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Southern Vietnam – Rivers and Beaches
USD 316
ATA-VN-SV06 6 days 5 nights

This journey focuses on the bustling South. Our first stop is Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, the fast-paced commercial capital of the country yet is still filled with architectural remnants of the French Indochina period. We then head to Mekong Delta to peaceful Ben Tre province and experience the rustic lifestyle of this region as you explore the labyrinth of waterways, fertile rice fields and Vietnamese countryside lifestyle. Your holiday concludes with few days on the beach of Mui Ne – about 230 km from Saigon.

Tour summary

Day 01: Saigon Arrival

Day 02: Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 03: Saigon – Mekong Delta Day Trip

Day 04: Saigon – Drive to Mui Ne

Day 05: Mui Ne beach relaxation

Day 06: Mui Ne – Drive to Saigon – Departure

Itinerary

DayActivitiesLocation
1

Saigon Arrival (-/-/-)

Upon landing in Ho Chi Minh City. Driver brings you back to your hotel. Overnight in Saigon.

Saigon
2

Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L/-)

After breakfast at your hotel, follow our guide to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. Located about 60 kms from Saigon city, Cu Chi is must see place for travelers in Saigon. Cu Chi charms people through the history of the Vietnam war more than 30 years ago. This educational tour around the tunnel area by our tour guide will let you understand Vietnamese people better while listening to war stories that you will have never heard before will make your day. Back to Saigon for light lunch. In the afternoon, let’s visit some highlighted sites of Saigon namely War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office before concluding your trip by dropping by the Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Saigon.

Saigon - Cu Chi
3

Sai Gon – Mekong Delta Day Trip (B/L/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. Driver comes to pick you up by 8 am The program will start with a visit of Cai Be floating market. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn.
A delicious lunch will be served at local house
After lunch, we’ll come to Tân Phong island. The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood or palm leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta…One more option for you if you like biking around the village on Tân Phong island, biking / walking on village paths will be so amazing to see the local farms, houses, real life and have an opportunity to see farmers picking up their fruits on the ancestral ways in Mekong Delta.. where we can also see how they make rice-net for spring-rolls, sew coconut-leaves for cottage roof and specially see how they wave the dried water-hyacynth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes…
Come to visit Mekong garden, have a cup of tea and enjoy the local music in this garden. The cruise will back & end at Cai Be pier where your car will be ready to take you back to Saigon. Arrive Saigon in late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.

Saigon - Ben Tre
4

Sai Gon – Mui Ne (B/-/-)

After breakfast, start the drive to Mui Ne. Arrive in Mui Ne by mid-day and check into resort. The rest of day is free to relax by the pool or on the beautiful sandy beach. Overnight in Mui Ne.

 

Saigon - Mui Ne
5

Beach relaxation (B/-/-)

All day relaxation on beach.

Mui Ne
6

Mui Ne – Sai Gon (B/-/-)

After breakfast, back to Saigon in the morning. We bring you to airport for departure flight. Tour ends at the airport. See you again in Saigon!

Mui Ne - Saigon

Tour details

HOTEL LIST STANDARD OR SIMILAR

DestinationsSuperiorDeluxeLuxury
SaigonSanouva HotelLiberty Central Saigon City PointLiberty Central Saigon City Point
Phan Thiet Ravenala ResortMia ResortAnantara resort

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (USD)

Period: Jan – April 2018 &  Oct- Dec 2018

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 4 pax5 – 6 pax
SuperiorUSD 477USD 383USD 336
DeluxeUSD 676USD 582USD 536
LuxuryUSD 785USD 691USD 645

Promotion deal: May –  Sep 2018

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 4 pax5 – 6 pax
SuperiorUSD 456USD 363USD 316
DeluxeUSD 654USD 560USD 513
LuxuryUSD 670USD 577USD 530

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

TRIP INCLUDED

  • Expert English speaking tour guides
  • Accommodation in double or twin share
  • Shared and private transfers and transport in modern van (A/C)
  • Entrance fees during guided time
  • Meals as indicated on itinerary: B – Breakfast; L – Lunch; D – Dinner
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Service charges and government tax

TRIP EXCLUDED

  • Visa and visa arrangement fee
  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (tips, gratuities, …)
  • Beverage
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24th December and 31st December if have
  • Surcharge for Tet Holiday or other peak periods if have

 

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