Upon arrival in Tan Son Nhat international airport, Ho Chi Minh City you will be met by our trip leader who will be with you through your stay. Then transfer to down town for check-in to Rex hotel. After that, we have an orientation walk around the neighborhood. We together tonight enjoy a welcome dinner at Vietnamese local restaurant. Stay first night in Ho Chi Minh
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City tour – Cu Chi (693/694)
After breakfast this morning, drive out to Cu Chi Tunnels, 70 km from Saigon to spend some time examining this 250 km long underground maze where thousands of fighters and villagers hid and fought during Vietnam war. The networks, parts of which was several storeys deep, included innumerable trap doors, constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories... After that, we return to Ho Chi Minh City in time for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, our city tour will be started with visits to Independent Palace, The Catholic Cathedral of Notre Dame. We also see the architecture of Central Post Office, City Hall, Opera Theatre. Go shopping at Ben Thanh market. Rest of the afternoon and evening are yours to discover Ho Chi Minh City at leisure. Dinner tonight is on your own.
Day 3: Saigon My Tho – Ben Tre - visit and learn village’s Culture (693/694/696)
This morning we drive out to MyTho in the Mekong Delta, one of Vietnam’s scenic treasures. Before boarding a river boat we will visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of ancient pagodas in The Mekong Delta. Then we’ll board a sampan to cruise a narrow canal that will take us to a small orchard and apiary where we can sample some of tropical fruits and honey-flavored sweets, coconut candy factory. We also visit farmer's traditional house built by coconut wood. Enjoy Mekong music show in the village. After lunch in the garden, take bicycle ride to discover the daily life of local people. After that take the boat trip again to the homestay along coconut gardens to homestay garden.· Take catched fishing tools. The farmers will show you how to catch fish in small canals and learn to cook Vietnamese prawn pancake in the simple kitchen. Evening you will have dinner with Mekong family atmosphere .After the meal, taking coconut leaf a light torch and walk along the riverbank for strange- looking with full of light trees by fireflies beside the canal banks . Go back the garden house – Homestay overnight.
Day 4: Cycling to visit the garden village – Garden to garden on coconut island – thoi Son island – fish farm (693/694)
Early morning cycling on the country road to visit fruit gardens, visit a small village market and learn about the morning countryside life of coconut island .Back the homestay- Breakfast-Boating to visit the fish farm on the Mekong River - local handicraft village - a traditional house on the island – Walk throuth Unicorn island, Visit the Bee garden on the the island where farmers take honey from the fruit garden (You will be enjoyed honey lemon tea and fruit sweets) or have a python photos taken, Come to visit a farmer house and learn how the people build the garden in The Mekong. Boat goes back MyTho.Take a rowing boat to explore a small canal in nature. Stop at Bon Sai garden - lunch in the river restaurant. Then drive back to Saigon for your own dinner.
Day 5: Saigon – Free & easy (693)
This day is free for you to go shopping in the city. Lunch an dinner will be self arranged.
Day 6: Departure (693)
Free at leisure for last minutes until transfer to Tan Son Nhat In’t airport for departure. End of the services