DAY 1: PICK UP AT THE AIRPORT – CUCHI TUNNEL – CITY TOUR (L)
Morning: Airport picked up and visit the Cuchi tunnel, a network of the tunnel which stretched over 200 km. Cuchi became legendary during the 1960’s in playing a vital role in the Vietnam War by allowing Viet Cong (communist guerrillas) to control large rural areas, 60 km away from Saigon. Afterward, we drive back to Saigon for lunch.
Afternoon: We will visit some famous landmarks in Saigon such as War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, City Hall and Ben Thanh market where we finish our day tour with a cold beer bottle.
DAY 2: MEKONG DELTA -BENTRE BRICK KILN -COCONUT VILLAGE (L)
Morning: Hotel pick-up, depart for Mekong Delta. The trip offers us a glimpse into the agrarian life of the vibrant southern Delta region. Arrive at Ben tre where the boat will cruise along the Ham Luong river and stop at local workplaces to give you a picture of how the local economy work.
First, stop to see the brick kiln where bricks are still painstakingly made by hand and fueled by rice husk. Having fresh coconut juice on the boat on the way to coconut candy workshop to see how it’s made. The boat will stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to visit mat weaving house where straw mats are woven using a hand loom. Next stop we will use “xe loi” (Vietnamese tuk-tuk) to go to the restaurant or cycling around the village amongst the rice fields, fruit orchards, and vegetable.
Have lunch with the popularly known “Elephant Ear fish” together with other Vietnamese dishes. Return back to the boat by the sampan boat along the canal. Hotel drop-off.
DAY 3: VAMSAT- MONKEY ISLAND (L)
This morning, depart from Hochiminh city for the drive through the busy traffic to Binh Khanh ferry station, crossing over to Cangio World’s Biosphere reserved area. On the way, we will stop at Dan Xay bridge to take a boat or canoe to visit the natural bird reserve at Vam sat Eco Tourist zone when the birds nesting is at its peak from May to October. Then go to the crocodile farm fishing. The tour will continue to Tang Bong Tower at a height of 26 m to take in the panoramic beauty of the World’s Biosphere reserved area. After conquering the tower, we will move to the bat lagoon. Then we drive to Park center. On arrival in Monkey Island where we will visit Cangio museum and Mangrove forest. It is filled with a lot of monkeys as well as saltwater crocodiles. Then take the sampan or walk to Rung Sac guerrilla base where the Vietcong lived during the Vietnam war (if The tidal are very low we will walk to Rung Sac). We will have lunch at Carrot restaurant in Cangio. Visit the local seafood market before heading back to Hochiminh city.
- Daily meals as per itinerary.
- Attractions Admission as per Itinerary.
- 1 Bottle of water/pax/day
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees and boat fees
- Car pick up to see off airport
- Private tour
- Other expenses such as laundry, phone expenses, etc.
- Travel Insurance.
- TIPS for guide and Driver