The Bustling South & Beach Relax

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$546
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Tour code: VN-BE12
Route: Saigon - Cu Chi - Mekong Delta - Cai Be Floating Market - Saigon - Nha Trang - Mui Ne - Saigon
Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Price: From $546 / pax
Features: You are looking for active tour this summer. The Bustling South And Beach Relax Tour is clever choice. Enjoy your sparkling summer holiday with different activities in the South of Vietnam from sightseeings, boating, biking, scuba diving, swimming ect.. all available in one trip. Please contact sm@threeland.com  for details.
Date Destination Meal
Day 1 SAIGON ARRIVAL.  
Day 2 SAIGON - TAY NINH - CU CHI TUNNELS - SAIGON (B/L/D)
Day 3 SAIGON - MEKONG RIVER - CAI BE FLOATING MARKET - SAIGON (B/L)
Day 4 SAIGON - NHA TRANG (B/L)
Day 5 NHA TRANG CULTURAL TRIP (B/L)
Day 6 NHATRANG - CAI' RIVER TRIP IN THE COUNTRYSIDE (B/L)
Day 7 DIVING TOUR AT MUN ISLAND (B/L)
Day 8 NHA TRANG - MUI NE (B)
Day 9 VISIT MUI NE (B)
Day 10 MUI NE AT LEISURE (B)
Day 11 MUI NE - SAIGON (B)
Day 12 SAIGON DEPARTURE (B)

 

Day 1: Saigon arrival.

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you will be welcomed by the local tourguide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Your time at leisure.

Overnight at Renaissance Hotel in Saigon.

 

Day 2: Saigon - Tay Ninh - Cu chi tunnels - Saigon (B/L/D)

Cu Chi TunnelsOur day will begin with a visit to Tayninh, the centre of Caodaism, a local sect of Buddhism founded by a Vietnamese countryman in early 20th century. Arriving at noontime, we will have the chance to join the daily solemn ceremony at the temple of Cao Dai called Tayninh Holysee.

On the way back to Saigon, we can stop to visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the fierce Vietnam War. We can even crawl a part of the tunnel to experience the real life of the Vietnamese guerrillas, who used to use and live inside this system during the wartime. Return to Saigon late afternoon. Lunch at local restaurant. Buffet Dinner at Bon Sai Cruise Restaurant.

Overnight in Saigon.

 

Day 3: Saigon - Boat trip on the Mekong River - Cai Be Floating Market - Saigon (B/L)

Vinh LongAfter breakfast at your hotel, our tour guide will meet you at the lobby and let’s depart for Mekong Delta. On the way to Caibe, we stop to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, take a motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made.

Cai Be Floating MarketArrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy the fresh fruits in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden before enjoying your lunch with fresh fish of Mekong River. Meet the driver again in Vinh Long. Return to Saigon late afternoon.

Overnight in Saigon.

Please note: today we should depart early morning so that we can enjoy the most hectic time of the floating market.

 

Day 4: Visit Saigon by Bike - Flight to Nha Trang(B/L)

Notre Dame CathedralAfter breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide will meet you with the bikes available to start the city tour. From your hotel, let’s start cycling along the shade-tree roads to History Museum or War Museum. After that we pedal to Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby, we have a visit at the Notre Dame Cathedral, the colonial-styled old Post. Office before visiting Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods there.

War Remnants MuseumEnjoy your lunch at Quan Ngon Restaurant where offer the best of Vietnamese cuisine. Come back to hotel, your driver will take you to the airport for the flight to Nha Trang.

Upon arrival, picked up and transferred to the hotel on the beach to check in. The rest of the time is your own for swimming or sunbathing.

Overnight at hotel in Nha Trang.

 

Day 5: Nha Trang Cultural trip (B/L)

Ponagar Temple - Long Son Pagoda - Chong Promontory - Oceanographic Institute - Dam Market

Long Son PagodaThis excursion takes you to visit a selection of the numerous attractions in Nha Trang City. First the car will drive you to Cau Da for a visit the Vietnam Oceanographic Institute to see the whole collection of sea creatures in Nhatrang Bay. After that, you will go to Long Son Pagoda, Cathedral or Stone Church built in French colony time, Chong Promontory Rocks and the Po Nagar Temples. The tour ends after the visit to local Dam Market.

 

Day 6: Nha Trang - Cai' River Trip In The Countryside (B/L)

River Cruise - Country life - Horse Cart - Rice fields - Village market

Boat Trip Cai RiverApart from the beautiful beach and ocean, there is a River name "Cai" that is endowed to Nha Trang. Come aboard the scenic river tour. Before boarding the boat, you will be taken to Cham Po Nagar Towers which is one of the best architectures of Cham People. After viewing the Cham Po Nagar Towers, start the boat trip up to the river. Enjoy the beautiful scenery that unfolds along the banks. See the very old and ancient house with more than 200 years old & try different fruits in seasons, the handicraft workshops, village markets, local pagodas and temples, the Vietnamese people in their natural scenery & daily life. Lunch time & relaxing are on the Riverside Restaurant. How is different between swimming in the river and in the sea, why not try? Customary Vietnamese lunch provided in a local restaurant.

 

Day 7: Diving Tour At Mun Island (Joining Tour) - (B/L)

Mun IslandMun Marine Park - Mot Island - live Coral reefs & sea Creatures in Nhatrang Bay

Start at 8.00 am from your hotel to Cau Da port. Cruise to Mun & Mot islands, where you stop for diving & snorkeling around these islands. You can try 2 dives for the tour, which is 45 minutes per dive. The distance between 2 dives about 2-3 hours, depending on escorted diving instructor & guests’ health status. Light Lunch, tea, coffee will be served on boat after the first dive. Enjoy the panorama of the sea, the whole collection of live sea creatures in Nhatrang bay, especially view the beautiful live coral reefs at the sea bottom. Car pick up & transfer back to the hotel. Tour ends around 4 pm.
Timing : Full day. 8.00 am - 4.00 pm ( Joining tour/No private local guide ).

Please note this tour package is only applicable for certified divers. Non-certified divers are on request.

 

Day 8: Nha Trang - Mui Ne (B)

Cham Po Nagar TowersAfter breakfast, check out hotel. Drive 250km from Nhatrang to Phan thiet, Binh thuan province, an emerging destination for beach vacationers with stunning sandy beaches in the seaside areas of Mui ne - Ham tien (vietnam’s capital of resorts). On the way, visit the white lakes, where snow white sand dunes reflect themselves on the still water and colored Mui ne sand dunes, a perfect place for photographers. We also spend time at Red Sand Dunes to experience the “Sahara Desert” in Vietnam with the grandiose dunes facing the sea. If time permits, we will stop Fairry Streems, a small river winding through bamboo forests, boulders and sand dunes that sometimes looks like the Grand Canyon in miniature before reaching hotel. This afternoon spend the whole day relaxing on the beach and enjoying the resort facilities.

Dinner at your own arrangement for more flexible and stay overnight in Mui Ne.

 

Day 9: Visit Mui Ne (B)

Red Sand DunesAfter breakfast, meet your tour guide and depart 55 km from Mui Ne for Ta Cu Mountain to visit Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda and have a panoramic view of Binh Thuan Province. Upon arrival, taking the cable car hit to the top of the mountain to visit the pagoda. Ta Cu Pagoda, also called Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda, is located in Ta Cu Mountain, at 400 meters above sea level. The pagoda was founded by Patriarch Huu Duc in the late of 19th century, and was restored in 1963. Behind the pagoda is the Lying Sakiyamuni Buddha, a 49 meter concrete Buddha.

Here, the scenery is enchanting with a long coast, diverse rocks, and surrounding forest, which make Ta Cu Pagoda appear great and imposing. On the way come back to Mui Ne, stop to visit POSHANU CHAM TOWERS which was built from the late 8th to early 9th century are one of the most precious and important cultural vestiges of the Champa Kingdom. The rest of the day is your time at leisure.

Overnight in Mui Ne.

 

Day 10: Mui Ne at leisure (B)

Your free day to enjoy swimming, sunbathing or beach activities such as kiteboarding or surfing…

Overnight in Mui Ne.

Please note: Scuba diving is not available in Mui Ne and Phan Thiet.

 

Day 11: Mui Ne - Saigon (B)

Mui Ne BeachYour time at leisure this morning and enjoy the beach. After check out the hotel, meet your driver and tour guide to transfer you back to Saigon. Upon arrival, check in hotel.

Overnight in Saigon.

 

Day 12: Saigon - Departure (B)

Early breakfast at the hotel, then meet the tour guide and driver to transfer to the airport for the departure flight back sweet home. Goodbye Vietnam and see you again!

Please note: the normal check out time is 12:00pm.

RATES

Rates vary depend on group size, travel time, accommodation level, transportation and other service. Please check with us for the best tour rates.

 

HOTELS

City/Place 3 - star hotel package
Saigon Hoang Phu Gia
Nha Trang Hai Yen Hotel
Mui Ne Tien Dat resort

 

 

Services Included

  • English- speaking tourguides
  • Hotel accomodation based on double/twin-shared rooms.
  • Daily breakfast at hotels. Meals as in the program
  • Air-con private transfer, suspension cable or speedboat to Vinpearl
  • Entrance fee, boat trips, Horse cart trip, show tickets
  • Diving instructor, diving boat/SIC, diving & snorkeling equipment, 2 dives, light lunch & tea, coffee, admission fees & mineral waters, cold towels for Diving tour in Nha Trang.
  • Mineral warter during the transfer
 

Services Excluded

  • International, domestic flights and airport departure tax.
  • Meals not mentioned in Detailed Program
  • Vietnam Visa fee
  • Kiteboarding or surfing fee in Mui Ne Beach
  • Tipping for Guides, Drivers, Restaurants
  • Any services not mentioned in the program
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