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Southern Vietnam Highlights

Southern Vietnam Highlights

The Ho Chi Minh City Highlights program offers an incredible experience to one of Vietnam’s signature tourist destinations. Your exploration begins in Vietnam’s vibrant metropolis, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). From there, you’ll embark on a trip to the lush Mekong Delta, where you can experience the mystical life rhythm of the region. Additionally, enjoy a memorable excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels to learn first-hand about Vietnam’s recent history.

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  • Day 1 Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

    Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, your guide will welcome you and accompany you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can take an orientation walk of the bustling city. Experience the famous streets of Dong Khoi and Le Cong Kieu, both offering fantastic photo opportunities. After the walk, return to the hotel and enjoy the evening at your leisure.
    Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
    Meal: No
  • Day 2 Highlights of Ho Chi Minh City

    Embark on an exciting city tour of Vietnam’s largest city. Visit the War Remnants Museum, providing insights into the American phase of the Vietnam War. Explore the Reunification Palace, once the residence of South Vietnam's President. Immerse yourself in the Notre Dame Cathedral, a spiritual and cultural landmark from the era of French presence in the Orient. Continue to the General Post Office, an elegant example of French colonial architecture. Conclude your tour with a visit to Ben Thanh Market, where you can explore a diverse selection of goods, ranging from delightful confections to fresh produce.

    Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3 Mekong Delta Discovery & 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. Cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep, an unspoiled area with scenic views. Go ashore for a walk along the riverside and visit a local family where water palm leaves are woven. This offers an opportunity for a hands-on experience and interaction with local people. Continue to a brick kiln where you will learn about the process of hand-made bricks.
    Conclude the scenic boat journey in time for lunch in an elegant 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 private transportation awaits to drive you to Can Tho city. The evening is free for you to unwind and explore your surroundings.
    Accommodation: In Can Tho
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 4 Cai Rang Floating Market & Return to Ho Chi Minh City

    Discover the vibrant Cai Rang floating market, one of Asia's last authentic ones. Cruise along picturesque waterways on local boats, immersing yourself in the beautiful scenery and lively market atmosphere. Sample fresh fruits and vegetables showcased on long-standing posts at each boat's bow. Continue to nearby arroyos and visit a noodle workshop and a fruit garden. Afterward, return to Ninh Kieu Pier and transfer from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City for a relaxing evening.

    Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 5 Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion

    Set off on an approximately 60km drive outside of Saigon to the legendary Cu Chi tunnels. An incredible underground tunnel network was constructed by the Viet Cong to fight the American and South Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War. Learn about how the tunnels were built, the conditions faced by soldiers and guerrillas, and the hardships they endured while using the tunnels. You even have the option to descend into the real tunnels where the Viet Cong hid and fought. After exploring the tunnels, you will be driven back to Ho Chi Minh City. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure.

    Accommodation: In Ho Chi Minh City
    Meals: Breakfast

  • 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 journey.

    Accommodation: Check-out time is 12:00
    Meals: Breakfast


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


Valid from Aug 01, 2023 – Sep 30, 2024
  • Prices are quoted in USD per person based on double-sharing occupancy.
  • Prices apply for individual traveller bookings only (FIT, not groups).
  • Single supplement will be added to the package prices for bookings of single occupancy rooms.

What's Included

  • Five nights of hotel accommodation
  • All specified sightseeing, including entrance fees
  • Transportation and transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Knowledgeable local guide proficient in either English or French
  • Daily breakfast, three lunches, and one dinner
  • Government tax and service charges

What's Not Included

  • Any International and domestic flights
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Single supplement
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks
  • Any other services not specified in the itinerary

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