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5-Day Southern Vietnam Family Tour

Discover Vietnam over 5 days.  Start by touring Ho Chi Minh city. Explore Cu Chi and Cao Dai Temple and take a day trip to Mekong, all hosted by your english speaking tour guide.

from $Enquire for Price AUD per person
Trip code:AOT
Duration:5 days
Destination:Ho
Travel Dates:As you prefer

Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.

Day 1 Arrival in Ho Chi Minh (D)

Transfer via International flight of your own arrangements.  You will be greeted by your tour guide at the airport and escorted to your hotel.  You will have free time to discover Ho Chi Minh or rest before meeting your tour guide to go to a local restaurant for our welcome dinner.

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) tour (B, L)

We visit the Reunification Palace which is the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam.  Then move on to visit the War Remnants Museum, where we can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting the second Indochina war.

We will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office.  You will have the opportunity to takes some shots of Saigon (biggest City in Vietnam).  Enjoy a lovely lunch in a local restaurant.

Following lunch we will visit Ben Thanh market and China town which has its own unique Binh Tay market which will allow you to experience Southern Vietnamese daily life.  Also visit Giac Lam Pagoda, one of the oldest and finest pagodas in Ho Chi Minh City which is very relaxing.

Day 3 Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi and Cao Dai Temple (B, L)

Depart Saigon by taking a pleasant drive with a view of the beautiful countryside and head for the Cu Chi tunnels.

You can watch a short introductory video showing how the Ho Chi Minh tunnels were constructed.  We can then enter these tunnels, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels. There are various mantraps on display and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by B52 bombers.

Then we will drive to Tay Ninh town which is close to the Cambodian border and visit the Cao Dai temple and join Cao Dai worshippers for their daily noontide ceremony where hundreds of worshipers attired in lively red, yellow, blue and white, chant religious hymns. Following this we will enjoy lunch on our return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 4 Mekong – Day trip (B, L)

Today we head to the Mekong Delta by passing through rural scenery arriving at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River.  We will take a boat ride on the Mekong and visit local homes and orchards, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try some seasonal fruit and honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing.  We will have our lunch on an orchard garden.  Then after lunch we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda.

Day 5 Departure (B)

Transfer via: International flight of your own arrangement.  We will transfer to the airport to take your flight home.

INCLUDED

  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (Meal coding: B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • A/C transfers & transport by private van
  • Entrance fees to the sightseeing indicated
  • Water during the trip
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta

ACCOMMODATION

City

3 stars

4 stars

5 stars

Ho Chi Minh city

Sapphire hotel

Liberty Central

Grand hotel

 
 

Group size

 

        Price/person

3 stars

4 stars

5 stars

2 pax

$381

$480

$617

3 – 5 pax

$350

$451

$515

6 – 8 pax

$273

$374

$440

9 – 12 pax

$266

$369

$434

Single Supplement

$132

$232

$295

Trip valid to 30 October 2015

CHILDREN POLICY
Under 2 years old: free of charge
From 2 – 5 years old: 50% charge
From 5 – 12 years old: 75% charge
From 12 years old: Charged as adult

1.Travel Documentation

All clients must have a valid passport and visas before travel.

2. Children Policy

Under 2 years old: No charge for tour & 50% airfare charge
From 2 to under 5 years old: 50% charge for tour & 75% airfare charge
From 5 to under 12 years old: 75% charge for tour & airfare
From 12 years old: 100% charge as adult

3. Insurance:

An illness, an accident or an unexpected situation can arise before or during any type of vacation. Such an event might cause you to cut short your trip or cause your trip to be cancelled altogether.

Insurance exists to protect passengers from financial loss in the event of an emergency.

We strongly recommend you buy travel insurance before travel.

4. Alteration of Itinerary

Prior to the booking, we are happy to process alterations to your itinerary free of charge. Once the deposit has been paid, alterations will attract a fee of 30AUD per request.

5. Cancellation

All cancellations will incur a fee of 100AUD per person.

No-show travellers will be charged 100% of the tour price.

6. Deposit & Final Payment

Bookings Less than 45 days from departure date More than 45 days from departure date
1000AUD or more Full amount required at time of booking 200AUD deposit required at time of booking
1000AUD or less Full amount required at time of booking

The appropriate amount will automatically be debited to the credit card provided or by other payment arrangements. Failing this the booking will automatically be cancelled without notification.

Final Payment:
Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure. Ticket/voucher will be provided on receipt of final payment.

For enquiry call 1300 739 652 to talk with one of our travel consultant or fill out the form below. We will contact you soon.

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