SAIGON - DALAT - MUI NE - SAIGON - CU CHI - SAIGON
8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS
From the highland to the beach, visiting Dalat’s famed for its lakes, waterfalls, pine-tree forests, vegetable gardens and flowers, discover paradise at Mui Ne where coconut palms fringe pristine beaches and sparkling turquoise waters, heading to Binh Chau hot spring the nice place for you to relax, enjoy the swimming, the mud bath before explore the hustle and bustle of Saigon, the ingenious Cu Chi tunnels of the Viet Cong and more!
Welcome to Saigon, the largest and busiest city of the country. You will be free at the airport for your connecting flight to Dalat, the capital city of Lam Dong province. At an altitude of 1500 m above sea level, Dalat was dubbed the “city of spring”, “the city of thousands of flowers” with very ideal climate. It’s famous for its lakes, waterfalls, pine-tree forests, vegetable gardens and flowers. Our representative will greet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in then you are free to get basic orientation of the local.
Overnight in Dalat.
In the morning our sightseeing in Da Lat includes Xuan Huong Lake, which is located at the center of Da Lat, Xuan Huong was created when the French dammed the Cam Ly River in 1919. Continue to Central Market where you will be bewildered with a riot of multi-colored flowers as well as various kinds of fresh vegetable and mouthwatering fruits. Visit to Prenn waterfall, which is nestled in the valley covered with densely lush vegetation and hugged by pine-forested hills.
In the afternoon we visit to Lam Ty Ni pagoda, one of the unlikeliest and most delightful attractions of a stay in Da Lat. The pagoda is home to Vien Thuc, the so-called "mad monk" of Da Lat, who is also a poet, gardener, builder and artist. We end of the day for visiting to Da Lat Flower garden.
Overnight in Da Lat.
Breakfast at the hotel, then we transfer to Langbiang Mountain, the highest peak from Dalat to the South of Vietnam. We will pass vegetable farm, woods and rain forest. Enjoy the commanding view of the highlands. (From which, in a clear day, is possibly visible to see the South China Sea). Then visiting Lat village – the indigenous people of Dalat with their rich culture, long houses, and weavings. Lunch at local restaurant
In the afternoon, we visit Domain de Marie monastery, Mong Mo Hill where you can enjoy a relaxing and pleasant time wandering on this “little” Great Wall, listening to the sounds of water from the artificial waterfall and sensing the soul of the upland region at a cong chieng (gongs) performance of the local ethnic minority artists every weekend and the last stop in the morning is Dalat Jam enterprise. If time permit, we will visit King Bao Dai’s summer Palace which was built by French but it has modern feeling and Dalat Market for shopping.
Overnight in Dalat.
After breakfast, you are free to discover this city of love before we transfer to Mui Ne. From the mountain, it takes us nearly 4 hours throughout scenic road to Mui Ne – the beach city. Check in hotel then you are free to relax.
Overnight in Mui Ne.
Situated on 35 hectares of forest land with a cluster of some 70 hot springs forming many streams and lakes, the Binh Chau Hot Spring Resort & Spa is recognized by the World Travel Organization as one of the 65 areas of sustainable ecotourism development of 47 nations around the world. With 116 well-equipped bedrooms and restaurants, this full-service resort features an intimate village environment, complemented by lush tropical gardens.
Our guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8.00am and we depart to Binh Chau hot spring which takes 2 hours to drive away from Phan Thiet. This is very tranquil and nice place for you to relax, enjoy the swimming, the mud bath…There you will also visit the crocodile farm where you could feed the crocodile or buy souvenirs from the farm.
Overnight in Mui Ne.
Free to relax on the beach until noon. After lunch, we transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
In the morning, we depart for Cu Chi Tunnel, an underground village, which became legendary during the 1960s for its role in the Vietnam War. Located about 75 km northwest of Sai Gon, the tunnels were part of an underground network that zigzagged from the southern tip of the HCM trail near the Cambodian border to the Sai Gon River. Back to Saigon and we will spend time to explore the major highlights in Saigon.
We come to see the Reunification Palace (also known as Independence Palace). It is one of the most fascinating sights in Sai Gon and was once the symbol of the South Vietnamese government. Nearby is the famous Notre Dame Cathedrale and main post office. We continue with the visit to War Remnants Museum, where we can learn more about the American War. Our next stop is Ben Thanh market, one of the most typical markets in the region.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Transfer to the airport for departure flight.
End of services.
Shared accommodation in double room with daily breakfast.
All transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles.
Local professional English speaking guides.
All entrance fees as program.
Mud bath in Mui Ne.
Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the program.
Drinking water (02 bottles per person per day on bus).
We saw, learned, heard, tasted a lot and really got to know these 2 countries better. Thanks a lot for organizing our tour.
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