Tour Details

 VIETNAM SOUTHERN TOURS
EXPLORE SOUTH OF VIETNAM
5 days - 4 nights

 

Ho Chi Minh City - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Mekong Delta (overnight on board)

Day 1: Arrival - Ho Chi Minh City 
You are welcomed by our guide at Tan Son Nhat airport and then be transferred to your hotel in the center of city. Half day city tour visit Reunification Palace, War Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral with the passing Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Tay Ninh - Cu Chi (B/L)
Drive a long way on the country side of Vietnam to Tay Ninh, 100 km from Ho Chi Minh city. On arrival to the head quarter of Cao Dai religious, you will have a chance to witness the daily ceremony at Cao Dai Holy See, and meet followers come to attend the ceremony wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Buddhism. Having lunch at a local restaurant then continue the trip to Cu Chi, visit the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Overnight at Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City- Cai Be (or Can Tho) (B/L/D) 
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and take you to Cai Be (or Can Tho). You board the Mekong Eyes around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Day 4: Cai Rang (or Cai Be Floating Market) - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L) 
Wake up well rested to the sound of the River and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 6.30h theMekong Eyes sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang (or Cai Be) floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.
The boat trip ends at around 11.00 - 11.30h on the pier. After lunch, we will take you back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

* Note: Mekong Eyes goes from Can Tho to Cai Be (on odd dates, e. g. Sept 1, 3, 5, 7 etc.) or from Cai Be to Can Tho (on even dates, e. g. Sept. 2, 4, 6, 8 etc.)
On odd date pick up time in Ho Chi Minh City is 07.00. On even date pick up time in Ho Chi Minh City is 08.00.
The road trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho takes approx. 4 hours, to Cai Be approx. 2 hours. This is why on odd dates we have to leave Ho Chi Minh City earlier than on even dates.


Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B)
Free time for shopping or optional visit before transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for departure.

Type of tour:  Private tour. (This is the sample tour, you may go with all details above or we can modify to fix your way of travel)
 Easy tour
Departure:  Any day
Feature of tour:  The attractions of Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding
Tour cost per person (in USD):
Size of Group 2 pax 3 - 4 pax 5 - 6 pax 7 - 9 pax 10 - 14 pax Single Supp.

01 Oct 2015 - 30 April 2016

Standard 497 483 455 449 443 161
Superior 547 533 510
499 493 212
Deluxe 689 625 596 571 534 304
Premium 691 677 647 642 635 353

01 May 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

Standard 488 474 446 440 434 152
Superior 520 506 478 472 466 185
Deluxe 613 599 570 565 558 278
Premium 673 659 629 654 617 336
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Accommodation:
  Mid-range Superior Deluxe Premium
Hochi minh hotels Elios, Sapphire (3*) Golden Central, Windsor Plaza (4*) Majestic (5*) Intercontinental Asiana (5*)

 

Inclusive:  Hotel accommodation as specific or similar, base on twin sharing
 Private car/mini van in Saigon
 Join car and boat in Mekong River
 All entrance fees
 English or French speaking guide. Other languages can be arranged upon request
 All meals as per program (L=lunch, D = dinner)
Exclusive:  Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
 International flight and international airport tax on departure
 Insurance, Personal expenses & Tips
 Vietnam Visa - this can be done with our visa service
 

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