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Small-Group Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat

Highlights
  • Mekong Delta speedboat and rowboat tour from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Includes a light breakfast and chef-prepared lunch featuring local cuisine
  • Learn about life and culture in the Mekong Delta
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Small-Group Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat
From US$112.00
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Small-Group Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat
US$112.00
Overview
Explore the Mekong Delta on a speedboat tour from Ho Chi Minh City, following the Saigon River into a network of canals. Stop to visit villages, a Cao Dai temple, and more, including a chef-prepared lunch at a pagoda. Traveling by speedboat means you can visit the Mekong Delta directly from Ho Chi Minh City, trading a long bus trip for more time on the water.
What to Expect
Meet a guide at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel for transfer to the central pier, then enjoy a light breakfast as your speedboat sets out along the Saigon River.

Learn about the history and ecology of the Mekong Delta while navigating a network of canals and channels, and step off the boat at Tuong Van Pagoda for a walking tour. Return to the speedboat and continue downriver to a colorful market, then slip beneath a tropical canopy as you reach smaller and smaller tributaries.

Board a rowboat for a canal trip to a Mekong Delta village, with the option to taste fresh coconut, Mekong whiskey, and locally made wine. A traditional lunch will be served at a nearby pagoda before the tour continues to a Cao Dai temple and a Buddhist orphanage, the final stops of the day. Enjoy the afternoon light on the water during the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City, where a guide will transfer you to your hotel.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
A low key look at the Mekong Delta

Delivered a really lovely day trip up the Saigon river and into some quiet spots seeing something of genuine rural Vietnam. Our guide Heng(apologies if that isn't correct) was really informative and interesting to listen to and knew when to talk and when not to....More

1  Thank nicdayman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent and very interesting tour of Ho Chi Minh city area by river

This tour stands out way above many others. Highly recommended. A short hotel pick-up by road and then 6 hours spent travelling from walking pace to 30 mph in a professionally crewed and well maintained speed boat. A crew of 4 taking care of a...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mekong delta experience

Booked day trip up Mekong river from Saigon city. Excellent experience and informed guide. Saigon is a rapidly changing/modernising city. Interesting to see sights of shanties along river before they are removed by government in cleaning up city. Busy river with construction barges. Visited farming...More

1  Thank BobMcG60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Enjoyable Day

Found the days experience on the speed boat to be very interesting and informative. They supplied fruit and plenty of cold drinks. We traveled for approx 1. 5 hours by speed boat and kept well informed by our guide about the areas we traveled through,...More

1  Thank deborah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Different and interesting tour

This is not your routine tour.and well worth choosing for a days adventure. Apart from the pick up, the whole tour is conducted by boat, and this gives you a quite different perspective of life along the canal which takes you to the delta. There...More

1  Thank 299russelld
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kelli2910
28 July 2018|
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Response from Richsaundersnz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Not that I recall other than at the lunch stop where they had bathrooms.
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Azhoora A
6 May 2018|
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Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
infant sound be fine. I think it ends around 5ish. you will be walking so so be prepared to carry.
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Ashwathram r
20 April 2018|
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Response from garyb1242018 | Reviewed this property |
Mekong is a day long adventure, I suggest a full day for each site,
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