Saigon – Mekong delta – Phu Quoc Discovery 8 days

Saigon – Mekong delta – Phu Quoc Discovery 8 days

Discovery Southern Vietnam gives you the most authentic experience within 8 days. Your journey begins with a cruise tour on Mekong Rivers then a beach vacation in Phu Quoc with many exciting activities and ends with an excursion to visit Cu Chi tunnels and Cao Dai Temple. Join us now for a lifetime experience.

  • Amazing time to relax and retreat in Phu Quoc Island
  • Day trip to visit Cu Chi tunnels and Cao Dai Temple
  • Discovery Saigon by night with lots of things to do and see
  • An overnight cruise on Mekong Eyes to explore Mekong Delta

Itinerary details

Day 1: Saigon – Arrival

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat, pick up and transfer the hotel for check in. Free time at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon – Mekong (B/L/D)

  • 09.00 Pick-up at the hotel in Saigon and then transfer to Can Tho.
  • 11.30 Boarding of the cruise vessel Mekong Eyes and check-in.
  • 12.00 Panorama cruise and lunch on board.
  • 16.00 Guided land excursion – walk in orchards and small villages.
  • 17.00 Return to the boat for refreshment and to enjoy the sunset on the top deck.
  • 19.00 Dinner on board, night on board on Mekong Eyes.

Day 3: Mekong Delta – Phu Quoc (B/L)

  • 06.30 Morning cruise and morning tea break served until 08.30.
  • 08.30 Sampan excursion to Cai Rang or Cai Be floating market.
  • 10.00 Drive to Rach Gia, lunch box provided.
  • 13.00 Departure of the ferry to Phu Quoc in Rach Gia.
  • 15.30 Arrival at Phu Quoc Duong Dong Pier.
  • Pick up on arrival and transfer to hotel for check in. Free time and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Phu Quoc Island (B/L)

After breakfast, visit to the South Island: Cultured Pearl Base, An Thoi port, the historic prison Phu Quoc beach at Sao beach – beautiful white sand beach at Phu Quoc. Afternoon sightseeing Ham Ninh fishing village, Tranh Stream, Su Muon Pagoda. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Day 5: Phu Quoc Island (B/L)

Free day to relax on the beach. Relaxing laid-back beach life. Phu Quoc’s palm-fringed, white sand beach and warm waters are the perfect setting for culminating a Vietnam tour.

In addition to featuring its spectacular beach, this charming island is home to local villages whose way of life has remained unchanged over the span of generations. Excursions by jeep through the island’s interior reveal small neighborhoods where the famed Phu Quoc fish sauce is made, sprawling pepper plantations and dozens of tiny fishing hamlets. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Day 6: Phu Quoc – Saigon – Departure (B)

Free time for shopping at the local market before transferring to the airport for the flight to Saigon. Discovery Dinh Cau Night Market, Phu Quoc Island. Pick up and transfer to recheck in hotel. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 7: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi (B/L)

Full day visit to two famous destinations in the southern including Tay Ninh and Cu Chi. Leave Saigon, we visit the head quarter of Cao Dai sect in Tay Ninh. This religion was founded in 1923 and now numbers over 2 million members. On arrival we see the ornate temple and attend the fantastic mid-day service when the followers fill the hall wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism.

Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Day 8: Phu Quoc – Saigon – Departure (B)

Free time on your own activities before transferring to the airport for the flight back home. End of service.

What's Included

Tour Included

  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Flight ticket Phu Quoc – Saigon
  • Ferry ticket Rach Gia – Duong Dong
  • Hotel/resort in Phu Quoc and Saigon (3*)
  • All car transfer per program in Saigon and Phu Quoc
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • 01 night on board on Mekong Eyes Cruiser (private cabin but sharing boat)

Not Included

  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals
  • International airfares
  • Tips and other personal services.

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