Best of Southern Vietnam

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TOUR SUMMARY

Joining in this tours is your great choice to discover the Vietnam's most famous economy centre Ho Chi Minh City and the biggest source of rice exports Mekong Delta. You will have unforgettable opportunity to learn more about the Vietnam's history and culture as well as enjoy the peaceful tranquil and the simple life of local on interlaced canals

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city arrival – Street food tours on bike

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Snake Farm – Vinh Trang Pagoda – Can Tho 

Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market - Ho Chi Minh City 

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City departure

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city arrival – Street food tours on bike (Meals: Lunch, Dinner)
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. Leave your languages at hotel, our guide will take you to Ben Thanh market for a quick look at local lifestyle here in Ho Chi Minh. Don’t forget to spend time for some shopping for local souvenirs. Transfer to local restaurant for lunch. The whole afternoon will be free at your leisure.
If the late afternoon, our guide will take you to an amazing street foods tour on bikes. Our riders are very well trained guides who will take you from restaurant to restaurant so you can have a great taste of each and every delicious Vietnamese food. This foods tour on bike will also give you a glimpse of this dynamic city with different sites of local lifestyle. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.     

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, you will start your day visiting two iconic architectural landmarks the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office built between 1877 and 1883 by renowned designer Gustav Eiffel. The cathedral still remains an active church with services each day and is favoured backdrop for Vietnamese wedding photographs.
From the cathedral, take a short stroll along Dong Khoi Street to the Opera House. From a bomb shelter to housing the parliamentary Lower House, the Opera House has had an interesting history. Restored in 1995 the Opera House has returned to its roots and is once again a theatre.
Next, visit the Reunification Palace, once a symbol of the South Vietnamese Government. It was here on 30 April 1975, that the war ended when a North Vietnamese Army tank crashed through its gates. See the war room, the banquet hall and the presidential office with the unusual gifts which have been received. Transfer to local restaurant for Lunch.
In the afternoon continue to Cholon the city’s Chinatown and Thien Hau Pagoda which is dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea. With intricate friezes, carved tableaus and impressive incense coils make for some great photos. Transfer back to hotel. Enjoy your romantic dinner on floating restaurant by the Sai Gon River. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Snake Farm – Vinh Trang Pagoda – Can Tho (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After your breakfast, around 8.00 AM you will leave Ho Chi Minh City and take about 70km to My Tho where we cruise on little boat through the green vegetation of the canals to an orchard, where we are treated to a delicious lunch in a local restaurant in the heart of the Mekong, complete with tropical fruits. We then visit the snake farm Dong Tam where you can challenge your bravery by holding python on your arms. We then transfer to Vinh Trang pagoda, a combination of Asian and European pagoda before heading Can Tho city, heart of the Mekong Delta. Arrive at Can Tho, checking in your hotel and enjoy dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market - Ho Chi Minh City (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
The watery world of the Mekong Delta is home to many bustling floating markets. This day we take a boat trip exploring the vibrant floating market of Cai Rang and Phong Dien, which the trading way is unique; each boat usually sells one particular item, whether it will be pumpkins, pineapples, sugar canes. After sampling local fruits, our guide will escort you back to the hotel through myriad canals. Lunch at local restaurant before return to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City departure (Meals: Breakfast)
After having breakfast at your hotel, you will transfer to Tan Son Nhat international airport for your departure flight leaving Vietnam. End of services.

 

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INCLUSIONS

  • Transfer with A/C vehicle
  • Airport Transfer with A/C vehicle
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • Water and Tissues in Car
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta

EXCLUSIONS

  • International & Domestic flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa on arrival & stamp fees
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Alcoholic, and other beverages
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Any services not mentioned in itinerary

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