Authentic Saigon - 4 Days

Duration: 4 Days
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Overview

Join us now for a 4-day tour of modern and traditional Saigon. Let's take a peek at the city's bustling lifestyle on a city tour, board a boat for a delectable dinner, and immerse ourselves in the vibrant nightlife here. In the Cu Chi Tunnels, you'll go back in time and learn about its extensive history throughout the Vietnam War.
Departure: Ho Chi Minh City
Theme: Cultural
Type: Private Tours - Food Tours

Highlights

  • Explore hidden corners of Ho Chi Minh City on a city tour
  • Try being a farmer in Agricultural Villages
  • Travel by a luxury speedboat and explore the vast network of underground Cu Chi tunnels
  • Experience a luxurious dinner on a cruise in Saigon river
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Tour Itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

Arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel to check-in.


NOTE:

  • Present at Pole No 10 (outside the Terminal gate) so our guide can find you easily. In case you can’t find our representative, please contact us.
  • Check-in time is 14:00 daily. Get in touch with us if you want an early check-in with a surcharge.

You are free the rest of the day. Take a city tour by car and travel to various well-known landmarks in Saigon, try local food, or visit some coffee shops are recommended activities.

Come back to your hotel and take time to unwind. 


Meals: NA

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Cooking Class + City tour + Luxury Dinner cruise on Saigon River

Morning 

Have breakfast at your hotel. At 7:30, our driver will pick you up and go to HCM Agricultural Villages to have a farming trip in the countryside:

  • Explore the village by visiting various areas such as cow, buffalo, fish, prawn, chicken, and duck areas.
  • Take a look at the vast rice paddy fields and witness the big herbs, spices, vegetables, and mushroom gardens.
  • Try being a farmer in a Vietnamese traditional hat called “non la” and pick up a lot of vegetables and herbs on your own.
  • Join a cooking class to make traditional Vietnamese dishes and enjoy the meal. You will also be rewarded with souvenirs, recipes, and cooking tips.


Afternoon

Leave the Agricultural Villages and start a fantastic tour of the must-visit spots in Ho Chi Minh City:

  • Get to Cho Lon Market and China Town, a fantastic area to explore classical Chinese architecture, notably the temples, and are home to many delicious Chinese eateries.
  • Visit the War Remnants Museum to learn about the proof of crimes and consequences that the invading troops caused in Vietnam through a wealth of images and documents.
  • Travel to Notre Dame Cathedral which was built between 1877 and 1883 by France and became a symbol of Catholicism in Vietnam (the cathedral is temporality closed for renovation).
  • Reach Saigon Post Office. This is the largest post office in Vietnam and a standout example of French architecture.

17:30: Trip ends. Return to your hotel and relax for a bit.

Evening

18:45: Travel from your hotel to Nha Rong Port (also known as Saigon Port).

Depart from the pier, take a leisurely cruise along the Saigon River, and take in the city's breathtaking sights at night with sparkling lights and towering towers.

  • Indulge in an excellent meal that was expertly prepared by the chefs of the cruise. The premium menu features a variety of delectable dishes for your dining pleasure.
  • Stunning photo opportunities await you along the Saigon River with the huge cityscape in the background.
  • Relax and immerse yourself in the airy atmosphere while the boat sails back.

20:45: The ship makes its way back to the pier. Return to your hotel.


Note: The restaurant will arrange the seats for you. If you want to choose your own seat, there will be some additional fees.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour by Luxury Speedboat

Morning/Afternoon

The tour starts at 7:00 or 11:00 depending on your availability. Our tour guide will meet you outside of the hotel and then bring you by car to our speedboat at Bach Dang Pier.

Depart and have a light breakfast as your guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverside life. Within 15 minutes, the banks change from city sprawl to lush jungle. 

Arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site. Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ to learn more about the Cu Chi region and its long history in the Vietnam War.

Explore the tunnel site, which includes many weapon and booby trap exhibitions.

Navigate the authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visit many underground bunkers (with kitchens, meeting rooms, and ammunition), a shooting range, and much more. Try the local cassava root that sustained the Viet Cong army for years.

Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch by the river, consisting of authentic fried spring rolls, chicken and beef dishes, and soup.


Afternoon

Say goodbye to Cu Chi Tunnel and return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Arrive back at Bach Dang’s pier. Our driver will take you back to your hotel by car.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

Spend your time left in Ho Chi Minh City to go shopping and sightseeing.

The time to check out is 12:00(Contact us if you want to check out late with a surcharge).

Your tour ends here, we are happy to travel with you on this journey!


Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: NA

What's Included

Overnight in shared Twin/ Double room with Air-condition (AC) at hotel.

Overnight on local train in a private compartment with Air - condition (if any)

All transport during tour on air - conditioned new model vehicle as per itinerary (including airport pick up & see off)

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour and Vietnam Countryside Experience - Join tour

All in-tour stationed professional local English speaking guide.

Fine dinning with traditional local food as indicated in the program

Entrance fees as per itinerary

Fast track service at airport upon arrival

Additional Info
  • *All prices are based on per adult, in Double/Twin sharing
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request
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