Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi — (SBWIRE) — 09/19/2011 — The Mekong Delta or Cuu Long in Vietnamese, with it rich agricultural soil, is one of the nation’s rice baskets. The surrounding area is comprised of low lying rice paddies and the rivers are bordered by dense mangroves and palms.
The tributaries of Mekong River provide a comprehensive network of canals and channels. Travel by river is the best method to explore the region at a leisurely pace as it offers opportunities to experience the truly unique Mekong River lifestyle. Cruising on the roof of a boat as the sun sets over distant coconut trees is truly remarkable experience.
Mekong Delta Gateway Day Trip starts at 8:00 am from the lobby of guests hotel in Saigon with a drive to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province, 72 kms from Ho Chi Minh City (Former Saigon). Guests will take time to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles.
Then take a boat trip round 4 beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. You will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life.
Enjoy seasonal fruit and listening to traditional music. Take horse cart on village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard, taste honey with tea or Mekong whisky (they have a funny rule for guests to get in). Take rowing-boat on water palm creek. Take boat to visit coconut candy mill (special product of Ben Tre province). Enjoy fantastic lunch at local restaurant before coming back to Saigon.
“This exciting Mekong Delta Getaway Trip is designed to discover the very best of Mekong in the very short time, you taste the local cuisine, visit candy factories, see the daily life on the water, and talk with local people. You have an option to biking around after lunch in a restaurant in the lush Mekong delta. You discover the complex maze of the Mekong Delta which is so unique and special, giving you an insight into life on the mighty Mekong River and its tributaries,” Huong Pham, Operations Manager of Luxury Travel Ltd.
TourpPrices start from 69 USD per person for the party of 4 people inclusive of private pick up, drop off service, private car, entrances fees, boat trip, bike, drinks, lunch and English speaking guide from Saigon. This offer expires on 01 Oct 2012. Travelers book with a Plux4lux enjoy 5% discount.
The first luxury tour operator (http://www.luxurytravelvietnam.com ) and full travel service agency based in Hanoi with offices throughout Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, Luxury Travel is exceptional in designing tailor-made tours and providing unique travel experiences. Opened in 2004, the Luxury Travel Company Limited has its own offices, luxury vehicles, luxury travel advisors, and sales offices in California, Paris, and Melbourne. The company’s depth of experience and large infrastructure enable it to create unique itineraries with the operational confidence to fulfill client expectations. Luxury Travel Ltd won numerous travel awards for excellent performance including the most recent award: Best Luxury Tour Operator in Vietnam.
Luxury Travel Vietnam Offers Day Trip “Exciting Mekong Delta Gateway” to Travelers from Saigon.