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Mekong Boat Vietnam - Day Tour

Address: 38 Bui Vien Street | Room 309, Ho Chi Minh City 1000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 91 334 05 24
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Ranked #188 of 299 Activities in Ho Chi Minh City
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Mekong Boats Vietnam is a guide to visiting the beautiful country of Mekong detail, with...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Mekong Boats Vietnam is a guide to visiting the beautiful country of Mekong detail, with information on boats,cruises,tours,travel,destinations, hotels and food

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Deutschlandsberg, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went today with "four seasons travel" (1 day to the floating market). They put two groups in one big bus, so when they had finally gathered all the people, we reached the market it was 11:30. The "market" consisted of perhaps 5 boats - very disappointing. Then the guide told us that we only visit a small market, the big... More 

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Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I honestly enjoy cu chi more than this tour. If I could undo my decision, I would probably book the floating market tour instead of this one.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

What waste of a day! Our fault for not checking and understanding the itinerary as we were sold this tour over the floating market tour which is what we wanted to do. The Guide was useless and seemed more intent on 'pimping' the local girls to all the men on the trip. I thought it was disgraceful with his constant... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
50 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We did the combo tour, which had visiting temples, drinking snake wine, paddling boats, riding in a horse cart and having lunch by the river. All of this made the trip worth it as the Mekong River isn't much to see. If you do the trip make sure there are other things to see and that the transportation is good... More 

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Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Five of us took the day trip. We were rather disappointed as the trip took us up a canal in a long boat for 4 people, a sample of some local fruits, visit to a honey farm and coconut candy maker, a rough and rickety ride in a horse-drawn carriage with 2 wheels. The visit is only to one island.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We got a very nice guide who spoke english well, but we were left with the feeling that he was more of a salesperson than a guide. As we were shoveled through the islands like sheeps in a herd, we were constantly reminded to look in the shops and buy some of the "home made" stuff. I liked the part... More 

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Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Good experience. Can see the determination of the Vietnamese in a boat ride. We were served with tropical fruits. Did some shopping. Purchased some pure honey. Stopped at a coconut candy factory. I like the sweet smell of the coconut during the processing. Should try this tour whenever you visit Vietnam.

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KUL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Took the tour with The Sinh Travels which is the famous tour agent there. Good service. Friendly tour guide. We stopped at few places such as coconut candy factory, boat ride, horse ride, bee honey farm with lunch provided.a must go tour

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Took us an hour to get to the river and the boat was still new. The life jackets was not put on but was available readily. The guide wa briefing us all the way to the attractions adn spend a good lot of time the Coconut Island as well as trying the honey. Had lunch in a restaurant, a must... More 

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PERTH
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

You go to Vietnam so you do the Mekong Delta, yes is dirty water, yes it smells bad, but you really get to see how the river works with the boats and where the river people live in the houses that are literally built on stilts in the water, you also go to a market and see pagodas we booked... More 

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