My Tho – Ben Tre Full Day
My Tho city , which sprawls along the Upper Mekong River is one the closest cities in the mighty Mekong Delta to Hochiminh city ( Sai Gon ). Visitors can reach the city for 1 ½> ½hours drive along the National Highway ‘s the green rice fields.
Those who are in tight schedule can take a day tour to My Tho with boat trips around the 4 beatiful islands named as Dragon, Unicorn, Pheonix, Tortoise island with fruitful garden. Enjoy the rowing ride unther the shadow of the water-coco nut palm along the tiny canals in Ben Tre province is realy remarkable. Friendly local famers with cheerfull smile invites guests fresh fruits right in their orchards. You can sometimes cactch up the Vietnamese traditional folk music while walking through the villages to experience how they garthering for traditional birth, weddings parties or a death ceremony in the Vietnames coutyside path.
A smooth one and half hour bus ride passing rice fields and stopping over the National highway 1 , leads visitors to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong.
The morning trip continues on the motorised boat to enter My tho city to through Bao Dinh natural canal. Vicitors then pay a visit to the My tho street fruit market alongside the canal. Here they can join in with the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the atmosphere.
Visitor then take a cruise on the Tien river to the Qui ( Tortoise island ). On the way, they view the fishing port, stilt houses, boat building workshops, the other Dragon, Pheonix and Unicorn island. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard to the sound of ” Southern Vietnamese folk music “, performed by the islanders.
After visiting the coconut candy mill, the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal is something visitors can not miss.
Then continue on to Ben Tre province – ” the country of coconut ” , to see a typical agricultal model call ” Garden – Pond – Cage ” , then enjoy the relaxing honey tea. Visitors’ expectaions will be fullfiled by final boat trip back to My Tho on the Tan Thach natural canal, which is fully covered with water coconuts. Head home to Hochiminh city by bus.
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