Ben Tre is a green island between the four corners of Mekong River. It’s becomes an attractive destination for those who like to explore the green space. Ben Tre has many famous attractions for traveller. Such as Tan Quy Islet, Phung Islet, Vam Ho bird sanctuary, orchard tourism.
How Ben Tre Is Unique?
Ben Tre is a province in the Mekong Delta, known as the homeland of the Dong Khoi Revolution and a land of the Coconut. Ben Tre is located at the end of the Mekong River, so Ben Tre has many canals and coconut groves. In addition to coconuts, Ben Tre also has many orchards scattered in many districts, most of which are concentrated in Cho Lach and Chau Thanh districts. Travel Vietnam to Ben Tre you should participate in ecotourism activities, stay in the family of local people, enjoy the fresh air.
The area of Ben Tre province is not large, so only a day or two days. You can visit all famous tourist sites in the province. Normally, you should combine Tien Giang and Ben Tre travel itinerary.
When is the best time to travel to Ben Tre?
Travel to Vietnam you can go anytime of the year. But to visit Ben Tre you should go in the summer (June, 7, 8). Because the coconut is the most colorful because tropical fruits. Such as mangosteen, durian, rambutan, longan… in the season so visitors are rewarded. The scene is spoiled for good taste.
How to go to Ben Tre?
From Saigon to Ben Tre about 1h30 minutes to 2 hours by car. So you can go there by private car or by shuttle bus from Sai Gon bus station.
Transportation in Ben Tre
- By Car: A good option if you go into groups. Prices range from 800k-1tr500k / 8h. There are some companies will add weekend surcharge or surcharges exceed the km prescribed so be careful!
- By Motorcycle: Can be rented at your hotel or motel. Prices range from 100k-150k / day.
Top 3 Accommodation recommended in Ben Tre
Forever Green Resort
4 star resort known as Coconut Village will be a perfect stop for most objects by the spacious space with lots of trees, outdoor swimming pool.
Mango Home Riverside
10 km from the center of the city, this 3 star resort has a very romantic and peaceful view of the Ben Tre River. Mango Home Riverside is a medium-sized hotel (550k / person). But not enough to please tourists, thanks to the environment friendly Ben Tre river. nice swimming pool.
Jardin du Mekong Homestay
Situated on the banks of the Song Doc River, Cho Lach, this homestay is suitable for visitors who really want to enjoy themselves in the heart of the West. Just look at how to decorate rooms with Southern and surrounding “home garden” is just relax right! Room rates in USD, range $ 61 / room but stay 3, 4 people.
What to eats?
Banana dam near Truc Giang lake
This dish is simply banana bean and grilled charcoal with coconut milk. This dish is not a full-bodied banana, but rather a banana between the two cutting boards. The deliciousness of this dish is hot baked banana is served with hot coconut milk. The restaurant is from midday until late afternoon but usually ends early. If you want to eat, then get out early, eat right at the new restaurant.
Cake soup cracked
This dish is a specialty of the western specialty made from rice flour, often dressed with duck meat ginger sauce. The reason is called sliced bread sliced to make bread flour soup people will use rice flour, kneaded according to individual recipes of each person. Often, it is difficult to find a place to sell because they usually carry the burden, only local people know the journey, but you can ask any local people.
Grapefruit Master Tea
Located in Nguyen Hue street near Dong Khoi Kindergarten, selling from the evening. Although many places to sell tea in Ho Chi Minh City but can not find a good place to do as here. Sweet tea, long fiber and especially only 10k / glass only.
Surely you do not know what rice is but specialty. If you have the opportunity to visit Ben Tre, you have to try this. Com Tam here is better than in Saigon. Ban rice in Ben bamboo is real rice, meaning cooking from the plate should be difficult to cook than the normal rice we eat. The meat is usually roasted pork, sliced thin, so thin that you can see through the other, in addition to chicken ram, small rind, fried egg quarters, cucumber, tomatoes, pickles… Both make a sticky rice and eye catching enough nutrition. Places sell in many places in the province, most of them are delicious. One option for this dish is Tieu Chi Rice near the Industrial and Commercial Bank, or the back yard. The pool is sold in the morning.
Sightseeing in Ben Tre
Con Phung tourist resort
Con Phung has an area of approximately 1.500m², is preserved the status of architectural items built from the Taoist teachings of Coconut is Nguyen Thanh Nam: 9 yard dragon; Peace Tower – where he teaches Dharma and teach religion, the tower has strange architecture with the touching dragon, the phoenix is attached with broken pieces of dishes, warm cup The a big peak. Nguyen Thanh Nam declared himself “the Land of Peace,” the policy of bringing peace from all religions, living by the fruits (not eating other products).
There are a lot of souvenirs: red-blue masks, photo frames, tricycles, kitchen utensils like bowls, bowls, spoons… most of them are made from coconut.
Vam Ho bird sanctuary
Located in the two communes of My Hoa and Tan Xuan, Ba Tri district. Which is home to nearly 500,000 storks and cauldrons and other wild birds. With wild forest palms and plentiful vegetation. Such as guava trees, soya bean, sarong, soursop, coconut water, mangrove, scrub, dates, umbrellas, sea vegetables…
Visit Vam Ho bird sanctuary, visitors can walk forest road, Take in the mangrove forest, visit the resistance base, go through the bamboo bridge, lax back on the hammock swaying under forest foliage, breathe fresh air of Ba Lai River.
Orchard of Cai Mon Fruit
Famed with Cai Mon Durian in Vinh Thanh Commune, Cho Lach District. Every season there are fruits to eat. Cai Mon craft village also provides many millions of seedlings such as durian, mangosteen, mango, pepper, citrus and citrus.
Cai Mon is also home to many artisans, the philosophic varieties that make up the bonsai and deer, deer, dragons, phoenix… very nice. Products are sold in Thu Duc, Bien Hoa… and exported to countries in Southeast Asia.
Located along the Tien River and 23 km from the center of Ben Tre is Con Quy. This is one of the most famous destinations when referring to Ben Tre by the charming river atmosphere and the melody of the sweet Southern actor. Come Mekong delta tours to Con Quy. You will live in a peaceful space, never appear urbanization, the climate is extremely peaceful. In addition, visitors also enjoy delicious fruit right in the garden labels, orange orchard, grapefruit garden… to drink a cup of honey smoke rose lightly and enjoy the melody of amateurs who have been UNESCO Recognized as the intangible cultural heritage of mankind.
Sitting on riverbanks watching the rich, green and peaceful trees in the West is one of the experiences that everyone may want to try once in their lives. Con Quy is definitely one of the most powerful mark left in your mind after leaving Ben Tre.
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