Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Can Tho Cai Rang Floating Market
Private Tours Vietnam
Best of Southern Vietnam tour 3days 2nights has a couple of nights in Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclo, temples, shops and colonial architecture through a city tour.
continue your trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels an incredible network of tunnels and rooms that helped the Viet Cong fight and survive the Vietnam War. Enjoy two days boat tour on the Mekong Delta – the lifeblood of South-East Asia, and this fertile region within Vietnam is a maze of canals brimming with life, markets and tropical foods.
Day 01: Ho Chi Minh city and arrival
Arrive at Tan San Nhat airport where you will be met by your Vietnam To Travel’s driver. Transfer to your hotel. Have dinner by your own fee. Free stay overnight at hotel 3* in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 02: HCMC - Cu Chi Tunnels -My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (L/D)
07h30 -08:00 am: Tour guide pick you up your hotel and depart to Cu Chi network covers a wide area of countryside near to Ho Chi Minh city and was an excellent way for the Viet Kong to move undetected by American forces underground. This evocative day tour explores the struggle of everyday life during the Vietnam War from a local perspective and takes you deep underground to explore the tunnels.
The Cu Chi tour starts with an introductory video detailing its long 25-year construction. Then it is time to go underground in the infamous 120-mile Cu Chi tunnel system which offered a safe haven for soldiers and thousands of Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War. It is virtually an underground city with dwelling houses, schools, hospitals and factories.
On display are booby traps, the remains of a US army tank and huge craters left by American B52 bombs. You will be able to admire lots of compelling photos and personal effects left behind.
11:40 Come back bus and go to Mekong delta
13:00 Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch
13:40pm: Check in cruise and experience the life of local people, the way people raising fish on the floating house. Arrive in Thai Son Island (Cù Lao Thới Sơn) you will walk down on the road to the village, visit the house of residents here, see orchards and enjoy Various kinds of fruite depending on the season. Especially, you will appreciate Harmonious sounds with “ Đờn Ca Tài Tử” – A specific characteristic of Southern culture.
14:30pm: Go canoeing, weave along through the small river and see rows of coconut palm. Go to the next, go and have a look around the beekeeping places and enjoy delicious flavour of honeysuckle tea with pollen.
15:30pm: We get back bus and keep going to Can Tho city. You check in hotel, free your time to relax pool.
19:00pm: Enjoy Dinner on the Ninh Kieu Cruise
21:00: Free time you can choice night market and food street at the Hau river. Overnight in Can Tho
DAY 03: Can Tho - Cai Rang Floating Market - HCMC (B/L)
06:00-6:30am Pick you up your hotel and start your boat trip on Hau river to Cai Rang Floating market - A biggest floating market beginning from sunrise to late morning but it is busiest from 7:00 to 10 am.
The shops and stalls at the market are local boats of different sizes. The main items sold are farm products and specialties of Cai Rang Town and neighboring areas. Wholesale is the main form of trading in this market.
What you need to do here is to sit back on your boat, enjoy the morning coffee served by the local coffee boat and watch the whole world of trading going on from boats to boats.
As your boat edges through the market, you will be surely driven back to the yester-centuries by the sound of bargaining, rowing, motoring mixed with the sound made from the coffee boats, meat boats, grocery boats, ice boats…
Saying goodbye Cai Rang floating market, your boat will speed up through green and beautiful channels of the Mekong River stretching along rural villages and arrive a fruit orchard where you can enjoy some kind of tropical fruit and understand more the real life of local people.
08.20am: Having free buffet breakfast at the hotel then you have free time relax Pool or free shopping
11h30am: Checking out hotel and heading to Ho Chi Minh city. Lunch time on the way to Ho Chi Minh City
16:00: Arriving to your hotel Ho Chi Minh city. End Trips
Private A/C Car + a small bottle of mineral
English/ Vietnamese tour guide
Meals tour program (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Accommodation: in HCMC 3*
Accommodation:(in Can Tho - Mekong delta) Ninh Kieu Riverside 1night in 3* or 4* hotel (share room)
All entrance fees
Boats trip on Mekong Delta My Tho
Boats trip visit Cai Rang Floating Market
Free internet center, Bike
All other services not mentioned in the above program
All meal and beverages unspecified in the above program
Personal expenses, travel insurance
Tips for tour guide and driver.