Our one day private cruise excursion starts from Ho Chi Minh with a drive to My Tho where we will board the boat at around 10.00AM. The tour will start with the visit of vibrant upper Mekong River. We will be proceed by the visit of some local home factories such as rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, and longans drying processing.

Tour Code: VTL 761
Duration: Day trip
Tour Type:
Starts / Ends: Ho Chi Minh / Ho Chi Minh
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Ho Chi Minh City

  • Full Itinerary
  • Price & Inclusion
  • Accommodation
  • Photos
  • Comments
We are met by a driver at the lobby of the hotel; then transfer to Mekong Delta. We meet our local tour guide at Mekong Rest stop and start cycling around the villages and Gao market. We can enjoy some local cakes and continue cycling along the village lanes to endless rice paddy fields in My Tho.
Visiting Rice Husking Mill, Rice Vermicelli making workshop, “hủ tiếu” workshop (noodle with seasoned and sauté beef)… specialties of My Tho.
Visiting Vinh Trang Pagoda, the biggest pagoda of Tien Giang province, which was built in 1989 with more than 60 valued Buddha statues.

Vinh Trang pagoda
Then we go back to My Tho boat pier and boating to coconut Ben Tre region for our lunch.
In the afternoon, we will visit traditional coconut candy workshop; then boat to Thoi Son Island to explore bee gardens where the farmers here keep bees for honey…
We also take sampan along the small channels with water coconut in two sides where you can see real Mekong Delta people. Before sailing back to My Tho, we enjoy fresh fruits while traditional music shows to be played by Southern farmers.
Our awaiting vehicle will transfer us back to Ho Chi Minh City. Trip ends at lobby of the hotel.

Travelers visiting coconut candy workshop in Ben Tre
About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s included?
English speaking guide/s (other languages up on request)
Private with air-condition transportation: car, van, bus
Boat trip in My Tho
Meals as state above
Good push Bikes (Trek bike or equivalent)
Traditional music show
Honey tea
2 bottle of water/person/day

What’s excluded?
Travel Insurance (compulsory)
Drinks & personal expenses
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Tips & gratuities
Others not mentioned