Saigon Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 395

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Ho Chi Minh's Notre Dame Basilica Cathedral at night

Day 1: Saigon

Welcome to Saigon, the largest and busiest city in Vietnam. You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

A street trader in Saigon

Day 2: Saigon

Today enjoy; a half day guided exploration of the city to visit the Reunification Palace (also known as Independence Palace), one of the most fascinating sights in Saigon and once the symbol of the South Vietnamese government. Nearby is the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and the War Remnants Museum, where we can learn more about the "American" War as it is referred to in Vietnam. Our last stop is Ben Thanh market, typical of local markets markets in Vietnam.

The Peoples Committee Building at night in Ho Chi Minh

Day 3: Saigon

Today is at your leisure to shop or explore independently. Alternately you may like to choose our Mekong Delta day trip? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for further information.

A street trader in Saigon by William Cho

Day 4: Saigon - Hoi An

This morning a transfer to the airport for your flight to Danang is arranged. Arriving here, you will be met our local team and driven to your hotel in nearby Hoi An. Enjoy a short walking tour of the enchanting historical town, we’ll visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, 200-year-old Tam Ky house, former merchants’ homes and the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge.

Men sitting on the street in Hoi An in conical hats

Day 5: Hoi An

A bicycle ride into the countryside, leads us to Tra Que village. Here,we discover age old farming practises and learn about traditional medicine. It’s a hands on experience today where we’ll assist with tending the fields and gardens and cooking lunch.

A bridge in Hoi An

Days 6-7: Hoi An

Spend a day at leisure independently and perhaps travel to the beach or having clothes made by one of the expert, inexpensive tailors that Hoi An is famous for. Alternately perhaps you would like to join your guide to explore My Son or My Lai Temples? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for further information.

Day 8: Hoi An

Sadly your journey concludes today, check-out 10am and we will transfer you to Danang Airport in time for your flight home.