Modern Comfort Meets Tradition in Southern Vietnam 5 days
This best selling trip unravels Saigon ‘s turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer.
You also experience the Cu Chi with about 250km of underground tunnels – a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War. Mekong Delta is also a must see. Just a few hours from the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, life in the Mekong Delta unfolds at its own, slow, steady pace. This is Vietnam’s heartland, a place where time is still dictated by the river and the rice harvests.
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
- You choose the date of departure
- Private tour with English or French speaking guide
- Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
- French or English Speaking Guide.
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: breakfast ; L: lunch ; D: dinner)
- Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter.
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Services charges and government tax.
- Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
- No extra charge after services confirmation
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- International flights & departures taxes
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Peak season surcharge if any
- Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas & New Year if any
- Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 45 & 02 passport photos per person)
- Other services not mentioned above.
Day 1: Arrive HCMC (D)
Warmly welcome on arrival at HCMC's Tan Son Nhat International airport. Transfer to hotel. Rest & relax until pick-up for dinner at Indochine Cruising Restaurant where you can enjoy dinner and relax by the river. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 2: HCMC (B/L).
Pick up at hotel and going on a half day city tour and shopping. This tour unravels Saigon 's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. The first stop is the Reunification Palace , the most famous building in Ho Chi Minh City . The 'American War' was completely ended on 30 th April, 1975 when the tank No. 843 of the northern troops crashed into the gate of the building what it used to be the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. Then we drive to War Remnants' Museum , the poignant display of the futility of the war with many black & white pictures, while, the outside contains of rusting jets, tanks and cannons captured from American military. The tour stops for lunch at local restaurant adjacent to the Saigon 's mosque. The tour also should not miss the bustling of Chinatown and Binh Tay Market. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
Pick-up at hotel and enjoy an excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels , 70 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi Tunnels consist of more than 200km of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War. Free. At leisure in the afternoon. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 4: Mekong Delta Excursion (B/L)
Mekong Delta Gateway Day Trip starts at 8:00 am from the lobby of guests's hotel in Saigon with a drive to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province 72 kms from Ho Chi Minh City (Former Saigon) Guests will take time to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles. Then take a boat trip round 4 beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix , and Tortoise. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. You will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. Visit traditional house at Quoi An village (all make from coconut). See coconut collection set and how locals make handicrafts from trunk and shell, guests can see that they waste nothing, coconut even useful from wedding to funeral.
Enjoy seasonal fruit and listening to traditional music. Take horse cart on village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard, taste honey with tea or Mekong whisky (they have a funny rule for guests to get in). Take rowing-boat on water palm creek. Take boat to visit coconut candy mill (special product of Ben Tre province). Enjoy fantastic lunch at local restaurant before coming back to Saigon. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 5: Departure (B)
There is no activity planned for today. Enjoy your free time for souvenir shopping until transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Cam on & Chao tam biet.
|Cities||Hotels List||Room Type|
|Ho Chi Minh||Lavender Boutique||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh||Liberty Central Hotel||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh||Caravelle Hotel Saigon||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh||Sofitel Plaza Saigon||Luxury|
|Ho Chi Minh||Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel||Park Deluxe|