This Saigon day tour in 5 days tour is a great combination of visiting all the highlights in the South of Vietnam with your leisure holiday. After a short tour around the most vibrant city of Vietnam, Cu Chi tunnels, Cao Dai Temple and Mekong Delta, you will have your time to explore the city on your own and free for shopping in the big and favorite markets.

Tour Code: VTPAS1505
Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi tunnel – My Tho
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Date: Departure date upon your request
Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh City/ Ho Chi Minh city
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Ho Chi Minh City Day Trips, Mekong Delta Day Trips


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City tour
Day 3: Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi Tunnels– Dinner at Saigon River cruise
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City Departure

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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival – Vespa Tour (D)

Welcome upon arrival at the airport by local tour guide and driver, then transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of the day, relax or free explore the city on our own. In the evening, join in an amazing Saigon Vespa tour to explore the vibrant city covered by the dark, taste the mouthwatering street foods, discover hidden coffee shops and enjoy the live music show performed by street artists. Overnight in Saigon

vespa tour in saigon after dark

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B, L)

Today, visit all the highlights in Ho Chi Minh city such as the Reunification Palace, a palace of old President in South of Vietnam during the American war; the War Remnants Museum where is poignant display of the futility of war; Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, the two sites that you can ignore when visiting the city.

the war renmant museum in ho chi minh city

After lunch, travel to the district 5 to visit Cho Lon (China Town), Thien Hau pagoda and Binh Tay market. Stop at the oldest pagoda of Giac Lam or we head back to the center to do shopping at the famous Ben Thanh market. Later of the day, enjoy one hour Water puppet show in the Golden Theater. Overnight in Saigon.

thien hau pagoda in china town saigon

Day 3: Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

In the morning, depart to Tay Ninh province to visit Cao Dai Temple where you will have a chance to observe the midday ceremony. Almost tourists, who have ever been here before, love the vibrant colors and murals in the temple and the rituals carried out by the Cao Dai worshipers.

worshipping ceremony in cao dai temple in Tay Ninh

After lunch, continue on our journey to Cu Chi Tunnels which is located in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh City. These are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels that were the location of military campaigns during American wars. This area is now a “should-not-be-missed” site for all visitors traveling to Vietnam. Watch a short introduction video showing the foundation, activities… of Cu Chi tunnels and people lived here in the past then crawl all the safe parts of the tunnel system; enjoy some special cassava and tea that served free on the tour. Later, go to the shooting range where you can try to fire real bullets or free for shopping at the souvenir shops. Back to Ho Chi Minh city. Your dinner today is served on a Saigon River Cruise where you can see the colorful city at night. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

the tunnels of Cu Chi in Saigon

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho (B, L)

After breakfast, travel to Mekong Delta to enjoy the full day package tour with a boat trip, Mekong Delta people’s homes, their orchards, coconut candy workshops, honeybee farm as well as taste many kinds of fresh fruits that picked up from the garden before. Enjoy a short classical music performance showed by farmers in the home while enjoying tea and fruits. Lunch will be served at a local home or restaurant. Later, explore the life of local people at the vibrant Cai Be floating market before traveling back to Ho Chi Minh City for overnight

boat trip to my tho mekong delta

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

After breakfast, feel free until the vehicle picks you up and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. Trip ends.

Children Policy

  • Under 2 years old: Free of Charge (baby cot upon request, sharing food with parents)
  • From 2 – under 5 years old: 50% (Sharing bed with parents, own food)
  • From 5 – under 12 years old: 75% (sharing rooms with parents, private extra bed, own food)
  • Above 12 years old: Charged as adult

Trip Price Included:

  • Private transfer with air – conditioner & a good driver
  • English speaking guide (other languages upon request)
  • Accommodation based on Twin/BDL sharing
  • All meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Entrance fee
  • Boat excursion
  • A bottle of water/person/way

Trip Price Excluded:

  • Other airfares and taxes on international flights to Vietnam & out of Vietnam.
  • Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa and visa fee to Vietnam
  • Entrance fees and permits during free time
  • Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Personal expenses such as Bar, telephone & Laundry bills
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Bullet in Cu Chi Tunnel

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