TRAVEL & CULTURE TARIFF 2006-2007

VIETNAM PRIVATE TOURS

TRAVEL & CULTURE 6-DAYS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NORTH & SOUTH “NEW” – VTN6038 

(Daily departure on private tour, with all meals)

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Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi – Mekong Delta

After a full day tour of the capital Hanoi with all its museums and temples,  relax on board of a wooden junk in beautiful Halong Bay. Experience bustling Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy a boat trip on the Mekong River and crawl in the narrow tunnels of Cu Chi.

ITINERARY

Day 01  Hanoi – Arrival   (D)

Meet on arrival at Hanoi/Noi Bai International Airport and transfer to hotel.

In the afternoon visit to the Temple of Literature, built in the 11th century as Vietnam’s first university and the Hoan Kiem Lake with the Ngoc Son Temple. Discover the old quarter of Hanoi by cyclo.

Dinner at hotel. Accommodation.

Day 02  Hanoi – Halong - Hanoi     (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Early morning, drive 160 km East Hanoi to Halong, sightseeing on route at a handcraft village. Arrive in Halong and board a private junk for a 4-hour cruise. Discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. “Dragon descending to the sea“ as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 3,000 limestone islets rising from the clear emerald water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes such as Thien Cung and Dau Go. Seafood lunch on board.

Drive back to Ha Noi. Dinner at local restaurant followed by a water puppet show, the unique Vietnamese traditional art. Accommodation.

Day 03  Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City      (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

City tour of Hanoi: Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed Monday & Friday and the whole October and November) and his simple stilt house, the One-Pillar Pagoda, and the Army Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer to hotel.

Dinner at hotel. Accommodation.

Day 04  Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi       (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Pick up at hotel, drive to Cu Chi (75 km) visit an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam war. Return to Ho Chi Minh city and have lunch in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we visit to the lively China town with Thien Hau pagoda, visit Historical Museum and make photo stops at the famous tourist sites such as Reunification Hall, Notre Dame Church and the Central Post Office.

Dinner at local restaurant. Accommodation.

Day 05  Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta     (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel. Coach trip to My Tho (2-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City) and visit Vinh Trang Pagoda. My Tho is a prosperous town of 170,000 inhabitants in the Mekong Delta. It is famous for its extensive orchards and immense rice fields.  Enjoy a boat ride  on  the Mekong River and visit an orchard on an island, with lunch en route. In the afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Rest of day free at leisure Continue with a visit to a snake farm and then drive back Ho Chi Minh City.  Dinner at hotel. Accommodation.

Day 06  Ho Chi Minh City – Departure     (B) 

Breakfast at hotel.

Leisure time until tranfer to Ho Chi Minh City / Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure.

    
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PRIVATE PACKAGE TOURS – US Dollar

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

SUP SGL

Hotel category

1

2

3-5

6-9

10-14

15-19

20 Up

Tourist class

955

605

537

457

417

413

396

89

Superior class

1065

660

591

512

472

470

452

144

First class

1245

750

682

602

563

556

538

235

Deluxe

1457

868

799

720

680

682

665

328

Validity: 01 November 2006 – 31 October 2007

city

5*   Deluxe

4+* First

4* Superior

Tourist

Hanoi

Sheraton

Sofitel Plaza

Sunway

Thien Thai

Ho Chi Minh

Caravelle

Duxton

Palace

Chancery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surcharge (USD/room/night):

Sofitel Plaza Hanoi 1-31/10/2007:  USD 12.-

Caravelle Saigon  26-31/12/06:  USD 15.-

 1-31/10/07:  USD 12.-

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

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

Not included:

-  International airport tax in Ho Chi Minh at USD 14.00 nett per person

-  International airfare to/from Vietnam

-  Personal insurance

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

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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