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South Vietnam Tour 6 days / 5 nights

 
   
   
 
Day 1: Hochiminh City arrival
Arriving at Tan Son Nhat airport in Hochiminh City , you will be met and driven to your hotel. You will have time to relax after your journey. Your overnight stay will be in Hochiminh City .
 
 
Day 2: Hochiminh City Tour
Boasting an electric, near palpable energy, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is Vietnam’s largest metropolis and its undisputed capital of commerce. For the casual visitor, Saigon – as its still called by all but the city officials who live here – can seem a chaotic mess of traffic-clogged roads and urban bustle, with nary a green space in sight.
 
 
 
At morning :
 You will visit Giac Lam pagoda that was built in 1744 and is regarded as the oldest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. You will also see Thien Hau pagoda built in early 19th century, Chinatown, Binh Tay market, Ben Thanh market. With a stop for a while at a lacquer shop, you can buy some gifts for your friends, beloved relatives.
 
In the afternoon :
We will take you around Ho Chi Minh City from downtown Saigon to Chinatown to get a general view of it as well as its history and culture with stops at Reunification Palace (Ex-Presidential Palace) that was built in 1963 and is well-known as an outstanding example of 1960’s architecture, the War Remmants, passing by Notre Dame Cathedral (built in 1877), the General Post Office.
 
 
Day 3: Hochiminh City - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi
Cu Chi Tunnel is 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City in the Northwest. It is miniature battle versatile of Cu Chi’s military and people during the 30-year struggle longtime and fierce to fight invading enemy to receive independence, freedom for motherland. It also is the special architecture lying deeply underground with many stratums, nooks and crannies as complex as a cobweb, having spares for living, meeting and fighting with total lengths over 200 km.  
 

You will visit the Great Temple of Caodaism in Tay Ninh, about 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City. The Temple is built on nine levels that represent nine steps to heaven at which you will see a prayer session at noon. Caodaism is a Vietnamese religion with its philosophy based on Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Christianity. Its tenets include believing in one God, the existence of the soul and the ability to communicate with the spiritual world.

You will stop for about 2 hours to visit Ben Dinh tunnel, a section of the 200 km-long Cu Chi tunnel network that was built over 2 decades and used as an army base during the Vietnamese-American War. You will be amazed at the tunnels with their underground storeys including trap-door, living areas, storage, weapon factories, field hospitals, kitchen, command centres, etc. You can also fire M-16, AK-47, carbine rifle

 
 
 
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long - Cantho (L)
Mekong Delta was formed by sediment deposited by the Mekong River and the process still continues today.  The land of the Mekong Delta is renowned for its richness and most of it is under cultivation.  Its product includes rice, coconut, sugarcane, fruits and fish.  A major activity in the Mekong Delta is boating. 
 
Depart at 8:00 AM to Cai Be by air-conditioned bus. Have a motorized boat ride to see round Cai Be floating market with local people being selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats.Walk around to see orchard, rice paper making, rice scrispies producing process, ect…Stop for a rest, a free Vietnamese lunch including tropical fruits, traditional music. Boat through a village to see peaceful tranquil life of villagers, admire marvelous natural setting of Mekong Delta region. Take a boattrip through some islands and cross Mekong river to Vinh Long. Crossing lower Mekong river to view Can Tho city by ferry. Overnight in Can Tho.
 
 
Day 5: Cantho - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
3-hour boat trip to discover the beautiful Cai Rang floating market and its surroundings. Visit a rice husking mill, fruit gardens.  Enjoy tropical fruit (free). See the peaceful life in the rural area. Have lunch  in Can Tho before going back to Saigon. Stop to visit Vinh Long market and MEKONG REST STOP in My Tho
 
 
Day 5: Hochiminh City - Departure :
Free & leisure until our driver will transfer you to for departure.
 
 

 

Quotation in USD per person: US $226 (2 star hotel)  US $328 (3 star hotel)
 
 
Trip inclusion:
  • Pick-ups and transfer by A/C vehicle.

  • Accommodation twin shared basic

  • Meals as stated on itinerary

  • Tour guide as stated on itinerary

  • Fees and permits while guiding

Trip exclusion:

  • International airfare

  • Visa and visa arrangement

  • Tips and personal expenses

 

 

 

 
  • What to bring : Sun cream, insect repellent, hat, sun-glasses, comfortable shoes.

    Passengers are suggested not to wear short clothes or take any luggage for convenience.

     

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