Saigon is Vietnam’s most cosmopolitan city, once known as the “Pearl of the Far East”. On this tour explore the bustling city, discover the riches of the Mekong River and experience the amazing Cu Chi tunnels.
Saigon Short Stop 5 Days
Day 1 – Arrive Saigon
You will be met on arrival and transferred by private car, with a guide, to your hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 – Saigon – Cu Chi
A morning city tour of Saigon will visit the historic landmarks including the Old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, the former Presidential Palace and the War Museum. In the afternoon drive out to Cu Chi to visit the incredible underground tunnel network built by Vietnamese guerrilla fighters during the long years of war. Return to Saigon. (B)
Day 3 – Mekong Delta excursion
Full day visit to the watery world of Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. Take a boat trip to see stilt houses and fish farms and try exotic fruits in one of many orchards. Visit a local farmer on Turtle Island then board a sampan to glide along the narrow canals overhung with dense vegetation, stopping for a cup of honey tea and a folk song performance. A lunch of local delicacies is served in My Tho. (B,L)
Day 4 – Saigon
A free day. (B)
Day 5 – Depart Saigon
At leisure until private guided transfer to airport for exit flight. (B)
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- Tour prices
Prices valid to 31 October 2017. Depart any day.
Hotels Twin Share Single Room Sole Traveller 3* Lan Lan 1 or Lan Lan 2 (run-of-house) $540 $737 $997 3* Huong Sen Hotel (premier deluxe room) $603 $824 $1084 3.5*plus Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa (premier deluxe) $705 $1068 $1328 4* Duxton (deluxe room) $760 $1178 $1439 4.5* Renaissance Riverside (deluxe city room) $800 $1257 $1577 5* Caravelle (deluxe room) $1178 $2014 $2275
Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Please confirm prices when booking.
- Price Includes:
- 4 nights hotel accommodation
- 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch
- Return transfers, sightseeing tours, entrance fees
- Quality air-conditioned vehicles, experienced drivers and guides
Sole Traveller prices apply for one person travelling on their own and staying in a single room. The Single Supplement applies when two or more people travel together and a single room is required. Surcharges apply for travel 20Dec15-15Jan16, 6-14Feb16, 20Apr16-02May16 and 31Aug16-03Sep16,
20Dec16-15Jan17, 26Jan17-2Feb17, 20Apr17-02May17 and 31Aug17-03Sep17.
- Experiencing the cramped conditions of the Cu Chi tunnels
- Sampling exotic fruits fresh from the Mekong Delta orchards
- Mekong cultural show
- Your choice of 3 to 5 star hotels