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Private Full-Day Tour of Authentic Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City

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    What to Expect
    Begin with pickup at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel, then travel to Ben Tre in a private, air-conditioned vehicle, a roughly 2-hour drive. Upon arrival in Ben Tre, board a small boat to visit local factories, a coconut processing workshop, and a house where traditional mats are woven.

    Take a walking tour of a small village—this is the perfect time to get a feel for daily life in the Mekong Delta—then hop a xe-lôi, a motorized rickshaw, to a riverside restaurant where you can refuel over a Delta-style lunch.

    Ride a bike through the fields around the village, then board a sampan sightseeing tour along the picturesque canals. Return to shore, where you’ll visit a Cao Dai temple: this monotheistic religion was founded in southern Vietnam in the 1920s, and has brightly colored architecture and artwork. At the end of your time in Ben Tre, make the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Boat and bike tours
    • English/French speaking guide
    • Lunch
    • 2 bottled waters & wet tissues per person
    • Beverages
    • Personal expense
    • Tipping & Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had such a great day today, Jason was one of the best tour guides we’ve had in our 3 weeks of travelling through Vietnam. He was very informative and helpful. There are so many companies out there offering very similar things but I would definitely recommend this company and
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    This tour is the best way to know about local people. You can touch with you hands what they do, what they eat and how they live. Enjoying coconuts, local fruits and much more..Discovering Mekong Delta by foot, by bike and by boat. Mr Roy was the best guide ever! Funny and
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    We enjoyed this day tour very much with the very good arrangement of various kinds of transportation including riding boats, sampan, and electric rickshaw. Our guide was very friendly, cheerful, attentive, and knowledgeable about the local culture and history.
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    We were picked up at our Hotel around 8 by Roy and the driver. Luckily it was only the two of us. Then 2 hours in the minibus to Halong. Then motor boat into the area, snacks in a coconut farm, biking, big lunch, paddle boat and then back to motor boat and minibus back to hotel
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    Response from Maps36296703142, Customer service at Private Full-Day Tour of Authentic Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City
    Responded 03 Jul 2019
    Dear Thank you so much for choosing Ginkgo Voyage and leaving such kind words for us on Tripadvisor. At Ginkgo Voyage, your satisfaction is our motivation and priority at work so we're more than happy to know that you enjoyed the trip with us to Mekong Delta. It was a pleasure to have you on the tour and we hope to see you back in the future. Thanks & Best Regards Sofia
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    First off I would like to say that the booking process was very easy! I was able to pay my deposit via PayPal (easy peasy) my emails were returned very quickly and they sent a confirmation email the day before regarding our pickup locations and details. Finding a company that
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    Response from GinkgoVN, Public Relations Manager at Private Full-Day Tour of Authentic Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City
    Responded 07 Jan 2019
    Dear Vantavish, Thank you so much for choosing Ginkgo Voyage and leaving such kind words for our service on TripAdvisor. At Ginkgo Voyage, we work hard in order to offer our customers the best service including fast and easy booking, excellent tour guide and well-organized trip. Moreover, we strive to provide you with tasty meals, beautiful and memorable experience. We're more than happy that you had a great trip with us in Mekong Delta, and we will send your positive feedback to Mr.Duc soon. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we're looking forward to seeing you for many tours to come in the future! Thanks & Best Regards.
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    About the operator
    By: Ginkgo Voyage Private Day Tours
    Excellent tour
    Punctual pick up at hotel! Best tour guide, Jun, introduced the whole history of Vietnam very detailed. Never be
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    My wife an I enjoyed this tour immensely. Our guide Jin who spoke very good English gave us great information
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    Preston, United Kingdom
    City tour
    I went on this tour with Lam, who was the tour guide. She is a very warm and friendly lady, and is very
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    Albert Alan O
    Great tour!
    We took the half Day tour of the Cu Chi tunnels with a stop over at a an arts factory which manufactures artworks
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    Aliya Soomro
    Mekong river day tour
    Jason our tour guide was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and very caring. All the parts of the day trip were
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    Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
    Amazing Guide, Informative Tour!
    I actually visited in February 2019, however due to travelling all over the world for the last 12 months, I am
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    Mekong Delta day trip
    An amazing day all round - so many interesting things to see and very capably led by Jun, who was brilliant, spoke
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    Gene P
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Touristy now, but a must-see.
    Our guide, Jun, should be a history professor. On the ride from Saigon to Cu Chi, he gave us a brilliant history
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    Ho Chi Minh in Half A Day
    The guide was well informed and offered great stories to go with the commentary. The driver managed the traffic
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    Atlanta, Georgia
    Nam, our handsome guide
    What a wonderful afternoon we had . Just the best guide, Nam the handsome man! attitude great, information, great
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