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South Vietnam – Relaxing Tour in Ho Chi Minh City

Full Itinerary:

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Welcome to Vietnam

Arrival Ho Chi Minh, meet and greet from our driver, transfer to city for check in. and in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)

In the morning visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, Reunification Palace. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.

Break time for lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon trip to Cu Chi tunnels – a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapon factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchen. Plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a “Free Target Zone”. Today, start our trip, visitor can have chance to know how the tunnel was constructed, spend the next hours exploring the tunnels and war remnants, where you’ll learn more about the conditions the people lived in, the hardships they faced, and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels, sample some of the simple cuisine that local fighters would have survived on, and have an opportunity to venture into the tunnels and explore the complex.
Back to Saigon. Overnight at Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho (Mekong Delta) (B/L)

Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields.

On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit and honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals.

Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories. Overnight at Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh – Goodbye to Vietnam (B)

Free at own leisure until time to assemble at hotel lobby for transfer to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure, with sweet memories and hope to see you again!