Mekong Delta is really beautiful and unique that you will not find in any other provinces within Vietnam. With just 4 days, you can have the great chance in the Saigon group tours to visit this vibrant metropolis, historic Cu Chi Tunnel, head to the peaceful Mekong Delta, enjoy 4 days of discovery and exploration. As you delve deeper into the delta, you will understand more about local life and how people live on this river.
To start the Saigon group tours, this morning we will travel for about 70km to the northwest of Saigon for a half-day tour of Cu Chi Tunnels - a vast underground defending system of Viet Cong during Vietnam War, which housed up to 10,000 people. The tunnels were constructed with hospitals, living rooms, kitchens, storage...and working areas also in an approximate length of 250km. The remaining tunnels, nowadays, are a must-see destination for tourists who come to Vietnam to get a view of the underground life during the war time. You can also join a shooting trial using an AK47 or MK16 with separate fees.
In the afternoon, get on a guided tour visiting some city key sites such as the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office and Ben Thanh market. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Optional: Foodie tour on foot/ Foodie tour on Vespa.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.
oday we leave the busy Saigon city and start the Mekong Delta group tours by travelling to the peaceful Mekong Delta on a 2 day trip. After a 2-hour drive, we will reach Cai Be, the heart of Mekong Delta, and then embark on a cruise trip along the Mekong River. We will start by sailing among local barges full of fruits and vegetables, stop in some local workshops to see how people make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice and pop-corn. As we get deeper into the countryside on smaller canals, you will see traditional houses made with wood and palm tree leaves; local people doing their daily farming activities and also listen to their stories to have a more authentic perspective of the local area. Lunch is served in one local house then you will continue the afternoon trip on a biking journey through the peaceful roads of this beautiful area.
Drive to Chau Doc and enjoy rest of the day on your own.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc.
In the morning, have breakfast at the hotel then get transferred to Tra Su Cajuput forest, which is known for not only its almost-untouched natural beauty, but also the diverse system of flora and fauna. Embark on a boat trip into the forest; you will be impressed by pictures of cajuputs, the fragrance of flowers and the music-like noise of birds, insects and animals. Then you can climb up the observation post to get a panorama view of the vast forest with birds flying around. After the tour, we will get in the car again to travel to Can Tho city for the night stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho.