Stay in the fabulous Beautiful Saigon hotel. Join the group tour to visit the legendary Cu Chi tunnels of the Viet Cong and enjoy a boat ride on the Mekong Delta.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city and arrival.
Upon arrival at Tan San Nhat Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Stay overnight at the Beautiful Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels (B,L)
In the morning, take a visit to the Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, which was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. Continue the sightseeing with the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. Break time for lunch at a local restaurant and take the afternoon trip to Cu Chi tunnels – a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. Afterwards back to Saigon. Dinner is on the guest’s account. Stay overnight at the Beautiful Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Mekong Delta tour (B,L,D)
Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival in My Tho, visit the Vinh Trang pagoda and take a leisurely boat ride along the river to experience the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the riverbank. Proceed towards Tortoise islet where you will have lunch in the orchard garden. Then take a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre , enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals. Visit a family business that epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. Dinner on guest’s account. Stay overnight at the Beautiful Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh city (B,L)
At 07:00, after breakfast, boarding a motorized boat to Cai Rang floating market. In the way, you can see many bustling activities along Can Tho riverbanks. You have a chance to know how local people go fishing and transport passengers as well as products by the waterway.
Approaching Cai Rang floating market, you can reappear the selling activities in the past by using a traditional “offering pole” for exchanging consumer goods.
After exploring the floating market, visitors will visit the place to see how they make rice vermicelli noodle and the orchard garden. Wandering in the village and try your best to cross the bamboo bridge which is built with only one bamboo tree. Cruise back to Ninh Kieu wharf.
Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Lunch en route.
Arrive to Ho Chi Minh city around 17.00. End of the tour.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh city – departure (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy some free leisure time before you are transferred to the airport for departure. End of the 5-day package to Saigon.