Canoe ride Thoi Son Island Mekong Delta Vietnam.

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Impressive palm groves in Thoi Son Island.

Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang

Thoi Son Island, accessible by a 45-minute boat ride on the Mekong River (Mekong river cruise reviews) from Mytho City,

Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang

Thoi Son Island is located in Chau Thanh District, Tien Giang Province.

Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang

Since 1990, Thoi Son has become a tourist resort welcoming hundreds of visitors.

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Thoi Son Island known as Viet Nam fruit store

Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang

Typical Monkey Bridge in Thoi Son Island.

Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang Thoi Son Island, My Tho, Tien Giang

Thoi Son Island or called Thai Son or Lan Island is located in the downstream of Tien River, in Thoi Son Commune, Chau Thanh District, Tien Giang Province. What makes the appeal of Thoi Son Island is not only tropical fruits but also its potentials for developing tourism.

85km from Ho Chi Minh City, Thoi Son Island is a famous ecotourism spot in Tien Giang in particular and in Mekong Delta River in general. With the area of 1,200 hectares, it looks like an island in the middle of Tien River. To reach this tourist spot, tourists can take a 45-minute boat trip on the Mekong River from My Tho City.

The most attractive thing of Thoi Son Island is that when you come here, you seem to get lost in a different world. The most suitable way for commuting is going canoe along canals between coconut palms ranges and sonneratia trees. Cool air and the distinctive smell of alluvium and mud will bring tourists new experiences. Coming to Thoi Son, visitors will have a chance to enjoy the life of locals and take part in their daily activities. Gardening houses hidden in the shadow of luxuriant orchards and the aroma of tropical fruits, especially the scent of sapodilla are what makes Thoi Son Island irresistible. With the cheap ticket to the garden (50,000VND), you can eat fruit in the garden freely. This type of tourism service is so popular Thoi Son Island and it is also the reason why this land is regarded as the fruit store of Vietnam.

The beautiful scenery of Thoi Son Island, without doubt, makes almost all travelers forget the busy life in urban cities.
You will have the sense of tranquility in front of the western riverscape with open space, clear water and green trees. If you want to want to go for stroll, walk along winding stone roads and pass through luxuriant orchards. Or else, you can sit in the gardening houses, sip a cup of honey tea and listen to traditional music. The night in Thoi Son is magical with the moon, breezes and water waves. Taking a boat on the river to see the rising moon or reciting some poems with friends while listening to the singing of the lassie is an interesting travel experience that you perhaps have never tried in your life.

On Thoi Son Island, you can enjoy a kind of drink which is the mixture of tea, alcohol, pollen, honey and gecko. Besides, specialties of this land are not a bad choice for souvenirs when you leave here: coconut candies, coconut oil or snake wine. Don’t overlook Thoi Son cuisine with typical features of this western land. Some characterize dishes are grilled fish, goby hotpot, steamed snakehead fish with gourd… If you dislike such foods, you can also require restaurants or eateries to cook some chicken food.

Many international tourists have chosen Thoi Son Island as a perfect destination for totally different travel experiences. There are a lot of unique folk games of locals waiting for visitors: Ostrich riding, grass sliding or scoop ditch to fishing… Joining these exciting games in loud cheers of people around will bring travelers real feelings of the rustic life on this land.

Thoi Son is known with the mild climate, numerous intertwined rivers and seasonal fruits all year round. Those are also advantages of Thoi Son Island to develop as a famous ecotourism spot in Vietnam. If you haven’t been here, try coming to this island one time to discover the uniqueness of natural scenery and deep cultural values.

 

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