Classic Ho Chi Minh & Mekong Delta – 07 Days

Tour ID: V07S
Tour type: Private Tour, Authentic, Culture and Heritage, Nature & Discover
Duration: 7 Days - 6 Nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Ho Chi Minh
End: Ho Chi Minh


A 7-day and 6-night package tour of the best southern ” Classic Ho Chi Minh & Mekong Delta In – 07 Days “. Begin by exploring Ho Chi Minh City, the largest and most dynamic in Vietnam. Then take an excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels and experience the true Mekong River Delta life.


A 7-day and 6-night package tour of the best southern ” Classic Ho Chi Minh & Mekong Delta In – 07 Days “. Begin by exploring Ho Chi Minh City, the largest and most dynamic in Vietnam. Then take an excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels and experience the true Mekong River Delta life.


  • Discover history at Independence Palace, Cu Chi Tunnels, and witness the influence of French architecture.
  • Immerse in culture at Quan Am Pagoda, Kien An Cung Pagoda, and Cao Dai Temple.
  • Engage with locals at Binh Tay Market and experience the vibrant life of the Mekong Delta.
  • Enjoy walking, biking, and boating activities.
  • Embark on an excursion to a floating market, rural village, and visit local craft factories.
  • Experience a less touristy adventure.


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: Overnight 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
  •  Accommodation: Overnight 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 Can Tho

Embark on a Mekong discovery from Saigon: boat trip, biking in Ben Tre, visit craft village, interact with locals, garden tour, overnight in a homestay.

Begin your day at 8:00 AM with a hotel pickup for a transfer to the captivating region of Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta, renowned for its coconut candy production.

Arrive at Hung Vuong pier and embark on a delightful boat trip along the Ben Tre River, immersing yourself in the local daily life. Cruise through a canal to Nhon Thanh Village, where you’ll have the opportunity to savor fresh fruits. Hop on a bike or tuk-tuk and traverse charming village paths, soaking in the scenic beauty of coconut groves, rice fields, and vegetable gardens.

Indulge in a delectable lunch featuring the famous elephant ear fish in the village, followed by a leisurely walk to delve deeper into the local way of life. Experience a serene boat ride along a small canal shaded by wild palm trees. Disembark in Ben Tre and enjoy a 1-hour transfer to Cai Lay. Upon arrival, receive a warm welcome from your homestay host. Engage in the process of making Banh Xeo Nam Bo, a traditional regional dish, alongside your host.

Delight in a delicious dinner and spend a restful night in Cai Lay, immersing yourself in the authentic atmosphere of the homestay.

  • Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Overnight in Homestay 

Explore the Mekong: Fruit garden tour, Kien An Cung pagoda, Huynh Thuy Le’s house.

Start the day with a homestay breakfast and a scenic 1-1.5 hour bike ride from Dong Hoa to Tam Binh. Pass by durian, sapota, and longan gardens, and meet friendly locals. Visit the local village market before returning to the homestay for refreshments. (Optional: Take a 1-hour walk with a local guide and cycle to Ngu Hiep Island, known for its fertile garden created by the Mekong River’s alluvium. These excursions offer a unique and authentic experience.) If biking isn’t your preference, ask our tour guide for a motorbike ride.

Next, we’ll transfer to Long Xuyen via Sa Dec. Explore the Kien An Cung pagoda and Huynh Thuy Le’s house, famous from Marguerite Duras’ novel, “L’Amant – the Lover.” Discover the vibrant local market in Sa Dec, abundant with fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. Continue the journey to Long Xuyen and visit the Cao Dai temple and a crocodile farm along the way. 

Rest and spend the night at a comfortable hotel in Long Xuyen.

  • Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Overnight in Long Xuyen

Embark on a Mekong discovery tour! Explore the Long Xuyen floating village and visit Cu Lao Ong Ho island.

Embark on a captivating morning journey to the vibrant floating market and village in Long Xuyen. Witness the lively and authentic scenes on a serene tributary of the Mekong River, immersing yourself in the daily lives of riverside communities.

Delight in a boat excursion to Cu Lao Ong Ho, where a charming museum showcases the life of our esteemed president, Ton Duc Thang. Experience the tranquil beauty of the island as you embark on a scenic bike ride, taking in the peaceful landscapes.

In the afternoon, commence your return journey to Saigon, arriving in the late afternoon to check in at your hotel.

  • 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 specify whether you require the international or domestic hall.

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: Ben Tre, Long Xuyen
  • Private car following itinerary
  • Meal: B: 06, L: 04, D: 01
  • Bike: Ben Tre, Long Xuyen
  • Tuk Tuk: Ben Tre
  • Cooking class: Ben Tre homestay
  • 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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