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Vietnam-SAIGON EXPLORER-5D/4N

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Duration

5days 4nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

30 people

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Languages

English

Overview

Best Places to visit in Vietnam

Vietnam is a small country in Southeast Asia, surrounded by neighbouring countries such as China, Cambodia and Laos. It has become a widely popular destination known for its beaches and Buddhist pagodas. This is the perfect balance of history, culture and natural wonders. One of the most admiral countries in Asia with natural beauty and a unique heritage awarded by millions of real travellers. There are many Best places to visit in Vietnam that are famous for their uniqueness, which will certainly excite you from the heart.

This is an extremely important tourist attraction that marks the development of a vibrant city. This is the first swing bridge that was designed and built by the Vietnamese and is considered the pride of the city. This bridge looks more fabulous when it is colourfully illuminated at night with amazing light shows.

Great beach for exploring with clean, warm water, perfect for swimming and walking. Surrounded by several seafood restaurants and changing beach huts here and there. The best time to visit is from April to August.

A long, narrow country sandwiched between the South China Sea and the borders of Laos and Cambodia, Vietnam is a country of amazing landscapes that range from lush rice terraces and forest mountains in the north to the picturesque valleys of the Central Upland and fertile deltas and beautiful beaches of the south.

Vietnam saw its fair share of the struggle. For almost a thousand years before 938 AD, Vietnam had been in control of the protectorate of France in France for almost a thousand years. After independence, there was a war in Vietnam. Today, Vietnam is a proud country, and you can understand why. Not only for the fierce defence of their own independence, but also for incredible landscapes and history.

The first words on everyone’s lips when it comes to Vietnam are undoubtedly Halong Bay, a beautiful complex of karst islands and formations off the northern coast. Hanoi is a bustling capital city filled with motorbikes. Hoi An has a lot of historical heritage, beaches sparkle in the resort town of Nha Trang, and the Mekong Delta is full of winding waterways, floating markets and lush landscapes. The  best places to visit in Vietnam are almost endless.

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Hanoi arrival (D)
Day 1 - Hanoi arrival (D)

On arrival at Tan San Nhat Airport, picked up and transferred to hotel. Ho Chi Minh City, a bustling metropolis, contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping areas and sidewalk cafés. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city Accommodation : At the hotel in Saigon Meals : Dinner at Ashokha Restaurant Distance : Airport – Central: 7 – 8km  30 minute transfer

Day 2 - Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon Half Day city tour (B, L, D)
Day 2 - Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon Half Day city tour (B, L, D)

Morning after having breakfast, depart for the famous Cu Chi Tunnels which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Afternoon, we take a half day of city tour to visit all famous sites of this bustling city. The first destination is the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, followed by some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral. Apart from the religious meaning, the even more special captivating point of this Cathedral is its special neo-Romanesque style of architecture. Next, it is on to the Old Saigon Post Office. After visiting the Jade Emperor Pagoda, we continue our trip to the bustling Ben Thanh Market, which is firstly well-known as the place for real Vietnamese food. There are a number of vendors and food stalls in the market food section that offers guests many freshly delicious dishes. You also can find any goods for daily use as well as variety of eye-catching local handicrafts, souvenirs here. Overnight at the hotel in HCM city Accommodation : At the hotel in Saigon Meals : Breakfast at hotel : Lunch at Ganesh Restaurant : Dinner at Tandoor restaurant.

Day 3 - Saigon- My Tho- Saigon (B, L, D)
Day 3 - Saigon- My Tho- Saigon (B, L, D)

We drive to My Tho, best known for its extensive orchards and immense fruit gardens of Mekong Delta. Arrival in My Tho, we take boat cruise on the Mekong River to see the “Dragon-Unicorn-Tortoise-Phoenix” islets before heading to the Thoison islets for visiting local house making their traditional products from coconut, banana caramel and coconut caramel. Have lunch at a local restaurant on islet then swim sampan through Coconut canals. We then come back to pier for the next visit to Dong Tam Snake farm (if time permits), including a number of snake breeds for eating, for their skins and for producing antivenin. Most of the snakes raised here are pythons and cobras. Transfer back to Saigon Accommodation : At the hotel in Saigon Meals : Breakfast at hotel : Lunch at Mekong Restop Restaurant – Vietnamese Cuisine : Dinner at Ashokha Restaurant Distance : Saigon Central - My Tho: 75km  2 hour transfer

Day 4 - Saigon Free & easy (B)
Day 4 - Saigon Free & easy (B)

Today you have free day for shopping tour in Saigon. Overnight in Saigon Accommodation : At the hotel in Saigon Meals : Breakfast at hotel

Day 5 - Saigon Depart (B)
Day 5 - Saigon Depart (B)

Breakfast at hotel then you are free at hotel until transfer to the airport for your departure. End of service! Accommodation : Check-out time is 12h00 Meals : Breakfast at hotel

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Included/Excluded

  • Private boat and sampan on Mekong River
  • Private driver and air-conditioned vehicle
  • Meals included as indicated
  • Private tour with local English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Cold water and towel during the trip
  • 1. All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals
  • 2. Surcharges as applicable due to peak season, surcharge dates, trade fair dates.
  • 3. Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages and starters
  • 4. Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary
  • 5. Mandatory Christmas/New Year Eve dinner cost will be applicable as advised by the hotels.
  • 6. Any services not mentioned in the inclusions list
  • 7. Services of Tour Manager are not included in this package
  • 8. Tips and porter-age
  • 9. Tourism tax is excluded wherever applicable
  • 10. Tips are excluded wherever applicable
  • 11. 5% GST excluded

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