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A Glimpse of Southern Vietnam 4 days

Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Ben Tre
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Overview

Overview

A Glimpse of Southern Vietnam 4 days
Southern Vietnam is jam packed with lots to see and do, from historical and cultural attractions to breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Southern Vietnam’s incredible charm, from the modern streets of Ho Chi Minh City to the enchanting backwaters of the Mekong Delta. Change up your route with a relaxing sampan cruise along the calm waterways of the Delta after zipping through the city’s streets and winding alleys.

Highlights

  • Explore the underground system of Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about hard life in war time
  • Explore the Mekong Delta culture and lifestyle
  • Watch water puppet show which colorful puppets to tell stories of Vietnam history.
  • Enjoy every corner be subject to the most picturesque views

Tour Itinerary

Afternoon:

14:00: Check-in at hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Free to relax or join our OPTIONAL activity:

Water Puppet Show: A form of Vietnam traditional performing art in which colorful puppets are worked on the water surface to tell stories of Vietnam history.

A Glimpse of Southern Vietnam 4 days
Water puppet show

Meal: n/a

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

In the morning, pick up at your hotel for about 1 and a half hour drive to Cu Chi tunnels .
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

A Glimpse of Southern Vietnam 4 days
Cu Chi tunnels

Afternoon:

  • Get back to the city to join the half day city tour
  • Visit the Independence Palace, a symbol of Vietnam’s 1975 reunification
  • Next stop at The Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office, both notable for their traditional French colonial architecture
  • The War Remnants Museum will provide an overview of the Vietnam War, while the final stop, a local market, will allow you to learn about local life and culture

After that, your guide and driver will transfer you to hotel, free time to relax and explore Ho Chi Minh by night

Meal: Breakfast/Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.

A Glimpse of Southern Vietnam 4 days
Floating market

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive your hotel at about 5:30pm.

Meal: Breakfast/Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Enjoy your free morning exploring Ho Chi Minh city till transfer to Ho Chi Minh airport for flight to the next destination.

Tour ends!

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: N/A

Important Note*

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

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Note*:

  • The tour price would vary much depending on your group size, tourtype (group/private), grade of accommodation, and date of departure. Please book the tour or contact us for a free quotation.
  • Similar hotels are selected if any of above are booked
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • Overnights in selected hotels or similar
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicles (including airport pick up & see off)
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Price excludes

  • Meals and services other than those noted in the itinerary
  • Visa stamping fee
  • International flights pre/post tour
  • Laundry, telephone calls, and personal expenditures
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, boat crew, and personal, non-itinerary services

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival date: 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 20% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 02 – 10 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate
  • from 11 years old: 100% adult rate

Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults

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