Day 1: City – Cu Chi
08:30 Pick you up at hotel, we will visit the Former Presidential Palace, the central complex of architecture: the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, the Municipal Theater. Then we have a visit at the Fine Art workshop to know more about a special and wonderful kind of art only in Viet Nam which is made of the Duck Egg Shell
In the afternoon. transfer to the Cu Chi Tunnels (75 km from downtown). When arriving Cu Chi Tunnels, we have lunch in Vietnamese restaurant at a romantic Saigon river bank. Then Visit Cu Chi Tunnels to know how the Vietnamese people lived and fought under the ground during the Vietnam War. It is a 250km long underground fort, run several levels deep and consisted of innumerable trap doors, storage facilities, weapon factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens created by simple tools, crawl into the real tunnels (optional). There you will also discover many interesting history stories of Vietnam
For those who are interested, there is an opportunity to fire off rounds from a M16 or AK47 at the nearby firing range (option only, fee not included)
Finish tour back to Ho Chi Minh city.
When we go back to Ho Chi Minh city, you will enjoy AO show and have dinner cruise
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 2 : My Tho
Start at 8.30 AM heading out of the town, we travel by roads to My Tho city in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam's largest rice bowl. Along the roads you can enjoy the sightseeing with fantastic green rice fields, flower gardens, poultry and cattle farms. Enjoying the daily activities in countryside like: harvest, breeding. Then proceed to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, built in early 19 century, this is a national cultural historical relic and also famous religious attraction.
Arriving My Tho wharf, cruising on Mekong River, having the fresh coconut juice on the boat.
The boat will stop at a floating fish farm village to see small floating houses where poor people living by raising the fish under the house and know how hard the life of local people there. Up to island, visit bee farm village and enjoying honey with tea and kumquat together with local jams, move to next destination to enjoy Mekong folk music while enjoying seasonal fruits then visit the local factory to see workers making the coconut candy to learn more about this specific traditional trade. Then taking a sampan boat to go along a small canal to explore the local waterway life.
After that getting on a horse cart to a local market to see the True Vietnam, the Vietnamese typical things that you can never find in your country.
Finish the cruise we go back to the boat to go to Vietnamese restaurant for lunch then continue the journey to Vinh Long province, check in to stay home stay and have your own leisure at night then next day visit the special Cai Be Floating market and local workshop.
Day 3: Vinh Long Homestay