Full Day Mekong Delta with Sweet Chocolate Taste
( Chocolate Manufacture – Vinh Trang Pagoda – My Tho – Ben Tre)
- Duration: Full day
- Starting time: 7:00 to 7:75 AM
- Finish time: 16:00 to 18:00 PM
- Tour Category: luxury group
- Group size: 12 people maximum
- Transportation: Bus and Boat
Two – hour trip southward from Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta is known for its picturesque rice terraces, varied seasonal fruits grown in family orchards. Life based on water, the local people here are amazingly friendly which is offering you a sense that they are not curious about tourists anymore.
Meanwhile, Kimmy Chocolate, Southern’s largest handcrafted chocolate manufacturer, is located in Tien Giang where provides stable cocoa raw material. Cocoa trees are carefully planted and taken care by local farmers of Chợ Gạo Cooperative in Mekong Delta following Japanese UTZ standards. Passing by this place to see how they cultivate and process the cocoa trees shall be an interesting experience.
You will be picked up around 07:30 to leave for Mekong Delta. Approaching Tien Giang, we will drop at Kimmy Chocolate Manufacture then to Vinh Trang pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Tieng Giang
We then take a boat trip along Mekong River. During a boat cruise along Mekong River, you can see fish cages, floating houses on the river. Passing Four Holy islands: Dragon – Unicorn – Tortoise – Phoenix, the boat cruise takes you to an islet, not only famous for the coconuts, but also for the delicious specialty dishes of Mekong, Vietnam. After taking time on the islet, you can continue to visit the handicraft and coconut candy families, and disembark to catch a three-wheeled bike ride to tropical gardens,listening to the beautiful melodies of local traditional music.
Visitors can witness the process of making coconut candies. Take a walk through villages with so many kinds of fruits, flowers, trees, local houses, children in Mekong Delta, take your time to have nice photos with the Python and enjoy nature scenery.
Then, we head to the local restaurant by a motorboat. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese dishes (vegetarian food is possible). Enjoying lunch under coconut leaves, taking a rest on a hammock will make the life so peaceful.
After a half hour rest, you are to walk around the village, traveling on the river back the ferry, transited to the bus back home. Tour ends with the sweet memories.
The Luxury Tour Price For Group Size 12 People Maximum: 35usd/person
Prices quoted are not applied for Vietnamese holidays. The exact quotation shall be confirmed at the time of booking.
The Tour price includes:
• A/c van pick up and drop off (centrally located hotel)
• Boat trip and 1 Coconut in the Mekong Delta
• English speaking guide
• All entrance fees
• Big Lunch (set menu)
• Drinking water and Tissue
The Tour price excludes:
• Other meals not mentioned in the program
• Personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Tips/gratuities for a local guide.
Children’s Ticket Policy:
– Children from 11 years old up: Full ticket
– Children from 5 up to 11 years old: 75% of the ticket
– Infants under 5 years old: F.O.C (Children’s expense on the Tour shall be paid by their parents)
Day 1: Departure
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