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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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$18 Day Trips & Excursions

Mekong Delta Small-Group Tour with Vinh Trang Pagoda & Lunch

• 8:00AM We will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city then head to Mekong Delta.  • Enjoy the scenery and green rice paddies during the one and a half hour bus ride. Along the way, we will visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the biggest pagoda in the Mekong delta. Continue to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along the Mekong River, where you can see fish cages and floating houses on the river. • The boat takes you to a small canal, escaping the hustle and bustle of the town. We disembark at a coconut island in Ben Tre and enjoy a walk around the village. Stop at a local family home to enjoy tropical fruit, taste the honey tea and honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music performed by the villagers. Check out the coconut candy shop and learn how to make candy, and see handicrafts made from the coconuts. • Take your time snapping photos and enjoy the natural scenery before we head to the local restaurant. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food. Enjoy your lunch outside under the shade of the trees. After lunch, enjoy your time relaxing, walking or bicycling along the countryside road. • Travel back to Saigon and arrive around 5:00pm

$31.99 Day Trips & Excursions

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 HCMC Day 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).  

$88 Food, Wine & Nightlife

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.

$52.99 Cultural & Theme Tours

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

$199 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

MEKONG DELTA TOUR (PRIVATE FULL DAY TO MY THO & BEN TRE& CON PHUNG)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ben Tre, Ben Tre, Ben Tre Province, Mekong DeltaHCM – My Tho – Ben Tre – HCM ( start 8.00 – return 17.00 )Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, 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 shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories. *Included: A/c transfer, English speaking guide, 01 mineral water/pax, 1 Lunch, entrance fee, Boat trip in Mekong.*Excluded: Travel insurance, tips, drinks, personal costs. Duration: 10 hours