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VN028- Bentre – A Touch Of Real Life

    1 day

TpHCM - Ben Tre

The Mekong Delta is the southernmost region of Vietnam. It is often referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam as it produces three harvests per year. The fertile Mekong Delta is also famous for its tropical fruits and flowers. The Delta area marks the end of a 4,500km journey made by the Mekong River after having traveled through six countries. Traditional transportation in the Delta is by boat along a vast network of canals and channels

Pick up and drive 02 hours to Bentre province. On arrival, take a boat on Bentre River – one of tributaries of Mekong River, sightseeing lively activities along river. Stop at local brick kilns to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style. Continue going through palm tree- lined canals and visit one of coconut-processing workshops located along canal. It is a chance to interact with local people to know more about rural life and enjoy some candies, coconut juice. Take a short walk to family workshop where they make traditional mats and enjoy some fruits and tea.

Take a motor cart or cycle riding on shady road, pass by green fields and vegetable plantation and find out about tropical culture from peasants. Lunch at “Coconut riverside “Restaurant with specialties such as: Elephant- ear Fish, spring rolls …….

After lunch, Take rowing boats along water palm creek back to pier and drive back to Saigon.

Tour end (Lunch)

TRIP INFORMATION

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Activities:

Highlights:

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

Walking, boat trip

Boat trip in Mekong river, Bee farm, coconut candy workshop

What to take
We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, spare film, drinking water and comfortable walking shoes.

Inclusions
Air-conditioned transportation by private vehicle
English speaking guide
Entrance fees
Lunch

Exclusions
Drinks
Personal expenses