Mekong Delta is always an attractive destination in Vietnam tours. It is inherently famous for a wide range of lush orchards, the tuneful melodies of “Don ca tai tu”, some unique floating markets and other distinctive characteristics. In your Mekong Delta tours, you will feel such a peaceful atmosphere that you can get a sense of being in harmony with nature. If you want to explore this wetland, let’s plan your private Mekong Delta day tours according to the three best ones below:
1/ Orchard tours
Mekong Delta has been famous for its variety and abundance of tropical fruits for a very long time. Visiting fruit orchards in your Mekong Delta tours, you will certainly get a wonderful experience. For the private day tours, you should visit Cai Be Fruit Orchard which is considered to be one of the biggest fruit orchards in Tien Giang as well as Mekong Delta in general. Situated along the northern bank of Tien River, Cai Be Fruit Orchard is the homeland of countless varieties of tasty fruits such as grapefruit, mango, plum, orange, guava, tangerine, jackfruit and so on. Taking orchard tours in your Mekong Delta private tours, you can not only visit and explore the fruit orchards but you also have a chance to enjoy the delicious fresh fruit right at the garden.
2/ Historical tours
If you want to discover the history in your Mekong Delta tours, Can Tho Museum is the ideal place for you. This museum displays a large number of ancient artifacts through so many different periods of Can Tho as well as Mekong Delta. All of them has a very high cultural value to prove for the development of Mekong Delta. Also, you can experience in Binh Thuy Ancient House. It is an ancient structure which was built following the French architectural style. With so many cultural and architectural values, this is an antique house that helps researchers study the living and cultural life in Mekong Delta.
If you have enough time, let’s visit Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House in Dong Thap Province. It was built by the merchant Huynh Cam Thuy in 1895. This house has a unique architecture mixed between the eastern and western style. Going there, you are also heard about the love story of Huynh Thuy Le with a French girl in the ancient time.
3/ Traditional village tour
This kind of tour is quite popular in private Mekong Delta day tours. With a lot of traditional villages, Mekong Delta will give you an opportunity to experience in various cultures of different regions in Mekong Delta. Some famous traditional villages are Pía Cake Village in Soc Trang, Conical Hat Village in Can Tho, Coconut Candy Village in Ben Tre and so on. In particular, if you choose to visit a coconut manufacturer in Coconut Candy Village, you will be instructed to make a coconut candy step by step. Through this activity, you can easily explore Ben Tre culinary culture as well as daily activities of local people.