Explore South Vietnam
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[[ITINERARY (11 DAYS/10 NIGHTS)
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival – City Tour Half Day (L)
You’re arriving in the morning.
Our driver will pick you up at the airport with your name on board. Then transfer you to join Ho Chi Minh city Group tour at noon. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon: You will visit Handicraft workshop, Reunification Palace, The Notre Dame Cathedral, The General Post Office, City Hall. Dinner at your account. Back to your hotel around at 17:00. Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 2: Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnel Full Day (B,L)
Breakfast at your hotel.
08:00 – 08:30 Our driver will take you to Tay Ninh – a province 95 kms South East of HCMC, close to Cambodia border. The Cao Dai Temple is like a Walt Disney fantasia of the East. Its exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes competing for space with a number of swastikas. Above the main entrance is the all-seeing holy eye, the symbol of the Cao Dai sect. The interior is just as engaging as statues of Jesus Christ, Buddha and the Hindu god, Brahma, stand side by side.
At about 13.00 pm, after lunch, will leave Tay Ninh and travel to Cu Chi. Once in Vietnam, you must visit this spot. This is where guerilla warfare optimized and exemplified. You’ll learn the clever design of the tunnels and the strategic use of trap doors. Even with B-52 bombers dropping 30-ton loads of explosive, turning the jungle into a pockmarked moonscape, 30 thousand American troops failed to conquered the area! You’ll have a chance to crawl around a portion of the 121 km long, multiple-layered tunnel. You’ll learn how thousands of guerillas managed to stay underground many days at a time, also their great technique to conceal smoke from their cooking. There’re a lot more to enjoy, even a chance to fire real AK bullets…Dinner at your account. Back to your hotel around at 17:00.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh - Nha Trang (B) - Relax on beach
Breakfast at hotel. Then our driver will take you to the airport. Our driver in Nha Trang will welcome you there, transfer directly to hotel. Check-in & take your rest. Relax on Nha Trang beach. Lunch/dinner at your account.
Overnight in Nha Trang city.
Day 4: Nha Trang - Beauty sceneries (B,L,D)
Morning, visit Doc Let beach for sea bathing, enjoy seafood for sale by local villagers with ideal price.
Afternoon, Visit Dam market, central market of Nha Trang city to buy souvenir and sea products, then you can choose 1 of 2 Option :
Option 01:Our bus take you to the pier to Vipearl land, across the sea by the longest cable car of Viet Nam to visit 5-star resort Vinpearl land. Play game and entertain with lots kinds of services according to gold standard inclusive:
Travel by cable car or returned ferry.
Play all coin game outdoor and indoor (maximum 1 time/1 game), and all games at entertainment center and water park. Have dinner according to menu, 8 or 9 Chinese dishes or seafood, cost 150.000 VND/1 person at Vinpearl land eating and drinking village.
Option 02: visit Thap Ba tourist center with mineral stream and the service " On tuyen thuy lieu phap" to bath on hot mineral water and bath on mineral mud.
Evening, your free time.
Overnight at Nha Trang.
Day 5: Nha Trang - Da Lat (250 Km) (B,L,D)
Morning, we go visit Nha Trang bay by boat, one of 29 most beautiful bay all over the world. you will be excited to the lifelikeness and variety of colorful islet and many kinds of fish. Our ship continue taking you to Diamond bay amusement park, drop at Nhu Tien beach, sea bathing there and play water-games such as : Jet sky, Parasailing, Kayak, Diving, surfing, beach volleyball etc...
Afternoon:Depart for Dalat, following a new route connecting two charming cities with the length 140 km to make guest enjoy the significance of forests,moutains and clouds,stop by Hon Giao pass to take fotos . Arrive Da Lat and check in at the hotel.
Evening, you are free to have a walk trip around Da Lat at night, enjoy the flavor of highland coffee at Thuy Ta cafe. Go sightseeing and ride on ancient horse-drawn around Xuan Huong Lake.
Overnight at Da Lat.
Day 6: Da Lat - Beauty Sights (B,L,D)
Morning, contemplate the sight of Ankroet waterfall, Vang stream (gold stream), Suoi Bac (silver stream), Dankia lake - a range of mountains, hills, streams, lakes is the hottest scenery of Lam Vien highland, continue come to Lat Commune, village of the Lac ethnic group at the foot of Langbiang mountain, you can climb up the mountain, across Mimosa hill, Tram Nam valley (one hundred years) to conquer the Liangbiang mountain; from the top, view all sights of Da Lat City that are illusory and dreamy in the fog.
Afternoon, visit City flower garden,Bao Dai palace (the last king of VietNam), Dreaming hill or Love valley, watch Dalat XQ embroidery at gallery. Drop at Dalat market to buy souvenirs.
Evening, participate in campfire night, drink Can wine, Gong festival, cultural exchanges with hill tribes.
Overnight at Da Lat.
Day 7: Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh (300 Km) - (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Then check-out at 07:00. Then our driver will see of you to the airport, back to Ho Chi Minh city. Our driver here also transfer you directly to hotel. Lunch/Dinner at your account.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B,L,D)
08:00 - 08:30, Pick up & start to Mekong delta tour.
9:30am - 10.00am, arrive in My Tho. Board a wooden motor boat (20 minutes) to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through natural creeks, interesting fishermans port, stilt houses (half on land, half on water).
From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea. After that we walk around quiet villages and watch the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
Things get small and personal now. We are divided into many groups and get on small row boats. During this 15 minutes trip, you’ll witness all kind of interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around, while enjoying the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery. Away from the city, that is it all about!
Next, lets get back to the large motor boat for something different. Youll cruise a canal whose 2 long sides are orchards. After that, we cruise to a village where the sweat smell coconut candies are in the air. To satisfy your curiosity, well get to a village that has many small shops that make coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees. It is indeed inseparable from the villagers life.
Have a lunch at the restaurant in Mekong Delta.
One of the boat’s stops during this trip is at a seasonable orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments. You can enjoy the fruits for free while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam.
As your journey ends, you will return to My Tho by motorized boat and then travel to Can Tho.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 9: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Chau Doc (B,L,D)
After breakfast, around 7:15 am, we board a boat and travel for about 40 minutes to get to our first spectacular landscape ---- Cai Rang floating market...
This is the largest of its type in the whole Mekong delta. During this visit, youll have a chance to board a merchant boat that sells pineapples which come from Can Tho City.
After that, we continue on our riverine route for 5-7 minutes and then on foot for about 5 minutes to reach a noodle and a rice paper factories.
The next stop is a rice processing factory where youll learn the many steps that transform "rice with a brown cover" to the delicious and beautiful rice grain that we consume daily.
The time now should be around 12 noon. Time for lunch! Lets go back to Can Tho for that.
After this, our bus/car takes you to Chau Doc. On the way, we will stop at Long Xuyen to visit Crocodile farm. And we will continue to Chau Doc.
Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 10: Chau Doc – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)
07.00am - 07.30am departure to visit Raft village, and to learn the history of development of fishery (a type of specific economic on the river).
Then continue by boat along the cannal into the village of Cham where we visit the ancient largest Mosques of Cham community in An Giang and to show a clear distinctive architecture and customs of residents here, it is shown all in Chau Phong temple .
Visiting Cave pagoda and local market.
Have lunch at the Floating Restaurant.
We end our sightseeing trip at Chau Doc Town. On the way back to Saigon by bus/car, well have a stop at an interesting point to rest and also have photographs. Back to Ho Chi Minh city around at 18:00
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
After breakfast, you will get free time until your flight depart. Our driver will pick off you 2.5 hours before departure time.
Tour end here.
NOTE: All rates are in US$ per person.
+ Airport transfers
+ A/C tourist car during Group Tour
+ Flight ticket Ho Chi Minh - Nha Trang, Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh
+ Boat trip in Mekong Delta
+ Accommodation (twin sharing or triple)
+ Meals as indicated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner
+ English speaking guide in Group Tour
+ Engtrance fee
+ International flight ticket
+ Visa arrangement, Single room
+ Drinks, travel insurance, other meals
+ Tips & personal expenses.
* Children rates:
+ Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
+ Surcharge 50% rate of adult for children (5-9 years) sharing bed with parents.
+ Over 10 years is adult’s rate.
* The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
* Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
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