ITINERARY (9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS)
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat International airport. Welcome by our driver with your name on board. Then transfer you to Ho Chi Minh center. Lunch/dinner at your account. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 2: Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnel (B,L)
Breakfast at your hotel.
08:00 – 08:30 Our driver will take you to Tay Ninh – a province 95 kms South East of HCMC, close to Cambodia border. The Cao Dai Temple is like a Walt Disney fantasia of the East. Its exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes competing for space with a number of swastikas. Above the main entrance is the all-seeing holy eye, the symbol of the Cao Dai sect. The interior is just as engaging as statues of Jesus Christ, Buddha and the Hindu god, Brahma, stand side by side.
At about 13.00 pm, after lunch, will leave Tay Ninh and travel to Cu Chi. Once in Vietnam, you must visit this spot. This is where guerilla warfare optimized and exemplified. You’ll learn the clever design of the tunnels and the strategic use of trap doors. Even with B-52 bombers dropping 30-ton loads of explosive, turning the jungle into a pockmarked moonscape, 30 thousand American troops failed to conquered the area! You’ll have a chance to crawl around a portion of the 121 km long, multiple-layered tunnel. You’ll learn how thousands of guerillas managed to stay underground many days at a time, also their great technique to conceal smoke from their cooking. There’re a lot more to enjoy, even a chance to fire real AK bullets…17:30 Back to hotel. Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. You will check-out & put your luggages at lobby of hotel. Then our driver & guide will pick you up at 08:00 – 08:30 to visit Ho Chi Minh city. We will visit Reunification Hall which was the residence of the President of the former South Vietnam until 1975. You will see many interesting things: formal meeting rooms, private bedrooms, war situation rooms 10 meter beneath earth’s level.
This address today still holds many important functions in HCMC. We have guide who speaks your language to tell you important historical facts about this building and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral (built in 1877), General Post Office, City Hall, War Crime Museum.
Afternoon: China touwn is the biggest Chinese community and Binh Tay market is wholesale market. With a stop for a while at a lacquer shop, you can buy some gifts for your friends, beloved relative. Drop off in the hotel at 17:00. Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Chau Doc (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel.
07:30 – 07:45, Pick up & start to Mekong delta tour.
When you arrive Cai Be,you’ll board a motorized boat that takes you to thefloating market and spend there for an interaction that you’ll see no where else in the world.
Now we walk to the factories to see how coconut candy and crispy rice cake are made here (served free with premium hot tea). You might also buy many interesting things for very little amount of money.
Next, lets get to An Binh Island for something difference. It is well-known fresh fruits whole year. On the way, we have a opportunity to look the sightseeing 2 long sides river and find out the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
We have a lunch at the local peoples house (in the seasonable fruits garden).
After lunch, we are divided into many groups and get on small row boats. During this 20 minutes trip, your boat will zigzag thru a maze of shadow canals to enjoy the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery. Then we will ride bicycles and roaming through a village about 20 minutes to check out our natural landscape with quite and peace villages or we can relax on a hammock for a short rest in Mekong Delta.
The last stop today is Vinh Long City from An Binh Island (35 minutes by boat), we will land on a marketplace and walk around to see how and what the poor rural people of Vietnam sell in Vinh Long City. You are encouraged to interact with the vendors and see how friendly and respectful they are.
After this, our bus/car takes you to Chau Doc. On the way, we will stop at Long Xuyen to visit Crocodile farm. And we will continue to Chau Doc . We stay over night in Chau Doc. Over night in Chau Doc.
Day 5: Chau Doc – Cambodia/ Phnompenh (B)
After breakfas, you will take a speed boat to Phnom Penh in Cambodia (schedule 07:30 – 14:00).
14:00 Meet and greet on arrival, welcome then transfer to check in. Free on own program.Lunch & Dinner at your account. Overnight in Phnom Penh city.
Day 6: Phnom Penh (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel you will be accompanied by our tour guide to visit: ROYAL PALACE, SILVER PAGODA, WAT PHNOM and SOUVENIER SHOP. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit RUSSIAN MARKET. TOUL SLENG (S 21) THE GENOCIDE MUSEUM, then continue to THE KILLING FIELD 15 Km from Phnom Penh. Sightseeing a long CHAKTOUMUK RIVER front, visit NAGA CASINO. Enjoy dinner and overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 7: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap (B, L)
After breakfast, continue the journey by coach to Siem Reap. Meet and greet on arrival at Siem Reap. Direct proceed for lunch at local restaurant. Check in to hotel, after taking little rest you will be transferred to visit CAMBODIA CULTURAL VILLAGE , see wax museum , traditional dancing show , wedding ceremony , Cambodian living style , etc learn more about the culture and traditional of Cambodia. Dinner at Buffet dinner with Cambodian Traditional show. Overnight in Siem Reap city.
Day 8: Siem Reap (B, L)
Today after breakfast at the hotel, we explore THE SOUTH GATE OF ANGKOR THOM including Bayon, BAPHOUN, ELEPHANT AND LEPER KING TERRACE, PHIMEANAKAS, next visit the Fabulous TA PROHM. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon to visit TA KEO, THOMMANAN, CHAOSAY TEMPLES and The World Heritage of ANGKOR WAT, one of the “Seven Wonders’ of the world” and enjoy the view of Sunset over Angkor Wat on the top of BAKHENG HILL. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap city.
Day 9: Siem Reap Departure (B)
Today bid farewell to Cambodia. After breakfast, free on own leisure till time for departure to your next destination.Tour end here.
All rates are in US$ per person
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