Best of the Southern Vietnam – 06 Days

Tour ID: V06S
Tour type: Private Tour, Culture and Heritage, Nature & Discover
Duration: 6 Days - 5 Nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Ho Chi Minh
End: Ho Chi Minh



Embark on a captivating 6-day, 5-night journey through the best of the southern Vietnam 6 Days, where you will have the opportunity to explore renowned landmarks like the Cu Chi Tunnels and immerse yourself in an unforgettable overnight experience on the enchanting Mekong River Delta.


  • Uncover history at the War Remnants Museum, Independence Palace, and Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Immerse in culture at the Cao Dai Temple.
  • Engage with locals at the bustling Ben Thanh Market.
  • Experience an overnight stay on the scenic Mekong Delta.
  • Explore the vibrant Cai Be Floating Market.


Ho Chi Minh City arrival, welcome and transfer to hotel

Be picked up by a tour guide and driver at the airport lobby. During the 30-minute drive to the city center, your guide will highlight the city’s attractions and provide insights on food, drinks, traffic, and culture. Transfer to your hotel upon arrival.

Please note that the hotel check-in time is at 14:00.

  • Meals: NA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Sai Gon

Exploring Saigon City a  full day tour: Independence palace, walking tour, War Remnant museum, Ben Thanh market

9:00 AM: Pick up from your hotel and visit the historic Independence Palace, including the North Vietnamese tank and preserved rooms from the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Enjoy a leisurely walking tour to Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, showcasing French colonial influences.
  • Continue to Nguyen Hue walking street and visit the stunning Saigon Central Post Office, designed by Gustave Eiffel.
  • Take a break for lunch (not included) and proceed to the renowned War Remnants Museum in the afternoon, offering unique perspectives on the Vietnam War.
  • Conclude the day with a visit to the famous Ben Thanh Market, ideal for shopping and savoring local street food.

Return to your hotel and enjoy free time to explore the city or relax.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Sai Gon

Embark on a special excursion to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and visit the Cao Dai Temple.

8h00 Am: Embark on an extraordinary journey starting from your hotel to the Cu Chi Tunnels, a significant site in Vietnam’s history.

Explore Cu Chi, an extensive underground city stretching over 250km, where the Viet Cong waged their resistance against American forces during the Vietnam War. These remarkable tunnels were meticulously hand-dug over two decades using only basic tools. Experience the tunnels firsthand with a special guided tour. Nearby, you’ll also visit the lesser-known Ben Duoc Memorial Temple, built in 1993 to honor the Vietnamese lives lost in Cu Chi.

Next, venture to the awe-inspiring Cao Dai Temple, one of Vietnam’s most sacred attractions. Caodaism is a distinct Vietnamese religion that incorporates elements from Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and even Roman Catholicism. If you time it right, you can attend the midday mass, a fascinating cultural experience.

Savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel in the afternoon, filled with unforgettable memories of this remarkable journey.

  • Meals: B, L
  •  Accommodation: overnight in Sai Gon

From Saigon to Mekong delta, visiting Cai Be, boat trip, biking, overnight in Mekong Delta

Meet our tour guide and driver for a transfer to Cai Be. Visit Cao Dai temple along the way. Upon arrival, board a private boat for a mesmerizing cruise along the Mekong River branch, immersing yourself in the vibrant life of the canals adorned with orchards.

Explore craft workshops for rice popcorn, coconut caramel, and rice cakes. Discover the ancient Phu Chau pagoda on village paths, where tranquility reigns, and interact with the friendly locals. Indulge in a delicious lunch at an open-air restaurant, savoring the famous local specialty, the elephant ear fish. Conclude your day by rowing a small boat in the canals, shaded by fruit trees, while relishing the delightful flavors of seasonal fruits.

Continue your boat journey to Vinh Long and meet the driver at the pier for a transfer to Can Tho. Arrive in Can Tho in the late afternoon and check in at your hotel. Enjoy your free time to explore the city situated along the Mekong River. 

Relax and make the most of your own discoveries in this charming destination.

  • Meals: B, L 
  • Accommodation: Overnight in Can Tho

Enjoy fruit garden tour, Binh Thuy ancient house

After breakfast, head to the pier for an exciting boat trip to the bustling Cai Rang floating market, the largest in the Mekong Delta. Marvel at the vibrant colors and aromatic scents as hundreds of sampans brim with rice, fruits, and crafts, all ready for early morning trade.

Depart from the market and continue your boat journey through picturesque canals, visiting a fruit garden (or optional nursery field by the river). Proceed to An Binh Market, teeming with an array of fish, fruits, and vegetables. Make a stop at the iconic Binh Thuy ancient house, featuring an enchanting orchid garden that served as a filming location for “The Lover.”

Return to Saigon in the late afternoon, where you will be transferred back to your hotel, bringing an end to this memorable adventure.

  • Meals: B, L
  •  Accommodation: Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

A private driver will conveniently collect you from the hotel lobby for your transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport, taking approximately 30 minutes.

Please note that for international flights, it is recommended to be at the airport 3 hours prior to departure, while for domestic flights, 2 hours is advised.

During rush hours (07:00 – 08:30 AM and 16:30 – 18:30 PM), the travel time from the city center to Tan Son Nhat airport may extend to approximately 1 hour.

  • Meals: B


  • English speaking tour guide following itinerary
  • All entrance fees and tickets mention on itinerary
  • Selected Accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Boat: Cai Be
  • Private car following itinerary
  • Meal: B: 04, L: 02
  • Bike: Cai Be
  • Service charges and Taxes


  • International flight from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the program


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    As a daughter who gifted my parents the “Best of the Southern Vietnam 6 Days” tour with VietnamTour247, I can confidently say it was a journey filled with unforgettable experiences. From exploring the vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh to cruising through the lush Mekong Delta, every moment was a treasure for my parents to cherish. The well-organized itinerary, comfortable accommodations, and knowledgeable guides made their trip truly memorable. Highly recommended for anyone looking to explore the beauty of Southern Vietnam.

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