Tour route
Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre
2 days / 1 night
Ho Chi Minh City / Ben Tre
Tour type
City Breaks

The tour will take you to non-touristy place in Ben Tre – the kingdom of coconut in Viet Nam to discover real life by boat and bike and stay in a farmer house. Get over one night in peaful country. In addition, you will have opportunities to interact with peasants in field, join cooking with host to make some local dishes.


At 8:00 our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive to the South of HCMC to get to Ben Tre River – one of tributaries of Mekong River (86 km). Upon arrival, take a boat trip on natural canal to see lively activities along river as fishing, water transferring… Stop to see how people make bricks, coconut fruits processing. Turn on natural scissors creeks to go to village where we visit famer house weaving sleepmat. Take motor cart (xe loi) passing by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on really life and find out about tropical culture from peasants. After lunch, we take a cycle riding under tree shades to visit countryside in Mekong Delta. Visit rice factory and stop at Mr. Sáu Khánh’s house – a peasant has collected a lot of ancient porcelains. Then take rowing-boat along water palm creek and boat along Cai Cam River to Mai’s House in Mo Cay. Check in Homestay. Relax with interesting activities such as rowing boat, catching shrimps in a creek. Stay overnight at homestay (toilet outside), as the family, basic but clean.

Day 2 BEN TRE – HO CHI MINH CITY (Breakfast/Lunch)

In the morning you take a bike on paths to morning local market to buy vegetables and other foods.  Visit some of the small private craft of the residents, until you again reach homestay, where you can prepare the midday meal with your hosts. Check – out and transfer back to Hochiminh. End of the tour.

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