The Hustle & Bustle South - 9 Days

Within 9 days, our tour guide will take you on the most awesome experience to explore the diverse beauty of Southern Vietnam.
Destinations: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Can Tho - Da Lat - Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh
Departure date: Flexible Travel Dates
Duration: 9 Days 8 Nights
TravelStyle: Top Special Packages
$615.00
  • Summary
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Tour Information

 

Day Destinations Meals Accommodations
1 Ho Chi Minh city arrival -/-/D Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
2 Ho Chi Minh city - Cu Chi Tunnel - Ho Chi Minh half day city tour B/L/D Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
3 Ho Chi Minh city - My Hiep - Sa Dec - Can Tho B/L/D Hotel in Can Tho
4 Can Tho - Phong Dien & Cai Rang floating market - Ho Chi Minh city B/L/D Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
5 Ho Chi Minh city - flight to Da Lat - Da Lat half day city tour B/L/D Hotel in Da Lat
6 Da Lat half day city tour - free for leisure B/L/- Hotel in Da Lat
7 Da Lat - private car to Nha Trang B/L/D Hotel/Resort in Nha Trang
8 Nha Trang - Island and Snorkeling tour B/L/- Hotel/Resort in Nha Trang
9 Nha Trang - flight back to Ho Chi Minh city - Ho Chi Minh city departure B/L/-  

Day 1 : Ho Chi Minh city arrival (D)

Our tour guide will come to pick you up upon arrival. Then our car will take you to the city and check in at the hotel.

After having welcoming dinner, you will have a free evening to relax and prepare for the upcoming trip.

Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 2 : Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi Tunnel (B/L/D)

Cu Chi Tunnel, otherwise known as the “Iron Triangle” or “Iron Land” is around 70km far from Ho Chi Minh city. It takes us more than 1 hour driving through the peaceful countryside with rice paddy fields.

We will have a short time to enjoy the introductory video of how the tunnels constructed; and then explore the maze of the tunnels. We also see various mantraps and the remains of an US tank as well as various bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers.

After Cu Chi tunnel tour, we will head back to Ho Chi Minh city for the half day city tour. The highlights of this afternoon are the Independence Palace (the former Presidential Place of the South Vietnam President in the past); the War Remnant museum where we can see so many artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting about the second Indochina war; the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office – with significant architecture.

Before going back to our hotel, we have short time to visit the Ben Thanh market.

Dinner at local restaurant in Ho Chi Minh city

Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

 

Day 3 : Ho Chi Minh city – My Hiep – Sa Dec – Can Tho (B/L/D)

This morning you have an early start as you will head to the Mekong Delta. As known as the “rice bowl” of Vietnam, this 39,000-square-kilometre labyrinth of waterways remains one of the most densely populated parts of the country.

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for Cao Lanh.

On arriving at My Hiep, take the motorised boat to get into the Xeo Quit base – a former Viet Cong base. Enjoy the boat cruise around the swamps and the forest.

We will have lunch at a local restaurant. Across the Upper Mekong delta by boat to admire the charm of the river, get to Sa Dec, visit the Tu Ton flowers garden and then head to Can Tho city.

You will have a free evening in Can Tho.

Dinner at a local restaurant in Can Tho city.

Stay overnight at hotel in Can Tho City.

Day 4 : Phong Dien - Cai Rang - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we will take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the unique "Monkey bridge" in the Delta.

Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang.

We will have a break time for lunch. Then go back to Ho Chi Minh city. On the way we will stop to visit take a short rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho.

After having dinner, you will have a free evening in Ho Chi Minh city.

Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

 

Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh city – flight to Da Lat (B/L/D)

After breakfast at hotel, you will have time to pack your luggage, prepare for the flight to Da Lat city

Flight Number: VN1384 (SGN - DLI)

Departure time: 11:00 am

Arrival time: 11:50 am

When in Da Lat, you will do the check in at the hotel and have lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, we will visit The Old Railway Station, Valley of Love, Strawberry Farm and of course we will stop over at Da Lat jam workshop to enjoy locally produced jam and buy some local specialties.

Have dinner at a local restaurant and stay overnight in Da Lat.

Day 6 : Da Lat (B/L)

From 7:45 am to 8:00 am, our tour guide will pick you up for Da Lat city tour today.

Firstly, we will visit the summer residence of Vietnam's last emperorBao Dai – a faded art-deco-influenced villa, one of most famous attraction in Da Lat.

Then we will visit other famous places such as: Da Lat cathedral, Robin Hill 1600m, Truc Lam Zen Buddhist temple and Datanla Waterfall.

You will have a chance to visit Hang Nga Guesthouse or as known as Crazy House.  

After that, we will have lunch at a local restaurant.

You will have a free half day for leisure.

Stay overnight in Da Lat.

 

Day 7 : Da Lat – private car to Nha Trang (B/L/D)

In the morning, after having breakfast, you will have time to pack all your luggage, ready for the upcoming trip to Nha Trang – the beautiful southern coastal city.

On the way to Nha Trang, we will stop near the seaside town of Phan Rang to visit Po Klong Garai – a well-preserved 14th century Cham Tower.

2 more hours of driving, we will arrive Nha Trang. You will check in at the hotel/resort and have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, free time for you to relax or go swimming.

Stay overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 8 : Nha Trang - Island and Snorkeling tour (B/L)

After breakfast, we will depart to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island – the small ocean world of various sea species of Nha Trang.

Then we keep on boating to Mun Island for snorkeling. Here we have chance to see lots of colorful corals and fishes.

Next we visit Mot island, Tranh Beach island where we are relax, swim or join water sports. We also see the sea swallow nests on the rock islands during boat trip. Lunch on island and get back to hotel at around 16:00.

Stay overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 9 : Nha Trang – flight to Ho Chi Minh city – Ho Chi Minh city departure (B/L)

From 8:00 am to 8:30 am, our tour guide will come to pick you up to go to Thap Ba Ponagar temple complex – was built between 8th and 11th centuries by the Cham people who once ruled the central of Vietnam.

Then we will be back to the hotel and do the check out, go to the airport, ready for flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Flight Number: VN1357

Departure time: 01:50 pm

Arrival time: 02:45 pm

Ho Chi Minh city departure.

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1. This itinerary is private and customized for a small group. Of course it's available join-in tour for some itineraries if you don't want to go over budget. For more details please contact us at anytime.

2. The price below is US$ per person and for reference purposes as it corresponds only to our specific itinerary. If you want to create your own trip with specific group size, do not mind sending us an enquiry. 

3. This price is for cash only. Remitter bears all charges of the banks engaged in the transfer of the payment.

Quantity of group (adult) 2-4 pax 5-7 pax 8-10 pax
Superior accommodation US$ 860.00 US$ 725.00 US$ 615.00
Deluxe accommodation US$ 945.00 US$ 795.00 US$ 675.00
Luxury accommodation US$ 1,270.00 US$ 1,035.00 US$ 950.00 

Service Inclusions

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
  • Private transfer and transportation with a small bottle of water for each person
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double/Triple room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All entrance fees & permits during guided tours
  • Mekong Delta and floating market boat trip
  • Boat trip in Nha Trang
  • Excellent English speaking guide
  • No extra charge after confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed 

Service Exclusions

  • International flights & taxes
  • Domestic flights & taxes
  • Beverages
  • Snorkeling fee (around from 300,000 VND to 500,000 VND per person)
  • Entrance fees & permits not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone call..), tips and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$45 & 02 passport photos per person)
  • Others not mentioned above.

Note:

  • The selected hotel might be changed to another one because of fully booking or renovation. We will surely let you know before decide to book and guarantee that the hotel is the same level to the first one.
  • Sites and sequence may vary depending on the weather conditions, your requirements,..
  • Most of museums are closed on Monday. We will discuss and change to other sites in order to not affect your travel plan.
  • Public Holiday dates surchage will be applied if your travel date is on 1 Jan; Lunar New Year; from 27 Apr to 1 May; from 27 Aug to 2 Sep; 24 Dec and 31 Dec.