Đong Tam Snake Farm
Located at 9 km from the city center, you can visit the Dong Tam snake farm which belonging to the military. It also give treatment for people who bite by snake in Mekong Delta. Beside that the farm stores a lot of precious traditional medicine. You can be surprise by the diverse and different types of snake here from the normal one to the King Cobra, python and other animals such as crocodile, tortoise, folk, bear, etc. The amount of snake here is raising and more diverse to attract tourists.
Thoi Son Isle
The Thoi Son Isle is 45 minutes travelling by boat from My Tho city center. It is a large isle covers the area of 1.100 ha. The population of this Isle is 6000 people. They still keep the ancient house and the living style of the Mekong original. You can experience the local daily life by traveling by boat along the river; visit the ancient house with was built by wood and based on Vietnamese Feng Shui. Then they you show show you the coconut trade village, how to make coconut candy and other products made by the coconut tree. In the lunch time you can be treat with the Mekong authentic foods such as the snakehead fist grill, fish hot pot, or ear elephant fish deep dried.
Phoenix isle is located in Tien River Ben Tre. It covers the area of 50 ha; the main job of local here is making handicraft from coconut, and growing tropical fruits. It is easy to find various products made from coconut tree such as spoon, bowl, and chopstick, etc. The isle is also famous for the coconut religion in the area of 1500 meter square. The tower where the coconut monk used to spread his religion is still remained. It has unique structure with phoenix and dragon made by pieces of porcelain and winding stairs.
You can experience traveling by speed boat along the isle to the coconut factory exploring how people make it, or get on the cart to tropical fruit garden, enjoy the fruit with honey tea under the shadow in the garden and listen to Mekong traditional music.