Either before or after your Mekong cruise a minimum of 2 nights is essential in order to see the romantic city of Saigon, now called Ho Chi Minh City. Staying in one of our partner hotels, the Riverside Renaissance or the Caravelle (Deluxe), you will tour round the key attractions in an air-conditioned car with an expert guide.
Day 1: Arrive in Saigon. Transfer to hotel. Free time at leisure. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 2: Saigon city tour - Cuchi tunnels. Visit to Reunification Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office, Former US Embassy, City Hall, War Museum of remnants. Shopping at Ben Thanh market. In the afternoon, drive to extraordinary Cu Chi tunnels, about 65 km (1 and a half hours drive) from Sai Gon. The complicated system of underground network was built by Viet Cong guerrillas. En route, you have chance to see rural people live and work. View occupations such as cashew nut farming, duck breeding, rice farming and production of rice paper, a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. Return to Saigon. Includes: (L).
Day 3: Departure. Free time until departure.
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