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The Mekong Delta is the southern rice bowl of Vietnam. The Mekong River, one of the famous rivers of the world, is known to the Vietnamese as Song Cuu Long (River of the Nine Dragons). The Mekong originates high in the Tibetan plateau, flowing through China, between Myanmar (Burma) and Laos, along the Lao-Thai border and through Cambodia and Vietnam. The Mekong splits into two main branches in Phnom Penh, the lower river crosses Chau Doc, Long Xuen and Can Tho and flows to the sea, the upper river splits into several branches at Vinh Long and empties into the sea at six points. more..
Our Vietnam military tour starts from Ho Chi Minh City with a drive to Vung Tau, stopping en route to see some famous battle sites such as the Long Tan Cross, the Horseshoe and the Long Phuoc Tunnels. After lunch, visit Nui Dat (SAS Hill) and the Ba Ria Orphanage.
We always try to find some of the local Vietnamese veterans who fought in the remarkable battle of Long Tan. Although extensively documented by the survivors of Australia's heaviest engagement of the war, little is known of the Viet Cong's actions and ultimate defeat at the hands of an enemy which heavily more..
On this One day Mekong Delta tour (My Tho - Ben Tre), you will visit islands, fruit gardens, a bee farm, experience folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam, and make candy and handcrafted items from coconuts.Highlights: Island tour (Unicorn, Turtle Islands). Tropical fruits garden + bee farm + coconut candy workshop Motor and rowing boats Saigon to the Mekong Delta. Mekong Delta is also known as Vietnam's 'rice basket’ - a fertile area spreading nearly 50,000 sq km. Here the mighty Mekong river ends by splitting more..
Cu Chi district is the centre of a network of 200 kilometres of underground tunnels used by resistance fighters during the war of liberation. The tunnels were built over a period of twenty-five years by Viet Minh in their fight against the French and repaired and extended by Viet Cong while they were fighting the South Vietnamese and American forces. The tunnels incorporated all the amenities required to sustain life underground including kitchens, hospitals, recreation areas and sleeping quarters. The site has a museum with many photographs and a documentary film describing the more..
Vung Tau is a beach resort on the South China Sea and the closest beach to Ho Chi Minh City. It is also the home of the rapidly expanding petroleum exploration industry in Vietnam but this has not spoilt the beauty of the port town and beaches. Many Saigonese make day trips to the Vung Tau to lie on the beach or swim in the clear water. The port may be reached by fast hovercraft from Saigon or by highway. Close by to Vung Tau are the deserted beaches of Long Hai.
Tour introduction Join this tour you will visit three world heritages in Center of Vietnam. Hue is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to Vietnam. Straddling the Perfume River, this mysterious, somber city is a historian''s dream come true, with numerous 19th century ruins, royal tombs and an excellent museum. The Imperial City of Hue was the capital of Vietnam during the reign of the Nguyen dynasty, the last dynasty in Vietnam. Even today, the Vietnamese regard Hue with awe and respect. Hue also has the distinction of being one more..
Tay Ninh is home to one of the largest and most unusual temples in Vietnam. The Cao Dai religion is a mixture of Christian, Buddhist, Islamic and European humanist elements. It has more than one million followers in Vietnam and the temple in Tay Ninh is the the centre. A visit to Tay Ninh is usually twinned with the Cu Chi tunnels excursion as both sites are close together. Tay Ninh is one hour to the west of Ho Chi Minh City.
saigon half day tour (34USD/pax)
• The Reunification Palace: Here on April 30th 1975 the ‘American War’ officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was, at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.
• War Remnants Museum: Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, this is a poignant display of the futility of war.
• Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office: Built between 1877 and 1883 this is one of the best examples more..
Saigon to the Mekong Delta: Mekong Delta is also known as Vietnam's 'rice basket’-- a fertile area spreading nearly 50,000 sq km. Here the mighty Mekong river ends by splitting itself into nine major tributaries. The Vietnamese name these nine tributaries “Nine Dragons.” Here’s our schedule that is designed to help you experience local daily activities along the Mekong.
- Breakfast at your hotel – 8 AM, travel by bus to more..