This is a classic tour for all visitors who have short 4 day trip in Southern of Vietnam. Taking this tour, you will see the best sites of Ho Chi Minh City, the Tunnel of Cu Chi and the waterway of the mighty Mekong River. They are 3 famous tourist sites for all the first trip to Ho Chi Minh city…
Tour Informations :
Tour route: Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) – Cu Chi tunnel – My Tho
Duration: 4 days
Date: Daily in May, June, July, August, September, October 2015
Start/End: Ho Chi Minh city/Ho Chi Minh city
Tour type: Classic
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Brief Itinerary :
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city Arrival – Cu Chi tunnel
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour & Shopping
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho tour – Dinner at Saigon River cruise
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh city Departure
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city Arrival – Cu Chi Tunnel (D)
Arrival airport: Tan Son Nhat International airport
Arriving in the morning, we meet up tour guide and driver at the airport, then transfer to hotel.
In the afternoon, we depart to Cu Chi Tunnel for our afternoon visit. Cu Chi Tunnels is 50 km far from the city center. It’s located in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh city. These are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels that were the location of military campaigns during American wars. This area is now a “should-not-be-missed” site for all visitors traveling to Vietnam. We will watch a short introduction video showing the foundation, activities… of Cu Chi tunnels and people lived here in the past then we will crawl all the safe parts of the tunnel system; enjoy some special cassava and tea that served free in the tour. Later, we can go to the shooting range where we can try to fire real bullets (costs US$1/bullet) or free for shopping at the souvenir shops. Back to Ho Chi Minh city for our dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour & Shopping (B, L)
Today, we visit all the highlights in Ho Chi Minh city such as the Reunification Palace, a palace of old President in South of Vietnam during the American war; the War Remnants Museum where is poignant display of the futility of war; Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, the two sites that we can ignore when we visit the city.
After lunch, we travel to the district 5 to visit Cho Lon (China town), Thien Hau pagoda & Binh Tay market. We also stop at the oldest pagoda of Giac Lam or we head back to the center to do shopping at famous Ben Thanh market. Later of the day, we will enjoy one hour Water puppet show in the Golden Theater. Overnight in Saigon.
Evening activities: walking around at the night market in Ben Thanh market area; explore the highest building in Saigon, Bitexco….
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho tour (B, L)
After breakfast, we travel to Mekong Delta to enjoy the full day package tour with boat trip, Mekong Delta people’s homes, their orchards, coconut candy workshops, honeybee farm as well as taste many kinds of fresh fruits that picked up from the garden before. We also enjoy a short classical music performance showed by farmers in the home while enjoying tea and fruits. Lunch will be served at a local home or restaurant. Later, we travel back to Ho Chi Minh city for our shopping. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)
Departure airport : Tan Son Nhat International airport
We do the last shopping this morning before the awaiting vehicle takes us back to the airport for our departure flight. Trip ends.
Private transfer with air – conditioner & good driver
English speaking guide (other language upon request)
Accommodation based on Twin/BDL sharing
All meals as indicated in the itinerary
Private boat trip in Mekong Delta
A bottle of water/person/way
Cozy Vietnam Travel’s hat
Other airfares and taxes in international flight to Vietnam & out of Vietnam.
Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
Visa and visa fee to Vietnam
Entrance fees and permits during free time
Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
Personal expenses such as Bar, telephone & Laundry bills
Tips and gratuities