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
    • Total twin price tool tip
      GBP £320
      NZD $617
      ZAR R5,555
      CHF FR462
      USD $547
      CAD $565
      AUD $555
      EUR €382
      *
    • Total single price tool tip
      GBP £555
      NZD $1,070
      ZAR R9,610
      CHF FR800
      USD $950
      CAD $980
      AUD $960
      EUR €660
      *
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    • Short Breaks
    • Basix
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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
  • 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, Vietnam
  • Finish:

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

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

    Bicycle, Boat, Private vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Ho Chi Minh City - Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh Discovery Urban Adventure

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    82kg 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

    GBP £320
    NZD $617
    ZAR R5,555
    CHF FR462
    USD $547
    CAD $565
    AUD $555
    EUR €382
    *
    Price information
  • OR
  • Total price from

    GBP £555
    NZD $1,070
    ZAR R9,610
    CHF FR800
    USD $950
    CAD $980
    AUD $960
    EUR €660
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    GBP £138
    NZD $267
    ZAR R2,402
    CHF FR200
    USD $237
    CAD $245
    AUD $240
    EUR €165
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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 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
    • Total twin price tool tip
      GBP £320
      NZD $617
      ZAR R5,555
      CHF FR462
      USD $547
      CAD $565
      AUD $555
      EUR €382
      *
    • Total single price tool tip
      GBP £555
      NZD $1,070
      ZAR R9,610
      CHF FR800
      USD $950
      CAD $980
      AUD $960
      EUR €660
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Short Breaks
    • Basix
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