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Ben Tre - Ba Lai Legend River Full Day

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A "water wonderland" with limitless rivers, canals, and lush fruit orchards is how the Vietnamese Mekong Delta is often described. After a stressful work time, why don't you take a full-day excursion in the tranquil Ben Tre - Ba Lai Legend River to relax and enjoy nature? Let's immerse in the local lifestyle by visiting a coconut candy workshop, take a boat trip in the Ba Lai River,...

Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre - Ba Lai River - Mekong Delta
Departure:  Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (Dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (Dist. 1)
Theme: Off the beaten track, Nature
Suitable: Young Adults, Group Travel
Type: Private tour

Tour Highlights

  • Visit local factories and see how they make coconut candies, bricks,...
  • Sightsee local people’s daily activities, see how local fishermen fish on the Ba Lai river
  • Take a motor-cart ride on the village roads through the green coconut trees

Itinerary Expand all

Full day: Ba Lai Legend River Discovery


  • You will be picked up at Hung Vuong boat station.
  • Take the boat on the Ben Tre River to visit the coconut candy workshop - a specialty of the native where you can enjoy delicious coconut candies and try to make them for the first time.
  • Leisurely walking to visit the brick - kiln to see how local people make bricks by handy methods. Then visit the coconut processing workshops (coconut peeling, cutting …) of the native and witness the coconut coir manufacturing facility.
  • Return to the boat and continue cruising on the river to relax tension. Sightseeing local people’s daily activities on the riverside.
  • Stop to visit the coconut gardens where you can pick up and enjoy fresh and cool coconut water and tropical fruits.
  • Take a rowing boat along palm creek, a perfect chance to take pictures of the natural and stunning scenery.

Pretty view on rowing boat

Peaceful rowing boat trip 

  • Experience an amusing time on the "xe loi" (Lambro/motor cart) on the village road with the vast garden of coconuts, grapefruit,...
  • Stop to have lunch with traditional dishes of the Mekong River region at the garden of Mr.10 Ua.


  • Walk into the boat station. Take a boat trip along the Ba Lai Legend River with the coconut stretches to see how local people fish on the river. Chilling and enjoy the tranquil time while the boat returns to the station.
  • The bus driver picks you up at the pier to go back to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Drop off at the hotel. End of tour.
Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:


Price & Inclusion

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US $84/pax

US $168

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • 1 Lunch
  • Car, Bicycle
  • Accommodation: NA (1 night)
  • Transfer round trip from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Boat trip on Ben Tre River
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • English Speaking guide
  • Entrance Fees

Price Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Other services not mentioned above

Cancellation Policy

  • More than 7 days prior: 10% of total rates.
  • From 4 to 7 days prior: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

Children Policy

  • Child under 3 years old: F.O.C (limiting to one child per booking only).
  • Child 3 - 10 years old: 75% adult price.
  • Child from the age of 11 must be pay full rate.

Customer Reviews

Excellent 4 reviews
Traveler rating
Score breakdown
  • Itinerary 9.5
  • Food/Drink 9.5
  • Tour guide 9.5
  • Enter/act 9.5
  • Transportation 9.5
Excellent - Mr.Charles Dorbandt


Mr.Charles Dorbandt and his wife in Mekong Delta
Visit a brick kiln
Local vehicle
Boat trip on winding canals
Excellent - Ms.Teo Lee Nah

Seeing Ben Tre province took all day, but it was a good experience. We had a great time exploring the Mekong Delta by sampan and boat. On our tuk-tuk rides through the countryside, we stopped at three homes to enjoy local fare: freshly made sugar cane juice, coconut juice, and tropical fruits, and a… More

Excellent - Ms.Teo Lee Nah

Highlight of our holiday trip!! Thanks to the thoughtful arrangements by our guide, Mr Long, we have had a great and enjoyable time at Ben Tre. Would definitely recommend to friends!!

Excellent - Ms.Clare Harvey

We particularly liked the variety of day tours, they really packed a lot into the day, especially the last tour to the Mekong Delta ( this is the part in our itinerary that you changed - so interesting having a variety of transport, cars, motorbike transporter, 2 boat trips, an excellent lunch in a… More

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