Route : Saigon – Cu chi – Mekong delta.
A trip to Southern Vietnam offers both vibrant urban energy & tranquil countryside with the history of the Vietnam war. This southern Vietnam tour begins from Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon ), a metropolis where humble mom-and-pop shops share street space with modern skyscrapers to Mekong boat trip to enjoy local daily life on water world.
Arrival in Saigon. Meet our guide at the airport and transfer to hotel in Saigon. Free and easy.
16h00 pm, Pick up and transfer to the theater to see Water puppet show then enjoy dinner cruise on Saigon river. Overnight in Saigon
Am: 7h30 am. Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Depart from Saigon to Cu Chi tunnels (about 50km). As you know, CuChi tunnels is one of the most famous historical Vestiges of Vietnam’s national liberation War. It is network consists of over 200km of tunnels linked to the other like a Cobweb. You go to inside the tunnels which has the kitchens, food and ammunition storage caches, medic-care chambers (a small clinic), meeting room, commanding chambers ..etc. You discover the tunnels by entering inside on it, about 15 m, 30m, 60m and 100m long belong to your health. At the end of the tunnels, you can eat Cassava (called Khoai Mi), this is the main food for Vietcong people during the war..
Say goodbye the Cu Chi tunnels, back Saigon for lunch.
Pm: transfer to visit Notre dame Catheral, built between 1877 and 1883 by French, most of the materials were transferred from Marseille (France). Next to the Church, you walk to visit the Central Post Office, built 1886 and ended 1891 by Gustave Eiffel. Your next destination is Reunification Palace which was built in 1868, named Norodom Palace and inaugurated in 1873. In 1963, this palace was heavily destroyed by bombs. On 30 April 1975, the tanks of the liberation army entered Independence Palace. After the liberation, Independence Palace became the headquarters of the City’s military Administration Committee.
We’ll take you through the Chinese district of Saigon, stop to see a sweet smelling flower market, & visit Thien Hau temple (called Godess of Mercy, in English). It is believed that Thien Hau Lady can travel over the oceans on a mat and ride the clouds to save people in the trouble on the high seas. Night in Saigon.
8h00 am, Pick up at your hotel, transfer to ben tre,
On arrival in Hùng vương Pier (Bến Tre town).Take a boat on Bến Tre river – one of tributaries of Mekong river, Sight-seeing lively activities along river as fishing,water transfering……. Stop at brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style by printing and baking. Visite one of plenty of coconut processing worshops located along canal. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller to go to village. Take a walk to family workshop making sleepmats and enjoying some fruits and tea.
Take a motor cart (xe lôi) or cycle riding under tree shades, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on realy life and find out about tropical culture from Peasants. Lunch at restaurant riverside.
Afternoon - Take rowing-boat along water palm creek. and boat back to Hùng Vương Pier. Pick up and transfer back Saigon. Night at Hotel.
Free and easy till Transfer to the airport for flight departure. End trip.
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