20 Day Southern and Center of Vietnam with 4 Star Accommodation

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Seeing the Mekong Delta lifestye, enjoying Nha Trang Beach, feeling the beauty of Da Lat and learning the history about Hue ancient capital…

Highlights
Tour Highlights
  • 20 Days exploring the south and the center of Vietnam
  • 17 Comfortable stays at 4 star hotels, 2 cruise overnight on Mekong Eyes cruise
  • 2 Domestic flights: Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang, Da Lat – Hue (7 kg for hand luggage, 20 kg for check-in luggage)
  • All transfers, airport pick-ups and drop-offs
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned attractions
  • Meals noted in itinerary–daily breakfasts plus 5 lunches and 1 dinner
  • Chauffeured transfers to each sight in the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus
  • Group size varies from more than 10 to more than 30 people each tour

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Travel period: 2023 & 2024
  • Blackout period: 1 Feb – 17 Feb 2024
  • Booking must be made at least 10 days prior to departure
  • Tour starts every day in the mentioned periods (subject to availability)
  • Child policy available upon request

TOUR OVERVIEW

Day

Activity

Meal

Day 1

Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

 

Day 2

Cu Chi Tunnels

B, L

Day 3

Mekong Delta Cruising

B, L, D

Day 4

Mekong Delta Cruising

B, L, D

Day 5

Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City

B, L

Day 6

Fly to Nha Trang – Leisure

B

Day 7

Nha Trang Bay tour

B, L

Day 8

Nha Trang Free day

B

Day 9

Nha Trang Free day

B

Day 10

Transfer to Da Lat – Leisure

B

Day 11

Da Lat City Tour

B, L

Day 12

Da Lat Free Day

B

Day 13

Fly to Hue – Leisure

B

Day 14

Hue City Tour

B, L

Day 15

Transfer to Hoi An – Leisure

B

Day 16

My Son Sanctuary Tour

B, L

Day 17

Hoi An Free Day – Relaxation Massage

B

Day 18

Basket Boat Tour

B

Day 19

Hoi An Free Day

B

Day 20

Hoi An Departure

B

 

Price

Tour Price

  • Tour cost: 1992 USD/person
  • Single supplement: 1,050 USD/person

Tour Includes

  • 2 Domestic flights: Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang, Da Lat – Hue (7 kg hand luggage, 20kg check in luggage)
  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Tour Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Laundry, telephone calls and personal expenses
  • Drinks and Tips
Itinerary

Day 1Ho Chi Minh City arrival

On your arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

Today we head to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Cu Chi is a network of more than 120 km under the ground and were built by sweat and blood of Vietnamese guerrillas to hide and fight against the rival forces. We will learn how the Vietnamese made and used many kinds of booby traps used during Vietnam War and explain the methods of creating, maintaining and living in these tunnels as well as the special technique of hiding smoke invented by the guerrillas. The visit also includes visiting different type of underground halls, secret work-ing, meeting rooms. Have lunch before transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City Center. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3Mekong Delta Cruising (B, L, D)

After breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel to depart for Cai Be on the Mekong River.. You board your comfortable wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink get shown the on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people. In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits. Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong river. The cruise boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious onboard dinner. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.

Day 4Mekong Delta Cruising (B, L, D)

Morning cruise and morning tea break served on board. Continue exploring villages along Mekong River. Having cooking class on board. Overnight on cruise.

Day 5Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast. After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. On even dates, you will explore the small channels of the mekong delta around Cai Be with a small sampan or by foot. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see some local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards. After, disembark from your ship and be met and transferred back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 6Fly to Nha Trang - Leisure (B)

You will be picked up from your hotel to airport for flight to Nha Trang. On arrival to Nha Trang, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. Thes rest of day is at your leisure. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 7Nha Trang Bay Tour (B, L)

09h15 – 9h45: Pick up from your hotel by air-conditioned van to transfer to the Cau Da port to start the trip.
10h30: VISIT MUN ISLAND (Coral Island). The best place for swimming and snorkeling and you’ll be impressed with the magnificent coral reefs that surround the island.
12h00: TU HAI RESTAURANT Enjoy seafood lunch on the Tu Hai restaurant. Try your luck with fishing rods & baits provided and you can enjoy the fishes caught by yourself.
14h00 – 15h30: VISIT TAM ISLAND
Relaxing at the 4-star resort. The services are included:

1. Welcome drink.
2. Immerse yourself in the warm clear water by a 1,000- meter long white sandy beach.
3. Relax on the beach with utilities as beach umbrella, beach chair.
4. Use of 2,400 sq. blue swimming pool facing to Nha Trang Bay.
5. Amuse with variety of games on the beach like bamboo basket boat and kayak.
6. Beach soccer and volleyball.
7. Discover interesting floating park and practicing the shooting skill with Nerf gun (20 min).
8. Dancing show program – Morning: 11:00 AM – 12:00AM and afternoon: 2:00PM – 3:00 PM.
9. Enjoy seasonal fresh fruits. Serving from 2:30 PM.
10. The kid club area comprises of creative games for children complying with safety regulations. A cautions baby-sister takes care of children.
11. Take a tour to visit the ancient house with traditional pottery & winemaking, ethnic weaving handicraft conic hat making.
15h40: End of the tour and take you back to the hotel.

Day 8Nha Trang Free Day (B)

A free day in Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 9Nha Trang Free Day (B)

A free day in Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 10Transfer to Da Lat - Leisure (B)

After breakfast, the driver will meet you at hotel then he will transfer you to Da Lat (approximately 4 hours). Upon arrival, check in hotel then the rest of day is at your leisure. Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 11Da Lat City Tour (B, L)

Today head out on a tour of the city to learn about its fascinating colonial heritage. Visit the Domaine de Marie Church, the church’s history goes back to its initial construction in 1940 and is French and Vietnamese style of architecture. After, continue to the Flower Gardens. These gardens were established in 1966 and include hydrangeas, fuchsias and orchids, the latter in shaded buildings to the left of the entrance. Then, learn about local crates at an embroidery workshop. The highlight of the day will be when you board an open-air train for a journey through fantastic scenery to Trai Mat hamlet. End the day with a local coffee by Xuan Huong lake.

Day 12Da Lat Free Day (B)

A free day in Da Lat for relaxing. Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 13 Fly to Hue - Leisure (B)

You will be picked up from your hotel to airport for flight to Hue. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to hotel. Check in at hotel and the rest of day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hue.

Day 14Hue City Tour (B, L)

Today you will be picked up from the hotel for a tour and visit to the Imperial Citadel. This was the centre of power for the Nguyen Dynasty who ruled between 1802 and 1945. Here, we will visit Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and the Forbidden Purple City. Later, we will board a boat for a wonderful trip on Perfume River and a visit to Thien Mu pagoda where you will enjoy a vegetarian meal prepared by the local nuns. This afternoon continue with a visit to the fantastic tombs of the emperors Minh Mang and Khai Dinh. Your guide will give you a deep understanding of the King’s philosophy of geomancy and how this affected royal life. After, return to the hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 15Transfer to Hoi An - Leisure (B)

You will be transferred to Hoi An by private car. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 16My Son Sanctuary Tour (B, L)

Our guide will pick you up at around 8.15 am and take you to My Son, a World Heritage site, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. You will learn about the Cham history and how this massive sanctuary was built. My Son is a complex consisting of more than 65 architectural towers and temples dating back to 4th century. The site was used for religious ceremonies for Kings of the ruling dynasty as well as burial site for national heroes and royal family up to the 19th century. My Son is considered to be of same historical significance as Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. After the visit, you will be taken about 30km by bus and embark on boat for the trip along the Thu Bon River back to Hoi An for lunch. After lunch, you will be dropped at hotel. The rest of day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 17Hoi An Free Day - Relaxation Massage (B)

10:45 You will be picked up for a transfer to Pandanus Spa.
11:00 Enjoy 1 hour boddy massage.
12:30 Drop off at hotel.
The rest of day is at your leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 18Basket Boat Tour (B)

09:00 Get picked up at the hotel then go to Hoi An Coconut Village.
Paddling on Thu Bon river by the basket boat then go through and explore Bay Mau Coconut Forest. On
the way you go, you will be able to:
– Enjoy the beauty of Bay Mau Coconut Forest.
– Go through Bay Mau Coconut Forest.
– Watch basket boat performance spin around.
– See how traditionally throwing fishing net.
– Enjoy catching crabs
– Enjoy coconut juice
10:00 Get dropped off at the hotel.
The rest of day is at your leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 19Hoi An Free Day (B)

You will have a day to relax and explore Hoi An on your own. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 20Hoi An Departure (B)

Check out of hotel at 12pm, leisure time until airport transfer to airport for your onward flight.

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