DAY 1 : WELCOME TO HO CHI MINH CITY! (D)
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, which is still commonly referred to as Saigon, is a center of commerce, finance, culture and tourism in Vietnam. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to hotel for check in. A Short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City: The Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office, The Old Opera House, and The City Hall – known as The People’s Committee Building of Ho Chi Minh located at one end of Nguyen Hue Street, one of the most beautiful streets in this metropolis (both may only be viewed from the outside). Welcome Dinner on board an excursion cruise along Saigon River with show entertainment. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 2 : HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS – VUNG TAU (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels – An immense network of connecting underground tunnels that more than 200km long and 3 – 8 m deep, the tunnels were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous North Vietnamese fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces, and helped to counter the growing American military effort. Back to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch. Afternoon transfer to Vung Tau, a well-known coastal resort 125km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. It is a famous beach resort with long white sandy beaches and warm water whole year round. Upon arrival visit to Summer Palace of the Emperor Bao Dai. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant. Overnight in Vung Tau.
DAY 3: VUNG TAU – HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. We’ll continue to explore Vung Tau’s main attractions including one of the largest monument of Christ in Asia (St. Jacque Janerio), 18 meters high Goddess of Mercy, Thuy Van Beach and the Whale Temple dedicated to whales considered as the rescuing gods for local fishermen. After lunch, we will head towards Ho Chi Minh City and you can immerse yourself in recent history at the War Remnants Museum which exhibits photographs and weapons of the Vietnam War. The final stop will be bustling Ben Thanh Market – a fantastic place for you to buy variety of goods and souvenirs. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 4: HO CHI MINH CITY – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy your free time to explore this city until transfer to airport for flight home with sweet memories.