|Tour Code :||VNTB2409|
|Tour Lenght :||7 Days 6 Nights|
|Tour Type :||package tour|
|Start From :||Ho mChi Minh City|
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Exploring the bustling streets, famous attraction sites and nightlife of Ho Chi Minh City, enjoying boat trip along the riverside and the beauty of the Mekong River, experiencing the tunnels in Cu Chi, visiting Vung Tau Coastal City, enjoying fresh seafood at restaurants are available to the tour.
- In Ho Chi Minh City: Visit Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Central Post Office, the War Remnants Museum, Ben Thanh Market, China Town, Thien Hau Pagoda and Quan Am Pagoda; cyclo trip to some beautiful places such as Ben Thanh Market, City Hall…; enjoy Water Puppet Show at the Water Puppet Theater; enjoy boat cruise along Bach Dang River; dinner on board with some entertainments; enjoy Southern Vietnamese Folk Music; join in Cooking Classes.
- In Mekong Delta Province: enjoy a boat trip on Tien River and canals; overwhelming landscapes such as fishing port, stilt houses, boat-building workshop and many islets; visit Qui (Tortoise) Islet; discover typical agricultural model called “Garden – Pond – Cage”; visit fruit garden; get in touch with the locals; enjoy tropical fruit, coconut candy, and honey tea
- In Cu Chi: explore some network section of Cu Chi Tunnels; watch the documentary film about the War; see for yourself trap-door, living areas, storage, weapon factories, field hospitals, kitchen and command centers…; have a chance to try firing M-16, AK-47 and carbine rifle at the National Defense Sport Shooting Range.
ARRIVAL – SAIGON NIGHTLIFE TOUR
You will land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. You will be warmly welcomed by your tour guide and car driver at the airport and then transferred to your chosen hotel for check-in.
At 5:30 PM, the tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Then you will have a wonderful time by cyclo. You will begin your evening by a cyclo trip from our office to some beautiful places of Ho Chi Minh City such as Ben Thanh Market, City Hall and etc… Next, we go to a Water Puppet Theater to enjoy a Water Puppet Show, an important part of Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage. Watching the Vietnamese Water Puppet Show is also the best way to discover the history and traditional cultural life of Vietnamese people. This program has been presented in various international festivals and carried our cultural exchanges activities with other countries.
After the show, we will take a car to Bach Dang Port and have a look before boarding a ship. We will take some commemorative photographs at the port before getting in the ship and have dinner in it. During the dinner time, you will enjoy Southern Vietnamese Folk Music and sightseeing of Ho Chi Minh City at night. After the dinner cruise, we will take you back to your hotel for the night at 9:45 PM.
MEKONG DELTA (MY THO – BEN TRE)
At 7:45 AM, our tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel and depart from HCM City to My Tho City. A smooth routine drive will take you to pass the green rice fields and then it will lead you to the beautiful rural My Tho City. Take a morning boat trip on the Tien River to the Qui (Tortoise Islet). On the way, you will view many overwhelming landscapes such as the fishing port, stilt houses, boat-building workshops, the other Dragon Islet, Phoenix Islet and Unicorn Islet.
Coming to Ben Tre Province through Bao Dinh Canal, the cruise will be more interesting when you discover “the country of coconut” by seeing a typical agricultural model called “Garden – Pond – Cage”, and enjoying coconut candy mill and the relaxing honey tea. Then the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal – fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut trees and the cool breezes – will become your unforgettable memories. You will have lunch with traditional Vietnamese foods of Southern Vietnam right in the heart of the orchard garden.
After lunch, we will experience a wonderful atmosphere when walking into the village, visiting fruit garden, enjoying the tropical fruits with “Southern Vietnamese Folk Music” performed by the islanders.
This is a great opportunity for you to join the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the peacefulness of this beautiful natural countryside. Your expectations and satisfactions will be fulfilled by final boat trip back to My Tho on the Tan Thach Natural Canal. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City, you will stop and take a rest for 15 minutes at a Bonsai Garden. At 5:30 PM, we will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City for the night.
HO CHI MINH CITY FULL-DAY TOUR
At 8:00 AM, we will start a sightseeing tour to the Reunification Palace after breakfast, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the War in April 1975.
Then we will visit some French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Central Post Office, which was constructed at the end of 19th century by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel in harmony with the surrounding area. Its architectural design represents the French colonial style.
We continue visiting the War Remnants Museum, which contains exhibits to the American phase of the Vietnam War. Then we will have lunch at a local Halal Restaurant. After lunch, we proceed to Chinatown, including the Thien Hau Pagoda, Binh Tay Market. The district is home to the city’s 400,000 Chinese and has many beautiful temples and pagodas. You can practice your skill on bargain and see for yourself the diversity of products, shops and food stalls here.
We end the city tour with a visit to Ben Thanh Market, a large market place in central Ho Chi Minh City. It is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and one of symbols of Ho Chi Minh City. It is popular with tourists to seek local handicrafts, textiles, Ao Dai, souvenirs, as well as local cuisine.
VUNG TAU BEACH BREAK TOUR
At 07:30 AM, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Vung Tau, traveling by immense rubber and cashew nut plantations, as well as scenic rice fields.
On the way, we will visit the Large House (Nha Lon) and its temples at Long Son Island. Large House is a place to celebrate festivals, with a school, a market, a Ghe Sam preserving house, and Ong Tran’s graveyard.
Upon arrival in Vung Tau, the capital of Ba Ria Vung Tau Province, we will visit the White House Palace (a summer residence of the last emperor Bao Dai), offering a wonderful view of the beach and the city. We will visit Niet Ban Tinh Xa, Nirvana Meditation Retreat and Thich Ca Phat Dai, a Buddhist shrine. We will also visit a French-built light house and the giant Jesus Christ statue as optional choices.
You will have lunch at Lan Rung Restaurant then go swimming at the Bai Sau Beach. At 4:00 PM, you will be transferred back to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will arrive at around 6:00 PM.
CU CHI TUNNELS – COOKING CLASS TOUR
At 7:30 you will be picked up at your hotel after breakfast. At 8:45 you will visit Ho Chi Minh Agricultural Villages to see: cow areas, buffalo areas, rice fields, fish, prawn, chicken, duck areas, big herbs, spices, vegetables & mushrooms areas.
You will have a challenges on the Garden Become real Vietnamese farmer on Vietnamese Traditional Hat and pick up a lot of Herbs, spices, vegetables and mushrooms on the garden.
At 10:00 Hand on cooking class with three dishes and 1 dessert and enjoy what you have done. After that you will be giving great healthy cooking tips & congratulation with nice certificate, recipes, souvenirs.
At 13:30, after lunch, visit rice paper making village to understand how to make rice papers and get hands to make rice papers if you want. Then explore the rubber tree forest and see how the local people collect the latex. Then visit Cu Chi Tunnels.
You will have a chance to watch the movie of the war time. Then you spend your time inspecting the tunnel site, visiting the gates, traps, underground hospitals, worships, kitchens and bunkers, and going through a section of the tunnel. You also have a chance to try firing M-16, AK-47 and carbine rifle at the National Defence Sports Shooting Range. After the visit and lunch at a nice restaurant in Cu Chi Tunnels, we transfer you back to your hotel at 6.00 PM
SAIGON MORNING COOKING CLASS – FREE OF LEISURE IN SHOPPING
At 08.00 AM, our English speaking tour guides meet at the hotel and then we will go to enjoy some Vietnamese coffee.
At 09.00 AM, we will go and buy some necessary ingredients for the class at local market. We then head to Mai’s Home Culinary Center to enjoy the cooking class. Here, you’ll learn how to cook and experience some differences between North and South taste. Then you have a warm lunch with all family members before we drive you to Cu Chi Tunnels around 12.30 PM.
In the afternoon, this will be your free time for shopping. You will be transferred to spend most of your day at some of famous shopping centers which the city has to offer such as Diamond Plaza, Saigon Square Center, Vincom Center.
After breakfast, you are completely free for your own leisure time and prepare to check out for your departure time. Before your departure time 2 hours, you will be transferred to Tan Son Nhat International Airport. It’s time for us to say goodbye to you.