Best of South Vietnam 5 Days

  • Cruise Ship: Package Tours
  • Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City Ben Tre Can Tho Ho Chi Minh
  • Duration: 5 Days / 4 night - Group tour
  • Departure: Hanoi
From: US $315 $259 /pax

This south Vietnam tour takes you off the beaten track. You will have chances to discover the most famous and charming beauty of South of Vietnam during 5 days and enjoy the interesting experience in this area: Exploring Cu Chi Tunnels, Visiting Mekong Delta, Ben Tre, Can Tho and Cai Rang Floating Village.

Trip Highlights

  • Get understanding about the history of Vietnam in the war by exploring Cu Chi Tunnels & Sightseeing Tour Half day.
  • Experiencing life in Mekong Delta, visit Ben Tre and Can Tho to see how the daily life in the South of Vietnam happen.
  • Visiting Cai Rang Floating Market, the largest in the whole Mekong Delta to see sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fish, flowers… showing an intense activity on the river.

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Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Upon your arrival in the bustling city of Vietnam, still called “Saigon” by many locals, your guide will welcome you at Tan Son Nhat Airport and then transfer you to your hotel for check –in. Your room is at disposal from 14:00 pm. Free at leisure to relax in the rest of the day.

  • Meals: NA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
  • Activities: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, transfer from airport to hotel.
  • Transportations: Cruise

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City

In the morning, our local guide will pick you up at the hotel around 08:00 AM to transfer to Cu Chi Tunnels (30km to 40 km from Saigon). At its height, the tunnel system stretched from Saigon to the Cambodian border. The network, parts of which were several levels deep, included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command center and kitchens. If be interested, you have the opportunity to descend the tunnels to understand how harshly the Vietnam guerrillas live during the war. Then drive back to the city. Have lunch at local restaurant. After that, proceed to discover the largest city in Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh city with its most prominent attractions such as Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Center Post Office and visit the ethnic Chinese district at Binh Tay Market. End tour at your hotel about 17:00 pm.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
  • Activities: Explore Cu Chi Tunnels & Sightseeing Tour Half day
  • Transportations: Cruise

Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Can Tho

Today we depart from Ho Chi Minh City to explore Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta (130km – 2.5 – 3-hour driving). Pick up at the Phong Nam pier. Get on boat and will cruise along the Chet Say river (a branch of the Mekong) and stop off at various local workplaces to give you a picture of how the local economy works: visit the brick kilns; coconut activated charcoal factory where coconut shell is put into high heat kiln to produce coconut charcoal; a coconut processing workshop, where you can sample fresh coconut and see how every single part of this versatile nut is turned into food and other products. Then the boat will cruise through the small canal, discover the local life. The boat will then stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life, visit a mat weaving house, where straw mats are woven using a hand loom – you can even have a go at weaving yourself before boarding your Pelosi (a kind of motorized rickshaw) or biking into the village where you can see farm, rice field and vegetable plan before stopping at a local house for a delicious and filling lunch, featuring such local specialties as elephant-ear fish and river shrimp, washed down with some cold drinks or beers. It’s time to board a sampan for a relaxing trip along narrow canals. After that, heading to Can Tho for check in the hotel and feel free to enjoy evening

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho
  • Activities: Experience life in Mekong Delta, visit Ben Tre and Can Tho

Day 4 Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City

At around 06:00 AM, your sampan will slowly start cruising to approach Cai Rang Floating Market, actually the largest in the whole Mekong delta. We will pass by countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fish, flowers… showing an intense activity on the river. Your cruise journey will end at around 10:00 AM at Ninh Kieu pier after a visit at Can Tho local market. Upon disembarkation, transfer to your hotel to relax before going back Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
  • Activities: Visit Cai Rang Floating Market. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Transportations: Cruise

Day 5 Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

Free at your leisure in the morning. Our driver will transfer you to the airport to take your departure flight. End services. Hope to serve you again.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: NA
  • Activities: Transfer to the airport to take your departure flight.
  • Transportations: Cruise

Tour Includes:

  • AC land transfer in Car/ Minivan
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast.
  • Experienced English speaking guide.
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All sightseeing tickets.
  • Vietnam visa Approval letter (single entry).
  • Services charges and government tax.

Tour Excludes:

  • EARLY Check in & LATE Check out at hotel
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner in the accommodation.
  • Halong bay Kayaking in Deluxe & Luxury Class
  • International flights & departures taxes
  • Beverage
  • Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Other services are not mentioned above

Note: The tour is operated for the minimum of 02 pax. 01 pax will be charged single supplement

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Time Destination Activities Meals
Day 1 images_oto Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, transfer from airport to hotel.

Day 2 images_oto Ho Chi Minh City

Explore Cu Chi Tunnels & Sightseeing Tour Half day

B, L,
Day 3 images_oto Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Can Tho Experience life in Mekong Delta, visit Ben Tre and Can Tho B, L,
Day 4 images_oto Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City

Visit Cai Rang Floating Market. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

B, L,
Day 5 images_oto Ho Chi Minh City – Departure Transfer to the airport to take your departure flight. B

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