Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta package - Les Rives

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta package

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A package that includes 2 best selling tours to Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta. Enjoy 1 free ticket to visit Bitexco Tower, an iconic tallest building located in the heart of the City.

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Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Tour by Luxury Speedboat

Authentic Mekong Delta Day Tour by Speedboat

 

1. Cu Chi Tunnels

Morning Half Day Program (5-6 hours)

7:00 am:  Early in the morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel’s lobby and bring you by car to your boat at Tan Cang pier.

7:20 am:  Then you will depart Saigon by speedboat. Within 15 minutes, the banks of the river change from city sprawl to lush jungle. A light breakfast of sandwiches or pastries, fresh tropical fruits and Vietnamese iced coffee (Ca phe sua da) is served, as your guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life.

8:50 am: You will arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site before the majority of larger bus tours arrive. Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ video to the Cu Chi area.

9:00 am: Explore the tunnel site, which includes weapon and booby trap exhibitions, navigating authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visiting different underground bunkers (kitchens, meeting rooms, ammunitions etc.), a firing range and much more. Try the local cassava root that sustained Viet Cong fighters for years.

11:00 am: Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch by the river, consisting of authentic fried spring rolls, chicken and beef dishes and soup.

11:30 am: Say goodbye to Cu Chi Tunnel and return to Ho Chi Minh City.

01:00 pm: Arrive back at Tan Cang’s pier. Les Rives staff will take you back to your hotel by car.

Afternoon Half Day Program (5-6 hours)* Les Rives also offers an afternoon schedule which departs at 11:00 am and returns to Ho Chi Minh City at 5:00 pm.

Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.

2. Mekong Delta

8:00 am: Your Mekong Delta Tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and bring you by car to your boat at Ho Chi Minh City pier.

8:15 am: The boat departs and you slip away from downtown Saigon via narrow canals and enter the verdant green tributaries of the Mekong Delta. A light breakfast is served on board.

8:45 am : Enjoy a brief stop at the ornate, overwater Tuong Van Pagoda, while your Mekong Delta Tour guide explains the importance Buddhism to many people of the Delta.

9:30 am: Visit a bustling, colorful riverside market full of local curiosities, tropical fruits and all manner of fish and shellfish. Great photo opportunities!

10:30 am: Reach the idyllic watery expanses of the Mekong Delta itself, known as the Delta of Nine Dragons for the 9 tributaries that splinter from the main Mekong River.

10:45 am : Turn off the delta into small, winding canals of the Thu Thua area, shaded by a canopy of foliage as you drift along lazily.

You will enjoy a rowboat trip along small canals of the Delta surrounded by thousands of coconut palms, you will visit a quaint Mekong village, and then a traditional farmhouse where you’ll sample coconuts and Mekong whisky. 

You’ll walk along the banks of the river to a traditional rural Vietnamese house where 3 generations live.

12:30 pm: Enjoy a traditional Mekong Delta lunch at a local pagoda prepared by our private chef. After lunch, you will visit an orphanage run by Buddhist monks.

01:30 pm: Visit a colorful Cao Dai Temple, one of the highlights of our Mekong Delta Tour.

02:30 pm: Return to the speedboat and depart for Ho Chi Minh City.

04:00 pm: Arrive back in Saigon. Les Rives’ staff will return you to your hotel by car.

Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.

 

Highlights

Visiting Cu Chi Tunnels - a significant hostirical site of Vietnam - and charming Mekong Delta region which is famous for it's fascinating agricultural cilvilization and blessed beauty. 

Travel on modern speedboat that brings much more great comfort and fun. It also provides with plenty of opportunity for breath-taking photos. 

Professional and knowledgable tour guide who is also dedicated, informative and attentive and really love what they are doing. Well trained and friendly crews would make the trip even safer more relaxing and enjoyable than you would ever wish for. 

Literal Vietnamese Cuisin for lunch which is prepared by local chef.

Free 1 ticket worth 200,000 Vietnamese Dong for each package to visit Bitexco tower the iconic and also tallest buiding located in the heart of the city. 

 

 

 

 

Route

  1. Ho Chi Minh City