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Southern Vietnam Holiday
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Southern Vietnam Holiday
Southern Vietnam Holiday
Southern Vietnam Holiday
Southern Vietnam Holiday
Southern Vietnam Holiday
Southern Vietnam Holiday

Southern Vietnam Holiday

9 days
4.8 (5)
370+ booked
Start Ho Chi Minh City
Destination +4 Destinations
End Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Overview

Explore the vibrant South of Vietnam on the Southern Vietnam Tour with Asia Links Travel! This adventure dives into the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll wander French colonial streets and witness a captivating water puppet show. Journey to the Mekong Delta, a maze of waterways teeming with life. Cruise past floating markets, visit traditional workshops and witness the unique culture of this fertile region. Finally, unwind on pristine beaches in Phu Quoc or Phan Thiet, soaking up the sun and turquoise waters.

Anyone seeking a mix of bustling cityscapes, cultural encounters, and relaxing Vietnam Beach Holiday bliss would love this tour! 

Tour Highlights

  • Admire the beauty of old French-style buildings in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Enjoy an interesting night with the water puppet show
  • Explore the boisterous Mekong Delta with floating markets and traditional workshops
  • Beach break in Phu Quoc or Phan Thiet

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival

When you arrive at the airport in Ho Chi Minh city, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for check-in at 14:00. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - City Tour - Water Puppet Show

After your buffet breakfast at hotel, our trip exploring the city of Ho Chi Minh will start. Used to be French Indochina’s capital, Ho Chi Minh city, also known as Saigon owns a wide range of beautiful colonial architectures such as the Old Saigon post office, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Opera House. 

Reunification Palace - the command post of the Saigon Government in the 60s is our next stop. Needless to say, it is where recorded many important historical events during the American war. After that, we pay a visit to the Chinese district of Cho Lon.

Your evening will be light up with a 1 hour of interesting water puppet show which is a very special kind of Vietnamese art performance. 

Lunch and dinner on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: Mekong Delta Full Day

This morning, we will pass 130 km (about 3 hours of driving) to come to Ben Tre located in the Mekong Delta. Stop at Phong Nam pier, you will get on the boat and sail along a branch of the Mekong – Chet Say river. You can stop at some various workshops to learn more about the making of traditional produces. 

Coconut are the main product here. The shell is taken into high heat kiln to create coconut charcoal. Other parts are made in different purposes including food. Continue our trip as you will have a chance to learn more about the local life. We will pass through a small canal and stop at a village. Walking is the best way to experience the life of the natives here.

Firstly, let’s come to a mat weaving house where workers use the hand loom to weave the straw mats. Afterwards, you can also try doing this technique.

After that, get on a “xe loi” (a kind of motorized vehicle – rickshaw) or grab a bicycle exploring a local village with rice fields and vegetable farms.

A nutritious meal at a local house is waiting for you. You cannot imagine that this lunch seemingly has all of delicious specialties like elephant-ear fish and shrimp from the river. Don’t forget to take some cold drinks or beers for a good appetite. 

Enjoy a sampan ride along a narrow canal before we get back to the pier for a drive back to Ho Chi Minh city center. Dinner on your expense. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Flight to Phu Quoc/Car to Phan Thiet

Today, you will have 2 amazing options to choose for a wonderful beach holiday in Vietnam:

  • 1st Option: You are free until being transferred to Ho Chi Minh airport for the flight to Phu Quoc island. Upon your arrival, your driver will wait for you at the terminal with personalized sign.
    Transferred next to the resort in Phu Quoc. Meals on your own. Overnight stay in Phu Quoc. 
  • 2nd Option: The private car will take you to Phan Thiet. Check - in at the resort. Meals on your account. Overnight in Phan Thiet. 
     
Day 5: Beach Break

Enjoy your trip on the beach. Indulge yourself in the warm water or explore some nearby villages. Meals on your own. Spend your night at the resort. 

Day 6: Beach Break

Enjoy your trip on the beach. Indulge yourself in the warm water or explore some nearby villages. Meals on your own. Spend your night at the resort. 

Day 7: Beach Break

Enjoy your trip on the beach. Indulge yourself in the warm water or explore some nearby villages. Meals on your own. Spend your night at the resort. 

Day 8: Back to Ho Chi Minh City

It is time to go back to Ho Chi Minh (If you are in Phu Quoc, transfer back by flight and Phan Thiet is by car)

Lunch and dinner on your expense. Enjoy your night at the hotel.

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City Departure

Spend time buying some souvenirs for your friends and family because this is the last day of the tour. After that, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight (without a guide). Meals on your own account.

End of the tour with Asia Links Travel!

What's included

Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
Regional flight: Ho Chi Minh – Phu Quoc / Phu Quoc – Ho Chi Minh
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
Local English-speaking guide
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
Entrance fees
Water for activities (1 bottle per person per day)
International flight tickets
Vietnam visa
Single supplement surcharge
Other meals than mentioned
Other services than mentioned
Drinks, other than water on activity days
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
Travel Insurance

Trip Notes

Time travel: Rainy season in Phu Quoc and Mui Ne from end of May to beginning of Oct.

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day, room supplement charge will be added for request of early/late check in/out.

Airfares (if any) may change without notice prior to e-ticket issuance.

Price for infants and children will be quoted as follow:

  • Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) 
  • Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 12 years: 100% of the regular fare will be applied

During Peak Season and special occasions, surcharges may be added to the price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you will stay overnight.
  • Vietnam Lunar New Year: 24 January – 27 January: Extra fee will be applied during holiday.

Visa requirements:

For Vietnam: You must have a valid passport and a visa (or pre-approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Our consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and you must have at least one blank page for each visa stamp.

Customer Reviews (5)

Extraordinary journey

(5.0)
“Southern Vietnam Holiday with Asia Links Travel was an extraordinary journey, filled with cultural immersion, natural wonders, and unforgettable experiences. We highly recommend this tour to anyone seeking an adventure in southern Vietnam”
Review Extraordinary journey
Benjamin
United States

Mekong Delta adventure is intimate and comfortable

(4.5)
“During the trip I had many memorable experiences. I was excited to explore the Mekong Delta, a maze of waterways where we kayaked through floating villages, enjoyed fresh seafood, and witnessed the warm smiles of the locals. I have never participated in such a close and familiar trip.”
Review Mekong Delta adventure is intimate and comfortable
Jacques
France

Memorable experience

(5.0)
“The trip to Southern Vietnam with Asia Links Travel was a memorable experience and Ho Chi Minh City was the highlight for me. The city's vibrant energy, historical landmarks and bustling markets provide an unforgettable impression of Vietnamese culture.”
Review Memorable experience
Karen
United States

Phu Quoc Island Paradise

(4.5)
“I have been to many beaches but Phu Quoc island is truly special, this is a tropical paradise, where pristine beaches, swaying palm trees and clear blue water await, we spent relaxing time here.”
Review Phu Quoc Island Paradise
Lukas
Germany

Phan Thiet Coastal Charm

(5.0)
“I miss the feeling of being immersed in the coastal beauty of Phan Thiet, where white sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see. We also experienced jeep riding, capturing the thrill of adventure amidst the breathtaking scenery here.”
Review Phan Thiet Coastal Charm
Michael
Australia
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