Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Explore Saigon Foods on Bike
Day 3: Mekong Delta - Ben Tre - Flight to Hoi An
Day 4: Explore Hoi An town on foot
Day 5: Biking to Tra Que - Fishing in Cam Thanh Village
Day 6: Hoi An Departure.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival (Meals: None)
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel in the center of the city. Free at your leisure on the rest of the day.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Explore Saigon Culinary Tours on bike (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)
Our tour will star at 01.00 Pm from your hotel. You will visit the First Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine (Fito Museum) to admire the large collection of traditional Vietnamese medical implements, and learn the history of medicine in Vietnam from 2000 BC onwards. Visit Cho Lon - or the China town and Binh Tay market (the main marketplace in China Town, where a great deal of wholesale trading occurs). Experience the commotion of this integral part of the city's daily business. A short time in Thien Hau Pagoda - one of the most important pagodas of Saigon people will provide you certain understandings of local spiritual life. Finally, transfer to Golden Dragon Puppet Theater to enjoy the Vietnamese tradition water puppet show. Water puppet show is an original performing art preserved and handed down for nearly 1,000 years. In Vietnam, traditional water puppetry is performed in rural villages in the Red River Delta. Vietnamese water puppetry was introduced abroad for the first time in France in 1984. Since then, the world has come to love this original performing art can replace a real-time performance in which we sit near a sparkling water surface.
Around 05.30 Pm, you will embark on an unforgettable journey with our foods tour. Our guide will ride the motorbike and take you to the most popular eateries for locals, most of which are out of the touristy area and located in hidden alleyways. Besides the part of all delicious and unlimited food, you can also enjoy the city as we will zip around on the bikes from place to place for the dishes while receiving an insiders’ view into the culture that defines Saigon from our guides, who are so much passionate in showing you the bests of their city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Ben Tre - Nhon Trach - Flight to Danang - Hoi An (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Our guide and private car will pick you up at your hotel at 08:00 Am and transfer shortly 2 hours drive to Ben Tre province of Mekong Delta. On arrival in Hung Vuong Pier, hop on your private boat and cruising along Mekong River while sight-seeing lively activities along river as fishing, water transferring. The boat goes out of touristy area and cruises further to local area of Cai Son village. On the cruising way, we stop at a brickfield to see how local make bricks traditionally by printing and baking. Continue our boat excursion and stop to visit a coconut processing workshops to see how locals utilize coconut and create beautiful household items. The boat will go through natural creeks in Cai Son village and see local families making sleeping mats. Transfer shortly to Nhon Trach Village where you can get your bicycle and ride around the village on shady green paths, passing by green rice fields and fruits plantation. The bike ride is simply a highlight as you will be able to touch on genuine local life and find out about tropical culture from peasants.
Enjoy Vietnamese lunch at a riverside restaurant in village. After lunch, we will take a rowing-boat along beautiful water palm creek of Cai Coi. The boat, rowed by local, will take you along the canal for a pleasant ride. Transfer you back to the pier by boat and we transfer back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city around 05.00 PM. Arrive at Ho Chi Minh city, you will transfer to Tan Son Nhat international airport, catch the flight to Danang city.
Upon arrival at Danang City, our driver will welcome you, holding your name board and transfer you to hotel in Hoi An town (45 minute drive).
Day 4: Explore Hoian Town on foot - Half Day (Meals: Breakfast)
Today we will star Hoian walking tour exploring this little town, a former port that welcomed Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants between the 16th to 18th centuries. The tour includes stops at several famous landmarks including Chua Ong Pagoda, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, to see the Jinshang Temple which is dedicated to the goddess of the sea and the protector of sailors. From there it’s a short walk to Tam Ky House, a 200 year old ancestral house and finally, stroll across the often photographed 17th century covered bridge built by Japanese craftsmen. The beautifully built bridge doubles as a temple and is a major landmark of Hoi An. Walk back to your hotel and free at leisure on the rest of the day. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 5: Biking to Tra Que – Farming & Fishing activities in Cam Thanh Village - Full Day - Private tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
This tour will take you to Tra Que and Cam thanh villages, located next to Thu Bon river, with a lush Nipa forest spread over an area of several hundred hectares and hundreds of hidden channels tangled beneath the broad leaves, was the refuge for VC the war. Nowadays, visitors can not only enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery, but also have the opportunity to unite with the warm and peaceful life for these villagers.
Around 08.30 Am, our guide will see you at hotel lobby and we will departure by bicycle to Tra Que. A nice visits on road to Chuc Thanh Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hoi an, built in 1671 by a Chinese bronze. Continue our biking trip to Tra Que village, crossing by peaceful rice field and beautiful scenery of local villages, we will arrival at a local house.
The host, Ms Chinh, a local farmer will welcome us and tells us the story of her family, her village, presents the work of the gardeners. Walk on the village trail to see the activities of gardeners: raking the soft earth, fertilization algae, vegetable growing, watering ... We then will continue our bike excursion to Cam Thanh Village with several stops for photos on the beautiful passage and farmers operating in the fields.
Around noon, embarking on a sampan bamboo basket that takes you through the mangrove forest: rowing competition, the practice of fishing technique crapes nipa in the forest ... A little rest in a fisherman’s house of Mr. Phong, with welcome green tea, a nice walk or bike in the village to see the manufacturing of roofing sheets nipa villagers, the daily activities of fishermen: radoubages fishing nets, boat redoub, preparation of materials before a long trip on the sea ...
Enjoy your relaxing foot massage with medicinal herbs and traditional therapeutic practices are effective by strengthening your health after a long ride. The host then prepare for your lunch with his family Bacbercue with fish, shrimp, sauteed vegetables .... A little relaxation under the shade of nipas and we will bike back to Hoi An town. Transfer back to Hoi An town and drop you off at your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6: Da Nang Departure (Meals: Breakfast)
After having breakfast at your hotel, you will transfer to Da Nang international airport for your departure flight leaving Vietnam. End of services.