A great combination between Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels within one day. This private day trip is perfect for those who are keen on learning about local culture and history. Besides boat trip to explore the life on water of local people on Mekong River Delta, tourists will also have time to visit Cu Chi tunnels – a great place to learn about the history of Southern Vietnam during the war time.
- Explore the maze of tunnels in Cu Chi
- Taste a charming cup of unsophisticated honey tea in bee farm
- Enjoy the fresh air along the canal and wonderful water coconut tree landscape
- Special lunch in Mekong
- 01 water and tissue/pax
- English speaking tour guide
- Private air con high quality car/van
- Entrance fees, fruits and honey tea
- Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta
What's Not Included
- Gun shooting at Cu Chi
- Tips, VAT, travel insurance
- Drinks and personal expenses
Price for Private tour
07:00am Pickup and transfer to Mekong Delta 09:00am Arrive in My Tho. Embark a made of timber motor boat (20 minutes) to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through unpolished creeks, enchanting fisherman's port, stilt houses (half on land, half on water).
From there, we’ll continue to take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a charming cup of unsophisticated honey tea. After that we walk around peaceful villages and discover the life of rustic people in Mekong Delta.
Moreover, you enjoy the fresh atmosphere and get things small and personal from this journey now. We get on small row boats (try feeling to row boat by yourself). With this 15 - 20 minutes trip, you’ll see all type of interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around, while enjoying the fresh air along the canal and wonderful water coconut tree landscape. Get away from the city that is it all about!
After you enjoy its serenity, let's get back to the large motor boat for something different. You'll explore some orchards along 2 long sides of a canal. Then we cruise to a village where the sweat smell coconut candies are in the air. To satisfy your curiosity, we'll get to a village that has many small shops that make coconut candy and hand-made items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta. You might learn that those people can wonderfully make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees. It is actually attached from the villagers' daily life. 11.00am – 12.00pm, it’s time to enjoy lunch in My Tho.
After lunch, heading to Cu Chi. 14:00pm, we arrive in Cu Chi Tunnels (Ben Dinh). Then we will watch a propaganda film a wartime propaganda film showing how local guerilla fighters were "American Killing Heroes" (a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed).
We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels in Cu Chi. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers.
- You can try to real gun shooting for extra (not excluded)
- 17:00pm Tour ends at your hotel in Saigon.