Mekong tours

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 Days

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 DaysTour price:US$ 222 – US$ 599
Duration: 05 days/ 04 nights
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Route: HoChiMinh City – Mekong Delta – Chau Doc – HoChiMinh City

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh city ! – one of the most bustling cities of Vietnam where you can find the remains of the times to the best five star in the world. In fact, Hochiminh city is a city of commerce, industry, travel … where used to be considered as ” The Pearl of Far East Asia “.
The Mekong Delta, or the ‘Nine Dragon River Delta’, is a vast region in Southeast Vietnam. This is where the Mekong River approaches and enters in to the sea through its network of tributaries. Encompassing a large portion of Southeastern Vietnam of 39,000 km2, the Mekong Delta region is richly abundant with water, fruit orchards and most importantly, rice fields.

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 DaysDay 1: SAIGON – MY THO – BEN TRE – CAN THO (NONE)

Arrive at Ho Chi Minh City airport by your own flight (please advise flight details), you will be transferred to hotel. Hotel check-in time is 14:00 hrs and early check-in is at surcharge.
In the afternoon, start the city tour with the visit to the former Presidential Palace. Continue to visit Notre Dame Cathedral and the old Post Office, both magnificent sights from the French colonial period.
Then we visit the War Remnant Museum, the Jade Emperor pagoda before stopping at Ben Thanh market for shopping and buying.
You are welcomed to join optional dinner on Bonsai cruise along the Saigon river.

Accommodation at hotel in Saigon

Meals included: Lunch/Dinner

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 DaysDay 2: SAIGON – MY THO – BEN TRE – CAN THO (B/L)

08:00 hrs, pick up at your hotel and take 2 hour drive southwest of Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta which is known as the rice bowl of Vietnam.
Upon arrival, take a boat cruise around islets and tropical orchards through the canal of Vam Xep to reach a small islet, followed by a relaxing walk along shady and palm fringed trails passing by local villages where you can see their peaceful daily life. Stop en route to visit a bee farm, sip tea with honey and sample fruits with a local family and share their stories of life in the Mekong Delta. Visit a small coconut workshop, just to get a glimpse of typical family run business in this area.
Enjoy the lunch at local restaurant on the islet.
Walk to a lane where a horse-drawn cart awaits you to transfer to visit handicraft village, a coconut candy factory, enjoy tropical fruit, traditional music and then relaxation with rowing boat through the narrow under shade palm, tree-lined canals of Mekong River before returning to My Tho by motorized boat.
Back to the car and then transfer further Can Tho.

Accommodation at hotel in Can Tho

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 DaysDay 3: CAN THO – CAI RANG – SAIGON (B/L)

Early wake up for optional short biking or walking around the village and visiting fruit gardens. After breakfast, cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries by rowing boat to visit the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Stop at another village to visit a rice husking mill, and walk around the village. See the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals. Disembark at Ninh Kieu quay, visit an ancient house (in Binh Thuy, 10 km from Can Tho) and Can Tho museum. Have lunch at a local restaurant on the way back to Sai Gon via My Tho.
Arrive in Saigon in the afternoon. Drop off at your hotel.

Accommodation at hotel in Saigon

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 DaysDay 4: SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNELS – CAO DAI TEMPLE (B/L)

After breakfast at hotel, drive to visit Cu Chi Tunnels (70 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City), an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during Vietnam War. There are more than 200 km of tunnels, comprising a main axis system with many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters and other tunnels. You have the chance to crawl through this amazing system of tunnels. Enjoy the lunch at local restaurant. Proceed to Tay Ninh, centre of the Cao-Dai religion founded in 1926, a combination of Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. You will have the opportunity to watch the worshippers in their white long tunics during noon mass. Transfer back to Saigon in the late afternoon.

Accommodation at hotel in Saigon

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch

Southern Vietnam Tour 5 DaysDay 5: SAIGON – DEPARTURE (B)

Free at leisure or go shopping in the centre. Please note that hotel check-out time is 12:00 hrs.
Transfer further to Saigon airport for your ongoing flight to the next destination.
End of services and wish you have nice time in Vietnam.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Service description Price in US$ per person in twin sharing room in a group of
2 guests 3-4 guests 5 – 6 guests 7 – 9 guests 10 – 14 guests Single Supplement
(2*) option 419 338 256 248 222 95
(3*) option 461 378 298 291 264 136
(4*) option 599 521 442 433 411 296

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NOTE

INCLUDES:
  • Transfers by private car
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees & boat fees at places
  • Accommodation in twin / double sharing room
  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, lunch)
EXCLUDES :
  • Other language speaking guides (available at surcharge)
  • Drinks, personal expenses and tips
  • Insurance
  • Other services not mentioned in the programme

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