Oc Island exploration
- Tour guide will meet you at a location and bring you to Ben Tre City market central pier. You board the motor boat and have 30 minute boat cruise on the Mekong River sightseeing. Local fishermen and their way of life depend on the river. Once arriving the Oc Island, you begin a bike ride to discover the land of coconut where Ben Tre famous for its name. You will begin on bicycle tour sightseeing to take a closer look in the countryside, where bike ride is a pleasure. Both sides of the bike path cover with coconut palm shade. You will discover variety of exotic tropical fruit plants and vegetable, mainly from the Southeast Asia. You can learn and understand more of the fascinating culture and peaceful lifestyle of the friendly people by the Mekong River.
* First stop you will visit Mr. THUONG
, Oc Island District Giong Trom.
Over the years, he has collection of more than 20 types of coconut planted in the area of 3 hectares. It is a unique place for anyone who like to study coconut, and or just have curiosity for the love of coconut palm. Coconut is the leading local food processing product, and also for exporting worldwide. There are varieties of products like coconut juice, coconut milk, coconut liquor, desiccated coconut, coconut fiber, coconut coir net, coco peat, coconut oil, coconut soap, coconut lotion, coconut charcoal, and many more cosmetic products also from coconut.
* Continue on tour, you will be able to watch the local people crafting a variety of products out of coconut palm tree and coconut shell, producing in traditional handicrafts by the local villager.
* The last stop is lunch time in the local village where you will enjoy MEKONG DELTA HOME COOKING
. You will enjoy learning how to cook local home with family, and share villagers daily activities in a very relaxing, peaceful, and quiet nature. After lunch rest, Bao Duyen boat bring you back to the City of Ben Tre end tour. TOUR PRICE: $75 for 2 / $30 per additional person.
INCLUDES: motorboat, bike, fresh coconut juice, tropical fruit, lunch, English speaking tour guide.
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