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2-Day Tour Ben Tre - Can Tho
2-Day Tour: Ben Tre – Can Tho from Ho Chi Minh city

2-Day Tour: Ben Tre - Can Tho from Ho Chi Minh city

From 254$/person
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Ben Tre – Can Tho 2-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City experiences boating through small canals, cycling through Mekong villages, and more.

The compact journey takes you to the unique attractions of two famous tourism provinces of Mekong Vietnam, Ben Tre and Can Tho.

Book now a rustic journey with rich culture and fascinating local experiences!

Duration

2 days 1 night

Transportation

Boat, car

Hotel

No

Style

Explore

  • Free pick up: Ho Chi Minh city center
  • Drop off: Ho Chi Minh city center
  • Departure: 8.00 am or time requested

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Itinerary Mekong Delta Fruit Garden Tour

At 8.00 am: Heading to Ben Tre from Ho Chi Minh

Our driver will pick you up at the hotel (or meeting point) and head to Ben Tre. We will start the Ben Tre full day tour to visit some interesting places.

At 10.00 am: Explore Mekong life on Che Say River

Arriving at Phong Nam bridge, The boat will take you along the Chet Say River to see the scene of the river by seating on a boat such as watching fishing activity of locals.

Dinghy pier at Ben Tre tourist area
Dinghy pier at Ben Tre tourist area

At 10.30 am: Unveiling the Brick Factory and Coconut Haven in the Mekong Delta

Explore the time-honored craft of manual brick making at a local factory, where traditions are molded.

Coconut wooden vase, indispensable decoration in the Coconut house
Coconut wooden vase, indispensable decoration in the Coconut house

Then, savor the pride of the Mekong people as you witness coconut products come to life. Indulge in the freshness of coconut and enjoy a sweet interlude at a coconut candy factory, where seasonal fruits and honey tea await. A brief, yet rich, immersion into the heart of Mekong Delta’s craftsmanship and flavors.

At 12.00 am: Village Vistas and Cultural Threads: A Cycling Escape

Cycling in a small village, visit the weaving mat house. On the way, you will see the houses of local people with unique architecture imbued with the culture of Western Vietnam.

Tourists are visiting the fruit orchard
Tourists are visiting the fruit orchard

Having lunch at the fruit garden.

Having a delicious meal for lunch at My Tho Ben Tre tour
Having a delicious meal for lunch at My Tho Ben Tre tour

At 13:30 pm:  visit the Small canal of water-coconut.

Experience Xe Loi ( a special type of Vietnamese tuktuk) to get a small canal, the highlight of the trip was a relaxing peaceful calm rowing boat on the small canal of water-coconut.

Tourists move along small canals at the tourist area in Ben Tre
Tourists move along small canals at the tourist area in Ben Tre

At 14:00 pm: Visit Vinh Trang temple – Back to My Tho

Vinh Trang Temple, with its fusion of Vietnamese, Khmer, and Chinese architectural influences, unfolds like a historical tapestry. Ornate carvings, intricate details, and vibrant ceramic mosaics adorn the temple, providing a visual feast for those seeking cultural richness.

Vinh Trang temple at My Tho
Vinh Trang temple at My Tho

At 18:00 pm: Back to Can Tho and check in hotel

At 5.30 am: Early starting to catch the fabulous views of Mekong Delta river

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (if it is in the city center) or meeting point and then take you to our boat where you will start your tour.

It takes around 40 – 45 minutes to arrive at the Cai Rang floating market.

On the way, you will have a chance to watch the sunrise on the Mekong River.

Boat driver paddling in the early morning in Can Tho floating market
Boat driver paddling in the early morning in Can Tho floating market

At 6.15 am: Getting closer to local’ lifes in floating market

  • You will arrive at Cai Rang floating market. Our boat driver will drive the boat slowly around the floating market so that you can enjoy observing how local people trade products on their boats and enjoy the bustling atmosphere.
Vendor on Floating Market
Vendor on Floating Market
  • You will experience sitting on boats and having breakfast on the floating market which is a must-do when you visit the floating market.
Tourists enjoy a unique breakfast at floating market
Tourists enjoy a unique breakfast at floating market
  • Getting up on the pineapple boat and enjoying watching the floating market from a high view which opens you to the whole scene of the floating market. Have the freshest pineapple as the dessert and have joyful conversations with hospitable vendors on their boat. (if it doesn’t rain).
Tourists having pineapples at the floating market
Tourists having pineapples at the floating market

At 7.30 am: Experience traditional rice noodles factory

You will keep boating over to a local noodle house where you make your own rice paper and noodles guided by local people.

Tourists try making clear rice noodles
Tourists try making clear rice noodles

At 8:15 am: Immerse yourself in the beauty of small canal

  • Heading to authentic small canals – one of ten prettiest canals in the world. It takes more than an hour on the canals. Our boat driver will stop driving, but paddling slowly so that you can immerse yourself in nature.
Tourist check in small canal in Can Tho
Tourist check in small canal in Can Tho
  • You will see many fruit orchards along the canals and local houses where local people are living. Sometimes you will see local people wave at you and say “hi”.

At 10:30 am: Get to know about Cacao trees and how to make chocolate by hands

Arriving at the HANDMADE chocolate farm immersion. After small canals, we will walk 10 – 15 mins to the cocoa plantation. There is one only man in Vietnam who makes chocolates with his own technique and recipe which will definitely impress you.

Find out more via Emagazine: Muoi Cuong – The story of a cocoa farmer in Mekong Delta.

Tourists visit Cocoa farm in Can Tho
Tourists visit Cocoa farm in Can Tho

At 11:30 am: Starting to discover Son islet

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and then head to Son islet on Mekong River (it is an eco-tourism-based community destination).

At 12:00 pm: Experience the local life and traditional cuisine on Son islet

  • Visiting Tropical fruit orchards (seasonal), where you can pick fruits directly and try eating them right at the garden because it is organic.
Visit rambutan garden on Son islet
Visit rambutan garden on Son islet
  • Visiting a Mekong Delta traditional house, learn with us how a Mekong Delta traditional house is arranged, which traditional jobs used to cohesion with locals in the past via local stories.
Monkey bridge on Son islet
Monkey bridge on Son islet
  • Making local cakes guided by local chefs.
Making steamed broken rice
Making steamed broken rice
  • Having lunch at a local house.
Enjoy local lunch on Son islet
Enjoy local lunch on Son islet

At 14:30 pm: Explore a unique fish farm and the picturesque of Mekong River

  • Walking around the authentic island, visiting many fish ponds which are made by local people.
  • Having a chance to visit a floating fish farm on the Mekong river and enjoy watching the sunset on the Mekong river.
Son islet
Son islet

At 16:00 – 20:00 pm: Going back to Ho Chi Minh

Noted: The time can be flexible depending on the weather or your requirements.

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Tour Price Details

Adult/Young (from 15)
Teen (10-14)
Child (6-9)
Infant (under 6)
254 USD
190 USD
127 USD
Free

Accommodations

5 star hotel
4 star hotel
3 star hotel
about $75
about $46
about $23

*This is our recommendation for accommodation. Please contact us and we will send you the hotel list.

Discounted rate of 5-10%

As part of our service, we offer to help you book a hotel from our list at a discounted rate of 5-10%. This service is completely free of charge, so please let us know if you'd like our assistance in booking your accommodation.

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What's Included

  • Breakfast on the 2nd day
  • Every Lunch and snacks
  • Boat & Car
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Fruits and drinks
  • Pick up and drop off at the meeting point.
  • Gifts and alcoholic drinks.
  • Accomodation
  • The tours only include picking up and dropping off passengers from (to) Can Tho city center. So if your hotel is outside the city center, please contact us before you book our tours.
  • We offer bus and speedboat booking service free of charge , please contact us for further information.
  • It is recommended to bring a mosquito repellent spray as you will immerse yourself in the countryside.
  • Please let us know if you have any allergy concerns.
Restrooms are only available at every stop.
Not available.
  • Unfortunately, a wheelchair is not accessible on the boat trip to the floating market.
  • Although our tour guides are unable to use sign language to communicate with deaf people, we will provide paper documents that include instructions and the information of destinations.
  • There is no specific rule for clothes. Comfortable clothes are recommended.
  • Do not forget to bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • You should avoid high heels in order to easily get on the boat.
  • You can try rice noodles, fresh fruits, coffee and juice at the floating market. Be careful not to eat strange food.
  • You can try noodle pizza, a type of fried noodle, at the noodle factory.

Terms & Rules​

Cancellation Policy

For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement.

More than 45 days prior to trip departure. Cancellation fees will be charged for issued flight tickets, issued visas, transfer, and according to hotel policies. Otherwise cancellation will be charged according to the following schedule.

Days prior to pax arrival Cancellation charge:

  • 15 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
  • 7 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
  • Within 72 hours before arrival: 100% tour price.

Tips explore Can Tho

FAQs

Booking is easy! You can secure your spot by contacting us through our website, email, or phone. Provide your details, preferred dates, and any special requirements.

We accept various payment methods for your convenience, including credit/debit cards and cash. Please check with our booking team for specific details.

Absolutely! The tour is designed for participants of various fitness levels. The cycling portion is leisurely, and we ensure everyone can enjoy the experience.

Yes, we can accommodate dietary preferences. Please inform us of any specific requirements during the booking process, so we can make the necessary arrangements.

Wear comfortable clothing suitable for cycling and walking. Don’t forget sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses.

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