This trip allows students to experience southern part of Vietnam within 6 days and 5 nights. It covers most of the entire attraction sites of the South including: bustle and hustle City of Saigon – Ho Chi Minh, Mekong waterway and the legendary Cu Chi Tunnel.
Let’s enjoy Southern Vietnam Tour!
Start/Finish: Ho Chi Minh/Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
Day 1 – Arrive Ho Chi Minh
On arrival in Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh city, the most dynamic city in Vietnam, you will be met by our guide and driver then privately transfer to your hotel. Check in and relax.
In the evening, enjoy our dinner at a fine local restaurant in town. Overnight in the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 2 – Ho Chi Minh City Tour
Enjoy the whole day sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City including a visit to
Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post office, Notre Dam Cathedral, War Remnant Museum
Reunification Palace, China town, Thien Hau Temple and walking around Ben Thanh market.
Day 3 – Ho Chi Minh – My Tho (Mekong Delta) – Ho Chi Minh
Travel south through to Vietnam’s rice basket, the Mekong Delta, pass through idyllic, rural scenes to arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River. Enjoy visiting the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Followed by a boat ride on the Mekong, visit local homes, orchards gardens, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try a taste of seasonal fruit honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing. Return to Ho Chi Minh city.
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Day 4 – Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnel
Depart for the Cu Chi tunnels, known as the “Iron Triangle” or “Iron Land”. Drive through pleasant countryside; rubber plantations and rice paddies before entering the tunnels. Watching a short introductory video showing how Cu Chi tunnel constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. See various mantraps, the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers… Return to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch.
Day 5 – Ho Chi Minh City
Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer to the airport for our flight to home. We trust you enjoyed your vacation!