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An experience we will never forget
March 24, 2012

The four day trip will give you to understand more about history and people of Vietnam. In additional, you have chance to get overnight on board in the Mekong Delta and enjoy the Vietnamese specialties.  

 


Detailed program


Day 1: Sai Gon Arrival
You are met guide and driver at the airport and then transferring to Sai Gon centre to check in hotel. The rest of day you are free & easy. Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon

Day 2: Sai Gon Half Day – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Then we drive to Cu Chi Tunnels (70km from Sai Gon) was created around 1948 to assist Viet Minh in their combat with the French. Building continued over the next 25 years until it was an underground city with living areas, kitchens, storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers. In places, it could house up to 10,000 people who virtually lived underground for years…. getting married, raising children. During the American War the entire area of Cu Chi was designated a free fire zone and was heavily bombarded. From 1988, two sections of tunnels have been opened up for visitors. Back to Sai Gon and have lunch at the local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and the General Post Office. Travel along Dong Khoi street, see the Opera House and the Peoples’ Committee building built in 1897 by French architect Ferret Eugene, the 800 seat Opera House was used as the home of the Lower House Assembly of South Vietnam after 1956, continue to visit The Reunification Palace (Ex-Presidential Palace) which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon


Day 3: Sai Gon – Le Cochinchine cruise (B, L, D)
You are picked up at the hotel at 08:30 am to transfer to Cai Be (100km). Upon arrival, boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking for visit the handicraft village of the local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits
-  10h00 Up for cruise to continue to Cantho via Cho LACH and TRAON
- 12h00 Disembark Cho LACH village. Make a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially some orchards (orange grove) with its famer
- Cruise to continue to Traon. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise
- A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches. Dinner and nite on board in TRAON.

Day 4: Le Cochinchine cruise – Sai Gon departure (B)
- The noise of the floating market wakes you up early in the morning After breakfast, the cruise continues to Can Tho. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on the river. Leisurely cruise up the BASSAC river while you enjoy the beautiful scenery
- Arrive Cantho, a small boat will take you explore the CaiRang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards
- 10h00 Disembark to drive return Sai Gon around 3 pm and then transfer to the airport for the next destination. End of services


Price and Included

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  2. From To   17/11/2018


Supplement
Single supplement (157 USD)

Hotels list of this tour Stars Cities
Saphire (Tan My Dinh 2) Ho Chi Minh City

Included

- Transport by the air-conditioned private car
- The private English speaking guide
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- 01 night on board (Le Cochinchine cruise)
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water


Excluded

- International & domestic air-tickets
- Personal travel insurance
- Visa to Vietnam

- Bank charge fees for payment
- Tips and personal expenses such as: laundry, telephone, drinks…
- Other services not mentioned in the "Inclusion"

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