Enjoy our optional cruise and land tour to the Mekong Delta. Known as Vietnam's "rice basket.' The verdant landscapes of the Mekong Delta offer an enjoyable excursion away from the busy streets and bustle of Saigon.
Our tour starts with a drive out to the town of Ben Tre, situated in the heart of the Mekong Delta and being well-known as "the land of coconut". Upon arrival, we board a traditional boat for a short leisure trip on the river, enjoy the Delta's amazing scenery while being served some refreshing fruits on board. After that, we stop at several local workshops such as a brickwork, a broom-making place where people making brooms by hand, a coconut workshop to sample some coconut candies...
We continue with the boat trip until arriving in a tranquil village where we will take a short walking tour to experience the daily life of the villagers in the Mekong Delta area. We hop on the moto-cart for a short ride, passing by the green gardens, the fields or the vegetable plains. We stop at the local restaurant for our lunch, served with the local specialties. Taking our time for a short rest before heading to the meeting point point where the driver is ready to drive us back to Saigon.
Unlike most other Mekong cruises offered by our competitors, our comprehensive people-to-people program features both a cruise on the Mekong River and the visits around the less touristy areas for a complete insight about the real life of the locals - a genuine experience for an eye-opening journey.
Note: The program is subject to change due to the operation's condition and local authority.
Tour duration: 9-10hours
Minimum participants required to operate this tour: 4
Optional Tour's Inclusion: Transfer, escorted guide, boat trips, moto-cart ride, all entrance fees and a lunch