SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA
The Mekong Delta, at the south end of Vietnam is a vast and low plain, divided by the "Nine Dragons", the arms of the mighty Mekong River. The country most fertile soil is formed by alluvions and...Price from: $
Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Accommodation in hotels (twin shared room)
English speaking guide Entrance fee to indicated sights
Meal as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
Boat trip in Mekong
other meals, drinks
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Arrival (-/-/D)
Upon arrival, you will be transfer to hotel at down town. Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals is Vietnam’s largest metropolis and its economic heartbeat. Enjoy dinner while cruising on SaiGon river. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour (B/ L/ D)
Begin our sightseeing by visiting the former Presidential Palace, War Remnants Museum, the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral and the French style central Post Office. Also visit Cholon, the Chinatown of Saigon where we see the huge Binh Tay wholesale market and the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh- My Tho - Ho Chi Minh (B/ L/ D)
After two hours by road from Ho Chi Minh’s bustling streets, we start venturing into the watery world of the Mekong Delta. As a highlight of the trip, we take a cruise along narrow waterways through the lush vegetation to an orchard garden where we have the opportunity to visit local homes as well as enjoy a lunch followed with seasonal fruits. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4, Ho Chi Minh - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh (B/ L/ D)
Heading out of town we drive to Tay Ninh, the head quarter of Cao Dai region. On arrival we attend the fantastic mid-day temple service when the followers fill the hall wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. On return trip we also make stop to explore Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 5, Ho Chi Minh - departure (B/-/-)
There is a free time to relax or further explore Ho Chi Minh. The tour ends after your transfer to Tan San Nhat Airport for departure.