6-Day Best of South Vietnam Tour

Private Groups

Experience the Real Vietnam

Kid-Friendly

Join us on this epic southern Vietnam adventure. Let us guide you around the best of the region, you’ll get to experience it all! From delving underground at the Cu Chi Tunnels to trying out local tasty treats, the fun continues as you speedboat your way into Cambodia!

Highlights

Experience Ho Chi Minh City Like a Local

Cruise Along the Mighty Mekong

Discover Hidden Culinary Gems

Experienced English-Speaking Guide

Learn About Vietnam’s Unique History

Speedboat Ride Into Cambodia

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Tour Details
Price

4-star accommodation:

  • 1 person $1,665
  • 2 people $895 per person
  • 3 people $855 per person
  • 4 people $835 per person
  • 5 people $685 per person
  • 6-7 people $615 per person
  • 8-9 people $595 per person
  • 10+ people $555 per person
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Please note – Children up to 3 years old are free of charge, while children 3-11 years old will be required to pay 75% of the adult rate. Please see our FAQs page for further pricing details.


Season

We operate all year round, except for Vietnamese New Year, which runs from February 11th-14th, 2021


Trip specifications

This tour only operates as a private tour meaning it is fully customisable. All group sizes can be accommodated. We provide child seaters for little kids.


Pick-up & drop-off

We will collect and return you to any hotel located within Ho Chi Minh City.

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If you are staying out of the city we can collect you for an extra charge depending on the distance. Please get in touch for prices.


Included
  • All Entrance Fees
  • All Transport
  • All Taxes
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • One Full Lunch – note we can cater for any dietary requirements just be sure to get in touch beforehand

Not included
  • Gratuities for Your Guide & Drivers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Other Meals
  • Accommodation – for information on how we can assist with arranging your accommodation please see our FAQs page

What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Light Jacket
  • Raincoat or Poncho

What to wear

Please be sensitive to the local customs and ensure you dress respectfully

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Loose, free-flowing clothing is preferred given we will be visiting local communities. Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times.

Itinerary
Day 1: Hit the Ground Running!

skyscapers on water

Your experienced tour guide will be waiting to collect you from the airport. We will transport you directly to your hotel in our comfortable air-conditioned van. You’ll instantly get to experience the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, spotting other vehicles and pedestrians amongst waves of scooters. Your guide can offer local knowledge about your surroundings as we travel through the centre. They will also give some local recommendations for places to eat on your first night in our great city.

Day 2: Hoi An - Cycle Tour to Tra Que Village

cyclos riding on road next to taxis

On this guided tour you’ll experience Vietnam’s rich tapestry of history, culture, and lifestyles. We’ll venture to ‘every corner’ of Ho Chi Minh City. First, we’ll stroll through the city’s pretty Ho Thi Ky Flower Market then take a cyclo through some bustling local markets, then heading to the Thien Hau Pagoda. After stopping for a delicious, traditional Vietnamese lunch, our afternoon will be action-packed with amazing city landmarks. Our day will end at the memorial of the iconic self-immolated monk Thich Quang Duc.

Today you’ll visit: The City’s Biggest Flower Market • Thien Hau Temple • War Remnants Museum • Notre-Dame Cathedral • Independence Palace • Opera House • Hotel Continental • City Hall • Bitexco Building • Mong Eiffel Bridge • Thich Quang Duc memorial.

Today you’ll travel by: Cyclo • Foot

Trip inclusions: All Entrance Fees • All Transport • Bottled Water

Day 3: Cu Chi Ben Dinh Tunnels Followed by a Street Food Tour!

blonde man climbing out of trap door underground

This morning we will explore the Cu Chi tunnels to learn how Viet Cong fighters survived in this ingenious underground labyrinth during the Vietnam War. En route, we will make a pitstop at a local rubber plantation and after you’ve been in the tunnels you’ll even get the chance to shoot some guns! Later in Ho Chi Minh City, we will take in the evening atmosphere of the city as we stop to taste the best of the local delicacies at four hand-picked, traditional eateries. Be prepared to try some delicious and unique food.

Today you’ll visit: A Local Rubber Plantation • Cu Chi Ben Dinh Tunnels • Local Eateries

Today you’ll travel by: Air-Conditioned Vehicle • Foot

Trip inclusions: All Entrance Fees • All Transport • Bottled Water

Day 4: Tan Phong Island & Overnight Stay in Can Tho City

young woman standing with older woman both smiling

Sit back and relax this morning as our ‘sampan’ takes you along serene canals of the mighty Mekong River. These hidden waterways are engulfed in lush vegetation and local villages where you can admire the colours and culture alike. While on our travels we will visit the secluded Tan Phong island. Here we can stop off at a tasty fruit orchard, experience the enchanting music of Vietnam, and take a guided bicycle tour of this marvellous island.

Later, we’ll head to the Vinh Long Pier and market where you can see even more of the specialities the Mekong has to offer. Finally, we will head to Can Tho to reach your accommodation. We’ll have the chance to relax and explore the beautiful nightlife and tasty cuisine of the night market.

** We can arrange accommodation for those with scooters**

Today you’ll visit: Mekong River •Tan Phong Island• Vinh Long • Local Performances• Native Homes• Can Tho • Local Eateries

Today you’ll travel by: Foot • Bicycle • Private Boat • Moped • Air-Conditioned Vehicle

Trip inclusions: All Entrance Fees • All Transport • Bottled Water

Day 5: Floating Markets, Temples, and More!

temple surrounded by flowers and trees

We have another great day in store for you today! We’ll head straight out onto the water on our own private boat and head to the biggest floating market in the whole of Asia, Cai Rang! You will get to experience local produce being sold first hand from boat to boat. After the market, we will head back to the hotel for some breakfast before checking out and taking a scenic drive to Chau Doc. Here we will check out Ba Chua Xu temple, at the foot of the Sam Mountain before taking a Xe Loi trip through some local villages before finishing up in Ba Sa fish square.

Today you’ll visit: Cai Rang • Chau Doc • Ba Chua Xu Temple • Local Villages • Ba Sa Fish Square

Today you’ll travel by: Foot • Xe Loi • Private Boat • Air-Conditioned Vehicle

Trip inclusions: All Entrance Fees • All Transport • Bottled Water

Day 6: Cruise Into Cambodia!

speedboat driving past apartment complex

You certainly won’t be disappointed with our final day! We will begin by boarding a public speedboat run by Victoria Hotels and Resorts from Chau Doc where you will say goodbye to your guide. Then you’ll speed along the Hau River to Vinh Xuong international border for Vietnam/Cambodia. After immigration, we’ll continue our fast cruise along the Mekong River and arrive in Phnom Penh. We will head straight to Sisowath Quay for around 1.00 pm.

Today you’ll visit: Chau Doc • Hau River • Vinh Xuong • Phnom Penh • Sisowath Quay

Today you’ll travel by: Public Speedboat

Trip inclusions: All Transport • Immigration Assistance

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