7:00 AM: Early in the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel’s lobby and bring you by car to our speedboat at Tan Cang Pier.
7:20 AM: Then you will depart Saigon by speedboat. Within 15 minutes, the banks of the river change from city sprawl to lush jungle. A light breakfast of sandwiches or pastries, fresh tropical fruits and Vietnamese iced coffee (Ca phe sua da) is served, as your guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life.
8:50 AM: You will arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site before the majority of larger bus tours arrive. Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ video to the Cu Chi area.
9:00 AM: Explore the tunnel site, which includes weapon and booby trap exhibitions, navigating authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visiting different underground bunkers (kitchens, meeting rooms, ammunitions etc.), a firing range and much more. Try the local cassava root that sustained Viet Cong fighters for years.
11:00 AM: Depart for Cao Dai Holy See Temple, a mixture of a few different religions, located in Tay Ninh province.
12:15 PM: Walk around the temple to see its marvelous and mysterious architecture and watch the noon mass.
1:15 PM: You will have lunch at a local restaurant for a delicious Vietnamese cuisine.
2:00 PM: Depart for Ho Chi Minh City4:30 PM: Arrive back to Saigon to be dropped off at your place of stay.
* Please note we only pickup and drop off at hotel located in district 1 and district 3
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