SAIGON, CU CHI, CAI BE, VINH LONG, CAN THO
|Day 1: Saigon Arrival|
On your arrival at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and driver who will bring you to your hotel. Free at your leisure after the long flight.
Overnight in Saigon
|Day 2: City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L/D)|
After breakfast, The HCM City tour will start with a visit to the Reunification Palace, a tribute to the end of the American/ Vietnamese war. In the same vicinity is the Notre Dame Cathedral, with the twin bell towers that form the most famous landmark in Ho Chi Minh as that is visible for miles around. Across the square is the Saigon Post Office.
After Lunch, we will take a drive to the famous and extraordinary Cu Chi Tunnels. The tunnels were built by the Viet Cong guerillas and formed a labyrinth virtually underneath the U.S bases and were used for surprise raids and to avoid air strikes. The tunnels themselves extend over 200 kilometers and for short stretches are accessible to visitors.
Dinner on Cruise
Overnight in Saigon.
|Day 3: Saigon – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B/L/D)|
We leave Ho Chi Minh City for a beautiful scenic drive through the Mekong River Delta, home to the richest agricultural lands in Vietnam. The program will start with a visit of Cai Be floating market. Then, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time. Back to our boat to go across one of the longest river in the world, Mekong River, to come to An Bình Island. Travel on a handmade canal to Ut Trinh home and have an optional lunch. After lunch, we can walk around this orchard and enjoy some cups of tea when listening to the traditional music in the ancient house. Walk in the local village to visit the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice… Enjoy some sweets with a cup of hot tea.
Biking can be made for a leisure! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local daily life: orchard, school, church, pagoda, traditional houses and maybe the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta…Visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. The cruise will end at VinhLong city. Heading to Can Tho. Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight in Can Tho
|Day 4: Can Tho – Saigon (B/L/-)|
06:00AM Have an early breakfast at the hotel and checking out the room.
06:30AM ~ 07:00AM Being at a wharf to board a motorboat for sightseeing the Cai Rang Floating Market which is the biggest and most colorful floating market in the Mekong Delta’s region.
In the very early morning, the river has become a busy commercial site where hundreds of boats packed with fruits, vegetables, plants and foods…line along the river and are ready for trading. Sellers will hang samples of what they are selling on the top of a long pole on their boats so that buyers can see from a distance what sellers are selling.
After the Cai Rang market, continuing cruising through small creeks to a local orchard and enjoying tropical seasonal fruits (included).
Around 10:30AM returning back to Saigon. Lunch is served en route.
END OF TOUR
+ Accommodation on a twin share basis including breakfast daily.Inclusions:
|Hotel (Equivalent)||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|Sài Gòn||Alagon Central Hotel & Spa||Harmony||Grand Hotel|
|Cần Thơ||Saigon-Cần Thơ||Iris Can Tho||Muong Thanh|
+ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
+ 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
+ The services of professional English speaking tour guides
+ Entrance fees, Boats, water (1bottle/pax/day)
+ Meals are not mention above
+ Visa cost
+ International Flight
+ Laundry, phone expenses
+ Personal expense not mention in the tour
+ Tip for Guide and Driver