Ho Chi Minh – Ben Tre (Mekong Delta) – Ho Chi Minh
Highlights / General details
It will take 2 hours to reach Ben Tre, the homeland of coconut plantation. On arrival in Hung Vuong pier we take a boat for a journey along Ben Tre river– one of tributaries of Mekong river to enjoy the peaceful environment here with fresh coconut juice on boat. We shall stop at a brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style by printing and baking. Visit a local house to see how they do things with coconut from its fiber, hard shell, water, flesh. Enjoy the sweet product with tea before leaving. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller to go to village. Stop at mat-weaving village and enjoy some kind of seasonal-fruit. Then take a tuk tuk or ride on shady paths, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on really life and find out about tropical culture from Peasants. You will have a special lunch at a local restaurant with specialty from Mekong delta. Take rowing-boat along water palm creek before back to the Hung Vuong pier and return to Ho Chi Minh city.
Hotel pick-up; Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver; One lunch on board; Boat trip as mentioned in program; Entrance fee to indicated sights; English speaking guide.
Other meals and Drinks; Personal expenses; Any optional additional tours or activities during free time; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily. No tour departures on: February 7-14; December 24-31 (2015); December 24 & 31 (2016).
Tour departs from guests hotel.
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