The tour offers a unique blend of history, culture, and adventure through the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City and the picturesque town of Hoi An.
Experience the bustling atmosphere of Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City and discover historic sites including the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of underground tunnels used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
You'll then travel to Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is famous for its ancient architecture, cultural heritage, and charming atmosphere. Here, you'll take a walking tour through the town and a cycling tour through the countryside to see traditional villages, rice paddies, and local farms. This tour is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Vietnam's diverse culture and learn about its rich history.
Whether you're interested in history, culture, or outdoor activities, this tour has something for everyone.

  • Explore the famous spider-net underground tunnels of Cu Chi
  • Cyclo ride through the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City and learn about its rich history.
  • Discover the well-preserved ancient architecture and traditional culture of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Take a leisurely ride through the countryside, seeing traditional rice paddies, rural villages, and local farms.
  • Interaction with local villagers, learn about their daily lives and culture during the countryside cycling tour.
Trip Length: 6 days | Trip Style: Explore | Trip Theme: Culture & local life | Physical Rating: | Start/End city: Ho Chi Minh City/Hoi An
Places visited: Saigon Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Hoi An
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Ho Chi Minh city - Vietnam
Saigon by night - Ho Chi Minh City

Xin Chao! Welcome to Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City.
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Previously known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city and a thriving commercial hub of Vietnam. It is a melting pot of cultures and a perfect blend of old and new, East and West, which is evident in its rich history and fascinating architecture. The city buzzes with energy from early morning to late at night with its bustling streets and locals going about their daily lives. After checking into your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to relax or take a stroll around the central quarter to get a glimpse of the city's charm. It is the chance to venture in to the vibrant culture of Ho Chi Minh City and savour the local cuisine.

Accommodation in hotel in Saigon center.

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Private airport transfer
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Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam
Sagon cycle tour

Depart Saigon on a one and half hour drive for a visit to the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the most iconic war relics in Vietnam and the world. The underground city, located in Cu Chi district, about 75 km northwest of Saigon, served as a stronghold for Viet Minh and Viet Cong during the anti-French and American Wars. The tunnels stretch for over 200 km and consist of three levels with a complex system of tunnels featuring living quarters, fighting bunkers, hospitals, military workshops, cinemas and more. This is a unique opportunity to understand the strength of the people's determination during war times, as you venture into one of the tunnels and experience it firsthand.

After a morning at the Cu Chi Tunnels, return to Saigon for lunch and a short rest.

In the afternoon, embark on a delightful ride through the bustling streets of Saigon on a cyclo (three wheel pedicab) . Enjoy the sights and sounds of the city, and visit some of its most important attractions including the War Remnants Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, and the Independence Palace (former Presidential Palace of South Vietnam). Experience the charm of Dong Khoi street (formerly Rue Catinat) made famous by Graham Greene's best-selling book "The Quiet American", and take some time to explore the bustling Ben Thanh Market, filled with an array of local products.

The evening is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Private vehicle
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Cu Chi Tunnels discover
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Ho Chi Minh City sightseing
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Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Hoi An ancient town from other bank of river
Japanese bridge Hoi An - Vietnam

Take a short morning flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to the charming city of Hoi An, with an optional stop to visit the Marble Mountains.

Declared a World Heritage Site, Hoi An is a picturesque town located on the banks of the Thu Bon River. During the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, Hoi An was a bustling trade port and a hub for merchants from both East and West. Today, the city's well-preserved ancient architecture, traditions, and lifestyle make it one of the biggest attractions in Vietnam and a unique heritage site.

After checking into your hotel in Hoi An, you will embark on a walking tour of the city to discover its charming sights and sounds. Visit the Hoi An market, ancient houses, temples, museums, the famous Japanese covered bridge, and more. The remainder of the day is free for you to enjoy fantastic shopping and to explore the city at your leisure.

Accommodation in hotel in Hoi An.

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Private transfer
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Flight Saigon - Da Nang
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Walking tour of Hoi An ancient town
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Hotel in Hoi An
Cycling Hoi An country - Vietnam tour
farming activity in Hoi An - Vietnam tour

This morning, take advantage of the free time at your leisure to relax, take a swim on the Hoi An beach. or indulge yourself with some fantastic shopping of tailor-made dresses. Hoi An is famous for its tailors who can make custom-made clothing in a matter of hours. You can also visit the vibrant markets and shops that offer a wide range of local products, from traditional textiles to handmade crafts.

In the afternoon, at about 1.00PM, embark on a Hoi An country cycling tour and a sunset cruise on the Thu Bon River.
Cycle through breathtaking villages and lush green farmland, visiting local homes, learning about local life, and participating in daily farm activities with the locals. The tour provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and experience traditional Vietnamese life.

Later, board a boat for a scenic cruise on the Thu Bon River, where you will have the chance to witness and learn about local water life and traditional fishing methods that have been used for centuries. Marvel at the stunning scenery as you watch the sunset over the mountains, capturing the infinite hues of colors and reflections of Hoi An town at dusk.

Overnight in Hoi An.

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Cycling Hoi An country
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Boat cruise Thu Bon River
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Hotel in Hoi An
Hoi an - Vietnam tour
Hoi An ancient town - Vietnam tour

Today, you have a full day to free indulge in all that Hoi An has to offer. Whether you prefer to shop for local souvenirs, relax and recharge, or explore the city on your own, the choice is yours.

If you're seeking some peace and relaxation, consider visiting one of the many spas or scenic beaches in the area. Or, simply take a stroll through the charming streets of Hoi An and soak up the local atmosphere.
For those seeking an adventure, a snorkeling or scuba diving tour to the Cham Islands is a great option. For those interested in cultural heritage, a half day tour to My Son ruins should be good or, take a day tour to Ba Na hill, a hill top fantasty park known with the famous Golden Hand Bridge. Also, it is great to immerse yourself in the local culture by taking a cooking class to learn about the delicious traditional cuisine of the region.

Overnight in Hoi An.

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Hotel in Hoi An
Smally alley in Hoi An - Vietnam
Hoi An Heritage town - Vietnam

Today is the last day of your trip. Before departing for the airport, take the morning to savor your final moments in the charming town. Relax, reflect on the memories you've made, and perhaps do some last-minute shopping for souvenirs.

Later, you will be transferred to the Da Nang airport for your onward flight. Safe travels and see you again!

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Tour itinerary: This tour itinerary is designed based on local travel conditions, logistics and availabilitis of transportation between visited destinations. It is for you to see how the trip should go, what you can do, see and enjoy during the trip. The itinerary can be tailored by adding more of desired visitng destinations, activities or removing any you do not like to meet your travel time frame, style, budget and expectation the best.

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Arrival and departure flights: You are advised to make your own booking for international flights from/back your home country. This allows you to determine better the travel time frame, budget and to deal with insurance claim when needed. Travel Authentic Asia team will base on your flight schedule to work out the best itinerary for you or/and to modify the itinerary to get it matches.

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Other than local travel insurance(s) included in sightseeing tickets at sites, Travel Authentic Asia does not provide any kind of travel insurance on the trip except required and paid separately from the tour price.

Weather The weather in this part of Southeast Asia is varied depening on the region and season. In the winter time from Nov to Feb, the temperature in some area such as North Vietnam, especially mountainous areas can be as low as 2-4 Degree Celsius (35 Degree Fahrenheit) and pretty cold. Other parts can be warm with temperature up to 36 Degree Celsius or more (96 Degree Fahrenheit). So, to know the weather condition of destination you visit, please consult our travel consultant or you can check it here on our website

What to take What you need to bring will vary according to the trip style you have chosen, the countries you are visiting and when you are travelling. Generally speaking you should pack as lightly as possible. It is advisable to have your backpack or suitcase with wheels. An overnight bag with a shoulder strap or little backpacks is convenient to carry water and a camera etc for day trips. Warm clothes and light jacket are needed for the North Vietnam and northern Lao during the winter time from November to March. Sunblock, swimsuits and a light raincoat is advised all year round

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