Meals: Lunch and Dinner After breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred to Ben Tre, the country of coconut. Up on arrival in My Thoyou will get on boat, cruising along Tien River and enjoy the scenes of 4 islets Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix. The boat will stop for visiting My Tho fish wharf, fishing villages in Tan Long Islet. You will disembark the boat to visit Thoi Son Islet where you will visit fruit gardens, local houses, enjoy the seasonal fruits and listen to folk music of the area. You will get on a hand-rowing sampan to explore natural water palm trees in quiet arroyos. Ben Tre province welcomes you with coconut candy firm, bee farm and jams. Lunch at a local restaurant. We will keep driving to “Le Jardin du Mekong”, stop en-route for visiting a village of bonsai.
In the afternoon, settle in the inhabitant and free time to enjoy the natural environment and the beauty of the places. Evening: foot bath with lemongrass leaves from the garden. Night in a wooden bungalow
After breakfast, bicycle ride with owners to the local market, purchase of foods used to prepare lunch.
Afternoon: drive through Mekong Delta to Soc Trang. Up on arrival in Soc Trang, you will be welcomed by warm host family. Check in your home-stay before take a biking/walking around area for visiting the villages, rice paddy, gardens… Your day will finish at a Khmer pagoda before getting back to home-stay
Relax and listen to the sound of nature in the evening.
After breakfast, walk or ride your bicycle through Khmer villages such Canh Dal, Tra Khao, Giong Lon to see how local people make their living or talk to the local elderly about wars that happened in the areas. After that, get on the bus awaiting at the big road to go to Cau Ke Market area where you will visit the market and the Huynh Ky ancient house. After that, drive back to the family for lunch.
Let your feeling immerse deeply in the atmosphere of Mekong Delta when driving from Tra Vinh to Soc Trang. You will pass through the fields, villages and rivers. Arrive in Soc Trang, you will visit Doi pagoda which is one of the most famous ones in Soc Trang with beautifully fascinating architecture and scenery. One special thing of this pagoda is there are many bats. The bats hang on the trees during the day in pagoda garden. Next, you will visit Buu Son Pagoda. The pagoda is also named Clay because there are thousands of clay statue. It is also famous for owning very big 4 pairs of candle. They estimate that each candle can be fired in 70 years. Check in your hotel and relax
You will take an early driving to the wharf for the morning speed boat to Con Dao Island. The Island welcomes you with cool weather. There might be some rain, but don’t worry, rain come in go very quick, in about 1 hours. The rain makes the air refresh and sun light comes back soon and shines. It is time for you to discover the beauty of the Island as well as its history.
Con Dao resort - Deluxe Sea View room: USD 109/room/night
Poulo Condor Boutique Resort and Sapa - Junior Suite room: start from USD255/room/night belongs to your staying period
Six Senses Con Dao - Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa: contact us for the price
Tour prices shown are 'per person', based on a traveling party of at least 2 adults, and sharing a room. If you intend to travel alone, the cost might be much higher. However, you also earn money by using the "Find travel mate" button above to invite your friends and family, traveler forum's members to book this tour with you.
The 'Single supplement' applies for single travelers who require their own room and needs to be added to the tour price.
Note: Amendments CAN be made to this tour to suite your requirements, but may incur price changes
02 nights at home-stay in Mekong Delta double/twin sharing bungalow/room
01 nights at hotels with breakfast in a private double/twin sharing room
Meals mentioned in the itinerary
Daily buffet or set menu breakfast at accommodation
Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
Travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced and safe driver
Boat trip and activities as in program
Airport transfer in Con Dao and HCMC City
Speed boat Soc Trang – Con Dao
Flight ticket with Vietnam Airline Con Dao – HCMC
Private English speaking guide with legal license
01 bottle of mineral water/pax/day
VAT, all taxes and service charge
International flight tickets and Visa stamp ( US$ 25 paid on arrival at airport)
Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Hotel in Con Dao
Personal, travel and health insurance
Early check in and late check out at hotels
Single room supplement
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 Even
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.
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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.
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.