- Admire the stunning landscapes of the Mekong Delta
- Explore floating markets, fruit plantations and handicraft villages
- Visit historical sites and learn Vietnamese history
- Taste authentic Vietnamese flavours on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City
First, taste the flavours of Vietnam with a food tour in Ho Chi Minh. Then travel to the Cu Chi to see firsthand the wartime tunnel network used by the Viet Cong.
Spend two days admiring the stunning landscapes of the Mekong delta. Cruise across Thoi Son canal on a sampan and explore the islands. Visit fruit plantations and enjoy freshly picked delicacies. Also visit the Cai Rang floating market, one of the liveliest in the region, and handicraft villages.
Day 1: Arrive in Saigon; street food tour
Day 2: Explore the Cu Chi tunnels
Day 3: Saigon - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho
Day 4: Cai Rang floating market - Saigon
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh departure
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Accommodation in Saigon and Can Tho (twin/double/triple sharing) as per the itinerary
- Boat trip in Mekong
- A professional, English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees and visit fees
- A/C transportation during the trip
- Airport roundtrip transfer
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Drinks & other meals
- Tips and other personal services
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10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.Payment
A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.Travel Insurance
We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.Other Practical InformationAccommodation: Superior package: 3-star hotel in Saigon (Elios, Blue diamond or similar) + 3-star hotel in Can Tho (Ninh Kieu or SG Can Tho hotel or similar). Deluxe package: 4-star hotel in Saigon (Golden Saigon, Silverland center or similar) + 4-star hotel in Can Tho (Iris, West Can Tho or similar) If you have a large luggage, it is recommended you leave it at the hotel for convenience Arrival/departure info: Required at the time of booking or at least 3 days before departure Flexibility: The order of this tour can be change to match the time plan/interest of customers Itinerary: Can be slightly changed due to weather, availability and operating conditions and will be reconfirmed upon confirmation
Is Asia open for tourists?
Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.
As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.
What is the best month to visit Vietnam?
The best time to visit Vietnam is from December through March, since temperatures are not overbearing during this time of year, hovering between 20°C to 26°C, and the rainfall light. Vietnam’s weather during March and even early April allows for tours right across the country, although it can be a little colder in the north. Mid-April through June and September to November are considered low seasons because they see two periods of monsoon rain. Temperatures rise alongside humidity during these months, and you will need to be prepared for downpours, which can flood roads and cut off access to destinations. July and August are very hot, with nighttime temperatures hovering at around 26°C. You can find more information here.
How many days do I need to travel in Vietnam?
Knowing how long to spend in Vietnam is one of the tricks to having a great vacation. It is possible to cover the highlights of the country during a seven-day tour. However, for greater insight into its history and people along with a feel for what makes Vietnam so special, we advise opting for a ten-day trip instead. With this duration, you can experience everything from the floating markets of the Mekong Delta to the rush-hour traffic of Ho Chi Minh City! Spend two weeks in Vietnam and you can travel from the north of the country to its south (or vice versa) without constantly checking your watch.
What is the best time to travel to Vietnam?
The best time to visit Vietnam is from December through March, since temperatures are not overbearing during this time of year, hovering between 20°C to 26°C, and the rainfall light. Vietnam’s weather during March and even early April allows for tours right across the country, although it can be a little colder in the north. Mid-April through June and September to November are considered low seasons because they see two periods of monsoon rain. Temperatures rise alongside humidity during these months, and you will need to be prepared for downpours, which can flood roads and cut off access to destinations. July and August are very hot, with nighttime temperatures hovering at around 26°C.
Is a trip to Vietnam expensive? Will I need a visa?
Most travelers will find Vietnam an inexpensive country to visit. As our ultimate travel guide for Vietnam explains, both budget and luxury travelers are well catered for without having to break the bank. Good backpacker hostels will only set you back by around USD 10 per night. However, most consider staying in hotels during a Vietnam tour, since rooms in decent hotels even in big cities can cost as little as USD 40 per person, per night. Transportation is also a great value for money, and food is relatively cheap for the quality and quantity you will receive. Museum entry is usually around USD 2 per ticket.
Most nationals who wish to travel to the country require a visa, obtainable from your nearest Vietnamese embassy for USD 60 to USD 100 per person.