SAIGON - CU CHI - MY THO
04 DAYS 03 NIGHTS
Day 1: Saigon Arrival – City Tour (D)
Reunification Palace / Old Post Office / The People’s Committee Hall / French Opera House / Saigon Square
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, meet and greet by local tour guide & transfer to city center. Afternoon, you will enjoy half-day city tour of Saigon. Reunification Palace a historical monument and having in itself the essence of Eastern culture. Throughout the heroic battles, this amazing work of architecture had witnessed almost every high and low of the Vietnamese war. Dinner at local restaurant Old Post Office A fantastic French Colonial architecture building having Roman archesxand gilded glass windowsThe People’s Committee Hall (outside) one of the oldest, biggest and most beautiful French style buildings in Ho Chi Minh City, functioning both as a city institution and as the city’s most prominent landmark today French Opera House (outside) stands the magnificent Saigon Opera House with the iconic Caryatid statues. Shopping at Saigon Square.
Day 2: Saigon – Cu Chi – City Tour (B/L/D)
Cu Chi tunnels / Ar-Rahim Mosque / Famous Lacquer and Handicraft Factory Center
After breakfast, proceed to visit: Cu Chi Tunnels – a network of tunnels more than 200km long and 3 – 8 m deep, dug during the warfare days and is about 70km north west of the city, back to Ho Chi Minh. Ar-Rahim Mosque, the first mosque in Vietnam. It was built in 1885 and mainly serves Malaysian and Indonesian groups every weekend Famous Lacquer and Handicraft Factory Center
Day 3: Saigon – My Tho (B/L/D)
My Tho/ Mekong Mosque / Thoi Son Islet / Fruit Garden / Ben Thanh Market
After breakfast hotel, 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, Coconut Candy, Longan Honey tea. 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 in the Mekong Mosque. Return to ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon, stop at Ben Thanh market for shopping of good quality Telekung,
Day 4 : Saigon Departure (B)
Breakfast, free at leisure then transfer to Airport for flight home.