Vietnam - the country of the beautiful landscapes. They are divided into 3 main regions: Northern, Central and Southern part. Once you come to visit, you will be surprised by its beauty. This tour consists of the most interesting tourist attractions from the North to the South of the country. It is suitable for travellers who want to discover the new world.
Included: Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included according to itinerary only
Accommodation: 2-star standard hotels with private bathroom referring to itinerary
Entrance fees: All entrance fees are included in the trip according to the itinerary
Transport: Car/minibus and boat where stated in itinerary
English speaking tour guide: Included on part of the tour, please refer to itinerary Not included: · Personal Travel Insurance (compulsory)
· Visa to Vietnam
· Meals not mentioned as included
· Tips to guide and drivers
· Personal expenditures
All other expenses not stated as included in the above
· You are ensured to see most of the highlights Vietnam offers, whilst not having to think about the practicalities. It is all taken care of!
· Trek, cruise, beach relax and city visityour way from North to South
· Get to know the Vietnamese history, culture and customs as you go – we promise you the best of the best!
Day 22: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta
The tour starts at your hotel at around 08:00 AM, from where we drive to Cai Be. On the way to Cai Be, you can see green rice fields stretching towards the horizon. After arrival in Cai Be, we take a sampan (local transport) cruise to visit the rice cake producer, rice paper workshop and the popcorn/coconut candy mill. After the production visit we go to the Cai Be floating market, where sellers and buyers are bargaining and exchanging their goods from their boats. We then visit the Ba Kiet ancient house, where we also have lunch. After lunch we take a boat to visit the An Binh islands (Vinh Long). On An Binh there will be a chance to enjoy the local tropical fruits while listening to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music" performed by the islanders. We then continue our drive to Cant Tho, where we check-in at our hotel. In the evening you will have dinner and time to explore the area by yourself. (L, D)
Day 23: Cai Rang Floating Market - Chau Doc.
After breakfast, we start our trip with a boat cruise on the endless Mekong River, to the colourful Cai Rang floating market. At the market there will be hundreds of boats loaded with fruits, vegetables and fish. We continue the trip with another visit to a market located beside the river. At the market we can watch the local people buy, sell or exchange their products. From the market visiting a village to see the locals' way of living. Leaving the local village and driving to Chau Doc Town, where we visit the woman pagoda and Thoai Ngoc Hau Temple. (B, L, D)
Day 24: Mekong Delta - PhnomPenh.
Check out hotel. Pick up and transfer to boat quay. From here, you take an express boat trip Chau Doc – PhnomPenh at 07:30 AM (the boat trip takes about 5 hours).The trip ends here. (B)
Key: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner
Get to know culture, history, do trekking, boat trips, DMZ zone, visit old towns, beach relaxing, easy rider….
Child age: 5 – 9 years old
Child price: See “rates”
This tour is not recommended for: children below 5 years old
2-star standard hotels with private bathroom
Car/minibus, train, plane, motorbike and boats
All year, however heavy rain may be expected during the rainy season (May-October)
This product may be affected by Vietnamese TET (New Year) – normally in Jan/Feb. Specific dates are blocked in the booking calendar if and when not bookable.
What can you expect during TET? The lunar New Year is very important to the Vietnamese. The days are spent together with family and relatives in private homes to celebrate. Expect the streets to be fairly empty and life at street level to be very limited.
Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon, Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Phnom Penh