The Mekong Delta has a very justified reputation as the 'rice basket' of Vietnam. This lush, fertile region in the South of Vietnam is characterized by its intricate water-ways, floating markets, sweet delicious fruit and laid back lifestyle. So, if you are loving life in Ho Chi Minh but longing for a change of pace, or if you just want to experience a more traditional Vietnamese lifestyle, in touch with the fabulous nature of the Ben Tre Province, then this day trip is for you.
Detailed Itinerary Of Private Tour : A Day Ben Tre Mekong Excursion
In the morning, leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind as the scenery is gradually replaced with rice paddies and rural villages on your drive to Ben Tre. En route, we’ll stop and pay a short visit to a wet market in Ben Tre. Taking a boat trip around the islets of Ben Tre to seeing local activities on the river. Stop to see how people make bricks and salt. Then, you will continue taking a boat to Cai Son and Nhon Thanh creeks to visit some families showing the art of crafting mats. Take a motor cart (xe lôi) passing by rice fields and vegetable plains to take in the local people’s life in the countryside. After that, take a rest and have lunch at Mr. Hai Ho’s House. You will feel the Southeastern people’s hospitality and enjoy their simple and healthy food that surely makes your trip even more enjoyable. After Vietnamese lunch, you will take a rowing-boat along water palm creek and Cai Coi creek.Return to Ben Tre city to then head back to your hotel.This is certainly one of the best Mekong Delta day tours.
Transport: Boat, Private Car, Rowing Boat, Tuk Tuk