Depart from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel in a luxurious private vehicle and relax during the 2.5-hour drive to Tay Ninh, located on the verdant Cambodian border. Begin your tour at the breathtaking Cao Dai temple and delve into the intrigue surrounding the Cao Dai religion; see the sect come to life during a colorful midday ceremony and become enlightened as your guide offers insight into the rituals performed before you.
Appease your appetite with a traditional Vietnamese lunch and then descend to the subterranean mystery of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Hear of how the elaborate network was used as a military base by the Viet Cong and listen to tales of schools, hospitals and living quarters functioning beneath the ground during the Vietnam War.
Watch a short film about the significance of the underground structure and then crawl your way around the narrow passages. Refresh in the leafy forest after your energetic exploration and enjoy some steaming green tea and soft tapioca.
Take a short stroll back to your vehicle and relax during the journey to Wildlife at Risk (WAR), a non-profit charity that rescues local animals from mistreatment. Observe majestic creatures like the Indochinese leopard, the sun bear and the pygmy loris as you tour the facility and listen to intriguing commentary. After seeing all of the animals in promising stages of recovery.
Return to your private vehicle for the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City.