Welcome to Vietnam
On arrival at Ho Chi Minh International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Bến Thành Market.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Breakfast at the hotel. Discover Saigon, today’s Ho Chi Minh City – the bustling and vibrating economic centre of the South. Over the past few centuries, Saigon was called the “Pearl of the Far East” and was an important trading centre for Chinese, Japanese and Western merchants who travelled along the Saigon River. Meet our tour guide at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and start our full day sightseeing of Saigon. During the tour, you will visit the major and most beautiful sights of Ho Chi Minh City such as Lam Son Square, Saigon Opera House and the People’s Committee Hall, then walk north on tree-lined Dong Khoi Street, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, which were both built in French architecture style during the colonial times. Next stop would be Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), renowned for its symbolic role in the fall of Saigon in 1975. After lunch at restaurant, we continue our sightseeing to the War Remnants Museum. Round up our day with Thien Hau Pagoda, exciting shopping experience in colourful Ben Thanh market, the largest market of Saigon.
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet our tour guide at your hotel and start our visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, a must-see destination in Southern Vietnam. Located 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City, this place has been known since the Vietnam – American War. Underground tunnels in Cu Chi were used as a base of the Vietnamese Army (Việt cộng). The tunnel system covers almost all the Cu Chi area, stretching over 200km and consists of three levels in depth (from 8 to 12 meters). You will be introduced to the scheme of the system and watch a surprising documentary about the heroic railway land of Cu Chi. Then you will visit parts of the tunnel’s partisan museum, a reproduction of the military department where sawing to produce a bomb grenades and mines. You can also see smoke-free military stove, a conference room and a commander's bunker. For a more “thrilling” experience, you can even test your shooting skills on original AK47s and other guns from past war times (subject to a surcharge).
Afternoon, we start our shopping activities with first stops at Parkson and Vincom where you can find international brands and high quality Vietnamese brands. Or Saigon Square where the local people often go to buy the international brands, made in Vietnam clothes. Round up our day with shopping at Ben Thanh Market.
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet our tour guide at your hotel in Saigon and start our full day tour to My Tho town. Upon arrival at My Tho, take a boat trip on Tiền River to the other side (Bến tre land). Sight-seeing fish farms, floating fish market along the Dragon Island on the way. Through Xếp canal in Bến Tre (land of coconuts) to See coconut collection set and how the locals make handicrafts from coconut trunk and shell. Enjoy seasonal fruits and listening to traditional music. Take the horse-cart on village path and stop at Mr Nam Ngô orchard, taste honey with tea or wine. See bees-breeding in wooden boxes under longans tree. Take rowing-boat along water palm creek. Boat to see local people make coconut candy, taste candy (Special products of Bến Tre province).
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 4990/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights.
Destinations: Ho Chi Minh-Cu Chi Tunnels-Mekong Delta.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
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Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Ho Chi Minh / Dubai.
4 nights accommodation in Ho Chi Minh based on double room occupancy.
Transportation as per the itinerary on private car.
Half day city tour in Ho Chi Minh, Full day Cu Chi Tunnels & Full day Mekong Delta.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.