ITINERARY BY DAY
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, The driver pick you up at the airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Free time and Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 2: SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNEL – TAY NINH (B/L/-)
After breakfast, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels -an underground labyrinth of passageways, used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War (or “American War” as it’s referred to here) as protection against American air raids. Those inclined are invited to crawl through selections of the tunnels to better understand what life was like for the Vietnamese soldiers during wartime.
Next you will visit the beautiful Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh and partake in the noontime prayer service. This large and colorful compound is home to the hybrid religion founded in the 1920s: Caodaism, which combines elements of Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam in order to promote peace. Have lunch in Tay Ninh and return to Saigon in the late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 3: SAIGON – CAI BE – VINH LONG – CAN THO (B/L/D)
Breakfast at your hotel, tour guide pick you up at your hotel. Today you leave Saigon and travel to the Mekong River Delta. Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel before driving to the riverside town, Cai Be. Along the way, stop at a candy factory and orchard garden, where you have an opportunity to listen to traditional music.
Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a riverside restaurant, then cross the river by motorized boat to visit some fluvial islands and explore the countryside by bicycle. Your driver will meet you at Vinh Long pier and take you to the epicentre of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho City, for the night. Overnight in Can Tho.
DAY 4: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – SAIGON (B/L/-)
Early morning, leave the hotel to visit the famous Cai Rang floating market by motorized boat. Continue the boat ride to visit the Mekong Delta’s famous fruit orchards and sample the fresh, exotic fruit.
Then venture deeper into the country-side, passing traditional houses made of wood and palm leaves as you observe the activities of the local people. Return to Can Tho for lunch then drive back to Saigon, arriving in the late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 5: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Breakfast at your hotel, Today is free at your leisure for last minute shopping or sight-seeing before driving to the airport to catch your departure flight home.