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Best of South Vietnam 5 Days

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Best of South Vietnam 5 Days
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You will have the most remarkable experiences with our Best of South Vietnam 5 days tour. Discover the most bustling and busy city of Indochina known as Saigon or Ho Chi Minh. Get inside the Cu Chi tunnels to witness the Vietnam’s War remains and understand more about this side of the history. Explore the immense Mekong Delta sailing among intricate waterways for visiting vibrant and colorful markets, gorgeous landscapes and meeting local people.
Code: MN01
Duraton: 5 days
Departure From: Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival (D)
Upon your arrival in the bustling city of Vietnam, your guide will welcomed you at Tan Son Nhat Airport and then transfer you to your hotel for check-in. Your room is disposal from 14:00 pm. Free at leisure to relax in the rest of the day. 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full Day (B/L)
Get ready for a whole day discover the city. Ho Chi Minh City - former Sai Gon is Vietnam's largest city. Sai Gon is a fast paced city with a unique mix of French colonial architecture, Chinese influences, a modern entrepreneurial spirit and numerous temples. During 300 years history, under the name of Sai Gon, it was the capital of French colony of Indochina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam. After the war, this city was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after President Ho Chi Minh. Today, Ho Chi Minh City is a modern developing urban but still remain its connection with the past. Not so hard to find an ancient pagoda or building with French elements.
8:00 Star your tour with The Reunification Palace, used to be residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. In 30th April 1975, when the North soldier set foot inside this building with red flag on hand, the whole world knew that Vietnam war was end. 
Next stop is War Remants Museum, on the way to visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, 2 most famous and oldest of classical French colonial architecture construction was built more than 100 years ago. War Remnants Museum with many photographs are from both Vietnam and US sources, US militery vehicle like tanks, jet booms display outside.
After lunch and a short rest, we continue city tour by discover eastern side of the city. Giac Lam Pagoda, the oldest one in Ho Chi Minh City with huge Buddha statues system which was built on 1774.
Then ride to Cho Lon (Big Market) and Thien Hau Pagoda which located inside China Town. It's a place of great historical and cultural importance many of temples, pagodas in surrounding area.
Before tour ends, stop over for shopping at Ben Thanh Market in the city center. 
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Cao Dai Temple (B/L)
8:00 Our bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel then head to Tay Ninh Province.
10:00 Arrive in Tay Ninh, visit Cao Dai Temple - the sacred temple of Caodaism - Vietnam's own religion incorporated aspect of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucian and even Catholicism. You have a chance to understand more about Vietnamese religion.
12:00 Have lunch at the restaurant.
13:00 After lunch, leave Tay Ninh and travel to Cu Chi. Watch a short video introducing about soldiers' lives during wartime and take a look at the system of the underground tunnels, where suppliers were transported, the injured was treated and people were living during some of the most strategic operations in the war. 
After visiting Cu Chi Tunnels, the bus pick you to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. 
Day 4: Ho Chi MInh City - Mekong Delta (B/L)
8:00 Pick up at your hotel in Sai Gon and travel to Ben Tre Province.
The boat will cruise along the Ham Luong River (a branch of the Mekong) and stop off at various local workplaces to give you a picture of how the local economy works, including a brickwork - where bricks are still painstakingly made by hand, a coconut processing workshop - where you can sample fresh coconut and see how every single part of this versatile nut is turned into food and other products and a mat weaving house - where straw mats are woven using a hand loom - you can even have a go at weaving yourself! 
The boat will then stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life, before boarding your "xe loi" (a kind of motorized shaw) and travelling into the forest where you can visit fruit orchards before stopping at a riverside restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch featuring such local specialities as elephant-ear fish and river shrimp, washed down with cold drinks or beers. It's time to board a sampan boat for a relaxing trip along narrow canals.
Around 17:00 Back to your hotel in Saigon. 
Day 5: Departure (B)
Have leisure time before your departure. You are welcome to join our interesting optional excursions in and around Ho Chi Minh City. Please note that hotel check out time is at 12:00. A late check out can be arranged subject to room availability and a surcharge will be applied. Transfer to the airport in Ho Chi Minh for your onward flight. Tour ends after arriving at the airport. 
Price & Inclusion
Description Small group Private Tour
Standard (2*) $325 $365
Superior (3*) $347 $410
First (4*) $416 $478

  • All prices are based on per adult in Double/Twin sharing.
  • Small group tour available (max 10 guests): HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request.
Price Includes:
  • Accommodation in TWN/DBL sharing except overnight at local homestay or on train.
  • All transport and transfer by air conditioned vehicle (including airport pick up & see off) as per itinerary.
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • Meals as indicated in the program.
Price Excludes:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out.
  • Peak season surchrge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any).
  • International flights to or from Vietnam with taxes.
  • Visa or Passport fees.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips & laundry and gratuities.
  • Meals not marked on the itinerary and water during meals. 
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