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Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta by Speedboat 1-day

1-12 people

1 day

From $ 106

Slip away from downtown Saigon via narrow canals

Visit a farmhouse to sample coconuts and Mekong whisky

Your trip with us

Mekong Delta by Speedboat 1-day

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Experience the beauty and culture of Vietnam with our Mekong Delta tour by speedboat.
  • Within 15 minutes, the banks of the river change from city sprawl to lush jungle.
  • Cao Dai temple, a Buddhist pagoda, and a river market.
  • Traditional lunch at a local house

 

 

DETAILED ITINERARY:

 

8:00 am – Your Mekong Delta Tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and bring
you by car to your boat at Bach Dang pier.

 

8:15 am – The boat departs and you slip away from downtown Saigon via narrow canals
and enter the verdant green tributaries of the Mekong Delta. A light breakfast of
sandwiches or pastries, fresh tropical fruits and Vietnamese iced coffee (Ca phe sua da) is
served, as your guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life.

 

8:45 am – Enjoy a brief stop at the ornate, overwater Tuong Van Pagoda, while your
Mekong Delta Tour guide explains the importance Buddhism to many people of the Delta.

 

9:30 am – Visit a bustling, colorful riverside market full of local curiosities, tropical fruits
and all manner of fish and shellfish. Great photo opportunities!

 

10:30 am – Reach the idyllic watery expanses of the Mekong Delta itself, known as the Delta
of Nine Dragons of the 9 tributaries that splinter from the main Mekong River.

 

10:45 am – Turn off the delta into small, winding canals of the Thu Thua area, shaded by a
canopy of foliage as you drift along lazily.

 

12:00 pm – You will enjoy a rowboat trip along small canals of the Delta surrounded by thousands of
coconut palms, you will visit a quaint Mekong village, and then a traditional farmhouse
where you’ll sample coconuts and Mekong whisky.
You’ll walk along the banks of the river to a traditional rural Vietnamese house where 3
generations live.

 

 

12:30 pm – Enjoy a traditional Mekong Delta lunch at a local family’s house. After lunch, you
will visit an orphanage run by Buddhist monks.

 

 

1:30 pm – Visit a colorful  Cao Dai Temple , one of the highlights of our Mekong Delta Tour.

 

2:15 pm – Return to the speedboat and depart for Ho Chi Minh City.

 

4:00 pm – Arrive back in Saigon. Les Rives’ staff will return you to your hotel by car.

 

 

Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and
can vary slightly.

 

Dress code: Proper wear is strongly recommended when visiting Cao Dai Temple and
pagodas.

 

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INCLUDED

  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Unlimited refreshments and local fruits
  • English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Pickup and drop off at centrally located hotels

EXCLUDED

 

  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance coverage
  • Tips for tour guides and driver
  • Beverages and any meals not specified in the itinerary

CHILDREN POLICY

  • Children 10 years old and above will be charged the adult rate
  • Children aged 3 to 9 years old will be charged at 50% of the adult rate
  • Children under 2 years old are complimentary, however, their accompanying parents are responsible for their care and any additional expenses incurred

CANCEL POLICY

  • No charge for cancellations made 15 days or more before check-in.
  • 50% of the total rate will be charged for cancellations made within 14 to 11 days before check-in.
  • 70% of the total rate will be charged for cancellations made within 10 to 05 days before check-in.
  • 100% of the total rate will be charged for cancellations made within 04 days before check-in, or in the case of no-notice no-shows

HOSTED BY

Ha Thu Huong

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From $ 106

PER PERSON
Start time 8:00
Return time 16:00