Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Da Lat


Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Da Lat


Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City

Meal: D
- On arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you are met and transferred to the hotel. Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Sai Gon, is a center of commerce, finance, culture and tourism in Viet Nam. - The bustling metropolis, contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping area and sidewalk cafes. If time permits, we stroll around the downtown to explore the different local ways of life, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the old Sai Gon post Office, the bustling Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sale, stopping off along the way to see the Cho Lon, Sai Gon's Chinatown, which is crammed with fascinating temples and mysterious, narrow lanes, the jade Emperor Pagoda.

- Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 2: Sai Gon – Cu Chi – Sai Gon

Meals: B, L
- Heading out of town we drive west to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese flighters 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 America war. Back to Sai Gon for lunch.

- Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 3: Sai Gon - Da Lat

Meals: B, L
- After an breakfast we leave to Dalat for scenic drive through rubber and tea platations, route to the cooler climes of Da Lat, 300km form Sai Gon.

- A late afternoon of sighseeing in Da Lat takes in Chinese Pagodas and the garden park. Discover the Central Market, which is abundant by flowers, vegetables and fruits.

- Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 4: Da Lat

Meals: B, L
Breakfast. Visit to Lat Village and climb LangBian Mount. Picnic lunch. Stop at the Valley of Love on the way back to Da Lat. Dinner. Evening entertainment. Vietnamese folk music or piano while sipping coffee at Thuy Ta Restaurant.

Day 5: Da Lat - Sai Gon

Meals: B, L, D
- Established as station at the beginning of century, Da Lat is reminiscent of an alpine town with its France chalets and pine forests.

- Today we will explore Da Lat's vegetable garden by a short train excursion to Trai Mat and by the way back to Sai Gon, we will visit the Prenn water fall. A late afternoon will arrive in Sai Gon. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 6: Departure

Meal: B
- Breakfast and free until time to go to Tan Son Nhat airport for the flight back home.

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