My Tho


My Tho, is the capital of the Tien Giang province in Southern Vietnam. It is the first city in the Mekong Delta travellers from Ho Chi Minh City will arrive. Situated about two hours by bus south west of Ho Chi Minh city, Its proximity to Ho Chi Minh City has made My Tho the most popular destination for day-trippers to the delta looking for a taste of authentic delta life. Here visitors can take a sampan along the waterways, visit tropical fruit orchards and try the local delicacy, see the production of honey liquor and production of noodles.  There is also a snake farm nearby where Cobra venom is taken for traditional medicine.