Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi Tunnels – My Tho
Duration: 4 Days/ 3 Nights
Date: Departure date upon your request
Start/ End: Saigon/ Saigon
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Ho Chi Minh City Tours
Day 1: Saigon Arrival – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 2: Saigon City Tour
Day 3: Saigon – My Tho – Dinner at Saigon River Cruise
Day 4: Saigon Departure
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival – Cu Chi Tunnels (D)
On Saigon arrival, you will meet up tour guide and driver at the airport, then transfer to hotel for check-in and relax. In the afternoon, depart to Cu Chi Tunnels for a half-day visit. Cu Chi Tunnels is 50 km far from the city center. 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.
Firstly, you will 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, you can go to the shooting range to try firing real bullets or free for shopping at the souvenir shops. Back to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city for dinner and overnight.
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.
After lunch, travel to the district 5 to visit Cho Lon (China Town), Thien Hau pagoda and Binh Tay market. Stop at the ancient pagoda of Giac Lam or head back to the Buu Long Pagoda which is recognized as one of 20 most beautiful Buddhist constructions in the world. Later of the day, enjoy one hour Water puppet show in the Golden Theater. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 3: 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. You can also 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. In the afternoon, visit the vibrant Cai Be floating market before returning to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)
After breakfast, you are free until the awaiting vehicle takes you to the airport for your departure flight. Trip ends.
Option: Saigon Foodie Tour
If you want to stay longer in Saigon, this optional tour will give you a wonderful chance to taste the best street foods in the world including Banh Mi, Com Tam and dozens of traditional cakes and noodle soup.