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Old 07-21-2009, 08:44 PM   #1
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Highlights Of Mekong Delta 4 Days / 3 Nights

Departure: Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Price: From $315
Tour Code: DH - TMK10
Highlights: Ho Chi Minh , My Tho , Can Tho , Chau Doc
A 4 days cruise trip to the Mekong Delta of Vietnam: this tour takes you Can Tho, Chau Doc, Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho. Take boat and cruise on Mekong and Rach Ngong Rivers observing the local life and natural beauty of countryside. Visit floating markets, fruit orchards and fish-breeding villages on the course. Other major sightseeing spots include Vinh Trang Pagoda, Sam Mountain, Lady Xu Temple, Thoai Ngoc Hau Temple and Tay An Pagoda.

Day 1 : Arrival – Danang – Transfer to Hoi An
Day 2 : Hoi An – My Son Holy Land – Hoi An half day walking tour
Day 3 : Hoi An - Hue half day trip
Day 4 : Hue City tour
Day 5 : Hue - Departure


Day 1 : Arrival – Danang – Transfer to Hoi An
On arrival Danang airport, you will be met and transfered to hotel in Hoi An for check in, the rest time relaxing on the beach or shopping in Hoi An Old Quarter.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hoi An
Day 2 : Hoi An – My Son Holy Land – Hoi An half day walking tour
My Son is located in the heart of valley – surrounded by mountain ranges that are natural boundaries with the Duy Phu village, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province. It is about 45 Km a way from Hoi An in the West. Thanks to the letters in the letters in the oldest steles of the 4th century by which was excavated at My Son that King Bhadresvara had built a temple for offering to the Gold Siva Bhadresvara. It was in wood and completely destroyed by ifre in the 6th century. In earlier 7th century, King Sambhuvarman rebuilt the temple of bricks and aggregates. Since then, more than 70 similar temples had been built up to the 13th century.
Let our guide show you the natural beauty of the surroundings, you willl be inspired by My Son which called “ The Angkor Wat of Vietnam”
PM : We will be back Hoi An and take part in half day walking tour in Hoi An Old Quarter. The ancient architecture of Hoian is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional characters with Chinese and Japanese influence. There are plenty to see in this delightful and tranquil town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tam Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, the vibrant market. We visit these on our morning walking tour past many low tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town's multi-cultural past. The rest time for you relaxing on the beach or shopping in Hoi An Old Quarter.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hoi An, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee

Day 3 : Hoi An – Hue half day tour
Leave Hoi An for Hue, upon arrival in Hue, check in hotel and having lunch, then we spend this afternoon to visit Hue with the massive citadel, containing the Imperial City and the Purple Forbidden City. This royal residence was all destroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive, however it is still fascinating to walk among the ruins. Overnight in Hue
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hue, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee

Day 4: Hue full day trip
The beautiful riverside pagoda of Thien Mu, which now becomes the symbol of Hue, and the elaborate royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc are not to be missed.
We include these in a guided cruise on the Perfume River which also gives us a taste of the scenic countryside as well as an enjoyable visit to the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes.
After an impressive boat trip we return to the town and enjoy a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market that sells a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts. Along the way we pass by many fantastic eating spots, ideal places for visitors to sample some local delicacies. Overnight in Hue.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hue, Private boat to cruise in Perfume River, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee

Day 5 : Hue – Departure
Free time until transfer you to the airport to catch your flight back home.
Include : Private car, Breakfast

Private tour
English speaking guide (other language upon your request)
All accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfasts.
Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch)
All A/C private for transfers and transport.
Entrance fees and permits during guided time.
Boat trip in Hue

Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
Personal expenses such as Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills.
Tips and gratuities


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Old 07-22-2009, 05:36 AM   #2
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hey nice impressive review, i would definitely like to travel vietnam.

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Old 07-22-2009, 06:47 PM   #3
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nice post! Thanks for your information about Vietnam country
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:32 PM   #4
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Mekong cruises - SAIGON - CAIBE - VINHLONG - SADEC(L,D)

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• 11h00 boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink
• We take a morning junk trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island and go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colourful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
• We explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the traditional House, where surviving members of the Kiet’s family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house.
• Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery
• Departure from Cai Be to Cai Thia Island while lunch is served on board.
• Transfer onto a local boat for Cycling or walking to visit the gardens and orchards on the bank of the peninsula.
• Back on board, a refreshment awaits you.
• Dinner is served as the Le Cochinchine gets under way towards the My Thuan bridge then towards Sa Dec.
• Le Cochinchine drops anchor at the entry of Sa Dec for the night

• Breakfast on boat.
• Transfer for a visit of the Sa Dec market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.
• Cycling or walking to visit beautiful Sadec flower village
• Visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river
• Boarding back about noon at Sa Dec. Welcome back drink.
• Lunch while en route. The Le Cochinchine goes through the canals towards Longxuyen
• Visit Culao OngHo and enjoy the scenery and walk /cycle to visit villages , pass farmers tending their fields and drying their produce on the sides of the road and canals. You will have a unique opportunity to discover a side of Delta life that few travellers experience
• Complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Open bar and rest on the deck enjoying the sunset.
• Leisure cruise up the Mekong river taking in such beautiful scenery while sipping aperitif with canapι.
• Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat.
• Diner and while Le Cochinchine cruises towards Chaudoc
• Le Cochinchine sets anchor in for the night. Diner and overnight on boat.
• The crew will serve dinner while the Le Cochinchine is cruising.
• Le Cochinchine sets anchor in for the night in Chaudoc. Diner and overnight on boat.
• Breakfast on board
• Check out and we take the speed boat ride from Chaudoc to Phnompenh departing at 7am. The boat takes us along the Mekong River. It continues on to the Vietnamese (Vinh Xuong) - Cambodian (Kaom Samnar) border and then to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. The journey takes approximately 4 hours. Arrival Phnompenh, the capital of Kingdom of Cambodia the trip concludes.

• Welcome drink
• 3days cruise with stops and visits as stated
• Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B=Breakfast, L = Lunch, D=Dinner)
• Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
• Biking, sampan boat ride,
• Services of crews during the cruise.
• Apperitif
• English /French-speaking onboard
• Speed boat trip ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh.
• Pre/post trip arrangement , Beverages, Travel insurance , Visa fee (Visa fee on arrival at Cambodia border: 25USD, 1 photo 3x4cm).Other personal expenses
• Personal expenses

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