Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong - Phu Quoc Island

Visit crowded busy streets in Ho Chi Minh City. Head down to idyllic fishing villages along Mekong Delta. Admire sun-drenched beaches of Phu Quoc Island. There are still a lot more in this 8-day trip which are enough to captivate you entirely.

Trip Highlights

  • Scuba-diving and snorkeling for observation of Phu Quoc's coral reef system
  • 3 days in Phu Quoc for your own discovering of the island's untouched beauty
  • Enjoy traditional "Southern Vietnamese folk song"

Trip Summary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

On arrival Tan Son Nhat International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel in downtown. Free at the rest of the day. Meals are on your own. Overnight in Saigon.

 Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City > Cu Chi Tunnel

Morning visit Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum. Lunch in a local restaurant. Afternoon enjoy a half day tour to 200-km-long legendary Cu Chi Tunnel, where was enormously devastated by bomb and mine. Visit the tunnels and watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla's food during the war). Dinner is on your own. Overnight in Saigon.

Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Delta > Ho Chi Minh City

Morning pick up at your hotel then leave Saigon, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda in My Tho, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Boat ride to An Khanh - a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan. Enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the local sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music". Visit a family business epitomizing the idyllic rural lifestyle. Meet the bus and return to Saigon with fascinating collection of beautiful memories. Drop off at hotel. Dinner is on your own. Overnight in Saigon.

 Vinh Trang pagoda

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City > Flight to Phu Quoc Island

Morning flight to Phu Quoc. Transfer to hotel for relaxing. Experience Phu Quoc's one and only stunning beaches, untouched natural environment, easy going and relaxed atmosphere, friendly locals, and fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling,... Rest of the day for your free time. Meals are on your own. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

 Snorkeling and Diving in Phu Quoc

Day 5: Phu Quoc Free Day

Free day in Phu Quoc for your relaxing on beach. Meals are on your own. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

 Star beach in Phu Quoc

Day 6: Phu Quoc Free Day

Free day in Phu Quoc for your relaxing on beach. Meals are on your own. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

 Phu Quoc beach

Day 7: Phu Quoc > Flight Back to Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Saigon. Arrive to Saigion, transfer to your hotel. Free at the rest of the day. Meals are on your own. Overnight in Saigon.

 Enjoy the night in Saigon

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City Out

Free until time for your transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Trip ends.

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

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