Mekong Delta



The INSIDER’S MEKONG DELTA 1 day tour to Ben Tre is designed for those who wish to experience the highlights of the area but avoid the touristy spots – and all within a day!

Instead of being in tourist central, you will be taken further away to visit a small village. Here you will see a local handicraft business, have the chance to interact with locals, cycle around to see people's daily life, enjoy delicious home-cooked food, relax in a peaceful atmosphere in the countryside and experience the real Mekong Delta on a 1 day tour, away from the crowds…

 Tour type: Private Tour

 Departure time: 7:45 am (Optional)

 Duration: Full day.

 Transportation: Private car, boat and bicycle.


7:45: You will meet your guide at your hotel, then depart for Ben Tre Province.

9:45: Arrive at the meeting point where our private boat will be ready to welcome you on your Mekong Delta 1 Day Tour. 

  • Start the trip by stopping at a local coconut workshop to see local people peeling, splitting and paring coconuts using traditional methods.
  • Continue to another local factory to see the kilns used to make charcoal from coconut shells.
  • Take a rowing boat to travel further down the small canals and enjoy the countryside vibes.
  • Taste seasonal fruit-and-honey tea at a local orchard. 
  • Continue with a bike ride around a small peaceful village to have a closer look at the area and the locals’ daily life…
  • Arrive at the special farm where they plant Lá Sâm. You will have a chance to taste a special herbal jelly and pick the leaves for making your own. (Optional)
  • Visit one of the traditional countryside houses in the region and enjoy a delicious home-cooked lunch.

14:00: Heading back to Saigon.

  • We stop at the Communal House, a great example of our national architectural heritage.
  • Visit a Chocolate Farm, where you’ll see first-hand how chocolate is made. You’ll also have the chance to talk with different people about their family-business and their lives. 

17:00: We will arrive in Saigon to drop you off at your hotel and say our goodbyes. 


  Group size     2 people   3 - 4 people 5 - 6 people 7 - 8 people 9 people +








  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Food and drink as mentioned above.
  • Bottled water per person.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Private car, boat and bicycle.
  • Parking fees and fuel.
  • The visiting program.

Excluding: Personal expenses.



>>> About BEN TRE Province

Our 1 Day Ben Tre Tour is a beautiful introduction to the Mekong Delta. Away from the tourist hotspots, you’ll experience life how the locals live it – on foot, by bicycle and by boat. With its waterfront promenade the area is one of the most picturesque in the whole of the region – Ho Chi Minh city to Ben Tre makes an unforgettable day trip!

Alongside its glorious scenery, Ben Tre is perhaps best-known for its coconut candy, an all-natural and amazingly-moreish local delicacy that comes in many flavours – be sure to try it while you’re there and bring back a souvenir or two!


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