DAY 01: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport, Local guide will meet you up and transfer to the center of Ho Chi Minh city. Hotel check in and walking tour to discover the downtown of the city including BEN THANH MARKET.
Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight stay in a hotel.
DAY 02: Ho Chi Minh city – city tour - Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh city
Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning: Guide will pick you up at the hotel to join the group and visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, Reunification Palace. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.
Break time for lunch at a local restaurant.
Afternoon trip to Cu Chi tunnels - a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapon factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchen. Plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone". Today, start our trip, visitor can have chance to know how the tunnel was constructed, spend the next hours exploring the tunnels and war remnants, where you'll learn more about the conditions the people lived in, the hardships they faced, and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels, sample some of the simple cuisine that local fighters would have survived on, and have an opportunity to venture into the tunnels and explore the complex.
Back to Ho Chi Minh city
Overnight stay in the hotel.
DAY 03: Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho – Ben Tre - Ho Chi Minh city
Breakfast at hotel.
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 the 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 shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Drive back to Ho Chi Minh in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Hochiminh city.
DAY 04: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
After breakfast, free for shopping until transfer to airport for departure flight. (Check out time is 12h00)
End of service.