Southern Vietnam Highlights

Southern Vietnam Highlights

The Southern Vietnam Highlights program features an incredible journey to one of Vietnam's signature tourist destinations. Your journey begins in Vietnam's most vibrant metropolis, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Then embark on a trip down to the lush Mekong delta to experience the mystical life rhythm of the area and a memorable excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels to learn first-hand about Vietnam’s recent history.
6 days
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Day 1

Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, your guide welcomes you and escorts you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can take an optional walking tour of the bustling Ho Chi Minh City. Walk the famous streets of Dong Khoi (formerly Rue Catinat) and Le Cong Kieu Street, both streets have great photo opportunities. Head back to the hotel to freshen up before dinner.
Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
Meal: Dinner
Transfer distance: 10 km
Day 2

Explore Ho Chi Minh City

Embark on an exciting city tour of Vietnam’s largest city. Visit the War Remnant Museum and its exhibition about the American phase of the Vietnam War. Head to the Reunification Palace, the former headquarters of the President of South Vietnam. Explore Notre Dame Cathedral, the spiritual and cultural hub of the French presence in the Orient before taking in the General Post Office, elegant in its French colonial architecture. The final stop is Ben Thanh market, which is always loaded with all manner of goods from cakes and candies to fresh food and vegetables.
Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
Meals: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 20 km
Day 3

Mekong Delta Discovery (Cai Be / Can Tho)

Transfer by road from Ho Chi Minh City to Cai Be in the Mekong Delta. Board a traditional sampan to navigate through narrow canals and explore the typical lifestyle of the delta.
Proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep, an unspoiled area with scenic views. Stop for a walk along the riverside and visit a local family where water-palm leaves are woven. An opportunity for a hands-on experience and interaction with local people awaits you here. Continue to a brick kiln where you will learn about the process of hand-made bricks.
Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Enjoy your lunch in the exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of life during Indochinese times. After lunch, take a short walk along a small canal, towards the Ba Bon Bridge where your personal vehicle awaits to drive you to Can Tho city. The evening is free for you to unwind and explore your surrounds.
Accommodation: In Can Tho
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transfer distance: 180 km
Day 4

Cai Rang Floating Market & Road Travel to Ho Chi Minh City

Take a boat to explore the colourful floating market of Cai Rang – one of the last authentic floating markets in Asia. The main produces sold here are fruit and vegetables and every boat has a long-standing post at its bow with samples of the things for sale are hung. The waterway turns out to be a maze of hundreds of boats filled with bananas, mango, pineapple, papaya and even floating noodle soup vendors. Continue cruising the nearby arroyos to visit a noodle workshop and fruit garden before returning to the Ninh Kieu pier. Transfer from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City.
Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
Meals: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 180 km
Day 5

Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels Experience

A journey (approximately 60km) outside Ho Chi Minh City takes you to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Viet Cong to fight the American and South Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War. Learn how the tunnels were built, the living conditions and the hardships people had faced in the tunnels. You can also descend into the real tunnels where the Viet Cong hid and fought.
Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
Meal: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 120 km
Day 6

Depart Ho Chi Minh City

Depending on the time of your flight, a private car will transfer you to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for your onward flight.
Accommodation: Check-out time is 12:00
Meals: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 15 km

Tour RATES & details

A rough idea of the price and what is included in this tour program. The exact price depends on season, accommodation and activities, it will be provided on your personalised quote.

Group SizeSuperior
2 persons808
3 – 6 persons781
7 – 11 persons591
12 – 16 persons526
Single Supp.307
Group SizePremium
2 persons896
3 – 6 persons692
7 – 11 persons502
12 – 16 persons437
Single Supp.219
Group SizeDeluxe
2 persons896
3 – 6 persons692
7 – 11 persons502
12 – 16 persons437
Single Supp.219
  • Rates are quoted in USD per person based on double sharing occupancy.
  • Rates are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted prices.
  • Rates do not apply over Christmas and New Year.
  • Five nights of hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, one lunch and one dinner
  • All sightseeing as specified, including entrance fees
  • Transportation and transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Government tax and service charges
  • International and domestic flights, airport taxes
  • Vietnam visa
  • Meals if not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drink etc.
  • Any other services which are not specified in the itinerary

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