07:30 AM Picking up guests at hotels and departing for My Tho city by car 7 seat.
At My Tho, boarding the motorboat at a pier and cruising on the Mekong River. Here, overlooking floating houses where fishes are farmed beneath the house (viewing from the motorboat).
Continuing the journey on the river until reaching Cồn Thới Sơn (Unicorn Island), from here going to a performance site where Vietnamese traditional music (Đàn Ca Tài Tử – A folk art form from Southern Vietnam accredited by UNESCO in 2013 as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity) can be heard and seasonal tropical fruit can be tasted (included).
Afterward, being on a small hand-rowing boat (the main mean of transportation in My Tho & Ben Tre) and slowly cruising through a small creek with beautiful overhanging coconut trees.
Lives from both sides of the creek can be observed. Before heading to lunch, passing through bee-keeping farm and enjoying honey tea, a typical Mekong house can be viewed here. Then, it is lunch time after a short walk.
After lunch, boarding the motorboat and heading to learn coconut candies making process from a workshop. Sample of candies can be tasted.
03:00 PM: Returning back to bus and going back to Ho Chi Minh City.
05:00 PM: Arriving at Ho Chi Minh City and dropping off guests at hotel.
Mekong Delta tour – My Tho is far 86km away from Ho Chi Minh City and one of the attractive destinations not to be missed. The major economy of My Tho is from agriculture. Coconut trees occupy most of its land, thus it dominates the My Tho’s scenery.
There will be activities such as taking a boat ride on Tien River, overlooking the floating houses along the river, taking part in learning how to make the coconut candies as well as participating in rowing a small boat in a canal. Let’s explore Mekong Delta tour with Boss Tourist now.
Car 7 seats pick up (centrally located hotel), transfer & sightseeing as per program. ”
English, enthusiastic, experienced, attentive ”
3. VISITING SITES:
• Boat trips, tropical fruit platter and honey tea
• Traditional music performance and horse cart. ”
• LUNCH: Vietnamese specialty menu 200.000vnđ/pax”
5. WATER: 2 bottles 500ml/person
- All other services not mentioned in the above program
- All meals and beverages unspecified in the above program
- Personal expenses, travel insurance
- Tips for tour guide and driver (3usd/tour/day)
- Price is not applied for the festival & Tet season