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Treasure of Oriental

Treasure of Oriental

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Vietnam  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 219 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1907 US Dollar (USD)

Saigon was renamed Ho Chi Minh city in 1975 who is a great hero of National Vietnam. The Bronze memorial of Ho Chi Minh stands in front the city hall. Ho Chi Minh City was once used to be a strong post of Viet Minh central of command, Mekong Delta, a world wonder of Cu Chi Tunnels by 200km, cruising on a channel, most beautiful of splendid scenery, visiting Cham pagodas and your 8 days tour in these areas will help you understanding more about Vietnam.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Ho Chi Minh. On arrival at Tan San Nhat Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel. Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals, is a center of commerce, finance, culture and tourism in Vietnam. This bustling metropolis, contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping area and sidewalk cafés. (If time permits) we stroll around the down town to explore the different local ways of life. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Includes: (B)

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Ho Chi Minh. The sightseeing tour acquaints us with some major sights of the city. We pass the now-demolished wartime American Embassy before we visit the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office. After seeing the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War Remnant Museum, we continue our trip on to the bustling Ben Thanh Market where anything and everything is for sale. We then drive this afternoon, to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network of approximately 200 kilometers constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Includes: (B)

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh. Heading out of the town, we travel by road to My Tho Province. On arrival, we embark on a boat navigating around the small canals in the Mekong Delta, which is a great way to observe the local lifestyle close-up. We pass through the lush green vegetation before arriving at an orchard where there are some opportunities to visit the various fascinating local industries. After feasting on a huge lunch followed with seasonal fruits, we return to Ho Chi Minh, stopping off along the way to see the beautiful Ving Trang Pagoda and the Cho Lon, Saigon’s Chinatown, which is crammed with fascinating temples and mysterious, narrow lanes. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Includes: (B)

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh – Da Lat. An early morning start to drive up to Da Lat, one of Vietnam’s most charming towns. The drive offers fantastic views. At an elevation of 15,000 meters, Da Lat was founded as a hill station to enable the colonials to escape the heat and chaos of Saigon at the beginning of the 20th century. The city is set around a lake and surrounded forests, waterfalls and rolling countryside. On arrival, we will have time wandering around the downtown to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere “city of eternal spring”. Overnight in Da Lat. Includes: (B)

Day 5: Da Lat – Nha Trang. The sightseeing tour of Da Lat begins with the summer residence of Vietnam’s last Emperor Bao Dai, who was forced to abdicate in 1945, shortly after the end of the World War II. We then continue our trip to the Lam Tee Ni Pagoda and the Crazy House of Hang Nag, a brightly painted concrete structure which embraces itself around trees, mimicking there shapes. The Central Market and the Love Valley are also vested, this morning before we travel by road to Nihau Trang, passing the famous Cam Ranch Bay. En route, we make stop over at the scenic pass of Nona Much and the 13th century Po Kong Aria Cham Towers. Overnight in Nihau Trang. Includes: (B)

Day 6: Nha Trang. The picturesque coastal town of Nihau Trang is an ideal place for anyone seeking an enjoyable escape. Heading out of the town, we take a boat trip, exploring some nearby islands of the South China Sea and spend our time on the turquoise water enjoying swimming, snorkeling or lazing on a beach. A seafood lunch is some enjoyment of the trip. The remainder of the day is for our visit to the Long Son Pagoda with its famous Buda Image and the impressive Poniard Cham Towers which are overlooking the colorful fishing port. Overnight in Nha Trang. Includes: (B)

Day 7: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh. The return trip to Ho Chi Minh begins as we depart Nihau Trang, traveling through many pretty beaches and villages. The journey is long, but you can make stop as you please, to stretch your legs and take photographs. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Includes: (B)

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh – Departure. There is a free time to relax or further explore Ho Chi Minh City. The tour ends after your transfer to Tan San Nhat Airport for departure. Includes: (B)

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Cost Includes:
* Transportation in private air-conditioned
* Accommodation in hotels (twin shared)
* Boat trip as stated in above sights
* English or French speaking guide
* Admission fee to indicated sights
* Meals: B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
* Domestic govt tax and service charge
* Luggage handling

Cost Excludes:
* International air tickets to/from Vietnam
* Domestic Air ticket with airport tax
* Visa stamping fee
* Departure airport tax
* Travel Insurance in all kinds
* Meals: (lunch/dinner, quoted separately)
* Single room (quoted separately)
* Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others not stated

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