2. HCM: Top Site Must Visit Cu Chi Tunnel & Mekong Delta Cruise
Option 1: Cu Chi Tunnel & Mekong Delta
This luxury full-day tour takes you from Ho Chi Minh city to two popular attractions, the Cu Chi Tunnels and the Mekong Delta.
7:30 AM - You will be picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city by a luxury car 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.
Option 2 : Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Tour
Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels on a guided tour from Ho Chi Minh city. Step back in time as you learn about how this vast underground network was used in the Vietnam war. Select the tour option to enjoy beer, fruits, snacks, and lunch during your tour. Depart from Ho Chi Minh City for Cu Chi Tunnels, just 60 kilometers outside the city. Visit the heroic district and learn about its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. Explore the 220-kilometer-long tunnel system with your guide.
Soak up the rural rice paddy scenery and sights of ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of the road. Imagine the state of this peaceful district back when it was a "Free Target Zone" and suffered great destruction and damage due to bombing.
See the remnants in Cu Chi that are evidence of the fierce battle that once took place here. At the end of the tour, hop back on the bus for the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Option 3 : Mekong Delta Private Full-Day Trip
Pick-up and drop off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and then travel towards the rural communities of the Mekong Delta. Pass green rice fields on the 1.5 hour to My Tho, where you will board a motorized boat and cruise along the River.
Make your way pass by some islets arrive at one. Explore the village on foot and enjoy some tropical fruits as you listen to traditional folk music performed by the islanders.
Join in with their daily activities and soak up the atmosphere of the natural surroundings. Get served lunch in an orchard garden before continuing along to Ben Tre province, visit a shop that makes coconut candy.
Relax in a hammock or take a bike ride around the island before the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.