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The Ben Tre area is famous for its keo dua (coconut candy). Many local women work in small factories making these sweets, spending their days boiling cauldrons of the sticky coconut goo before rolling it out and slicing sections into squares.


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Mekong Delta Guided Tour from Ho Chi Minh city with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ben Tre, Ben Tre, Ben Tre Province, Mekong DeltaStart at 8:00AM & End at 5:00PM in Ho Chi Minh city.Departing from your Ho Chi Minh City. During the 1.5 hour drive, pass by green rice fields before arriving at the beautiful rural My Tho. The first stop is Vinh Trang pagoda. It is the biggest pagoda in the Mekong Delta region. Your morning trip continues from here by motorized boat on the Tien River to the Qui (Tortoise Islet). On the way, see the fishing port, boat-building workshops, and the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet.Walk into the village, where you can visit a local fruit garden and enjoy the tropical fruit while listening to Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by islanders. Here you also can join daily activities of the local people and take in the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside. Visit the bee house, and take the picture of the snakes. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard garden.The boat cruise will lead you through Bao Dinh canal, entering Ben Tre province — "the land of coconuts." Here you'll see a typical agricultural model called "Garden - Pond – Cage,” before visiting the coconut candy-making shop.Next, enjoy a rowing boat trip on the small canal, fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s trees. After your boat ride, relax in a hammock or take a bike ride around the island before returning to the bus. You will arrive back in Ho Chi Minh City at around 4:30 to 5:00 PM. Duration: 6 hours

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Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City Small-Group Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Guide To Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh CityComing to Sai Gon, Vietnam ? contact us today

$1340 Multi-day & Extended Tours

10-day Small-Group Vietnam Highlight Tour

Day 1, Arrive Ho Chi Minh City. Meet you at Tan Son Nhat international airport (depends on your arrival flight) and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.    Day 2: HCM - Cu Chi (B,L) 8:00-8:30 Drive to visit Cu Chi Underground Tunnel - a battle field in the Vietnam War.  Afternoon, visit the Central Post Office – typical French style architecture, Notre Dame Cathedral, Independence Palace, China Town and Thien Hau pagoda. War Remnants Museum, Jade Emperor Pagoda. O/N in HCMCDay 3, HCMC – Mekong Delta (B,L) 8:00-8:30 Depart from Ho Chi Minh and head straight to Ben Tre, Board a small boat to visit typical workplaces including small brick factories, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat-weaving house. Cycling tour to explore the surrounding fields before boarding a sampan for a tranquil trip along the picturesque canals. Transfer to hotel. O/N in HCMC. Day 4, HCMC - Da Nang - Hoian (B,L) Transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for flight to Danang. Transfer to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. O/N in Hoi An. Day 5, Hoian - Hue (B,L) 8:00-8:30 Leave Hoi An for Hue, Visit the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 and the elaborate mausoleums of emperors Tu Duc. O/N in Hue.  Day 6, Hue – Ha Noi (B,L) 8:00-8:30 A boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue’s best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang. Transfer to Hue Airport for flight to Hanoi, the modern capital of Vietnam. O/N in Hanoi.  Day 7, Hanoi (B,L) 8:00-8:30 Visit the city's landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature (First University built in the 11th Century). Free walking around Hanoi Old quarter for shopping and short visit Dong Xuan market. Enjoy 1 hour cyclo tours around the Hanoi City's old quarters. O/N in Hanoi. Day 8, Hanoi - Halong (B,L,D) 7:15-8:00 Depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. O/N on the Junk Cruise. Day 9: Halong - Hanoi (B,L) Waking up and having breakfast served onboard. Continue cruising around the bay. Take sampan to visit Luon Cave and come back to the boat. Transfer back to Hanoi. O/N in Hanoi. Day 10, Hanoi Departure (B) Transfer to Noi Bai Airport (depends on your departure flight).  

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Mekong Delta at Can Tho and Floating Market Overnight Trip

DAY 1 HO CHI MINH CITY – MY THO – BEN TRE – CAN THO – OVERNIGHT HOMESTAY (L,D)You will meet the driver and guide in your hotel lobby. Free pick up service applies to hotels in district 1 only. Leaving Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy the scenic journey along the national highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit the Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank.Proceed to Tortoise Islet and have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh, a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre. Enjoy cruising on a hand rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Have a short cycling tour, if time permits, then enjoy a seasonal fruit and honey tea to the sound of Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by the locals. Visit a local family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as your roam through fruit plantations and villages. You will proceed to Can Tho for overnight at a home with dinner arranged. DAY 2 CAI RANG/PHONG DIEN FLOATING MARKET – HO CHI MINH CITY (B,L)After breakfast, take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Rang floating market. The liveliest in the region. Have the opportunity to try Vietnamese vermicelli soup and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly, local people and experience how to cross a monkey bridge, which is only built by one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden and after, stop for lunch. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City by bus, the last stop is to see how incense sticks are made. Your trip will end at your hotel.

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Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta Small Group 1 Day

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh CityDiscover the immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the various traps used during the war and enter and crawl through one of the tunnels.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Ben Tre, Ben Tre, Ben Tre Province, Mekong DeltaMy Tho is 86km away from Ho Chi Minh City and one of the attractive destinations not to be missed. The major economy of My Tho is from agriculture. Coconut trees occupy most of its land, thus it dominates the My Tho’s scenery.There will be activities such as taking a boat ride on Tien River, overlooking the floating houses along the river, sitting on a horse-cart and taking part in learning how to make the coconut candies as well as participating in rowing a small boat in a canal….Break away from day life and spend your holiday in Mekong Delta, you can experience not only the differences between the lifestyle of city dwellers and country people but also the landscape along the streets or the river banks in our speedboat and car.After arrival in My Tho, you will ride on a local motor boat along Dragon Island, Unicorn Island, Phoenix Island, Turtle Island and stop at the famous Unicorn Island. While at the Unicorn Island, you will visit natural pure honey at a bee keeping farm, taste some honey wine, rice wine, banana wine…Walking on the village and taking rowing boat along the nature water coconut canal to see local’s daily life in Mekong Delta.From there, you will continue your motor boat trip to Ben Tre province to visit a handmade coconut candy workshop. Then transfer to a small motor boat and travel along the lush, green canals, and stop at local restaurant for Vietnamese lunch.After that going to another area on the Unicorn Island:+ Enjoying some kinds of tropical fruits at the orchard garden and listening to the Southern traditional music.+ Local boat will take you back to My Tho, then come back to Ho Chi Minh city.Duration: 4 hours

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Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta tour full day

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh CityDiscover the immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the various traps used during the war and enter and crawl through one of the tunnels.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Ben Tre, Ben Tre, Ben Tre Province, Mekong DeltaMy Tho is 86km away from Ho Chi Minh City and one of the attractive destinations not to be missed. The major economy of My Tho is from agriculture. Coconut trees occupy most of its land, thus it dominates the My Tho’s scenery.Duration: 4 hours