5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila

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Join the 5 Days Itinerary in Ho Chi Minh from Manila to explore the harmonious blend of history, culture, and natural beauty of South Vietnam. This Vietnam exploration gives you a chance to explore the modern beauty of Ho Chi Minh and its rich history.

Ho Chi Minh city is the most dynamic and strongly developed in Vietnam. Come to the energetic city, and you will be lost in the fast-paced life with crowds coming down the streets, many buildings, and luxury brands. Apart from modern beauty, Sai Gon is a living witness to many key events during the Vietnam War and still keeps several important historical sites.

Known as the “Rice Bowl of Vietnam”, the abundant land has strongly developed agriculture, cultivating rice and tropical fruits. The tour also brings visitors a unique Vietnam countryside experience with boat tours on the floating market, traditional craft villages, a chance to deep connect with friendly locals, and a taste of the Mekong Delta.

Over five days, grab a golden opportunity to explore the best of South Vietnam, exclusively designed for Filipino tourists!
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Tour Package 5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila

Schedule of the flights from Manila to Saigon and Return

Route AirportAirport Name
Cebu PacificPhilippines AirlinesVietnam Airlines
Manila to Ho Chi Minh Airport (SGN)10:50 PM – 12:40 AM6:40 AM – 8:35 AM6:40 AM – 8:35 AM
Ho Chi Minh Airport (SGN) to Manila1:25 AM – 5:20 AM9:35 AM – 1:25 PM9:35 AM – 1:25 PM

Highlights of 5 days itinerary in Ho Chi Minh from Manila

  • Get a deeper understanding of Vietnam’s past at the War Remnants Museum and explore the colorful culture of Chinatown in Sai Gon.
  • Discover the vast underground tunnel system used in the fierce Vietnam War at Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Experience Vietnam’s simple and traditional life by exploring the river region of Vietnam and meeting friendly locals.
  • Enjoy the peaceful scenes of Vietnam’s countryside in Western Vietnam.
  • Enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine with various dishes that make the country’s name.

Brief Itirerary

  • Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City Arrivals (-/L/D)
  • Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh Half-Day City Tour (B/L/D)
  • Day 03: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (B/L/D)
  • Day 04: Can Tho- Cai Rang Floating Market - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/D)
  • Day 05: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B/-/-)

Detail Itinerary

  • Arriving at Sai Gon International Airport (SGN), our driver will pick you up at 12:40 AM and transfer you to the hotel for early check-in. Guests arriving at 08:35 AM can save $10 per pax if they follow check-in time (2:00 PM). Luggage can stay in the car or leave at the hotel.
  • At about 13h00: The South Vietnam travel trip will start with a short Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing tour. You will visit Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office, and the People’s Committee Hall to admire the ancient architecture with French architectural style. Dinner will be served on the Saigon River Cruise with an entertainment show along the Saigon River to enjoy Sai Gon by night. Later, drop you off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila

  • After breakfast, our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh and then transfer to Cu Chi Tunnel. The journey is about one and a half hours. Upon arrival at the Cu Chi Tunnel, you will discover the system of underground tunnels. After that, you will enjoy special tea and cassava, guerrilla food served during the Vietnam War. You have a break time to relax or try shooting various Vietnam War-era weapons, such as AK-47.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. After that, return to Ho Chi Minh City. We will visit the War Remnant Museum. The museum was established in 1975 and contains over 20,000 artifacts and photographs about the Vietnam War. Next, go to Chinatown to explore the blended culture and learn about ancient architecture at Thien Hau Temple, which was constructed in 1760 by the Cantonese community. Later, have dinner, and you will stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila

  • After breakfast, our driver and guide will pick you up at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel and head to the Mekong Delta. The journey lasts about one hour and a half. The first stop is Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the most famous temples in the Mekong Delta region. Next, continue to My Tho. Get on a motorized boat on the Tien River to the Unicorn Island. You will visit a bee farm to enjoy authentic honey tea from there. Then, walk around the village and observe the local life. Make the morning trip more interesting with a rowing boat trip to admire how interesting ways that locals travel along the river.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch with Western specialties at a local restaurant. Get a sampan trip to Ben Tre - The Land of Coconut. Visit a coconut candy workshop to learn how to make coconut candy and handicraft items from coconut trees. You can stroll the orchard garden and taste the fresh tropical fruits here. Relax in a peaceful atmosphere while listening to Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by islanders.
  • Head to Can Tho. Check in at the hotel, and you will have free time to explore the city's nightlife.

5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila

  • After breakfast, start your day early by boarding a boat to visit the iconic Cai Rang Floating Market. The boat trip is about 40 minutes. The market is most bustling in the early hours of the morning. Here, you can meet friendly locals selling many unique local items. Then, walk to the Rice Noodle Factory. You can observe how locals make rice noodles. Continue to explore Mekong Delta Life with a Rice Processing Factory, where you witness the process of creating the perfect rice grain we consume daily.
  • Go back to Can Tho to enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch, drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh, have dinner and leisurely around the city at night. You will stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila

  • Our driver will pick you up at your hotel. The tour ends, and say goodbye at Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

5 Days Itinerary In Ho Chi Minh From Manila


  • High-quality vehicle
  • Live English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • All entrance fees
  • Boat trip on the Mekong Delta
  • Cruise on the Sai Gon River
  • Mineral Water 2 Bottles / 1 day / 1 pax


  • Optional gratuities for driver and guide
  • Personal expenses and additional meals

For Children

  • Kids from 0 – 4 years old: free of charge
  • Kids from 5 – 11 years old: pay 75%
  • Kids from 12 years old and older as Adult

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Travel Tips

  • Carry Vietnamese Dong (VND) for buying at market or street store, as many vendors may not accept credit cards.
  • Enjoy diverse Vietnamese street foods like Banh Mi, Banh Xeo, Com Tam, and more traditional Vietnamese food.
  • The area around Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong River can be quite wooded, so protect yourself from mosquitoes.

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