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Southern Vietnam City & Beach (14-days)

Enjoy the bustle of Ho-Chi-Minh City (Saigon), the peace of the Mekong Delta and then 7 days on the beach at Phan Thiet or Phu Quoc.

Includes 2 night cruise in the Mekong Delta!

Day 1: Arr.Ho Chi Minh City (D)
Arriving at Ho Chi Minh City Airport, our guide and driver will be waiting at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax, then in the evening, we will call for you and take you for dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2: HCM City Tour (B/L)
Our full day city tour today includes a tour of The Reunification Palace (former Presidential Palace), Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, Lam Son Square, Ben Thanh Market, Thien Hau pagoda, The Museum of HCM Campaign, China Town (Cholon) and Binh Tay Market etc.

Day 3: HCMC - Panorama River Cruise (B/L/D)
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to Can Tho or Cai Be where you board your wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people. You will visit the forest of Xeo Quyt on the first day. During the Vietnam war this jungle was the headquarters of the local partisans. During rainy season when the water levels are high enough you can explore the labyrinth by rowing sampan. In the afternoon you will visit the small and charming town of Sa Dec.

Day 4: Mekong Cruise - Life on the water and floating markets (B/L/D)
Today we visit a morning market in Sa Dec. If you like you can go shopping with the chef and take part in a cooking lesson on board. Once the boat resumes its journey, you travel through small channels towards Can Tho (or Cai Be). In the afternoon there is the option of a land excursion and visit of a small village, a stroll through orchards, or a cooking class.

Day 5: Mekong Cruise - An exotic world of its own (B/L/D)
After breakfast and an early start through the glorious morning atmosphere on the Mekong river we will visit another floating market. Be sure not to miss the great photo opportunities for authentic snapshots of the Mekong people and their life. Take another sampan side trip right into the lush rural landscape, the fertile fields, the exuberant green. Then itís time to pack up and return to the pier from which we started. The Mekong Delta cruise ends at around 11.00 - 11.30h on the pier. After lunch or brunch, we drive back to your hotel in HCMC.

Day 6: HCMC (B)
A free day at leisure for exploration or shopping.

Day 7: HCMC - Phan Thiet or Phu Quoc (B)
After breakfast, we depart HCMC for the 4 hour drive through cities, villages & countryside to the fishing village of Phan Thiet, famous for producing fish sauce and which is the best beach resort in the South with 21 km long sandy beaches and a peaceful & natural environment. Transfer to beach resort for stay of 7 nights. Alternatively, a short flight will take you to the island of Phu Quoc near the Cambodian Border for your beach stay.

Day 8 - Day 13: Phan Thiet or Phu Quoc (B)
At leisure.

Day 14: Return to HCMC and Departure (B)
Return to HCMC by road (Phan Thiet) or flight (Phu Quoc) in time to connect with your flight departing Vietnam.

Please note that, whilst every effort will be made to carry out the programme shown above, small changes may sometimes be necessary.

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The best of both worlds: exciting Chi Minh City and the peace of the beach at Phan Thiet or Phu Quoc.

Please note that this itinerary is our suggestion only- all our tours are custom made to your requirements!

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Ho-Chi-Minh City
Ho-Chi-Minh City
Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
Mekong Cruise
Mekong Cruise Boat
Phan Thiet
Phan Thiet (Cape Mui Ne)
Your quoted price will normally include:
International flights
Meals as shown in the programme (B/L/D)
Transfers, tours with English speaking guide.
All entrance fees and boat fees.
Service charges, rooms tax and handling fee.
Domestic flights.
Departure taxes

Your tour price will not include:
Visa fees
Drinks with provided meals
Tips, personal expenses and other services which are not mentioned in the program.