Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Arrival (...)
Meet on arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and transfer to hotel for check in.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B, L)
Having breakfast the take a full day guided trip around Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Going around Ho Chi Minh City from downtown Saigon to Chinatown to get a general view of it as well as its history and culture with stops at Reunification Palace (Ex-Presidential Palace) that was built in 1963 and is well-known as an outstanding example of 1960’s architecture, the War Remnants, the Jade Emperor Pagoda, passing by Notre Dame Cathedral (built in 1877), the General Post Office. In the afternoon you: visit Giac Lam Pagoda that was built in 1744 and is regarded as the oldest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. You will also see Thien Hau Pagoda built in early 19th century, Chinatown, Binh Tay market, Ben Thanh market. With a stop for a while at a lacquer shop, you can buy some gifts for your friends, beloved relative. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Option tours (B, L)
Option 1: Tay Ninh - Cu Chi full day tour
The Great Holy See temple, buit in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of Asia. It is the headquarter of Caodaism, a religion with colorful mix of Buddhism, Christianity, and Confucianism. Visitors will attend the noon prayer session to witness the daily mass held by the Cao Dai followers, which is a great experience. After lunch, visitors will go to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Located 60km from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. Visitors will see evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.
Option 2: My Tho - Ben Tre (Mekong delta) - full day tour
The morning trip continues on the motorized boat to enter My Tho city to through Bao Dinh natural canal. Visitors then pay a visit to the My Tho street fruit market alongside the canal. Here they can join in with the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the atmosphere. Visitor then take a cruise on the Tien River to the Qui (Tortoise) Island. On the way, they view the fishing port, stilt houses, boat building workshops, the other Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Island. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the islanders. After visiting the coconut candy mill, the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal is something visitors can not miss. Then continue on to Ben Tre province - “the country of coconut”, to see a typical auricular model call “Garden - Pond - Cage”, then enjoy the relaxing honey tea. Visitors' expectations will be fulfilled by final boat trip back to My Tho on the Tan Thach natural canal, which is fully covered with water coconuts.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure.