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We had a great day on and around the Mekong River.
We began by taking a Ben Tre Boat Trip.
Embarking at Ben Tau Harbor we sailed across to Unicorn Island where we spent some time at an orchid garden, saw bee hives and had...More
We had a wonderful trip from My Tho on various boats a long the Mekong Delta passing floating fish markets, through the mangroves to visit Ben Tre.The final boat was small and very low in the water so was difficult to climb into, not good...More
Ben Tre is one of those places if you want to get off the usual tourist traps of Vietnam. The area is the coconut growing area of Vietnam, you can tour the rivers and local area by boat as well as experiencing the local culture....More
Decided to spend 2 nights in ben tre rather than a day tour from hcm. There are no local morning markets but had read reviews of these being touristy more than for locals so picked ben tre as closer, 2 hour bus ride and seemed...More
We loved Ben Tre. Not too big, not too small. Close to HCMC but far enough away. Interesting variety of things to see and do in area including boat tours, coconut factories, brick and charcoal works, bicycle riding through the villages and just chilling out...More
For anyone looking for the Cargo boat mentoined in the lonely planet guide... we went searching and it finished running 6 months ago! If you’re despearate for a boat you can find a private tour for about $95 but the fun sounding cargo boat with...More
We truly enjoyed our visit to Ben Tre as it brought us closer to the real Vietnam, far from the crowds of Ho Chi Mihn City. Our guide was a local and knew where to go. We first took a private boat across the Mekong...More
We had a great day in Ben Tre/ Coco island area. Great English speaking guide Thui.
The people appear so calm and smiley.
Ok so it’s touristy in a way but if we’re honest that’s just how it’s going to be and if by buying...More
We had a day trip in Ben Tre and it was a wonderful experience. Te boat trip took us along a very beautiful area with coconut on both sides of the river. We also visited some local house where the local people produce some local...More