This day tour begins with a scenic journey along the National Highway which is bordered by beautiful green rice fields, before reaching the destination: The rural district of Trung Luong. Stop by Vinh Trang pagoda, a beautiful structure with both Asian and European architectural influences, including elements from the Renaissance period like French decorative flowers and Japanese enamelled tiles.
Meander through the Bao Dinh natural canal on a motor boat, followed by a visit to My Tho city’s colourful street market. Soak up the lively atmosphere and watch the locals trade their produce. Take a leisurely cruise along the Tien river, and view the traditional stilt houses, boat workshops, and fishing villages along the river bank.
After lunch, have an eye-opening experience at a coconut candy mill, where you will hear the history of the industry and watch how this confection is made. Experience riding on a hand-rowed sampan along the natural canal.
Finally, end the tour with some seasonal fruits and honey tea while enjoying Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by the locals.
Vinh Trang Pagoda → Motor boat ride to My Tho city → Tien River Fishing Port → Lunch at a local restaurant → Coconut candy mill → Hand-rowed sampan ride → Back to Ho Chi Minh City
0745 – 1700 hours (GMT+7)
Guided tour which brings you through the rice field scenery, beautiful rural district of Trung Luong, Vinh Trang Pagoda, motorboat through Bao Dinh natural canal.Take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals.
Tour size is approximately 30 - 40 pax.
Includes: Transport, English-speaking tour guide, Boat trips, Entrance fees, Lunch with local specialties, fruits and honey tea.
Excludes: Travel insurance, Personal expenses, tipping is up to your discretion.
Tour Group Size: 30 - 40 pax
Ages 11 years and above
Ages 4 to 10 years
Standard Tour : Shared tour meeting at TNK Travel Head Office 220 Đề Thám, Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Premium Tour : Smaller group tour with Selected Hotel Pick Up around central, district 1
How to buy
1. Indicate preferred date of tour and purchase online
2. Email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org or fill up the form here for booking of the Premium tour:
•Hotel Details (Name, address and contact number)
•Number of visitors
3. Receive a separate e-voucher within 2 working days
4. Present e-voucher for verification at TNK Travel / Tour Guide during Selected Hotel Pick up ( Premium Tours)
65 6701 1185
65 9134 1516 (Text only)
*Please note that there would be a surcharge of USD$2 per pax during peak periods, please make payment to the tour operator.
Peak Periods are as below:
-29th Apr - 1st May 2017 (Independence Day)
-2nd - 4th Sept 2017 (National Day)
-30th Dec - 1st Jan 2018 (New Year Day)
-17th Feb - 22nd Feb 2018 (Vietnamese New Year)
Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received. In the event if the date selected is not available, alternative arrangements will be communicated via email.
Standard Tour Meeting Point: TNK Travel Head Office 220 Đề Thám, Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Premium Tour Meeting Point: Selected Hotel Pick-up or TNK Travel Head Office