The best place to experience the daily local life of Southern Vietnamese is Mekong Delta. Hop on a boat trip through Mekong River, visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, enjoy your time at local homes and orchards, take a sampan ride through palms forest, and learn how to make local products such as coconut candy and honeybee.
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Route: Mekong Delta – Tien Giang River – Vinh Trang Pagoda
Start/End: Phu My Port/ Phu My Port
Highlights: Boat trip in Mekong Delta, Vinh Trang Pagoda, local homes & orchards, coconut candy workshop, honeybee farm, sampan ride
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Arrived at the port, your guide and driver pick you up and drive to My Tho, the nearest destination of Mekong River from Phu My port. Your trip starts with an interesting boat trip through the flow of picturesque Tien Giang River. Stop at Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the most popular religious sites in the region. Famous for the important role in the spiritual life of locals, the pagoda also has impressive architecture combined of Vietnam, Chinese, and Khmer style.
Back to your boat and continue on to a local home with an orchard. Get a glimpse of the rural life by admiring the simple architecture and sample tropical fresh fruits which you collect directly from trees surrounding. Next, visit the coconut candy workshop. Learn about the way they make a pack of tiny coconut candies and try one to wake up your sweet sense. Move to a honey farm where bees building their nest. Watch farmers wearing protective gears to collect honey while these little bees still flying around.
After that, take a sampan ride through palm-shaded creeks. Soak in the beautiful natural scenery, stop a while to sample fresh fruits, and enjoy the traditional singing performed by Southern local people. When the sun starts to set, say goodbye to your guide and driver at the port. Your Vietnam local tour ends.