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My Tho - Ben Tre - The Upper Mekong River full day trip

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US$ 40.00
2 travellers
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    Mekong River
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    My Tho Ben Tre The Upper Mekong River (full day trip) A smooth one-and-half-hour bus ride through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 brings you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant, then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals. Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at hotel in District 1,Ho Chi Minh City
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pick up & Drop off,Food for Lunch,guide,entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Mekong River
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Cai Rang Floating Market
1,675 reviews
Bucharest, Romania
This a genuine uniqie example of how a wholesale fruit and vegetables market can work on water. An interesting
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Perfect experiences
We took the trip with Ven who picked up us at 6.30 am from my hotel to floating market, noodle factory and local
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Orange County, California
the actual market was Meh
Lovely relaxing boat ride down the river from Can Tho. Many other boats too, but was relaxing and beautiful to
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Garry A
Bangkok, Thailand
terrible journey back to hcm
i visited can tho to see the floating market , i had a nice time in can visiting the floating market , traveled
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Glossop, United Kingdom
'Deluxe' tour with thuy nga mekong (thuyngamekong)
Booked this thru the hotel 199 receptionist' 'sister' for private tour with english speaking guide (vnd 1150k).
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Just 6 stars
we are really like to see how local merchants trading fruits at middle of river with huge amount of fruits and
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Montrouge, France
A must-see
Visiting this floating market is definitely a must-see in the Mekong area. We enjoyed observing the morning
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London, United Kingdom
Fascinating to see this way of life.
It's worth taking a tour with someone who speaks your language. They can explain to you how things operate and
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Floating market tour
Like the experience but there is so much trash floating on the water and especially on land. Kind of disappointed
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Katja W
Trosa, Sweden
Cai Rang Floating market long gone - only tourists left
We went to Can Tho only for the floating market. We were so disappointed. The river is full of rubbish, floating
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South Perth, Australia
Good, but do a longer tour
After reading some harsh negative reviews on TripAdvisor, I was apprehensive about visiting these markets. While
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Jennifer L
Picturesque view of the river and local life
Enjoyed our trip to see this market (unless you really enjoy long boat rides, you can probably skip the smaller,
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We had the best time with Zen
Following many previous recommendation, We booked the trip with Zen who took us to floating market at around 6.30
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Brisbane, Australia
Well worth the experience
An early 5am start from our homestay was worth it. Amazing to see the markets, how they work and the hive of
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Much over our expectation
The floating market are really great and really authentic with alot of boats, cafe and restaurant serving for
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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