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Mekong Delta Tour
9.30 / 10
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The guide Try (Ben) very friendly and professional. For me one of the best tours I've ever done.
10 Nitzhia Tudela
  • English English
  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Hotel pick up

Sail through spectacular natural landscapes, kayak downriver, visit a floating market and indulge in a Vietnamese cooking class: embrace the best of Vietnam on this Mekong Delta Tour!

Mekong Delta Tour Itinerary

After being picked up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City bright and early on the morning of your tour, you'll head southeast across the luscious green rice paddies and crop fields of Vietnam.

Following a drive of approximately two hours, you'll reach Cai Be, a tiny town located half on land and half on water. Here, you'll climb into a boat and embark on a cruise on the Mekong Delta. As you sail down the important Asian river and its tributary canals, you'll make a stop at a floating fruit market, where you'll get to indulge in a tasting of the fresh local produce.

With renewed energy from the floating market fruit tasting, you'll continue your route through the canals, but this time in a kayakPaddle down the Mekong River Delta, taking in the spectacular surrounding scenery and feeling the peace of being so close to nature, before stopping at a local restaurant located on the riverbanks.

All your kayaking effort will be well worth it! At the restaurant, you'll take part in a cooking class, learning to make a number of delicious typical Vietnamese recipes using rice, vegetables, meat and fish typical of Southeast Asia. How will they taste? You'll find out! After cooking, you'll get to sit down and enjoy all the mouth-watering dishes you've made.

Having eaten your fill of traditional home-cooked Vietnamese food, relax on the banks of the Mekong River Delta and admire its stunning landscapes one last time, before your return journey to Ho Chi Minh City.

Hotel pick up

This activity includes pick up and drop off from hotels in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City. If your accommodation is located elsewhere, please make your own way to the following meeting point: 123 Lý Tự Trọng Street. In this case, the local provider will specify the time for your pick-up at this point.

Complete your experience

Make the most of your time in Ho Chi Minh City, combining a Mekong Delta adventure with a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels. You'll visit two of Vietnam's most popular tourist attractions in one day, and what's more, you'll save money booking them together.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Per person
US$ 60
  • Per person

    US$ 60

More Information

Duration

9 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by air conditioned bus.

Boat trip on the Mekong River.

Fruit tasting at a floating market.

Kayak tour.

Vietnamese cooking class with lunch.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Ho Chi Minh).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

123 Lý Tự Trọng Street.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.