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Discover the Beauty of South Vietnam! Travel from travel from the skyscrapers of Ho Chi Minh City. Visit Mekong Delta - the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam with the picturesque flat rice fields and witness the daily activities of Southern Vietnam countryside. Tour the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels - the “area of steel” in the war time. Take a half day tour to see the most highlight attractions of Ho Chi Minh city and more

  • Destinations: Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong Delta - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Start: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Finish: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Trip at a glance
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival (Meal: No)
Day 2: HCMC - Mekong Delta Deluxe Tour (B/L)
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh- Cu Chi Tunnel Deluxe Tour (B/Light Lunch)
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City Deluxe Tour (B/L)
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City – Back home (B)



  • Take a short vacation to explore the most highlight destinations of Vietnam Southbound
  • Visit Mekong Delta - a highlight for many of our travellers for its insight into local life in countryside with pagodas, canals, village and interesting activities such as riding a hand-rowed sampan and cycling.
  • Include a trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels - an incredible insight into life during the war.
  • Sample local food such as coconut candy and tropical fruits in the Mekong Delta
  • Half-day tour in Ho Chi Minh city to visit the most highlight attractions
  • Small-group tour limited to ensures a more personalized experience

Day 1:  Check in Hotel in Ho Chi Minh and Free and easy (Meals: No)

Arrival Ho Chi Minh City. Check in Hotel located in the center of the city. Explore Ho Chi Minh by yourself.
Night 1: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 2: HCMC - Mekong delta deluxe tour (Meal: B/L)

A trip to Mekong Delta to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of the vibrant southern Delta region. Boating down the river to experience the local life, fishing port, fishing floating house, enjoy the local folk song music and seasonal fresh fruit.

7:30 - 8:30: 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.
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. 
17:30: Drop off at your hotel. Trip ends.

Night 2: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 3:  Ho Chi Minh-Cu Chi tunnel deluxe tour (B/Light Lunch)

7:45-8:30: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start driving to Cu Chi which located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest.  Cu Chi was known as the “area of steel” in the war time, and the tunnel systems were over 200km, which was considered the unbreakable underground village in the Vietnam-American war. It is legendary for its network of tunnels and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.

The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving.

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.

Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

13:00: Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Have lunch at the restaurant

14:30: Get transferred back to your hotel. Trip ends.
Night 3: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 4:  Ho Chi Minh city deluxe tour (B/L)

7:45 - 8:30 Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. It was the sight of the end of the Vietnam/American war in 1975, as a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through the gates. The tank is still located at the Independence Palaces’ property.

Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. In courtyard massive military vehicles are for exhibition as well as tiger cages for the visitor to get a feel on how it was to be a prisoner during wartimes. In the museum building itself, each floor will represent a separate theme from the war and the war crimes committed towards the Vietnamese people.

12:00 Have lunch at local restaurant.

13:30: Drop you off at the hotel.

Night 4: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 5:  Ho Chi Minh – Back Home (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. Trip ends. Please contact us if you want to visit other tourism places in Vietnam or Cambodia.


Recommendations - Optional Activities:

À Ố Show 29$
Teh Dar Show 29$
The Mist Show 29$
Saigon Evening Tour 45$


• Transportation with A/C 
• English speaking guide during
• Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast/ L = Lunch/D= Dinner)
• All entrance fees, taxes and service charge.
• Accommodation: 4 nights in the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city (Double/twin share).


• Beverages, International Insurance
• Airport transfers- please contact us if you need this service.
• Tips(not compulsory), Personal Expenses & Others not clearly mentioned above
• Return airfares from your country to Vietnam


•    Valid from 11 July 2018  to 31 Dec 2019.
•    Daily departure except block out dates from 3 Feb 2019 to 8 Feb 2019( Tet holiday in Vietnam)
•  Single travelers can travel for an extra $105USD per person (3-star option), $180USD per person (4-star option) or $290USD per person (5-star option)
•    High season surcharge of $15USD for the
3 star package, $20USD for 4 star package, $25USD for 5 star package applies p/p for bookings from 1 Oct 2018 to 1 May 2019 and 1 Oct 2019 to 31 Dec 2019.

•    Children policies
o    Children under 5 years old sharing the bed with parents is free of charge (no extra bed provided). 
o    Children from 5– 8 years old will be required to pay 75% of tour price, sharing the bed with parents. Or pay full price to have an extra bed.


•    Itinerary may be changed due to unexpected weather conditions
Hotel will be replaced by similar standard option only in case of full booking.
•    Daily small group tours from 2pax to 15pax

3 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Ho Chi Minh Cititel central hotel/Elios Hotel/Bel Ami Hotel Deluxe room/Senior Superior/Suite City View

4 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Ho Chi Minh Millennium Boutique Hotel/Northern Hotel SaiGon Junior Deluxe/ Premium Deluxe

5 star

Place Accommodation Room Type
Ho Chi Minh          Majestic Saigon hotel                                      Colonial deluxe   

NOTE: We can customize the tour as per your request. Please contact us if you do not like the above listed accommodation. We can make a new itinerary at your preferred accommodation and will guarantee the best available price.

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