Ben Tre Province
Ben Tre is a province of Vietnam. It is one of the country's southern provinces, being situated in the Mekong Delta.
In what has been called "the start of the Vietnam War", in January and February 1960 the Viet Cong attacked and took temporary control of several districts in Kien Hòa Province province (now Ben Tre Province).
Visiting the Bee Farm, you can drink freshly made honey tea and eat tropical fruits, while listening to traditional music
MEKONG 1 DAY
SAI GON – MY THO – BEN TRE – SAI GON
Depart from Sai Gon and head to Ben Tre Province. Boat trip along river to see brick kiln factory, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat weaving house. Visiting the Bee Farm – drink honey – tea and eat tropical fruits, listen to traditional music and go to the Coconut Candy Factory, Transport is provided by motorbikes and Sampan along the water coconut canals to enable you to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Have lunch before returning to the bus and going to the Hotel in Sai Gon.
- Air conditioned Bus
- English – Experienced Tour Guide
- 1 Meal with Local Foods and 8 dishes
- Entrance Fees, Boats And Tickets
- Water & tissues…Everyday
FEATURED TOUR PRICE:
1 DAY TOUR: HO CHI MINH – MY THO - BEN TRE - CAN THO.
- From 2 to 14 pax: 80 USD / 1 pax
- More than 14 pax : 70 USD / 1 pax
Ben Tre Bricks Klin Factory
As one of the popular industries in Mekong Delta, brick factory. In the past, Vietnamese used many natural materials for building house such as clay mud, timber and water palm leaves. Especially, Mekong Delta got a friendly weather all year round, it rare to have strong storm or typhoon, people tended to make their house simple and temporary.
Till the late of nineteen century, French governors built palaces and houses which were more solid and strong and use to be made by cement and brick. Vietnamese quickly learnt from French techniques and gained more skills to make brick. With large of clay resources around Mekong Delta and full of natural fuel such as rice husk, char coal and mud coal, local people have fulfilled demand of bricks in constructions.
In this factory basically everything is done by hand.
The shop selling the coconut candy (keo dua) is in the front and the factory is in the back. The visit of the factory where you see the women making the handmade candy is free.
Coconut Candy Factory