Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc 7 Days

Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc
Highlights: The bustling city in southern Vietnam, the Mekong Delta with colorful floating markets and daily life on the water, the island of Phu Quoc with pristine beaches

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City, you'll be pick up and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day will be your own.

Meals: None
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Day 2: Full Day City Tour

After breakfast, you'll enjoy a guided city tour starting with the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office to get good shots for our memory of the big, modern city of Vietnam.

After lunch at a local restaurant, you will continue by heading to Chinatown with walking tour through back streets of China town near Cho Lon to view the local daily life. Stop off for a visit of Thien Hau temple, which was built in the early 19th Century dedicated to Thien Hau, the goddess of seafarers. We delve deeper into Chinatown visiting the amazing Cholon and Binh Tay Market for an insight into where locals shop. Then you'll will be back to hotel at around 17:00.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho - Panorama Cruise

In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to the pier in Can Tho. You board your wooden river cruise boat around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.

In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.

Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight on board the Mekong Eyes Cruise 

Day 4: Life on the water and floating markets

Wake up well rested to the sound of the River and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 6.30h the boat sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.

After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Be floating market. Later in the morning your can boat through the green water landscape on a little rowing sampan to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards. Alternatively you can discover the nearby town on foot or on explore the small side canals on a bicycle.

The vessel now resumes its journey as lunch is served. In the afternoon there will be another side trip to one of the exotic villages or lush plantations along the way. While mooring close to Tra On Island you can enjoy another relaxing evening and night about your river cruiser.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight on board the Mekong Eyes Cruise 

Day 5: Cai Rang Floating Market and afternoon flight to Phu Quoc

After morning tea and an early start through the glorious morning atmosphere on the river we will visit the famous floating market of Cai Rang. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants.

You will return to the boat for a sumptuous brunch before we bring you to Can Tho airport for your afternoon flight to Phu Quoc. On your arrival, you'll be picked up to your hotel/resort.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 6: Phu Quoc free

Your time will be free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 7: Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh City

Your time will be free at leisure until being picked up for a domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals:
Breakfast

Prices & Inclusions

Price is from~US$ 659 per person
Please contact us for the best offers!
Prices Include:
- Pick up and transfer by private car/minibus with experienced driver.
- Domestic flight ticket: Can Tho - Phu Quoc and Phu Quoc Ho Chi Minh City.
- Two night stay at Liberty Central hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (****city centre) with breakfasts
- Two night accommodation on Mekong Eyes Cruise with full board meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner)
- Two night stay at Mango Bay Resort on Phu Quoc Island (Seaview Bungalow)
- English speaking guide for touring days and on board
- Meals as indicated in the programme
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the programme

Prices Exclude:
- Entry visa to Vietnam
- International flights and airport taxes
- Travel Insurances
- Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.

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