9 Day South Vietnam & Beach

This awesome Vietnam deal that gives you the best of both worlds: Touring & Relaxing! Get the most out of your holiday by combining a cultural tour of South Vietnam with a relaxing escape in the stunning beach town of Nha Trang.  Experience the historical Cu Chi Tunnels, a tour of Ho Chi Minh City and cruise the Mekong River, visiting local villages and floating markets. Then, fly to Nha Trang and sun yourself on the beautiful beaches, explore the nearby islands and go snorkeling in crystal clear waters. The perfect mix for a quick holiday to Vietnam.

 

This package includes 8 nights accommodation, daily breakfast, an internal flight to Nha Trang, airport transfers, English speaking local guides and all sightseeing. 

 

GETTING THERE: Flights from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City start from as little at $220 one way with Jetstar!

DAY 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City

Your holiday to Vietnam begins now! On arrival you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The rest of day is at leisure to relax after your flight.

 

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

 

DAY 2: Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up at around 7:45 AM to visit the Reunification Palace, the former palace of President Thieu and his predecessors. This building now is a museum and venue for official Government receptions. The next stops are the two landmarks of the city, the Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. The Cathedral was built between 1863 and 1880 with materials imported from France, it is also referred to as Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception. We will then continue to visit the War Remains Museum, where the Vietnam War crimes are displayed. This is the most popular museum in Vietnam with approximately half a million visits annually. Lunch today will be at a local restaurant. After lunch we will visit Cu Chi Tunnels. Cu Chi is a network of more than 120 km under the ground and were built by the sweat and blood of Vietnamese guerrillas to hide and fight against the rival forces. You will be introduced to many kinds of booby traps used during the Vietnam War. We will take time to explain the methods of creating, maintaining and living in these tunnels as well as the special technique of hiding smoke, invented by the guerrillas. The visit also includes visiting different types of underground halls and secret meeting rooms. You will spend an hour experiencing the tunnels with a guide. Afterwards, enjoy tea and cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war). Before finishing the tour, you can watch a short (15 minutes) documentary about the tunnel. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

 

DAY 3: Mekong Delta Day Tour 

This morning you will be picked up from your hotel from your hotel after breakfast to depart for My Tho. On arrival at My Tho we will visit Vinh Trang pagoda. Then we will take a leisurely boat ride along the river where you can see the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, where we will have lunch in the orchard garden. We will then take a boat ride to An Khanh in Ben Tre to visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. Taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. We will then enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals. Meet the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

 

DAY 4: Ho Chi Minh City Free Day 

Today you will have a free day to relax and explore Ho Chi Minh City at your own leisure. Remember to check out Ben Thanh Market during the day and also the night market on the streets outside where you can shop for souvenirs and clothes. Check out the tourist quarter in Bui Vien and Pham Ngu Lao Street at night for vibrant night life.

 

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

 

DAY 5: Ho Chi Minh City ~ Nha Trang

You will be picked up from hotel and dropped off at the airport for the short flight (45 minutes) to the beach town of Nha Trang. On arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

 

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Nha Trang

 

DAY 6: Nha Trang 

Today is free to do as little or as much as you like. Either relax in your resort, lounge on the beach or explore Nha Trang on your own.

 

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Nha Trang

 

DAY 7: Nha Trang

Another day at your own leisure in this virbant seaside town. We suggest you take an island hopping tour around the local islands for a spot of snoreling and swimming in the clear blue waters.

 

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Nha Trang

 

DAY 8: Nha Trang

Another day in paradise to relax and top up your tan. There are plenty of things to see and local in the local area, your hotel conceirge can help you with suggestions and organise shorts tours if you are interested. Alternatively, relax by the pool or beach and sip cocktails!

 

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Nha Trang

 

DAY 9: Departure

Your Vietnam tour has come to an end. After breakfast and check out you will be transferred to Nha Trang International airport in time for your onward flight. We hope you enjoyed your holiday to Vietnam with us!  

 

MEALS: Breakfast

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2019:

September: 12, 19, 21, 26

October: *3, *10, *17, *24

November: *7, *14, *21

December: *5, *12

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2020:

January: *9

February: *6, *13, *20, *27

March: *5, *12, *19, *26

April: *2, *9, *16, *23

May: 7, 14, 21, 28

June: 4, 11, 18, 25

July: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

August: 6, 13, 20, 27

September: 3, 10, 17, 24

October: *1, *8, *15, *22

November: *5, *12, *19, *26

December: *3, *10

 

Departure dates marked with * incur a high season surcharge

  • 3 Star Package: $320 for 2 - add to cart

  • 4 Star Package: $360 for 2 - add to cart

 

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