Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival in Tan Son Nhat Airport you are welcomed by a ‘See Asia Differently’ representative and transferred to your hotel. You will then be free to relax and settle in for the remainder of the day.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Meals: _/_/_)
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City (Sightseeing & Scooter Street Food Tour)
Today starts with a fabulous introduction to Saigon by visiting some of the city’s most notable sights, such as the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. In the evening, you will explore a different side of the city on the back of a scooter. On your street food tour you will get to try various Vietnamese delicacies, listen to live music and witness Saigon’s vibrant night life before being returned to your hotel.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Meals: B/_/D)
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City (Cu Chi Tunnels by Speedboat)
Travel to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels in style in a modern speedboat, while learning about life on the river. You then get to explore this historic war site of the Cu Chi Tunnel and for the more adventurous, you can crawl through the authentic Viet Cong tunnels and try the local cassava root, which the fighters sustained themselves on for years. After enjoying lunch you then return back to the city by speed boat.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Meals: B/L/_)
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre to Can Tho
Spend the day cruising through the canals of the Mekong River in the island province of Ben Tre. You will cruise past orchards, rice fields and swamplands and visit a coconut processing workshop and a brick kiln. Next, you will take a scenic Tuk-tuk ride through paddy fields and stop at a local restaurant for lunch. You then continuing onwards to Can Tho, the delta’s biggest city, which will be your home for the night.
Overnight in Can Tho (Meals: B/L/_)
Day 5: Can Tho to Cai Rang to Rach Gia to Phu Quoc Island (Boat)
Rising early today you will explore the Cai Rang floating market; the biggest floating market of the Mekong Delta. Every day hundreds of boats filled with fruits, vegetables and other products anchor along the banks of the river, waiting for traders and customers. Next you will walk through a local village and a rice husking mill before disembarking at Ninh Kieu quay and transferred back to your hotel for breakfast. You then transfer to the town of Rach Gia to board a speedboat which will take you to the tropical island of Phu Quoc.
Overnight in Phu Quoc Island (Meals: B/_/_)
Day 6 to Day 10: Phu Quoc Island (Free Days)
You will be free for five days on stunning Phu Quoc Island – an idyllic island adorned with pristine white sandy beaches and beautiful aqua blue water. Apart from taking tie to explore the island and the beaches, we recommend you hop on a chartered boat and cruise through the incredible An Thoi Islands, which lie to the south of the island.
Overnights on Phu Quoc Island (Meals B/_/_)
Day 11: Phuc Quoc Island to Ho Chi Minh City Departure
You will be free today in Phu Quoc Island until being transferred to the airport by your resort’s shuttle bus for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. You will arrive in good time to connect with your departing flight home from Ho Chi Minh City.
Airport pick up and drop off
Overnights as mentioned
Excursions as mentioned
Transportation in private A/C vehicle
English speaking guide
Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)
All flights unless included in itinerary & Visa fees
International airport tax (Included in Airline Ticket)
Meals, unless mentioned differently
Beverages and personal expenses
Other excursions and entrance fees
Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness)
Please note: You must have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining on it as well as bringing with you 4 passport size photos with you for your visa, as well as having a couple spare.
Start planning your holiday today
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Your next steps:
1Get in touch and talk to our specialist Asia travel team
2We then craft a unique and tailor-made itinerary just for you.
3We will stay in touch with you all the way through your holiday expereince
4Pack you bags and get ready for your Asia holiday of a life time
On arrival in Asia we will meet you at the airport, transfer you to your hotel and then sit down to run over your holiday program again. We then introduce you to your local guides and give you some helpful local travel tips; such as local restaurant and bar suggestions and some cultural insights.
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