Vietnam is diverse and fascinating country located in Southeast Asia, offering stunning natural scenery, rich culture, and delicious cuisine. Visitors can explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Ha Long Bay and Hoi An, or venture off the beaten path to the Mekong Delta or the mountains of Sapa. Vietnam’s cuisine is also a highlight, with a focus on fresh ingredients and unique flavors. History buffs will enjoy exploring ancient temples and historic sites, while nature lovers can hike through national parks and see unique wildlife. Vietnam is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a unique and unforgettable travel experience.
Ho Chi Minh City:
Ho Chi Minh City also known as Saigon, is a vibrant and bustling city located in southern Vietnam. It offers visitors a mix of modern skyscrapers, historical sites, and lively street scenes. Some popular attractions include the Reunification Palace, the War Remnants Museum, and the stunning Notre Dame Cathedral. Visitors can also explore the city’s markets, try the delicious street food, and take in the vibrant nightlife. Day trips to the nearby Cu Chi Tunnels or the Mekong Delta are also popular activities. Ho Chi Minh City is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the energy and excitement of urban Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh – Arrival - Free
On arrival at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport, meet our ITH representative outside Ho Chi Minh City Airport who will assist you with transfer to center of Ho Chi Minh city formerly known as Saigon, is the economic heart of Vietnam and the main hub of the southern region. Guarantee early Check-in at your hotel for leisure and relax after a long flight. Full day Free time for relax, enjoy in Ho Chi Minh. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Ho Chi Minh - CU CHI Tunnel- City - SIC
Post breakfast ,take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.
Have lunch at local restaurant.
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
19:00 Return to Saigon. End trip. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Mekong Delta - SIC
Breakfast at hotel.
Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which dated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip.
Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Drop off at hotel and relax.
Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hochiminh city.
Departure to India
Breakfast at hotel, then free time for shopping and relaxing. Hotel check out before 12:00. Then, private car without guide will pick you up and transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for your flight.