* Day 1: Saigon Arrival - Free (No meal)-Driver only, No guide
* Day 2: Saigon city tour - Cuchi Tunnel (Breakfast/Lunch)-Join Tour
* Day 3: Saigon - Mytho - Cantho (Breakfast/Lunch)-Join Tour
* Day 4: Cantho - Saigon (Breakfast/Lunch)-Join Tour
* Day 5: Saigon - Departure (Breakfast)-Driver only, No guide
Ho Chi Minh City
* War Remnants Museum
* Boat on the Mekong river
Cu Chi* Cu Chi Tunnel
* Cairang Floating market
ITINERARY IN DETAIL
DAY 1: SAIGON ARRIVAL FREE AND EASY (NO MEAL)-DRIVER ONLY-NO GUIDE
Arrive in Saigon, meet and greet at airport, transfer guest to hotel for check in & relax
Transfer to hotel for check in
Overnight in Saigon
DAY 2: CUCHI TUNNEL-SAIGON CITY TOUR (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)-JOIN TOUR
08.00 AM: Pick the group from the hotel depart for Cu Chi tunnels .
09.30 AM: Arrive Cu Chi tunnels, View short video film and presentation about Cu Chi tunnels, before try a real experience with the world well known tunnels. After that travelers can try delicious manioc which is the main food in Cu Chi during the war.
For those interested there is an opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range. Have lunch at local restaurant, then we drive back to Ho Chi Minh city arriving at approximately 02.00 PM
02.15 PM: We will visits the War Remnants Museum - originally opened in September 1975, it displays old military equipment and other related items from Vietnam War. We continue to visit the Reunification Palace, formerly known as the Presidential Palace that was the sight of South Vietnam's surrender in April 1975. Walk down to see Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office which are beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period.
And we will have approximately one hour to visit Ben Thanh market, one of the liveliest areas of Ho Chi Minh city, is packed with every conceivable commodity and a visit to lacquer workshop to see the complex processes and meticulous workmanship involved in this traditional Vietnamese craft product.
Overnight in Saigon city
DAY 3: SAIGON-MYTHO-BENTRE-CANTHO (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)-JOIN TOUR
07.45am: Pick up you at hotel and start Mekong Delta Tours to My Tho.
9:45am: Arrive in My Tho. Board a wooden motor boat (20 minutes) to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through natural creeks, interesting fisherman's port; stilt houses (half on land, half on water).
From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea. After that we walk around quiet villages and watch the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
Things get small and personal now. We are divided into many groups and get on small row boats. During this 15 minutes trip, you’ll witness all kind of interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around, while enjoying the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery. Away from the city, that is it all about!
When you feel it's enough for the serenity, let's get back to the large motor boat for something different. You'll cruise a canal whose 2 long sides are orchards (seasonable orchards). After that, we cruise to a village where the sweat smell coconut candies are in the air. To satisfy your curiosity, we'll get to a village that has many small shops that make coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees. It is indeed inseparable from the villagers' life.
Now let's have a lunch the restaurant.
One of the boat’s stops during this trip is at a seasonable orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments. You can enjoy the fruits for free while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam. As your journey ends, you will return to My Tho by motorized boat and then travel to Can Tho. Check-in hotel.
Overnight in Cantho
DAY 4: CANTHO-CAIRANG FLOATING MARKET-SAIGON (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)-JOIN TOUR
After breakfast, around 7:15 am, we board a boat and travel for about 40 minutes to get to our first spectacular landscape and visit Cai Rang floating market - This is the largest of its type in the whole Mekong delta. During this visit, you'll have a chance to board a merchant boat that sells pineapples which come from Can Tho City.
After that, we continue on our riverine route for 5-7 minutes and then on foot for about 5 minutes to reach a noodle and a rice paper factories where you'll learn the many steps that transform "rice with a brown cover" to the delicious and beautiful rice grain that we consume daily.
The time now should be around 12 noon. Time for lunch! Let's go back to Can Tho for that.
We end our sightseeing trip at downtown Can Tho. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh by bus/private car, we'll have a stop at an interesting point to rest and also have photographs.
The stop will be brief, ensuring that we come back to Saigon before 7 PM.
Overnight in Hochiminh city
DAY 5: SAIGON-DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST)-DRIVER ONLY
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Say goodbye Vietnam.
Thank you for traveling with Tiptop Tour.
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