4D Ho Chi Minh city short break

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With 4-day trip to Ho Chi Minh City, the most dynamic city of Vietnam, you will observe the most lively and typical picture of Vietnam today, a country which has just stepped out of the close economy for global integration. You will also have chance to study the devastating Vietnam War during the 1960s, 1970s by visiting the famous Cu Chi Tunnel, discover the Mekong delta in My Tho which is located just in the vicinity of Ho Chi Minh City

 

 

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* Route:     Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC) – Cu Chi tunnel – My Tho, the Mekong delta – HCMC
* Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
* Itinerary in brief:
        Day 1: HCMC arrival (D)
        Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnel, City tour (B/L/D)
        Day 3:  My Tho – Mekong delta (B/L/D)
        Day 4: HCMC departure (B) 


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Itinerary

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY – ARRIVAL  (-/-/D)
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, the tour guide of Viet Unique Travel will greet and transfer you to centre of the city (approx 10km).
Check in hotel and relax until our guide and driver pick you up for welcome dinner cruise on Saigon River.
After dinner, orientation tour by coach to see what lively HCMC offers in the night time then return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH CITY CITY TOUR – CU CHI  (B/L/D)
8:00 Transfer 75 km northward to Cu Chi Tunnel - one of the few remaining monuments to the fierce Vietnam War.
Arrive Cu Chi after nearly 2 hours driving, visit the tunnel system. We can even crawl a part of the tunnel to experience the real life of the Vietnamese guerrillas, who used to use and live inside this system during the wartime. Try your hand at shooting an AK47 (Russian machine gun) or an M16 (U.S made).
11:30 Return to HCMC for lunch at a restaurant in the city.
14:30 We start the city tour at the Reunification Palace - former French Governor General of Indochina - the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975.
Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Post Office which recalls European railway stations and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 - one of the city’s major landmarks.
Dinner at restaurant in the city. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3: HO CHI MINH CITY – MY THO   (B/L/D)
From the hustle city, we head to the south to My Tho, approx 70km from Ho Chi Minh City, a busy hub the Mekong delta with paddy fields, thick orchards and canals.
Upon arriving, we will take a small boat to go between canals into gardens and rural houses, where a lot of families produce coconut candy, feed the bee for honey, or plant juicy fruit. Stop at some families and their small factories, you will see their daily activities with the explanation of a local guide.
Lunch at a nice garden restaurant with the delta’s special food like deep-fried fish, bloating fried sticky rice
After lunch, visit the famous Vinh Trang pagoda, one of the biggest pagoda in the region. The beautiful structure features a mixture of Chinese, Vietnamese and Angkor (Cambodian) architectural styles. Drive back to HCMC
Arrive city at around 16:30. Stop at city centre for free shopping at Ben Thanh market, one of the best places to pick up a "conical hat" or "ao dai". The market and surrounding streets makes up the city' liveliest areas.
DInner at restaurant in the city. After dinner, transfer back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 4: HO CHI MINH CITY – DEPARTURE  (B/-/-)
Free for the last shopping in the nearby areas till transfer to Apt for departure flight.
 

Tour price


FROM: VND 8,820,000 or USD 420.--/pax.
(Minimum 2 pax to go, accommodation at 3* hotels)

Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly

TOUR PRICES INCLUDE:

· 03 nights accommodation based on twin sharing with daily breakfast at specified hotels
· Private transportation throughout the program with Professional English speaking guide
· Boat trip in My Tho, Mekong delta.
· Meals at nice local restaurants as stated in the program
· Entrance fee for all sightseeing as indicated in the program

TOUR PRICES EXCLUDE:

· Int’l air tickets & airport tax / Meals and drinks not mentioned in the program
· Travel insurance, tips & personal expenses

Remark:

* Hotels’ check-in and check-out time is around 12.00 noon. Depending on your arrival / departure time, the program can be adjusted accordingly.
* If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better.
* Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
* Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner's taste.
* Lunches and Dinner served in tours are normally arranged at the restaurants near the scenic spots. Most are Vietnamese dishes with some are modified to fit westerners' tastes.


 

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