MEKONG DELTA: CU CHI – MEKONG ONE DAY BY CAR

MEKONG DELTA: CU CHI – MEKONG ONE DAY BY CAR

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$62/Adult

This package is designed for those who have just one free day in Sài Gòn and want to experience two most popular destinations nearby the city, C Chi tunnels and Mekong Delta. It will be a long day and you will spend almost 5 hours on a van travelling from city center to the C Chi district, the Mekong Delta, and back to Sài Gòn. So if you have more than a day, we recommend you to make 2 different day tours to enjoy each tour at its best.

Highlights

  • Explore the vast network of underground tunnels used during the Vit Nam War
  • Learn about life in Vit Nam during the war time and see bomb craters and tank remains
  • Cruising along the Mekong River by motorboat
  • Enjoy hand-rowing sampan under the shady of water-coconut trees
  • Visit to a traditional workshop where they produce coconut candies, rice paper or rice wine…
  • Great value tour with hotel pick-up, entrance fees and round-trip transport included
  • Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience

Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel (Only District1) from 07:30am to 08:00am and after leaving Hồ Chí Minh City, we drive about 1,5 hours through the pleasant countryside before arriving at Bến Đình tunnels, Củ Chi. We may stop along the way for refreshments and toilet.

  • Upon arrival, you’ll watch a brief of propaganda video, which explains how the tunnels were used to successfully defeat American military forces in combat.
  • The tour continues and the guide explains some traps that were placed in the jungles of Vit Nam to either maim American soldiers or create panic amongst the ranks.
  • From here, you can enter one of the tunnel entrances and crawl through the tunnels is a real experience to imagine how people could live there for an extended period!
  • There is a shooting range where you can try to fire an automatic or semi-automatic weapons for a fee (this fee is not included)
  • Take some rest at the end for a taste of C Chi boiled tapioca and thinking what humans are capable of when having to defend their home.

We drive another 1,5 hours to Mekong Delta. Lunch is served at a local restaurant on the way.

  • Upon arrival, we board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy wonderful views of the Mekong River, including four famous islands “Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix”.
  • Stop at one of the floating fish houses, in nets and wire baskets under their house, the villagers cultivate freshwater fish and shrimp – a major export product of the region.
  • Cross the River to the other side, you will stop at a traditional workshop to witness a step-by-step process on how to make coconut candy, honey farming… while trying some yourself and listening to traditional music.
  • Enjoy what local people offer by hand rowing a sampan along the shady, breezy canal. We will transfer to local transportation called Xe Lôi to travel throughout the villages.

We drive another 1,5 hours back to Hồ Chí Minh city and drop you at your hotel or somewhere in District 1 on request. End of services from 5:30pm to 6:00pm.

Person Aldult (from 12 up) Children (from 5 to 11) Kid (under 5)
Price 62$ 48$ F.O.C

 

  • Air-conditional minivan
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 guests/group.
  • Vietnamese English-speaking guide
  • All boat trips (motorboat & hand-rowed boat)
  • All admission fees
  • Lunch (5-course set menu)
  • Drinks (2 bottles of 500ml/Person)
  • Snacks (fruits, candies, honey tea…)
  • Local taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only in District 1)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities (recommended)
  • Drinks (beer, soft drinks…)
  • Travel insurance
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$ 7 - seater car
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