6-Days Ho Chi Minh Floating Market Tour

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Ho Chi Minh

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Ho Chi Minh

Trip overview

Experience the best of Ho Chi Minh City and the captivating floating market on this immersive 6-days guided tour. Discover the hidden gems of Ho Chi Minh City as you explore its timeless alleys, ancient pagodas, and bustling markets. Delve into the vibrant culture and rich history of this dynamic city, where modern skyscrapers coexist with traditional landmarks. Journey to the Mekong Delta and witness the mesmerizing spectacle of the floating market, where local traders sell their fresh produce from colorful boats. Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle, sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine, and cruise along the scenic Saigon River for an unforgettable dinner experience. Join our group tour and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Visiting the historic Cu Chi Tunnels and learning about Vietnam War history
  • Hotel in good location with daily breakfast
  • Cruising along the Mekong Delta and experiencing rural life along the river
  • Cruising through the bustling floating markets of Cai Rang
  • Experience with Dinner Cruise on Saigon River

Itinerary

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City you have a chance to experience wandering timeless alleys to ancient pagodas, teeming markets, gourmet restaurants, and skyscrapers. You can also visit Cai Rang floating market – among the can-not-miss experiences in Southern Vietnam. And you will have a chance to have 1 dinner on cruise in the Saigon river

Arrive Ho Chi Minh –check In Hotel (N/A)

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh airport. Pick up by our driver with your name and transfer to your hotel.

Checkin hotel after 14h00 (you can check in hotel early if the room is available)

Have free and easy at your leisure time

Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

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Day 2: Join group tour - Cu Chi Tunnel half day (B) – Morning or Afternoon trip

Have breakfast at your hotel.

07:30 – 08:00: Pick up at your hotel and depart to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving.

Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. Return to hotel in Saigon at around 14h00

Night 2: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

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Day 3: Join group tour – Mekong Delta Tour - Can Tho (B, L)

Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive around 2 hours to Ben Tre province by the Mekong River. We will stop on the way for refreshments and toilet.

Upon arrival, we board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy wonderful views of life along the Mekong River. 

Stop at a brick kiln, where the locals work among clusters of beehive-shaped structures that churn out millions of bricks each year in handy traditional style. They offer a fascinating glimpse at a local industry.

Crossing the River to the other side, we will stop at a traditional workshop to witness a step-by-step process on how to make coconut candy while trying some yourself.

Visit a local family to see where they make traditional mats and enjoy some fruits and tea. It is a chance to interact with local people to know more about rural life.

Enjoy what local people offer by hand-rowing a sampan along the shady, breezy canal. 

Take a motor cart or cycle ride on shady roads, pass by green fields and vegetable plantations, and find out about tropical culture from the villagers. 

Lunch will be served at a riverside restaurant with a Vietnamese set menu. Please request in advance if you have a food allergy, you are a vegetarian.

Drive to Can Tho, the capital city of Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, we check in to a rustic homestay. Take a rest and enjoy a peaceful time within the authentic village. Tonight, you will join a cooking class guided by your local host and enjoy your wonderful dinner 

Night 3: Overnight at homestay in Can Tho

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Day 4: Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)

Get up early; then have breakfast before taking a motor-boat along the river to Cái Răng floating market, the largest of its kind, where colorful boats carrying juicy fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanging. 

We continue the cruise and walk on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the residents as they go about their daily routines. Visit a flea market, a noodle factory, and tropical fruit gardens like papaya, mango, pineapple…

After that, we say goodbye to your host and continue our trip to Cái Bè village where you can have lunch at a local family house. Drive back to Hồ Chí Minh City and complete the tour excursion by taking you back to pick up point. 

Night 4: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

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Day 5: Ho Chi Minh free time – Join group Dinner on cruise (B, D)

Have breakfast at your hotel. Free time in Hochiminh

18h30 – 19h00 Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel, we drive among the busy traffic to the city harbor. You will embark on one of the boats (a traditional or modern boat will be subject to availability).

We start cruising between 1 to 1,5 hours along the Sai Gon River while dinner is served with a five-course Vietnamese food. At the same time, you will also enjoy listening to traditional music and watching the city’s beautiful lights at night.

Disembark the boat by 9 pm and transfer back to your hotel or drop off somewhere in District 1 on request.

End of services.

***Menus are subject to change without notice. However, we will do everything we reasonably can to make sure everything goes according to plan.

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Day 6: Ho Chi Minh Deparure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. You will have free time until transfer to the airport by driver for your flight departure

Trip ends.

Note: Check in time- 14.00pm and check out time- 12.00pm

Includes:

Destination 3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Ho Chi MinhCalista Saigon HotelAlagon Saigon Hotel Hotel Majestic Saigon
Can ThoHomestayNinh Kieu Riverside Victoria Can Tho Resort

Cancellation by customer

  • Cancellation received before 50 days: FREE of charge (except flight and train ticket)
  • Cancellation received before 40 days to 49 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received before 20 days to 39 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received before 20 days prior arrival date or no show: 100% of total rate

Note: Flight and train ticket are not refundable

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • Under 04 years old: Pay only flight & train ticket (sharing bed & food with parent)
  • 05 – 07 years old: 50% adult rate (sharing bed with parent)
  • 08 – 10 years old: 75% adult rate (sharing bed with parent)
  • From 11 years old: 100% adult rate with extra bed

Travel with Sun Getaways Travel, you can easy to:

  • Extend and adjust your trip in a convert way.
  • Extend their stay to other places around Vietnam such as Nha Trang, Sapa, Da Lat, ect.
  • Upgrade to 4 or 5 stars accommodation
  • Upgrade to small group or private tours

IMPORTANT:

Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar or higher standard without notice.

Wheelchair-accessible staterooms are available on request and subject to availability. Surcharges may apply.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfer by private car with driver
  • 4 nights accommodation in Ho Chi Minh Centre
  • 1 night accommodation in Can Tho
  • English speaking guide tour to Cu Chi tunnel
  • English speaking guide tour to Mekong Delta tour
  • English speaking guide tour to Dinner Cruise
  • Bus transfer for the tour to Cu Chi tunnel and Mekong Delta, Dinner Cruise from hotel
  • Meal as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Tax and service charge

Price Excludes

  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages
  • Visa to Vietnam

Surcharge

  • Single room supplement: 126 USD per person
  • Surcharge for 4 stars hotel: 45 USD per person
  • Surcharge for 5 stars hotel: 184 USD per person
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