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A Glance at South of Vietnam with Beach Relaxation 10 Days

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Duration: 10 days

Destination: Ho Chi Minh City / Phu Quoc Island

US$ 762 US$ 635 per person

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In 10 days, we will take you through an experience you will never forget of Vietnam Southest. The peaceful countryside's, Mekong Delta people villages, and historical sites are perfect for the relaxation you have ever wanted. Specially, free relaxing in the largest island of Vietnam.

trip highlight

  • Take a truly unique opportunity to have a hand experience in Cu Chi Tunnels by Speedboat.  
  • Discover the deep history of Vietnam War in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Get a chance to know more about Mekong River people.
  • Relax in the nicest beach in Vietnam at Phu Quoc Island

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Day 1: Arrival - Ho Chi Minh City

Meal provided: No meal

Welcome to Vietnam. Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, obtain your Vietnam visa (please refer to your Special Program Note), and then clear Immigration and Customs. After collecting your baggage, exit the airport to meet outside a local Guide. Settle in and enjoy the rest of day at leisure.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Half Day – Explore The Hidden Corner Of China Town

Meal Provided: Breakfast & Lunch

08:00 Enjoy the sightseeing to
Reunification Palace formerly known as Independence Palace, built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, a landmark in Hochiminh City. Our next stop is the War Remnants Museum. Operated by the Vietnamese government, an incipient form of museum opened on September 4, 1975, as the “Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes, located in the premises of the former United States Information Agency building. Continue to visit City Hall, Ho Chi Minh Monument and Central Post Office which was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the early 20th century. It has a neoclassical architectural style. It was designed and constructed by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel in harmony with the surrounding area. Today, the building is a tourist attraction. Right nearby, you can see Notre Dame Cathedral, a magnificent building located in the heart of the city and was established by French colonists. This cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet).

Lunch at the local restaurant.

Head to Cholon,
Saigon’s Chinatown district to start a walk through one of the biggest fabric markets, which is known far and wide for its long-established role as a crucial distribution hub of fabrics, not only for the city but the entire southern region.Continue strolling down the street and pass by Le Chau Clan House, the temple of silver. Paying a short visit to Cha Tam Church built in 1900. Walk down one of the busiest streets in Cholon, as well as the wholesales tobacco market, observe the street life of the area by venturing through a lively local fruits market. (This area is a bit crowded with traders and vehicles) Be picked up by a car on standby at the end of the market for a drive to one of the most famous Chinese clan houses. Dedicated to Chinese General Quan Cong, Nghia An Hoi Quan was most impressive for its exquisite gilded woodwork, where devotees gather to perform daily prayers. Take time to make a wish, write it on a small card and attach it to one of the incense coils in the local custom. Then hop on a xích lô, a traditional form of transportation and ride around the area to admire the beauty of Old Chinese architect and ancient buildings of 19th – 20th century, ride along the herbal street and take a chance to learn about various kinds of herbs. Get on the car and drive back to hotel.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 3: Mekong Delta My Tho – Ben Tre

Meal provided: Breakfast

In the morning, we leave Ho Chi Minh City behind and head to Vietnam’s rice basket of Mekong Delta. We will pass through idyllic, rural scenes until we arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River, where we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Arrival, boarding the motorboat at a pier and cruising on the Mekong River. Here, overlooking floating houses where fishes are farmed beneath the house (viewing from the motorboat).

Continuing the journey on the river until reaching Unicorn Island), from here taking a “xe loi” to reach a performance site where Vietnamese traditional music can be heard and seasonal tropical fruit can be tasted (included). Afterward, being on a small hand-rowing boat in An Khanh (the main mean of transportation in My Tho & Ben Tre) and slowly cruising through a small creek with beautiful overhanging coconut trees. Lives from both sides of the creek can be observed. Before heading to lunch, passing through bee-keeping farm and enjoying honey tea, a typical Mekong house can be viewed here.

Continue travelling to learn coconut candies making process from a workshop. Sample of candies can be tasted Back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Fly To Phu Quoc Island

Meal provided: Breakfast

Our driver only
will transfer you to Tan Son Nhat Airport and catch flight to Phu Quoc.

On arrival Phu Quoc, welcome you by our driver only and transfer you to hotel for check in.
Stay overnight in Phu Quoc.

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Day 5: Cable Car 3 Islands Trip By Speed Boat (Join in Group)

Meal Provided: Breakfast

• 9:00: pick you up from hotel at lobby
• 9:45: check in cable car
• 10:15: depature on cable car: amazing sea view from sky
• 10:45: arrived HON THOM ISLAND: sunworld – nature park
• 11:30: speed boat cruises to HON KHO ISLAND for fishing snorkeling location
• 12:30: MAY RUT ISLAND: enjoy lunch – relax– swimming -snorkeling – activities on the island
• 14:30: BUOM ISLAND: snorkeling at coral reef
• 15:30: the boat back to harbor
• 16:30: return to your hotel.
Stay overnight in Phu Quoc



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Day 6: Phu Quoc Island

Meal Provided: Breakfast

Free in leisure
Stay overnight in Phu Quoc

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Day 7: Phu Quoc Island

Meal Provided: Breakfast

Free in leisure
Stay overnight in Phu Quoc

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Day 8: Phu Quoc Island – Fly To Ho Chi Minh City

Meal provided: Breakfast

Our driver only
will transfer you to Phu Quoc Airport and catch flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

On arrival Ho Chi Minh City, welcome you by our driver only and transfer you to hotel for check in.

Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 9: Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day By Speed Boat (Join In Group)

Meal provided: Breakfast & Lunch

07:00 You will travel and arrive hours before the large bus tour groups to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels historical site (also pronounced as Chu Chi Tunnels by some foreigners). Because this is a popular attraction with Vietnamese school children and holiday-makers, we set out early to avoid large crowds, ensuring that our boats arrive before everyone else. You will have an opportunity to uncover the secrets of the Cu Chi Tunnels, a vast network of underground passageways built and used by the Viet Cong to evade detection as they moved troops and supplies throughout Ho Chi Minh City’s northern districts. During the speedboat trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, English-speaking guide will introduce you to life along the banks of the Saigon River as your boat gracefully slips through knots of floating water hyacinths on this scenic boat trip. You will have a chance to enjoy a window into traditional Mekong river life and wonderful photo opportunities. After a short documentary, our guide will lead you through the historic Cu Chi, dug by resourceful guerrilla fighters to provide communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters during numerous conflicts. After you visit the tunnels, a traditional Vietnamese lunch of local specialties like lemongrass chicken and caramelized clay pot pork will be served.

Take the boat back to Ho Chi Minh City. At the harbor, our driver will take you back the hotel.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure

Meal provided: Breakfast

This morning you are let free to stroll around before being transferred without guide to the Airport for departure flight to the next destination.
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Tour prices shown are 'per person', based on a travelling party of 4 adults, and sharing double or twin room.  

** If you travel in group of 2, 3 and so on. Please feel free to contact us for specific offer.

** If you intend to travel alone, the cost might be much higher. However, you also earn money by using the Share Button above to invite your friends and family to book this tour with you.

Note: Amendments CAN be made to this tour to suite your requirements, but may incur price changes

What's Included:

• 08 nights base in double/twin sharing rooms at centrally located & well selected Comfort hotels (3 star-hotel). 
[ Superior (4 star-hotel), Luxury (5- star hotel), High-end (best of the best hotel) properties are also available upon request] 
• 01 night on board cruise in Mekong Delta
• Daily buffet or set breakfast at hotel and all hotels taxes and service charges. 
• Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary. 
• Travel by air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced, safe driver as specified in the itinerary. 
• Sightseeing with local, English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary. 
• Meals included as indicated as in program: B: breakfast, L: lunch & D: dinner. 
• Shuttle bus 2 ways Phu Quoc Airport - resort
• Cu Chi by speed boat join in group
• Cyclo in Saigon
• Boat in Mekong Delta
• Cable Car in Phu Quoc by speed boat join in group
• Entrance fees according the above program
• Local bottled water while sightseeing and transfers 
• VAT and all taxes and service charge. 


What's Excluded:

• International flight tickets and Visas stamp 
• Domestic and regional flights in the tour
• Any items of purely personal nature such as laundry and telephone calls 
• Personal, travel and health insurance
• Early check in and late check out 
• Single room supplement if request 
• Drinks during meals
• Meals that are not specified
• Gratuities/tipping to tour guide, driver and hotel staff and restaurant’s staff 
• Surcharge for peak season & compulsory dinner on X’mas and New Year’s Eve 


Remarks

1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Please click on the “Tailor this trip" button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:

• Boutique & character hotels: from $50-$80 USD per room/ per night
• Comfort = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/ per night
• Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/ per night
• Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 190++ per room/ per night
• High-end = Best of the best hotels from US$ 250++ per room/ per night


3. Child policy: 

• Ages 0-2: free of charge for tour. Airfares depend on Airlines's policy at booking time
• Ages 2-5: 50% of adult price. Airfares depend on Airlines's policy at booking time
• Ages 6-10: 85% of adult price & airfare fully charges
• 11 years and older: 100% (charged as an adult)

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Service Details During The Trip

We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.


  • Private Local Tour Guide You will have legally licensed local tour guide in each destination, from welcome and farewell you at the airport. Your guide will guide, help, assist and taking care of you in order to make your tour worry-free. The good guide for you means we arrange the right guide. Asianwaytravel.com will arrange tour guide base on the feature of the itinerary and consists of the group, to maximize your experiences in traveling.

  • Private Drivers & Vehicle Safety is first priority for transportation. A well maintained good condition car with legal business licensed and an experienced driver to make sure you are in safe hands. To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

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  • Local Flavor Meals Don’t worry about meals; we select both restaurants and menus for you. Asianwaytravel.com will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customer. Menu is also carefully selected by us to ensure you try different food every meal.
    We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of your local guide.

  • Well-Selected Hotels Comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast!

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Travel Visa

Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.

This is an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country.


  • Step 1: Provide us your application details
     • Your full name (as exactly seen on your passport)
     • Your gender
     • Your date of birth
     • Your nationality
     • Your passport number
     • Your passport expiration dates ( with at least 3 vacats pagess and valid for at least 6 months)
     • Date of arrival ( dd/mm/yy)
     • Date of exit (dd/mm/yy)
     • Arrival airport
  • Step 2: Process your visa information into a visa application
    We will contact you for reviewing your visa information and then submit your application on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration department and follow other procedures pursuant to the regulations of Immigration department to get Visa approval letter granted by Immigration department.

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We will send the visa approval letter via email to you after 7 working days.
After we obtain the visa approval letter from the Immigration department for you, we will forward you a scanned copy of it by email (Your visa information then have been recorded to the Visa system of the Vietnam Immigration department).


  • Step 3: Get your visa stamp on your arrival
    Just print the approval letter out, prepare 2 passport sized photos and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($25 for single entry visa; $50 for 1 month multiple entry visa ). Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.

    Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, expect a simple form to fill in (or you can download here to fill beforehand), present the visa approval letter, passport, photos to the Immigration officer inside the counter and look for a place to hear your name be called to get the passport back and pay for the stamping fee. The actual process takes around 15 minutes without hassle or trouble.

  • For those who is applicable for E-visa, our travel experts will consult case by case.

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