Departure: 8:00 am - pick up at your hotel in District 1. A smooth 1.5 hour bus ride driving past scenic rice fields along the QL1 (National Highway 1) which leads visitors through the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. During the bus ride, the tour guide will provide important information about the Mekong Delta. After the bus ride, the tour will continue on a motorboat ride to enter My Tho city through the Bao Dinh Natural Canal.
Here you can experience the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the atmosphere of the Mekong River. Visitors will then take a cruise on the Tien River to Qui (Tortoise Island). Along the way, visitors will be able to see the fishing port, stilt houses, boat building workshops, in addition to the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn islands. After that, visitors will embark on a gorgeous boat ride along the small canal to take photos of this unforgettable trip.
11.30AM: The set menu lunch will be served at a local restaurant with Asian food.
Visitors can walk around the village and visit the fruit garden to indulge in delicious tropical fruits while listening to traditional Vietnamese music. Then the tour will continue on to Ben Tre province, “the country of coconut", to view and learn about a typical agriculture model called "Garden - Pond - Cage" and to enjoy a relaxing cup of honey tea. Visitors will then go to a coconut candy workshop where the tour guide will explain how to make coconut candy by hand in a traditional way. The final stop will include a boat trip to My Tho along the Tan Thach Natural Canal which is fully surrounded by water coconuts.
17:30: Head home to Ho Chi Minh city by bus.
Great tour, no tourist traps.