Experience a real homestay in the Mekong Delta near Ben Tre and explore its waterways by kayak. Get a feel for real local life in the Mekong when paddling through the waterways to Coconut Town where they make unique handicrafts, entirely made of coconut. Disco... View more
Destinations: Ben Tre, Ham Luong
Duration: 2 days & 1 night
1.909.000,00 ₫

Day 1 : Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre

Itinerary Details day 1: HCMC – Ben Tre

Depending on your hotel location you will either be picked up or you’ll need to go to our meeting point to start your Mekong Delta adventure! Please see your voucher for specific details.

After arriving at Ham Luong dock we board the boat and cruise along the Ham Luong River, a tributary to the Mekong River. The cool breeze from the river and lush tropical islands along its banks will immediately get you excited to explore all the great things ahead.

We’ll visit various local workplaces to experience many wonderful examples of how local people use ageless techniques to create their crafts, including activated charcoal, dried coconut, handy coconut husk brooms and many family businesses using coir, or coconut fiber, to create amazing art. We cruise around the village roads by “Xe Lôi”, the local vehicle, which is a kind of motorized rickshaw. We then go kayaking through natural canals to get a unique feel and experience of the peaceful beauty of the Mekong River as well as the rural life there.

Perfect your morning with a delicious and filling lunch at a local host house.

After lunch you’ll have some free time before continuing with more activities, cycling around the village or treat yourself to a relaxing time to relish the beautiful countryside, fishing, and cooking with the locals.

Enjoy dinner and an overnight homestay experience.

Day 2 : Ben Tre - Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast and lunch)

Picture of Ben Tre - Ho Chi Minh City

Itinerary Details day 2: Ben Tre – Ho Chi Minh City 

Enjoy an early wake up to enjoy the peaceful countryside in the morning before we enjoy breakfast. We take bicycles to visit the local market and shop for fresh vegetables and ingredients which we later use to prepare your lunch. We’ll visit the Hung Nghiem pagoda. We also give you the opportunity to learn how to make natural soy sauce by an in-house nun. Visit a small family’s business workplace producing raw material for coconut fiber. Later, it’s time for cooking and enjoying lunch at the homestay and after lunch we visit a local fruit plantation, enjoy some seasonal fresh fruit and spend more enjoyable time on the rowboat through the natural canals. Enjoy some time to relax before we’ll embark the sampan and return to the dock and make our way back to Ho Chi Minh City where the ends at around 5.30pm.

This tour only runs on Wednesday and Sunday with a minumum of 2 people. Maximum 15 people.

What’s included? 

  • A/C transportation & sightseeing as programmed
  • Entrance fees and local boat trips in the Mekong Delta
  • Cooking class, bikes and kayaking
  • Meals as indicated in the program and homestay for 1 night
  • English speaking guide

What’s excluded?

  • Beverages, taxes or service charge and personal expenses
  • All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above

What do I need to bring? 

  • Booking voucher from us
  • Cash for personal expense

What do I need to know?

The period in between November and April the weather is still changeable from sunny, to chilly and rainy. It is advisable in this period to bring some rain protection and some warmer clothing. During the period of April to November it will good to pack a wide brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, a camera and lots of batteries.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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