VIETNAM TOUR

Full Day Mekong Delta – Ben Tre

INTINERARY

 

 

This is outstanding province in Mekong River delta, that why there are a lot of traveler coming to explore Ben Tre, Impress Travel offers you the tour departure from Ho Chi Minh City, visiting Ben Tre for full day and return to Ho Chi Minh City or keeping going down to Can Tho city.

Depart Saigon and drive to Ben Tre province which situated in the Mekong River, Ben Tre is famous for tropical fruit gardens and traditional handicrafts made of coconuts. The first stop will be a brick kiln to see how the locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand. Continue your visit, board on your private boat and start cruising to a coconut workshop where you can learn about the multiple uses of coconut in the daily life.

DETAILS

 

 

Depart Saigon and drive to Ben Tre province which situated in the Mekong River, Ben Tre is famous for tropical fruit gardens and traditional handicrafts made of coconuts. The first stop will be a brick kiln to see how the locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand. Continue your visit, board on your private boat and start cruising to a coconut workshop where you can learn about the multiple uses of coconut in the daily life. Back on board for another short cruise to a small family-run mat workshop. You will be introduced and can try to making sleeping mats under the instruction of the friendly mat-makers.

 

Later, get on motor cart (or hop on a local bicycle and ride of 3 km) and travel along the narrow shady village roads to admire the tranquility of the Mekong villages. Arrive at the Garden House of a tropical fruit farmer and enjoy a walk around his orchard. Chat with the farmer whilst tasting fresh seasonal fruits in his garden. Hop on motor cart (or bike) and continue your leisure sight-seeing. If requested, take an optional stop en-route at a small wooden chopstick workshop. Continue touring around these sleepy villages until arriving at a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, have a short break before getting on sampan for rowing through the idyllic water palm creek. Arrive at your main boat and cruise back to Hung Vuong Pier where your driver awaits for a drive back to Saigon.

 

NOTES

Suggested time: 08.00

Duration: 08 hours

Biking distance: aprox. 3 km

Request for local bike must be informed before the trip for proper preparation

 

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INCLUSION

Transportation in air conditioned private vehicle

 

English speaking friendly tour guide

 

Lunch mentioned as the itinerary

 

Entrance fee

EXCLUDED

International flights

 

All other meals

 

Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc.)

 

Gratitude to guide and driver

 

Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above

 

Optional excursions

 

Airport transfers

 

Travel insurance

 

Visa Fees, airport taxes or any other government fees or additional surcharges

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REVIEWS

``I did not realise the benefits of having a tour guide before this trip. Having someone who was so friendly, knowledgable and approachable added greatly to enjoyment and learning experience of Vietnam.``

Isaac Bell – Australia

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