Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Buon Me Thuot - Nha Trang
A six-day trip that starts in Hochiminh city busting and metropolis, excited by numerous shopping area and sidewalk cafe to Ban Me Thuot, the Vietnam’s coffee producing region, with stopovers at the Buon Don elephant village, tribal villages, the Long Son Pagoda, and Nha Trang.
Highlight: Boating, walking, relaxing and cultural experience
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrive (D)
Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel in Hochiminh city, formerly known as Saigon. Ho Chi Minh City is a center of commerce, finance, culture and tourism in Vietnam. This bustling metropolis, contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded with motorbikes and cars, excited by numerous shopping area and sidewalk cafés. (If time permits) we stroll around the down town to explore the different local ways of life. Welcome dinner at one of the finest restaurant of Hochiminh city. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
The sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh begins with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Close to the palace are some striking French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Sai Gon Post Office. We also visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War RemnantMuseum before continuing to the bustling Ben Thanh Market where everything and anything is for sale! We then transfer out to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network of approximately 200 km constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Center of Hightland - Ban Me Thuot (B)
On arrival in Buon Ma Thuot, famous as the best coffee cradle in Vietnam, drive to Buon Don village, home of elephants and elephant trainers in Vietnam to visit the Ede tribe. After lunch, elephant riding through the Bâ€™Lieng Muong village. In the evening dinner with traditional dancing and gong music. Accommodation at hotel
Day 4: Ban Me Thuot - Nha Trang (B)
At the morning, we walking tour around Buon Ma Thuot and downtown until leaving (in the afternoon) for Nha Trang by National Highway 26. The road descends to the arid coastal city of Nha Trang with a stop at Phuong Hoang Phoenix Pass for snapshots. VisitPonagar Cham Tower and Long Son Pagoda en route to hotel.
Day 5: Full Day Boat Trip (B, L)
Full-day boat cruise around the offshore islands of Nha Trang bay with ample opportunities for swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Transfer back to hotel.
Day 6: Nha Trang Exit
Free at leisure to explore city or doing other things you are interested in until time transfer to airport for flight back home.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B)
Free at leisure to explore the city or doing other things you are interested in until time transfer to airport for flight back home.