Vietnam is Southeast Asian country on South China known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and cities. Vietnam is a one party authoritarian state. Its neighbouring countries are China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west. The Vietnamese language also contains many loan words from Chinese, though two languages are unrelated .Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, a huge marble mausoleum. Vietnam has become exhaustive popular in recent years. you observe the preparations and enjoy the public festivities; pagodas are especially active; no admission is charged to those museums and historical sites that stay open; and the foreigner-oriented travel industry of backpacker buses and resort hotels chugs along as usual. Visitors also stand a chance of being invited to join the festivities.
You will be warmly welcomed upon arrival at airport in H0 Chi Minh and transferred to your hotel. You will have free time. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
This morning we will leave the city by private vehicle to visit the amazing tunnel network of Cu Chi. This incredible system, covering almost 250km in length was shelter to over 16,000 Vietcong guerrillas during the wars. Initially started in 1948 to against the French air and ground sweeps, the network were then served communication routes, storage facilities, hospitals and living quarters for Vietnamese fighters throughout American war. If interested in you can even descend into the tunnels to learn more about the harsh conditions faced by Vietcong guerrillas who lived here. Return to the city centre for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit Saigon including a visit to the old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace, and War Museum. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Departure for My Tho for a visit to the Mekong Delta. Take a boat cruise on the fabled Mekong River (Ben Tre). Enjoy the quiet byways, then stop for a visit at a local orchard to taste exotic seasonal fruit.
and view a coconut candy workshop. Continue with a riding on a horse-cart and continue with a sampan cruise along My Tho canals to a stilt restaurant on Turtle Island. Enjoy lunch and back to Saigon late in the afternoon. Free time. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Mui Ne for beach holiday. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Breakfast at hotel. Free time at your own leisure. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer back to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
You will have free time in the morning. Then our guide will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to airport for your onward flight. Tour ends!
DAY 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival
DAY 2 Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
DAY 3 Mekong Delta Excursion (B/L)
DAY 4 Ho Chi Minh – Mui Ne (B)
DAY 5 Mui Ne Free Day (B)
DAY 6 Mui Ne – Ho Chi Minh (B)
DAY 7 Departure (B)
Flight not included
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