This South Vietnam Mekong delta tour is designed to explore the charming nature and the unique cultures of in the south of Vietnam through the rhythm of life on the Mekong River. You will spend your time in comfort and style, navigating the complex maze of the Mekong Delta to gain an insight into life on the mighty Mekong River and its tributaries before relaxing in the idyllic seaside town of Nha Trang.
Tour code: BB 74E
Departure dates: Everyday
Destination: Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi, Cai Be, Vinh Long, Nha Trang, Southern, Vietnam.
Duration: 8 days
Day 1: Arrive HCMC
Day 2: HCMC
Day 3: HCMC - Cai Be - Vinh Long - HCMC
Day 4: HCMC - Cu Chi tunnels - Nha Trang
Day 5: Nha Trang Private Tour
Day 6 & 7: Nha Trang beach Vacation
Day 8: Nha Trang - HCMC - Departure
On arrival at HCMC's Tan Son Nhat International Airport, you will be welcomed by your guide who will take you to check in to your hotel. Later you will be taken for dinner in a fantastic local restaurant before spending the night in HCMC.
Today, you will take a half day tour visiting the bustling HCMC (formerly Saigon), the country's commercial centre. It is now home to a growing number of upscale restaurants and shops but manages to retain its traditional charm. On the tour, you visit Chinatown, the Thien Hau Pagoda, the Reunification Palace, the Opera House and Hotel de Ville. If desired, you can also visit the evocative War Remnants Museum. Explore colourful outdoor markets and Dong Khoi Street, the city's main shopping boulevard lined with shops. Overnight in HCMC.
HCMC - Cai Be - Vinh Long - HCMC (B, L)
You will be picked up from your hotel for the journey to Cai Be. Upon arrival in Cai Be, you will take a motorised boat to visit the Cai Be floating market. Here, you will see the skilful sellers navigating the waterway with their boats laden with all manner of fresh produce. You will then continue cruising to Vinh Long through the small canals to enjoy the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta. You will be met by the car in Vinh Long and driven back to HCMC where you will stay overnight.
HCMC - Cu Chi tunnels - Nha Trang (B, L)
In the morning you can enjoy a half-day private excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels. The Cu Chi Tunnels are made up of more than 200km of underground tunnels connecting the endless system of underground hideouts, shelters and traps. It was these tunnels that helped the Viet Cong defeat the combined forces of the South Vietnamese and American armies in a victory which would shock the world. Nowadays, parts of the tunnels are open to the public, giving you the chance to descend into the tunnel to experience the harrowing and claustrophobic conditions the soldiers endured. After exploring the tunnels you will transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your flight to Nha Trang. You will be met at the airport in Nha Trang and taken to your Hotel/Resort in Nha Trang where you will spend the night.
Nha Trang Private Tour (B, L)
After breakfast, you will embark on a boat trip around Nha Trang Bay, which is one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Your first stop is at the Tri Nguyen Aquarium followed by Hon Mun Island where you will have the chance to do some swimming and snorkelling. You will have lunch on Con Se Tre Island with time to relax before boarding the boat back to the harbor. From the harbour, you drive to your hotel for another night in Nha Trang.
Day 6 & 7
Nha Trang beach Vacation (Bs)
You have two free days to enjoy Nha Trang at your leisure. This area is perfect for relaxing and unwinding at the resort overlooking the beautiful bay. You can snorkel or dive among the coral reefs in crystal blue waters, hike nature trails, cool off in your private plunge pool, indulge in spa treatments or just relax on the white sandy beaches.
Nha Trang - HCMC departure (B)
There are no activities planned for today. You can enjoy your free time until the transfer to Cam Ranh airport for your flight to HCMC and your onward flight out of Vietnam.
- We take you to the parts other can't reach!
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English or French.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
- 7 breakfasts
- 4 lunches
- 1 dinner
We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
- Hotel (7 nights)
Clean and comfortable hotels with air-conditioning provided.
RATE: This rate is quoted in USD per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy. Applied for the – Private Tour. Valid from 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
Tour price includes
+ All private transfer and transportation
+ Domestic flights
+ French or English Speaking Guide.
+ Boat trip & cruise as per tour.
+ Meals as stated in the itinerary
+ All sightseeing tickets.
Tour price excludes
+ International flights & departures taxes
+ Travel insurance
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Vietnam visa stamp fee ( US$ 25 & 02 passport photos per person)
+ Other services not mentioned above.
What to take
+ Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
+ It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat, towels, toiletries, flash lights, sunglasses & hat with shade…
Have a good journey!