Embark on a tranquil voyage with Mango Cruises for a 2-day, 1-night escape into the heart of the Mekong Delta. Our deluxe tour invites you to experience the serene beauty of Ben Tre, a picturesque province renowned for its lush coconut groves and peaceful waterways. With Mango Cruises, you'll journey through the Delta's hidden gems, immerse in the local lifestyle, and savour the region's culinary delights while enjoying the comforts of our upmarket service.
From a scenic cruise along the gentle rivers to relaxing in the eco-friendly elegance of Mango Home, this short break is tailored to provide a refreshing retreat from the ordinary. Let the spirit of the Mekong rejuvenate you on this exclusive getaway that promises a blend of adventure, culture, and relaxation.
Mekong Delta 2D1N Getaway: Immerse in Ben Tre's Allure
Escape to the unspoiled beauty of Ben Tre Province, known as "Coconut Island." A brief two-hour car transfer transports you to a realm where tradition and centuries-old practices prevail. This program immerses you in the Giong Trom and Huu Dinh districts, areas untouched by commercial and mass tourism. Also, lose yourself in the fantastic Mekong Delta scenery from Mango Cruise, and relax in style with various activities at Mango Home.
Join us as we introduce you to the remarkable local people, their daily routines, the villages they call home, and the tranquil rivers that define their lives. We offer an authentic, non-commercial journey into the heart of Ben Tre, guided by a warm and welcoming local team.
Day 1: HCMC - Ben Tre [Set Menu Lunch]
Discover Ben Tre's Charm:
7:00 am: Depart from Saigon around 7:00 am and head south to Ben Tre province, known for its tropical waterways and coconut plantations.
Immerse in Local Life:
Upon arrival, meet your guide and take a short walk through a picturesque local village, giving you a glimpse into daily life. At the local pier, step aboard your Mango Cruise to enjoy a scenic journey through the smaller tributaries of Ben Tre.
Delve into coconut culture:
Visit a local family-owned coconut processing operation to uncover the versatility of coconuts, which Ben Tre is renowned for. Afterward, explore village pathways by bicycle, immersing yourself in genuine local life away from tourist crowds.
Meet a local farmer:
Cross the river to "Bao Island" and meet a gracious local farmer with a vast Coconut Garden. Here, savor a fresh coconut while learning about life in the Mekong Delta through his exciting story.
Explore the Canals through the Mekong Delta 2D1N:
Board a rowboat and cruise through a maze of small canals paddled by your personalized rower. Visit the home of Ms. Huong for a tea break in this tranquil setting.
Lunch in Paradise:
Hop on a motorized cart to reach Mango Home, where you will enjoy a set menu lunch featuring local specialties, some grown organically in Mango Home Garden. Relax and stroll through the lush garden setting.
Rice Paper Artisan:
Continue your journey to My Long village to meet Mr. Sau Tuong, a former soldier who survived two years fighting the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh. Now he and his wife live on making rice paper which is the most famous specialty of My Long village. Have a chat with him, savor the crispy rice paper made by his wife and see its crafting process.
Then head back to Mango Home where you can check into your room and enjoy the resort at your leisure.
Around 6:30pm, it will be time for your cooking class dinner demonstration at Mango Home Restaurant. Our local chef and host will greet you and teach you how to prepare spring rolls, Vietnamese caramelized & braised fish, banana flower salad, and Vietnamese pancakes.
Day 2: HCMC - Ben Tre [Breakfast / Lunch]
7.00am: Start your day with breakfast at Mango Home Restaurant. Afterward, enjoy a 1-hour cruise on the river with the captain.
Continue your morning at Mango Home at your leisure. How about a leisurely day at our swimming pool or exploring our village on our bikes? Enjoy our pool table, table games, and hammocks while you relax in our lounge, or try out your hand at basketball ‘Ben Tre’ style.
At upon check-out at 12:00pm, you will be assisted with your luggage. Your tour will conclude with a final set menu lunch, before a private car (or transportation arranged by you) takes you back to HCMC or on to your next destination.
End of Program.
MEKONG DELTA 2D/1N Package
with Mango Cruises
With Two-way Private Car service from HCMC Hotel:
(based on 2 persons sharing 1 double room)
Highlights of Our Mekong Delta 2D1N Package:
Authentic Touring, Real Local Family operated business
Non – Touristic, unfabricated, non-commercial, no hassle
Private Route designed by Come and Go Vietnam
Cruising via Mango Cruises operated & serviced vessels
Cooperative Tour, supporting local families and businesses
Upmarket Tour with finest boat fleet in the Mekong Delta
A five-course set menu lunch or vegetarian option at the riverside restaurant (day 1 & 2)
English-speaking local guide on touring day
Private car when booking with car service
Cooking class dinner demonstration (day 1)
Overnight in best room available at time of booking*
Tour and boat excursion as mentioned
Admission fees to indicated sites
All activities mentioned
Bicycle substituted to motorized cart ($15.00 USD in total)
Private car when not booking with car service
Drinks not mentioned in the inclusions
Airport pickup or drop-off service ($15.00 USD per event)
Credit card payment fee of 3.5%
If you want to book the Mekong Delta 2D1N tour or have additional enquiries, please contact us through email: firstname.lastname@example.org.