The coconut trees occupied a big part of its land. That also is the feature of Ben Tre. Nowadays, coconut tree is the main material to make special handicraft products. Ben Tre coconut candies are famous in domestic and were exported to many countries. Besides, Ben Tre is famous with many kinds of nice fruits. Tourist can take one day trip from Saigon to My Tho then Ben Tre. For tourist who loves nature and the countryside, Ben Tre will offer for staying and overnight at a homestay. Enjoy a boat trip on Tien River, sightseeing the floating fishing village, trying the horse –cart, learning how to make the coconut candy, rowing a small boat in a small branch of a river, admired the beautiful view in a countryside….that is a part of My Tho and Ben Tre Mekong tours.
The best time to visit is the monsoon from June to September.
Bring along camera, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Sampans are available for navigating. Visitors can hire a bicycle or a motorbike see along the river and reach the orchards.