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Tour Overview

This 7-day Vietnam Classic tour will focus on the south of Vietnam, starting with Ho Chi Minh City. After a tour of city landmarks, you will explore the underground war tunnels and learn about the resilient fighting spirit of the Vietnamese people. Then visit a local coconut processing factory and take a boat ride through the lush water palm trees. Glimpse the bustle of the floating market in the morning and then enjoy 2 days of free time on the beach. The tour finally ends in Ho Chi Minh City.

Highlights of this tour:

  • View some landmarks of Ho Chi Minhincluding the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, and Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Catch a glimpse of the busiest moments of the Cai RangFloating Market in Mekong Delta.
  • Crawl through the Cu Chi Tunnels and gain insight into the resilient national character of the Vietnamese through war stories.
  • Immerse yourself in the picturesque fishing village of Mui Ne and enjoy various activities such as kayaking, swimming,sunbathing, and diving.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. We are so honored to have you join our 7-day classic tour of South Vietnam! Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh Airport, a local driver will transfer you to your hotel in the city center for a rest. You’re free for the rest of the day.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  2. Today, set out on a guided city tour first to some landmarks, including the Notre Dame Cathedral, Center Post Office, Reunification Palace, and War Remnants Museum.

    Ho Chi Minh Notre Dame Cathedral
    Notre Dame Cathedral

    After lunch, be transferred out of the downtown area to the Cu Chi Tunnels, once a system of underground battle tunnels dug by villagers and soldiers for Vietnam to resist French rule. You will experience crawling through the tunnels and gaining insight into the resilient national character of the Vietnamese through war stories.

    After that, taste tea and cassava, the food of the soldiers during the war. Then, drive back to your hotel in the city center.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  3. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then drive 2.5 hours to Ben Tre, with some of the most beautiful scenery along the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, hop on a boat and meander along the small waterways, going ashore to visit a small brick & tile factory, and coconut-processing & mat-weaving workshops.

    Mekong River Canoe
    Mekong River Canoe

    After the visits, dock at a riverside restaurant for a delicious lunch. Next, continue your boat ride through the water palm trees and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

    Last, transfer to Can Tho for the night.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Can Tho

  4. After breakfast, pack your luggage and check out of the hotel. Your guide and driver will escort you to Cai Rang Floating Market for a motorboat trip. Feed your sight on dozens of the freshest tropical fruits like jackfruit and rambutan.

    Vietnam Cai Rang Floating Market
    Cai Rang Floating Market

    Continue your visit to one of the most beautiful houses in the Mekong Delta - Binh Thuy, which is more than 100 years old, and famous for its unique architecture and the priceless artifacts collected in it.

    Afterwards, lunch on the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Relax at the hotel or explore the bustling nights of Ho Chi Minh City on your own. Dinner will be at your own expense.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  5. In the morning, your driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby at the agreed time and escort you to Mui Ne, a scenic fishing village town, with sun-drenched beaches, dancing tropical coconut groves, and breathtaking turquoise waters.

    Mui Ne Beach
    Enjoy Your Free Day at Mui Ne

    You are free at leisure today. You can take part in some optional activities, such as kayaking, swimming, and diving. Or explore this lovely town at your own pace.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Mui Ne

  6. Today is still yours to do as you like - snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, sunbathing, enjoying seafood, walking along the beach, feeling the gentle sea breeze...

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Mui Ne

  7. Enjoy some free time after breakfast. After checking out, your driver will transfer you back to Ho Chi Minh City. It is time to say goodbye to Southern Vietnam. Bon voyage!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private vehicles with good air conditions;
  • Excellent English-speaking guides & experienced drivers;
  • Hotels & meals mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots as mentioned;
  • Boat trip in Mekong River;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water for each person per day.

Price Excludes

  • Flights to/off Ho Chi Minh City;
  • Meals not mentioned throughout the itinerary;
  • Any optional activities;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses (such as telephone, drinks);
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.

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