Homestay in Ben Tre

Only 2 hours from Saigon, you will arrive at the capital of coconut – Ben Tre Province. The pristine and lonely land is becoming more attractive to tourists, thanks to a traditional homestay.
  • How to get to Ben Tre?

Ben Tre is 85 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City and is connected to the surrounding provinces by the Rạch Mieu Bridge.

Ben Tre is known as the fruit basket of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. This verdant and laid back area is an ideal place for homestay travel. There are numerous so-called homestays in the Mekong Delta, but only a few that actually offer a stay with the host family. Mr Nghiep’s Homestay is a truly authentic one.

Why Mr Nghiep's homestay?

  • Typical house of a Mekong Delta with luxuriant fruit orchards, verdant rice fields and intricate canal system with nice view to Cai Cam River
  • Tucked away from busy tourist hubs in Cai Be or My Tho
  • Fantastic chance to immerse in cozy atmosphere of a Southern Vietnam peasant family 
  • Varied and tasty local food cooked by the host with produce grown in the family garden
  • Friendly and hospitable host

About Mr Nghiep’s house:

Mr Nghiep’s house is built in the typical architectural style of the region; there is a local feel to every detail. All building materials are sourced from the surrounding area: coconut leaf thatched roof, wooden beams and pillars, and bamboo furniture. The house only has several rooms but meets the demand of hygiene and well-equipped accommodities. It can accommodate total of 18 pax. 

The cottage is set in a large and luxuriant garden with lots of fruit trees, vegetables and herbs. Tourist can enjoy fresh air in the garden and see beautiful Cai Cam River. The river supply not only water but also fish and shrimp to feed the whole family.

Recommended activities:

  • Excursion by sampan on the channels
  • Visit a small workshop of coconut brooms made of coconut tree leaf
  • Walk in tuktuk (motorized tricycle for transporting 6 passengers) or bike amid the green gardens.
  • Meet Mrs. Tam Nhu – an old naive peasant to better understand about the local life    

 Ben Tre- Sai Gon : 110 km/2,5h
Ben Tre- Can Tho : 120 km/3h
Ben Tre-Cai Be : 70 km/1,5h

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