|Tour code: SO01: SOUTHERN IMPOSING
|SOUTHERN VIETNAM TOURS
This tour visits the bustling Saigon – with special attention given to the country’s culinary delights. Taking boat trip along Hau River as well as visiting the daily floating markets provide ample photo opportunities. A speciality of the region is eel, which is served in floating restaurants along the river banks.
Day 1: HCM - City tour of SaiGon (no meal)
Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Take a rest before our city tour starts, visit sites of Reunification Hall, City hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, War crimes Museum, Chinatown, Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 2: Tay Ninh and Cu Chi tunnels (B/L)
We have our breakfast before taking the van at 8:00AM to Tay Ninh with the Great Cao Dai temple (a mixture of Buddhism, Confucius, Taoism, Hinduism and Christian). We see the noon mass (~one hour). Lunch in Tay Ninh. Afternoon we visit Cu Chi - a fabulous tunnel. You will have an opportunity to get the unique experience of guerillas living and fighting underground during the war (a crawl through 50 -100 meters out 200 km of the tunnel system is unforgettable). Local rice paper workshops, nice paddy fields are pleasant sights on the way. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 3: SaiGon to the fertile Mekong Delta (Vinh Long - CanTho) (B/L)
Depart at 8:00AM from Saigon heading to the South, to Cai Be. On arrival, walk through the village streets and watch locals making manioc chips before boarding a boat for a journey through the town of the floating market. Cruise through the secluded canals to an island where we stop to enjoy seasonal fruits before our boat takes us to Vinh Long where we get back on the bus for our trip to Can Tho to overnight.
Day 4: CanTho – SaiGon (B/L)
Early start for a boat trip to Cai Rang floating markets. We stop for a walk on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine. We try a “xe loi”- the local colonial-era cab pulled by motorbike, on a country road.
In the afternoon, we head back to Saigon, with a visit at bonsai garden in My Tho. Get back Saigon in the late afternoon.
Day 5: Sai Gon (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. After a long visit throughout Vietnam, here is a good pace for you to relax, shop, note things and pack for your flight home on the next day!
Day 6: Departure Sai Gon, Goodbye Vietnam (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure to be transferred to the airport for the onward flights. Tour ends.
Note: We can arrange
additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not
match your expectations.
Size of Group
Prices net per person in US$, and may change depending on high or low
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- B: breakfast; L: lunch
- Above prices is net per person and quoted in US dollars
- Tariff rates and conditions subject to change without prior notice
- Christmas and New Year’s dinner supplement (will be advised at time of booking)
- Itinerary is subject to charges depending on road conditions
- A/C vehicle transfer with driver
- Hotel accommodation in twin sharing room with breakfast
- Sightseeing and entrance fee at all mentioned sites
- English, French speaking local guide
- Meal as stated in itinerary
- Boat trip in Mekong
- GOV tax tour
- Personal expenses
- Entrance fee for photo or video camera to the sites
- Others not mentioned in the price above
- Tips and gratitude for guide, porters and drivers
-Standard: Saigon/ Sol Chancery hotel/Superior room. CanTho/Ninh Kieu hotel/City view room
-Superior: Saigon/ Rex hotel/Superior room. CanTho/Golf CanTho/Superior room.
-Deluxe: Saigon/ Duxton hotel/Deluxe. CanTho/Victoria/Superior.
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