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Ho Chi Minh City Day Tour: Mekong Delta (full day) Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Vietnam

The Mekong Delta is where this mighty river, which runs through six different countries, empties out into the sea. It is an incredibly thriving region, agricultural haven, and one of the most important fishing regions in all of Vietnam. This day tour to Ben Tre gives you a gentle touch into the peaceful countryside where you'll develop an in-depth understanding of local life outside of the big city.


Finishing Point Instructions  

End Point:
Approximately 4:30pm Hotel drop-off


Minimum Age  

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.


Highlights  

Ham Luong River cruise along tropical riverbanks through countryside culture. Local family business visits to see ageless techniques used to create their crafts. Xe Lôi ride through village streets. Authentic lunch from local host family. Kayak through Mekong natural canals. Bike tour down tropical path passing by rice fields and plantations. Visit the local fruit plantation to enjoy seasonal fresh fruits.


Group Size Notes  

Max 25, no minimum


Transport  

Private AC vehicle, Sampan boat, Xe Lôi motorized rickshaw


Joining Instructions  

Meeting Point:
7:45- 8:00am from your District 1 hotel.


Meals Included  

1 lunch


Emergency Contact  

Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) and then our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible.

EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS
G Adventures Office Bangkok, Thailand
During Office hours (Weekdays, 9am-5pm Local Time)
From outside Thailand: +66 2 508 8630
From within Thailand: 02 508 8630

After hours emergency number:
From outside Thailand: +66 87 049 6074
From within Thailand: 087 049 6074

G Adventures Local Representative (Vietnam)
Ms Alice
Emergency number: +84 866 472056

If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below which will connect you directly with our Sales team who will happily assist you. Hours of operation by region can be found here.

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What's Included  

Hotel pickup and drop off in AC Vehicle. Professional English-speaking guide. Ham Luong River cruise in local sampan (rowing boat). Local tea and fruit snacks. Local family business visits. All Entrance fees. Motorcart (Xe Loi) or Bicycle ride. Kayak through Mekong natural canals. Vietnamese lunch. Drinking water refills


Packing List  

Health & Safety:
• Face masks (required)
• Hand sanitizer (required)
• Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.)
• Rubber gloves


International Flights  

Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.


Optional Activities  

No optional activities

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City

Duration: 8 hours

Meeting Point: 8:00am District 1 hotel pick-up

Finish Point: Hotel drop-off

Itinerary:
Leave the skyscrapers and busy city streets behind on this day tour into the countryside and Mekong Delta region. After being picked up from your hotel by a local driver and guide, begin the journey to Ben Tre where palm trees thrive on the riverbanks creating canopied canals. Upon arriving at Hàm Luông Pier, jump in a sampan rowing boat and float down the B?n Tre River, a tributary to Mekong River. Enjoy the breeze as you admire the lively culture along the river, local people fishing, and lush tropical islands. Visit various family businesses to learn how local people use ageless techniques to create their crafts, such as bricks, activated charcoal, dried coconut, and handy coconut husk brooms. Drive around the village roads by Xe Lôi, the local vehicle resembling a motorized rickshaw. Perfect your day with a delicious and filling authentic lunch from a local host house. Enjoy some down time and relax in the the beautiful countryside or cycle around the village on a shady path, passing green rice fields and vegetable plains. To get a sense of how truly beautiful the area is, board a small rowboat and be slowly float through the natural canals and visit the local fruit plantation to enjoy seasonal fresh fruits. Afterwards, embark on the sampan boat and reminisce about this once-in-a-lifetime day on the return to the pier where you will travel back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Note that this Day Tour is operated by one of G Adventures' preferred suppliers and will be a shared service with other non-G Adventures travellers.

Details

Duration: 1 Days

Travel Style: Classic

Physical Grading: 2 - Light

Trip Type: Day Tours



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