Stop off: Ho Chi Minh City – Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnels – My Tho – Ben Tre – Mekong Delta – Da Lat – Nha Trang
Price: US $259 – US $895
Duration: 10 days/9 nights
Explore the South Vietnam by ground transportation to see the natural diversity: Dalat – the highland with cool weather around the year and Nhatrang – the sunny and sandy city…
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival – City tour (D)
• Take a look around the Opera House, City Hall, Ben Thanh market
• Visit the Central Post Office and Notre Dame, the French footsteps in Vietnam
• The Reunification Palace, a political and historical site in South Vietnam
Have welcomed dinner on boat while cruise along Saigon River.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi tunnels (B/L)
08:00 Start the transport from Saigon then depart for Tay Ninh to visit the famous Cao Dai Temple. There you witness a colorful service at noon
11:30 Arrive the Caodaism Holyland. Visit the Central Temple and surroundings.
12:00 Get on a balcony to view the mass. It is required we act politely and quietly while observing the ceremony.
12:20 End of the mass you will have lunch at nearby local restaurant
13:40 Continue by transport ahead to Cu Chi Tunnel
Cu Chi Tunnels are an impressive network of tunnels with a length of over 250 km. This strategic place was used by 15,000 Viet Cong fighters during the war
15:00 Arrive at the tunnel gates. Watch the movie of the war time
15:20 Enter the tunnel site. Visit the gates, traps, underground hospitals, worships, kitchens, bunkers and go through a section of the tunnel
16:00 Finish visiting the tunnel. Back to Saigon
17:30 End of the tour
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B/L)
8: 00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilt-house and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Can Tho
Day 4: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh (B/L)
Today, you will get up very early to catch amazing scene of Cai Rang Floating Market. This market is where locals go to buy and sell a variety of fruits and vegetables from boats of all sizes. During market hours (from 4am to 8am), larger sized boats anchor and create lanes that smaller boats weave in and out of. The waterway becomes a maze of hundreds of boats packed with mango, bananas, papaya, pineapple, and even smuggled goods like cigarettes. Sellers tie their goods to a tall pole so that buyers can see from a distance what they are selling. Other boats sell beer, wine and soft drinks to the merchants and the buyers. Reach the Cai Rang floating market, you will take slow running for nice pictures. We will stop for a while and you can buy some fruit or contact with local people.
After the market, the trip will take you along the river bank and down cannels to see how people live, visit another orchard for relaxation. Boating to big river, we return to hotel for breakfast and check –out, then make our way back to Saigon.
On the way, we stop at My Tho for a visit at Dong Tam Snake Farm and Vinh Trang Pagoda.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – Da Lat (B/L)
Leave Ho Chi Minh City after breakfast for a drive through scenic rubber and tea plantation farms en route to the cooler climes of Dalat, 300km from Saigon. Established as a hill station at the beginning of 20th century, Dalat is reminiscent of an alpine town with its French chalets and pine forests. An afternoon of sightseeing in Dalat takes in the art deco former Summer Palace of Emperor Bao Dai, the old Dalat Railway Station, Xuan Huong Lake, the Central Market and Lam Ty Ni Pagoda where a Buddhist monk, Vien Thuc, produces his abstract paintings and writes poetry. Stay overnight in Dalat.
Day 6: Da Lat Sighseeing (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour to the most wanted places of Dalat including Dalat railway station, Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Lat Village, Robin Hill, Truc Lam Zen Monastery and Bao Dai Summer Palace.
Overnight at hotel in Dalat
Day 7: Da Lat – Nha Trang (B/L)
PM: City tour Nha Trang : This excursion takes you to visit a selection of the numerous attractions in Nha Trang City. First the car will drive you to Cau Da for a visit the Vietnam Oceanographic Institute. After that, you will go to Long Son Pagoda, Chong Promontory Rocks and the Po Nagar Temples. The tour end after the visit to local Dam Market.
Day 8: Nha Trang Explore (B/L)
Pick up at Hotel for Mun Island (Ebony Island). Stop for one hour of leisurely snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing. The snorkeling equipment is provided for viewing the marine wildlife and plentiful coral reefs.
Visit Mot Island where you will enjoy excellent fresh cuisine for lunch. After lunch, enjoy the floating bar with complimentary red wine and fruit while being entertained by the hillarious guides with their crazy antics (it’s party time!)
Continue the fun-filled day stopping at Tam Island. Enjoy some free time with exhilarating watersports including jet ski, catamaran, wave killer, canoe (optional) or some leisurely relaxation time.
Day 9: Nha Trang Free (B)
Free at your leisure.
Day 10: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
We check out hotel for a transfer to Nha Trang Airport to take flight to Saigon, connect with your flight back home. End of services.
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Price is in US$ per person
- Entrance fees
- English speaking guide (Other languages upon request)
- Meals as indicated
- Personal expenses
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