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Saigon Adventure

Papaya Saigon Central Hotel
31 Oct

Tour Information

Option 1: Cu Chi Tunnels – Half Day Tour by BUS (8am – 2pm or 1pm – 7pm)

US$ 25/person (Air-con Minivan, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Watch a brief propaganda video – Learn about the traps used during the war – Discover the tunnels – Taste Cu Chi tapioca.

Option 2: Cu Chi Tunnels – Half Day Tour go by BOAT & back by BUS (8am – 3pm)

US$ 49/person (Speedboat, Air-con Minivan, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee, Lunch – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Cruise along Saigon river to Cu Chi tunnels by speedboat – Discover the landscapes along the banks on the way as well as seeing the busy streets of Saigon – Drop off at War Remnants Museum, Ben Thanh market or your hotel.

Option 3: Cu Chi Tunnels – Half Day Tour go & back by BOAT (7am – 1pm or            11am – 5pm )

US$ 85/person (Speedboat, light breakfast/lunch (morning/afternoon departure), English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Drive to Tan Cang pier – Board a motorboat to get to Cu Chi tunnels – A light breakfast (sandwiches/patries, fruits and coffee) is served while guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life – Watch a brief propaganda video – Learn about the traps used during the war – Discover the tunnels – Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch (spring rolls, chicken, beef dishes and soup) by the river – Back to your hotel.

 

Option 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Half Day Tour (8am – 12:30pm or 1pm – 6pm)

US$ 25/person (Air-con Minivan, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Visit War Remnants Museum (displaying old military equipment and other related items from Vietnam War) – Reunification Palace (formerly known as the Presidential Palace)   – Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Post Office (beautiful architecture from the French colonial period) – Jade Emperor Pagoda (one of the most attractive pagodas in City, dedicated to various Cantonese divinities, in a mixture of Taoism and Buddhism styles)  – Ben Thanh Market (being famous for a bustling market in the daytime and a night market in the nighttime).

Option 5: Cyclo City View (9:00am – 12:30pm or 2:00pm – 5:30pm)

US$ 23/person (Cyclo with rider, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Experience saigo’s insane traffic and wonderful city scenes by cyclo – Visit flower market, pet market, second-hand market and Binh Tay market – Head to an ancient pagoda to gain insights into Vietnamese spiritual practices – Back to the hotel.

Option 6: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels One Day Tour (8am – 6:30pm)

US$ 47/person (Air-con Minivan, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee and Lunch – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Visit Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office and Jade Emperor Pagoda – Have lunch – Head to Cu Chi tunnels – Watch documentary film – Learn about the traps and discover the tunnels.

Option 7: Cu Chi Tunnels – Mekong Delta – One Day Tour (7:30am – 6:30pm)

US$ 67/person (Air-con Minivan, Boat, English speaking Guide, Horse-Drawn Carriage, Traditional music, Entrance Fee and Lunch – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Visit Cu Chi Tunnels, a fierce battleground in the Vietnam War – Drive to Mekong Delta – Have lunch in My Tho –  Take a cruise on the Tien River to Unicorn Island and see Dragon, Phoenix & Turtle Islands – Enjoy the Southern Vietnamese Folk Music – Visit Coconut Candy Workshop, taste honey tea and experience amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal – See a typical agriculture model “Garden – Pond – Cage” – Visit Ben Tre province, home to the coconut trees  –  Take a boat trip to My Tho and back to Ho Chi Minh City by bus.

Option 8: Ho Chi Minh Night Light (5:30pm – 9:45pm)

US$ 41/person (Air-con Minivan, Cyclo, Water Puppet Show, Dinner, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Enjoy Water Puppet Show- a traditional art connected with spiritual life of Vietnamese people Listen a song from northern singer while enjoying  1-hour water puppet show  Continue to the harbor by cyclos for dinner cruise  See the city lights and panoramic views of Saigon  Enjoy Vietnamese cuisine on the cruise.

Option 9: Dining on the Deluxe Cruise (6:30pm – 10:00pm)

US$ 30/person (Air-con Minivan, English speaking Guide, Cruise Ticket and Dinner – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Drive to the pier – Board a boat – Try the delicious dinner – Enjoy the traditional music –Cruise along the river and experience the most beautiful side, relaxing and romantic with bright lights of Saigon.  

Option 10: MEKONG DELTA: Vinh Long – Cai Be One Day Tour go & back by BUS (7:30am – 6:00pm)

US$ 49/person (Air-con Minivan, Boat, Rowing Sampan, Bicycle, Cooking Class, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee and Lunch – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Drive to Cai Be – Board a motorboat and cruise along the Mekong river – Stop by some local house-boat for having fresh fruits and see how local people do their business on water – Visit some traditional workshops such as rice paper, coconut candy and pop rice – Row sampan in the canals – Cycle around the local village – Visit a family and learn to cook traditional Vietnamese dish.

Option 11: MEKONG DELTA: My Tho – Ben Tre One Day Tour go & back by BUS (7:30am – 4:30pm)

US$ 36/person (Air-con Minivan, Boat, Rowing Sampan, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee and Lunch – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Drive to My Tho – Board a motorboat – Visit Vinh Trang pagoda – Cruise along  a vast network of canals and channels of Mekong river – Visit floating fish farm – Discover hand rowing sampan along the canal – Witness a step-by-step process on how to make coconut candy and honey farm while listening to traditional music – Have lunch at the riverside restaurant.

 

Option 12: AUTHENTIC MEKONG DELTA TOUR go & back by BOAT (8am – 5pm)

US$ 114/person (Speedboat, Light breakfast, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fee and Lunch – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Drive to the pier – Board a motorboat to visit Mekong Delta – A light breakfast (sandwiches/patries, fruits and coffee) is served while guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life – Visit Tuong Van pagoda and riverside market – Reach the idyllic watery expanses of Mekong Delta – Turn into Thu Thua area and enjoy rowboat trip along canals – Visit Mekong village and farmhouse and sample coconuts & Mekong whisky – Walk along the riverbank – Having lunch – Visit Cao Dai temple – Back to your hotel.

Option 13: MEKONG DELTA: Cai Rang Floating Market – Two Days Tour (7:30am – 6:30pm)

US$ 114/person (Air-con Minivan, Boat, English speaking Guide, Entrance Fees, Accommodation, Meals – Hotel Pick up and Drop off)

Day 1: Drive to Mekong Delta – Board a motor-boat and cruise along canals of Mekong River – Visit coconut candy workshop, try snake wine and learn how to make pop-rice or rice paper – Visit tropical fruit garden, listen to traditional music and enjoy hand-rowing sampan – Have lunch at riverside restaurant  Drive to Can Tho – Overnight in homestay in Can Tho.

Day 2: Have breakfast–Take a boat to visit Cai Rang market – Walk on the village and leant about daily routines of the local people – Visit flea market, noodle factory and tropical fruit garden – Spend time for cycling around the village – Have lunch at local restaurant in Can Tho or on the way back to HCM.

Option 14: Saigon Inside Out – Motorbike Tour (8am – 11:30am or 2pm – 5:30pm or 6pm – 9:30pm)

US$ 37/person – Motorbike, Guide, Local Meal and Drink – Hotel Pick up and Drop off

An informative ride to every corners of Saigon – See the differences among districts from modern town to slum area, from shady road to narrow alley, from busy street-market to riverside market  –  Stop at coffee shop to learn how to make Vietnamese coffee and enjoy it yourself.

Option 15: Street Food Lover – Motorbike Tour (5:30pm – 10pm)

US$ 48/person – Motorbike, Guide, Street Food and Drink – Hotel Pick up and Drop off

Travel with motorbike around different street-food areas and try steamed rice paper, pancake, fresh spring roll, grills & hotpot and learn how to make them by yourself – No more different tourists or local people, no more different nationalities or languages, just common ground for all street-food lovers.

Option 16: Water Puppet Show (5pm – 5:50  or 6:30pm – 7:20pm)

US$ 11/Ticket

A traditional Vietnamese Water Puppet Shows remains one of the cultural draws for most travellers to Ho Chi Minh City. Depicting the culture, traditions and folklore of Vietnamese life, visitors are entertained by puppets acting on a ‘stage’ of water accompanied by live old-fashioned music played on authentic instruments. The musicians are often positioned to one side of the stage adding in sound effects and songs as the people-styled puppets, dragons, fairies and other ornamental figures dance across the stage.

*Prices are subject to change without prior notice.