Day 1: Arrival
- Ho Chi Minh City
You are welcomed
by our guide at Tan Son Nhat airport and then be transferred to your hotel
in the center of city. Half day city tour visit Reunification Palace, War
Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral with the passing by Ben Thanh market.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Mekong
morning, take 2 hour drive southwest of Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta
which is known as the rice bowl of Vietnam. Upon arrival, take a boat cruise
along islets and tropical orchards through the canal of Vam Xep to reach a
small islet, followed by a relaxing walk along shady and palm fringed trails
passing by local villages where you can see their peaceful daily life. Stop
en route to sip special tea with honey and sample fruits with a local family
and share their stories of life in the Mekong Delta. They will guide you on
a walk through their orchard and explain how tropical fruits are grown. Then
continue the journey with a paddled sampan through the narrow, tree-lined
canals of Mekong River. Enjoy lunch at the islet then visit handicraft
villages and a coconut candy factory before returning on shore for driving
back to Ho Chi Minh City.
On the way back to Ho Chi Minh city we would like to suggest a stop to visit
one of the followings
(choose one place only)
+ Dong Tam
snake farm -
is a center for breeding snakes producing venom for exportation and an
ecological zoo where different genes of rare & precious animals in the
Southern area are conserved. There is a museum of almost all species of
pythons and snakes in Vietnam. The farm has a collection of mutant turtles
and fish on exhibit.
+ Vinh Trang
– an ancient southern architectural gem. Built in 1849, the structure is a
harmonious mixture of Asian and European architecture including elements
from the Renaissance period, Romanesque style, French decorative flowers and
Japanese enameled tile. There are many specious statues made of wood, among
which was a collection of 18 Bodhisattvas sculpted in 1907, representing the
summit in sculpture in the Mekong River plains.
+ Cao Dai
Temple in My Tho
that is a combination of Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism.
Day 3: Ho Chi
Minh City - Departure (B)
Free time for
shopping until transferring to Tan Son Nhat Airport for next destination.