Only 90 minutes driving from Saigon, you will be in the center of Ben Tre city, an attractive destination not only for its eco-tourism but also for its culture. Being one of the 13 delta provinces in the Mekong Delta, Ben Tre is home to coconut trees known as the "Coconut land of Vietnam" which is composed of three islands: Minh, Bao and An Hoa island.

The town’s sleepy waterfront, lined with aged villas, is easy to explore on foot, as is the rustic settlement across the bridge to the south of the center. This is also a good place to experience boat trips in the area. Moreover, the riverside path and the narrow lanes on both sides of the river are ideal for cycling.

Price from: US $ 103 /pp

Start city: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

End city: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Durations 2 Days 1 Nights

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) – Ben Tre

Extendable with optional tours from Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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Day 1: Saigon – Ben Tre – Homestay
Day 2: Ben Tre – Dong Tam snake farm – Saigon

 

Prices are quoted in US $ per person, double occupancy.

Day 1: Saigon – Ben Tre – Homestay

Today spend a day away from the busy city of Saigon and drive to Ben Tre Province. Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, an ancient southern architectural gem in Tien Giang en route. On arrival at Hung Vuong Pier, board on your private boat for a glimpse at the delta scenery while enjoying coconut juice. Experience the unique lifestyle of the Mekong Delta as you visit fruit orchards, coconut groves, brick workshops, and home-made products such as coconut candies, rice cakes, handicrafts etc. After a short walk to visit a local family to learn how they make sedge mat and enjoy tea, tropical fruits, take "Xe Loi", a kind of motorized rickshaw or you can hop onto your bicycle and peddle through picturesque villages (about 20 minutes). Stop at a riverside restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch. Then board a sampan for a relaxing trip along narrow canals. Stay at a homestay in the village.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay

Day 2: Ben Tre – Dong Tam snake farm – Saigon

After breakfast, you are free to ride a bicycle around the village to visit morning local market or visit rice paper cake workshop. Check out. Then your driver will take you to visit Dong Tam Snake Farm, established in 1979 on the area of 30ha. Dong Tam is medicinal plant cultivation and the study and treatment of snake-bite. There is a snake-breeding zone with approximately 400 species to feed or even to play with. There is also a collection of fishes, crocodiles, turtles, etc. Then drive back to Saigon. END TOUR.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A

  • Visit Ben Tre with Vinh Trang Pagoda, an ancient southern architectural gem in Tien Giang. Enjoy a boat trip to experience the unique lifestyle of the Mekong Delta as you visit fruit orchards, coconut groves, workshops. Enjoy "Xe loi" or Biking trip through picturesque villages Interact with local people Experience one-night homestay in Mekong Delta Try local dishes

 

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Price Included

  • Private English speaking guide
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Private transportation with A/C
  • 2 bottles of water/day
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat trip

Price Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights into and out Vietnam
  • Vietnam Visa fee
  • Tipping and other personal expenses
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