Lying on Tien river banks, My Tho town attracts tourist by these picturesque landscape of the floating houses, fishing farms, Rach Mieu brigde and the fours island (Dragon, Phoenix, Tortoise, Unicorn). A day trip to My Tho and Ben Tre assuredly give you many new experience of the Mekong Delta region.
Ho Chi Minh city –My Tho city – Ben Tre province a kingdom of coconut trees
At 07.30am, meeting our tour guide at your hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh city. It takes one hour and thirty minutes driving to get to My Tho town. One the way, travelers will have chance to see these beautiful landscape along the road such as the green rice fields, the peaceful Vam Co Dong river and the busy Long An town.
Arrive to My Tho town, visit Vinh Trang pagoda an oldest ancient one in Southern Vietnam. Known as the largest pagoda and the most special architecture in Mekong Delta. It’s architecture was influenced by Vietnamese culture and Khmer’s culture as well as European’s architecture
Then transfer to the pier boat for getting on a motorized boat. Take a leisurely boat ride in Tien river to enjoy fresh air, to see the peaceful life of the local people, Passing the stilt house, the fishing floating farm, the four Islands (Dragon, Phoenix, Tortoise, Unicorn)
After passing Rach Mieu bridge, we disembark at Thoi Son Islet that locates on Phoenix Island. Take a leisurely walking on the village paths, visit local people’s home, orchard garden and enjoy seasonal fruits while listening to traditional Southern folk music.
Then visit honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon that is really good for health. Local people also have python farm for those tourist, who like adventure can take a photo with pythons.
Take a hand- rowed sampan through the creeks for sightseeing the natural water coconut trees a symbol in the Delta areas.
Return to the motorized boat then cruising to Ben Tre province, visit coconut candy workshop to know how to make delicious candies by hand.
Having lunch at Riverside restaurant
After lunch, cruising to Unicorn Island to visit crocodile farm and visit the remains of Coconut belief.
Then take a short walking through the narrow village path to the car
Return to Ho Chi Minh city around 5.00pm.
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Price is in USD per person
|Group tour||Private tour|
|1 person||2 people||3 – 4 people||5 – 6 people||7 – 8 people||9 – 11 people|
What is included in the tour price:
- Air conditioned transport for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
- English speaking tour guide for sightseeing
- Boat trip and sampan in Mekong Delta
- All entrance fees
- Lunch with local cuisine at restaurant
- Mineral water on bus (1 bottle/person/day)
What is excluded in the tour price:
- Travel insurance
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program.
- Private tour is always available on request. We highly recommend you do private tour for more privacy as well as more convenience.