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Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount

  • Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
    Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
  • Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
    Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
  • Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
    Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
  • Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount
    Best of South Vietnam - 17 days Tour - 25% discount

Tour Description

Discover Mekong Delta and Central Highlands in 17 days is an unforgettable experience for travelers to Vietnam : Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Nha Trang – Dalat - Lak lake - Pleiku - Kon Tum. Up to 25% discount of the tour's price!

From $999

$1249

Start City: Saigon
End City: Hoi An
Duration: 17 days/ 16 nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
- Visit: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Nha Trang – Dalat - Lak lake - Pleiku - Kon Tum
- Note: This tour can be customized to meet your own needs.

Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Nha Trang – Dalat - Lak lake - Pleiku - Kon Tum

Day 1 Saigon Arrival

Welcome to Vietnam’s modern metropolis: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Meet your guide and driver from Cyclo Travel Vietnam at the airport then enjoy an orientation tour through Saigon’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. Savor the flavors of Southern Vietnamese cuisine tonight at dinner.
Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: 3 star/ 4 star/ 5 star hotel in Saigon (you can choose your hotel standard)

Day 2 Saigon City Tour

Enjoy a full day to tour Saigon’s diverse attractions. Start with a visit to Saigon’s Chinatown, then learn about traditional Vietnamese medicine at the FITO Museum and browse through the amazing array of goods at Ben Thanh Market. Stop for lunch then continue on the city tour with a visit to the War Remnants Museum, learn about Vietnam’s recent history at Reunification Palace, visit the nearby neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the City's Centre Post Office before passing by the ornate Opera Theatre and the City Hall. End your day with a sumptuous dinner as you cruise out into Saigon River, accompanied by live entertainment, while floating past Ho Chi Minh City’s enchanting night-time cityscape.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 3 Cooking Class & Cu Chi Tunnels

This morning you leave the city for Ho Chi Minh Cooking Class. Here you have chance to study variety of many kinds of flora and herbs and mushroom before starting your cooking lesson. The class runs for about an hour and 15 mins and includes demonstrations which will help you gain insight into the diversity of the Vietnamese cuisine, as well as time to help prepare traditional dishes. After indulging in your creations, visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground labyrinth of passageways, used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War (or “American War” as it’s referred to here) as protection against American air raids. Those inclined are invited to crawl through selections of the tunnels to better understand what life was like for the Vietnamese soldiers during wartime.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 4 Saigon – Mekong Delta – Can Tho

Today you leave the bustle of the big city and drive to the lush Mekong River Delta. After breakfast, your guide & driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to Cai Be. Board on your private sampan to visit Cai Be floating market, passing by some local home factories to discover traditional rice paste making, rice popcorn, coco candies, and longans drying process. Enjoy lunch at an Indochinese Villa, Le Longanier, located in a luxuriant garden by the river. Your sampan will continue to proceed the cruise to Vinh Long. On the way, you will be able observe the typical Mekong delta rural life and visit bonsai gardens. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Your driver will be waiting for you on the other side of the river to take you on a 45 minute journey to the largest city in the Mekong: Can Tho, a buzzing town with a lively waterfront and a colorful mix of narrow back streets and wide boulevards that make for some rewarding exploration. Rest of the day, you are at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

Day 5 Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Saigon

Wake early and leave the hotel to visit the famous Cai Rang floating market by motor boat. Experience the daily life of the Mekong River Delta as vendors from around the region gather to sell fresh fruits, local delicacies and handmade goods. Continue the boat ride to visit the Mekong Delta’s famous orchards and sample some of the fresh, exotic fruit. Then venture deeper into the countryside, passing traditional houses made of wood and palm leaves as you observe the activities of the local people. Return to Can Tho for lunch then drive back to Saigon, arriving in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 6 Saigon

Today is free at your leisure for last minute shopping or sight-seeing. Overnight in Saigon

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 7 Saigon - flight to Nha Trang

Today, we take a short flight to Nha Trang. The rest of the day is free at leisure in Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Accommodation: Hotel or resort in Nha Trang

Day 8 Nha Trang sightseeing tour

Embark on a boat to join a trip visiting Nha Trang Bay and nearby islands. The journey will bring you various chances to swim and do exciting snorkel in the clear and warm waters. The afternoon is spent on a sightseeing tour on land in Nha Trang city. The tour will take you to the Po Nagar Cham Towers, Long Son Pagoda with numerous white Buddha statues, and the lively Dam Market. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Hotel or resort  in Nha Trang

Day 9 Nha Trang - drive to Dalat

Today, we take a 3 hour drive to Dalat, the flower city of Vietnam with thousand kinds of flower. After check in the hotel, we take a walk in Dalat night market to taste the best street foods here. Overnight in Dalat.

Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation: Hotel or resort  in Dalat

Day 10 Dalat sightseeing tour

We depart at 9:00am for the city tour, visiting the most famous places of the city: flower garden, old railway station, Bao Dai King Palace, Crazy house, Truc Lam Meditation, Datanla waterfall. Overnight in Dalat.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel or resort  in Dalat

Day 11 – 16 Easyrider 5 days tour

 Depart from Dalat to Lak lake “ natural lake” (day 1)

- Visit crazy house, visit the Dragon pagoda, visit flower farms, visit coffee plantations, silk making factory, Riding through the jungle. visit to the Jun Minority Village.

Accommodation is in a choice of traditional longhouse or modern bungalow right on the shore of Lak lake, so that you enjoy the breathtaking scenery and watch the ethnic minority fishermen checking their nets. Keep in touch with the minority people ( M'Nong people). Trek to another village or elephant riding is available through the most picturesque landscape of natural Lak Lake in central highlands.( extra cost for elephant riding)

During the night, you can join in the local life-style of ‘Jun’ minority village: drinking, listening to music .. etc

Overnight in homestay in Lak lake.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Homestay in Lak lake

Depart from Lak lake to Buon Me Thuot city (day 2)

- We drive through the forest path, without much traffic and tourists, where you will visit the most beautiful countryside.  The scenery is spectacular and you will be able to join in with the local people’s life-style.

- Take photos of people farming and fishing - Rice fields - Trekking to the top of the Elephant rock mountain - Take the Ho Chi Minh Trail to visit Dray Sap, Dray Nu falls - Swim in Fairy pool, take a water massage from waterfall - Come back to stay overnight  in Buon Ma Thuot city.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Buon Me Thuot

Depart from Buon Me Thuot to Pleiku (day 3)

- Traveling on the old Ho Chi Minh trail to learn about the history of vietnamese people during the French colony and the vivid war, the daily life of highlanders who live along the roads to learn how to make rice papers, noodles making.

- Pleiku is place where you stay overnight after along day ride..

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Pleiku

Depart from Pleiku to Kon Tum (day 4)

- Visit the city, then head to Greenfield home to the Bana and Gia-rai people.  Visit a crocodile farm, a Pagoda and listen to their traditional music.

- Head to “sea lake” which used to be a volcanic crater that stopped working a million years ago.  A great place to take some scenic photos of the trip.

- Continue traveling to Kon Tum where you visit Kon tum prison (since 1930 )

- Visit wooden church ( French Church) and Kon Tum orphanage

- Visit Kon-Ktu village and their traditional Rong house and learn their traditions and culture by their custom and daily life.

Stay overnight in Kon Tum.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Pleiku

Depart from Kon Tum to Kham Duc (day 5)

- Continue traveling on the Ho Chi Minh trail. Visit the well-known Phoenix Airport. Visit Charlie hill to know more about the war between Northern and Southern of Vietnam.

- Stop at the three corners of Indochina. The Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia borders. (Basically Indochina  refers only to Vietnam, Laos and Kampuchea, which between 1893 and 1954 were united politically under the name French Indochina).

- Stop over at the hot spring Dak Ha.

- See T'Trieng Minority Village and try crossing Monkey Bridge.

Stay  overnight in Kham Duc town.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Kham Duc

Depart from Kham Duc to Hoi An (day 6)

Continue along the Ho Chi Minh trail to gain an understanding about the Vietnam war.  Along the trail you’ll enjoy beautiful views and fresh air.

- Stop over at the minority village to discover the local's culture and customs

- Enjoy water massage on the Ho Chi Minh trail

- Exploring the local market of the mountain town

- Come to visit pineapple plantation and enjoy a fresh pineapple there

- Visit Cao Dai temple

- Rice paper making

- Visit Cham tower

- See how people make incense

- Brick making

- We’ll finish in Hoi An around 5 pm.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Hotel or resort in Hoi An

Day 17 Hoi An departure

Today, you will have a free day at leisure to explore the ancient town or take your departure flight. End of our service! See you next trip!

 

 


 

Accommodation

1 domestic flight (Saigon - Nha Trang)

Breakfast & meals mentioned in the itinerary

Transport by private car with AC

English-speaking guide

Entrance fees, performances, boat trips  & excursions

Travel insurance

Vietnam Visa

Tipping for tour guides/ drivers (you may choose to tip if you find the service exceptional but it is not compulsory)

Beverages & other personal expenses

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