Mekong Cruises Tours

Mekong Cruises Tours

Mekong Cruises Tours-Highly recommended on TRIPADVISOR offer to Visit the historical Cu Chi tunnels, the laidback backwaters of the lush Mekong Delta and the UNESCO-listed Can Gio Biosphere Reserve. We offer authentic experiences in areas that can only be accessed via the region's scenic waterways. Cruise between verdant rice paddies and mirror-like pools along the tributaries and canals of the river of nine dragons.Mekong cruises Travel - Private Day Trips is a tour operator based in Vietnam, offering not just private day trips in Ho Chi Minh city but also customized private journeys to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Founded in 2009 by Three local guides, We are now one of the biggest and most trustworthy local tour operators in Vietnam and Indochina, includes also Myanmar,Laos ,Combodia and Thailand.

Best of South Vietnam 5 days
  • Experience the most remarkable sites with our Best of South Vietnam 5 days tour. Discover the most bustling and busy city of Indochina known as Saigon or Ho Chi Minh. Get inside the Cu Chi tunnels to witness the Vietnam’s War remains and understand more about this sad episode of the history. Explore the immense Mekong Delta sailing among intricate waterways for visiting vibrant and colorful markets, gorgeous landscapes and meeting local people.

Tour Information

Location
Duration
5 Days
Departure
08:00
Price per Participant
345.00 USD
Languages
Group size
1 - 15 people
Categories
Transportation
Car
Includes
AC land transfer in Car/ Minivan Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast. Experienced English speaking guide. Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner) All sightseeing tickets. Vietnam visa Approval letter (single entry). Services charges and government tax.
Excludes
EARLY Check in & LATE Check out at hotel Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner in the accommodation. Halong bay Kayaking in Deluxe & Luxury Class International flights & departures taxes Beverage Personal expenses, tips and gratuities Travel insurance Other services are not mentioned above
Cancellation
More than 15 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates From 14 to 3 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates No-Show: Charge 100% of total rates

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Mekong Cruises Tours

Mekong Cruises Tours

Experience the most remarkable sites with our Best of South Vietnam 5 days tour. Discover the most bustling and busy city of Indochina known as Saigon or Ho Chi Minh. Get inside the Cu Chi tunnels to witness the Vietnam’s War remains and understand more about this sad episode of the history. Explore the immense Mekong Delta sailing among intricate waterways for visiting vibrant and colorful markets, gorgeous landscapes and meeting local people.

Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Upon your arrival in the bustling city of Vietnam, still called “Saigon” by many locals, your guide will welcomed you at Tan Son Nhat Airport and then transfer you to your hotel for check –in. Your room is at disposal from 14:00 pm. Free at leisure to relax in the rest of the day.

Meals: NA

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Activities: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, transfer from airport to hotel.


Ho Chi Minh City

In the morning, our local guide will pick you up at hotel around 08:00 am to transfer to  Cu Chi Tunnels (30km to 40 km from Saigon). At its height, the tunnel system stretched from Saigon to the Cambodian border. The network, parts of which were several levels deep, included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command center and kitchens. If be interested, you have opportunity to descend the tunnels to understand how harshly the Vietnam guerrillas live during the war.

Then drive back to the city. Have lunch at local restaurant.

After that, proceed to discover the largest city in Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh city with its most prominent attractions such as Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Center Post Office and visit the ethnic Chinese district at Binh Tay Market.

End tour at your hotel about 17:00 pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Activities: Explore Cu Chi Tunnels & Sightseeing Tour Half day


Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Can Tho

Today we depart from Ho Chi Minh City to explore Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta (130km - 2.5 - 3 hour driving). Pick up at the Phong Nam pier. Get on boat and will cruise along the Chet Say river (a branch of the Mekong) and stop off at various local workplaces to give you a picture of how the local economy works: visit the brick kilns; coconut activated charcoal factory where coconut shell is put into high heat kiln to produce coconut charcoal ; a coconut processing workshop, where you can sample fresh coconut and see how every single part of this versatile nut is turned into food and other products.

Then the boat will cruise through the small canal, discover the local life. The boat will then stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life, visit a mat weaving house, where straw mats are woven using a hand loom – you can even have a go at weaving yourself before boarding your xeloi (a kind of motorized rickshaw) or biking into the village where you can see farm, rice field and vegetable plan before stopping at a local house for a delicious and filling lunch, featuring such local specialties as elephant-ear fish and river shrimp, washed down with some cold drinks or beers.

It’s time to board a sampan for a relaxing trip along narrow canals.

After that, heading to Can Tho for check in the hotel, and enjoy your evening to explore Can Tho life through the food. You will be brought to some of upcoming locations in Can Tho, from the teenage corner of the city to the various local street-food restaurants. You will have chance to taste a range of delicious local foods such as: A deep fried tofu stick and beef snack balls, Banh Cong, Nem Nuong, Phong Dinh Beer…etc. Then, come back your hotel for a good sleeping.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

Activities: Experience life in Mekong Delta, visit Ben Tre and Can Tho – Street food tour in the evening


Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City

At around 06:00, your sampan will slowly start cruising to approach Cai Rang Market, actually the largest in the whole Mekong delta. We will pass by countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fish, flowers… showing an intense activity on the river. Your cruise journey will end at around 10:00 at Ninh Kieu pier after a visit at Can Tho local market. Upon disembarkation, transfer to your hotel to relax before going back Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Activities: Visit Cai Rang Floating Market. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.


Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

Free at your leisure in the morning.

Our driver will transfer you to the airport to take your departure flight. End services. Hope to serve you again.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: NA

Activities: Transfer to the airport to take your departure flight.


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