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Discover some of Vietnam's must-visit attractions on these day trips from Ho Chi Minh City. Take a boat cruise down the legendary Mekong Delta and observe a simpler way of life at the river banks. Immerse into Vietnamese wartime history as you visit the extensive Cu Chi Tunnels and discover its significant role in the Vietnam War. Get a remarkable insight of Vietnam, whether you want to be close to nature or see where historical events took place.
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  1. No.1
    See beyond Ho Chi Minh City on a cruise along the Mekong River to see the prime source of food production in Vietnam. Get to visit a coconut candy factory, fish farm and fruit orchards. Finally, feast upon a delicious lunch of Vietnamese cuisine.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD63.00

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. No.2
    Venture toward the Cambodian border to the Cu Chi Tunnels left from the Vietnam War. Listen to personal stories from the local guides about the life underground during the time of conflict.
    English Available

    USD39.00

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    Experience life along the river banks of Mekong, and enjoy the scenery of the countryside of Vietnam. Stop by the Cao Dai Temple and the bustling riverside market with your local guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD112.00

    Daily
    8.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Discover a piece of history of Vietnam in this half-day tour along Saigon River, as you trek through the historic Cu Chi Tunnels dug by the Viet Cong guerrilla fighters in the late 60's.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD85.00

    Daily
    6.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Sail through the Mekong Delta in My Tho aboard a traditional hand-rowed Sampan boat. Pass through fishing villages and canals running through a tunnel of coconut trees!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD30.00

    Daily
    10 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Cruise along the river and down the delta on a rowboat to discover life on the Mekong. Savor traditional Vietnamese dishes for lunch including the special elephant ear fish, a must-try in Vietnam.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD40.00

    Group Discount
    Daily
    7.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Journey to Cai Be and Tan Phong Island to get a glimpse of what life is like as a local. Shop around the market and try your hand in making authentic Southern Vietnamese dishes.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD75.00

    Daily
    12 - 13 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Discover the rich history of Ho Chi Minh city as you make your way to Notre Dame Cathedral, Thien Hau Pagoda and Chinatown. Then venture out to the Cu Chi Tunnels to see the remnants of the war.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD34.00

    Daily
    9 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Discover the perils of war as you make your way across Cu Chi Tunnel's dark labyrinth dotted with remnants from Vietnam's past. Uncover the mysteries within the tunnel before visiting a cricket farm.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD102.50

    Daily
    7 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. See the unique Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh, a religious sect with a mix of different beliefs. Then, explore Cu Chi Tunnels, an elaborate underground refuge of the Vietnamese during the Vietnam War.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD42.50

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Journey to Mekong Delta and discover peaceful villages by the riverside. Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle with visits to busy markets, An Khanh village and a relaxing night in Can Tho.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD68.00

    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  12. Cruise down the river of the Mekong Delta to see the scenic tributaries and wildlife inside the enchanted Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, a part of this exciting three-day excursion from Ho Chi Minh.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD110.00

    Daily
    (morning)
  13. Take a speedboat out from Ho Chi Minh city to venture into the Can Gio Mangrove forest. Explore the wildlife in the biosphere reserve and stop by local markets with an English-speaking guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD1,058.00

    Daily
    9.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Sail through the Can Gio Mangrove Forest a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at the southern coastline of Vietnam. Take a speedboat to see the rich ecosystem and the different plants of the area.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD107.00

    Daily
    9.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Cruise through the Mekong river to enjoy the views of the rural life outside of Ho Chi Minh city. Discover the culture of Vietnam with visits to the Cao Dai Temple, markets, and more.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD1,109.00

    Daily
    8.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Take a speedboat out from Ho Chi Minh to discover the history of Vietnam through a private tour of the Cu Chi tunnels. Learn more about the Saigon river and the life of the Viet Cong fighters.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD845.00

    Daily
    6.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Go on a half-day tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Visit the Hoang Cam smokeless kitchen, discover the fighting bunkers and explore the tunnels on your own. Do not miss your chance to see a piece of Vietnamese history!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD92.86

    Daily
    5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Visit the lifeblood of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta River, at My Tho and enjoy a leisurely cruise aboard a hand-rowing boat. Then, get to visit orchard islets, the Vinh Trang Pagoda and Dong Tam Snake Farm!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD115.48

    Daily
    8 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)

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