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This full-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City combines visits to the Cu Chi tunnels and the Mekong Delta. You will experience Vietnam’s wartime history as well as modern-day life in the agricultural region at the mouth of the mighty Mekong River.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (Dinner & guide)
On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be met at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and transfers to hotel for check in. A short city tour (if time permit): Thien Hau Pagoda, Big Market and Mosque in Cho Lon. Praying at Muslim Mosque and dinner at the halal restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City tour and Cu Chi Tunnels (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide)
Morning: you will be transferred to Cu Chi Tunnels. Sight-seeing on road: rice field, potter’s kilns. Visit the underground village, which used to be a bitter battleground for a long period during the Vietnam War.
The amazing network of over 200 km of underground tunnels will offer you the impression of the former fierce war in South Vietnam. Return to Ho Chi Minh for lunch at the halal restaurant.
Afternoon: Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City and Have a city tour: Visit Reunification Palace, War Crime Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, former US Embassy, shopping at Ben Thanh Market, Binh Tay Market. Praying at Muslim Mosque and dinner at the halal restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho/ Mekong Delta (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & guide)
Morning: After breakfast, a two-hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey.
Upon arrival, get on a boat trip up Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son to taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs.
Then, visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region. the 150 year- old Vinh Trang pagoda, which combines Vietnamese, Khmer and French architecture, Dong Tam snake farm, Lunch to be served with the Mekong Delta specialty – Deep Fried Elephant ear fish.
Option for lunch: Lunch in a garden house with Halal food box prepared from Ho Chi Minh City.
Afternoon: Back to Ho Chi Minh City. Praying at Muslim Mosque and dinner at the halal restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (Breakfast)
Free at leisure until transferring to Tan Son Nhat International airport for departure (Flight TBA). Home sweet home.
- Tour program as described
- English-speaking guide
- All entrance fees
- Boat trip
- Snack and lunch
- Reasonable supply of bottled water
What’s Not Included:
- Optional activity costs
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities