Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Ho Chi Minh Itinerary 5 days includes all the major travel highlights of southern Vietnam such as Sai Gon, Cu Chi tunnels, and the Mekong River delta. Begin your holiday with visit Saigon, the city’s neoclassical and international style buildings, along with its tree-lined streets set with shops, cafes and restaurants give neighbor hoods an attractive, vaguely French atmosphere. Keep discovering South Vietnam with an overnight trip to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s ‘rice big bowl’, a watery landscape of green fields and sleepy villages, everywhere crisscrossed by the brown canals.
DAY 1: ARRIVE SAIGON
Picked up at Tan Son Nhat airport and brought to hotel in town.
DAY 2: SAIGON CITY TOUR & CU CHI TUNNELS
Beginning the tour with Ho Chi Minh City highlights including the Post Office, cathedral, Reunification palace, centre town, then continuation towards Cho Lon, visit Thien Hau temple, Binh Tay market. Enjoy a pleasant drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.
DAY 3 & 4: SAIGON -> CAN THO -> SAIGON
Motorizing boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal, viewing the still house; the fruit plantation along the canal sides; enjoying the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Phong Dien floating Market with the busy sense right at the time, keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the” monkey Bridge” in the Delta, the second floating market of Cai Rang, break time for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Stop for visit & rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho. The biggest drawcard of the delta is the Cai Rang floating Market in the Mekong Delta on the second day, which is on the banks of wide stretches of river. Most market folk begin early to avoid the day time heat. Rural areas of Can Tho province, renowned for their durian, mangosteen and orange or-chards, can easily be reach from Can Tho by boat.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE
Picked up at your hotel and brought back to Saigon airport. End.