Mekong delta day trip
8:00 Our guide will mee you at your hotel' s loby. Then we make 2hours journey outside of bustling Ho Chi Minh City to the famous Mekong Delta that considered “Rice bowl of Vietnam”. The delta is blessed with the best weather, excellent geographic location and a vast area of 3.8 million hectares of rice cultivable area. Our destination is Ben Tre where is famous for its coconut plantations.
Upon arrival in Ben Tre city, taking private sampan ride to visit local brick kilns to learn how the local burn bricks in traditional method. Continue sampan ride along one of the town's scenic and peaceful canals where you can disembark to visit a riverside coconut candy workshop to learn about making the sweet keo dua the region is known for. Taking brief walk into local village to visit a mat weaving family, where sedge mats are woven by using a hand loom.
Riding on motor cart (Tuk Tuk) on shady village road, passing by lush rice fields and vegetable plains next. Stop at local restaurant for delicious lunch featuring such local specialty as elephant-ear fish and river shrimp.
Go back to the main boat by sampan rowing boat. We you also visit local market where you can buy seasonal fruit. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh city.