Have a slice of the island life on the One Day Mekong Delta Tour by Sampan. Leave the city lights behind and enter a laid-back paradise in the Vietnamese countryside. The Mekong Delta tour will take you to the lovely city of My Tho, from where you’ll glide along the Mekong River towards four beautiful islands. It’s impossible to resist the charms of the Mekong Delta while exploring the canals in a sampan, making this a must-do item on every intrepid traveller’s list!
DepartureHo Chi Minh City
DurationApproximately 10 hours
Meeting point220 De Tham Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh
Glide along the Mekong Delta in a sampan
Taste juicy fruit at the Unicorn Island orchard
Sample fresh honey at a honey-bee farm
Cycle through Tan Thach village
Take in the stunning views of the Vietnamese countryside
As the city lights fade in the distance as you traverse the Vietnamese countryside, you'll make your way to My Tho, located along the banks of the Mekong River, where a world of experiences awaits. Hop in a sampan and enjoy the journey as you see four incredible islands that are connected by the Mekong river.
The first island you're going to see on the Mekong Delta tour is Unicorn Island. Here, you'll visit a fruit plantation and learn about the local agriculture. You're invited to try the fruit yourself. Bite into the juicy bounty of the orchards and enjoy the sweet life.
Prepare to be wowed by some breathtaking scenery and an up-close look at life along the Mekong Delta as you are rowed in a wooden sampan boat all along the Thoi Son canal. You'll make stops along the way at a honey-bee farm and a coconut-candy workshop. Indulge your sweet tooth and enjoy a tasty treat while taking in the stunning country landscapes.
The honey farm and candy workshop may tempt you to fill up but make sure to save room for the tasty local lunch. Feel the pleasant breeze and sate your appetite before moving on to the next adventure of the day.
Throughout the afternoon you’ll make your way to the charismatic little village of Tan Thach, which can be explored from the back of a bicycle if you’re in the mood for some adventure. Or, simply chill out in a hammock and bask in the relaxed atmosphere of the Vietnamese countryside.
Get to know the people, enjoy the views, and see what local life is like along the Mekong Delta.
08:00Leave Ho Chi Minh for My Tho
Cruise down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise Islands
Sampan ride through Thoi Son Canal
Lunch at a local restaurant
17:30Ride a bicycle around Tan Thach Village to meet local life at Mekong Delta
17:30Return to Ho Chi Minh - End of tour
Customers to meet the tour guide at 220 De Tham Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh. This location is easy to access by taxis and motorcycle taxis. Please ensure that you are at the location on time.
The cycling in Tan Thach Village takes around 30 to 45 minutes. Gentle cycling; however, it requires your full attention.
Please consider wearing a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses as protection against direct sunlight.
The itinerary may be subject to change due to weather and local conditions, without notice in advance.
Maximum occupancy in this joint tour is approximately 45 guests.
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