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Tour code:[COT01] - COCONUT COUNTRY
Natural waterways worm their way into coconut jungle and handy family worshops are located along canal or under tree shades will bring you in a peaceful country in Bến Tre. In addition, ricefield, vegetable plain and live activities around are remarkable higlights in tour.
Pick up: 8:00 AM and go to Ben Tre - 86 km from Ho Chi Minh city by river – one of tributaries of Mekong river. We will visit local market with snack, rats, eels, birds, frogs.... for sale and take a short walk to Hùng Vương Pier for taking a boat on river. Stop at brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional method - soil brick is molded from clay, arranged inside kiln and became brown after baking.Visit coconut processing worshops located along canal. Go on natural scissors creeks where they look more narrow to village. Take a short walk to family workshop run by women making sleepmats and enjoying some fruits and tea by the way chatting with local people to know their rural life.
Take a motor cart (xe lôi) or biking on shady road, pass by rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on realy life and find out about tropical culture from Peasants. Lunch at "Green Coconut” riverside.
Afternoon-Take rowing boat along water palm creek and boat back to Hùng Vương Pier. Tour end.
*Boat, sampan, motocart, bicycle, fruits
(US$ 189)/Person (solo)
(US$ 85 )/Person (2 to 3 pax)
(US$ 69 )/Person (4 to 7 pax)