Ben Tre Viet Nam - one of the interesting destinations for holidays in Vietnam
Coconut is the core tree in Ben Tre Vietnam, so Ben Tre has been called the homeland of coconut - Photo: Internet
Ben Tre is far fromHo Chi Minh City (Vietnam)about 1 hour and a half or 2 hours travelling by car. You only need 2 or 3 days in Ben Tre to feel confident that you will have discovered most of this lovely place. Here are things you can do in Ben Tre (Vietnam).
1.Visit some hillocks
Do not forget to visit some hillocks when you come Ben Tre (Vietnam) - Photo: Internet
Arriving at Ben Tre (Vietnam), you should take part in an eco-tour in order to enjoy the fresh air and discove the country life. The popular destinations of eco-tour are hillocks. Ben Tre has a lot of hillocks such as Con Phung, Con Quy, Con Oc, etc.
Visit these hillocks, you can have an oppotunity to meet and understand the lifestyle of local people and enjoy the fresh air.
2. Enjoy coconut candies
Visiting a coconut candies workplace, you can understand the process of making coconut candies - Photo: Internet
You should go to Thanh Long coconut candies workplace in Phu Khuong ward, Ben Tre Vietnam to see how people make candy.
There, you can enjoy some candies just finished for free! You can also buy coconut candies like a gift at Thanh Long or Tuyet Phung Coconut candies workplace.
3. Enjoy fresh fruits
Besides coconut, Ben Tre also has a variety of delicious fruits such as jackfruit, guava, mango, grapefruit, rambutan, etc.
The orchards in Ben Tre attract a large amount of tourists - Photo: Internet
Tourists can visit some orchards in Cho Lach ward or Chau Thanh ward in order to enjoy the feeling of discovering in the orchard. More interesting, tourists can taste fresh fruits that they pick up by themselves at the orchard.
4. Enjoy local food
Pancake with small edible snails is a special cuisine in Ben Tre (Vietnam) - Photo: Internet
Do not forget to enjoy some specially local food in Ben Tre such as Chao Ga Tha Vuon (wonderful home chicken), musesel soup, Banh Xeo Oc Gao (pancake with small edible snails) in Phu Da hillock (Cho Lach), Banh Canh Bot Xat, Che Buoi Thay Ton (Nguyen Hue street) and Hu Tieu pate.
* Hotels in Ben Tre
There are not many hotels in Ben Tre. Some hotels you can stay are Ham Luong Hotel, Viet Uc Hotel, Cuu Long Hotel, Cong Doan Hotel.
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