Distance: 172 km
Running time of boat: 4h30’ (2 ways)
Length of tour: 7-8 hours
Transportation: Private speedboat
Including services: Speedboat trip, hotel pick-up & drop off, insurance,water, 1 Coke or 1 beer/ pax, tropical fruit, wet tissue, entrance fee, English guide, lunch.
07:45 AM: Blue River Tours’s guide will pick up from your hotel.
08:00 AM: Our boat will depart from BlueRiver Boat Pier (Tan Cang Village, A100, Ung Van Khiem Str, Section 1, Binh Thanh District, HCMC).) and it’s takes about 2hrs and 15 minutes to arrive the hometown of the coconut (My Tho) by speed boat. Our English tour guide will introduce to you the beauty of nature and Vietnamese lifestyle along the journey.
08:50 AM:Passengers will visit shrimp pond and take a walk around local market (Cho Gao Market) to show a view of river lifestyle.
10:30 AM: Arrive the hometown of the coconut (My Tho).It is the time you enjoy yourself with nature, with the lives of local people.
+ Going through RachXep cannel and enjoying the view of water coconut tree.
+ Visiting the coconut candy village
+ You will witness the process of making coconut candy by hand of local people. And then seeing the factory of handicraft made from coconut trees and shopping leather goods made from crocodile, snake, ostrich skin…
+ Enjoy fresh fruit, having honey tea and listen to the traditional music with local singer.
+ Walking and taking a horse cart for using a rowing boat along the canal and go through the natural canal with many water coconuts tree both sides.
12:45 AM:Have lunch, enjoy special local food, and relax at Mien Tay Riverside Restaurant.
02:00 PM:Tourists are brought back to the Tan Cang Boat Pier. Finishing your interesting trip with Blueriver Tours, say good bye and see you again.
Coconut CandyFisherman on the river
Tropical fruit in Mekong farm
Enjoy special local food
Vietnam Western landscape in the afternoon