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Essential South & Central Vietnam Tour 5 Days

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Ho Chi Minh City - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi Tunnels - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue

Tour code: VBT-VCT01
This tour starts from Ho Chi Minh city city and finish in Hue. After visiting Saigon - the vibrant city in South of Vietnam, we catch flight to Hoian - the ancient city in Central of Vietnam and then drive to visit Hue city - an Imperial city during the Nguyen Dynasty.
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Arrival (D)

You are welcomed at Tan Son Nhat airport by Viet Bamboo Travel's guide and he (she) will accompany you to your hotel. The sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City begins with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, then we continue to visit French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Sai Gon Post Office. We also visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War Remnant Museum before come to the bustling Ben Thanh Market where everything and anything is for sale!. Dinner and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. (The itinerary can be changed on this day. It depends on your arrival flight)

Day 2: Tay Ninh - Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

Drive a long way on the country side of Vietnam to Tay Ninh, 100 km from Ho Chi Minh city. On arrival to the head quarter of Cao Dai religious, you will have a chance to witness the daily ceremony at Cao Dai Holy See, and meet followers come to attend the ceremony wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Buddhism. Having lunch at a local restaurant then continue the trip to Cu Chi, visit the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L) - by flight

Free time in the morning for shopping then take noon flight to Hoi An. Check-in at Hotel and having lunch before visit of Hoi An Town with mixed the culture of Vietnam/Chinese/Japanese with Chinese tiled houses, Chinese temples, Japanese covered bridge. Enjoy the very peace dinner on the bank of Thu Bon river. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 4: Hoi An - Hue (B, L)

Transfer to Hue with a stop at Hai Van Pass in the morning. On the way, visit Cham museum (rich collection of Cham sculptures from in 14-15 century back with Indian influences). In the afternoon, visit Hue Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and Minh Mang Tomb. In late afternoon, take a cruise along Perfume river to admire sunset. Overnight in Hue.

Day 5: Hue - Departure (B)

Free time until time transfer to Phu Bai Airport for flight. Ends of service.
Tour Rates
Tour cost in US$ per person
Hotel Class Number of persons in group
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Trip Included

  • Private tour
  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner, BR - brunch)
  • All transfers and transportation as indicated in program
  • All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide at places as indicated in program
  • Boat trip as indicated in program
  • Air tickets: Economy class - Vietnam Airlines
    • Ho Chi Minh city - Da Nang

Trip Excluded

  • Surcharge on Chirstmas Eve and New Year Eve
  • VISA to Vietnam (Please make sure you have 6 months passport validity. We can help for visa on arrival ifrequest)
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Late check out or early check in at all places (Normally check in at 14:00 and check out at 12:00/ surcharge if request)
  • Insurance travel
  • Tips & gratuities
  • All other services are not made on the written form
Destination Hotel/Resort/Cruise Class
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Saigon Elios or GK Central Hotel or similar
Liberty Central or Silverland Sakyo Hotel or similar
Sofitel Saigon or Nikko Hotel or similar
Hoi An Lotus or Nhi Nhi Hotel similar
La Residencia or Essance Hotel or similar
Sunrise or Victoria Hoi An Hotel or similar
Hue Alba Hue or Serene Hotel or similar
Eldora or Moonlight Hotel or similar
Imperial Hotel or Indochina Palace or similar
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