Mui Ne Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 447

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Ho Chi Minh's Notre Dame Basilica Cathedral at night

Day 1: Saigon

Welcome to Saigon, the largest and busiest city of the country. You will be greeted at the airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at Liberty Central (Deluxe)

A street trader in Saigon

Day 2: Saigon

In the morning, we depart for Cu Chi Tunnel, an underground village, which became legendary during the 1960s for its role in the Vietnam War. Back to Saigon and we will spend time to explore the major highlights in Saigon. We come to see the Reunification Palace. It is one of the most fascinating sights in Sai Gon and was once the symbol of the South Vietnamese government. Nearby is the famous Notre Dame Cathedrale and main post office. We continue with the visit to War Remnants Museum, where we can learn more about the American War. Our next stop is Ben Thanh market, one of the most typical market in the region. Overnight at Liberty Central (Deluxe)

The Peoples Committee Building at night in Ho Chi Minh

Day 3: Saigon - Can Tho

We travel overland through beautiful countryside of Mekong Delta to Vinh Long province. On arrival, we take a boat ride to visit a local orchard and the Cai Be floating market, a famous place in Mekong Delta. Everyday, approximately 400-500 boats filled with fruits, vegetables and other local products anchor along the banks of the River, waiting for traders and customers. Here we can see local people being selling, buying, and exchanging goods from their boats. Leave Cai Be, we visit a local family producing coconut candy, a specialty of the region. Lunch with local delicacies served in a bonsai garden. We then transfer to Can Tho. Overnight at Ninh Kieu 2 Hotel (Superior)

A woman rowing a boat to Can Tho floating markets

Day 4: Can Tho - Saigon

In the morning we cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries by rowing boat. We will see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals. We then drive back to Saigon. Overnight at Liberty Central (Deluxe)

A street trader in Saigon by William Cho

Day 5: Saigon - Mui Ne

Check-out hotel and drive for abot 5 hours to Mui Ne. Upon arrival, check-in and free for the rest of the day. Overnight at Sunny Beach (Superior)

Days 6-9: Mui Ne

Next few days enjoy the tropical oasis that is Muine Beach on the south east coast - where palm trees line the perfect sandy beaches.

Day 10: Mui Ne

Drive back to the airport in Saigon for the flight back home