THE LAND OF COCONUT – BEN TRE
Day trips to the Mekong Delta from Saigon are popular for travellers that don’t have time to make a longer journey into Viet Nam’s rice bowl. Known by Vietnamese as the “Coconut jungle”, Ben Tre is one the best area to explore the untouched and natural landscapes of Mekong Delta .
Ben Tre is a province of Mekong delta and very famous for coconuts and fruits. It’s located at the last of lower Mekong River, so there are many canals. You will discover its local life, traditional activities, etc. An authentic and relaxing experience.
Departing from Sai Gon to Ben Tre city. On this arrival, our small boat take us around Mekong delta lower river branches and visit including a coconut processing workshop . In coconut handicraft village, you’re amazed cos you see all kind of edible products are made of the flesh and milk of the coconut, like coconut candy with peanuts, cashews inside or mixed with durian fruit, popped rice with coconut candies. You can visit a coconut factory where you will see how they make the candies, enjoy some and of course buy them. It’s so amazing, right!
Continuing the journey, stop at a quiet village, you have a short walk to visit their local life and know the way local people use the peaceful river as a part of their life, that’s so traditional before boarding xe loi ( a kind of motorized rickshaw) or biking 20’ to reach a nice riverside restaurant for local lunch.
After filling lunch, a sampan (a main transport in Ben Tre) for a tranquil trip along the picturesque canals. Come back to the port and continue to visit Ben Tre city before heading back to Sai Gon. End of the services.
Price : 1,100,000 vnd / person ( group tour max 10 people) .
Transfers from/to Ho Chi Minh City
- Boat and bike tours
- Bottles of water Admission fees.
- English speaking guide.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips & gratuities.
- VAT & Services Charge
- TRAVEL TIPS
- Active, outdoor clothing, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses is recommend