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Ben Tre

Ben Tre

Ben Tre is a province in the Mekong Delta, known as the homeland of the famous Dong Khoi Revolution and also the land of Coconut. Ben Tre is located at the end of the Mekong River, so it owns many canals, and coconut gardens, and orchards. Ben Tre Coconut is famous for its sweetness, aroma and is often used to make coconut candies. Coming to Ben Tre, you should participate in ecotourism activities, stay at a local house, and enjoy the fresh air.

Ben Tre

The area of Ben Tre Province is not too large, so it only takes 1 day or 2 days for you to visit all the tourist destinations in this province.

Main history attraction

Con Phung tourism area: Con Phung has Dua religion relic on an area of about 1,500m², it is preserved all the architecture built from the time of master Nguyen Thanh Nam: 9 dragons yard; Peace Tower (Cuu Trung tower) - where Dua master teaches sermons and spreads the religion. The tower has a strange architecture with dragon and phoenix sculptures carved with fragments of dishes and teapots. Nguyen Thanh Nam self-proclaimed "The ambassador of Peace", bringing peace to all religions, living by fruits (not eating other dishes). There are many souvenirs: red-green masks, picture frames, tricycles, to kitchen items such as cups, bowls, spoons, etc. made from coconut.

Con Phung Tourism Area ben tre

Vam Ho bird sanctuary: Located in the communes of My Hoa and Tan Xuan, Ba Tri district, Vam Ho is home to nearly 500,000 storks, cauldron, and many other wild birds, along with abundant vegetation: guava, bean, custard apple, water coconut, mangrove, pistachio, sea spinach, etc. In Vam Ho bird sanctuary, tourists can take a walk in the forest, floating in the mangrove forest, visiting the resistance center area, go through the bamboo bridges, leaning on a swinging hammock in the forest and enjoy the fresh air of Ba Lai river.
Con Quy: Con quy is located on Tien riverside and 23km from Ben Tre city center. This is one of the most famous destinations when it comes to Ben Tre because of the charming river and the folk music of the Southern region. Tourists can also enjoy many kinds of delicious fruits at local gardens: orange orchards, grapefruit gardens, etc. which is recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity. Floating on a boat to immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of the Vietnam West is a wonderful experience that everyone wants to try once in their life.

Weather

Harvesting Rambutan Fruit In Ben Tre

Harvesting Rambutan Fruit In Ben Tre

Having a warm and sunny climate all year round, it is very convenient for tourism activities so you can travel to Ben Tre any time of the year. Every year, the period from May to July is the best time to visit Ben Tre, this time in the season of many fruits such as Mangosteen, durian, rambutan, guava, jackfruit, breast milk, sapodilla, apple, papaya, etc. Besides taking photos, you can enjoy these delicious early-season fruits and admire the beautiful natural scenery.

Culture

Festival In The Land Of Coconut ben tre

Festival In The Land Of Coconut

Every year, there are many special festivals in Ben Tre, such as Dong Khoi revolutionary traditional festival (17th January) in Dinh Thuy commune, Traditional cultural festival to celebrate the birthday of a famous poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu (1st July) in An Duc commune (Ba Tri district); Festival of delicious fruits - safety and agricultural products in Ben Tre (5th May in lunar calendar), Nghinh Ong Festival (15, 16th June in lunar calendar), etc. Coconut Festival has been raised to become a National Coconut Festival, held every 2 years on 30th April with a variety of activities, attracting a lot of domestic and foreign tourists to come to visit and attend the festival.

TRANSPORTATION

From Saigon to Ben Tre, it will take you about 1h30 minutes to 2 hours drive by car. Tourists can rent a car or buy bus tickets from bus companies to Ben Tre from Saigon at the Western bus station.
In Ben Tre, you can hire a car or motorbike based on the number of your group or your demand:
- Car: A good option if you go in groups. Prices range from 800.000 VND to 1.500.000 VND/ 8 hours. There are some carriers that will surcharges on weekends or run over the specified number of kilometers.
- Motorbike: Can be rented at the hotel or motel you stay in. Prices range from 100.000 VND – 150.000 VND / day.

TRAVEL TIPS

- Tourists should not bring too much luggage and belongings because it will be difficult for transportation.
- Should choose easy-to-wear, comfortable shoes for easy moving on boat.
- Remember to bring hats, sunscreen, and an umbrella to avoid sunlight.
- Should apply cream or mosquito repellent when visiting Ben Tre.
- Ben Tre has many sacred temples and shrines. Therefore, when traveling to these places, tourists need to dress elegantly and follow local principles.

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Ben Tre

Ben Tre is a province in the Mekong Delta, known as the homeland of the famous Dong Khoi Revolution and also the land of Coconut. Ben Tre is located at the end of the Mekong River, so it owns many canals, and coconut gardens, and orchards. Ben Tre Coconut is famous for its sweetness, aroma and is often used to make coconut candies. Coming to Ben Tre, you should participate in ecotourism activities, stay at a local house, and enjoy the fresh air.

Ben Tre

The area of Ben Tre Province is not too large, so it only takes 1 day or 2 days for you to visit all the tourist destinations in this province.

Main history attraction

Con Phung has Dua religion relic on an area of about 1,500m², it is preserved all the architecture built from the time of master Nguyen Thanh Nam: 9 dragons yard; Peace Tower (Cuu Trung tower) - where Dua master teaches sermons and spreads the religion. The tower has a strange architecture with dragon and phoenix sculptures carved with fragments of dishes and teapots. Nguyen Thanh Nam self-proclaimed "The ambassador of Peace", bringing peace to all religions, living by fruits (not eating other dishes). There are many souvenirs: red-green masks, picture frames, tricycles, to kitchen items such as cups, bowls, spoons, etc. made from coconut.

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