Are you looking for a place outside of HCMC, but not too far away, for experiencing rural life with local people?
Well then, Ben Tre is a good destination for you.
Why to visit?
Situated in Mekong River in the Southwestern Vietnam, Ben Tre – a major rice producer – is a fertile plain criss – crossed by a network of channels and adorned by immense rice fields, long coconut tree lines and large fruit gardens. In contrast to modern HCMC, the charm of Ben Tre lies in its peaceful countryside scenery, coconut-flavored food, and historical values.