In this tour you will visit the more off the beaten track destinations in the Mekong Delta, making it a more authentic experience. Explore a local island, go by rowing sampan through small canals en bike through the countryside.
The day starts with a pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (district 1). A comfortable minivan will bring you south to My Tho in Tien Giang province (around 90 km ~ 2 hours).
Arriving in the Mekong Delta you start exploring a small and uncovered island, located between two rivers. These two rivers, Dại River and Tieu River, have six months per year fresh water and the other six months salty water.
Because the island is hardly visited by tourist, this place feels very authentic and the villagers are happy to show you their way of life .You will see how they live off the land, how they grown Dragon Fruit, find out the uses of water coconut tree and try a fresh chilli (if you dare!).
Explore the smaller waterways in a sampan.
Make a bicycle ride through the countryside.
Your tour end back in Ho Chi Minh City at around 5:00 – 5:30 pm.