Destinations: Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh-Cai Be-Cho Lach-Tra On-Can Tho-Ho Chi Minh
Welcome to Thailand – The Land of Smiles! Upon your arrival in Bangkok, your friendly local tour guide will be waiting to meet you and take you to your hotel to check-in. The rest of the day is yours to relax, rest and if jet-lag permits, do a little exploring!
Day 1: Arrival in Bangkok
Day 2: Bangkok Highlights
Day 3: Bangkok- Ho Chi Minh
Day 4: Cai Be-Cho Lach-Tra On
Day 5: Tra On-Can Tho-Ho Chi Minh
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City Highlights
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh Departure
Welcome to Thailand – The Land of Smiles! Upon your arrival in Bangkok, your friendly local tour guide will be waiting to meet you and take you to your hotel to check-in. The rest of the day is yours to relax, rest and if jet-lag permits, do a little exploring! Overnight in Bangkok.
After breakfast at your hotel, you begin your fantastic journey of discovery; the first stop, is the famous Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. You will board a private motorboat and travel down the canals to marketplace; colourful, overflowing, exotic boat-stalls surround you. This is the perfect place to pick up some souvenirs and take lots of photographs.
After the market, you'll be driven back downtown for lunch. In the afternoon, you'll visit some of Bangkok's most exquisite Buddhist temples. You can marvel at the attention to detail and the spectacular architecture at the magnificent Grand Palace. Then its on to Wat Traimit – The Temple of the Golden Buddha, which houses the world's largest solid gold statue; the incredible 3 metre high buddha statue is quite a sight to behold. Next it's onto Wat Arun - the Temple of Dawn, which sits on the banks of the Chao Praya River and is considered by many the most beautiful temple in Thailand. Today's tour ends with Wat Po - Temple Of Reclining Buddha, which houses a 46-metre gold leaf gilded Buddha statue.
In the morning, you will be taken to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh. When you arrive, your private guide waiting to welcome you and take you to your hotel to check in. The rest of the day is yours to settle in.
You will board your cruise in the afternoon, enjoying a lovely lunch and refreshing welcome drink on deck as we set sail. Sit back and discover the hustle and bustle of water traffic as we cruise along the Mekong Delta River. We will sail through markets and churches as you admire the unique daily lives of the locals.
We will transfer to a small canoe which will weave through canals to visit a small local home, giving you an authentic feel of this different way of life. You will have a chance to explore the tiny lanes and rice fields by foot, experiencing the kindness and hospitality of the Mang Thit locals firsthand. Stop to meet a farmer's family and enjoy some Vietnamese hot tea and fresh fruits.After returning to the ship, you will have some free time to relax on board and appreciate the sunset over this magnificent landscape. After a savory dinner on board, the boat will drop its anchor near Tro On Floating Market where you will spend the night in our floating hotel on the Mekong Delta.
Let the sounds of water and nature welcome you as we set off for a sunrise cruise in the early morning. We will sail through the Tra On Floating Market before making our way back towards Can Tho.
After your breakfast, enjoy some tranquil relaxation time as we sail through the peaceful and serene nature. We will arrive back at Can Tho for check out at 9:00 am. You will then be transferred to a small boat where we will take you to your last stop, the Cai Rang Floating Market. Enjoy a wander around this Vietnamese floating wonderland before disembarking at Ninh Kiey quay in Can Tho. then you will drive back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh. the rest of the day is free at your leisure.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will start your tour by visiting Cu Chi Tunnels; a vast network of tunnels made by the Viet Cong during the war. On the way back to the city, you will make a stop to have a traditional Vietnamese cooking class, which includes a fascinating trip to a local organic farm. At the end of the lesson, you can sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labour!
After your delicious lunch, drive back to Ho Chi Minh and enjoy an afternoon of sight seeing, which will include: admiring the architecture of the Old Saigon Post Office, getting a taste of a local marketplace at the Binh Tay Market, learning more about the wars of Vietnam and the effects they had on the country, at the War Remnants Museum and finally visiting the impressive French colonial-style City Hall. The evening is yours to explore the city and sample some of the world's favourite food!Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
This morning, is your last chance to wander around the city and soak in the atmosphere. Finally, it'll be time for your guide take you to the airport for your flight on to your next destination. Vietnam is a unique cultural experience and hopefully, by the time you leave, you will have a new appreciation for this incredible country and it's people.
Entrance and sightseeing fees as listed;
All meals as listed;
Transportation as listed;
Accommodations as listed;
Domestic flights, car transfers as listed;
Professional licensed English-speaking guide.
Passion Indochina Travel will provide you with a dynamic professional local private tour guide, a private chauffeur and a transportation that suits your style and gives you pleasure, comfort and security through every points of your destination.All our tour guides in our company are registered English Speaking Guides, they are passionate about their city and they take pride in sharing it with others.With our private local tour guide, you’d get the chance to see and learn more among the historic places in the world and their cultures. Be amazed with the breathtaking scenery of Asia and enjoy some once in a lifetime adventure!
Private Tour Guide
The tour guide is always punctual on every destination he/she is needed. You will be picked up at the airport and will be escorted to your hotel and tend to your stuff til their services is needed again. They will also assist you at the airport at every departure, seeing to it that you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint. All the tour guides in all your choices of destination are Locals. Since they know all the areas of the tours you're taking, they make sure that they share to you all the information may it be historical facts, dates and anecdotes or tell stories about the tour sites to make it more interesting and entertaining. They would also suggest the best spots for picture taking.Our tour guides are also flexible when it comes to the itinerary changes if there's any unexpected reason and will be more than accommodating to any alternative suggestions just to ensure that you will have an incredible experience.
Private Chauffeur Services
Arrive in the comfort of your style. Depending on the group size, and the tour packages of your choice, we would accommodate you with the best transportation and a professional Chauffeur to assist you wherever and whenever you need. They would be happy to transport you.