Spectra of Southern Vietnam
Life on the Mekong River

Spectra of Southern Vietnam

Overview


The Spectra of South Vietnam is one of Vietnam packages for the travelers to have a glimpse of the highlights of southern Vietnam from the Metropolis Sai Gon to the wild and pristine Mekong River Delta. We’ll also travel back in times of the big war of this country to admire the locals’ resilience once put to test. There are opportunities to taste the local fine cuisine served in elegant restaurants on the tour.

The hotels chosen for the tour are from 3-star to 5-star luxurious ones upon request, all located in the heart of Sai Gon, convenient for getting to the fine-dining restaurants, the tourist attractions and the shopping areas.

“The Spectra of South Vietnam is to sample Vietnam to come back in the future...”


Day1    Arrive in Sai Gon (D)
Day2    Sai Gon - Cu Chi - Sai Gon City Tour (B/L/D)
Day3    Sai Gon - My Tho - Ben Tre - Sai Gon (B/L/D)
Day4    Depart Sai Gon (B)

The tour price includes

  • English speaking guide;
  • Twin-shared accommodation as indicated on the itinerary;
  • Meals: B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner;
  • All land transfers as indicated on the itinerary;
  • Boat cruise on the Mekong River as on the tour itinerary;
  • Admission fees during the gued times as indicated on the itinerary;


The tour price doesn’t include

  • Insurance of any types;
  • Drinks & other personal expenses such as phone bills, laundry;
  • Early check-ins and late check-outs: Check-in time is normally at 1400 and check-out time is normally at 1100. This is dependent on each hotel policy.
  • Others not clearly mentioned in the inclusions;

 

Itinerary


Day1 Arrive in Sai Gon (D)
Arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airpot of Sai Gon, you’ll be welcomed by our tour guide and escorted to the hotel. You have free time at leisure until our tour guide comes back and escorts you out for the welcome dinner cruise on the Sai Gon River. At night the Metropolis Sai Gon full of light can be viewed from the best angle.
Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day2 Sai Gon - Cu Chi - Sai Gon City Tour (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
We travel 70 km to Cu Chi once famous for the legendary tunnel system which at the height stretched over 250 km. At Cu Chi, you can check out these tunnels of 3 levels by crawling through the dark and narrow ways; you'll also learn more about the life of the local people during the war. We drive back to Ho Chi Minh City in time for lunch. 

Cu Chi tunnel was built from 1948 and gradually turned into system of tunnels which sheltered the VC during the war. In the tunnel, there are dormitories, toilets, meeting rooms, dining rooms, water wells and even a rudimentary hospital which made it possible for the fighters to stay underground for weeks.

In the afternoon, we’ll go funky with the rhythm of the vibrant Sai Gon. We’ll explore the War Remnants Museum, the Re-unification Palace, China Town, Thien Hau Temple and the exotic Ben Thanh Market. Then we’ll get back to the hotel and you have free time at leisure. In the evening, we’ll head out to sample the fine cuisine of southern Vietnam at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day3 Sai Gon - My Tho - Ben Tre - Sai Gon (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Today we’ll travel into the verdant Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. Upon arrival, we’ll enjoy a boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal with the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides. We’ll experience the My Tho wholesale fruit market, then proceed our journey to the Tortoise Island.

Lunch is served in the canopy an orchard. After that our boat trip brings us on the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, under the shadow of the water coconut trees. We’ll visit a family where you can learn about the agricultural lifestyle; we’ll travel through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son Island and enjoy a rowing boat trip on the creeks before cruising back to My Tho where we rejoin our car and travel back to Sai Gon.

You have time for refreshment before we take you out for a memorable dining experience at a local restaurant. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day4 Depart Sai Gon (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You have free time at leisure until we transfer you back to the airport for your departure flight. We trust you had a nice vacation in southern Vietnam with Private Tour Vietnam.