- Duration: 8 – 10 hours
- No credit card needed
- Instant booking
Imagine yourself to be surrounded by lush foliage, with the aroma of fresh fruit and flowers in the air. Feel the gentle wind on your skin as you glide along the river, admiring the Mekong Delta’s stunning beauty.
Our one-day trip to Ben Tre will transport you to a hidden region of beauty and mystery where old customs and traditions are still vibrant and alive. Join us on this adventure to explore the Mekong Delta’s secrets for yourself. Book today and start your experience.
7:30 am: You will be picked up from your hotel/Airbnb and go to Ben Tre City. Along the freeway, you will have a chance to see the beautiful Rice Paddy Fields.
10:30 am: We will take the boat ride on the Ba Lai River in Ben Tre. The motherland of coconut to understand how the locals not just only have coconut for juice, but for other manufacturers, including coconut candy and coconut oil.
11:00 am: Cruising to discover the local culture of the South and to see how the locals live their life, such as lively activities on waterways by cargo boats, fishing boats, kinds of fish traps, and handicraft factories of coconut process.
11:30 am: Continue the journey to visit coconut charcoal ovens – make products from coconut shells as active charcoal (a kind of material for battery).
12:30 pm: Taking the rowing boat which is paddled by the local people on the amazing beautiful coconut canal in Ben Tre. Hop on a tuk-tuk (cycling is optional) through the coconut grove of the village to see how the locals make sleeping mats.
1:30 pm: We will have a set menu of delicious Southern local lunches in the riverside family restaurant. After lunch, you might Relax and keep going by rowing boat on a shady palm tree canal.
2:30 pm: The boat will ride back to the boat station and head back to Saigon.
Finish at 6 pm.
- Set menu lunch (vegetarian lunch is available)
- Transportation (pick-up and drop-off in Districts 1, 3, 4)
- Well-experienced English-speaking guide.
- All boat trips and bicycles
- Fruit and tasting
- Coconut juice and bottles of water
- All sightseeing tickets
What’s not included
- Anything not mentioned
Free pick-up service is available from hotels located in the Ho Chi Minh City center area, including Districts 1, 3, and 4. During the checkout process, kindly provide us with your pickup details.
If you prefer, you can also meet us directly at the designated starting point: 01 Cong Xa Paris, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
For pre-paid services (deposit/ full price payment), we will accept to refund if you would like to cancel the service. However, as always, to prepare the services best for you, we will pay for cars, and restaurants in advance, which can not be refunded when reaching a certain time.
The refund percentages are as follows:
- Cancellation 7 or more days in advance: 100% refund
- Cancellation 4-6 days in advance: 50% refund
- Cancellation within 3 days: 0% refund
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