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The Non-Touristy Mekong Delta Private Day Trip

  • Escape the tourist traps and discover the authentic Mekong Delta

  • Experience two separate river cruises and a delicious local lunch

  • Enjoy real access to locals with the help of your private guide

The Non-Touristy Mekong Delta Private Day Trip
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The Non-Touristy Mekong Delta Private Day Trip

If authenticity is the soul of travel for you, escape the crowds and delve deep into the heart of the Mekong Delta with a private guide. Tour a local market—and taste the fruit the farmers sell—explore the river by motorboat and sampan, and discover traditional crafts from coconut processing to weaving sleeping mats. Along the way, savor a 2-course lunch and soak up spectacular views.

What to Expect
This hidden gem shows its visitors how the locals get the most out of this agriculture miracle. From rice paddies, to coconuts & sugar cane production, the locals put their hands to work and are ready to show you how. Join your local guide in this unique tour & experience the true local life in Vietnam.

Your tour starts with your private driver picking you up at the convenience of your hotel. With your local guide plus private driver , you & your friends are set for an awesome time. Your trip to Mekong Delta will be full of amazing landscapes with unique views of the rice paddies, an exciting preview of what awaits for you.

Once there, your first stop will be a local market. This beautiful market is next to the river, where you’ll see how the locals move around to deliver and prepare their crops. Your private guide will explain everything about the different foods sold there while offering a tasting of the freshest fruits available.

After this sweet tasting, step into a boat ride through the Mekong River. This river is a fascinating water wonderland that gives its locals a constant flow of roads & crops. Experience it without the tourist crowds, like a true local. And to refresh you, water straight from a coconut is included!

To truly understand how the locals work the fruits the Mekong River provides, you’ll visit a coconut processing workshop. The busy ladies here will not be disturbed and you’ll see their fast hands get the most out of a coconut. You had no idea everything that can be produced from a coconut, from oil, water to cosmetics. Every part of the coconut is valuable and nothing goes to waste!

Now for a more interactive experience, your local guide will take you & your group to a sleeping mats workshop. This is one of the few traditional jobs left in the countryside of the Mekong Delta, and you are one of the lucky ones to experience & participate in it.

It’s time for a break and a much needed lunch. Hop on into a motor cart that will take you to your food destination. Amazing views along the way are included!

Satisfied and well fed, you’ll be ready to move on to your next and final stop: A Sampan boat ride. This one-of-a-kind ride will be on a rowing boat and without being surrounded by tourists, just you and the locals. Breathe in the fascinating local essence, a perfect ending for a perfect local experience. The boat will drop you off in the pier where your car/van and personal driver will be waiting for you to take you back to the city.

This truly local experience is full of interesting stories, interactive workshops, fresh delicacies & breathtaking views.
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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice trip on the Mekong River

Thien was so nice and lovely with us, my girls just loved her! Thank you for the nice experience on the Mekong

Thank Romina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
What a day 10 out of 10

My partner and i took the non touristy Mekong delta tour with Candy on a beautiful sunny day. Everything was perfect. The tour was planned really well with so many things to do and see. A really busy day but we did not feel rushed...More

Thank carly c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Great trip

My family and I had a fantastic day out with AK. He was a wonder of information and insights into this town of Saigon. We walked, drove and ate our way through the day. All of us returned late that afternoon sufficiently tired and feeling...More

Thank AD0077
Reviewed 13 July 2018
Top notch experiance in the Mekong Delta

I don't even know where to start. Vi checked up on us the day prior to the tour, she was on time the day of the tour, and took care of us like we were VIP's for the entire tour. Vi is personable, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Great local experience. Loved it!

Tu was just brilliant! The tour was as described and all went super smoothly. Tu was knowledgeable and he made the whole day such a great experience! We were so lucky with the weather as well as there were not many tourists in the places...More

Thank David T
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Response from Ruth D | Reviewed this property |
I paid 189 Euros for 2 people in March this year with Ted.of with locals it was a brilliant day.