Life On The Mekong Delta Private Tour From Ho Chi Minh City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    07:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The untouched island is visited by very few tourists. The villagers offer a friendly smile before taking you in to their homes for lunch. They are immensely proud of their villages and way of live. Let's go and discover this hidden gem with us!

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
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    Start your day with an 8:00 AM pick-up from your centrally located hotel in Ho chi minh city and head to the Long An Province in the Mekong Delta Region.

    After a 1.5-hour car ride, youll arrive at your first destination: a local monument that displays objects from the war period of the Mekong Delta Region. Here, youll learn more about the history of Vietnam. Then, visit the Orchid Farm of a local family see literally hundreds of types of orchids from various countries and learn how the plants grow to adapt to the environment they are in.
     
    At 11:15 AM, start the highlight of your trip: a bike ride along the countryside road lined with aceca palm trees, dragon fruit farms and endless rice fields. You may see children cycling to school and farmers harvesting rice and okra. Cycle along for about an hour before arriving at a local market, where your guide will help you buy fresh fruit from the street vendors if you wish. Enjoy fresh coconut water to refill your tank!
     
    At 12:30 PM, visit Cao dai temple a cant-miss experience during the prayer session. Then, bike to a local restaurant for lunch, where youll enjoy a set menu of Vietnamese cuisine (halal and vegetarian food is available!).

    After lunch, take a rest and then come visit a primary school, where you can observe how the children study and then play with them during break time. Depending on time, head off to a local mattress workshop to see mattresses being made of reeds.

    At 3:00 PM, youll start heading back to Ho chi minh city for a 4:30 PM arrival.

    Inclusions

    Transfers by air-conditioned car/van

    English-speaking tour guide

    Lunch with Vietnamese cuisine

    Bottle of water and cool cloth

    Bike

    Coconut water

    Pick-up & drop off from most hotels possible in District 1 (If you are staying in another area, please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1 by 8:00AM)

    Exclusions

    Gratuities

    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    Children must be accompanied by an adult

    Not wheelchair accessible

    Near public transportation

    Infants must sit on laps

    Not recommended for pregnant travelers

    Most travelers can participate

    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    Face masks required for travelers in public areas

    Traveler Reviews

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    • 25-Sep-2022

      We chose the private tour from Ho Chi Minh City with pick up service form the hotel. The van was super comfy & nice. Our tour guide Bao is very informative and helpful with all the history & background story in the Mekong Delta. We visited different islands in the Mekong Delta. During the whole trip, on top of the scenery we always got the chance to taste the local food. Bao also showed us the process of making coconut candy, and we have the luck to try different flavors for coconut candy. We also had the opportunity to try the local honey tea, which is very tasty and flavorful. The lunch is also very tasty and abundant. We tried the spring roll with elephant ear fish and fresh off board scampi. Sometimes we will pass by the vendors, but all purchase is all optional, and the guide or vendor will never force you to buy anything. In general the trip is very nice and chilled. Highly recommend to people who wants to have a peek and relaxing experience to Mekong Delta.

    • 23-Sep-2022

      Fist time join the trips.Really appreciate we go very friendly and responsible tour guides Mr bao.He do it very well. We really enjoy this day trips.I will come back agian

    • 12-Sep-2022

      It was a one day private tour from our hotel in district 1. Jayden who was our guide for the day had arrived ahead of time and we found him waiting patiently in the lobby when we went downstairs. He was extremely pleasant, friendly and very informative. We learnt a lot about the local culture, history and everything else from him throughout our trip. Everything was well planned and well arranged including a great Vietnamese lunch - even our diet restrictions were accomodated. Overall a wonderful day. We're lucky to have found a good friend here in Vietnam. Thank you Jayden!! Would definitely want more tours with this company and with him as our tour guide in the future! Highly recommended!

    • 12-Sep-2022

      We had a day long lovely trip to Mekong delta with our young guide, Jayden, who was very informative about both the Vietnamese and the Chinese religions, languages and their way of life. We are very much pleased and happy with this trip. The pickup was prompt as scheduled and the experience of tasting local food, Sampa ride and the trail through the fruit farm was superb! Our entire tour was very smooth. Definitely would do more trips with them, all thanks to the excellent tour guide Jayden. Definitely recommend this tour!

    • 10-Aug-2022

      We had Bao as our guide! Could’t ask for a beter and funnier guy. I really enjoyed the visit to the locals and our guide explaining everything with sometimes a personal story. Thank you Bao!!!

    • 10-Aug-2022

      Hele leuke uitstap, zalig op het water. Bao was een super toffe en aangename gids. Hij kent zijn vak . De kokossnoepjes waren heerlijk. Zeker een uitstap om met kinderen te doen. Zeker als je een echte boa slang kan vasthouden .

    • 01-Aug-2022

      Duc fue nuestro guía y fue todo increíble! Es muy majo y te explica todo desde el momento cero. Tiene un inglés muy bueno!

    • 05-Jul-2022

      Duc is amazing tourguide . we had a great day with him. He is very funny and knowledgeable . I would recommand for the tour

    • 23-Jun-2022

      Our tour guide Alex was amazing! Filled with knowledge and dad jokes - what a legend! We were picked up straight from our hotel, the limo van was very comfy and air conditioned, the candy at coconut island is delicious - definitely worth the try! Not so sure about the snake wine :) Alex went above and beyond to help us out, one mention that I’m a big avocado fan, and he had arranged for an avocado smoothie to be delivered to us at the end of our trip! So kind & would highly recommend Alex for any tour!

    • 14-Jun-2022

      The visit of the islands with our guide Van Nguyen. She was very pleasant, smiling and in good mood. A nice person! Her explanations were always useful and documented. I have learnt a lot from this tour. Thank you Van.

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