AFTER CRUISE SAIGON TOUR - 4 DAYS:
Day 1: RV Mekong Navigator Cruise Disembarkation - Saigon:
Bustling Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon, Vietnam, Following breakfast aboard ship, we’ll disembark and transfer to our final destination in Ho Chi Minh City. Saigon, the colorful heart of Vietnam. The former capital of the French colony of Cochinchina, in 1976 the city was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after Hồ Chí Minh, although the name Sài Gòn is still commonly used, especially in reference to the old, colonial heart of the city.
Day 2: Saigon Tour - Cooking Class:
In the morning. Begin your urban experience in bustling Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon ), the country's commercial center and home to a growing number of upscale restaurants and shops. Visit Chinatown, the Thien Hau Pagoda, the Reunification Palace , the Opera House and Hotel de Ville. If desired, also visit the moving War Remnants Museum.
In the afternoon, take part in Saigon Cooking Class: A cooking class can teach you in a matter of hours some of the most popular Vietnamese dishes. Take a guided trip to a colorful food market and learn about the local ingredients, including 'nuoc mam' (fish sauce) which is ubiquitous to Vietnamese cooking. Partake in a hands-on cooking class where you will learn and practice traditional techniques for creating delicious Vietnamese food before feasting on a delicious lunch of your creations.
Our chef will take you to a local market in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Here you will be given a tour and explanation on Vietnamese food products, this is your chance to learn the secrets of preparing some of Vietnam's best-loved dishes. Following continue on to the cooking centre where a chef will demonstrate the preparation of typical Vietnamese dishes before you 'become the chef' as you prepare and sample the dishes you and your fellow classmates create.
Day 3: Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnels:
This morning we drive to Cao Dai Temples in Tay Ninh to observe the midday service. Following lunch we will drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels and then return to HCMC at around 6 pm. Tay Ninh , near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name a few.
The religion is a hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. The Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh has been described as a Walt Disney fantasia of the East. The temple's exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes competing for space with a number of religious symbols. Above the main entrance is the all-seeing holy eye, the symbol of the Cao Dai sect. The interior is just as engaging as statues of Jesus Christ, Buddha and the Hindu god, Brahma, stand side by side. The trip to Tay Ninh is combined with a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km. from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens.
Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War must have been like. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 4 : Saigon Departure:
Have breakfast at your hotel, then our guide and driver will pick you up ot Meeting Point of RV Navigator Cruise, Enjoy the Might Mekong River Cruise.
4 DAYS AFTER CRUISE SAIGON TOUR HOTEL PROPOSAL:
After a fantastic sightseeing tour, you need a very good & comfortable hotel to stay and rest. We deeply understand that we carefully pick a right hotel to meet your stay. All hotels or resorts must be clean and comfortable rooms or rooms, very good buffet breakfast, central location, excellent amenities, free internet, helpful staffs.
Especially we can book the hotels as your requested, which perfectly meet your expectation and budget.
|WELL SELECTED HOTEL INCLUSIONS|
|Siem Reap||Hotel Names||Hotel Websites & Room Types||No of Night||TripAdvisor Reviews|
|5 star||Sofitel Saigon Plaza Hotel
|4 star||Liberty Central Hotel
The price hotel categories:
- 4 star hotels and resorts from US$ 80 - US$ 120/ per room/night with breakfast
- 5 Star hotels and resorts from US$ 135 - US$ 180 ++/ per room/night with breakfast
4 DAYS CRUISE SAIGON TOUR INCLUSIONS:
• Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
• All private sedan car (Ford, Toyota)
• sharing double room with daily breakfast
• Private English Speaking Guides and driver .
• Meals include 3 breakfast
• All sightseeing tickets.
• Tissues and water on car.
• Services charges and government tax.
• No extra charge after confirmation
• 24/7 hotline support guaranteed