Mekong Delta by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh City
What to expect
Go by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. Enjoy some typical Southern Vietnamese’s activities such as: traditional music, cycling on village roads, rowing a boat through the canals of the delta, savouring honey tea, Mekong vodka as well as a gourmet lunch on Ben Tre island.
- Speedboat is the best way to go to the Mekong Delta and skip the traffic
- Discover the smaller canals of the delta by rowing sampan.
- Learn more about local life by walking and biking through villages and orchards.
07:30 am: The Mekong Delta speedboat tour starts with a pick up at your hotel and being transferred to Tan Cang pier.
08:00 am: Depart by luxury speedboat to Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. On the boat you can enjoy a light breakfast of The Pat’ a Chou cake with water, while enjoying the fresh air and see the daily life of locals living along the river banks.
08:45 am: Arriving in Ben Tre in the (real) Mekong Delta Area.
- Try some typical fruits from the region and and keep cruising through Ben Tre province.
- Experience the peaceful atmosphere on the water water by rowing a sampan boat to explore the small canals with a conical hat to protect you from the weather.
- Taste special snake/ scorpion wine (optional).
- Learn more about the local plantations and their “friendly” bees.
- Enjoy a cup of honey tea from local family recipe.
- Listen to the Southern traditional folk music was handed down for over 100 years (listed by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage of the world – Don Ca Tai Tu).
- Get on the Vietnamese Lambro tuk-tuk (vehicle using for schools and works), and ride in the winding village road to see the local houses & gardens.
- Visit a small family business of coconut candies.
01:00 pm: Cruise to Diem Phuong restaurant and enjoy a Vietnamese traditional lunch with 7 courses: Elephant-Ear fish (one very special dish in Mekong Delta), rice-paper served with fish sauce and other dishes.
02:00 pm: Finish lunch and head to Saigon.
04:00 pm: Arrive back in Ho Chi Minh City to be dropped off at your hotel.
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- Pick-up:Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to departure. Please be patient on shared / group tours in case of unforeseen delays along the pick-up route.
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