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Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Day 2 Cu Chi Tunnel – Cao Dai temple
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh – Vinh Long Homestay – Cai Be
Day 4 Cai Be floating Market – Vinh Long city
Day 5 Vinh Long back to Ho Chi Minh city for free shopping
Day 6 Ho Chi Minh Departue
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DAY 1
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH – ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Thong Nhat International Airport in Saigon, our guide will pick you up to hotel for hecking in hotel and taking a short rest.

(Check-in time at 14:00, early check-in is not inclusive and subject to the availability).

Meals: Lunch and Dinner at Restaurant

Accommodation at selected hotel in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 2
DAY 2: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNEL – CAO DAI TEMPLE

Meet our tour guide at your hotel and start our visit by vehicle to Cu Chi Tunnels, a must-see destination in Southern Vietnam. These Underground tunnels in Cu Chi have been known during the Vietnamese – American war. Visiting to the tunnel system is stretching over 200km and consists of three levels in depth (from 8 to 12 meters) will give you an introduction about a period of Vietnamese history and what materials that the Vietnamese people used to dig such a long tunnel system and how the local people use these tunnels during the war. You have the chance to crawl through this amazing system of tunnels. To have more “thrilling” experience, you can even test your shooting skills on original AK47s and other types of gun from past war times (subject to a surcharge).

We drive to Tay Ninh where the religion Cao Dai originated from in 1926. Cao Dai Religion mixes ideas from Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. By visit to this holy-see temple at noon time, we have great opportunity to see the worshippers in their costume during noon mass.

Meals: Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation at selected hotel in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 3
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH – CAI BE HOMESTAY - VINH LONG

The program will start with a visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables by the luxury boat of Mekong Travel

Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn …

It is so interesting to visit the handicraft village where you can see how they make some special products: making rice-net for spring-rolls, fish sauce & Soya sauce, cooking salt, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof…The best lunch will be served at local house

After lunch, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta.. Have some fruits and tea when enjoying the  traditional music at Ut Trinh home.

Check in Ut Trinh homestay (or other home-stay on An Binh Island).

One more thing to do in this trip is biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta..

Cooking some dishes with the owners. We enjoy diner and have cup of tea or rice wine when talking together. You can ask the locals about the culture, people, history of this Island. They do not mind to answer some personal questions. Overnight in a private room of local house

DAY 4
DAY 4: HO CHI MINH – CAI BE HOMESTAY - VINH LONG

Have a breakfast and walk along the village to enjoy the fresh air in the morning. Boat trip to visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay.

Our boat will go along the floating village. We will learn how to farm catfish on Mekong river . We can visit Vinhlong market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables…

The cruise will end at Vinh Long city then move for dinner at restaurant and you have free for your own

DAY 5
DAY 5: VINH LONG CITY BACK TO HO CHI MINH AND FREE SHOPPING

 After breakfast you will transfer to back Ho Chi Minh city for checking in Hotel for take rest then and have lunch at restaurant then Take halfday city tour for sightseeing: War Remnants Museum, photo stop at Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office

Shopping at Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Square, Takashimaya, Taka Plaza

Meals: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch and Dinner at Local Restaurant

Accommodation at a selected hotel in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 6
DAY 6: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel, Depart to airport

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