Exploring the Mekong Delta in Vietnam

One-day itinerary: Mekong Delta Exploration

Country: Vietnam

1 Day

Mekong Delta, Vietnam: From Saigon, you will be driven to Cai Be Village in the Mekong Delta (approx. 2.5 hours). At Cai Be board a private boat to explore Cai Be floating market and visit local families making popped rice (a favorite of the team!), coconut candies, rice paper and various other local homemade Vietnamese products from the Mekong area. Then you’ll have lunch in a beautiful traditional garden house and be presented with local dishes such as elephant ear fish rolled and wrapped with rice paper and different Vietnamese vegetables and fruits served with tamarind dipping sauce

After lunch, you’ll carry on with your boat trip to Vinh Long, passing small and beautiful canals with peaceful tranquil villages. Time permitting you can even visit a local brick/pottery factory.

After this your private transport will pick you up in Vinh Long and will drive you to Mr Nam’s homestay in Can Tho. The home stay is in Cai Tac and it is about 16 km away from the city. Check in at the home stay and then relax as you get to know your hosts – your guide can help with translating with the family, so don’t be shy – you can ask questions about their life and the history of their country.

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Caravelle Hotel Bar

One-day itinerary: Backstage Pass to Saigon Culture and History

Country: Vietnam

1 Day

Take in two of Saigon’s iconic buildings with behind-the-scenes tours of the incredible AO Show at the old Saigon Opera House followed by a historical tour of the Caravelle Hotel where correspondents from NBC, CBS, ABC and many other foreign news organizations were based during the Vietnam War. Your special evening will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the lobby of the Caravelle Hotel in Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City. The Caravelle’s General Manager Carl will be there to meet you and …

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Saigon Vietnam tour

Classic Saigon Tour

Country: Vietnam

4 Days | $1,090

Saigon, the city on the river, is more than just the modern day city it appears to be. It is filled with history, beauty and culture. This four day tour allows you to experience the Saigon many people miss through all the hustle and bustle. Allow yourself to relax and go out and see a new side of this incredible city.

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Tour Saigon, Vietnam by motorbike

One-day itinerary: Saigon Culture and Culinary Experience by Motorbike

Country: Vietnam

1 Day

Saigon is a vibrant and bustling city. Relax as you sit behind your trusty motorbike driver for a journey where you can combine some of the classic historical highlights the city has to offer (Reunification Palace, museums, pagodas, Cho Lon, etc.) with getting a real insight into local life behind the main streets.

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