Located over 50km from Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for Original tunnels system of 250km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi tunnels was” A Free Target Bombing Zone “. The remnants visitors will see, show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants
Lunch in Mekong delta- My Tho after over one and half hour bus drive passing rice field. Then take a cruise on the Tien River to the Unicorn Island. On the way, you can see Dragon, Phoenix and Turtle Islands. You are going to enjoy the Southern Vietnamese Folk Music, it is performed by the local people who are living on the Island. After visiting the Coconut Candy Mill, enjoying honey tea and the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal, you should not miss. Before you are in Ben Tre province – “the country of coconut “, to see a typical agriculture model call “Garden – Pond – Cage”. Boat trip back to My Tho City. Heading back Ho Chi Minh City by bus.
Joining Group Tour: From VND1.250.000 (~$53.99USD) /Adult
7:30 AM – You will be picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city by a Luxury Mini Van and head to Cu Chi tunnels, where you will explore and learn about the Vietnam War resistance the US Forces.
11:30 AM – You will depart for Mekong Delta, stopping at a local restaurant on the way to enjoy a lunch of Vietnamese Cuisine.
1:30 PM – You will arrive at Mekong Delta, where you will take a row boat to paddle along the small canals under the fronds of the coconut trees lining both sides. Afterwards you will board the motor boat to cruise to the coconut island. You will disembark at a local family’s residence to enjoy tropical fruits, taste honey tea and wine, see how the local products are made, and enjoy a live local music performance performed by the villagers.
4:00 PM – Enjoy some time strolling along the countryside roads to get to know the locals going about their day. Relax with the peaceful atmosphere, then say goodbye and depart for Ho Chi Minh City.
Around 5:45 PM to 6:15 PM – You will arrive Ho Chi Minh city and be taken back to your hotel.
Was an amazing experience. The knowledge was next to none. Very well explained and English was spoken well. Both myself and my partner loved the experience and wished we had more time. Highly recommend this to anyone