ITINERARY: CUCHI TUNNEL - MEKONG DELTA
DAY 1: CUCHI TUNNEL – BENTRE – COOKING CLASS
8h00 Hotel pick-up. enjoy a half day excursion to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of tunnels which stretched for over 200 km, became legendary during the 1960's. The Cu Chi Tunnels played a vital part in the Vietnam War in that they allowed the Viet Cong to control a large rural area just 30 to 40 km away from Sai Gon. The network, parts of which were several levels deep, consists of innumerable trap doors, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens.
The tunnels are between 0.5 and 1m wide, just enough for a person to crawl along, which give the visitors a unique experience and feel of what underground life in the Vietnam War must have been like. For those who are interested.
Transfer to Bentre on the way to have lunch and check in homestay.
afternoon biking around village. go to ferry get on boat pass through river. Water coconut trees along river. Take picture at nice landscape on bridge
coconut prosessing workshop: You will see each period to make production from coconut fruit and make biological fertilizer. made from natural coconut fiber,
Kayaking: Paddling a kayak through canal with the shade of coconut trees beside bank and admiring the area’s natural beauty of village that have become a favorite activity for visitors.
Cooking Class: you attend to make some special dishes from Mekong People. Owner of homestay will show you make spring roll and rice pancake. After that have dinner with some dishes it make by your hand.
Meal: L/D - Coco Farmstay
DAY 2: BENTRE - BIKING - SAIGON
Morning breakfast at homestay.
Broom Handmade: Following many years traditions, broom making is a simple craft. but broom maker know how to select the highest of quality materials to dropping the broom
Take a boat on Ben Tre river – one of tributaries of Mekong river, Sight-seeing lively activities along river as fishing.
Brickyard: to see how to make bricks by hand. Brick is made from clay and shale. the most abundant materials on earth.
coconut candy mill: Coconut candy, called Keo dua by the Vietnamese, is one of the most popular and delicious candies in Vietnam. It’s a truly taste of coconut candy,
Sleeping-mats: Mat weaving is considered a simple craft, since it takes little training. Yet when you watch the graceful and seemingly effortless teamwork, it is difficult to not be amazed as people work in harmony.
Rowing boat: along canal stop at local home and enjoy the tropical fruits
Ancient ceramic: Riding to Mr Sau Khanh ‘s house to see ancient ceramic set. Many antiques from dynasties and French period. Here host will train you how to clim up to coconut tree. And turn back Bentre Wharf. To transfer Saigon
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Included in Price:
Meals: following tour
Homestay in Ben Tre
Local guide: following itinerary
Entrance fees: All entrances fees are included in the trip
Transport: Car + boat + bicycle + Kayak according to itinerary
Excluded from Price:
Tips to guide and driver
Drinks and personal expenses
All other expenses not stated as included in the above