6 reasons to travel Ben Tre – Mekong Delta for summer holidays in Vietnam

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May is the beginning of the summer holidays in Vietnam? If you still have not found yourself a “dating” point with your best friends or a place for your family to explore unique culture, why not try to travel to coconut’s land – Ben Tre on the Mekong Delta in the South of Vietnam?

Ben Tre Mekong Delta Vietnam Photo @lynho94

We check the reasons to come to Ben Tre – the Mekong during summer holidays in Vietnam

Cool weather

Ben Tre is located in downstream of the Mekong River, with the vast of the river system, so the climate is cool. Located in the Mekong Delta, the land is suitable for a wide variety of fruit trees.

This summer, rowing through the rivers, passing through the canals to admire the banks, or going under the cool fruit gardens is a good choice in hot weather.

Ben Tre MekongPhoto @hiroshidayon

Beautiful scenery

Ben Tre has been famous for its sights, located on the rivers, canals, the beauty of this land appeared through rivers winding, rice fields laden.

In addition, it is famous for small islets on the river, creating a very distinctive character than the surrounding areas.

If you love the beauty of the water here, you can choose Con Phung, Con Oc or Con Tien as your attractions. Rowing boats on the river or picking coconut water will be a completely new experience.

In addition, Ben Tre also has fruit orchards with beautiful fruits. There is also Vam Ho Bird Sanctuary, where is the home of over 500,000 storks, cauldrons and other wild birds.

Ben Tre MekongPhoto @bentrequetoi

Fruits in season

Cai Mon Fruit Garden in Ben Tre is the largest fruit garden in the South. This place is cultivated alluvium by the two rivers Co Chieng and Ham Luong, so the climate is temperate, fruit trees are good.

This summer, you can go to the garden, experience the feeling of hand picking each bunch of rambutan, listening to the gardener introduces the process of caring for each plant or look to buy durian famous here.

Ben Tre Mekongphoto @andiezhao

People friendly, hospitable

Characteristics of Western people in general and Ben Tre, in particular, are friendly, hospitable.  People here are always honest, rustic, love life.

Surely you will receive the attentive care if you choose the type of homestay travel. In addition, the hostess here is also extremely hospitable, always smiling friendly to tourists when visiting.

Ben Tre Mekong Photo @fatouchkasw1

Many delicious, attractive dishes

This land has a culinary culture associated with coconut trees, with many dishes made from this plant such as coconut candy, coconut rice paper and coconut cake.

When you visit the stops in Ben Tre, you can witness the coconut candy processing scene and directly participate in the process to complete this famous candy.

Ben Tre people use coconut water as a material to make dishes more flavorful. Cooking meat and shrimp with coconut water is delicious dishes featured in this land.

Grilled banana served with coconut is the favourite dish of Ben Tre teenagers.

Ben Tre Mekong Delta Vietnam

Fun garden game

What is more interesting than a group of friends join the game swinging rope through the pond, or bike through the 20cm wide bridge in Ben Tre. Currently, there are many eco-tourist sites with many interesting and fun games.

In addition, you can try the feeling of digging fish ponds, then enjoy the grilled fish garden.

What are you waiting for? Put your backpack up and go! Ben Tre at Mekong Delta is for your summer holidays in Vietnam.

Yen Nhi/thegioitre

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