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Glimpse of Saigon & Mekong Delta 3 days

Ho Chi Minh – Glamorous Ben Tre

Despite short time in Southern Vietnam, you still get to see a hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City as well as a picture of this city from beginning, through wars and development to become the biggest city of Vietnam. A day trip to Glamorous Ben Tre offers great chance to learn about local lifestyle of the fascinating land – Mekong Delta.

  • Discover story of Saigon – a pearl of Southeast Asia
  • Explore the local life & people of Mekong with hands-on experiences
  • Enjoy seasonal fruit and visiting some workshop of local industries


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Welcome to Vietnam! You will be greeted by our tour guide upon arrival Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest city and commercial center of Vietnam. Check in your hotel then you’ll have a restful overnight at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing room
Meal: None
Tour guide: English speaking guide

saigon tour


Day 2: Ho Chi Minh – Glamorous Ben Tre – Ho Chi Minh

After breakfast, our tour guide and driver will pick you up at 7.30 am at your hotel then depart for a smooth ride to southern Ho Chi Minh City. After about one hour drive, we will stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda – one of the best-know pagodas in the region. It is great chance to learn about Buddhism practice in Vietnam, also, admire the beautiful architecture of this pagoda. Next, rejoin your vehicle to move to An Hoa bridge, Ben Tre province. Take the boat to visit a local factory to see many kilns to make activated charcal from coconut hard-shell.

Crossing Mekong river, called Cua Dai (big estuary) & Cua Tieu (small estuary), 30km far from the Eastern Sea, we arrive Tam Hiep Island. Walking on small village paths through huge orchards to arrive the local family to enjoy some kinds of fruits, honey-tea.
Next, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time. Walking / Biking on small village paths to a special farm where they are planting the creepers (called LA SAM). We pick up some leaves for making & tasting this special herbal jelly.

Biking/walking to have the best lunch at Ut Trinh’s home. After lunch, we back to our boat to come to Long Dinh Village and meet our river for a drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh Half Day Morning City Tour – Departure

After breakfast, our guide will meet you at the hotel then take you to the most highlighted places of Ho Chi Minh City. The story of Sai Gon will start with visit to War Remnants Museum where the darkest pages of city revealed. Next, visit other iconic symbols of city including Independence Palace, Notre Dam Cathedral, Central Post Office. Immerse yourself in the chaos of traffic and commercial activities of this fascinating city’s life and lights that never seem to stop. Afternoon will be free at your leisure. End of service.

Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast
Tour guide: English speaking guide


Saigon Street

Trip Inclusive:

  • Accommodation based on double/twin sharing room
  • Private transfer with air-conditioner van
  • Bottle of water and cold towel daily on the private van
  • Meals as indicated (without beverage)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees.
  • Regional and experienced English speaking guides

Trip Exclusive:

  • Travel insurances
  • Drink and meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal tipping and gratuities
  • International flight ticket
  • Others not mentioned above


Category Price valid from Jan 1st –  Dec 31st , 2023 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single supplement
Superior $275 $218 $179 $153 $66
Deluxe $361 $304 $265 $239 $150
Luxury $386 $329 $290 $265 $175


City Hotel Category
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Ho Chi Minh Sanouva

Deluxe room

Liberty Central Saigon City Point

Deluxe room


Deluxe room

Price from:
$150 / person

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