Route: My Tho - Ben Tre
Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta: Mekong Delta is also known as Vietnam's 'rice basket’-- a fertile area spreading nearly 50,000 sq km. Here the mighty Mekong river ends by splitting itself into nine major tributaries. The Vietnamese name these nine tributaries “Nine Dragons.” Here’s our schedule that is designed to help you experience local daily activities along the Mekong.
Start: 07:45 - 08:00
AM: Pick up at meeting point or your hotel, travel by shuttle bus to My Tho – 9:30 AM, board a wooden motor boat to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through natural creeks and quiet villages and watch rural people going to work. You will see an interesting fishermen's port,stilt houses. One of the boat’s stops during this trip is at a large orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments. Another boat stop is for the Turtle Island 1 hr from the previous one. Here, on a small row boat, you’ll see interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around. From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam.
After that we’ll take you to a village where you can smell the flavor of coconut candies being made many yards away. This is a great chance to witness how village people make candy and handcrafted items from coconuts. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees. As your journey ends, you will have two transportation options as following:
Air-con tourist bus & 01 water bottle/person, boat trip
English speaking tour guide,
Entrance fees and 01 Aquafina water bottle/pax.
01 Lunch (standard option is with light lunch, Superior, Superior 1 and Deluxe option is with good lunch)
Fresh Fruit, Honey Tea
Pick up and drop off at hotels located at: Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham, Le Thanh Ton, Ly Tu Trong, Dong Khoi, Nguyen Hue, Truong Dinh, Bui Thi Xuan, Thai Van Lung, Thi Sach (if you booked option: Superior 2 and Deluxe). Plz take note that: For the centrally located hotels in Dist 1 where we can not pick up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please contact the local supplier for support. In more detail, we are not allowed to pick up at Nguyễn Trãi Street, Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Street
Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city
Drinking, other Foods, Travel Insurance
Tips and Personal Expense.What not mentioned clearly above
Free of charge for infant (below 3 year old) , other expense pay by parents
50% rate of adult for children from 3-7 year old
75% rate of adult for children from 8- under 10 year old
100% adult ticket for children over 10 year old
Two adults bring 2 children, The 2nd child will be charged 100% adult ticket
Meeting point at 220 De Tham around 7:45am if you book Option: Standard or Superior 1
Plz thank note that: For the centrally located hotels in Dist 1 where we can not pick up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please contact the local supplier for support. In more detail, we are not allowed to pick up at Nguyễn Trãi Street, Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Street
Group tour: from 20-40 people. Small group tour (Deluxe option): form 2-15 people
If you decide to make reservation 24 hours before travel date, please inquiry to check availability first
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date
Surcharge $5/pax for Lunar New Year from 3rd Feb 2019 to 8th Feb 2019, Eve New year from 28th Dec 2018 to 3rd Jan 2019, Sep 2nd 2019, Apr 30 2019, May 1st 2019. Which will be collected by tour guide on travel date, plz pay in CASH