Mekong Delta Gateway Day Trip starts at 8:00 am from the lobby of guests' hotel in Saigon with a drive to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province 72 km from Ho Chi Minh City (Former Saigon) Guests will take time to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles. Then take a boat trip round 4 beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. You will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. Visit the traditional house at Quoi An village (all made from coconut). See coconut collection set and how locals make handicrafts from trunk and shell, guests can see that they waste nothing, coconut even useful from wedding to funeral.
Enjoy seasonal fruit and listening to traditional music. Take horse cart on village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard, taste honey with tea or Mekong whiskey (they have a funny rule for guests to get in). Take rowing-boat on water palm creek. Take a boat to visit coconut candy mill (special product of Ben Tre province). Enjoy fantastic lunch at a local restaurant before coming back to Saigon. Overnight in HCMC.