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6-DAY TOUR HO CHI MINH AND DANANG
Welcome you to Ho Chi Minh - the biggest city in Vietnam. On arrival, you will be picked up by our guide and transferred to your hotel to check in and take a short rest. The room is at your disposal from 14.00 onwards.
In the afternoon, we will transfer to Bitexco Tower where you admire a 360-degree view of the city at 178 meters and enjoy a Heineken beer. You will learn how they do and enjoy a beer with a snack, and 3D film. Back to the hotel, dinner on your own.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will start the trip to depart for My Tho, the town that lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and see orchards, and enjoy tropical fruits and folk song music performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Ride a hand-rowed sampan through the Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit the honey-bee farm, and enjoy a honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around Tan Thach village, and meeting the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoying the cool breeze for those who can’t join the cycling trip. Afterward, you will be back in Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight at the hotel.
In the morning, check out the hotel. Then your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and after leaving Ho Chi Minh City, we drive for about 1,5 hours through the pleasant countryside before arriving at Ben Dinh tunnels, Cu Chi. We may stop along the way for refreshments and take a rest.
Upon arrival, you’ll watch a brief propaganda video, which explains how the tunnels were used to successfully defeat American military forces in combat. The tour continues and the guide explains some traps that were placed in the jungles of Viet Nam to either maim American soldiers or create panic amongst the ranks. From here, you can enter one of the tunnel entrances and crawl through the tunnels is a real experience to imagine how people could live there for an extended period! There is a shooting range where you can try to fire an automatic or semi-automatic weapon for a fee (this fee is not included). Take some rest at the end for a taste of Cu Chi boiled tapioca and thinking what humans are capable of when having to defend their home.
Lunch at a local restaurant. After a short rest, you will be taken to the airport for a short flight to Danang. Dinner on your own.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Ba Na hills (35km) and take Cable Car which gains 5 world scores to Ba Na hills station. Stop at By Night station to visit Vong Nguyet hills, Linh Ung pagoda, The Old Villas of French, the Golden bridge…
Continue moving up by cable car to the Nui Chua Mountain – the top of the Ba Na range, visiting Nghinh Phong top, Le Nim Villas, Orchid Garden, etc. Experience the hill climbing train (the first and unique funicular in Vietnam) and visit an old French cellar (Debay Ancient Wine Cellar), and flower garden Le Jardin D’amour.
A buffet lunch will be severed at the restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will be free for joining games in Fantasy Park – the third biggest indoor games zone in Vietnam with a series of interesting games: 4 – 5D film, skiver, The death race, dinosaur park, etc. (2 hours). Or discover Ba Na hills on your own.
Around 3 P.M, we will transfer back to the cable car and head to Danang. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
Free at leisure in the morning.
14:30 Our driver and tour guide pick you up at your hotel. Depart for Son Tra Peninsula, you will visit Linh Ung Pagoda.
After that, the bus will take you to Marble Mountains. You could explore many mysterious caves. Moving to the ancient town of Hoi An. The tour guide will take you on a visit: to Japan bridge pagoda, Phuc Kien hall, Tan Ky old house, and Phung Hung old house. You enjoy the free time to walk along the old street. Back to the hotel and overnight in Danang.
Free time for last-minute shopping or optional visit before transferring to Da Nang airport for departure flight.
1. Cancellation policy:
– Any cancellation 35 days prior to arrival date: NO charge (except in case of deposit or issuing the flight tickets to guarantee the seats)
– Any cancellation between 35 days to 20 days prior to arrival date: 25% charge
– Any cancellation between 20 days to 10 days prior to arrival date: 50% charge
– Any cancellation less than 10 days: 100% charge
2. Payment policy:
– Full payment is required soonest possible & at the latest by 35 days prior to the arrival date (except in case we have a credit agreement)
– The deposit will be required in case we need to deposit to hotels or airlines
– The bank fees (transfer fees and correspondence fees are on the sender)
Method of payment:
• By credit card
• By bank transfer
Please note for any kind of payment: the bank fee is on the sender
Payment due: The special payment deadline will be applied and indicated in specific bookings in the tour confirmation. Generally, we request payment at 2 weeks in advance for FIT & 30 days in advance for GIT. In case, we have to deposit to the suppliers to guarantee the service availability, we will request you to settle the deposit to us accordingly
4. Booking process notes:
– Upon receipt of your request or booking, we will immediately send a short notice to acknowledge the receipt
– We will deal with your requests or bookings and send out our detailed proposal or tour confirmation within 24 hours (or soonest possible) with details of specific terms & conditions
5. Cancellation/ No show
The specific cancellation fee will be indicated in the tour confirmation for specific bookings. This is due to the fact that each hotel and each supplier apply a different cancellation policy.
Any cancellation due to irresistible reasons such as war, strikes, earthquakes, etc. will be subject to no charge.
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Recent travel review
Fantastic tour with plenty of activities to immerse yourself in Vietnam. A good mix of light physical activities, history, food and fun! Fantastic knowledgeable guide – lots of laughter, good food and good company. Mot, hi, bar – yo! – Ms. Chrystianna