Through this short trip, you will get a good insight into the highlights of the southern Vietnam. The various activities along the rivers of Mekong delta, interesting history, rich culture, friendly people here will make your trip a memorable experience.
Day 1: Arrive in Saigon
Xin Chao - Welcome to Saigon.
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel, where you will be offered a welcome drink and get the tour briefings. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnel - Tour of Saigon City (B)
After breakfast you will take an in-depth tour of the most interesting sites in Saigon City. Today’s experiences include: Cu Chi Tunnels – The War Remnant Museum – Reunification Hall – Notre Dame Cathedral and The Central Post office nearby – Ben Thanh Market. Afterwards return to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 3: Saigon - Countryside Activities in Ben Tre - Cai Be (B)
Today you will take a drive on the countryside road towards Ben Tre. Upon arrival, you will: visit a brick factory – board a traditional style boat for a scenic cruise along the Mekong River – make some stops at local houses along the way – hope on bikes for a leisurely ride through the countryside – lunch in a traditional Mekong village restaurant - board a motorboat to explore more of the Mekong Delta. Afterwards return to the car for your transfer to Cai Be. The rest of the day is yours!
Day 4: Cai Be Floating market - Cruise on Mekong river - Overnight on board (B/L/D)
Up early - breakfast - take a sampan ride on the river to visit the Cai Be floating market - pay visits to some families for an overview of the fascinating local cottage industries - at noon, board a local traditional boat for your night cruise along the Mekong river - lunch on board - disembark for a leisurely walk to visit the local villages & their fruit gardens - return to the boat - top deck for relaxation and photographic opportunities - make and angkorage in a quiet site for overnight - dinner. The rest of the day is yours
Day 5: Cai Rang Floating market - Can Tho - transfer back to Saigon by road (B/L/D)
Set off early - wake up for photographic opportunities at sunrise - breakfast - board a sampan to visit the Cai Rang floating market. Afterwards stop off at Can Tho and board your private transfer back to Saigon, including a lunch break at Mekong Rest Stop. Upon arrival in Saigon, check in the hotel. The rest of the day is yours.
Day 6: Free time at leisure
There will be some free time for you to relax or do something on your own.
For those who wish to get out and explore, the optional tours are available to be booked at an additional charge.
1. Saigon foodie tour
2. Saigon Vespa Tour
3. Leisure at beach on Phu Quoc island
Day 7: Saigon - Departure (B)
You are free until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight.