Trave to Ben Tre - Mekong Cruises

Ben Tre has beautiful countrysides for travel by bicycle and by boat. There are new lovely homestay resorts that travelers could stay a couple of days in rural areas, by Mekong River and peaceful countryside at some charming villages. Besides this, many typical cozy countryside-style homestay that satisfy tourists staying a couple of night and free to explore local life during the day. Biking is the best way to explore this province. Enjoy a unique biking trip through the Mekong countryside, cycle through back roads, the tour passes through the farmlands, beautiful small village, cross the river on ferry with locals.

Ben Tre is wedged between the two main branches of the Tien Giang River, which is itself one of the two main branches of the Mekong River. In the past, one of the leaders of the uprising was Madame Nguyen Thi Dinh who led the all-female "Long Hair Army". Dinh was the secretary of the Ben Tre Communist Party and later a Viet Cong Major General. The entire province is criss-crossed with a network of smaller rivers and canals. The extensive irrigation that this provides makes Ben Tre a major producer of coconut, orchards and farmlands. Ben Tre is also known as Mekong Delta homeland of coconut. Vietnam Biking Travel  Cycling to Ben Tre Mekong Delta