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Southern Vietnam Explorer & Phu Quoc Beach Break - Deluxe

5 stars

Full Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City! On arrival you will be welcomed by your guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the city of Ho Chi Minh City Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a bustling and vibrant metropolitan city in the South of Vietnam and is now the largest city in the country. Life here is fast paced with a chaotic energy that you can’t help but be attracted to with its exciting blend of ancient traditions mixed with modern city living. Wonder the streets and you’ll find ornate temples and mouth-watering Vietnamese street food next to soaring skyscrapers and Michelin dining. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

  2. Day 2

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Today you get the chance to explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels where you can explore the maze like tunnels that the Viet Cong used during the war. In the afternoon it is time to take a tour of the city, starting at the famous Reunification Palace, the home and office of the President of South Vietnam during the war. Carry on and explore the city’s own Notre Dame Cathedral as well as the Saigon Post Office next door with its romantic French colonial façade which still operates as a post office today. End the tour at the vibrant Ben Thanh Market where you’ll find everything from local fruits and nuts to all kinds of tourist souvenirs. Breakfast and lunch included. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

  3. Day 3

    Mekong Delta

    Say goodbye to Ho Chi Minh City and carry on Cai Be where you will board the Bassac for your idyllic Mekong Delta cruise. After an introduction to the ship and crew you can check into your cabin and enjoy life on board. The Bassac will take you towards Cho Lach canal on the Tien Giang River whislt you relax on board and enjoy lunch. On the canal you’ll be to watch the world go by with markets and villages slipping past where you can see local life carrying on as normal. During your cruise you’ll be able to stop at a village on the banks of the Mang Thit river and take a look at their day to day life as well as enjoy a tour around the orchard and rice fields nearby. Back on board you can enjoy a complimentary drink whilst you relax and watch the sunset before anchoring downstream from Tra On for the night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight on board the Bassac

  4. Day 4

    Mekong Delta

    Enjoy breakfast as you glide past a floating market in Tra On before carrying on towards Can Tho. Later on you’ll be able to explore a floating market for yourself with a stop at the Cai Rang market as well as visiting a local noodle factory before returning to the boat. Back on the boat you can sip your welcome drink as you float downstream on the Hau River as well as enjoying lunch overlooking the passing rice fields and forests. After lunch, you can enjoy another excursion on land to wander through the delta’s iodyllic countryside of rice fields, fruit trees and welcoming villages. Enjoy the rest of the day on board the boat before anchoring on the Mang Thit River for the night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight on board the Bassac

  5. Day 5

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Today you will finish your Mekong Cruise after breakfast and depart in Cai Be again before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City. Breakfast and lunch included. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

  6. Day 6

    Phu Quoc

    Take the morning to do any last minute shopping or sightseeing in Ho Chi Minh City before being transferred to the airport for your short flight to Phu Quoc Upon arrival in Phu Quoc, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel by shuttle bus where you can check in and spend the rest of day relaxing. Breakfast included. Overnight in Phu Quoc

  7. Day 7

    Phu Quoc

    Enjoy blissful days on the beach or explore the area. Imagine white sandy beaches and fringed palm trees swaying in the breeze and you have a pretty clear picture of Phu Quoc. A true slice of paradise, this tropical island offers a range of activities including colourful reefs to dive in, lush jungles to trek through and of course the pristine beaches to soak in the sunshine on. Breakfast included. Overnight in Phu Quoc

  8. Day 8

    Phu Quoc Departure

    Enjoy your last morning on the beachfront before heading for Phu Quoc airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and then connect with your departure flight. Breakfast included

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