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Sister Act Travel *** 10 DAYS FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH OF VIETNAM Valid through 31 Dec 2014 BRIEF ITINERARY Day 1 HO CHI MINH CITY - ARRIVAL Day 2 MEKONG DELTA – CAI BE FLOATING MARKET VINH LONG TOWN (BL) Day 3 HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS – DA NANG (BLD) Day 4 DA NANG – HOI AN CITY TOUR (B) Day 5 MY SON SANCTUARY (B) Day 6 MARBLE MOUNTAIN (BL) Day 7 DA NANG – HA NOI (BL) Day 8 HA NOI – HA LONG BAY (BLD) Day 9 HA LONG – HA NOI (BL) Day 10 HA NOI – DEPARTURE (B)
10 DAYS FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH OF VIETNAM Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Arrival Pick-up and welcome at the airport with the transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 4* option: STARCITY SAIGON HOTEL – DeluxeSTARCITY SAIGON HOTEL 5* option: HOTEL EQUATORIAL HO CHI MINH CITY - DeluxeHOTEL EQUATORIAL HO CHI MINH CITY Day 2: Mekong Delta – Cai Be floating market, Vinh Long Town (BL) The day will begin with a two-hour ride from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, we will take a boat cruise to visit Cai Be Floating Market. The floating market is one of the most interesting and exciting attractions to visit in the Mekong Delta. At the floating market you can watch locals aboard their small boats trading fresh goods and local commodities. Leave Cai Be for Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet where the maze of shady creeks will surely fascinate you. You will have a chance to linger amidst the local farmers, learn the secrets of their bonsai gardening and sample local products. We will continue to Vinh Long Town passing through the My Thuan Suspension Bridge that sits high above the Mekong River from once side to the other. We will then experience a traditional lunch meal at a local home prior to returning to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 4* option: STARCITY SAIGON HOTEL – DeluxeSTARCITY SAIGON HOTEL 5* option: HOTEL EQUATORIAL HO CHI MINH CITY - DeluxeHOTEL EQUATORIAL HO CHI MINH CITY Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City tour - Da Nang (BLD) Start the day with a visit to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of tunnels stretching over 200 km. Cu Chi became legendary during the 1960's in playing a vital role in the Vietnam War by allowing Viet Cong (communist guerillas) to control large rural areas, just 30 to 40 km away from Ho Chi Minh City. After lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant, we will visit some famous landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City such as: War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, and Thien Hau Pagoda in China Town. Have dinner and then transfer to airport for flight to Da Nang. Overnight in Hoi An. 4* option: RIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES – DeluxeRIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES 5* option: SUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT – Garden DeluxeSUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT
10 DAYS FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH OF VIETNAM Day 4: Hoi An – Hoi An City Tour (B) Exploring Hoi An on foot is one of the best ways to absorb the beauty of this city. While walking around Hoi An, exploring the small yet beautiful town, tourists (even frequent visitors) find that it is a place of quiet and peace. The unique atmosphere combines elements of Vietnam, China and Japan. The most remarkable views are from the ancient houses, reminding visitors of a long gone past and providing a momentary glimpse of a more subdued and simple time. The tour includes visits to Hoi Ans Museum, many of the towns renowned Ancient Houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence, a handicraft workshop, and of course the Japanese Covered Bridge. Free in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An. 4* option: RIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES – DeluxeRIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES 5* option: SUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT – Garden DeluxeSUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT Day 5: My Son Sanctuary (B) A visit to the My Son Sanctuary is an experience that should not be missed while visiting the beautiful city of Hoi An. With us as your tour guide, enjoy a half-day trip to visit the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. During a time spanning from the 4 th to 8 th centuries, when Tra Kieu (then known as Simhapura) served as the political capital of Champa, My Son was the site of the most important Cham intellectuals and a religious centre. It is also believed that this site could have been used as a place of burial for Cham monarchs. My Son is considered to be Chams counterpart to the grand cities of South-East Asias other Indian influenced civilizations: Angkor (Cambodia), Bagan (Myanmar), Ayuthaya (Thailand), and Borobudur (Java). After the tour to the sanctuary, we will return to your hotel. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An. 4* option: RIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES – DeluxeRIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES 5* option: SUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT – Garden DeluxeSUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT Day 6: Hoi An – Marble Mountain (BL) The Marble Mountain is a popular sightseeing location in Da Nang because of its alluring beauty. Stone steps carved into the mountain lead to a Buddhist Pagoda. You can also discover stunning caves and enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the mountain. Upon arrival to the mountain, we will climb up the stone stairs and visit the caves and pagodas as well as admire the beautiful panoramic view. We will then head down the mountain and visit the stone village where the local skilled sculptors create many marble products. Back to the hotel. Free in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An. 4* option: RIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES – DeluxeRIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES 5* option: SUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT – Garden DeluxeSUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT
10 DAYS FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH OF VIETNAM Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ha Noi (BL) Have breakfast. Check out. Transfer to Da Nang for flight to Ha Noi. Once arrived in Ha Noi and checked-in to your hotel, you visit the Temple of Literature ( The first Imperial School in Vietnam ), Hoan Kiem Lake, the Jade Mountain Temple, But Tower (Pen-Shaped Tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), The Red – painted wooden and the Huc Bridge…Have a cyclo (pedicab) ride around Ha Noi ancient town. Overnight in Ha Noi. 4* option: FLOWER GARDEN HOTEL – DeluxeFLOWER GARDEN HOTEL 5* option: SHERATON HANOI HOTEL – DeluxeSHERATON HANOI HOTEL Day 8: Ha Long Bay (BLD) The shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long Bay, go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Ha Long Bay is truly one of Vietnams most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town, embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Ha Long Bay. This exciting cruise will provide a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way, anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Stay overnight on the Junk Cruise. 4* option: EMOTION CRUISE – DeluxeEMOTION CRUISE 5* option: BHAYA CLASSIC – DeluxeBHAYA CLASSIC Day 9: Ha Long - Ha Noi (BL) After breakfast, swimming and sunbathing. After lunch, return to Ha Noi. Overnight in Ha Noi. 4* option: FLOWER GARDEN HOTEL – DeluxeFLOWER GARDEN HOTEL 5* option: SHERATON HANOI HOTEL – DeluxeSHERATON HANOI HOTEL Day 10: Departure (B) Breakfast and free time until time to go to the airport for departure flight. Transfer to Noi Bai International Airport.
INCLUSIONS Inclusions: Pre-approval letter for receiving visa on arrival Hotel pick-up and return Accommodations (twin/double share) (9 nights, including 8 nights at hotels and resort, 1 night on cruise) Minivan with air-condition, all entrance fees Boat trip in Ha Long, in Mekong delta Mineral water Meals specific in the itinerary (9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners) English speaking tour guide Travel insurance Domestic flight ticket (Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang, Da Nang – Ha Noi), 20 kg checked baggage, 7 kg hand baggage Child 0 – 5 years old: 10%, 6 – 10 years old: 50% using the same bed with parents Exclusions: Visa stamp fee USD 45 (paid to the Visa office at Tan Son Nhat Airport) Compulsory dinner on 31 Dec 2013 surcharge will be advised Tips and gratuities Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc. International air tickets (Australia – Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi – Australia)
Contact – Terms & Conditions Contact Joanne Warne *** Documents to provide Copy of passports International flight tickets Terms & Conditions - CHANGES BY THE CUSTOMER PRIOR TO DEPARTURE A modification of booking by the customer wont lead to complementary charges in the following cases: Increase of the number of pax Increase of the number of services In case of a change arising during the trip, the supplementary charges will be directly paid at this time. - CANCELLATION CHARGES ALL cancellation from the customer arise additional charges as follows: More than 90 days before departure: 10% of the tour price days before departure: 50% of the tour price 7-29 days before departure: 75% of the tour price Less than 7 days or No show: 100% of the tour price