SAIGON - CU CHI TUNNEL - NHA TRANG - MUINE - MEKONG DELTA TOUR 10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS FROM 520$/PEREON ONLY
|Tour route||Saigon - Nhatrang - Muine - Mekong Delta|
Day 1: Saigon arrival
Upon arrival at Saigon airport, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel for check in. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 2: Saigon sightseeing and Cu Chi tunnel (B, L)
Depart your hotel for a full day tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Get out of the city for Cu Chi tunnel, about 70km from the downtown. Cu Chi was used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during Vietnam Wars, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces, and helped achieve ultimate military success. After exploring the tunnels and learn a bit about the history, drive back to the city for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the famous Reunification Palace, from there to the major sights of colonial Ho Chi Minh City: the Old Ho Chi Minh City Post Office, The Notre Dam Cathedral, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall. Before getting back to the hotel, take a stroll around Ben Thanh Market at late afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Saigon – Nha Trang (B)
Today is free at leisure until get transferred to the airport for a short flight to Nha Trang (Please advise us your flight time). Picked up at Nha Trang airport and transferred to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Nhatrang
Day 4: Nha Trang sightseeing (B, L)
This early morning you will visit Vinh Truong fish market where the fisherman gather to sell fresh fish, oysters, crabs and other kinds of specialties netted overnight. Then you will visit the big fruit and vegetable market which is also interesting to understand more about the local’s life and culture. We will then enjoy the breakfast with famous “Pho” – the traditional Vietnamese rice noodle soup with slices of beef or chicken. Following with a cup of Vietnamese coffee to make your day full of energy and start the city tour in Nha Trang after that. Start with visit to Long Son pagoda, then the Institute of Oceanography with a big collection of about 20.000 specimens and living creatures. Another famous place should not be missed where you can admire the skilful of the artisan by visiting the XQ embroidery gallery/workshop. Lunch will be served at a restaurant and this afternoon you will have a break at Chong Promontory and visit the Ponagar Cham towers and shopping at Dam market. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 5: Nha Trang – Monkey Island (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up and transferred to Da Chong Tourist Pier, about 18 km away from the city centre to take the boat to islands. First of all you will visit Monkey Island (also known as Lao Island) is a tiny island with beautiful beaches backed by coconut palms and green forest. The island is the most active eco-tourist sight in Nha Trang. There are a lot of wild monkeys in this island. Tourists can walk around, feed the monkey, watch animal show or take a ride on the elephant (pay yourself).
Then you will turn back mainland to visit Ba Ho waterfall. Enjoy lunch at the restaurant. This afternoon you will relax at Hot Mineral Spring Center
Relax and gain your health in mud and mineral water bathing at Hot Spring Center. The inorganic mud comes from rocks and volcanic ash and is claimed to be both effective physical therapy and a cure for complexion problems. Overnight at hotel in Nha Trang.
Day 6:Nha Trang – Mui Ne (B,L)
A distance of 250 km away from Nha Trang, Mui ne - Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province is a destination of many beautiful beach resorts, hotels and white & yellow sand dunes with getting sunrise throughout the year. Start early from Nhatrang around 7.30 am and take the No.1 National Road to the South to Mui ne, Phan Thiet City, across Phan Rang city - a main land of “Cham” people Culture & Civilization over several centuries. Don’t forget to visit Cham Temples Porome on the way. Have lunch at Local Restaurant on the way, arrive in Phan Thiet around noon. You will have a short tour around the city. You will witness the bustling trade at Con Cha fish market where fresh seafood is sold. Next stop is the Thuy Tu temple where hundreds of whale skeletons are showcased. Amongst them is the biggest whale skeleton ever found in Vietnam. We will continue the tour to visit a number of tourist attractions in Phan Thiet, such as the Ho Chi Minh museum, Duc Thanh school and Quan Thanh temple (Ong Pagoda) – the oldest and largest Chinese pagoda in Binh Thuan Province. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 7: Mui Ne (B,L)
Our guide and driver will pick you up for the whole morning for sightseeing the White/Red Sand Dune and swimming at beaches. Lunch at local restaurant. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 8: Mui Ne – Saigon (B,L)
This morning is free at leisure. Our guide and driver will pick you up for lunch before driving back to Saigon. Today, you will also call at Prince’s castle (Lau Ong Hoang) and Poshanu Ancient Tower of the Cham culture. Arrive Saigon in the late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 9: Saigon – Mekong Delta (B,L)
08.00 am: We will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Tourist Boat Station in My Tho. We arrive around 11.00 am and then:
• Cruising on Tien river (Mekong River) and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice and visit to crocodile farm
• To visit fish floating market and Fish-craft village along Tien River.
• Stop at Unicorn island, go walking around countryside road, seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a horse-cart riding along Quoi Son village with peaceful scenery, and then enjoy lunch at our local restaurant.
• Take a rowing boat on small canal with beautiful scenery of coutryside, to visit honey-bee farm and enjoy honey-tea.
• To boat up Tien River to Tan Thach canal (Ben Tre) visit coconut candy workshop and handicraft workshop. Come back to My Tho . Finish your tour at My Tho harbour. Take our private bus back Hochiminh city. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 10: Saigon departure (B)
Free at leisure until get transferred to airport for your flight off. End of services.
Price: 520 USD per person in private tour
Single supplement: 220usd
The price includes:
- Private vehicle transfers 16 seat along your tour
- English speaking guides in guiding days
- Meals as mentioned each day (7 meals - B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
- 4 nights in Saigon: http://signaturesaigonhotel.com/
- 3 nights in 4 star hotel in Nhatrang: http://www.galliothotel.com/EN/index.asp
- 2 nights in nice resort in Mui Ne: http://rivaresort.com/
- Entrance tickets at indicated sites
- Private boat trip in Nha Trang, Mekong Delta
- Mud bath in Nha Trang
- Tax and service charge
- Visa to Vietnam
- Any flight tickets
- Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
- Drinks, other meals and others not mentioned clearly in the “Inclusions” above
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