Departure Date: 01/05/2019
Travel through Vietnam and explore through the cities of Ho Chi Minh - Da Nang - Hanoi. From majestic temples to stunning waters, vibrant cities and a captivating culture awaits you. Don't forget about the yummy cuisine.
Stay at the 4 Star Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel in Ho Chi Minh which is situated right in the heart of Saigon's vibrant city and is just one block away from the famous Ben Thanh market, and a short stroll to all the entertainment, shopping and dining in the central district and famous landmarks such as City Opera House, Central Post Office, Cathedral, Unification Palace and the Walk (Dong Khoi street).
Whilst in this beautiful city enjoy the Ho Chi Minh Discovery Tour where you can experience authentic local life in Ho Chi Minh City as you explore ancient pagodas and beautiful colonial architecture, wander the lively streets of HCMC's Chinatown, dive into noisy markets to strike bargains with the locals, learn about traditional medicine and its history in Vietnam, feast on a delicious and traditional local lunch and see war relics at the War Remnants Museum.
This mesmerising full day Ho Chi Minh City walking tour gives you a fun and fascinating insight into the history, culture, and the daily life of the locals in this busy, buzzing city.
You will begin this tour by heading to China Town and wandering through the fascinating back streets near Cho Lon. This area is one of the most busy commercial districts of Ho Chi Minh City and its atmospheric streets are home to some of the cities most interesting sites.
From there, you will pay a visit to Thien Hau Temple, which was built in the early 19th century and dedicated to the goddess of seafarers. We delve deeper into Chinatown, visiting the amazing Cholon and Binh Tay Markets, which are full of energy and dazzling array of goods. You can stop at a local cafe for a coffee (not included) to watch the fast pace city life.
After the market visit you will stop at Fito Museum, which displays over 3,000 objects relating to traditional Vietnamese medicine and dating back to the country foundation. Then, after a short bus ride to the city centre, you will enjoy a traditional local Vietnamese lunch of pho (noodle soup), this is an absolute must when in Vietnam! After our delicious lunch, you will visit the War Remnants Museum, where you can check out all the major Ho Chi Minh City sights like Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office, and the Opera House. You'll also get to see downtown Saigon, and get a real feel for local life in the past and present.
At the end of your tour, your guide will assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel, or will provide you with tips and suggestions if you'd like to continue exploring the area.
Now spend 3 night stay at the 4 Star Pullman Danang Beach Resort Hotel in Da Nang. Da Nang is the 3rd largest city in Vietnam, and is the largest seaport in the central region of the country. Guests will find the centre of Bac My AN Beach and Da Nang Railway just 1 km away and it is only 3 km to the ancient town of Hoi An. The famous Hoang Sa Island is easily accessible by a short boat ride from the mainland.
Da Nang (10 km) has numerous sites of natural beauty and historical interest and it is about 5 km to the Han River, some 10 km to the Marble Mountain, and Ba Na is approximately 45 km away. The hotel is also situated in the middle of 3 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites dating from the former Imperial capital of Hue
(100 km), and the ancient ruins of My Son (70 km).
Spend 3 nights at the 4 Star Silk Path Hotel in Hanoi City Centre which is located in the centre of Hanoi and is within walking distance from Hang Da Market and the Vietnamese National Tuong Theatre. This 4-star hotel is a 10-minute walk to Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Noi Bai International Airport is just 22 km away.
Return flight ex Johannesburg via Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh, fly from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang and onto Hanoi and your return is from Hanoi via Hong kong back home to Johannesburg, approx. airport taxes, return private transfer in Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang & in Hanoi, a 3 night stay at the 4 Star Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel in Ho Chi Minh, a 3 night stay at the 4 Star Pullman Danang Beach Resort Hotel in Da Nang, a 3 night stay at the 4 Star Silk Path Hotel in Hanoi City Center and enjoy a full day tour to see the Hanoi Highlights which includes a local English speaking guide, entrance fees as indicated, transportation as indicated and local "pho" lunch (noodle soup).
9 Night from R33,343 pps
These offers are brought to you by Travel Counsellors (Pty) Ltd. Valid 1 - 12 May 2019. Offers are per person sharing. Rates for other periods are available on request. Packages and airfares are subject to availability, airfare increases, seasonal surcharge; high season supplements and currency fluctuations. Supplier's terms and conditions are available on request. Offers include airport taxes where applicable. Packages exclude items of a personal nature, visa to Vietnam, Travel insurance (compulsory), Spending money, Tips & gratuities, activities not listed, meals & drinks not listed. Additional information available on request. Valid for SA residents only. Terms and conditions apply. Prices and information correct at time of publishing. E&OE.