we arrange our own tours, contact me and ill put a good one together for you. ken
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2 days 1 night tour ( HCMC to Ben Tre or Ben Tre to HCMC by boat)
Day 1: Our driver will pick up you from your hotel around 9:00 am, and we depart to Ben tre around 2 hours. Around 11h, you will come to Oasis hotel, check in and take the boat on to the restaurant for lunch with some kind of Vietnamese foods like elephant ear fish, pancake,... after lunch, we take the rowing boat on a narrow canal to look the beautiful view in Mekong delta under the shadow of water coconut tree, after that, we can take the bicycle or motocar to go around the village, stop in coconut candy shop to see how they make coconut candy by hand, enjoy some tropical fruits from their garden and drink some honey tea. Back with the boat, we go to the coconut factory, in there, we see the local people open the brown skin of coconut, the hard shell, the soft shell, by hand.. And continue with brick factory to know about the traditional ways to make the main material to build the house in Mekong Delta.. Say goobye with the brick factory, we cruise the boat in Ben tre river to see the sunset time and stop in the local house , in there, if you want to try to cook some Vietnamese food, the local people will teach you and we have a traditional dinner with them. After dinner, we can take the boat to see the fire- fly on the small canal about 30 minutes and back to the hotel.
Day 2: Breakfast in the hotel . Check out, and you can take the boat or car back to HCMC. On the way back, we can stop in unicorn island to look around and Ap Bac Battlefield and stop in the locals store to get some local noodles ( PHO) and back to yopur hotel. End tour. ( Please contact with the hotel to get the price, and the tour program can change follow your request).
NEWS, day trips out from My Tho. electric frypans heating the same candy, the woven mate has been woven over 50 times , i think the water buffallo is real, i saw it move.
News, we have built a boat small enough to go up the small rivers, and to go were no one else goes.
At the Oasis Hotel in Ben Tre, we are at the heart of the Mekong, surrounded by all the activities that are associated with the day to day life of the Mekong Delta:
The chance to observe and experience these lifestyles makes Ben Tre an ideal destination for seeing the Mekong as its best. The Ben Tre Oasis Hotel is a great base to explore from. We are under 2 hours from Ho Chi Minh City by Bus, or hire car.
Local Area Tours Standard and Specialised
We at the oasis ask you what you want to see, and we try our best to fulfill your wishes. such as boating, cycling, homestays etc. we will organize more specialized tours according to your own special interests and requests if time allows,
Tours from Ben Tre can be big or small: boating around the canals in Ben Tre, cycling through the coconut groves, shopping in town and at the market, visiting the Revolutionary Museum, wandering around the rice paddies or fish farms, a boat trip on the Mekong, seeing how coconut candy is made, local handicraft village tours etc. The choices are long and varied, and we can arrange them all. new of interest, BUNNY PORCUPINE SNAKE CROCODILE FROG DOG SALT SHRIMP TURTLE, THE LIST GOES ON,
Tours to Other Regions.
Further afield, we can arrange for transport to and from Ho Chi Minh City, Nga Trang, Vung Ta, Tri Vinh, Rach Gia anywere. the private company we use have proven safe and reliable and correct price.
We think that for too long travelers to this area of the Mekong have been let down by the lack of infrastructure. But now with easy access to the rest of the region from Ben Tre, and our own experience and contacts, we know we can change that.
We can give you detailed information on the best way to travel to Ben Tre, or we can arrange to have you picked up and driven here. look under CONTACT for more details
You are welcome to contact us before arriving at the Oasis. This will help us to provide you with up to date prices, etc, It will also allow us to time to investigate any special requests you have. Tell us what you're interested in, what your hobbies are, and what you'd really love to see or do ? and we'll try to arrange it for you.