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2-Day Deeper Mekong Delta Tour by Luxury Speedboat

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    Day 1

    8am: Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and bring you by car to your boat at Ho Chi Minh City pier.

    8:15am: The boat departs and you slip away from downtown Saigon via narrow canals, and enter the verdant green tributaries of the Mekong Delta. A light breakfast is served on board.

    9am: Visit Can Giuoc riverside market full of local curiosities, tropical fruits and all manner of fish and shellfish. Great photo opportunities!

    10am: Enjoy a brief stop at the Pagoda, while your guide explains the importance of Buddhism to many people of the Delta.

    10:30am: Reach the idyllic watery expanses of the Delta itself, known as the Delta of Nine Dragons for the 9 tributaries that splinter from the main Mekong River.

    Depending on the route, you will visit a traditional riverside house a quaint Mekong village and surrounding rice paddies or a local merchant and try a range of Mekong produce, and whisky and wine.

    12:30pm: Enjoy a traditional Mekong Delta lunch at the floating restaurant.

    2pm: Visit a fish farm to see how the fish is raised in the Mekong Delta.

    2:30pm: Arrive to the boutique hotel The Island Lodge. Relax by the river, chill at the pool or take a bike ride on the peaceful alleys of the Unicorn Island full of shady fruit trees.

    In the evening have a delicious dinner specially cooked for you by a French chef.

    Day 2

    7:30am: Have breakfast at the hotel and depart The Island Lodge to continue exploring the Delta.

    8am: Visit Cai Be floating market to see how locals run their trading business on the river.

    9:30am: Enjoy a rowboat trip along small canals of the Delta surrounded by thousands of coconut palms.

    10:30am: Visit a brick atelier to see how locals still use traditional technologies to make bricks.

    12am: Stop at a riverside restaurant to have a delicious Vietnamese lunch.

    1:30 pm: Take a ride on “xe loi”, a traditional transport used on the villages of the Mekong Delta. Visit rice noodle, roof and nail nippers workshops.

    3:30pm: Return to the speedboat and depart for Ho Chi Minh City.

    5:30pm: Arrive back in Saigon. Les Rives’ staff will return you to your hotel by car.

    Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Saigon Waterbus Station, Bến Nghé, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pickup from hotels located in district 1, 2 and 3
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Overnight accommodation
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Unlimited refreshments and fresh fruit
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Les Rives' flawless execution made for a fantastic weekend. Home pickup was on time, boarding at the D1 pier was efficient and convenient (no time wasted in traffic jams!), the speedboat was comfortable and well managed, and Les Rives packed a great variety of cultural and
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    +1
    Mr. Kha has been our tour leader on multiple occasions and we have taken many groups of clients to Can Tho and back. Service, stories, guiding are impecable. Always with a smile, well provisioned and super punctual. We love it!
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    Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Deeper Mekong Delta Tour by Luxury Speedboat
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear World_Xplorer_v1, Thank you for your fabulous feedback! We are elated in knowing that our service has met your expectations and you have well enjoyed your 2 days tour to Mekong Delta with us. We also appreciate your praise of our staff, we are fortunate to have committed and passionate team members who enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. Thank you for helping to share the world about us. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. All the best to you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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    Our overall experience with this company was excellent. From pickup to dropoff, everything was perfectly organised and we were even able to go directly from the cruise to the airport to catch our flight. Being both vegetarian, we were unsure about the variety of food we would be
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    Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Deeper Mekong Delta Tour by Luxury Speedboat
    Responded 21 Aug 2019
    Dear Daniel L, What a pleasure while reading these words! We can't thank you enough for your fabulous detailed review! On behalf of Les Rives team I would like to thank you for traveling with us. We are elated to know that you have had a wonderful experience with us. It is such great support while you attending for both our two visits: Deeper in the Mekong Delta for 3 days and Can Gio Biosphere Reserve. Our team works hard to research the authentic routes, set up close connections with the locals and create unique itineraries. Your satisfaction and recognition are the best rewards we ever wish for. We do appreciate your praise of our staff. We are fortunate to have committed and passionate team members who enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. Receiving such encouraging feedback is the best motivation for our entire team who is always striving for the excellent experience. We count ourselves lucky for having guests like you! Thank you for helping to share the world about us. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. All the best to you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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    We were well cared for on our two day speedboat trip on the Mekong River. We had a wonderful guide, Henry. We had a captain, a mechanic AND a helper- 4 employees for 5 guests! They took us to places that we would not have even considered requesting to watch the old ways that
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    Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Deeper Mekong Delta Tour by Luxury Speedboat
    Responded 7 Apr 2019
    Dear Penny G, Thank you so much for choosing Les Rives- Authentic experience and for your kind words. We appreciate you taking your valuable time out to share such a detail experience with us, especially about the Mekong Delta Tour 2 days, which we had spent a lot of time for researching to creating original experience for our guests. We also appreciate your praised for our staff. We are fortunate to have committed and passionate team members who are always dedicated with their work. Please rest assured that your feedback will be shared and will serve as an encouragement for our whole team. Enjoy traveling and hopefully we will welcome you on board again for another Saigon River trip. All the best for you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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    We have had a fabulous tour. Staff are professional, everything ran very smoothly. We were lucky to only have the 2 of us on this tour and felt like royalty. Sped all through the Mekong Delta region, food was delicious at each restaurant. Fresh fruit of the area and cold drinks
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    Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Deeper Mekong Delta Tour by Luxury Speedboat
    Responded 17 Mar 2019
    Dear scottymisho, We can't thank you enough for your fabulous detailed review! On behalf of Les Rives team I would like to thank you for traveling with us. We so appreciate you taking the time to share your amazing experience about the speedboat trip to Mekong Delta 2 days and give us your kind compliments on our services. It means a lot for our business. You make our day! We wish that you will spreading the world about your satisfaction with us. Enjoy traveling and hopefully we will welcome you on board again for another Saigon River trip. All the best for you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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    By: Les Rives Authentic River Experience
    3,811 reviews
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    Siobhanfilen
    Sydney, Australia
    10
    Great experience would highly recommend!
    I would highly recommend this tour! Quick service from the start with our hotel pick up straight to the pier. You
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    differentlya2019
    10
    Great tour guide and service
    Excellent boat, tour guide and service. Great experience.Unfortunately the Mekong is heavily polluted and littered
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    Ambassador445194
    10
    Great tour
    Fantastic day. Relaxed informative tour. We usually don’t do tours but this was perfect. Kar and his crew were
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    Y5815FMjanes
    30
    Marvelous day on river & delta
    Thanks to Ms Hung (apologies if poor spelling) & entire Les Rives crew. A highlight of our travels. Loved the
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    cj921
    30
    Great tour guide
    We spent the New Year on the river which was fantastic! It was a bit pricey, but that is expected for the New
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    Petushok
    Calgary, Canada
    197
    10/10
    I had a fantastic time on this tour and was very glad to have booked it. The boat ride has been thoroughly
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    Sunshine17966265267
    32
    world-class and unforgettable
    Les Rives' flawless execution made for a fantastic weekend. Home pickup was on time, boarding at the D1 pier was
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    renefischer_net
    10
    Interesting and sporty
    Well done by both the Les Rives team and the bicycle guides from Grasshopper Adventures. Timely pick-up, a great
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    E7936PTallisonc
    147
    Amazing!
    We contemplated taking the bus to Cu Chi tunnels and then I read about Les Rives in my Vietnam guide book. Am I
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    C1285FApeters
    Sydney, Australia
    40
    Visit to Can Gio
    A well-informed trip, guided excellently by Hang. The walk and rowing through the mangroves on Can Gio was
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    LeeNewZealand
    New Zealand
    41
    Fantastic trip
    We did this trip between Christmas and New Year, we really enjoyed it, the speedboat up the river was comfortable
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    katep672014
    London, United Kingdom
    103
    Great day out
    We signed up for a day tour of the Mekong by speedboat and were not disappointed. We were collected from our home
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    Klaus U
    152
    Doesn’t get better than this.
    We are happy that we booked that tour, is not inexpensive, but you avoid the tourist crowds an unwelcome stops.
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    HeidiMareeJ
    Highett, Australia
    166
    Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day super fast boat transportation
    Fantastic tour with Kha as our guide on January 17 2020. He was prompt with our early pick up (early pick up is
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    0nism
    Scotland
    2933
    Highly recommended
    We thoroughly enjoyed our morning trip to the Cu Chi tunnels by speedboat which was amazing. There was a light
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