10 Day Saigon & Whale Island


10 Day Saigon & Whale Island Resort

Discover intriguing South Vietnam with this exciting 10 day itinerary. Starting in the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly ‘Saigon’), enjoy a day trip along the Mekong Delta and relax at Whale Island Resort in Nha Trang. Reconnect with Saigon’s historic past, wonder up to Notre Dame Cathedral , head to the square where the Central Post Office was designed by Gustav Eiffel before he rose to fame for the Eiffel Tower. You may want to add a visit to the Pagoda of Emperor of Jade at the end of your tour.

Two hours away, the Mekong Delta invites you to experience local life as you paddle on a sampan through a maze of small canals and taste freshly picked fruit and coconut milk whilst sitting in the fruit orchards. Witness a mixture of Asian and European architectural features and get to know the locals.

Time in Nha Trang can be spent totally relaxing or perhaps you’ll want to partake in a water sports, scuba diving, trekking and or one of the other activities on offer.

  • Wander up to Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Visit the Central Post Office, designed by the French architect, Gustav Eiffel, before he
    had risen to fame for the Eiffel Tower
  • Cruise the Mekong Delta
  • Visit a local home on Turtle Island

 

Day 1: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City with afternoon tour of Saigon
Day 2: Day trip to the Mekong Delta
Day 3: Saigon – Cam Ranh/Nha Trang
Days 4-9: Nha Trang
Day 10: Nha Trang to Saigon

For more information contact Penny [penny@curioustraveller.co.za]

Internal return airfares Saigon/Nhatrang included
10 breakfasts and 1 lunch included

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