Discover the vast network of canals and channels that comprise the Mekong Delta. Travel by minivan from Ho Chi Minh City to the market town of My Tho where you’ll board a traditional sampan for a 3-hour ride. Get a glimpse of the distinct agricultural life of the vibrant southern Delta region while you float past verdant fields. Stop at a village to taste local specialties, hear Vietnamese folk music and savor a delicious meal.
Get picked up at your hotel from 8am to 8:30am and transferred by air-conditioned mini-van to My Tho which is about 70 km away from Saigon (about a 1.5-hour card ride). On the way, go through rice paddies and small villages.
Listen to traditional music – “Đờn ca tài tử”
Upon arrival in My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, one of the most famous landmarks in the region. Then, enjoy an approximately 3-hour boat trip and rowing sampan in small canals and visit an island where you will have a short walk in a village. Witness a step-by step process on how to make coconut candy and try some yourself.
Taste honeybee tea and tropical fruit while listening to traditional southern Vietnamese music called “don ca tai tu” which combines court music and folk music.
Lunch is served at a riverside restaurant with savory specialties like fried elephant-ear fish, spring rolls, grilled chicken and vegetable soup.
End of Tours
After lunch, your day trip ends with a boat ride to My Tho and a drive back to Saigon.