Sai Gon City tour - Cu Chi - Mekong delta 3 days - Dalat
Day 1: Arrive Saigon
You will be greeted at the Tan Son Nhat airport and transferred downtown to check into your hotel. Free time to explore a little of downtown. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Cu Chi half day – Sai Gon city tour halfday (B)
AM: Start a halfday tour to visit Cu Chi tunnels. On the way, you enjoy the spectacular view of the paddy fields. Walk around the tunnels area to see the bomb craters, underground bunkers, deadly traps, go inside a secret tunnels to see how guerillas had lived, fought and survived during the war. Head back to Saigon, arrive Saigon at 14:00.
PM: Start a half day city tour at 14:00 to visit Reunification Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Giac Lam pagoda, Thien Hau temple and Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in the same hotel.
Day 3: Sai Gon – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B)
We depart for a great trip on Mekong River. After a 3-hr-drive we will take a boat trip along the river and its narrow waterways, overhung with dense vegetation. We will try exotic fruits in one of the many orchards. Lunch with local delicacies will be served in a bonsai garden. We continue with drive to Cantho, check in hotel and overnight in Can Tho.
Day 4: Can Tho floating market – Chau Doc (B)
Another discovery in the Mekong Delta: the floating markets. We will wake up early to visit the floating market of Cai Rang, one of the most colorful floating markets in Southeast Asia where a great variety of fruits and vegetables found in the region are sold. From Can Tho, we travel the colorful road to the bustling river town of Chau Doc. Take a short sightseeing to the Sam Mountain for impressive views over Cambodia and the Mekong Delta. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 5: Chau Doc – Sai Gon (B)
AM: Breakfast. Then you will start the rowing-boat trip to the floating village ( also called “Fish farm”), we may get on a floating fish-cage to see and feed the fish. Then, you are going on the ethnic Cham village where you can see how Cham people weave Sarongs and towels and explore the locals cultures and customs. Then visiting the Moslim Mosque in the centre of the tribe.
PM: Head back to Saigon, with a stop at a small beautiful garden in My Tho for enjoying the atmosphere of Mekong delta for the last time after a wonderful trip. Arrive in SaiGon at 18:00.
Day 6: Sai Gon - Da Lat (B)
AM: Airport drop off in Sai Gon for your flight to Dalat. Arival in Da Lat - a mountain-top town, long favoured as a destination of travelers, we leave the warmer temperature behind as we pedal into the cooler climates of Dalat.
PM: Take a half day city tour to visit Datanla Waterfall, Tuyen Lam lake – Truc Lam Zen monastery and Palace 3. Back to your hotel, free time.
Day 7: Da Lat sightseeing (B)
We spend full day exploring Da Lat. Visit the romantic Xuan Huong Lake and the colorful Central Market, one of the most beautiful markets in the highland with a wide array of flowers, fruits and vegetables. We then drive to Prenn Waterfall which lies on the foot of Prenn Pass.
In the afternoon, visit Lam Ty Ni pagoda. The pagoda is famous with its monk so call “crazy monk” who is also a talent of art and poet. Afterward, visit Da Lat Flower garden and take a train trip at the Art Deco train station to enjoy a panoramic view of this charming town through train windows. Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 8: Da Lat – Sai Gon (B)
Free time in Da Lat until airport drop off for your flight to SaiGon.Arrival in Saigon airport, wait until your connecting flight out.
Tour Cost includes: - Full transportations as tour program indicated (bus, boat,…)
- Package private tours as the above itinerary
- All breakfasts
- Flight tickets Saigon – Dalat - Saigon
- Airport transfers
- English speaking guide in the tours
- Entrance fees
- Accommodation (Twin/double sharing room)
Tour Cost excludes: Airport taxes; Visas; travel insurance; personal expenses; emergency transfers.