Southern Highlights 8 days | The South of Vietnam

Southern Highlights 8 days | The South of Vietnam

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Duration
: 8 days / 7 nights
Transport
: Air-conditioned vehicles, Boat, Flight
Destination
: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Da Lat – Nha Trang
Code
: VN2018-18
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Southern Highlights 8 days | The South of Vietnam


Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Da Lat – Nha Trang
 
ITINERARY
Day 1 HO CHI MINH CITY – ARRIVAL (-)
Upon arrival, welcome by the local guide at Tan Son Nhat airport, transfer and check-in at the hotel.
Note: Rooms are available from 2pm.
In the afternoon, time is at leisure to discovery the city.
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Meal: Not included
 
Day 2 HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.
Drive to Cu Chi District. Visit of famous amazing complex of underground tunnels. There are more than 200 km of tunnels, comprising a main axis system with many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters and other tunnels. You have the chance to crawl through this amazing system of tunnels.
 
Lunch at local restaurant in Cu Chi.
Afternoon, explore Ho Chi Minh City, the economic capital of the country. Visit the old colonial residential quarter, including the City Hall, built from 1902-1908 in a French colonial style, Opera House, built in 1897 by French Architect Eugene Ferret, the contemporary Reunification Palace (inside) and the elegant 19th century Notre-Dame Cathedral.  Then, stroll around the Central Post Office built, neoclassical architectural style, built in the early 20th century by Eiffel.
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
 
Day 3 HO CHI MINH CITY – FULL DAY MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.
Day trip explore the Mekong Delta in Ben Tre. Take a boat trip to island on the Mekong River to a local workshop where handicraft and sweets from coconut are being produced. The boat trip takes you along the island to visit local floating fish farm. Proceed by sampan boats through the small canals and side arms of the river to observe the daily life along the river banks. Visit orchards and taste some homemade honey-tea, savor fresh seasonal fruits.
 
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda, quite possibly the most beautiful pagoda in Vietnam before driving back Ho Chi Minh City.
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
 
Day 4 HO CHI MINH CITY  DA LAT (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.
Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for a short flight to Da Lat. Lying 1,500 m above sea level and surrounded by pine hills, Da Lat has been known as the prime hill resort city  thanks to its mild weather, romantic valleys, tranquil lakes surrounded by pine hills, colonial time villas, pagodas and monasteries. Da Lat is also the flower festival city of Vietnam.
 
Lunch at local restaurant.
Transfer to the Da Lat cable car station. Savor the panoramic views of Da Lat from the platform and then board the cable car for an enjoyable ride above pine forests and rolling hills to Truc Lam Pagoda – the largest Institute of Meditation in Vietnam. Continue with visits of the King Bao Dai's Summer Palace, Co who was the 13th and last emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam, Domain de Marie Monastery, Crazy House, and a number of other well-known tourist attractions in Da Lat.
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Da Lat
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
 
Day 5 DALAT – FULL DAY (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.
Early morning stroll through the local market famous for its fresh vegetables and flowers.
Proceed to the old French colonial railway station for a 15 minutes diesel train ride through vegetable plantations to Trai Mat village, visiting Linh Phuoc Buddhist pagoda. On the way back to city by car, stop to visit a wine factory.
 
Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit the Lat Minority village, a chance to observe the customs and traditions of the Lat minority people and see their handicrafts. The day ends with the visit of the XQ Folk village and a cup of traditional tea. 
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Da Lat
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
 
Day 6 DA LAT – NHA TRANG (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.
Check out of the hotel and drive to Nha Trang. Enjoy the beautiful ride landscaped with glass houses, tea plantations before descending onto the fertile coastal plain that encompassing the old land of Chams, the ancient inhabitant of the central Vietnam.
 
Upon arrival in Nha Trang, visit the Po Nagar Temples – outstanding examples of Cham architecture situated on Mount Cu Lao. Savor the panoramic views of the surrounding bay and countryside from the hilltop. The Po Nagar Cham Towers are sacred Hindu site dating back to the 2nd century AD. The town was built between the 7th and 12th centuries and is still used as a place of pilgrimage for Cham and Vietnamese Buddhists.
Continue to visit of Linh Son Pagoda, which was built in the early 19th century, is also worth a visit. In addition to its beautifully decorated floor with dragons and mosaics in glass and ceramics, we also find some beautiful halls with modern interpretations of traditional Vietnamese motifs.
On top of the hill behind the pagoda seen the 14 meter tall white Buddha sitting on a lotus flower and looking out over the city. Here is a magnificent view to the coast and its many peculiar rock formations, which relates many stories about giants, elves and unrequited love.
 
Check in the hotel and have time at leisure in late afternoon.
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
 
Day 7 NHA TRANG – FULL DAY (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning, pick up at your hotel and drive to the harbor for embarkation. Visit the Tri Nguyen Aquarium and continue the cruise to Mun Island – Vietnam’s only marine park. Snorkeling at the island to discover Nha Trang’s stunning underwater world, sunbath and swim at Tam Island. Hop on a local basket boat and enjoy a seafood lunch at Mieu Island or at Con Se Tre Resort (Bamboo Resort). Explore the life of fishermen at Mieu fishing village before we return the harbor and back to the hotel.
 
Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
 
Day 8 NHA TRANG – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel.
Leisure until check out time at 12h00.
Transfer to airport or railway station for your next destination.
 
Accommodation: Not included
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
 
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MONEY : Vietnamese Dong (VND); ATMs and Money changers throughout the country. USD widely accepted. As of Aug 2016: 1USD = 22.500 VND
 
ELECTRICITY : Vietnam mainly uses 220V but in some areas, 110V is used. A mixture of flat and round 2-pin outlets are used in the country.
 
DIALING CODE : +84
TIME ZONE : GMT/UTC +7

VISAS:Most nationals require a visa to enter Vietnam and all travelers must have a passport valid for at least 6 months after their planned exit from Vietnam. Visa on Arrival service is possible with advance notice to Hanoi Redtours to prepare all permissions and documents.
 
GETTING THERE & AWAY : Vietnam has 3 international airports: Tan Son Nhat Airport (Ho Chi Minh City), Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi) and Danang Airport. These airports are well connected to major Asian cities with increasing international connections.
 
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS : Vietnam celebrates many holidays; however it is rare that shops are closed. The exception is Tet, the Vietnamese New Year - officially a three-day holiday but many businesses close down for a full week. This is the busiest time of the year for traveling in Vietnam and hotels, flights and trains are often full. 2012 Dates :  22-25 January.
 
LANGUAGE : The national language of Vietnam is Vietnamese. In big cities and in places with many tourists, people can speak basic English. As Vietnamese has six different tones, it is a difficult language for most foreigners to speak despite the fact that the Roman alphabet is used in the modern Vietnamese script.
 
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WHEN TO GO?

Vietnam's weather varies greatly from north to south with each area marked by slightly different seasons and climates. Because of these regional variations, there are always pleasant and favorable areas to visit throughout the year. The north, overall, tends to be cooler than the rest of the country. During the winter from November till February, the day time temperature is cool and the weather often damp. Central Vietnam experiences warm weather from July to October and wet, colder weather from November to May. Although the temperature remains fairly steady throughout the year, Southern Vietnam has two seasons. The dry season lasts from December to May, while from June to November is the rainy season
 
Stay in three-star accommodation during your tour. 
8 days tour from: 
$384 per person in twin share. Apply for group of 10 Paxs.          


Rates vary frequently. Please contact us: info@vietnamholiday.com  to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs

Hotel list in package (the first priority)

Hanoi: 2 nights
  • La Suite or the same
  • Add: 52 Ma May, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Ha Long Cruise: 1 night
Ninh Binh: 1 night
  • Thuy Anh Hotel or the same
  • Add: 55A Truong Han Sieu str, Phuc Thanh Ward, Ninh Binh City Center, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Hoi An: 3 nights
  • Vinh Hung 2 or the same
  • Add: 96 Ba Trieu St., Hoi An Ancient Town, Quang Nam

Our prices include:
Accommodation in shared double or twin room at selected hotels with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom.
Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle as per program.
English speaking guide for each area except during time at leisure.
Entrance fees, boat fees for all sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program.
Boat for the trips mentioned.
Meals as mentioned in the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner.
Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles
Government taxes currently in force (V.A.T.).
 
Our prices do not include:
Visa for Vietnam (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.)
International flights and airport taxes.
Domestic flight Hanoi – Hue & Danang – Ho Chi Minh city and airport taxes.
Optional tours
Surcharges for other language guides
Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday
Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned.
 
Note:
Visa into Vietnam available upon arrival at the airport with prior arrangement for authorization letter. 
In general most places are closed in Vietnam throughout the period of the Lunar New Year.
Program is subject to change without notice due to airline schedules or cancellation of some flights.
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