Schedule: BEN TRE 2 days 1 night
Transportation: Travel Bus
1st DAY: SAI GON – HA THAO TOURIST VILLAGE (BEN TRE) (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
04:30a.m: Lien Minh Travel’s tour guide pick up customers at gathering place in Ho Chi Minh city.
05:00a.m: Depart to Ben Tre Province.
06:15a.m: Come to Tien Giang Province, have breakfast at Mekong Reststop Restaurant.
07:00a.m: Continue moving to Ben Tre Province
08:30a.m: Arrive to Ha Thao Tourist Village, located at Nhon Thanh, Ben Tre Province.
Leave the luggage at Ha Thao Hotels’ reception, wear the loose-fitting blouse (Ao Ba Ba), bandanna rental fee (Khan Ran), ride the bicycle to the farmer’s house and become the reality farmer.
09:00a.m: Arrive to farmer, and start to do garden.
Customers are instructed how to plow, hoe and plant vegetables at farmer’s garden, picking coconut and enjoy fresh coconut water at the peaceful village. Besides, customers also watch and experience the exciting foods as “Banh Xeo”, “Chuoi Quen Dua”, “Chicken Salad” and “Chicken Soup”
12:00p.m: Customers have lunch at farmer’s home with the food cooked by yourself
14:00p.m: Customers continue to make “Banh Tet” – one of the traditional food is cooked on New Year or festival in Viet Nam
16:00p.m: Customers ride bicycle to the handicraft village of mat weave, and experience to be farmer to make the beautiful mat by yourself and enjoy fruit here
Come back to Ha Thao Hotel and check-in hotel.
Free to take picture and enjoy some services here, such ad swimming, fishing, boat rowing, rope grasping, water skiing (Customer buy this fee at Ha Thao Hotel’s reception with 80.000vnd/ pax/ time )
19:00p.m: Have dinner at Ha Thao hotel’s restaurant
After dinner, customers enjoy show “Don Ca Tai Tu” , one kind of Viet Nam traditional art and it is traditional cultural characteristic in Mekong Delta. The neoclassical song praises Ben Tre, which showed by musical instrument “Dan Tranh” (16-chord zither), “Dan Co” (two-chord fiddle), “Dan Nguyet” (moon-shaped two-chord lute)
Stay at Ha Thao Hotel
2nd DAY: HA THAO TOURIST VILLAGE (BEN TRE) – SAI GON (Breakfast, Lunch)
06:00a.m: Customers ride bicycle and sightseeing the village market on the early morning where there are many agricultural produce and goods made by farmer.
07:30a.m: Customers back to Ha Thao hotel and have breakfast here
09:00a.m: Bailing out water of ditch and catch fish, one of southern farmer’s daily actions. Customers will be excited and happy when they can catch fishes by themselves as: “Ca Loc”, “Ca Tai Tuong” and grill fishes which you catched.
12:00p.m: Check-out hotel and have lunch at Ha Thao hotel’s restaurant
13:30p.m: Take a boat and refresh feeling experience at Mekong delta, watching coconut garden at banks of Mekong river. Drop of the bring up bee – getting honey station, enjoy honey here. And stop at the coconut candy manufacturing place and enjoy candy: coconut jam, coconut wine, coconut oil, some gift made by coconut.
15:00p.m: Boat arrive to Hung Vuong port, customer take travel bus and back to Ho Chi Minh city
17:30p.m: Arrive to Ho Chi Minh City, and finish the Ben Tre tour.