Mekong Delta by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh City

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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.

Highlights

  • 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.

Itinerary

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.

Mekong Delta by speedboat

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.

Mekong Delta by speedboat

Mekong Delta by speedboat

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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  • Confirmation: You will receive a confirmation immediately after booking. You will receive a voucher by e-mail within 3 working hours. If you have not received your voucher, please check the Spam or notify us via email or chat.
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  • Itinerary: The itinerary is subject to change depending on the weather and other conditions.
  • 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.
  • Cancellation:View the cancellation conditions here.

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