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From Ho Chi Minh: Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta Full day

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Uncover the highlights of Southern Vietnam with our excursion to Cu Chi and the Mekong Delta. Experience a captivating fusion of history, culture, and the breathtaking beauty of nature.

Highlights

  • Visit coconut candy workshop to know how to make delicious candies by hand
  • Crawl through the narrow tunnels which are totally made by hand
  • Gain more knowledge about history, weapons and damaged self-construct traps, etc
  • Taste some fresh seasonal tropical fruits and enjoy the art of “Don ca tai tu”
  • Take rowing sampan through small beautiful canals

Description

Itinerary: Morning: Cu Chi Tunnels Tour 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Departure from Ho Chi Minh City Start your day early with a pick-up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Drive to Cu Chi Tunnels, located approximately 70 kilometers northwest of the city. 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Arrive at the Cu Chi tunnels where you will: Enjoy both countryside with big farming and jungle sightseeing. Watch a short documentary film about Cu Chi during the war Discover the cover of secret refuge and an incredible network of Cu Chi tunnels. Crawl through the narrow tunnels which are totally made by hand. Gain more knowledge about history, weapons and damaged self-construct traps, etc. Try to shoot with AK47 or MK16 riffles in a well supervised area (*optional with surcharge) Taste the main dish which locals ate during the war time: Boiled tapioca with hot pandan tea. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant near Cu Chi. Afternoon: Mekong Delta Tour 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Travel to Mekong Delta Depart Cu Chi Tunnels and head towards the Mekong Delta. The drive takes approximately 2 hours. 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Explore Mekong Delta Arrive in My Tho, a bustling town in the Mekong Delta known for its vibrant market and tasty snacks. Hop on a boat to cruise along the Mekong River and take in the scenic views of the Delta. Experience a traditional sampan ride along the canals and witness the daily life of the locals. Visit a tropical fruit garden, honey bee farm, and coconut candy farm to learn about the local agriculture and taste the sweet treats. Arrive at Dragon, Phoenix, and Unicorn Islets and participate in the following activities: Dragon Islet: Visit the fruit orchards and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern Vietnamese music. Phoenix Islet: Take a horse-drawn carriage ride and taste some local specialties. Unicorn Islet: Take a rowboat through the small canals and learn about the local handicrafts. Then visit the beautiful Vinh Trang Pagoda, a significant Buddhist temple in the Mekong Delta 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Depart from the Mekong Delta and head back to Ho Chi Minh City and be dropped off at your hotel, concluding the day's tour.

Includes

A/C transportation Free pick - up and drop - off in the center of Saigon English speaking tour guide Light snack with tapioca and tea at Cu Chi tunnel Fresh tropical fruits, honey tea and coconut workshop Have lunch at the local restaurant Entrance fees Bottled water

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