9 days Phu Quoc — Ho Chi Minh — Can Tho — Mui Ne
Phu Quoc, Vietnam
DAY 01: ARRIVAL PHU QUOC (-/L/D)
You will land at Phu Quoc International Airport in Phu Quoc city. You will be warmly welcomed by car driver at the airport and the transferred to your hotel for check-in in Phu Quoc city and have lunch.
Afternoon, start visit Sim Wine Factory, you will have opportunity to see, hear from processing the delicious wines from fruit sim of owners sim wine production, stop in Fish Sauce Factory, you will have experience visit one of the many fish sauce distilleries in Duong Dong. Then visit Pepper Farm, you can also buy pepper products to bring home as souvenirs, to impress your friends and relatives.
The next, visit Waterfall Tranh Stream, you can explore the unspoiled nature, and immersed in cool water. The next stop is fishing Village, Ho Quoc pagoda.
Then, tour guide pick up you go to the town center restaurants for dinner, free time in the evening and visit Dinh Cau, Phu Quoc night market
DAY 02: LEISURE ISLAND GET AWAY ONE DAT TRIP (B/L/D)
After have breakfast, car driver and tour guide will pick up in the hotel.
Tour going to southern islands off the south tip Phu Quoc, on the way the bus will visit Pearl farm, the place you can find out procedures of pearl production.
Then you continue to harbor, get on the boat. The first stop for fishing, after that “two time for snorkeling”. The first time snorkeling about one hours then enjoy lunch, the second time snorkeling, so you can enjoy the warm waters and beauty of many color of fish underwater at coral reef kingdom
Lunch and fresh fruit platter will be served on board whilst you laze around in the tropical sun! On the return journey you will take you to Phu Quoc hidden treasure "Sao Beach" with it’s white sands and turquoise water, it’s an absolutely must see!
After have dinner, you are free explore Phu Quoc nightlife
DAY 03: PHU QUOC - HO CHI MINH (B/-/D)
After have breakfast, you can rest at the hotel, free swimming or shopping at Duong Dong town center. Then car drive will pick up in the hotel go to Phu Quoc International Airport, depart from Phu Quoc to Ho Chi Minh.
After check in hotel for overnight stay, you relax in the hotel.
At 6:00 pm, tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. You will be driven around Sai Gon to enjoy the city’s nightlife. Then you will be dropped off at Water Puppet Theatre where you will have 50 minutes for Water Puppet Show.
After the show, we take you to Sai Gon River to board on the junk for a boat trip cruise along the Sai Gon River, you will have a chance to admire Sai Gon city from the river. It is a great time and you will enjoy it very much. During a boat trip, we serve you a dinner with the nice melodies and enjoy the traditional music performances with traditional musical instrument. After your dinner cruise, you come back and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 04: HO CHI MINH - CU CHI (B/L/-)
After have breakfast, car driver and tour guide will pick up in your hotel.
Start the tour from the Post Office in colonial - style and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Then you go on to visit Thien Hau pagoda and a specific section that does not exist in any other city of Vietnam - a bustling China Town, where every board is in two languages: Chinese and Vietnamese. In the center of this exciting area is a grandiose market, Cho Lon, also known as "The Big Market." A lot of the Chinese people living in this quarter have obtained great trading success with their know-how, wisdom and dynamic work ethic.
After lunch, you head northwest to Cu Chi Tunnel, one of the very few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerrillas during the conflicts, are beneath the ground in Cu Chi. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was a base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the War was. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in late afternoon.
Free time in the evening and overnight at your hotel
DAY 05: HO CHI MINH - CAI BE - VINH LONG (B/L/D)
Pick up at your hotel & start to Mekong delta tour. Arrive in Cai Be, you will board a motorized boat that takes you to the floating market and spend time there for an interaction that you’ll see nowhere else in the world.
Then on foot to reach a coconut candy, a crispy rice cake and you might buy coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta for souvenir.
When you feel its enough for the serenity, let’s get back to the large motor boat for something different in An Binh Island. It is well-known fresh fruits whole year. On the way, you have a chance to look the sightseeing 2 long sides river and find out the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
After lunch, you are divided into many groups and get on small row boats. During this 20 minutes trip, your boat will zigzag thru a maze of shadow canals to enjoy the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery. Then you will ride bicycles and roaming through a village to check out our natural landscape with quite and peace villages or you can relax on a hammock for a short rest in Mekong Delta.
The next stop is Vinh Long City from An Binh Island, you will land on a marketplace and walk around to see how and what the poor rural people of Vietnam sell in Vinh Long City. You are encouraged to interact with the vendors and see how friendly and respectful they are. You might also buy many interesting things for very little amount of money.
After check in Can Tho hotel for overnight stay, free time in the evening and explore Can Tho nightlife.
DAY 06: NINH KIEU - CAI RANG - HO CHI MINH (B/L/-)
After breakfast, you board a boat and travel for about 40 minutes to get to our first spectacular landscape - Cai Rang floating market. This is the largest of its type in the whole Mekong delta. During this visit, you will have a chance to board a merchant boat that sells pineapples which come from Can Tho City.
After that, you continue on our riverine route for 5-7 minutes and then on foot to reach a noodle and a rice paper factories. The next stop is a rice processing factory where youll learn the many steps that transform "rice with a brown cover" to the delicious and beautiful rice grain that you consume daily. The time now should be around 12 noon. Time for lunch! Let’s go back to Can Tho for that.
You end our sightseeing trip at downtown Can Tho. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh by bus, well have a stop at an interesting point to rest and also have photographs.
After check in your hotel for overnight stay, you are free time in the evening
DAY 07: HO CHI MINH - MUI NE (B/L/D)
In the morning, driver car and tour guide will come to your hotel to depart to Mui Ne beach, where is about 120km from Ho Chi Minh City. On the way to go, you can get over view about the local people daily activities in different place in Viet Nam, you can also feeling a change any way between the big city with countryside… take nice view as well about the farm on the way to go.
Arrival Phan Thiet city, you visit Van Thuy Tu Temple – worships Nam Hai spirit, meaning “Ong” (the whale) according to the religion of sea fishermen. With all fisher here, “Ong” is the God who helped and saved fishermen when they meet accidents on the sea according to their opinion. And this God is always loyal to fishermen, therefore they love and respect this God all the time. After that, you will visit Poshanu Cham Tower - a group of Cham Tower temple vestige remaining in the old Cham kingdom.
When you arrival hotel in Mui Ne, you check in the hotel first, then break time for lunch. You will have sea food for lunch in local restaurant.
The Jeep and guide take you to visit the sand dune, you will see the white and yellow sand waves that were created by the wind on the vast sand dunes, that nice picture is! Have dinner then we pay you the free time to walking on the nice market that is opened in the beach.
DAY 08: MUI NE - HO CHI MINH (B/L/-)
You have breakfast at your hotel, the bus takes you visit Lotus Lake, then visit Fishing village, free time for swimming. Then you check out your hotel and depart to return Ho Chi Minh City, drop off at Phan Thiet Market to visit local market and shopping then continue back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Finish trip at 18:00, at your hotel, say goodbye and hope seeing you in next trip. After check in the Ha Noi hotel for overnight stay, you relax in the hotel.
DAY 09: HO CHI MINH & DEPARTUREa (B/-/-)
Free for passengers to do whatever they want at their own expense till the time for transferring to Tan Son Nhat International Airport where your tour ends.