From Saigon City To The Mekong Delta 1

From Saigon City To The Mekong Delta

  • Trip Duration: 2 Days
  • Starting: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city), Vietnam
  • Finishing: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city), Vietnam
  • Trip Grading: Regular itinerary, moderate walking, boat trip
  • Destinations: Saigon – Mekong Delta

Description: In this trip you will enjoy a boat trip to explore the vast waterways and Mekong delta and modern Saigon – the largest city of Vietnam.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Saigon arrival

Arrive at Saigon airport, our guide and driver will pick up and transfer to hotel for check-in.

Meal: None

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 2: Saigon – My Tho boat trip – Saigon (L)

From Saigon City To The Mekong Delta 1

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The Mekong Delta or Cuu Long in Vietnamese, with it riche agricultural soil, is one of the nation’s rice baskets. The surrounding area is comprised of low lying rice paddies and the rivers are bordered by dense mangroves and palms.

The tributaries of Mekong River provide a comprehensive network of canals and channels. Travel by river is the best way to explore the region at a leisurely pace as it offers opportunities to experience the truly unique Mekong River lifestyle. Cruising on the roof of a boat as the sun sets over distant coconut trees is truly remarkable experience.

8:00 am Our guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby to depart to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province 72 km from Ho Chi Minh City. Guests will take time to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles.

Then take a boat trip round 4 beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix , and Tortoise. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. You will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life.

From Saigon City To The Mekong Delta 1

Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. Visit traditional house at Quoi An village (all make from coconut). See coconut collection set and how locals make handicrafts from trunk and shell, guests can see that they waste nothing, coconut even useful from wedding to funeral.

Enjoy seasonal fruit and listening to traditional music. Take horse cart on village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard, taste honey with tea or Mekong whisky. Take rowing-boat on water palm creek. Take boat to visit coconut candy factory. Enjoy a special lunch at local restaurant before coming back to Saigon.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon