Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Pick up and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for rest or to begin exploring the city.
Optional is a walking tour of Ho Chi Minh City’s two most famous streets – Dong Khoi St (formerly Rue Catinat) and Le Cong Kieu St. OVERNIGHT IN HOCHIMINH CITY.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Sightseeing
After breakfast, drive to the extraordinary Cu Chi tunnels, just outside Ho Chi Minh City. During the war for independence, “Viet Cong” guerillas built the labyrinth of narrow tunnels virtually underneath U.S. bases, using them to hide during bombing raids and to stage surprise attacks.
En route to Cu Chi, seasonally we can see how rural people live and work. View occupations such as cashew nut farming, rice farming and production of rice paper, a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine.
Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon for a half-day city tour. Visit the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Chinatown, Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Temple. OVERNIGHT IN HO CHI MINH CITY. [Breakfast / Lunch]
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
In the morning, drive to My Tho, where we get on our private boat, which shall start off by driving us to Turtle Island, a beautiful island with many orchards. Here we can enjoy a variety of tropical fruits while listening to traditional South Vietnamese folk songs performed by local artists.
Then, we are going to a Bee Farm, where we can play with the pythons, try some honey tea, and taste local confectionery.
Finally, we will have a short rowing boat ride to our main boat, which in turn will take us to Phoenix island where will have our lunch.
After lunch, we go back to the harbor. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh.
OVERNIGHT IN HO CHI MINH CITY. [Breakfast / Lunch]
Day 4: Saigon departure
Morning is free for rest or leisure before transfer to airport. [Breakfast]
PRICE PER PERSON IN VIETNAM DONG
3 STAR HOTELS : EMPRESS / ELIOS / CHANCERY / SAIGON HOTEL OR SIMILAR
Single Supplement: VND 2,205,000 (~USD 105)
4 STAR HOTELS : DUXTON / REX / WINDSOR / GRAND OR SIMILAR
Single Supplement: VND 4,851,000 (~ USD 231)
* Note: Prices may subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuation – USD applied.
- Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation based on twin-share at listed hotel + Daily breakfast
- Cuchi Tunnels + City tour & all admission fees
- Mekong Delta boat trip
- Bottled waters (2 bottle / pax / day)
- Meals as stated
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Visa arrangment
- Tips and Gratuities
HAVE A GREAT TRIP!