7:30 a.m. Pick up from the hotel with our professional and knowledgableTiger Guide; private car to Ben Tre province.
After 1,5 hours drives through beautiful rice paddy field and Vam Co Tay river, arrived boat station in Ben Tre province. The boat will cruise along the Ham Luong river (a branch of the Mekong) and stop off at various local workplaces to give you a picture of how the local economy works, including a brickworks, where bricks are still painstakingly made by hand; a coconut processing workshop, where you can sample fresh coconut and see how every single part of this versatile nut is turned into food and other products; and a mat weaving house, where straw mats are woven using a hand loom – you can even have a go at weaving yourself!
Stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life, before boarding your xe loi (a kind of motorized rickshaw) or bike and traveling pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to see a real life of the Mekong and his culture, where you also can visit fruit orchards.
It is time for lunch at a local restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch, featuring such local specialties Vietnamese dishes.
Whenever you are ready we will board a sampan for a relaxing trip along narrow canals, before the boat back to Ham Luong pier and drive back to Ho Chi Minh city.
5:30 p.m. Arrived to the hotel. Tour finished.