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Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Can Tho 5 Days

5 DAY(S) Daily Tours

Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Can Tho - Saigon

Description

This 5-day tour will give you an opportunity to discover the charming beauty of the provinces in the South of Vietnam in general and the energetic Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City ) in particular. You won't miss the chance to observe or experience life underground in the famous historic Cu Chi tunnels and explore the vibrant Mekong Delta by boating among intricate waterways with colorful markets, ending with gorgeous countryside landscapes, of rural area where arroyos, fish farms and tropical fruits are abundant.

Highlights

  • Feeling the metropolitan pulse of Saigon, sleepless city at night but feeling the charming French colonial buildings line wide and elegant boulevards with a hub of shopping centers in daily life; visiting to its highlight sites of history and architecture.
  • Roling play as a Vietnamese guerrilla at the famous Vietnam War-era tunnels at Cu Chi to experience life underground.
  • Exploring the Mekong River Delta with a boat trip along a less-touristy route to see the vibrant lifestyle of rural area, meeting and interacting with local people.

Itinerary

Welcome to Saigon the most dynamic city in Vietnam.
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, welcomed by the driver and transfer to the center of Saigon to check-in hotel (Hotel normal check-in time is 14:00). At leisure to relax and get rid of jet lag. Overnight in Saigon. 
 

Breakfast at hotel. We start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Our last stop this morning will be War Remnants Museum. 


In the afternoon, we drive overland to Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese guerrillas to protect the region against the American attacks during the Vietnam War. We can even crawl a part inside the tunnel, visit their infirmary, kitchen.... to discover how people had survived hereby. Back to your hotel later on. Overnight in Saigon.
 

Breakfast at hotel. Pick up at your hotel and start the trip to My Tho. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising around four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking in the village paths to contemplate orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and Vietnamese folk music performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation. Be rowed in a small sampan through the Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business & bee-keeping farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Break time.
The afternoon is time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meeting the local people to experience their daily life in the Mekong delta. Relaxing on hammocks to enjoy the cool breeze is for those do not want to join the cycling trip. Proceed to Can Tho and check-in the hotel. Overnight in Can Tho.
 

Breakfast at the hotel. Take a leisure boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River) then visit to Cai Rang floating market which is the liveliest one in the whole of region. Walking trip to visit the fruit plantation and local noodle factory. Visit Binh Thuy communal house and Munir Ansay Pagoda - a Khmer pagoda, renowned for its unique structure. Return to Saigon and overnight in Saigon.

Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure until check out the hotel (Normal check out time is 12:00) and transfer to the airport with driver for the departure flight.Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure until check out the hotel (Normal check out time is 12:00) and transfer to the airport with driver for the departure flight.

Inclusion

  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis with daily breakfast at hotels.
  • Entrance fees as per program.
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta.
  • English-speaking tour guides on touring dates.
  • Airport transfers and touring in AC vehicles 
  • Water during transfer.
     

Exclusion

  • Visa approval letter to Vietnam (USD 15/pax) and Visa stamp fee to Vietnam (USD 25/pax)
  • International, domestic flights and airport departure tax. 
  • Meals not mentioned in the Detailed Program. 
  • Early check-in, late check-out surcharge.
  • Surcharge for Christmas and New Year period (to be advised upon booking confirmation)
  • Tipping for Guides (USD 4/pax/day) and Drivers (USD 2/pax/day) 
  • Banking fee for payment by bank transfer
  • Other expense not mentioned in the program. 
     

Hotels list

# Destination Standard / Superior Deluxe Luxury
1 Can Tho West Can Tho West Can Tho
2 Ho Chi Minh City Prague Hotel Aristo Hotel
 

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Southern of Vietnam

CHIA KEL LI – GROUP OF 4 PEOPLE

The guide is very professional & took very good care of the elderly in the trip. Thank you for giving us a very enjoyable trip.         

Southern Vietnam

Bebe Halini Pollack – Rande Pollack ​​​​​​​

Helen provided excellent service when we has question about our tour, she talked woth our guide and gave us great information. We enjoyed the guide Linh who did a great job! He was very informative and gave us info. The car was great!

The driver was very good and very pleasant and respective, we was great! The hotel was very nice

We had a great time and appreciate the service risht from being picked up at the airport until we were dropped off!!! Thank you everybody !

DELTA DEL MEKONG

Éscribano family

(Mr. Nang, guia) muy professional,gran conocedora del Mekong, historia, demografía, cultura, flora y con una actitud excelente. Muy simpática, muy buena disposición y dominio del español. En todo momento ha estado muy pendiente de nosotros respetando nuestros tiempos para que pudiéramos disfrutar de las actividades programadas con tranquilidad. Ha sabido cubrir nuestras necesidades con mucha amabilidad, educación y un gran sentido del humor. Muy recomendable como guía Substituta of Minh in the delta of the Mékong

Great tour guide

Gavet

This was such a great tour our guide Mr Chin was a great guide so knowledgeable and took us to places we would never have found he made the day enjoyable and fun and knew so many things his love of this country was beautiful give this man a raise a beautiful man

Cai Rang floating market

Juniet Romaric

We did a great trip with Hoa to Cai rang floating market. It was the highlight of our trip in Vietnam. He was very knowledgeable and informative to us. We got to know more about the people’s lifestyle in Mekong. People exchange goods on the boats. We witnessed the lively market there. The food was tastefully beautiful. We loved it so much. The car was so nice and The driver was friendly and hospitable to us. I highly recommend the tour to any one who comes to visit Vietnam. That was fantastic!!!

Best tour of Saigon!

Pierre Bonhomme

We had great fantancy tour with tour guide Thuy. She was really excellent and informative. She took us to discover hidden places and enjoy local people here. Were were in a boat and saw exchange goods here. The people was so nice and kind. We immersed ourself into peace. We ourselves do not have a word to express heart to her. Just want to say: thank you. If I had a chance again, the best choice will be here. Honestlt, we higly reccommend.

An excellent tour!

David Hawkins

We had a lovely trip. All the guides on our excursion had very good english and were very informative. We cant recommend highly enough your company. Thank you very much for an enjoyable 3 days. Dadvid and Sanara

Tour was great and value for money

Ratner Matan and Cohen shirley

Our tourguide Duong was excellent caring, polite, very fluent English speaker, intelligent and tolerant. Everything was perfect

Good

Sylrain boyer

Wonderful tour! I liked everything very much. Deliciously fed. Especially memorable water market. I recommend this cruise.

Good cruise

Petit

Great two day cruise. I liked it very much! Especially experienced the floating markets of Cai Rang! Many thanks to our guide.

Had such an amazing experience here!

Paolacci

My first time here was amazing! The staff and people were so kind and helpful! The environment was welcoming and had a positive energy! Would say, one of if not the best places I've been too! Had an overall perfect experience here! Can't wait to come back soon!

 
 

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