Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh
: Arrival in Ho Chi Minh. We welcome you at Airport and transfer you to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh city tour & Cu Chi Tunnel (B,L) :
We start the trip by these famous places:
Notre Dame Cathedral,
the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring
the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the
War Remnants Museum. (Drop you off at Ben Thanh Market for shopping if we have enough time). Afternoon, Arrival at Cu Chi tunnel, before entering the tunnels visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war).
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B,L) Around 8.00am, head to
Can Tho, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at
My Tho, visit
Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to
Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to
An Khanh, a less touristy attraction in
Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages. Transfer to
Can Tho city. Stay overnight at hotel in
Day 4: Phong Dien – Cai Rang (B,L)
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river, then proceed to visit Cai Rang floating market which are the liveliest in the whole religion. Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only one stem of bamboo. We continue the tour and stop at a orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Then go back to Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – We transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh city for your departure flight.