Route : Saigon – Cu chi – Mekong – Vung Tau
This package tour to explore Ho Chi Minh City , the Mekong Delta and Vung Tau beach – known as Cap Saint Jacque in French . Which entitles you to obtain fascinating insights of the local life. And give you an opportunity to approach the richness of culture, glorious chapters in the Vietnam’s history, and architecture in unique styles.
Pick up and transfer to downtown for city tour :
Your visits: Notre dame Catheral, built between 1877 and 1883 by French, most of the materials were transferred from Marseille (France). Next to the Church, you walk to visit the Central Post Office, built 1886 and ended 1891 by Gustave Eiffel. Your next destination is Reunification Palace which was built in 1868, named Norodom Palace and inaugurated in 1873. In 1963, this palace was heavily destroyed by bombs. On 30 April 1975, the tanks of the liberation army entered Independence Palace. After the liberation, Independence Palace became the headquarters of the City’s military Administration Committee. Shopping at Ben Thanh market. End trip and Night at Hotel.
7h30 am. Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Depart from Saigon to Cu Chi tunnels (about 50km). As you know, CuChi tunnels is one of the most famous historical Vestiges of Vietnam’s national liberation War. It is network consists of over 200km of tunnels linked to the other like a Cobweb. You go to inside the tunnels which has the kitchens, food and ammunition storage caches, medic-care chambers (a small clinic), meeting room, commanding chambers ..etc. You discover the tunnels by entering inside on it, about 15 m, 30m, 60m and 100m long belong to your health. At the end of the tunnels, you can eat Cassava (called Khoai Mi), this is the main food for Vietcong people during the war.
Say goodbye the Cu Chi tunnels, transfer to My tho, On the way, stop at restaurant for lunch with the special food as the “Elephant Ear fish:,..ect.
On arrival in My Tho city, you’ll take a local motor boat, cross Mekong River (the biggest River in Asia, through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, its length about 4.800km long). You enjoy fresh coconut juice on the boat. Your first visit at Unicorn island where you taste the natural pure honey bee, bee pollen and Royal jelly bee. Your second visit by boat is in the Dragon Island where you can see how the local people make coconut candy. This is the special product in the Ben Tre province. Walking on the village, then you take the Horse Carriage about 1,5km around the village. Upon arrival at the Garden, you can eat the tropical fruits as pine-apple, water melon, longan, royal bananas. You listen to the traditional folk music, called “Cai Luong”. Next, you take a sampan, rowing boat by hand, about 2km, you can discover the rural daily life of local people inside the water coconut tree jungle. Conclude your tour of the Mekong , Return to Saigon. Night at Hotel.
07:45AM Pick up at your hotel and depart to Vung Tau. The coach will stop for breakfast (at own expense) before reaching Vung Tau. Arriving in Vung Tau at around 10:00AM and visiting the Jesus Christ Statue. Walking up the 847 stairs and meeting the 32 meter-tall (105 feet) Statue of Jesus, considered one of the tallest statues of Jesus Christ in Asia. Its outstretched arms span a little over 18.4 meters. Originally started in 1972, but the construction was only completed in 1993. The adventurous travelers are welcome to climb up to the top of inside Christ arms and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Vung Tau city
11:30AM Assembling at the foot of the mountain then, proceeding for lunch at a restaurant that serves authentic Vietnamese dishes. After lunch, visiting Nghinh Phong cape, it is literally translated as Cape of Welcoming Breeze. The cape is the cliff of Vung Tau and has unobstructed views of Vung Tau City as well as the East Sea.
Free time at Thuy Van beach (Back beach) – one of the nicest beaches in Viet Nam with the shore runs for almost 10km full with fine sand and white waves. 04:00PM Returning back to Saigon and on the way, taking a short break at Long Thanh Dairy rest stop. Drop you off at hotel around 06:00PM . Night at Hotel.
Free and easy till transfer to the airport for flight departure. End trip.
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