Vietnam adventure tour 18 days Dung Master Monday, July 7, 2014 No Comment

Tour highlights : Ho Chi Minh City - Phu Quoc Island - Vinh Long - Cai Be - My Tho - Ben Tre - Dalat - Danang - Hoian - Hue - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Day 1- in Saigon: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon at 9:30pm – Pick up
  • Day 2- in Phu Quoc: Saigon – Fly to Phu Quoc (B)
  • Day 3- in Phu Quoc: Phu Quoc relaxing (B)
  • Day 4- in Phu Quoc : Phu Quoc relaxing (B)
  • Day 5- in Vinh Long: Boat Phu Quoc to Rach Gia – Vinh Long/ Cai Be (Mekong Delta) (B)
  • Day 6- in Saigon: Cai Be Floating Market – My Tho – Ben Tre Boat Trip – Saigon (B)
  • Day 7- in Dalat : Saigon – fly to Dalat (B)
  • Day 8- in Dalat: Dalat Tour (B)
  • Day 9- in Dalat: Dalat relaxing (B)
  • Day 10- in Hoi An :Dalat – Fly to Danang/ Hoi An (B)
  • Day 11- in Hoi An: Hoi An Cycling, Boat Trip & Cooking Class Half Day – Relaxing – (B, L)
  • Day 12- in Hoi An: Hoi An relaxing (B)
  • Day 13- in Hue: Hoi An – Hue City Tour & Boat Trip (B)
  • Day 14- on train: Hue relaxing – Catch train to Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon (B)
  • Day 15- in Saigon: Ho Chi Minh City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnel (B)
  • Day 16- in Saigon: Ho Chi Minh City relaxing (B)
  • Day 17- in Saigon: Ho Chi Minh City relaxing (B)
  • Day 18- Departure Ho Chi Minh City relaxing (B) – Departure (B)
Day 1 : Arrival Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon
Upon arrival at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City or still called Saigon, we are welcomed by our guide to transfer to the hotel for check in.
Stay overnight at hotel in Saigon
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- Accommodation in Saigon : SINGATURE HOTEL – 3 Star

Day 2 : Saigon – Fly to Phu QuocThis morning, we leave Saigon for Phu Quoc by a short flight. As soon as arrive to Phu Quoc, you are met and transferred to hotel for check in. The rest time for you relaxing in Phu Quoc.
Stay overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Domestic air ticket : Saigon – Phu Quoc (Vietnam Airline)
- Accommodation in Phu Quoc : THIEN HAI SON RESORT – 3 Star


Day 3 : Phu Quoc relaxing (B)
Free time at your leisure
Stay overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc
Include:
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Phu Quoc : THIEN HAI SON RESORT – 3 Star

Day 4 : Phu Quoc relaxing (B)Free time at your leisure
Stay overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc
Include:
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Phu Quoc : THIEN HAI SON RESORT – 3 Star

Day 5 : Phu Quoc – Boat to Rach Gia – Cai Be/ Vinh Long (Mekong Delta) (B)
Free time until check out hotel and our driver transfer you to the ferry to catch the speedboat to Rach Gia, arrival to Rach Gia, you are met and transferred to Cai Be/ Vinh Long to check in hotel.
Stay overnight at hotel in Vinh Long
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Speedboat: Phu Quoc – Rach Gia
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Cai Be/ Vinh Long: CUU LONG B HOTEL- 3 star

Day 6 : Cai Be Floating Market – My Tho – Ben Tre Boat Trip - Saigon (B)
In the morning, we enjoy Cai Be Floating Market in Vinh Long, Here we will board our private boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals to Vinh Long. Visit Orchards farms, handicraft village, then we transfer to My Tho city. The trip continues on the motorized boat on the Tien river to the Qui (Tortoise islet). On the way, you will view the fishing port, stilt houses, boat-building workshops, the other Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. The cruise will lead you through Bao Dinh canal to enter Ben Tre province, “the country of coconut”, to see a typical agricultural model call “Garden – Pond – Cage” then enjoy coconut candy mill and the relaxing honey tea. Then the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal – fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s tree and cool breezes is something you can not miss. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard garden.After lunch, we will walk along the village, visit fruit garden, enjoy the tropical fruit while you are listening to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music” performed by the islanders. Here we also can join the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside. Your expectations will be fulfilled by final boat trip back to My Tho on the Tan Thach natural canal. Car back to Saigon.
Stay overnight at hotel in Saigon

Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Private boat trip
- Tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Saigon : SINGATURE HOTEL – 3 Star

Day 7 : Saigon – Fly to Dalat (B)
This morning, we leave Saigon for Dalat, upon arrive to Dalat, you are met and transferred to hotel. The rest time for you relaxing in Dalat.
Stay overnight at hotel in Dalat
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Domestic air ticket : Saigon – Dalat (Vietnam airline)
- Accommodation in Dalat : NGOC LAN HOTEL – 4 star

Day 8 : Dalat Tour (B)We pick you up at your hotel and transfer toRoBin Hill-The Cable Car Station to get the panorama view of the Dalat City and enjoy the marvelous sight of the pine forested valley stretched down to the South. After taking some photos of this, an option to take the cable car descending down 300 meters with the nice view of flower, vegetable fields dotted in the pine forested valley below to visit to Tuyen Lam Lake. Surrounding by pine forest, Tuyen Lam Lake looks like a paradise with the Zen meditation monastery named Truc Lam, a very quiet scenery beside it’s beautiful flower garden, which is built on the top of Phoenix Hill. Keep driving southward, you can choose to visit Prenn waterfall where to try elephant riding or Datanla waterfall with magnificent view and can be approached by the roller coaster. On the way back to Dalat City, we visit the French districtwith many old-style villas dimly appears in the pine trees. Next place is Dalat Railway Stationwhich is the oldest and the most beautiful railway station in Indochina. After an hour for lunch, we continue our trip to the north part of Dalat. Valley of Love is the most romantic place for lovers with many beautiful love-signs, flowers, and pine hills scenery beside the Da Thien lake. If you love art work, XQ Embroidery village is a worthy place to see many miraculous hand made embroidery works and find out how they make those fantastic artwork. The tour is finished after we visit the special architecture ofDragon pagoda and Domain de Marie convent. Stay overnight at hotel in Dalat.
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Tour guide
- Entrance fee
- Boat trip
- Accommodation in Dalat : NGOC LAN HOTEL – 4 star.

Day 9 : Dalat relaxing (B)Full day free time at your leisure
Stay overnight at hotel in Dalat
Include:
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Dalat : NGOC LAN HOTEL – 4 star

Day 10 : Dalat – Fly to Danang/ Hoi An (B)

Free time until our driver picks up and transfers you to the airport to catch the flight to Danang, upon arrival to Danang, you are met and transferred to Hoi An for check in hotel.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Domestic air ticket : Dalal – Danang/ Hoi An (Vietnam airline)
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Hoi An : HA AN HOTEL – 3 star

Day 11 : Hoi An Cycling, Boat Trip & Cooking Class Half Day – Relaxing - Lantern Festival in the evening (B, L)After being collected from your hotel, a short bicycle competency test will be given. For those uncomfortable with a pushbike, then other methods of transport can be arranged. The tour starts by cycling along level ground to the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village.

Ride along country lanes at a peaceful pace viewing local life and pause to see farmers toiling in their rice fields using centuries of farming practices. Peddle your way through palm forests, across bridges, fields of water buffalo….

Take a short break in a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying 1.5 hours ride on Traditional Basket Boat (round boat) in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn how to sail the basket boat and spend your time to catch fishes and “purple crabs” in the Canal.

Continue to ride our bike to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetable are produced for the local community. At the village, you will be shown the environmentally sustainable practices which the local villagers have used for centuries and is still being used extensively today.

Visit a local family and sit down to have lunch, then return to the hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure

Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An

Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- Meal : Breakfast, lunch of cooking class
- Entrance fees
- Accommodation in Hoi An : HA AN HOTEL – 3 star.

Day 12 : Hoi An relaxing (B)Full day free time at your leisure
Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An
Include:
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Hoi An : HA AN HOTEL – 3 star.

Day 13 : Hoi An – Hue City Tour & Boat Trip (B)We leave Hue for Hoi An, upon arrival in Hue, we take city tour & boat trip at here.
Hue is known as an ancient Capital city of many original historical vestiges. There are more than 100 architectural works to be extremely reflected the life of Emperors and Mandarins under Nguyen’s reign. Situated in the middle of hills on the Southern Bank of Perfume River are very beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings.
Firstly, we will cruise along the Perfume River to visit:
- Thien Mu Pagoda (The Heavenly Lady pagoda), from here we will have a good view of Perfume River and surroundings.
- Tu Duc King’s tomb, which is one of the most beautiful works of Royal Architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty. The tomb lies in a boundless pine forest.
Then we transfer back to the city for our delicious lunch at a fine local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City; Tinh Gia Vien Garden house and Dong Ba market. Tour ends at around 06:00PM at hotel. Overnight in Hue
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide
- Meal : Breakfast
- Entrance fees
- Private boat to cruise in the river
- Accommodation in Hue: SERENE PALACE HOTEL– 3 star

Day 14 : Hue relaxing – Take night train back Saigon (B)Free time until the late afternoon, our driver picks up and transferred you to Hue railway station to catch our night train to Saigon at around 19pm.
Stay overnight on train
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation on train

Day 15 : Arrival Saigon - Relaxing (B)Upon arrival Saigon railway station, our driver picks up and transfers to our hotel for check in. The rest time for you relaxing in Saigon.
Stay overnight at hotel in Saigon
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Accommodation in Saigon : SIGNATURE HOTEL – 3 Star.

Day 16 : Saigon City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels (B)
our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and we will star our half day Saigon City tour and Cu Chi Tunnel. The sightseeing tour acquaints us with the city’s some major sights. We pass the now-demolished wartime American Embassy before we visit the Reunification Palace 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.
Stay overnight at hotel in Saigon
Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Saigon : SIGNATURE HOTEL – 3 Star

Day 17 : Saigon - Relaxing (B)Free time at your leisure.
Stay overnight at hotel in Saigon
Include:
- Meal : Breakfast
- Accommodation in Saigon : SIGNATURE HOTEL – 3 Star
Day 18 : Saigon - Departure (B)
Our driver picks up and transfers to the airport to catch your flight back home

Include:
- Private transportation by car with air conditioner & experienced driver
- Meal : Breakfast

Trip Price Includes Summary:- Private tour
- Accommodation at the best 3 star hotels as indicated in the program (double/ twin room)
- Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
- All domestic air tickets (Vietnam Airline, economy class, tax & service charge include)
* Saigon – Dalat
* Dalat – Danang/ Hoi An
- A/C private car for transportation at places as indicated in program
- Speedboat: Phu Quoc – Rach Gia
- Train ticket : Hue – Saigon (first class, soft sleeper, A/C four berths cabin)
- Private boat to cruise in Mekong Delta, Hoi An and Hue as indicated in the program
- All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees and taxes
- Visa arrival to Vietnam
- Local mobile phone during the trip

Trip Price Excludes Summary:
- Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses are note noted in the program
- Travel insurances

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