Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta 5 Days 4 Nights Tour
DETAIL HO CHI MINH CITY - MEKONG DELTA 5 DAYS
Day 1: Sai Gon Arrival (D)
As soon as you come to Tan Son Nhat airport, our guide and driver come and pick you up to hotel. Checking in hotel and have a rest
In afternoon, we visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeingthe 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 Museum
Dinner at local restaurant. Over night in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 2: Cu Chi tunnels and Cao Dai temple ( B, L,D)
Breaksfast at your hotel and then transfer to Cao Dai temple in Tay Ninh - a province 95 kms South East of Saigon.
Cao Dai Temple is the eclectic mix of colours and the amazing use of architecture create a space of beauty, spirituality with a somewhat surreal flavour to western palates! For the midday service which was unbelievable in Cao Dai Temple - do not miss this!
Lunch at local restaurant
13.00 pm, after you have a lunch, we will leave Tay Ninh and travel to Cu Chi Tunnel
14h30: arrive Cu Chi tunnel, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
17h30: back your hotel
18h30: Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho ( B, L, D)
At 08.00am, leave Ho Chi Minh city. It takes one hour and thirty minutes driving to get to My Tho town. Enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields.
9h30: On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden.
13h30: 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, then enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy& observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit bustling Can Tho market.
Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – HCM (B,L, D)
After breakfast, around 7:15 am, we board a boat and travel for about 40 minutes to get to our first spectacular landscape ---- Cai Rang floating market… go and see how Vietnamese vermicelli soup is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only o¬ne stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Back to HCM city..
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh - Departure ( B)
Have breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure. Check out hotel. Our guide & driver will transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure flight.
PRICE: 350 USD/PAX
( Tour price is indicative only, please inquiry for a best quotation & best offers from us )
- Private car & transfer sightseeing as program
- Entrance fees
- 04 nights accomodation twin share
- Meal as mention as in itinerary
- English speaking guide
- International, domestic air tickets to Ho Chi Minh City
- Visa Viet Nam on arrival 35 usd (10 usd get approval letter +25 usd get visa sticker at airport)
- Meals other than those mentioned above
- Personal expenses are such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc....
- Tips for guide
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