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Best of the South, Vietnam

5 days / 4 nights from $795 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

5 days / 4 nights from
$795
per person share twinFlights are additional

Best of the South

This tour allows extra time in the Mekong for the floating markets and time for a walk or cycle. A busy itinerary with loads of sightseeing in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and a great insight into the South.

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Deal Includes
• All accommodation as stated including breakfast daily
• Sightseeing including entrance fees, English speaking guide & transport in air-conditioned vehicles
• Orientation concierge service
• Full pre departure information & local contact  
Flights are additional

MODERATE ACCOMMODATION
From $815 per person share twin
From $1499 per person single traveller 
Travel: 01 Nov-20 Dec 16 & 01 Jan-30 Apr 17
From $795 per person share twin
From $1465 per person single traveller 
Travel: 01 May-30 Sep 17

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION
From $999 per person share twin
From $1869 per person single traveller 
Travel: 01 Nov-20 Dec 16, 01-21 Jan & 07 Feb-31 Mar 17
From $959 per person share twin
From $1789 per person single traveller 
Travel: 01 Apr-30 Sep 17

DELUXE ACCOMMODATION
From $1069 per person share twin
From $2019 per person single traveller 
Travel: 01 Nov-20 Dec 16 & 01 Jan-31 Mar 7
From $1085 per person share twin
From $2035 per person single traveller 
Travel: 01 Apr-30 Sep 17
 
Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Good Morning Saigon! Begin this morning with a bright and early start to capture the magic of Ho Chi Minh City coming to life. Empty streets begin to fill with traffic as your guide walks you around downtown Ho Chi Minh City and past well-known historic buildings. Stop for a traditional local style coffee road-side or at the local park where you’ll be amazed at the people out and about exercising, walking, playing games or sitting and catching up with each other. Then head to the Ben Thanh Markets to the fresh produce market, watch the bartering trade. Return to your hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast your guide will collect you to depart to Cu Chi Tunnels which are approximately 70km from Ho Chi Minh City. The tunnels were used by the Viet Cong during their fight with the American forces, and the myriad of underground passageways will amaze you. See how they lived underground with an opportunity to experience crawling through if you wish!
On the return to Ho Chi Minh City visit a lacquer ware workshop to learn how this wonderful highly polished art is made. 
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (B, L, D)
The Mekong Delta is a highlight on any visit to Vietnam. Departing Ho Chi Minh City, your guide will take you past lush rice fields, through busy towns, to the mighty river. You will have an opportunity to stop en-route to visit the intricate and colourful Cao Dai Temple. On arrival at Cai Be board a private boat to visit the bustling 'Floating Market' at Cai Be. The market is at its busiest early in the morning with lots of trading boats piled high with fruits and vegetables. Bring your camera for this exciting visit to an authentic and colourful market on water! Then visit home industries making rice paper, pop rice and coconut candy. Lunch is included at a local restaurant before boarding smaller boats to traverse and explore the smaller estuaries and canals. Here you will see typical Mekong Delta rural life, local houses perched on stilts on the edge of the riverbanks and bonsai gardens and
orchards. Late afternoon you'll arrive to overnight at a local family’s guesthouse on the riverbank. You can cycle along the village paths and then help prepare dinner. Accommodation is basic; some with shared rooms and stretcher type beds, but the experience is magical.
Day 4: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast visit a local brick kiln and a floating village before disembarking at Vinh Long. Explore the markets before beginning the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City arriving late afternoon.
Day 5: Depart Ho Chi Minh City (B) 

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only. Travel is valid as specified and sales to 31 Aug 17. International airfares are additional. Prices are based on share twin and in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only. A non-refundable deposit of NZD250 per person is required at the time of reservation. Full payment is due 42 days prior to departure. All prices and packages are subject to availability at time of booking. Advertised prices are correct as at 18 Oct 16 but may vary due to currency fluctuations and are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances until paid in full. All travel must be commenced and completed as specified. Some surcharges and closeout periods may apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. Packages are based on consecutive night stays at specified hotels – should your needs differ please refer to your House of Travel consultant. Amendment and cancellation fees may apply. Vietnam visa, travel insurance, personal expense and gratuities are at passengers own expense. Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday.

Supplier Code: AA

Sale Period

Until 31 Aug 17

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