Luxury Southern Vietnam – 5 Days

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Tour ID: V05S
Tour type: Private Tour, Nature, Relaxation, Cultural
Duration: 5 Days - 4 Nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Ho Chi Minh
End: Ho Chi Minh



Start and end in Hanoi! With the Explorer tour ” Luxury Southern Vietnam 5 Days “. You have a 7 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and 3 other destinations in Vietnam. Classic Southern Vietnam – 5 Great Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


  • Uncover history at the War Remnants Museum, Independence Palace, and Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Immerse yourself in culture at the Cao Dai Temple.
  • Engage with locals at Ben Thanh Market and experience the vibrant Mekong Delta life.
  • Witness the charm of the Cai Be floating market.
  • Explore the surroundings on foot or by bike.


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, L
  • 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 Sai Gon

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

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will meet our knowledgeable tour guide and driver, who will accompany you on your journey to Cai Be. En route, you will have the opportunity to visit the captivating Cao Dai temple.

Upon arrival in Cai Be, you will embark on a delightful adventure aboard a private small boat, gliding through one of the branches of the legendary Mekong River. Immerse yourself in the enchanting rhythm of life along the river as you explore the picturesque canals adorned with orchards.

Discover the artistry of local crafts at workshops specializing in rice popcorn, coconut caramel, and rice cakes. Engage in a biking or walking excursion along village paths, leading you to the ancient and exquisite Phu Chau Pagoda, where serenity pervades, and you can interact with the friendly local residents.

Indulge in a delectable lunch at an open-air restaurant, where you will have the opportunity to savor the renowned local delicacy, the elephant ear fish. Conclude your journey with a delightful experience of rowing a small rowboat through the shaded canals, while relishing the flavors of seasonal fruits.

In the late afternoon, return to Saigon, carrying with you the cherished memories of this enchanting Mekong River excursion.

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

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: 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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