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Vietnam Mekong Delta Discovery

  • Off the beaten track
Explore magical Vietnam on an 8 day trip! The tour starts in Saigon, the former name of Ho Chi Minh City, which was once also called "the Pearl of the Far East". Still the largest city, it is the industrial and trading centre of Vietnam!  Explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the floating markets and embark on a fun street food tour, followed by 5 full days to explore daily life ...

Explore magical Vietnam on an 8 day trip! The tour starts in Saigon, the former name of Ho Chi Minh City, which was once also called "the Pearl of the Far East". Still the largest city, it is the industrial and trading centre of Vietnam!  Explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the floating markets and embark on a fun street food tour, followed by 5 full days to explore daily life and unique culture of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City

... and to gorgeous Vietnam!

• Our local guide will pick you at at arrival and bring you to your hotel. 

• Free time to enjoy the afternoon, why not start to explore Ho Chi Minh City?

Visited:
Ho Chi Minh City
Accommodation
Sunland (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels And Street Food Tour

Explore the tradition of Vietnamese street food!

• See the Cu Chi Tunnels and the fighting tunnels used by the Viet Cong on a guided tour! 

• At 17.30, embark on a quick, fun and tasty tour of Ho Chi Minh City’s best street food. 

• Discover the local life and specialties of the colorful streets, where street food has been served for nearly 30 years! 

• Taxi from and to the tour, either by car or motorbike! 

Street Food Tour: 3h 

Visited:
Củ ChiHo Chi Minh CityHo Chi Minh City
Accommodation
Sunland (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 3: The Mekong Delta By boat and Bicycle

Start the day by heading to the Mekong Delta!

• Start the journey by bike at the local Cai Thia market, and explore the Hoa Loc village known for its mango!

• Stop at a locals home, and learn how to preparetraditional cakes and tea. 

• Continue by boat, and enjoy a tasty lunch on board, and enjoy the cruise. 

• Check in at a cozy home-stay, where you will make dinner together with your local host!

Overnight in a private room in you local host house.

Visited:
Mekong Delta

Day 4: Market by Bicycle in Vinh Long

See the local tradition of planting and harvesting

• Reach Vinh Long by boat transfer, where your bicycle will be waiting!

• Ride to the Vinh Long market, and enjoy all the local produce of tropical fruits and seafood! 

• Continue by bike to the Phuoc Hau village, and see the planting and harvesting with your guide!

• End the cuise at Vinh Long and transfer to Can Tho City in the heart of the Mekong Delta. 

• Check in hotel and enjoy some relaxing free time.

Accommodation
Vinhlong Homestay (Vĩnh Long)

Day 5: Boat trip to visit Cai Rang Floating Market

The local market on the river...
• A 30 min boat tour brings you to the Cai Rang floating market!  

• Continue through a small canal to visit a fruit garden with your guide, and taste some delicious fruit. 

• After the boat tour, transfer to Chau Doc, a small, hidden gem at the Vietnam - Cambodia boarder! 

Visited:
Cái Răng, Cho Dok
Accommodation
Chau Pho Hotel (Cho Dok)

Day 6: Visit Of Tra Su Forest by Boat

Get lost in the beautiful scenery

Cruise on the Bassac River onto the Dao Canal, and admire the breathtaking landscape on the way!

• Arrive at the Tra Su forest, and visits the canals flanked by mangroves and lush greenery.

• Return to Chau Dow Town for lunch, and visit the floating fishing farm in the afternoon! 

• Continue to the Cham village, where you will learn about the interesting local culture. 

• Take the local transportation Xe Loi to Chau Doc market, to discover the local produce. 

Visited:
Tra Su, Cho Dok
Accommodation
Victoria Chau Doc (Cho Dok)

Day 7: Discover the Sa Dec Town 

• Enjoy some free time in the morning, then transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

• Stop en-route at Sa Dec to visit the Lover House, a 1895 house on the riverfront and the inspiration for Marguerite Duras book "The Lover".  

• Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon, and perhaps try one of the local restaurants? 

Visited:
Cho DokSadekHo Chi Minh City
Accommodation
Sunland (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 8: Departure Day

• Soak  up the last of Ho Chi Minh City during some morning free time.

• A transfer will bring you to the Tan Son Nhat airport in time for your departure. 

• We wish you a safe flight, and welcome you back to Vietnam! 

Visited:
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Củ Chi Ho Chi Minh City Mekong Delta Vĩnh Long Can Tho Cái Răng Cho Dok Tra Su Sadek

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $760 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
2 People4 People6 PeopleSingle Supplement
Price per person in High Season - 3 stars hotels$770$560$470$130
Price per person in High Season -  4 stars hotels$960$760$670$340
Price per person in Low Season - 3 stars hotels$730$540$450$130
Price per person in Low Season - 4 stars hotels$910$720$640$330

Included in price:

  • Breakfast and accommodation in Twin/Double share basis
  • All pick-ups and transfers by private vehicle with experienced driver
  • Experienced English speaking local guide as indicated in the itinerary
  • The use of private boat cruises in Vinh Long, Can Tho and Chau Doc
  • All entrance fee as mentioned in the programm
  • VAT taxes and other taxes
  • Lunch on days 2 - 7
  • Dinner on day 3
  • Transfer from and to the airport

Not included in price:

  • Entry visa to Vietnam
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Travel Insurances
  • Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program
  • Bank transfer fees
  • Gala Dinner on Dec 24, 2017 and Dec 31, 2017
  • Peak season surcharge for traveling between Dec 20, 2017 - Jan 10, 2018

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