HO CHI MINH CITY – BEN TRE PROVINCE, COCONUT’S HOMETOWN (MEKONG DELTA)
TOUR CODE: DAY6
Time : Full-day tour, 08:00 – 17h30
- Meet locals as you explore the villages and islands along the Mekong River
- Enjoy a rowing boat trip along the canals under the green canopy of water-coconuts trees
- Stroll around orchard gardens and savor tropical fruit
- Learn more about the processes of making coconut candy, brick,…
- Enjoy a folk singing performance by friendly local people
- Feast on Vietnamese cuisine with famous Mekong specialties
Full-day tour to explore the Mekong Delta life (L)
Arrive in Ben Tre. From a boat pier, take a boat trip cruising along Ben Tre River to see the daily life of local people by the riverside.
Next, visit a coconut candy workshop, see the manufacturing process of making coconut candies – one of the famous typical products of Ben Tre Province, try some delicious coconut candies and seasonal tropical fruit.
Walking on the green village path and discover daily local active life. Visit coconut shell workshop, coconut shell activated carbon factory, classic “fired brick and tile” by local Mekong soil.
Take the boat trip to visit a riverside village, take a walk on small paths to come to visit a Temple of the village named Phuoc Thanh. Explore their daily life connected nature and culture where they believe in ancestor and religion.
Continue to cruise along the Balai river, see thousands of green mangrove trees, enjoy the peace and beauty of nature along the journey.
Getting to different experiences by taking local transport like a motor cart (locally named “Xe Lôi”) or riding a bike on the village roads through the green coconut plantations, banana plantations and orchards…
After lunch served with special local food at a local restaurant, take a rest or spend time in the orchard, enjoy some tropical fruit and relax.
Take a rowing boat riding along a small canal under the shade of coconut.
Back to the port by big boat.
Drive back to Ho Chi Minh. Transfer to your hotel. End of services.
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