Are you a tourist who likes to explore new cities, experience new cultures or simply the bustling and dynamic atmosphere of urban people coming to Vietnam? There will be no better option than Ho Chi Minh City. Different from the tranquillity and classic of Hanoi capital, Ho Chi Minh City is a testament to a modern, dynamic and youthful city by its flexible way of catching up the era. The land here has grown and is seen as a place of convergence of cultural colours throughout the country. Coming to Ho Chi Minh City, you will not be surprised by this multiculturalism, which has created a dynamic city that is constantly changing and always young and fresh. Coming to Ho Chi Minh City, you will be overwhelmed by its rapid development day by day, every day the city can find many new things, more attractive energy, holding any visitors. come here. More and more to the south of Vietnam, to the Mekong Delta, large fields, wide rivers, glorious houses on the river gradually replaced the vibrant electric lights, crowded vehicles. , bustling residents. We are moving to the idyllic land, the false people of the rustic countryside of the Mekong Delta. So let’s go to explore Ho Chi Minh City & Mekong Delta Stylish and Stunning 4 days tour. 

 

1. Day 1: Visit and wander around Ho Chi Minh City 

Ho Chi Minh City is located in the middle of the rich South region, bordering the South of the Southeast and the Northern Fringe of the Southwest. It is the most populous and largest city in Vietnam. Because it is a city populated by people all over the country. The city is also known by a different name is Saigon, and people living in the city are called Saigonese. Walking around Saigon, there will be no shortage of attractive places. Although there is a restriction that the weather in Saigon is very hot, most tourists prefer to walk or sit in cyclo to see the whole city. Because they feel the dynamic, innovative atmosphere here and enjoy watching. Start the journey to visit the city with the first place is Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Saigon. 

The church was born during the French colonial period, imbued with French architecture. People often like to sit in the park opposite the church in the morning, drink a cup of coffee and chat about life, it becomes like a lifestyle in the city. A way away you can visit the Reunification Palace, a solemn place containing the historical relics of a glorious Vietnam. Walking through some nearby roads, you can visit the City Post Office, which is the check-in place for many visitors because the post office still retains its classical architecture. In the afternoon, you can stop by Ben Thanh Market, a famous market in the city to see a few items with characteristics of each different region. If you are a fan of Renaissance architecture, then you will be surprised to easily find a large square of the Opera House in the middle of the long Saigon. 

In the afternoon, you can stroll on the Saigon River with the city's water bus system. The bus with the route from District 1 to District 2 is guaranteed to capture all the best moments of the city on the way, the high-rise buildings along the river connecting the green grass reflected on the surface of the Saigon River. creating a beautiful scene amid the sunset. In the evening you can pass by Nguyen Hue walking-street and at night it will become crowded. This is the gathering place for street entertainment activities such as singing, dancing and the most outstanding dining of Saigon at night. If the answer to the question of the play area that young people often come to at night, the answer is Bui Vien Street, also known by the other name is West Bui Vien Street. This is a place that attracts a lot of foreign tourists by the shops and discos close together with colourful lights in the night and live music all night. You can sit in a certain restaurant with a street view, sip a drink and chat with friends all night. Almost all tourist destinations in Ho Chi Minh City but one place you must visit at night is the Starlight Bridge in District 7. Bridge with colourful neon lights Combined with the square and the fountain system has created a wonderful relaxing scene, making you will not be overwhelmed when standing on the bridge to watch the city under the shimmering lights, fanciful. The atmosphere here will surely make you excited and recognize the characteristics of Saigon: dynamic and youthful.

In the afternoon, you can stroll on the Saigon River with the city's water bus system. The bus with the route from District 1 to District 2 is guaranteed to capture all the best moments of the city on the way, the high-rise buildings along the river connecting the green grass reflected on the surface of the Saigon River. creating a beautiful scene amid the sunset. In the evening you can pass by Nguyen Hue walking-street and at night it will become crowded. This is the gathering place for street entertainment activities such as singing, dancing and the most outstanding dining of Saigon at night. If the answer to the question of the play area that young people often come to at night, the answer is Bui Vien Street, also known by the other name is West Bui Vien Street. This is a place that attracts a lot of foreign tourists by the shops and discos close together with colourful lights in the night and live music all night. You can sit in a certain restaurant with a street view, sip a drink and chat with friends all night. Almost all tourist destinations in Ho Chi Minh City but one place you must visit at night is the Starlight Bridge in District 7. Bridge with colourful neon lights Combined with the square and the fountain system has created a wonderful relaxing scene, making you will not be overwhelmed when standing on the bridge to watch the city under the shimmering lights, fanciful. The atmosphere here will surely make you excited and recognize the characteristics of Saigon: dynamic and youthful.

Tickets to visit the Palace (including Exhibition "From Norodom Palace to Independence Palace 1868 - 1966"

                 Adults: VND 65,000 / person.

                 Student: VND 45,000 / person.

                 Children: VND 15,000 / person.

The fare for one round trip or return of waterbus is 15,000 VND / ticket. 

Cyclos renting for 10-12 guests with a city tour in 3 hours is about 500,000 VND

 

2. Day 2: My Tho - Ben Tre 

My Tho

Leaving the crowded city, we change the wind with a journey to the west of the river. The first place is My Tho City with hundreds of years of boat sailing. About 2 hours by car from the city, so exploring the whole beauty will not take too much time. Some places you can pay attention to such as Vinh Trang Pagoda, Dong Tam snake farm, Tien Giang Museum, Thoi Son islet, Water Well, Bathing Wharf ... In addition, visitors can also take a boat at Lac Hong wharf to visit the islets of the river, to eat fruits, to visit a farm to make honey, to listen to special Southern Vietnamese cabbage songs … 

When coming to the city, you will take a boat to Thai Son islet in the middle of the river to visit. Activities such as visiting beekeeping for honey, four-season orchards, each season will have different tropical fruits such as rambutan, durian, longan, ... (you will be eating and buying at the garden), enjoy the folk songs through the sweet voices of indigenous people here, or interesting river fishing activities, ...My Tho is also famous for its diverse system of temples, pagodas, and churches. Each temple has a different architectural beauty. Some places to mention are My Tho Chief Church, Buu Lam Pagoda, Vinh Trang Pagoda with ancient Champa architecture and hundreds of meters high Buddha statues. In Can Tho, you can try one or some of the local food and special dishes such as  Banh Mi Nem Nuong, Hazelnut, Haelnut snails Purple Banh Tet Banh Cong Fried Pork Skin My Tho Noodles...

 

Ben Tre

Continuing the journey to the West. Let's explore a new land, a land of coconut trees and canoes floating on the rivers. That is the land of Ben Tre, a province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Like My Tho, Ben Tre is also famous for its dunes, bays and fun activities and tourist attractions on the river. Some places that can be mentioned are Quy dunes, Phung dunes, Fruit garden, Vam Ho bird sanctuary, Cac Lan Vuong tourist area, Lang Be, and pagodas, etc. by boat has become a feature of Ben Tre. You will be able to participate in canoeing, fishing, trapping fish with very nostalgic rudimentary tools, horseback, riding, fruit picking, etc. These fun activities are modelled after the daily activities of People create interesting real experiences for travellers. The charming scenery of the river, without any trace of urbanization, the atmosphere here is always very pleasant, fresh, a typical image of the southern countryside of Vietnam. 

In addition, the land of Ben Tre is also famous for being the home of so many national heroes, the land of brave people. Therefore, there is a lack of historical tourism sites such as Nguyen Dinh Chieu Tombs, Dong Khoi guerrilla village, etc. Because it is a tropical land, the tourism promotion of Fruit Garden and flower village is very developed. They combine tourism and trade of fruits and ornamental flowers for economic development and tourism such as Lach market flower village, Cai Mon fruit garden, …

A wild place that you must definitely go there. is the Vam Ho Bird Sanctuary. You will be admired by birds over 84 different species of wildlife living in an open ecosystem, listening to the call of a hoe and cajoling, walking in the woods, leaning back in a swinging hammock under Forest foliage, breathe the fresh air of the Ba Lai River. There are also some eco-resorts where you can stop to rest and dine after tiring tours. You are going to have unforgettable memories as well as the amazing experiences with our suggestions and useful information in Ben Tre when you enjoy the special local food of Ben Tre such as Chuoi Dap, Banh Canh, Duong Dua, Bun Rieu,...


 

3.  Day 3: Can Tho - Cai Rang Floating Market

Let's come to the most famous city in Mekong Delta, Can Tho city. This is the most developed and civilized city in the West. The city has all the modern civilization and rapid development, especially tourism. Therefore, you will not have to worry about when visiting the city. There are all sorts of travel options such as motorbikes, tourist cars, bicycles and especially if you want an open space to take pictures of yourself, there's also a Cyclo hiring service.

 As a tourist city, Can Tho has taken care of each place, making every place a tourist destination. Some interesting places to visit: Binh Thuy ancient house, Ninh Kieu wharf, Love Bridge, Truc Lam Zen Monastery, My Khanh Fruit Garden, .. and especially Cai Rang floating market, a large floating market most of the city, the experience is very interesting. Binh Thuy ancient house is a very special tourist attraction, with an outside architecture influenced by French architecture but inside retains the ancient Vietnamese architecture. A cultural cross makes this place a crowded check-in place. Back to Can Tho, you have to come to My Khanh Fruit Garden, a vast garden with more than 20 different tropical fruits: plums, guavas, longans, ... competing with the most colourful fruits in the South. The delicious, strange taste creates a sense of relaxation and comfort for you. In the evening, when the city starts to light up colourful lights, it is also a good time for you to visit one of the largest bridges in the Nma Bo area, Can Tho bridge. With a length of 16 km, the Can Tho Bridge is lit by thousands of colourful lights that make the Hau River sparkle brightly on weekends and holidays. You can dine on board and visit Ninh Kieu wharf in the evening. Standing from the pier overlooking the river, reflecting the colourful lights and dining on the train, waiting for you to go around the city, an interesting experience, right?

The best time to visit Cai Rang floating market is in the early morning when the market is just right. You will have a chance to observe and feel the life of people on the boat on a new day. Sightseeing boat with an open structure will take you along the Tien Giang River, invading the floating market. You don't have to go to other canoes to buy food, canoes, drinks and many other goods will approach your boat to offer to buy. The scene of boats carrying fruits, crops with different colours will form a beautiful dither picture on the river. Due to the nature of the West of the river and the intersection of many cultures, Can Tho is very diverse in specialities such as Banh Mi Nem Nuong, Oc hat de, tet Tim Banh, curvy ball, crispy and dense pork skin, My Tho's delicious speciality. 

 Journey To The Amazing Mekong Delta 2 Days

4. Day 4: Back to Ho Chi Minh - visit Cu Chi

Returning to the city after exploring the Mekong Delta, you can visit a historical and ecotourism site, Cu Chi Steel. This is a land bearing national historical markers. The pride of the people here is the Cu Chi Tunnels. One of the most elaborate tunnels in the world. Counting with your tunnels, you will experience the tunnel, see how the Vietnamese people arranged to live underground during the war, admire the rough agricultural weapons and tools. Profile. In addition, you can also see how to make rice paper and rice wine by the hands of the locals, enjoying the war specialities of bamboo rice and sesame salt. Some of the fun activities here are modelled on old war activities such as crossing tunnels, overcoming obstacles, mocking battles and shooting guns. Dams will be the entertainment full of new and interesting. When you come to visit Cu Chi, you are going to not only explore as well as experience the beauty and the special architectures of Cu Chi tunnel but also learn more about how difficult it is for the Vietnamese soldiers to live and get through the war in the past.

After returning from Cu Chi you can still participate in shopping activities for the last day in Ho Chi Minh City. Shopping at shopping centres in District 1 such as Vincom Dong Khoi, Bitexco and experience the cafes with balconies overlooking the street in the complex of apartment complexes like Nguyen Hue near the pedestrian street. Sit upstairs watching the bustle of the city under the lights of colourful buildings. Another scenic spot that you may be interested in is the Landmark 81 building. It is revealed that there is a cafe with a beautiful space on the 61st floor of Vinpearl Landmark building, with a view that can be viewed entirely, City view, and Saigon River. Or you can walk the park at the foot of the 81 landmark building with the observation decks on the green lawn, overlooking the residential area to see all the excitement and dynamism of the city. Some tips you should notice: 

  • Avoid travelling on the street in peak hours due to the severe traffic jams 

  • Should not come back to accommodation late to avoid robbery

  • Riding fast to prevent accidents at night

  • Cover your precious belongings like bracelets, watches,...

Best Of Southern Vietnam Packages 10 Days

Four days exploring all the sights of Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, feeling the Vietnamese lifestyle through ever-changing rapidly. A young, dynamic and modern city. Do you know why Vietnam is among the topmost livable countries in the world? That's because the people of this city always know how to enjoy their lives. The youth and the hobby of participating in outdoor activities make the city like never sleep, the wrap, the street lights never turn off. It is the energy that they bring that the atmosphere here becomes so attractive to tourists. Not only the dynamism and modernity of the city but the southern region can give you the fresh, peaceful atmosphere inherent to a simple Vietnam. To take part in daily activities of people in the Mekong Delta, to enjoy the natural beauty and to experience the unique trading activities, characterized the Southwest region. These experiences will definitely not be found in any other land, experiences that are very ordinary but become attractive through the eyes of tourists. These things become a pride for Vietnam tourism because tourism is not only displaying beautiful images of the country but also showing the truest images of people, lifestyle and culture. long-standing country.