Highlights: Saigon - Phu Quoc
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Saigon - Hotel des Arts Saigon - MGallery Collection 5* (Deluxe room or similar)
Phu Quoc - Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island 5* (Deluxe Hill View room or similar)
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (Saigon)
You will be warmly welcomed on arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport, then the tour guide will take you to the hotel in center of the town for the first of a three-night stay in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels & City Tour
This morning you will drive to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels - Cu Chi Tunnels consist of more than 200km of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War.
Following the lunch, you will be driver back to Ho Chi Minh City to enjoy the city tour unravels HCMC (former Saigon) 's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. This city tour includes The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Remnant War Museum, Chinatown with ancient pagodas and temples, and bustling Binh Tay Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 3: Full Day Mekong Delta
Start the day tour by exploring the fascinating Mekong Delta. By travelling along Vietnam’s most important highway you will pass through seemingly endless paddy fields. Our one day cruise excursion starts at 8:00 am from the lobby of your hotel in Saigon with a drive to My Tho. While there, you can take a walk along the waterfront, lined with French era shops and houses, and you'll see plenty of coconuts being unloaded from boats for dispatch around the country. Then, jump on a boat for a couple of hours of cruising on the Mekong River. You will enjoy your delicious lunch at a local restaurant or on board. The excursion will end at around 4:00pm. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Phan Thiet / Phu Quoc
Free till transfer to your preferred destinations for the beach relax. Overnight at your chosen hotel.
Option 1: Phan Thiet Beach, land transfer from Ho Chi Minh City, 200km & 4 hrs travelling.
Located in Binh Thuan province, Phan Thiet (Mui Ne) is a small coastal town with a thriving fishing industry renowned for its long stretches of sandy beaches and perennial sea breezes that greatly complement wind-surfing and kite-surfing. It is also famous for the wind-sculpted red and white sand dunes that make great postcard shots and adventurous sports.
Option 2: Phu Quoc Island, 1 hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City.
Our Phu Quoc Beach Vacation will give you a real taste of the tropics. Phu Quoc Island lies in the Gulf of Thailand to the south of Vietnam. It is nicknamed the Emerald Island for its natural greenery, but it also has magnificent beaches, some of the very best in Vietnam.
Day 5-6-7: Beach Relax
Free is at leisure. Overnight at your chosen hotel.
Day 8: Phan Thiet / Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
Free until transfer or take flight back to Ho Chi Minh City. Take flight to your onward destination or back home.
- Flights from London Heathrow with Turkish Airlines
- Airport taxes
- 7 nights accommodation as per itinerary
- All transfers and tours in private air-con vehicle with local English speaking guide in Ho Chi Minh City
- Boat trip & sightseeing admission fees where applicable
- Return transfer Saigon-Phan Thiet-Saigon in private vehicle with English speaking guide or return airport transfers in Phu Quoc by the hotels shuttle bus
- As per Itinerary