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Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

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icon9 hours  (Approx.)
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Experience the best of the Mekong Delta on a day trip from Ho Chi Minh City, and explore the distinctive delta landscape by motorized river boat, row boat, and horse cart. You’ll visit a traditional temple, canal island, and local home along the way, then stop in a restaurant for a delta-style lunch. Your tour includes all transport, activities, entrance fees, lunch, and snacks, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off in central Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Full-day Mekong Delta tour from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Explore by motor boat, row boat, and horse cart
  • Enjoy a delta-style lunch at a local restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ho Chi Minh City
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Transfer by Air-conditioned bus
Motor Boat Trip
Small Rowing Boat Trip
Lunch of Vietnamese cuisine (Vegan food available)
Experienced English speaking Tour Guide
Pick up & Drop off at centrally located hotels in District 1 (selected hotels only)
Personal expenses
Tip (optional)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please note that, if you are not staying in central of District 1. Please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, District 1 by 8:00AM


  • Phu My Port, Đường số 3, TT. Phú Mỹ, Tân Thành, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Start the day with morning pickup at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel. Board a bus for the scenic drive to My Tho, with a stop at Ben Luc to visit a distinctive Vinh Trang temple.

Upon arrival in My Tho, transfer into a motor boat for a cruise along the Mekong River, passing fish cages and floating houses along the way, and enjoying views of classic Mekong Delta landscapes. Stop at a small island in the river to visit a family home, listen to traditional Vietnamese music, and taste fresh fruits, honey tea, and honey wine. To continue into the smaller canals that branch off the main waterway, board a rowing boat that’s maneuverable and perfect for ducking under foot bridges and overhanging plants. Come to shore for a horse-cart ride along village roads, then stop at a restaurant for a set lunch of Vietnamese food.

After lunch, return to the larger boat for the cruise back to My Tho, where you’ll meet the bus for the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City. This tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
Stop At:  
Vinh Trang Temple
At 8:00AM, At 8:00AM. We depart from your Ho Chi Minh City. During the 1.5 car ride, we will pass through by green rice fields before arriving at the beautiful rural My Tho. The first stop is Vinh Trang pagoda. It is the biggest pagoda in the Mekong Delta region. You will be guided to explore the most beautiful temple in the region. block filled with fruit trees in the village of My Hoa in the town of My Phong, on the banks of the Bao Dinh canal. In the main hall of the temple, there are multiple statues of various Buddhas including Amitabha Buddha, Gautama Buddha, various arahants and bodhisattvas.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
My Tho
Your trip continues from here by motorized boat on the Tien River to the Qui, the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. Walk into the village, where you can visit a local fruit garden and enjoy the tropical fruit while listening to Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by islanders. Here you can join daily activities of the local people and take in the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside. Visit the bee house. Lunch will be served at orchard garden.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ben Tre
The boat cruises to Ben Tre province known as "The Land of Coconut. Here you'll visit the coconut candy-making shop. Next, enjoy a rowing boat trip on the small canal, fully covered by water coconut palms on both side. After that, you will have time to relax on a hammock or bike around the village. At 3:30PM, head back to Ho Chi Minh city, arrive at around 5:30PM.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Viet Nam Adventure Tours JSC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch?
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  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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Really nice experience...
, Nov 2021
Really nice experience with Mr Foo our guide. The food was really good and we enjoyed the boat ride a lot
Good value
, Mar 2020
For the price this was an excellent tour. We really enjoyed it. The lunch provided was also super as well
Comfortable, fun and laid back tour
, Mar 2020
The transport from Saigon to My Tho area was pretty nice. Small lux van with very comfy seats. Not all seats are equal though. Because of the arrangement, not all seats can recline, so pick wisely if you want that :) Great AC. They have a USB outlet for every seat and WiFi on the transport worked ok. Kevin, our guide, was great. He tried his best to keep up the energy of the group. Everyone on our tour cooperated with times and meeting points so it was smooth for us. The attractions are up to expectations. Note that bathrooms on the Mekong delta island are just ok. All in all, a great way to spend the day. You are not running from place to place, but it never gets too boring for too long before you are on the move again.
Awesome guide and well run tour!
, Mar 2020
I was traveling alone but there were 17 of us on this tour. Our guide Fa was awesome! He was full of information and answers to all the questions asked. He also made sure everything ran smoothly and we never had to wait for transportation from one place to the next! It was a fun day with a fun group!
Good Tour Poor Guide
, Feb 2020
We found the content of the tour very good. The individual experiences were very interesting. However, no detailed information regarding the content was provided. For example, the day included a 45 minute cycle ride on rough dirt tracks through woods and at times along busy roads. This was enjoyable but might not be suitable if you are not confident on a bike and might be unable to keep up with the front of the group and the teenagers thinking it was a competition. The guide from VIP Tours on this tour (26th February 2020) we found quite poor. He gave very little information on the various sites during the day and some of the organisation was poor for example the free bottle of water was only handed out of the way back!! Having done a 45 minute cycle ride in 35 degree heat the water would have been more useful before giving it to us 3 hours later. Please note when having lunch drinks are not included.
Nice one day tour with Ms Vu
, Feb 2020
Ms. Vu was a very awesome guide. Very nice positive energy and extraordinary english skills (it was very good to listen to). She provided us with a lot of information about history and the people living in Mekong Delta. I can 100% recommend the trip with her if you only have Time for 1 day. I hope you will get Ms Vu as a guide ;)
Mekong delta
, Feb 2020
Awsome trip Ele amazing tour guide Very welcoming from start to finish whom shared so much information Highly recommend
Mekong Delta Guided Tour with Long
, Feb 2020
Very nice guided trip to Mekong Delta with several activities! Our guide Long was very professional, spoke good English and knew a lot about Vietnam/Mekong's history and about the area. Overall, very nice trip!
Mekong river and Delta
, Feb 2020
Very interesting tour, with luxury van. Betty our tour guide and Minh our driver are an excellent combination. They showed us lots of interesting things, especially the tour through the delta in a small rowing boat is worth the experience.
Wonderful cruise and bike riding experience
, Feb 2020
We had a wonderful day. When booking this day trip, we decided to take the non-touristy choice which included the Mekong delta river cruise after which we licked up bikes and enjoyed a terrific two hours bike ride through tiny villages, thru dragon fruit farms, rice fields and roving paths. After all the touring and visits thru markets and shopping area in other cities, we felt this bike ride adventure would provide us from a welcome change. We so enjoyed the group, our tour leader was amazing and decided we had definitely made an excellent tour choice.

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