Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels: a remarkable tunnel system that was home to many during wartime. Explore the tunnels above and below ground and get a taste of cassava: the guerrilla diet. Experience local life along the mighty Mekong River on this full-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Along the way, sample delicious Vietnamese food, hear traditional folk music, visit a bee-keeping farm and coconut mill, and explore tropical fruit plantations.
Day 1: ARRIVAL HO CHI MINH - No Guide
On arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by our driver then transfer to your hotel.
Free at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: HO CHI MINH CITY - MEKONG DELTA (halal lunch)
08.30am: enjoy breakfast at the hotel. You will be transferred to My Tho which has a lot of rice fields and fruit gardens. Upon arrival, cruising on Tien River and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice. Boat runs along a fish farm for travelers to learn about local people and how to feed fishes. Stop at Thoi Son island, walk around the country lane, enjoy tropical fruits, and listen to traditional music.
Afternoon: You can visit Honey Bee-Farm as well as Coconut Candy Workshop. After that ride horse-drawn carriages along country lanes in Quoi Son Village to see orchards and local people’s life. Enjoy halal lunch. Then you will pray at Mosque.
After that, drive back to Saigon. Free at leisure.
Free to have your own dinner
Day 3: CU CHI TUNNELS - CITY TOUR (halal lunch)
Morning: Start with a half hour drive to Cu Chi, where there are the connecting command posts, the hospitals, the shelters and the weapon factories. The tunnels used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops, with more than 200Km long. Dug out by hand tools and without the use of cement, this amazing network was never discovered.
Afternoon: Visit Jamia Al Muslimin Mosque and enjoy lunch in a Halal restaurant. Then, visiting some French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Central Post Office, and Independent Palace. After that, we will go to Muslim wholesale where sale telekong, tudong and Ben Thanh Market.
Free to have your own dinner
Day 4: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE
Pick up at the hotel at 09.00am - No Guide
Free time until our Driver transfer to Ho Chi Minh airport for your departure flight back home.
Noted: Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
Tour Package Includes:
Boat trip in Mekong Delta
Transportation on tours
Entrance fees on tour
2 halal lunches
English speaking guide
Mineral water and cold towel on car/van/bus
Tipping fee for guide and driver (USD6/guest/day)
Tour Package excludes:
Accommodation based on sharing room with daily normal breakfast
Vietnam visa fee (if request)
Early check in and late check out
International airport departure taxes
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
Surcharge high season (New Year, Lunar New Year)