At the end of the year, you should go to the West of Vietnam once time to visit the land of "sweet coconut and long rivers" Ben Tre. Tourist will have a chance to immerse yourself to islands and feel the full rustic, sincere of the Ba Lai River. Ba Lai River is located in Ben Tre province, with a length of 55 km, it flows from Tan Phu commune to the sea by Ba Lai estuary.
Ba Lai River
More than 80 km from Ho Chi Minh City to the West, it takes about 2 hours to reach Ba Lai River, visitors will admire the pictures of charming natural landscapes with coconut trees, crowded boats, and orchards. From Huu Dinh market (Chau Thanh), tourists can visit the fields, harvest fresh fruits, and vegetables with local people. And there is nothing more beautiful than the beautiful morning, l cycling around the peaceful village. The slow and peaceful life of the locals here will give the tourist a pristine color of life.
Catching Fish In Ba Lai River
The image of people fishing along the Ba Lai River makes visitors unable to take their eyes off. Besides that, you can also visit the coconut candy factory to enjoy hot candy, have a trip in the coconut garden, cocoa garden, visit the manual brick kiln, learn about the process of producing Cocoxim canned coconut water in Giong Trom district, etc. are also activities that are popular with tourists, especially international ones.
It is really lacking if you miss the culinary here: the specialties of orchard area and typical seafood dishes which full of rustic flavor and not easily confused with any other destination, such as roasted cloves of coconut, copra, steamed crayfish, etc. are delicately processed with unique and delicious flavor. At night, tourists can enjoy the scenery, live in a homestay or drive to Can Tho, continue the journey to explore the West of Vietnam.
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