- Visit Ben Tre and My Tho province in the Mekong Delta
- Enjoy boat trip around Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands
- Experience local life and taste seasonal fruits and many local dishes
Upon your arrival, you will get on board the sampan and cruise down the river around the four magnificent islands of Phoenix, Unicorn, Dragon and Tortoise islands.
Then, you make a stop at Unicorn Island, where you can go for a short walk on a country lane and visit the tropical fruit gardens, sample some fruits and join in an amazing performance of folk song music performed by the local people.
Next, you will ride a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and immerse in the tranquility of the countryside, pay a visit to a family business to see the honey-bee farm and taste the honey tea and stunning coconut candy.
After that, you will have time for lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, you will ride a bike around Tan Thach village, encounter and interact with the local villagers to learn about the local life in the Mekong Delta. If you cannot join in the cycling trip, you can enjoy hammock relaxing in cool breeze.
Finally, you will transfer back to Saigon. The trip ends about 5pm.
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- English speaking guide
- Boat trip in the Mekong delta (motor boat & rowing boat)
- All entrance fees, fruits, honey tea
- Mineral water
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
- Personal expenses
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Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.Other Practical InformationSpecial notes: This is the Deluxe tour for the maximum of 20 people per group. Minimum of 2 people/booking is required. Additional information: Pickup location is at 220 De Tham str., between 07:30 – 07:45 am. Free pickup at hotels at Phạm Ngũ Lão, Đề Thám, Bùi Viện streets around 07:30 – 07:45 am. Pickup (upon request with supplement surcharge US$3/1 person/1 way) around 07:45 – 08:15 am for hotels in the Centre of District 1 with the streets below: Lê Thánh Tôn, Lý Tự Trọng, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Trương Định, Bùi Thị Xuân, Thái Văn Lung, Thi Sách. Others locations is subject to the availability and will incur a supplement surcharge, please contact for further information.
What is the best month to visit Vietnam?
The best time to visit Vietnam is from December through March, since temperatures are not overbearing during this time of year, hovering between 20°C to 26°C, and the rainfall light. Vietnam’s weather during March and even early April allows for tours right across the country, although it can be a little colder in the north. Mid-April through June and September to November are considered low seasons because they see two periods of monsoon rain. Temperatures rise alongside humidity during these months, and you will need to be prepared for downpours, which can flood roads and cut off access to destinations. July and August are very hot, with nighttime temperatures hovering at around 26°C. You can find more information here.
Is Asia open for tourists?
Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.
As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.
What is the best time to travel to Vietnam?
The best time to visit Vietnam is from December through March, since temperatures are not overbearing during this time of year, hovering between 20°C to 26°C, and the rainfall light. Vietnam’s weather during March and even early April allows for tours right across the country, although it can be a little colder in the north. Mid-April through June and September to November are considered low seasons because they see two periods of monsoon rain. Temperatures rise alongside humidity during these months, and you will need to be prepared for downpours, which can flood roads and cut off access to destinations. July and August are very hot, with nighttime temperatures hovering at around 26°C.
Is a trip to Vietnam expensive? Will I need a visa?
Most travelers will find Vietnam an inexpensive country to visit. As our ultimate travel guide for Vietnam explains, both budget and luxury travelers are well catered for without having to break the bank. Good backpacker hostels will only set you back by around USD 10 per night. However, most consider staying in hotels during a Vietnam tour, since rooms in decent hotels even in big cities can cost as little as USD 40 per person, per night. Transportation is also a great value for money, and food is relatively cheap for the quality and quantity you will receive. Museum entry is usually around USD 2 per ticket.
Most nationals who wish to travel to the country require a visa, obtainable from your nearest Vietnamese embassy for USD 60 to USD 100 per person.
How many days do I need to travel in Vietnam?
Knowing how long to spend in Vietnam is one of the tricks to having a great vacation. It is possible to cover the highlights of the country during a seven-day tour. However, for greater insight into its history and people along with a feel for what makes Vietnam so special, we advise opting for a ten-day trip instead. With this duration, you can experience everything from the floating markets of the Mekong Delta to the rush-hour traffic of Ho Chi Minh City! Spend two weeks in Vietnam and you can travel from the north of the country to its south (or vice versa) without constantly checking your watch.