Day 1: HO chi minh arrival ( L )
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, transfer to Ho chi minh city center, still called Sagion by many locals. The city is crowded with motorbikes and cars, excited by numerous shopping area and sidewalk cafés.
Lunch at local restaurant. Halal food available.
Check in hotel.
Afternoon a city tour takes us to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, some beautiful French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office, Opera House. We visit Jamia Al Muslimin Mosque and shopping at bustling Ben Thanh Market where anything and everything is for sale. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2 : Ho chi minh – Dalat ( B, L )
After breakfast at hotel, we’ll head to Dalat. Enjoy the smooth drive with the beautiful landscape along the way. The trip takes you around 7 hours but will give you the chance for the nice shooting, see the plantations of tea, coffee an mulberry on the way.
Arrive in Dalat, check in hotel.
We spend the rest of afternoon to visit the Xuan Huong Lake, City Flower Park and wander around Dalat market. Then time is on your own to explore Dalat by yourself. Remember that coffee and cake in Dalat are some of the best in Vietnam and easily to be found in any finer cafes. Overnight at hotel in Dalat.
Day 3 : The sweet Taste of Dalat ( B,L)
Breakfast at hotel, we spend full day to discover Dalat city. We visit Truc Lam Zen Monastery by cable car, at present is the biggest Zen University in Vietnam, enjoying airy space at Robin Hill, Dalat Cable Car Station to get the panorama view of the Dalat City and enjoy the marvelous sight of the pine forested valley stretched down to the South. Please dress decently, a very quiet scenery beside it’s beautiful flower garden, which is built on the top of Phoenix Hill. Keep driving southward, you vist Datanla waterfall with magnificent view. With the alpine coaster winding around the pine forest you can enjoin the cool air and feeling of a bit adventurous. our guide will tell you about the legend of the waterfall and help you take pictures.
On the way back to Dalat City center, we visit the Bao Dai King’s Summer Palace, the last Emperor and unique cultural lifestyle of Vietnamese through Royal decoration, the meaningful place of your Dalat trip.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon visit the the XQ Embroidery Art Village , a worthy place to see many miraculous hand made embroidery works and find out how they make those fantastic artwork. The tour is finished after we visit the special architecture of Van Hanh Pagoda, with a giant statue of plated Golden Buddist. Domain de Marie convent, a French build convent with remarkable architectural style and garden.
Day 4 : Dalat countryside tour –– Ho chi minh back ( B, L)
You will enjoy fresh air on the way to Van Thanh Flower village to get closer to daily lives of local people. Many kinds of flowers are planted here to make our life more beautiful! We will continue to cross Ta Nung pass, enjoy the whole view of Nam Ban town and the mighty sight of huge jungle. Let’s stop to visit Highlands Coffee Plantation and Weasel Coffee Workshop (Kopi luwak or civet coffee) : tasting coffee (excluded fee) and learn about coffee making process. Then take a walk around K’Ho minority village. The most interesting thing of this tour is the Silk Factory: to watch the silkworm rearing and the process of silk making. Our tour guide will show you how silkworms grow and take a tour around the factory to see how the silk is made.
Have your lunch at local restaurant on the way
After lunch, we transfer back Ho chi minh city. Check in upon arrival
Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh – Mekong delta – Ho chi minh ( B, L ) – 80km, around 2 hours on road / 1 way.
You will be picked up at your hotel, transfer to My Tho, 80 km from Ho chi minh city. It takes you around 2 hours to get the area. This trip provides a look at a wide variety of the life and scenery on Vietnam River from the peaceful Delta.
On arrival at My Tho, you will take the leisurely motorized boat on the Tien River through the four beautiful islands known as Dragon Island, Unicorn Island, Phoenix Island, Turtle Island.
On the way, you will see the fishing port, stilt houses, floating fishing village.
The boat trip will lead you to Thoi Son island, walk into the village, visit fruit garden, enjoy the tropical fruits while listening "Southern Vietnamese folk music". Here we also can join the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful natural countryside, taste the relaxing honey tea, local jam, visit coconut candy factory, specialties of Mekong river area. Time for you to ride a horse cart under shadow of lush fruits orchards, lines of green coconut trees in calm village. Then take an amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal - fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s tree and cool breezes.
Lunch will be served in the heart of the orchard garden, where you will enjoy countryside delicacies.
All make you feel like living in the past in peaceful and beautiful Mekong delta, forget all difficulties in life and relax totally.
Your expectations will be fulfilled by final boat trip back to My Tho on the Tan Thach natural canal.
Take 2 hour drive back Ho chi minh city, check in, relax.
Day 6: Ho chi minh departure ( B )
Breakfast at hotel, free for shopping until transfer to the airport for your home flight. End of tour.
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• All accommodation in Double/ Twin room with daily breakfast at selected hotels
• Tours & transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles ( sharing luxury coach Ho chi minh- Dalat - Ho chi minh )
• Private English speaking guide during guided time
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
• Entrance fees and permits for all sights visited
• Mineral water & towel
• Government taxes & Service charges
• International flights to and from Vietnam
• Meals not indicated in the itinerary
• Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New year
• Personal travel insurance
• Personal expenses such as Bar, Drink during meals, Telephone and Laundry bills
• Tips and gratuities
For children between 2 to 12 years old, the following price policy applies:
Child in extra bed 85% of total package
Child no bed 50% of total package
Child in twin 90% of total package
For infant between 0-2 years old, the following policy applies:
No extra bed, no meals, no entrance. All services free