Vietnam - The Bustling South (International Group Tour)

from 175 $

4 DAY(S) Daily Departure

Saigon - Cu Chi - Mekong - Saigon

Get a quick glimpse leisurely sightseeing on this 4 days " The Bustling South" tour. Visit many of the top sites and activities at a chilled-out step: a cruise on the Delta and a pagoda visit.You will be mesmerized by the spectaculor Cu Chi Tunnels - an elaborate underground network made up of 250 km of tunnels and chambers in the town of Cu Chi. This huge network underground tunnels in Viet Nam which has been preserved by the Viet Nam government and has become a popular tourist attraction. Bring your camera along, i bet your camera will not stay still.

Highlights

  • Visit to War Remnants Museum – the fifth best Asian tourism attraction in 2013 by Tripadvisor.
  • Learn why Vietnamese can claim their independent over American troops by visiting Cu Chi tunnels with its’ immense network of connecting underground tunnels.
  • Engage the boat trip on Mekong Delta - the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. Float on this water world that moves to the rhythms of the mighty Mekong, where boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.  
     

Itinerary in Brief

DAY 1: SAIGON  ARRIVAL    (-/-/-)
DAY 2: SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNELS – SAIGON    (B/-/-)
DAY 3: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon      (B/L/-)
DAY 4: SAIGON DEPARTURE    (B/-/-)

Inclusion

  • Accommodations as mentioned based on twin/double sharing (or similar)
  • Transportation by air-conditioner vehicle with main group
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program. 
  • Local English speaking guides while touring
  • Meals are mentioned in the itinerary
  • Waters during tour day

Exclusion

  • Vietnam visa stamp fee upon arrival: USD 25/visa single entry
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Hotel/Room upgrade
  • Festivity surcharge & festivity compulsory service by hotel(s) if any
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
  • Surcharge for solo traveller: USD 25 + Single supplement 

Welcome to Saigon – Vietnam!
You will be welcomed at the Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the hotel to check-in. Overnight in Saigon.
Please note: Hotel check in time is from 14.00

Morning visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be.  You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. Return to Saigon.
Then we will join a half tour to have an overview of Saigon - the most dynamic city of Vietnam. Depart from your hotel to the Reunification Palace; this beautifully preserved palace was the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. On April 30th 1975 the American War officially came to an end here. Enjoy a visiting the War Remnants Museum where you can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting the second Indochina war. Afterward, we visit The Notre Dame Cathedral, which was built in 1880, and the Old Post Office, which was built sometime between 1886 and 1891. It is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture. Our last stop would be at a local Market where you can practice your bargaining skills while shopping for souvenirs. Discover local life and culture. You’ll find some of the friendliest, liveliest, most convivial people in the city in here.  
Overnight in Saigon.

After breakfast at hotel, picked by at hotel and drive heading to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper… Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 islands in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the local people thru the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River. Afternoon, drive back to Saigon with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pagoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture. Overnight in Saigon.

Breakfast at hotel. If your flight is in the  afternoon, you will have a half day more for the sightseeing and shopping before the departure. Check out time and transfer to the airport for the departure flight back to your sweet home.  
End of services!
Please note: Standard check out time is around 12.00.

# Destination Standard Superior/First Class Deluxe
1 Ho Chi Minh City Le Duy Hotel Ramana Hotel Eastin Grand hotel
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