overview

Cruising along the Saigon River into the Mekong Delta area by our Vip & luxury speedboat. On the way, you will enjoy the fresh air and understand the daily life of local citizens living along the river banks. We will visit the local market for a rest stop and you will discover local daily life, and try some typical fruits. Keep cruising to the Mekong Delta area and you will enjoy some typical Southern Vietnamese’s activities such as: traditional music, cycling on village roads, rowing a boat, savouring honey tea, riding on Vietnam Lambro Tuk Tuk, and visiting a coconut candy factory. A lunch with Vietnamese traditional style will be amazing to you, especially fried elephant ear fish at Riverside restaurant.

itinerary

07:00 Pick-up at the customers’ hotel and transfer to the pier by comfortable minivan.

07:30 Depart to the Mekong Delta area (Ben Tre province) by luxury speedboat. When on board, enjoy a light breakfast of Sugar Town cake with mineral water, enjoy the fresh air and understand the daily life of local citizens living along the river banks.

08:15 Visit the local market in Long An province.

You will Walk inside the local market and discover the local daily life.The special part is you can try some of the typical fruits..And we are sure you might find something you haven’t seen before! Great time for photo shots.

09:00 Keep cruising to Ben Tre province (Real Mekong Delta Area).

10:30 Arrive to Mekong Delta Area (Ben Tre province)

  • Experience the peaceful atmosphere of the water region by rowing a small boat through small canals with the conical hat.
  • Taste special wines of Snake/ Scorpion (optional).
  • Hearing the story about the local plantations and their “friendly” bees.
  • Enjoy a cup of honey tea from a local family recipe.
  • Listen to the Southern traditional folk music that 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 used 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, hearing how they use every ounce of coconut for their life.

12:30 Cruise to restaurant and enjoy your Vietnamese traditional lunch with delicious 7-courses: Elephant-Ear fish (one very special dish in Mekong Delta), rice-paper served with fish sauce and other dishes.

01:30 Finish lunch and head to Saigon.

03:30 Arrive back to Saigon to be dropped off at your place of stay.

inclusions/ exclusions

TOUR INCLUDED

  • Insurance on boat & life jacket
  • English-speaking guide
  • Mineral water and wet towels
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in district 1
  • Sugar Town cake & seasonal fruits at local market
  • Vietnamese traditional set lunch at Vietnamese restaurant

TOUR EXCLUDED

  • Personal Expense
  • Services are not mentioned
  • Non-English speaking guide
  • Tipping & gratuities

GALLERY

Visitors on the Authentic Mekong Delta Tour

Visit the canals in Mekong River Delta

Visitors on Speedboat

Visitors on speed boat