Vung Tau is most interesting and loved for its extensive beaches. Tourists always prefer sightseeing at Front Beach (Bai Truoc) to go swimming in Back Beach (Bai Sau).
Củ Chi has been preserved by the government of Vietnam, and turned into a war memorial park. The tunnels are a popular tourist attraction, and visitors are invited to crawl around in the safer parts of the tunnel system. Some tunnels have been made larger to accommodate the larger size of Western tourists, while low-power lights have been installed in several of them to make traveling through them easier and booby traps have been clearly marked. Underground conference rooms where campaigns such as the Tết Offensive were planned in 1968 have been restored, and visitors may enjoy a simple meal of food that Viet Cong fighters would have eaten.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival (meals: NO)
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel and check in, free time for shopping and relaxing. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 2. Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
AM: Cu Chi Tunnels -
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi was " A Free Target Zone ". The remnants visitors will see, show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.
Back Ho Chi Minh City for lunch
PM: Ho Chi Minh City Tour
Visiting Reunification palace which was the residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of the war in April 1975. Continue seeing some impressive French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Central Post Office. After visiting the City Hall, take a break-time at Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sales. Return to District 1. Back to your Hotel. Join Dinner on BonSai Cruise
Day 3. Cai Be Floating Market (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
7:30 am : Pick up at your hotel in HCMC. Depart for Cai Be by car/van, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the car/van in Vinh Long. Come back Ho Chi Minh City and Overnight at your Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Day 4 Vung Tau Beach (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Vung Tau was known as Cap Saint-Jacques under French occupation. It is just 125 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Once this seaside resort was a popular beach destination for French and American service man. Vung Tau is one of the popular seaside resorts of Vietnam with sandy beaches, transparent warm blue water all the year round. Vung Tau offers a good relaxation trip on prime beach caressed by the cool breeze from transparent warm blue waters.
-07H30 Pick up from the hotel in HCMC and drive to Vung Tau via immense rubber, cashew nut plantation and scenic rice fields.
-10H00 Arrive Vung Tau, visit Niet Ban Tinh Xa, Nirvana Meditation Retreat and Thich Ca Phat Dai, a Buddhist Shrine,
-11H00 Visit French-built Light House
-12H00 Lunch at a local restaurant
-13H00 Visit Giant Jesus and have swim at Vung Tau prime beach.
-15H00 Drive back to HCMC.
-18H00 Arrive HCMC and drop off at the hotel
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh Departure (meals: Breakfast)
Free time till transfer to the airport, say goodbye
Quotation: the cost depends on your hotel choice (3*, 4* or 5* Class), number of people in your group and time of travel. Please contact us to customize this itinerary and price to meet your needs and budget.
- Whole transportation with A/C as itinerary
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- All Entrance fees
- Boat Cruise on Mekong Delta tour
- Umbrella, chair in Vung Tau Beach
- English speaking tour guide
- Other meals not mentioned above
- Extra services
- Tips for tour guide and driver