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Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh - Danang
A Pho-nomenal Trip to the 'Land of The Ascending Dragon'

Discover the rich culture, history and heritage of Vietnam, as well as its scenic beauty. Get a first-hand insight into the way of life of the locals and get a taste of the delicious simplicity that is Vietnamese cuisine.

Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!

Accomdations

3* Hotel
4* Hotels
5* Hotels

Service Level

Upgraded
Luxury

Transportation

Private

Food

Vegetarian
Non Veg
Continental

Age

Max 75 years

Difficulty

Easy

Who is this tour for?

Family with Parents, Family with Kids, Young Age Couple, Middle Age Couple , Mixed Group, Family & Friends, Senior Couple
Tour Map

Tour Experience

Vietnam is a country with aeons worth of deeply-rooted and intricately intertwined culture and history. Discover just how rich this country is in terms of its natural wealth as well as its heritage.

  • Mekong delta cruise along water channels.
  • Local markets and traditional workshops.
  • Interact with the locals.
  • The ancient Vinh Trang pagoda in My Tho.
  • Tour Ho Chi Minh city
  • Explore the ancient town of Hoain - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • A junk boat ride in Halong Bay
  • The freshest seafood and local delicacies
  • Visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnel System
  • Tour the city of Danang
  • Take a trip back in time, visiting the Champa ruins at the My Son temple complex.

6N/ 7D

Departure: Any day

You will be doing:

Photography
Temple Visit
Shopping
Short Treks
Local Interaction
Cave Exploration

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Culture
Spiritual
Architecture
World Heritage Site
Caves

Itinerary

1 Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City

A local guide awaits your arrival at the airport and will drive you to your hotel to get settled in. Once you check in, the rest of your day is at your leisure.

  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ho Chi Minh City
8 km None
Ho Chi Minh City
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Shopping
None

Today, after some breakfast, we set off on a drive through the countryside to visit the well-known Cu Chi Tunnel System, an underground tunnel system, built in the 1940s by communist forces in Vietnam. Walk through passages, crawl through narrower ones at get a glimpse of how they were once used during the times of war. You'll find displayed, booby traps, ammunition, weapons once used during the war.

There is a shooting range where you can try your hand at firing automatic or semi-automatic weapons (self sponsored).

After an informative day, we head back into the city to stay the night.

  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Ho Chi Minh City
100 km None
Ho Chi Minh City
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Nature, Caves
Breakfast

Post breakfast, we head to the city of My Tho where we board a motor boat for a cruise along the vast network of river channels of the Mekong with views of for famous islets - Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix.

A glimpse of the day-

  • We stop at one of the floating fish houses to discover their fresh seafood and way of life
  • We visit traditional honey farming and coconut candy making workshops for some insight and hands-on experience while the trills of local traditional music permeates the air.
  • Next, we hand-row a 'sampan', a type of wooden boat through local floating markets and ride through villages on the back of a Xe Loi, a kind of local cycle rickshaw.
  • After a lovely lunch at a local restaurant, we board a boat back to My Tho.
  • Before we return to the hotel, we visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, a majestic temple surrounded by beautiful gardens, a sight for sore eyes.

  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • My Tho
  • Mekong Delta
  • My Tho
  • Ho Chi Minh City
150 km None
None +
Ho Chi Minh City
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, Shopping, Local Interaction
Nature, Culture
Breakfast, Lunch

Today, we look to discover bits of Ho Chi Minh City itself as we visit The Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Central Post Office, the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the Ben Thanh market.

A private car will then drop you off at the Ho Chi Minh airport for a flight to Danang. On arrival, you will be picked up by our local guide and transferred to your hotel.

  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Danang
22 km None
None +
Danang
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, Shopping, Temple Visit, Church Visit, Local Interaction
Culture
Breakfast

Today calls for some sightseeing.

You have the morning at your leisure. Pack-up and check out from your hotel. Around 2 pm, we start our day's activities. Our first stop is the Linh Ung Pagoda, a buddhist temple which blends the traditional and the contemporary and houses a 67m tall statue of Lady Buddha.

Our next stop is the Marble Mountains, a collection of five limestone, marble hills. We explore the Tang Chon Cave that the hills hold within them, after which we head to the Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village at the foot of the mountains. This craft village where villagers and artisans engage in stone carving. You can buy some beautiful, traditional souvenirs here.

Our final stop for the day is the ancient city of Hoi An. Stroll through the charming, cobbled streets of the town and explore the Chinese and Japanese style houses and the iconic wooden Japanese Covered Bridge. Wander through town and discover for yourself why this city has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit lantern street and the Nguyen Hoang Night market for some shopping. Enjoy a dinner of local dishes before we check into our hotel in Hoi An for the night.

  • Danang
  • Linh Ung Pagoda
  • The Marble Mountains
  • Hoi An
120 km None
None +
Photography, Temple Visit, Shopping, Local Interaction
Nature, Culture, Architecture, World Heritage Site, Caves, Spiritual
Breakfast, Dinner

After an early breakfast, we leave for the My Son Sanctuary by bus (a group tour). My Son is a Champa temple complex. Walk around the complex with your guide as you explore the ruins and remnants of the Champa civilisation.

After a couple of hours here, we drive to the Cau Lau boat station where we board a motor boat for a visit to the Kim Bong Carpentry village, famous for its woodwork, shipbuilding and wooden carvings, where you can visit workshops and watch the carpenters in action.

Have a light lunch aboard.

We dock at Hoi An by 2:30 pm. The rest of the day is all yours.

  • Hoi An
  • My Son Sanctuary
  • Cau Lau boat station
  • Kim Bong Carpentry Village
  • Hoi An
80 km None
Hoi An
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, Temple Visit
Culture, Spiritual, World Heritage Site, Architecture
Breakfast

The trip comes to an end here. Pack up and make sure you have all your travel documents. You will be dropped off at the Danang airport for your onward journey. You can fit in some last-minute shopping before your departure.

  • Danang
  • Danang International Airport
30 km None
None +
Shopping
Breakfast
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Inclusions
  • Accommodation in a twin-sharing room with breakfast.
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle except for group tours.
  • Pick up and drop to and from the airport.
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Meals wherever specified
  • Entrance fees - SIC tour on days 2,3,4, 5 and 6
  • Complimentary Vietnam Visa letter
Exclusions
  • International flight tickets
  • Vietnam Visa stamp fee of 25 USD for single entry
  • Early check in & Late check out
  • Drinks, other than water.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, cigarettes)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Any surcharges at hotel on special holidays, as follows -
  1. Vietnam Lunar New Year (22 Jan – 27 Jan 2020)
  2. Gala Dinner on X’Mas (24 Dec) & New Year (31 Dec)
  3. Peak season
Advisory
  • Hotels are subject to availability.
  • Check in usually begins after 2 pm.
  • Flight fares are subject to change.
  • During the festive season and peak season, expect an increase in rates.
  • Validity of the passport should be minimum 6 months from the intended date of return.
  • For group from 10 and more, a compulsory tip for the guide and driver is added.
  • Learning the local language always earns you smiles (and discounts!)
  • Public display of affection is frowned upon as it is considered impolite.
  • Be respectful of monks. Woman, especially, must never touch male monks.
  • Avoid pointing your bare feet at monks or statues of Buddha. It's a sign of disrespect.
  • It is advised that you dress conservatively while visiting religious sites and places of worship.
  • It is recommended that you obtain an e-visa for Vietnam. It's a quick and easy process which can be done via the following government website - https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/web/guest/khai-thi-thuc-dien-tu/cap-thi-thuc-dien-tu

The processing fee for the same is 25 USD. Ensure that you have in hand a printed E-visa.

Why Ecohunters?

Small Groups
We deliberately encourage small groups as they allow for better experiences , more interaction and exchange.
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All inclusive trips ensure you soak into the experience 100% without having to bother about the nitty-gritties.
Safety First
Every journey is calibrated ensuring the safety of the traveller. We closely monitor events man-made or natural to avoid any uncertainty during your travel. Trusted local partners ensure local support.
Accomodations
From unique home stays and hotels to sleeping moored under the stars in a tranquil bay, our options will provide you with the most authentic experience possible

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