OVERVIEW

Best of Saigon and Mekong Delta

Have a couple of nights in Ho Chi Minh City to visit the significant highlights. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city spending two days on the complex maze of the Mekong Delta will give you a taste of the Mekong River life.

ITINERARY

Ho Chi Minh City | Mekong Delta | Can Tho | Cu Chi | Cao Dai

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Day 01

Ho Chi Minh City – Arrival

Being personally welcomed and transfer to hotel by Asia Top Travel staff

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: Not included

Being personally welcome by Asia Top Travel tour expert and transferred to hotel for check-in. 
The rest of the day is free time to relax or explore at your own pace.
Day 02

Ho Chi Minh City tour

Enjoy the highlights of Ho CHi Minh City today!

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Your tour expert and driver will pick you up at the hotel Start your day tour of Ho Chi Minh City, including the Reunification Palace, the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 30, 1975. Visit the American War Crimes, a poignant display about the futility of war. You also visit some of the best samples of French colonial architecture: the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office.

Taste the local cuisine at a popular eatery.

Continue to China Town to visit the Thien Hau Buddhist Temple.


The rest of the day is free for shopping and walking around Cho Lon market. Depending on the timing, visit a lacquer ware workshop and interact with the local artist.

Day 03

Ho Chi Minh – Vinh Long – Can Tho

Experience the local life and boat ride to Mekong Delta

Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

In the morning, head to the Mekong Delta with your guide and driver. Upon arrival embark on a local boat and cruise along the Mekong River to observe the fishing port. Continue your exploration with a pleasant rowing trip down small canals and dense palm trees, discovering the local villages between the islands.

Disembark on a small island and stretch your legs in a local village set amongst a peaceful atmosphere and fruit trees. Observe how the local people use fruit trees and witness the unusual yet fascinating process of coconut candy in the making.

Meet a local family and tantalize your taste buds with a magnificent seafood lunch prepared by the family. Try local seasonal fruits and honey tea whilst listening traditional Tai Tu music.

Continue your journey to Vinh Long where your driver awaits you for an hour drive and a smooth ferry ride across the Mekong, taking you to Can Tho.

Day 04

Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh

Enjoy the Cai Rang floating market today!

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

An early boat trip takes you to the biggest Floating Market of Mekong, a great opportunity to see and taste different type of tropical fruit and vegetable.
On the way, visit the rice noodle maker and brick manufacture.
Visit a temple located nearby the market and the big garden full of many kinds of fruits tree. Continue to an ancient house named Binh Thuy in Can Tho.

Have lunch in Can Tho

Head back to Ho Chi Minh City for check-in and relax.
 
Day 05

Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Tay Ninh

Visit the battle field of Cu Chi Tunnel and Cao Dai Holly Temple

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

In the morning set out for a 70km spectacular drive to Cu Chi. to visit he famous Cu Chi Tunnels. After a guided tour through the grounds, you will have the opportunity to take part in the unique experience of guerillas living underground during the war, with a crawl through 20/30/50 meters of the tunnel system.

A 30km drive toward takes you to Tay Ninh and the Great Temple of Caodaism, built on nine levels. At noon listen beautiful music prayer with Vietnamese folk instrument in a very spiritual environment.

Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon.
 
Day 06

Ho Chi Minh – Departure

Say goodbye to Ho Chi Minh City

Accommodation: NA

Meals: Breakfast

Our tour expert will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you back to Ho Chi Minh City Airport for your flight back to home.

Note

To explore more of the country, add this tour to another one in Northern Vietnam. 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Full transportation by private comfortable car or van per tour program
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary. (05 breakfasts, 04 lunches, 01 dinner)
  • English speaking local guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat on Mekong Delta & visit Cai Rang floating market
  • Complimentary water during the trip
  • Private tour through out of the journey
Trip Exclusions
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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