Mekong Delta Travel
Seaside Relaxation
 
12D WONDER OF NHA TRANG BEACH  
12DAYS/11NIGHTS (MDT/NTB)
 
Day 1: Saigon – Arrive (D)
Arrive in HoChiMinh City, the former named Saigon. Meet guide at the airport then transfer to hotel for check-in. Discovery night at hotel in Saigon.
 
Day 2: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel excursion to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels dug during the wars, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the struggle for independence. Try a crawl into the tunnels. On the way back, stop at a well-known handicraft factory and help you to pick up some unique souvenirs. After lunch visit War Remnant Museum, the former President Palace. Dinner on floating restaurant cruising along Saigon River. Overnight in Saigon.
 
 
Day 3: Saigon – Caibe – Mekong Delta on private SONG XANH sampan (BLD)
08:00 : Our Driver pick you up at your place in Saigon, then proceed to Cai Be.
10:30 : After your installation, the cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Stop for visiting at an ancient mandarin house dating from 1890 where you will we welcomed by the owners. Another stop at some local home factories will allow you to observe how rice paste, coconut candies and other specialties are traditionally made. We will proceed to Phu An hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta can offer. A delicious lunch will await you at "Le Longanier", a superb Indochinese villa located by the river, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations.
After lunch, your sampan will proceed to Sa Dec via Vinh Long, cruising by Dong Phu and An Binh islets famous for their fruit orchards. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring about large networks of meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos, and remaining unknown to many people. Crossing the large Co Chien River we will pass under the spectacular My Thuan Bridge. On the banks, some dark smokes in the sky will lead us to one of the largest artisanal bricks and tiles factory where you will have an interesting visit.

Further, Sa Dec town will appear like a little “Venice” with numerous narrow canals… You will disembark for a guided visit of this charming town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses and Chinese temples dating from the last century are numerous… You will visit the local market and the Trung Vuong primary school where well known writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood (see her famous novel turned into the famous movie “The Lover”). Back on board your sampan, you will enjoy a romantic dinner served on the deck during the sunset. After dinner, your bed will be ready for your first night on the Mekong river… Overnight on board “Song Xanh” sampan.

 
 
Day 4: Sa Dec – Cai Rang Floating market – Binh Thuy – Saigon (BLD)
While still sleeping, your sampan will cruise slowly to Can Tho.
07:00 : Your breakfast will be served on board. We will pass by several luxuriant islands, crossing countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fish, showing an intense activity on the river.

08:00 : Your Sampan will reach Can Tho. After then we will proceed the cruise upstream the river to Cai Rang colorful floating market, where you will have an exciting discovery on board our charming rowing sampan… Back on board your sampan, we will proceed the cruise to Binh Thuy. There you will disembark for an exciting bicycle ride through the lush countryside. A visit will be done at “Lang Hoang Gia”, a beautiful old mandarin house, used in the movie “The Lover” (M. Duras novel)…

11:30 : Your cruise journey will end. End of the cruise and services. Our Driver pick you up then transfer back to Saigon. Stop-over at My Tho for having lunch at charming restaurant. Chec-in hotel in Saigon. O/N in Saigon.


 
 
Day 5: Saigon – Nha Trang (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport take short flight to Nha Trang, a popular seaside city with the most beautiful beach in the middle of Vietnam. Check-in the resort. At your leisure or free for sea-bathing on the beach. O/N at resort in Nha Trang.
 
 
Day 6: Nha Trang (B)
At leisure time on the beach or enjoy several activities on the beach: jet-ski, bananar boat, snorkelling or diving in the clear warm waters. Overnight in Nha Trang.
 
 
Day 7: Nha Trang (BL)
AM: Take a boat trip on Nha Trang bay visit some of the nearby islands and there are opportunities to swim and snorkel in the clear warm waters. Return to shore after a fresh seafood lunch on Tam island in the bay. PM: Free time for relax on the beach. O/N in Nha Trang.
 
 
Day 8: Nha Trang (B)
At leisure time on the beach or enjoy several activities on the beach: jet-ski, bananar boat, snorkelling or diving in the clear warm waters. Overnight in Nha Trang.
 
 
Day 9: Nha Trang (B)
At leisure time on the beach or enjoy several activities on the beach: jet-ski, bananar boat, snorkelling or diving in the clear warm waters. Overnight in Nha Trang.
 
Day 10: Nha Trang (B)
At leisure time on the beach or enjoy several activities on the beach: jet-ski, bananar boat, snorkelling or diving in the clear warm waters. Overnight in Nha Trang.
 
Day 11: Nha Trang – Saigon (B)
After breakfast at hotel, at your leisure time on the beach until transfer to the airport for the short flight to Saigon. On arrival our Driver pick group up at the airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Saigon.
 
Day 12: Saigon – Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out then transfer to the airport for flight departure back home.
 

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