Enjoy a full day tour of Ben Tre and a boat ride along Bent Tre River on this one of a kind expedition. On this tour, you will discover the lifestyle of the locals as well as learn how poprice and coconut candy are produced. Visit several workshops in the region to witness the making of handicrafts from scratch and traditional bricks made by hand. If you have limited time to explore Vietnam, this tour from Ho Chi Minh City is designed for you.
In the morning, pick up at your hotel and transfer to Be Tre On arrival in Hung vương Pier. Boating on Ben Tre river – one of the tributaries of Mekong river- is along mangrove tree from town to country. Witness lively activities in the morning such as fishing, while you watch the coconut cargo boats float down the river. You'll also stop at a traditional brickwork facility, to see how to make bricks by hand.
Turn on Cai Son canal winding through coconut jungle, visit coconut workshop, have a look at the different stages of coconut processing from husk off & prize out, to peeling out by hand. Go on a small waterway and stop at a local house to see making rice paper and enjoy some rice cake.
Walking along the canal, you'll arrive at the coconut candy workshop, where you can have a look at them making candy by hand. Try some sweets, enjoy some fruits, sip on some honey tea, and listen to local music as well.
Then, you'll cycle over rural tracks or drive a tuk-tuk through a coconut grove, as well as some traditional vegetable plains (cucumber, bitter melon, etc.)
Keep going by rowboat on shady palm tree canal and stop for lunch at a riverside restaurant, before riding a boat back home.