East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
8:00 – 9:00: Head out of Port in the morning and reach Cai Be Jetty around 10:00 where the crew will be ready to welcome you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Luxurious Sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta. Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out on the riverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit. Visit an ancient house built in the 19th century. We’ll make stops along the way to explore local cottage industries including the making of coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn). Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of privileged life during Indochinese times. After lunch, re-board and continue your cruise towards Vinh Long, via the Dong Phu Canal, before arriving at Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh, small islands renowned for their fruit orchards. Stop on the way to visit historic An Binh Church. After crossing the Co Chien River, your sampan docks at Vinh Long Pier at around 16:30, where driver awaits for the ride back Ship Port.
*Note: Actual itinerary may vary depending upon river tide, arrival time or other conditions.
Inclusion: Private 7s Transfer pick up/ drop off, Expert English Speaking Guide, 3-hour Cruising, Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant, Sightseeing Fees, Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea, authorization to enter the port.
Exclusion: Beverage, Tips, Personal Expense, Others not mentioned above.
Scooters in Saigon are magical. It is obviously that many visitors to Ho Chi Minh City wish to have an exploring experience in “an open air amongst the traffic” rather than by car, the very first time weaving through the streets with the feeling so called “motorbike culture”. Also, get hands-on experience of Vietnamese cuisine through our half-day cooking program, inclusive visiting a local street market followed by a cooking session focusing on active participation and fun.
7:30 – 8:00: Get picked up from Port and transfer to city central. The morning starts by visiting to a colorful market with Chef to approach to culinary aspect and the culture of Vietnamese gastronomy. Explore Vietnamese ingredients, learn more about Vietnamese food and its spices before back to class with interesting activities. Finally, savoring your own creation. Enjoy this moment for sharing experience with Chef. Highlighted your performance by a "Certificate of Recognition" and you also win a book of recipes to renew your dishes with your beloved ones. Leave cooking class around 12:00.
Our guide will take you to enjoy Vietnamese coffee at truly local coffee shop before exploring bustle Saigon City by jumping on the back of a scooter. Explore highlights of a fast paced city with a unique mix of French colonial architecture, Chinese influences, a modern entrepreneurial spirit and numerous temples.
Inclusion: Private 7s car port transfer in/out, English speaking guide, motorbike, helmet, rain poncho (in case), Cooking ingredient, lunch in cooking class, handbook with recipes, certificates, mineral water, authorization to enter the port.
Exclusion: Beverage, Tips, Personal Expense, Others not mentioned above.
Overland transfer from Ho Chin Minh to Mekong Delta
Flight from Hoi An to Saigon.
A boat tour round Ho Chi Minh City on the Saigon River offers the chance to see the varied lifestyles surrounding this busy metropolis. The Saigon River flows from Cambodia through South Vietnam before merging into the South China Sea close to the Mekong Delta. In Ho Chi Minh City the river is also joined by the Dong Nai River and the Ben Cat River. Along the riverbanks are villages, underground passages dating back to the Vietnam War, city skyscrapers and ancient houses. Enjoy a scrumptious dinner on Saigon River.
Builds on the success of Home and Ngon Restaurants in Hanoi, and addresses the increasing demand for high concept dining that compliments the history of vintage Vietnam. The restaurant, tastefully and stylishly decorated in natural hues, ensures the ambient space on all its floors is equally suited to intimate dining and large groups. Private rooms, long tables and enclaves provide guests with flexible seating to suit any occasion.
Visit the Cu Chi underground tunnels, which served as a hiding place, storage hall, medical centre and dormitory. Ben Dinh village, one of the most intriguing battlefields of the Vietnam War.
Drive to Tay Ninh to visit the Cao Day Temple and attend a daily ritual service. Have lunch at Tay Ninh
Enjoy local Vietnamese cuisines in a local restaurant in Vung Tau
Overland transfer from Saigon to VungTau beach city. Vung Tau is the tourist and commercial center of Bà R?a - V?ng Tàu (an industrial province in Southeastern Vietnam) which lies on a peninsula separated from the mainland by a gulf river called Co May river. Travel by land takes about 2 ?2.5 hours from Saigon.
Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant to taste some of the authentic food serving up at the restaurant and also local's favorites!
Embark on this wonderful journey where you will be exposed to the different cities of Vietnam and Cambodia. Immerse yourself in their local culture by visiting some of the markets and temples.
Tour package includes:
-Vehicle on disposla
-English speaking guide
-10 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 5 Dinner
-Admission to places mentioned in the itinerary
Tour package excludes:
-Any items not mentioned in the itinerary
Explore the majestic and rustic city of Ho Chi Mihn City and experience the culture and heritage she has to offer. Visit iconic places like the Cu Chi tunnels and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Spend the second half of your trip relaxing at the clean and beautiful beaches of Mui Ne. Watch the sun rise over the pristine white and yellow sad dunes that are carved by the winds in Saharaesque formation.
Explore Saigon, with more than 8 million in population, it is the country?s commercial centre. Despite the well-documented hustle and bustle, the city retains its connections to the past.Tour around Saigon and learn about their rich history of culture and heritage.
Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Vietnam at Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) and Mekong Delta as you see the beautiful blend between the French 19th century architecture and the Vietnamese lifestyle. Relax as you cruise down the Mekong Delta as you watch the hustle and bustle of the locals around you.
Wander through timeless alleys to incense-infused temples before negotiating chic designer malls beneath sleek 21st-century skyscrapers. The ghosts of the past live on in buildings that one generation ago witnessed a city in turmoil, but now the real beauty of the former Saigon?s urban collage is the seamless blending of these two worlds into one exciting mass.
This service includes a standard car for the airport transfers.
Surcharge applies for arrival / departure transfer between 2300 - 0700 hrs