Ben Tre Museum displays the usual assortment of rusty weapons, American War photos and artefacts yielded from archaeological digs.
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Ben Tre is nestled between two main branches of the Mekong’s largest tributary.
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My Tho Bike Tour - The daily distances are not too long and the terrain is gentle.
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My Tho, is the capital of the Tien Giang province in Southern Vietnam.
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Vien Minh Pagoda is with large white statues of the Buddha and Quan The Am Bo Tat (the Goddess of Mercy).
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Southern Vietnamese folk music, performers express feelings and sentiments by improvising, ornamenting and varying the ‘skeletal melody’ of pieces and the main rhythmic patterns.
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Ben Tre overview

Ben Tre, a small island with green lushes, coconut gardens, and orchards, is home to a network of smaller rivers and canals. Take a boat trip through canals to learn about the daily lives of the people who live in the water-river area.

Best time to visit Ben Tre

The best time to visit Ben Tre is between October and April when temperatures range from 20°C to 25°C so tourists can experience various fun activities and enjoy tropical fruits in the local fruit gardens during these seasons.

How to travel to Ben Tre?

Ben Tre is about 80 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon, Vietnam’s largest city). It is easily accessible by bus or motorbike from any southern Vietnamese city. Ben Tre, in particular, is close to My Tho, so if you visit Ben Tre, don’t forget to explore My Tho as well.

Attractions in Ben Tre

1. Vam Ho Bird Sanctuary
2. Tuyen Linh Temple
3. Cai Mon orchards
4. Con Qui or Qui islet
5. Lang Be
6. Phung Islet

Things to do in Ben Tre

Ben Tre is a river-water area where almost everything is moved by boat, taking a boat trip to Ben Tre is a good idea for your visit here. Boats come in a variety of shapes and sizes, including small wooden boats and machine-powered motor boats. The locals row their boats, which are almost entirely small wooden boats, by hand. This type of boat allows locals to easily row around and inside the small canals in their area.

Riding a bike through the small villages is also a very interesting and fun experience that you should not miss out on if you visit Ben Tre. You should also participate in local activities such as rowing a boat, working with the locals at here to make coconut candy in the candy factories, and hearing the folk songs that are sung by the locals.

Ben Tre’s special foods

The most special foods to try in Ben Tre are Com Dua, Banh Trang, Banh Phong, Grilled Snakehead Fish, Chuoi Dap, Banh Xeo Oc Gao, Banh Canh Bot Xat, Chuot Dua, Duong Dua, Chao Cua Dong, and Keo Dua.