5D Highlights of Southern Vietnam

Discover Saigon - the largest and busiest city in Vietnam, is surely one of the most evocative place names in Asia. The most Western in atmosphere of Vietnam’s cities, now known as Ho Chi Minh City. Learn more about Cu Chi Tunnels - are part of a massive war museum in Ho Chi Minh. And exprience the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. It's a water world that moves to the rhythms of the mighty Mekong, where boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.

5D Highlights of Southern Vietnam

INTERESTING FOR YOU

  • Sai gon – the Bustle and hustle city
  • Cu Chi Tunnels – Vietnamese soldiers expanded the tunnels and included effective air filtration systems, which helped them survive the Cu Chi carpet-bombings
  • Mekong Delta – the “rice-bowl” of Vietnam
  • Vung Tau – The city enjoys a spectacular location on a peninsula, with ocean on three sides; the light and sea air makes it a refreshing break from sultry Saigon.

TOUR DETAILS

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (-/-/D)
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, meet by our representative and transfer to hotel for check-in. A short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City: The Hundred Years Red Cathedral (Notre Dame Cathedral), the Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall. Dinner will be served on Saigon River Cruise with show entertainment along the Saigon River at the end of the day.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi – Vung Tau (B/L/D)

After breakfast, a one and half hour drive takes you to Cu Chi where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing an web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Return to Ho Chi Minh for lunch. After lunch, transfer to Vung Tau, situated 125km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. It is a famous beach resort with long white sandy beaches and warm water whole year round. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.

Overnight in Vung Tau.

Day 3: Vung Tau – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/D)

After breakfast, take Vung Tau city tour including Christ Hill (St. Jacque Janerio), 18 meters high Goddess of Mercy, Thuy Van beach and Whale Temple dedicated to whales considered as the rescuing gods for Vietnamese fisherman in the east sea. Lunch at local restaurant before returning to Ho Chi Minh City with a visit to the War Museum, lacquer ware factory and handicraft center. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/-)
After breakfast, a two hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, get on a boat trip up Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son to taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs. Then, visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region. Lunch to be served with the Mekong Delta specialty – Deep Fried Elephant ear fish. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon, visit China Town and Thien Hau Temple. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight.

 

Tour prices include

  • Hotel in twin/triple sharing room basis with daily breakfast
  • Transfer by air-conditioned car/van/bus as itinerary
  • Meals as indicated
  • Complimentary Mineral Water on tour (01 bottle/pax/day)
  • Entrance fees and excursions
  • Excellent English speaking guide
  • Upgrade 1 Dinner to Saigon Cruise
  • 01 FOC based on twin share (group  from 16 pax)
Tour prices exclude

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fee
  • International & domestic air tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Compulsory Tipping (Collect from company)
  • Others not mentioned nor specified above
  • Surcharge for Halal food: USD 3/pax/meal
  • Surcharge for Chinese New Year (23 – 29 Jan 2020): extra 20%

Policy for children

  • Child under 2 years old sharing room with two (2) adults without extra bed: Free of charge
  • Child from 2 – under 12 years old sharing room with two (2) adults without extra bed: 50% of charge
  • Child from 2 – under 12 years old sharing room with two (2) adults with extra bed: 75% of charge
  • Child under 12 years old sharing room with one (1) adult: 90% of charge
  • Child from 12 years old and above: 100% of charge