Ben Tre – Ba Lai Legend River Full day

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City Ben Tre Ba Lai River
Duration: 1 day -   Private tour
Theme: Off the beaten track, Walking/Trekking, Family Holiday, Adventure , Explorer, Cycling -   Suitable for: Active travellers, All ages, Family
Departure:
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (Dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (Dist. 1)

The image of Mekong Delta of Vietnam is described as a "water world" with endless rivers and canals and luxuriant fruit orchards. Away from the noisy and bustling city, down to the South to enjoy fresh air, you will find a soothing and refreshing after a stressful work week. Enjoy a full day tour in Ben Tre to experience the daily life of the people at riverside and see how local fishermen fish on the Ba Lai River.

Highlights

  • Visit local factories and see how they make rice paper cakes, coconut candies, bricks
  • Have a sightseeing at local people’s daily activities, see how local fishermen fish on the Ba Lai river
  • Take the motor-cart ride on the village roads through the green coconut forest and cocoa gardens to visit the fruit orchards.
Time Destination Activities Meals
Full day Ben Tre – Ba Lai Legend River Start from Ho Chi Minh City, depart for Ben Tre.

Visit local factories and see how they make rice paper cakes, coconut candies, bricks.

Take a rowing boat ride along meandering canal and have a sightseeing at local people’s daily activities, see how local fishermen fish on the Ba Lai river. Take the motor-cart ride on the village roads through the green coconut forest and cocoa gardens to visit the fruit orchards.

End of tour, transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Distance: Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre: 90 km (1 hour drive).

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Price Includes

  • Transfer round trip from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Boat trip on Ben Tre River
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • English Speaking guide
  • Entrance Fees

Price Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Other services not mentioned above

Full Itinerary

Full day Ben Tre – Ba Lai Legend River
8:00 Pick up at hotel in Saigon and depart for Ben Tre.

Visit some local workshops. First is a rice paper cake workshop and see how they were made by hand, then a brick kiln. Next, take a boat on Ben Tre river to visit the coconut candy workshop. Here, see manufacturing process of making coconut candies - specialty of this coconut land. Friendly locals will invite you to try some delicious coconut candies. Continue cruising on the river for relaxtension, see daily activities by the riverside to see how local people’s fishing on the Ba Lai river.

Stop to enjoy the lunch with featured dishes of delta region at the garden of Mr. 10 Ưa (Thuy Uyen restaurant).

In the afternoon, take a ride on local vehicle called "xe loi" (motor-cart) on the village roads through the green coconut forest and cocoa garden to visit grapefruit and coconut gardens. Spend time in the gardens, pick up and enjoy fresh coconut water. Take crowing-boat along meandering canal under the shade of palm trees on the shore. Continue to visit a milpa and feel the daily life of the people. You can try hands on picking grass, fertilizing with the local farmers. On the way you can take a rest at local home to see the local people makes sugar cane juice – you can do it yourself.

Around 17:00, the bus driver picks you up to go back to Ho Chi Minh City. Drop off at hotel. End of tour.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: Accommodation: NA
Activities: Start from Ho Chi Minh City, depart for Ben Tre.

Visit local factories and see how they make rice paper cakes, coconut candies, bricks.

Take a rowing boat ride along meandering canal and have a sightseeing at local people’s daily activities, see how local fishermen fish on the Ba Lai river. Take the motor-cart ride on the village roads through the green coconut forest and cocoa gardens to visit the fruit orchards.

End of tour, transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Distance: Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre: 90 km (1 hour drive).

  • "Xe Loi"
  • Fishermen

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
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Price Includes

  • Transfer round trip from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Boat trip on Ben Tre River
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • English Speaking guide
  • Entrance Fees

Price Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Other services not mentioned above
  • Service fee for payment by credit card (3%)

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 7 days prior: 10% of total rates.
  • From 4 to 7 days prior: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

Children Policy

  • Child under 3 years old: F.O.C (limiting to one child per booking only).
  • Child 3 - 10 years old: 75% adult price.
  • Child from the age of 11 must be pay full rate.

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Ms.Clare Harvey

Melbourne, Australia

24 October, 2016

We particularly liked the variety of day tours, they really packed a lot into the day, especially the last tour to the Mekong Delta ( this is the part in our itinerary that you changed - so interesting having a variety of transport, cars, motorbike transporter, 2 boat trips, an excellent lunch in a… More

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