4 Nights 5 Days
Destinations : Saigon – Mekong Delta – Cu Chi – Siem Reap – Angkor
Today arrive at Saigon (now known as Ho Chi Minh City) – the most vibrant city of Vietnam. Upon arrival at the airport, transfered to the city centre to check in at the hotel. Evening, we start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace is the colonial-styled Central Post Office, one of the city’s major landmarks. Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House (outside) and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walking to Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods. Overnight at the hotel in Saigon.
Today proceed to My Tho upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 island in the area for sightseeing. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the local people through the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. After that enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. Enjoy your light lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River with the Elephant Ear fist. Evening, drive back to Saigon with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pogoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture. Overnight at the hotel in Saigon. (B/L)
Today after breakfast visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. This afternoon, we transferred to the airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, pick up by our representative from the airport and transferred to the hotel. The day is at leisure. Overnight at the in Siem Reap. (B)
This morning, we explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor explore royal city and was the last capital of the Angkor Empire, The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings. Last visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty. This afternoon we visit Angkor Wat temple, the Cambodia's ancient temple is one of the wonders of the oriental world. It is a replica of the universe according to the Hindu mythology. Angkor Wat five famous towers rise into the sky, a geometrical arrangement of numerous galleries, adorned with beliefs and the stone images of celestial Apsara dancers, as well as portals, chambers and courtyards. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap. (B)
This morning you will be transfer to airport for the flight back home or your next destination. (B)
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