5 Days 4 Nights
Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula. With an estimated 94.6 million inhabitants in 2016, it is the 15th most populous country in the world. Vietnam is bordered by China to the North, Laos and Cambodia to the West, part of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the East and Southeast.
Ha Long Bay is an iconic Vietnamese landscape. Embarking on an overnight cruise though the azure waters is an experience like no other. Sunsets over the bay are magnificent and the mist rising off the waters adds an eerie, mysterious element to this geological wonder. It’s the number one tourist destination in Vietnam so it can be crammed during high season, but gazing at the limestone formations in the water is worth it.
Ho Chi Minh City is located in southeast Vietnam, the metropolis surrounds the Saigon River and covers about 2,061 square kilometres (796 square miles). Ho Chi Minh City is the most visited city in Vietnam, with 6.3 million visitors in 2017.
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, meet by our representative and transfer to hotel for check-in. A Short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City: The Hundred Years Red Cathedral (Notre Dame Cathedral), The Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall. Dinner will be served on Saigon River Cruise with show entertainment along the Saigon River at the end of the day.
After breakfast, a one and half hour drive takes you to Cu Chi where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing an web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Return to Ho Chi Minh for buffet lunch. After lunch, transfer to Vung Tau, situated 125km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. It is a famous beach resort with long white sandy beaches and warm water whole year round. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.
After breakfast, take Vung Tau city tour including Christ Hill (St. Jacque Janerio) , 18 meters high Goddess of Mercy , Thuy Van beach and Whale Temple dedicated to whales considered as the rescuing gods for Vietnamese fisherman in the east sea. Lunch at local restaurant before returning to Ho Chi Minh City with visit to War Museum, lacquer ware factory and handicraft center. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant
After breakfast, a two hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, get on a boat trip up Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son to taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs. Then, visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region. Lunch to be served with the Mekong Delta specialty. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon, visit to China Town and Thien Hau Temple. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant.
After breakfast, free and leisure then transfer to airport for departure flight and with a sweet memory.