Mekong Delta Discovery

Mekong Delta Discovery
Overview
  • Tour style: Private
  • Duration: 07 Days
  • Start from: Ho Chi Minh city
  • End at: Ho Chi Minh city
  • Destinations: Ho Chi Minh city - Cu Chi tunel - Mekong Delta River - Chau Doc - Sam mountain - Tra Su Cajuput
Highlights

This itinerary is designed for travelers seeking an authentic experience of Southern Vietnam. Explore the vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh and discover the unique way of life along the Mekong Delta. Visit the famous floating markets and traditional villages to observe local customs and daily routines. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural landscapes of Sam Mountain and Tra Su Cajuput, and marvel at the beauty of the region. This itinerary promises an unforgettable journey through Mekong Delta River, filled with rich cultural experiences and stunning natural sceneries.

Itinerary Expand All
  • Day 1 : Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) - arrival

    Upon arrival, our Ama Journey's tour guide and driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel in the city center.
    Note: Hotel check in time after 14.00
    Relax after your jet lag and enjoy a welcome dinner at a nice restaurant.

    Included:
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
    Private transportation
    Meal: Dinner
    Private English speaking guide

  • Day 2 : Saigon - Explore city tour full day

    Enjoy a full day tour to explore this vibrant city that was considered the Pearl of Far East. This private tour is on your pace, tailor - made activities on your requirement and we suggest you to discover the highlights of the city such as:
    The Reunification Palace and then moving to visit the War Remnant Museum that allows you for an insightful look into the history of Vietnam war that may bring you a big surprise than you used to know or hear about it.
    The next will be Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House, the Central Post office, the city hall now it is the people's committee building.
    Lunch will be served in the restaurant. Relaxing after lunch and continuing on the trip to visit Ben Thanh market - the biggest vibrant market in Ho Chi Minh city for exploring the locals and their daily business life. You may find some interesting souvenirs.
    Followed by a visit to the Jade Emperor Pagoda, one of the most beautiful pagodas in Ho Chi Minh city that worships the Jade Emperor and other gods in the oriental religion.
    End of the day by enjoying sunset from Bitexco tower which is the tallest building in Vietnam that will offer you a great panorama view of the city.
    Return to your hotel in the later afternoon and overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

    Included:
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
    Private transportation
    All entrance fees
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
    Private English speaking guide

    Saigon - Explore city tour full day
    Saigon - Explore city tour full day
  • Day 3 : Saigon - Cu Chi tour

    After your breakfast at your hotel, meet our tour guide and driver for a trip to Cu Chi tunnel. This area is well-known for its underground networks that provide shelter and  an effective place of infiltration for Vietcong during the Vietnam war.
    After a 1.5 hour drive, arrive in Cu Chi. The first stop is in the model room to watch an introduction video about Cu Chi tunnel and understand more about the tunnel system by scale model explanation.
    Then you will move to explore the battleground, the hidden network of Vietnam that is believed to stretch hundred miles in total length with housed living, makeshift hospitals, kitchens, storage rooms...Some original parts were very narrow and have been widened for tourists to have the opportunity to explore this amazing system. After Cu Chi experience, return to Ho Chi Minh city.
    Arrive at your hotel around 14.00 and enjoy your break.

    Included:
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
    Private transportation
    All entrance fees
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
    Private English speaking guide

  • Day 4 : Saigon - Mekong delta river: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho

    Meet our tour guide and driver at your hotel for a transfer and explore the Mekong delta.
    Arrive in Cai Be around 10.30. Take a motor boat trip to visit the Cai Be floating market. Then enjoy a rowing boat trip taking you deeper into the winding narrow canals that will offer a really refreshing and peaceful time.
    Back to the motor boat to cross the longest river in the world - Mekong River and arrive at An Binh ait ( An Binh means peace and happiness). Travel along a canal to Ut Trinh home. A sumptuous lunch with local specialities will be served at this home.
    After lunch, walk around the orchard, enjoy fruits and relax with some cups of tea while listening to the traditional southern amateur music in the ancient house.
    Explore the local village with some handcrafts to see how they make rice paper, Coconut candy, pop rice...
    Biking is available for further exploration of this amazing area such as school, pagoda, church, orchard, traditional houses...
    Visit the brick kilns to see how local people make beautiful pottery products from clay.
    The cruise will end in Vinh Long city, take our car and transfer to Can Tho.
    Overnight in Can Tho city.

    Included:
    Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho
    Private transportation

    Private boat trip
    All entrance fees
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
    Private English speaking guide

    Saigon - Mekong delta river: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho
    Saigon - Mekong delta river: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho
  • Day 5 : Mekong Delta: Floating market - Chau Doc

    Take a boat trip in the early morning with our tour guide to explore. Cai Rang market -  the largest floating wholesale market in the Mekong region.
    Your boat will glide among the hundreds of small vendor boats which are selling their goods. Get closer to see how local people trade their fruits and vegetables, and understand more about their floating marketing culture and life on the water.
    And a really delicious local breakfast ( rice noodle) will be served on the boat. Then, we will stop at a vendor boat to enjoy the seasonal fruits like the way local people do.
    The boat trip will take you along the canals and visit the fruit garden or we can visit the traditional homemade rice noodle factory to see how the rice noodle is made. Back to the pier, transfer to visit a beautiful Binh Thuy ancient house where the "The Lover" movie was filmed.
    Transfer Chau Doc - a border area between Vietnam and Cambodia.
    Arrive in Chau Doc town, check in your hotel.
    Continue the trip to Sam mountain to explore the colorful temples and pagodas:  Xu Lady pagoda, Thoai Ngoc Hau temple, Tay An pagoda. Take a walk or motorbike taxi to the top of the Sam mountain to enjoy the great panorama view of the rice fields, the town, the canals and the highlight is the sunset over the border between Vietnam and Cambodia.
    Back to your hotel in Chau Doc for overnight.

    Included:
    Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc
    Private transportation
    Boat trip
    All entrance fees
    Meal: Breakfast
    Private English speaking guide

  • Day 6 : Chau Doc - Tra Su Cajuput forest - Saigon

    Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Tra Su Cajuput forest and bird sanctuary to explore this beautiful and serene area.
    On arrival, take a motor boat to venture to the Tra Su reserve. After 20 minutes enjoying the natural sights, you will switch to a sampan rowing boat to discover the wild bird sanctuary on the green duckweed carpet.
    Back to the motor boat trip and continue the trip to reach deeper into the forest. Take 500m walking to the observation post where you can take the magnificent view over the mountains as well as the white dots of flying storks in the area.
    Take a walk on the amazing longest bamboo walking bridge in the forest that offers you closer to the beauties of nature.

    Enjoy a local lunch in a restaurant in the forest.  Relaxing, then take the boat back to the pier.
    Car picks up and transfers to Ho Chi Minh city.
    Arrive in Ho Chi Minh city in the late afternoon, check in your hotel and enjoy your free time to refresh.

    Included:
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
    Private transportation
    Boat trip in Tra Su cajuput forest
    All entrance fees
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
    Private English speaking guide

    Chau Doc - Tra Su Cajuput forest - Saigon
    Chau Doc - Tra Su Cajuput forest - Saigon
  • Day 7 : Saigon - Fly home

    Free your last day in Ho Chi Minh city till meet our driver and tour guide for a transfer to airport for your flight home
    Note: Hotel check out time before 12.00

    Included:
    Accommodation: N/A
    Private transportation
    Private English speaking guide

What included?
  •     Accommodations with daily breakfasts
  •     Private English speaking guides
  •     Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  •     Private A/C transportation during the trip
  •     Boat trip and sampan boat as in the itinerary
  •     2 bottles of water each person/day
  •     One time entrance tickets in each sightseeing destination
What excluded?
  • International flight from/to Vietnam
  • Vietnam visa
  • Your personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Bank fees (if any)
  • Drinkings and other meals not mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities for tour guides and drivers
Policy

Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation request made more than 40 days prior to arrival will not incur any charge.
  • More than 30 days prior to arrival: 5% of the tour price will be forfeited.
  • 30 - 20 days prior to arrival: 10% of the tour price will be forfeited.
  • 19 - 15 days prior to arrival: 30% of the tour price will be forfeited.
  • 14 - 10 days prior to arrival: 50% of the tour price will be forfeited.
  • 09 - 05 days prior to arrival: 70 % of the tour price will be forfeited.
  • 04 - 02 days prior to arrival: 90 % of the tour price will be forfeited.
  • 1 day prior to arrival or No show: 100 % of the tour price will be forfeited.

Children policy:

  • Children from 12 years old will be charged as adult.
  • Please contact us for more details if your kids are under 12 YO.
Price
Quoted in USD - Based on 3 star accommodations - twin/double sharing
Private group sizePrice / Person
6 pax$ 435
( 10,310,000 vnd )
Single Sup$ 165
( 3,910,000 vnd )
Other group sizeOn Request

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