SG 02: Glimpse South Vietnam
Duration: 4 days Transportation: Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)
Route: Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)
Languages: English Tiếng Việt (View map)
Day 1: Arrival - Ho Chi Minh City
Be met at Tan Son Nhat Airport and transferred to hotel in center Ho Chi Minh City. Rest of the day is free for own arrangement. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi (Breakfas, Lunch)
In the morning visit Cu Chi tunnels, the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Back to Ho Chi Minh city for lunch. In the afternoon, visit War Museum, Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral & Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 3: Mekong Delta (Breakfast, Lunch)
Heading out of the bustling city, we ride along rice field to My Tho, one of Mekong Delta province. Upon arrival in My Tho, we embark on a boat navigating around the small canals in the delta region, which passing My Tho fruit market. Joining in with daily activities of local people and enjoy the atmosphere of water world along the canal and along the Tien river. The exciting cruise continue to Unicorn island, here you can taste many seasonal fruits and enjoy the local traditional music, performed by the islanders. Having lunch at a typical country garden house. Next stops are the coconut candy “mill” and some other local industries in Ben Tre province. Drive back Ho Chi Minh City for overnight.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (Breakfast)
Free time for shopping or optional visit before transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for departure.
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DAY 1: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B/L/D)
Morning: Depart from Ho Chi Minh city, arrive at My Tho, enjoy Mekong Delta's traditional food.
Afternoon: Arrive at Chau Doc, we will bring you to visit Tra Su indigo forest - a typical mangrove forest of Mekong Delta, a home of many species of plants and rare animals. You can also climp up to the 23-meters-high towel to picture a panorama view of the mangrove forest and the wild birds coming back to their nest at sunset.
Evening: Visit Tay An Ancient pagoda, Ngoc Hau mausoleum, Ba Chua Xu tomb. You can rent a bike to visit Sam mountain night market or walk around the town.
DAY 2: HA TIEN - BEAUTIFUL BEACH (B/L/D)
Morning: Visit Chau Doc market, as known as a famous "Kingdom of Sauces" of the South. Leave Chau Doc to visit Ha Tien. You will have a scenic journey along the highway, bordered by wild and mysterious mountains. Stop by Chau Lang Xa Ton and enjoy the special Palm juice - which you can find nowhere else in the world.
Afternoon: Arrive at Mui Nai Beach, Ha Tien, where you swim and enjoy drinks at many coffee shops at Golden Deer hill, or use the coaster to climp up to Ta Pang top mountain and picture the whole view of Ha Tien beaches, mountains and village, far away you will find Phu Quoc "Pearl" Island and Cambodia, the neighbor country. Continue to visit Binh San mountain, one of the top ten tourist attractions of Ha Tien, experience the Mac Cuu tombs and temples, discover the history of Ha Tien, and visit the Rocky cave with Phu Dung Ancient Pagoda.
Evening: Free to discover Ha Tien by night. Overnight in Ha Tien.
DAY 3: KIEN GIANG - CAN THO (B/L/D)
Morning: Take a tour to visit Hon Chong, Father and Son rock. Continue to visit Rach Gia, one of the largest fish market in Mekong Delta.
Afternoon: Arrive in Can Tho, check in at the hotel and rest.
Evening: Take a short trip to Nink Kieu port, boarding cruise on Hau river, enjoy the traditional musics of Mekong Delta. Then, we will bring you to Tay Do night market or Cai Khe commercial centre, where hosts many entertainment activities at night.
DAY 4: CAN THO - VINH LONG - TIEN GIANG - SAIGON (B/L/D)
Morning: Boarding cruise to visit Cai Rang floating market, a very famous floating market in Mekong Delta, interacting with the local citizen in exchanging merchandise.
Visit My Khanh ecological tourist area, take a tour on horses - riding cart to visit fruit gardens with diverse types of fruits such as plum, mango, rambutan, durian and jackfruit. Participating in cooking class to discover the way of making rice paper and Vietnam traditional spiritlàm, enjoy many delicious traditional foods from the countryside.
Afternoon: Back to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon), pass through My Thuan cable-stayed bridge. Pass by fruit garden at Lai Cay. In here you can taste different kind of tropical fruits such as sapoche, durian, star apple and seasonal fruits.
Arrive at Ho Chi Minh.
- Hotel accommodation as specific or similar, base on twin sharing
- Private car/mini van
- Private boat in Mekong River
- All entrance fees
- English or French speaking guide. Other languages can be arranged upon request
- Meals as per program (L = lunch, D = dinner)
What's Not Included:
- Drinks, and other meals not clearly mentioned
- International flight and international airport tax on departure
- Insurance, Personal expenses & Tips
- Vietnam Visa - this can be done with our Visa service
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