2D/1N BEN TRE - CAN THO

Ben Tre, situated in the Mekong Delta region, Ben Tre exchanges city scenes for lush rice paddies and fruit farms. At the pier, embark on a fascinating motorboat excursion past stilt houses, fish farms and scenes of countryside living.

Highlights

  • Visit Ben Tre situated on the Mekong Delta River
  • Explore the sceneries of countryside, narrow canals and rustic villages
  • Enjoy meeting locals of the region and their friendliness, while sipping on a cup of honey tea
  • Watch and listen to a traditional folk music performance 
  • Visit the astonishingly beautiful Turtle Island

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  • Duration

    2D/1N

  • Destinations

    HCMC - Ben Tre (Can Tho)

Our Services Include:
  • English/German speaking guide
  • Private air-con transportation & Cruise in Mekong delta.
  • Entrance fees
  • Mineral water & Cold Towel
  • Sampan/rowing boat experience as mentioned in the program.
  • Home-cooked lunch (without drinks)
Our Services Exclude:
  • Tipping for tour guide & driver
  • Other services that were not mentioned in our program.

The additional surcharge applies for bookings on Tet (Lunar New Year).

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ITINERARY/SCHEDULE

HCMC to Ben Tre (2-3hrs) 110km 

Depart from your hotel for a 2 hours’ drive to Ben Tre, located in the Mekong River Delta and known as a kingdom of coconut. Upon arrival, visit the local business where you will see how the local pare the coconut shell, learn about the benefits of coconut as well as its importance to the local’s life. Afterward, embark the traditional wooden boat and start sailing along Binh Chanh river then make a stop at the activated charcoal factory before crossing the Mekong river to Tam Hiep island. Next, board a small rowing sampan via the narrow canals which lead you to the local house and meet a veteran who participated in the flight against the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, have a chat with him while tasting some tropical fruits. Later, start cycling through the fruit orchards for the visit at the creepers farm and learn about the local herbal jelly before concluding the excursion by a home-cooked lunch by the local family. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Ben Tre - HCMC (2-3hrs) 110km

Depart from your hotel and head to the port to embark on a traditional wooden boat, start sailing along Ben Tre river and make a first visit at the coconut candy workshop nearby to observe the process making this delicious candy by hand. Later, walk on the village’s path to visit some local businesses such as the paring coconut shop, the activated charcoal factory where you will see how the local pare the coconut shell, learn about the benefit of coconut as well as its importance to the local’s life followed by the visit at the bricks-kiln. Return to your private boat and proceed to Phuoc Thanh community house then disembark and start cycling through the countryside by passing the fruits and orchards, until you reach the local restaurant where a tasty lunch will be served. Afterwards, experience the rowing sampan which goes along the narrow canals lined by nipa palms before taking the three-wheels motorbike (Tuk Tuk) to the drop-off point and drive back Saigon.