TRAVEL & CULTURE TARIFF 2006-2007

VIETNAM PRIVATE TOURS

TRAVEL & CULTURE 4-DAYS SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS “NEW” – VTN6037 

(Daily departure on private tour, with full board)

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Ho Chi Minh City – Dalat – Buon Ma Thuot – Pleiku – Komtum – Hoi An

Dalat used to be an old French hillstation because of its beauty and mild climate, Buon Ma Thuot is famous for Vietnam’s best coffee and Kon Tum is surounded by villages of hilltribes.

Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic minorities, many of them hard working hill tribes in remote mountainous areas along the border to Cambodia and Laos. Many villages of different minorities are along the route from Dalat to Hoi An and the scenery is one of Vietnam’s nicest.

ITINERARY

Day 01  Ho Chi Minh City – Dalat    (-/L/D)

Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh for 6 hour drive to Dalat, a cool mountain resort. It’s lakes, waterfall, evergreen forest and gardens make Dalat one of the most enjoyable places in Vietnam. Shortly stop at Prenn waterfall. Lunch at local restaurant

Upon arrival in Dalat, visit Bao Dai’s Summer Palace, constructed in 1933, the famous Hang Nga guesthouse & Art Gallery, also known under the name of “Crazy House” and Lam Ty Ni Pagoda. Then stroll through the colourful local market, where a large selection of fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers is on sale. Dinner at local restaurant.

Accommodation at hotel.

Day 02 Dalat – Buon Ma Thuot (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

We follow national route 27 north towards Buon Ma Thuot and visit on the way coffee plantations and pepper gardens. The 160 km drive takes about 4 hours and passes through spectacular mountain and pinewood scenery. Lunch at Lak Lake, where the ruins are of a former palace of the last emperor Bao Dai. A scenic boat ride on dugout canoes (2 person per canoe) brings you to a village of ethnic M’nong people. Late afternoon continue for another 55 km to Buon Ma Thuot.

Dinner and accommodation at basic hotel.

Day 03 Buon Ma Thuot – Pleiku  (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Drive to Yok Don National Forest and explore the surrounding area during a 1 hour

elephant ride. As one of Vietnams largest National Parks, Yok Dan is known to be home to many endangered species as elephants and tigers. Return to Buon Ma Thuot for a short visit of the Ethnographic Museum, which housed in a Palace of former King Bao Dai. Lunch in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon continue to Pleiku (191 km). Around Pleiku some Jarai villages can be found, this minorities language belongs to the Malay-Polynesian language family and is similar to the Cham language. Visit of a ethnic Jarai village. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at Pleiku.


Day 04     Pleiku – Kontum – Hoi An  (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel.

Continue north along the laotian border to Hoi An. En route stop near the village of Dak To, one of the major battlefields in 1967 between the North Vietnamese Army and Us troops. Picnic lunch on the way. 

Arrival in Hoi An in the late afternoon.

*End of services*

PRIVATE PACKAGE TOURS – US Dollar

Number of passengers (Nett per person in half-twin room)

SUP SGL

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20 Up

996

544

442

353

286

278

250

65

Validity: 01 November 2006 – 31 October 2007

 
Hotel list

Dalat

Buon Ma Thuot

Pleiku

Novotel (std)

Cao Nguyen or Dam San

Hoang Anh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Including:

-  Accommodation with meals as indicated in the programme

-  Transfers, tours with English/French/German speaking guide

-  Entrance fees

-  Service charge, room tax and handling fee

Not included:

-  International airfare to/from Vietnam

-  Personal insurance

-  Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry & etc.

- Domestic airticket Danang/Ho Chi Minh and domestic airport tax

Remarks:

-  Minor programm changes are sometimes necessary, depending on road conditions and room availability.

-  Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increase.

 

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