Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City arrival
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnel
Day 03: Ho Chi Minh city – Cai Be - Ancient House
Day 04: Ho Chi Minh - Flight to Phu Quoc
Day 05: Phu Quoc Free at your leisure
Day 06: Phu Quoc Free at your leisure
Day 07: Phu Quoc Departure
Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City arrival (Meals: / )
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, our guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel in the center of Ho Chi Minh city. Free at your leisure on the rest of the day. Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnel (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Cu Chi Tunnels, also called Iron Land, is a huge system of underground tunnels that stretched over 250 km. The network was like a secret city to supported war: storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, also included specially constructed living areas, command centers and innumerable of nightmare trap doors to defend itself. Visit Cu Chi Tunnel you'll be able to get an idea of what it would have been like to live, sleep and eat in the underground passages and bunkers during the fierce battles above and below the surface.
Around 8.00 Am, our guide and tour bus will pick you up from your hotel and depart to visit Cu Chi - a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers, rooms and booby traps used during the war. You'll be able to get an idea of what it would have been like to live, sleep and eat in the underground passages and bunkers during the fierce battles above and below the surface. Return to the city for lunch at a tasty restaurant in the city centre.
In the afternoon, you'll discover the Reunification Palace - a blend of traditional ritual and modern architecture, served as the presidential palace of South Vietnam until reunification in 1975. The building now functions as a museum, offering tours of the former state rooms, presidential office and library, living quarters of the president's family, and underground war rooms. Then, you'll also visit the War Remnants Museum - one of the most sobering, yet popular, museums in the city. It highlights the suffering of the Vietnamese people at the hands of the French and American forces up to 1975, and while its perspective is less than perfectly balanced, its exhibits nonetheless are well designed and ably document the folly of war. You’ll find a collection of weapons, machinery, aircraft, tanks, artifacts and horrific photographs illustrating the devastating affects of napalm, Agent Orange and other weapons of mass destruction. Trip ends at your hotel around 5.30 - 6.00 pm. Overnight in Hồ Chí Minh City.
Day 03: Ho Chi Minh city – Cai Be - Ancient House (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Discovery what it is that makes Mekong Delta so special with our daily Cai Be Floating Market Tour. This tour gives you a fantastic opportunity of seeing how the Mekong Delta people get on with their busy life. For people living in Mekong, their lives are attached to rivers, water. Almost activities could be organized on river as living, working, market gathering… You will be introduced to their beautiful lifestyle when cruising among the local boats, biking around the village and interact with locals here.
Around 07.30 Am in the morning, our guide and minivan tour bus will pick you up from your hotel in Center Ho Chi Minh City and start drive to Vinh Long town. When arrival, board on a local motorboat and star cruising on Mekong River. Our guide will introduce to you the floating market, trading culture and floating houses of local here. Since Mekong Delta land is split by huge cannel systems, you will then take a rowing sampan and explore the area by sampan boat that locals use to transfer around. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and green fruit garden on two sides. We will stop to visit local some workshops including pop-rice, rice-paper, coconut candy producing, honey tea, snake wine… to see how local people here utilize rice, coconut and other agriculture materials and turn them into delicious products.
The boat will then transfer you to a beautiful ancient house that still well preserved after many generations. You will be welcome by family members and the host will prepare the lunch for you. The host will also teach you how to cook “Banh Xeo” dish so you can join in cooking and make your own dish. Enjoy your lunch with authentic Vietnamese southern meals and learn more about Vietnamese family lifestyle and culture from the host.
After the lunch, we will then take your bike and start cycling around the village. The bicycle ride will take you around the village, introduce to you the genuine beautiful Vietnamese houses and community. It will be a great opportunity to take photos of this beautiful water land. If time permit, we will stop by a drying fruit factory and a local pagoda. The bike ride under peaceful canopy of this water lands will bring you a peaceful experience, shake off the busy lifestyle of city. Transfer back to Ho Chi MInh city and overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Ho Chi Minh - Flight to Phu Quoc (Meals: Breakfast)
After breakfast at your hotel, you will transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport, take a short flight to Phu Quoc Island. Arrive at Phu Quoc Island. Located in the Southwest Vietnam and in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is considered as Vietnam's largest Emerald Island which is famous for some of most beautiful beaches in Vietnam, especially Sao Beach, and offers the best seafood in the country.
Upon arrival in Phu Quoc, our driver will warmly welcome you and then transfer to the resort for check in procedure. Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 05: Phu Quoc Free at your leisure (Meals: Breakfast)
Today you will have free time to discover Phu Quoc Island by your arrangement. You might just relax for sunshine and swimming or visit some attracted sites like the local fishing village, Peper plantation, fish sauces factory or the historical prison of the island. There are 12 different small islands in the South of the island in the archipelago An Thoi, or in the North has Nail Island, Doi Moi Island, Ban Island or Thay Boi Island. This is perfect place for you to join in some exciting activities like fishing, diving to explore the island. Stay overnight in your hotel.
Day 06: Phu Quoc Free at your leisure (Meals: Breakfast)
Today is your free at leisure day. Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 07: Phu Quoc Island (Meals: Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Phu Quoc Airport to take your flight back leaving Vietnam. End of services.