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TOUR SUMMARY

Explore Vietnam's most famous economy centre Ho Chi Minh City and the biggest source of rice exports Mekong Delta in this tour. In this tour, you will traveling at a slow pace and get unforgettable memory exploring local culture, culinary, history as well as enjoy the peaceful tranquil and the simple life of local on interlaced canals.

 

 Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival

 Day 2:Cu Chi Tunnel  - Explore Sai Gon Culinary on Bike

 Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Can Tho - Mekong Delta

 Day 4: Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City

 Day 5: Ho Chi Minh Departure

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival  (Meals: none)
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 2: Cu Chi Tunnel - Explore Sai Gon Culinary on Bike(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

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 1.00 PM, 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.

Around 5:30PM, join in our bike tour and explore the best of Sai Gon's foods. Saigon has long been rated one of the best cities for street food in the world. Let’s get on the bikes and give it a go to taste the most amazing dishes Saigon has to offer. This tour is tailored to give our foreign guests the most unique and authentic experience of Saigon’s cuisine. We will 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 hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.     

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Cai Be – Overnight in Homestay (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Pick guests up at hotels (city center); drive about 2 hours to a local village.Upon arrival, We board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy wonderful views of the Mekong River. In your visits to some local cottage industries you can see a coconut candy workshop, try some snake wine, learn how to make pop-rice, or witness the process of making rice paper. we move to one of the island, here we visit a tropical fruit garden, listen to Vietnamese traditional music, and slowly enjoy getting in touch with local life by taking a hand-rowing sampan. Lunch is served at a riverside restaurant with 5-course Vietnamese food. Drive to Cần Thơ, the capital city of Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, we check in to a rustic homestay. Take a rest and enjoy a peaceful time within the authentic village. Overnight in Homestay.

Day 4: Floating market – Ho Chi Minh City (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

Get up early; then have breakfast before taking a motor-boat along the river to Cái Răng floating market, the largest its kind, where colorful boats carrying juicy fruits and

vegetables gather for daily exchanging. We continue the cruise and walk on a quite country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the residents as they go about their daily routines. Visit a flea market, a noodle factory, and tropical fruit gardens like papaya, mango, pineapple…Spend a short time for cycling around the village will give you a fantastic way to experience local life.Lunch is served at a local restaurant in Cần Thơ or on the way back to Sài Gòn. 15:30 – 16:00 Tour ends at your hotel in Sài Gòn.

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh Departure (Meals: Breakfast)

Free at leisure on the rest of the day until our driver (no guide) come and pick you up for your departure flight leaving Vietnam. End of services.

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INCLUSIONS

  • Transfer with A/C vehicle and experienced driver
  • Airport pick up/drop off by comfortable private car - No guide escort
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast as below
  • 1 night accommodation in Homestay in Ancient House in Mekong Delta
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners as mentioned in itinerary
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • Water and Tissues in car
  • Explore the best of Ho Chi Minh foods on motorbike on our culinary tour
  • Join in group tour with 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
  • Services not mentioned in itinerary

ACCOMMODATION

Following hotels are your accommodations arranged accordingly for each standard. Our travel experts have inspected hundred hotels but only choose the best for you.
City Economic Group Private Deluxe Primary Luxury
Ho Chi Minh Beautiful Saigon Hotel Paragon Saigon Hotel Lottle Legend

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