Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam

Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam

When you go off the beaten track in Vietnam you get to discover a dynamic and diverse country with dramatic mountains, lush rice fields and warm and friendly people. This trip takes you through the heart of the Mekong’s fertile southern region, and when deep in the Delta Vietnam you really are off the beaten track in Vietnam and all the culture and sceneries of the region to life. With boat trips through winding canals, exploration of hidden islands and visits to a diverse range of villages and craft shops this really is an adventure journey taking you beyond the tourist stops and shows you the real life off the beaten track of the Vietnam Delta. This off the beaten track includes travelling in many different water crafts and brings you as close as possible to the beauty and variety that is Vietnam.

Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam Highlights

International flight included
All Domestic flights included
All boat trips in Mekong Delta
All entrance fees for the itinerary
Private transportation
Private Service
Small group guaranteed
Local English speaking guides
Accommodation based on double sharing & daily breakfast at hotel either 4* or 5*hotels please see details below the detailed Itinerary

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vietnam-2 Off the beaten Track in Vietnam detailed Itinerary
Day1: Flight
Today you fly to Vietnam via Bangkok. In flight food
Day2: Hanoi – Arrival
On Arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.  Overnight in Hanoi
Day3: Hanoi – City Tour. (B)
Full day tour visits Temple of Literature, the Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple, Ethnic Group Museum and Old Quarters. In the evening, dinner and enjoy a performance of Hanoi’s famous Water Puppets. Overnight in Hanoi
Day4: Saigon  (Ho Ci Minh) (B)
Your journey begins by flying to the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon), upon arrival you will start your exploration at historic Reunification Palace and the Old Post Office before continuing to Cholon, the city’s Chinatown district. Then, aboard a local cyclo, weave your way through the busy streets to Ben Thanh Market where you can peruse the endless rows of stalls before returning to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
 
vietnam-8 Day5: Cao Dai Temple & Cu chi tunnel (B)
Start today with a visit to the elaborate Cao Dai Temple.  Continue on to learn about the incredible wartime tactics of the Vietnamese as you explore the Cu Chi tunnels, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used from the 1940s until 1970s to fend off invaders.  Continue to Tay Ninh, home of the Cao Dai religion, to learn about this intriguing religion as you visit the colorful temple.  Return to Ho Chi Minh City late this afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
Day6: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) – Can Tho (B)
Start today with a short drive to Cai be, then enjoy a boat trip to learn about the traditional handicraft like popcorn, pop rice, coconut candy making. There is then a short walk along the fertile orchard garden and then enjoy taking a rowing boat along the small cannel.  Disembark at Vinh Long, then continue going to Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho
Day7: Can Tho – Ca mau (B)
Early morning enjoy a boat trip to see the whole sale floating market with hundreds of small boats along the river and see the real life of local people in Mekong. On the way going to Ca Mau, a small ferry will bring you to the Far East area the only way to be able to see this. Overnight in Ca Mau
 
Vietnam Day8:  Ca mau – Visit the South Pole of Vietnam (B)
Today, you will enjoy a jet Cano along the river to go to the South Pole of Vietnam; you may see the local wedding going on the rivers floating houses. After going on shore, a short climb up to the observation box will bring to the spectacular panorama view of the South Pole. Return to Hotel late this afternoon. Overnight in Ca mau
Day9: Ca mau – Chau Doc (B)
Continue going to Chau Doc, the province border with Cambodia. Visiting Tra Su Cajuput, the Eco area with many varities of bird and also a lot of cajuput’root brings to you see so many strange images. Hopefully, you may learn how to get honey from many bee’s from the local people who are living there and harvest the honey.  Overnight in Chau Doc
Day10: Chau Doc – Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) (B)
In the morning, before leaving Chau doc, a short boat trip will take you to see the local floating houses and their fish farm, also a short walking to visit the Cham ‘village to learn about skill of weaving. Back to the town for going back to Saigon or you may connect your trip to Cambodia by speed boat – Option to extend your trip to Cambodia.  Overnight in Saigon
Day11: Saigon departure (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to fly to Hanoi airport to catch your flight back home.

Holiday Cost: from £1915 per person in 4*hotels
4* hotels names: Maison D’Hanoi Hanova Hotel in Hanoi, Liberty Cetral Hotel in Saigon, Ninh Kieu 2 Hotel in Can Tho. Local 3* Hotel in Ca Mau( Basic hotel but it’s clean with hot water shower , Western toilet and air conditioning.) Satisfy Hotel in Chau Doc.
Holiday Cost: from £2195 per person in 5*hotels
5* hotels names: Melia Hotel in Hanoi, Rex Hotel in Saigon, Victoria Hotel in Can Tho, Local 3* Hotel in Ca Mau( Basic hotel but it’s clean with hot water shower , Western toilet and air conditioning.), Victoria Hotel in Chau Doc.

Good to Know
Vietnam Visa  (can be arranged in advance)
What is not  included in your itinerary: any optional tours, drinks unless specified in the itinerary, camera fee, tipping, personal expenses, travel and cancellation insurance
Surcharge for peak season will be added to the prices for hotel when required.
If at the time of booking, any hotels or rooms in the list above are fully booked, we will endeavour to find accommodation of a similar standard elsewhere. If the only available accommodation is of a higher or lower standard, we will revise the price accordingly and consult you immediately.
Please read our full  terms and conditions before you book your holiday.

Off the Beaten Track Vietnam Tour

10 Nights/11 Days
Price:
from £1915  per person
Accommodation:
4*Hotels or 5* hotels check details below
Group Size:
Minimum 02 Persons
Tour can be tailored:
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