Harmony Saigon Hotel & Spa
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.
Upon your arrival at Ho Chi Minh City, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to explore Ho Chi Minh on your own. The boat will slowly float along Saigon River while we enjoy a cool evening on the flow. From our comfortable desk, you just free yourself and look over the city with its dazzling lights in a tranquil, totally relaxing ambiance. It is time you should stop for a while to relax and chill out before continue your trip. Back to your hotel late evening.
In the morning, we will pick you up in the hotel lobby and start the trip by visiting the most highlights of the city, including Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, Reunification Palace,and War Remnants Museum. With our knowledgeable tour guide, you will learn more about this interesting city. After having lunch in a local restaurant, we will head to Chi Tunnels, 60km far from city center. This network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla‟s food during the war). We will return to Sai Gon in late afternoon
In the morning, we will pick you up in the hotel lobby and transfer to the Mekong Delta, the 12th longest river in the world. Firstly, visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the most beautiful and famous landmarks in the region. Take a boat trip along the small canals to explore peaceful villages on the riversides. Visit fruit garden, taste local fruits, drink homemade honey tea, listen to Don Ca Tai Tu (southern folk music, recognized as UNESCO‟s Intangible Cultural Heritage). Have a short horse ride around the village to go deeper to the local lifestyle. Have lunch in a local garden restaurant before going back Ho Chi Minh City on late afternoon.
Upon your arrival at Da Nang airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time. Rest of the day is free to explore Da Nang on your own.
15:00 – 15:30 pm: Car and tour guide pick up at HOTEL. 16:15 pm: Visit the Non Nuoc carvings-stone village and conquer Marble Mountains, explore the beauty of the mysterious caves, visit the ancient temples hundred years: Linh Ung and Tam Thai. 17:30 pm: After leaving Marble Mountains, shopping Local Specialities. Depart to Hoi An Ancient Town 18:00 pm: Have a dinner at Hoi An restaurant. 19:30 pm: Walking to visit and shopping in Ancient Town, admire Hoi An at night flickering in multi – colored lantern. 21:00 pm: Depart to Da Nang City. Send – off at Hotel
Leave the bustle of Da Nang for a day and escape to the mountainous serenity of the Ba Na Hills. After visiting the Linh Ung Pagoda, take a cable car to the top of Nui Chua Mountain and grab lunch in a local restaurant. Spend the rest of your afternoon captivated by the attractions at Fantasy Park. Your morning begins with pickup from your hotel. A friendly guide drives you out of the city to Ba Na Hills, a resort founded in the 1920s by French colonists. On the way there, stop at Linh Ung Pagoda to marvel at a 220-foot (67-m) statue of a Bodhisattva. Pass by old French villas and a historic wine cellar, learning about the French occupation of Vietnam from your guide. Once in the mountains, board a cable car and ride to the summit of Nui Chua Mountain. Make the easy trek to Nghinh Phong Peak and enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding region, and then stop in a restaurant for a tasty lunch of Vietnamese cuisine. Later, venture to Ba Na Hill's Fantasy Park, an indoor entertainment zone with thrilling games for the whole family. Following an afternoon of adventure, make your way back to Da Nang with your guide.
Today morning, check out from your hotel. Later on you will be transferred to the Ho Chi Minh Airport to catch your flight back home.