The ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. It’s a water world that moves to the rhythms of the mighty Mekong, where boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.
8.00AM pick you up in hotel located in central city. After 2 hours driving from HCM city, you will arrive AN HÓA bridge, Ben Tre province. Walk to the workshop to see how the local people peeling-splitting-paring coconut by traditional ways. Then take the boat to visit a local factory to see many kilns to make activated charcoal from coconut hard-shell.
Crossing Mekong river, called Cửa Đại & Cửa Tiểu, 30km far from the Eastern Sea, we arrive Tam Hiêp Island. Next, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time. Come to the local family to enjoy some kinds of fruits, honey-tea.
Walking / Biking on small village paths through huge orchards to arrive special farm where they are planting the creepers (called LÁ SÂM). We pick up some leaves for making & tasting this special herbal jelly.
Biking/walking to have the best lunch at Ut Trinh’s home. After lunch, we back to our boat to come to visit Long Thạnh Communial House. This the national architectural heritage before coming back our car! 5.00PM arrive in Saigon, drop you off at your hotel.
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