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SAIGON CITY - CU CHI TUNNELS - MEKONG DELTA 02 DAYS

Explore Saigon city and visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels. Observe life in floating village in the Mekong delta, haggle with the locals in Caibe floating market.

Quick Reference Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Day 2 - Saigon - Mekong Delta - Caibe colorful floating market - Victoria cruise.
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Trip Highlight

Experience the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City.

Visit the wartime historical Cu Chi Tunnels.

Observe life in floating village in the Mekong delta - Caibe floating market.

Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese wedding ceremony at Binh Quoi village.

     

Destinations

  • Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels.

    Day 1: Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels.

    We drive to Cu Chi district, 50 km to the northwest of Saigon city. The incredible underground network in Cu Chi stretched over 200 kilometers and became legendary during the American war. The extensive tunnels have been specially constructed with living areas, storage facilities, weapon factories, filed hospitals, command canter, plus accommodation. Upon arrival to the Cu Chi tunnels, watch a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels, you will even have a chance to crawl through the tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. For those interested there's even the opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range.

    You can meet meet a veteran who will tell you the stories about his experience fighting in the area against the north Vietnamese and US Military.

    The following program is a sightseeing of major sights in Ho Chi Minh city. First stop is the War Remnants museum, which primarily contains exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam war. We continue to explore (Chinatown) called “Cholon”, meaning “big market”.  Here we will explore Jade Emperor Pagoda, one of the oldest and the most interesting pagodas in the city; stroll in the fascinating Binh Tay Market, the vast wholesale market selling every kind of good from dried foods to T shirts to electronics...We end the day at the bustling Ben Thanh Market, where vendors display a vast array of goods and handicrafts.

    Tonight we transfer to Binh Quoi village, where you are welcomed by friendly country girls and boys in typically northern traditional clothes, appreciating rich traditional southern Vietnamese cuisine and enjoy a traditional Vietnamese wedding ceremony. The show will tell you the Southern Vietnamese traditional wedding with folk music and classic melodies, rites expressing Vietnamese humanity…Overnight in Saigon.

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  • Saigon - Mekong Delta - Caibe colorful floating market - Victoria cruise.

    Day 2: Saigon - Mekong Delta - Caibe colorful floating market - Victoria cruise.

    Breakfast at hotel. We’ll take a scenic early morning drive to Vinh Long (140 km), stop for photos at Tan An town over the flat rice fields. Upon embarkation on Cai Be Princess boat (Victoria cruise), you are welcomed with fresh cotton towels & seasonal fresh fruits.

    The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local sampans coming from all provinces of the delta full of fruits and vegetables. Your sampan will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During a 40 minutes cruise, you will be able to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong river still remain unknown to many people.

    We will visit an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19 century where the family will welcome you with a cup of honey tea. Back on board, we will lead to you to observe the activity of the biggest rice stock market. Further, others stops will allow you to see a traditional bricks and tiles factory and how locals are using palm leaves for houses. Cruising 20 minutes further to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be beautiful church, we will have a visit at some interesting home factories to see how rice paste is made, but also rice cookies, coco candies, as well as longan fruits drying process.

    Lunch will await you at Le Longanier restaurant, a superb indochine villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards. You will have a chance to enjoy the famous dish “Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish”.

    After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the excursion will end at approx. 3.30pm at Ba Bon bridge - where our driver will meet you. Transfer back to Saigon. 


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