ITINERARY SAIGON - VUNGTAU - CUCHI TUNNEL - MEKONG DELTA - SAGON 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
|Tour duration||5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS|
|Tour start/end||SAIGON - SAIGON|
|Tour route||SAIGON - VUNGTAU - CUCHI TUNNEL - SAIGON CITY TOUR - MEKONG DELTA|
ITINERARY FOR VG MAJU TOUR & TRAVELS IN 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
DAY 1: SAIGON ARRIVAL (L or D)
Our guide and driver will wait for you at the airport to pick you up and drive to your hotel. Check in your hotel. Overnight in Saigon
DAY 2: VUNG TAU FULL DAY TOUR (B, L)
Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and depart to VungTau- known under the French colony as Cap saint Jacques is about 125 kilometers Southeast of Ho Chi Minh City (located 3 hours away). City tour: Jesus Christ Statue- Guests are welcome to climb up to the top of inside Christ arms and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of VungTau city and the famous sightseeing spots such as: Mazu Temple, Whale Temple. Then visit to Guan Yin temple; Bao Dai’ s White Palace - Bao Dai was the last King of Vietnam’ s feudal dynasty. Relax at beach and swimming.
After that, back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 3: CU CHI TUNNELS - SAIGON CITY TOUR (B, L)
Leave your hotel at 8 am, we drive about more than 2 hours to Cuchi tunnels, passing through many beautiful countryside with rubber plantations, villages and rivers. On arrival Cuchi tunnels, you will enjoy a short introduction of documentary film to learn about history of the region. Then, we start our visit to this amazing tunnel system. Our guide will show you the secret entrance of the tunnels and the traps VC used to kill invaders.
While walking in Cuchi, you can hear shooting around like that the war still going on in the region, but not, that is the sound from a shooting range nearby, you can try some if you like, of course it doesn’t include in our tour and it is optional for you.
Visiting to Cuchi tunnels, you should not miss crawling through narrow and low tunnels, that is great time for you to experience the feeling of people living inside. Now, most of tunnels opened for tourists were widened and lit up with low power lights so it is safe and you can fit in easily.
Finish your tour to Cuchi tunnels with a small meal of cassava, the main local food for VC during the war. You can see a special kitchen invented by Hoangcam, this kitchen was designed to cook but doesn’t give out smoke, because US airplane often bombed when they saw smoke coming out, so this is ideal kitchen during the war for VC.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant nearby Cuchi tunnels. After lunch, drive back to Saigon and start our half day city tour with a visit to the War Remnants Museum where you learn something about serious wars that happened in the country in the last century. Next, admire the special gothic style of century-old Notre-Dame Cathedral and the nearby Central Post Office. Trip finished in the late afternoon at your hotel. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 4: MEKONG RIVER DELTA FULL DAY (B, L)
08.00 am: We will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Tourist Boat Station in My Tho. We arrive around 11.00 am and then:
• Cruising on Tien river (Mekong River) and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice and visit to crocodile farm
• To visit fish floating market and Fish-craft village along Tien River.
• Stop at Unicorn island, go walking around countryside road, seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a horse-cart riding along Quoi Son village with peaceful scenery, and then enjoy lunch at our local restaurant.
• Take a rowing boat on small canal with beautiful scenery of countryside, to visit honey-bee farm and enjoy honey-tea.
• To boat up Tien River to Tan Thach canal (Ben Tre) visit coconut candy workshop and handicraft workshop. Come back to My Tho . Finish your tour at My Tho harbour. Back to your hotel in Saigon. Overnight in Saigon
DAY 5: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure, then our driver will bring you to the airport and say good bye Vietnam, see you again! End of our services.
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This price includes:
+ Private and modern transfer during 5 days tour
+ Private rowing boat trip in Mekong river delta
+ 4 nights in 3 star hotels in the center of Saigon city
+ Professional English speaking guide all along your tour
+ Daily breakfasts at your hotels and 4 meals (L = Lunch, D = Diner)
+ All tickets and entrance fees to tourist sites
+ Water on the bus
This price not include:
- Drinks on meals
- Personal expenses
- Tippings and gratuities
- Others not clearly mentioned
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