre, where you'll visit coconut candy and handicraft workshops, take a horse-cart ride, and travel along a canal on a smaller boat to experience more of life on the river. Finally, walk along a village road to reach your tour vehicle in Ben Tre for the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, where your day trip ends with drop-off in the early evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ho Chi Minh City hotels
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Transfers by air-conditioned car/van
    • English-speaking tour guide
    • Lunch with Vietnamese cuisine
    • Bottle of water and cool cloth
    • Bike
    • Coconut water
    • Pick-up & drop off from most hotels possible in District 1 (If you are staying in another area, please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1 by 8:00AM)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Excellent tour with lots of interesting activities, delicious food samples and a wonderful tour guide. Bunny was friendly and informative - highly recommend this tour with her!
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    The tour started off about ten minutes from our hotel in district one. It’s in a very convenient location next to Ben Thanh market. I had Long as my tour guide. He is really informative and helpful. I would 100% go on another tour with Long
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    Hoàng Phong (Steven) one of the funniest and entertaining Tour guides. Enjoyed the tour and his humor and jokes. The information he shared about the tour was very good and it was a pleasent and entertaining day. I highly recommend him as your tour guide.
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    We very much enjoyed our day trip to the Mekong Delta. Our tour guide Nhi was FANTASTIC! She was enthusiastic and informative. The tour was well organised and transportation was on time with no issues. We spent time at a nearby pagoda and on Unicorn Island learning about local
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    What a great experience, Tom our guide, who spoke wonderful English, was very good company and made the day enjoyable. I felt informed as Tom pointed out many attractions and points of interest for us. Tom also remembered our names during the day, something I still can’t do.
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