As a traditional gateway to Mekong Delta, My Tho is the favorite tourist destination to get a glimpse into the unique Mekong river life and landscapes.
Depart from Saigon and head straight to My Tho, about 70km (~1,5-hours'drive). Getting on board at a local pier, pass by the fruit gardens and enjoy tropical seasonal fruits, welcomed by friendly local people. Visit an orchid garden where beautiful orchids are grown and taste the honey tea.
Cruise along a massive river where you can see a lot of floating fish farms where the locals live right on the water with fish underneath their floors will offer the ultimate chance to experience Mekong Delta life. Continue the trip to visit candy workshop and taste coconut candy - a special product of Ben Tre.
Take the xe-loi/tuktuk on small country roads throughout the villages, breathing fresh air. Stop on the way sightseeing at local people’s daily activities and enjoy coconut juice. Arrive at a local restaurant for lunch with traditional Vietnamese dishes. After lunch, boarding at rowing boat along water palm creek back to the mainland. Drive to Saigon, on the way, stop to visit a famous pagoda in Mekong Delta.
(*) It can be changed to biking (approx. 40 mins) upon request, please advise before departure.