Mekong Delta

THE INSIDER’S MEKONG DELTA – BEN TRE

SAIGON – Outside BEN TRE - CHOCOLATE FARM - SAIGON

The INSIDER’S MEKONG DELTA tour is designed for those who wish to experience the highlight things of the area but get away the touristy spots within a day.

Instead of being in tourist island, you will be taken a bit further away to get into a small village where you will see local handicraft business, have more chance to interact with locals, biking around to see people's daily life, enjoy delicious home cook menu, relax with peaceful atmosphere in the countryside and check out the significance vibes of the region …

 Tour type: Private Tour

 Departure time: 7:45 am (Optional)

 Duration: Full day.

 Transportation: Private car, boat and bicycle.

 Itinerary:

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 is ready to welcome. Board a motorboat and ready for your well spent day.

  • Start the trip by stopping at a local coconut workshop to see the process how they peeling – splitting – paring coconuts in the traditional ways.
  • Continue visit another local factory to see many kilns to make activated charcoal from coconut hard-shell.
  • Take the rowing boat to get deeper into the small canals to enjoy the countryside vibes.
  • Seasonal local fruits and honey tea will be tasted at a local orchard. 
  • Continue with a bike ride around a small peaceful village to have a closer look of the neighbor area, their daily life…
  • Arrive the special farm where they planting Lá Sâm. You will have a chance to pick the leaves for marking it your own. Then, tasting this special herbal jelly. (Optional)
  • Visit one of the typical traditional countryside house style of region and have lunch with delicious home cook menu by them.
  • After lunch, on the way back we stop at the Communal House with the national architectural heritage.

14:00: Heading back to Saigon.

On the way, you’ll have a chance to stop at a Chocolate Farm, where you’ll see first-hand how chocolate is made in this family-owned business and have a chance to talk with family members about their 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+
 Price/ pax 

$125

$110

$95

$82

Contact us

 

Including:                                                                                  

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

Excluding: Personal expenses.

 

 

Hotline: +849 3996 9823

Please feel free to drop us a line to contact us