Places Covered: HO CHI MINH / CU CHI / VUNG TAU / MY THO
DAY 1 : ARRIVAL HO CHI MINH CITY (D)
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, meet by our representative and transfer to hotel for check-in . A Short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City: The Hundred Years Red Cathedral (Notre Dame Cathedral), The Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall. Dinner will be served on Saigon River Cruise with show entertainment along the Saigon River at the end of the day.
DAY 2 : HO CHI MINH CITY / CU CHI / VUNG TAU (B/L/D)
After breakfast, a one and half hour drive takes you to Cu Chi where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing an web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Return to Ho Chi Minh for buffet lunch. After lunch, transfer to Vung Tau, situated 125km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. It is a famous beach resort with long white sandy beaches and warm water whole year round. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.
DAY 3 : VUNG TAU / HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L/D)
After breakfast, take Vung Tau city tour including Christ Hill (St. Jacque Janerio), 18 meters high Goddess of Mercy, Thuy Van beach and Whale Temple dedicated to whales considered as the rescuing gods for Vietnamese fisherman in the east sea. Lunch at local restaurant before returning to Ho Chi Minh city with visit to War Museum, Reunification Palace, lacquerware factory and handicraft center. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.
DAY 4 : HO CHI MINH CITY / MY THO (B/L/D)
After breakfast, a two hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, get on a boat trip up Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son to taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs. Then, visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region. Lunch at the Mekong Delta specialty – deep Fried Elephant Ear Fish. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon, visit to China Town and Thien Hau Temple. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.
DAY 5 : DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure. Transfer to airport for returning journey.