South Vietnam Getaway Overview

See the contrasts of city and river life around Ho Chi Minh City on this exciting short break, discovering incredible food, diverse ways of life and a gripping history.

    • 4
    • TVAS
    • 4.53 out of 5
    • Total twin price tool tip
      USD $520
      CAD $552
      AUD $575
      EUR €400
      GBP £345
      NZD $683
      ZAR R5,232
      CHF FR492
      *
    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $900
      CAD $955
      AUD $995
      EUR €690
      GBP £595
      NZD $1,180
      ZAR R9,055
      CHF FR855
      *
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    • Basix
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Trip Validity

  • 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover the highlights of south Vietnam on this exciting getaway

Observe the contrast between Vietnam’s urban and rural regions while taking in cultural highlights of the south. Negotiate the labyrinthine streets of Ho Chi Minh City on a morning walk, make a sobering visit to the War Remnants Museum and make your tastebuds swoon over lunch at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant. Head to the city’s outskirts to scramble through the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels before diving back into the fray at one of Ho Chi Minh City’s lively markets. Then for a welcome change of pace, jump on a boat and explore the meandering waterways, islands and fruit orchards of the mighty Mekong Delta.

  • Slurp a bowl of steaming pho at a local restaurant Be humbled by the War Remnants Museum See a mesmerising ceremony at the Cao Dai temple Duck heads at the Cu Chi Tunnels Witness river life unfold while cruising the waterways of the Mekong Delta Taste the sweetness of locally made coconut candy Spend the night with a local family on a Delta homestay

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Finish:

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Boat
  • Included activities:

    Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels day trip, HCMC - Guided walking tour, HCMC - Reunification Palace, HCMC - War Remnants Museum

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    37kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1.This trip will begin on Day 1 at 8am at the Opera House. You will need to make your own way there - please see trip notes for details. 2. Please note that this trip is available in Basix, Original and Comfort styles.

  • Total price from

    USD $520
    CAD $552
    AUD $575
    EUR €400
    GBP £345
    NZD $683
    ZAR R5,232
    CHF FR492
    *
    Price information
  • OR
  • Total price from

    USD $900
    CAD $955
    AUD $995
    EUR €690
    GBP £595
    NZD $1,180
    ZAR R9,055
    CHF FR855
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $225
    CAD $238
    AUD $248
    EUR €172
    GBP £148
    NZD $295
    ZAR R2,263
    CHF FR213
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About Vietnam

South Vietnam Getaway Summary

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Day 1 Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta is the lifeblood of South-East Asia, and this fertile region within Vietnam is a maze of canals brimming with life, markets and tropical foods.

Day 2 Mekong Delta/Ho Chi Minh City

With countless food stalls, restaurants, museums and markets, the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City have something for everyone to enjoy.

Day 3 Explore Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.

Day 4 Cao Dai Temple/Cu Chi Tunnels

Built over 20 years, the fascinating Cao Dai Temple is full of colour with ornate tiles and pillars, religious murals and gardens. A marvel of human survival, the Cu Chi Tunnels are a fascinating network of tunnels and rooms that helped the Viet Cong fight and survive the Vietnam War.
    • 4
    • TVAS
    • 4.53 out of 5
    • Total twin price tool tip
      USD $520
      CAD $552
      AUD $575
      EUR €400
      GBP £345
      NZD $683
      ZAR R5,232
      CHF FR492
      *
    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $900
      CAD $955
      AUD $995
      EUR €690
      GBP £595
      NZD $1,180
      ZAR R9,055
      CHF FR855
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Short Breaks
    • Basix
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