5 days
Vinh Long
5, 10, 15

Mekong Community Tour – Culture & Homestay Experience

Take a 5 day tour in southern Vietnam, discover the wealth of beauty and culture that Mekong community tour has to offer along with homestay experience.

Accommodations (3 star) Private transfers
Professional guide Meals (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Boat cruises Entrance fees
Internal and external flights
Personal expenses
Visa fee
Travel insurance

This Mekong community tour gives you the chance to visit Ho Chi Minh city – a dynamic economic city of Vietnam, Cu Chi tunnels, where were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War. Explore the Mekong delta river brimming with colorful floating market.  Beyond that we also offer you the chance to join our volunteer programs to help local communities in every place we visit. Learn and respect the Vietnamese culture and customs, uncover new Vietnamese cuisines and gain tremendous knowledge. This surely will give you some great memories of your trip to Vietnam.


Day 1: Saigon Arrival

Arrive Saigon airport, you will be met by our guide and transferred to the hotel for check in. Rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels - Saigon City Tour (B, L)

This morning you will take a road trip to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height the tunnel system stretched over 200km, from Saigon to the Cambodian border and is three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels are a major tourist attraction, giving to the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life in the American war must have been. The tunnels have been widened for our benefit (otherwise you would not be able to enter them). Return to Saigon for lunch then you will continue to visit the historic Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum, followed by the architectural treats of French colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 3: Saigon - Mekong Delta- Minh Island (L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will take an excursion to Vinh Long. Arrive at the tourist boat station in Cai Be, you will be welcomed with fresh coconut before embarking on the boat. Enjoying the fresh air on the Mekong river and visiting the floating market, the original style of commerce on the Mekong river. Calling in the local poprice, coconut candy workshop and knowing the ways bee-breeding  tasting honey tea. Crossing the Mekong river to An Binh island visiting a hundred year ancient house, a landlord’s one in the past, a combination between Vietnamese-French architecture in the Mekong delta (if low tide, you will visit another local house, knowing about the daily activities of the locals). Afterward, you will take a 20 minute rowing sampan or cycling along the village paths with discovery feelings. Boating to the local family for your overnight stay. Walking to village paths, stop at the local house to know the real rural life in the early evening. Preparing the dinner along with local host is your real food adventure in a cosy evening.

Day 4: Minh Island - Saigon (B, L)

After breakfast, say goodbye to the local host. You will continue boating to An Binh Garden, there enjoying a cup of tea and some of the local tropical fruits and listening to the traditional music are the best chance for relaxation. Cruising along Co Chien river, visiting brick & pottery kilns where you know how to make the brick and the pottery from the local clay and styles with the traditional technique. Visiting Tien Chau, a  national cultural relic. Afterward, you will get transferred back to Saigon for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Saigon Departure (B)

Free at leisure till transferring to airport for your onward flight. End of service.
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