Ho Chi Minh – Buon Me Thuoc – Kon Tum – Gia Lai

The Central Highlands reflect a delightful mixture of the pure atmosphere of wild nature and primitive culture of ethnic minorities. The tour offers chances to enjoy the pristine nature and exploring intact hill tribe culture. A trek through villages and forests, a cruise to conquer the rapids and whirlpools of the Dakbla River, a unique elephant ride crossing Lak Lake and a gong show with ethnic villagers will give you unforgettable experiences

Tour program: 7 Days/6 Nights
Destination: Ho Chi Minh City ( Vietnam ) -...
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Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh (L, D) 

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport, Vietcircle representative will welcome you to visit Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals. Let’s take in the splendor of the former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, a lacquer ware factory and the instructive War Museum. Dinner will be served at Saigon Cruise restaurant with traditional music performance before overnight in the sparkling Ho Chi Minh City

 

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi   (B, L, D)

After breakfast, leave your hotel for Cu Chi tunnels and have the opportunity to witness the intense fighting that occurred here. You’ll explore the impressive labyrinth of tunnels and trapdoors used by the guerrillas during the war. We’ll also show you how rice paper is made, before to have a half day city tour in dynamic Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the large Ben Thanh market and Heavenly Lady Pagoda in the bustling Chinatown. Traditional dinner at local restaurant and discover Saigon’s nightlife or have a rest in your room.

 

Day 3: HCMC – Buon Me Thuot   (B, L, D)

Flight to Buon Me Thuot located in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. From your arrival at hotel, you will enjoy free time to visit the city or small villages like Ako Dhong (2 km away) and see the traditional long house-on-stilts in a natural environment. You’ll have a chance to attend an Ede ethnic dance and a Gongs show, taste jar wine to leave you long-lasting memories, before overnight in Ban Me Thuot.

(Ako Dhong village is located 1,5 km north from Town Centre: it’s an easy and interesting walk)


Day 4: Buon Me Thuot – Kon Tum   (B, L, D)

After a hearty breakfast, let’s go for a trek into the wild! After an early scenic drive to Lak Lake for a pirogue (dugout canoe) trip, watching water-buffaloes bathing in the magnificent lake. Then have an elephant ride through the M’hongs villages (Yun and Mlieng). The next step of your adventure will begin in Kontum, but first we overnight there for a well-deserved rest!


Day 5: Kon Tum   (B, L, D)

Early in the morning, some architectural wonders are waiting your visit: first, the ancient Cathedral also called “wooden church” a combination of European Roman style and Ba Na local stilted structure. And if you love big thrills, cross the spectacular Kon Klo suspension bamboo bridge overthe swirling streams of Dakbla River. Then meet friendly people at Kon H’ngo Ktu Village where they still retain their ancient way of life. Back to Kon Tum to enjoy good time before overnight in this nice place.


Day 6: Kon Tum – Gia Lai – Ho Chi Minh   (B, L, D)

Last breakfast at Kon Tum hotel and ready for a sightseeing trip through Gia Lai province well known for old ethnic culture and its unique character stamp of communal “Rong” houses decorated with patterns of bright colors, depicting legendary stories about ancient stories. (Gia Lai is also famous for Buffalo festivals and traditional musical instruments.)                                      

Before arriving at Pleiku Airport, we’ll visit Dong Xanh Cultural Park(An Phu: 10km from the center of Pleiku City) displaying many long stilt houses and statues of tombs (in the style of the Central Highlands) within flower gardens and lotus lake.

Flight back to HCMC for the last Saigon’s night!


Day 7: Departure   (B)

After a farewell breakfast, we’ll transfer you to Airport. We expect see you again at your next holidays in another Vietcircle tour. Good journey.

 

Ho Chi Minh City ( Vietnam ) - Cu Chi - Ban Me Thuoc - Kon Tum - Gia Lai

PRICE: from                    USD /                    VND / per person
(for group of minimum 4 people). Price is valid until Dec. 31, 2014.
The above price is inclusive of:
- Transfer by private modern air-conditioned
- English or French - speaking guide
- Sightseeing, admission fees, entrance and boat fees as specified.
- Accommodation at twin sharing with daily breakfast.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).
- Bottled water on the vehicle during transfer and sightseeing.

The above price is exclusive of:

- Visa fee & Airport tax
- Domestic airfares and taxes.
- International airfares and taxes.
- Personal Expense: Tel, Fax, Laundry, etc
- Other service which not mention in the itinerary

General remarks
Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) are subject to supplements.
Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 on the arrival day and up to 12:00 on the departure date. A supplement will be added if clients want a guaranteed early check-in or late check-out.
- Please take note that we have paid to hotels in order to confirm and guarantee the rooms, if any amendment or cancellation or etc, shall be applied cancellation charges or non-refundable. 
- The tour fare does not include tipping for the guide and driver, it is customary to tip them at USD3.- per pax per day as an appreciation. 
- The timing of sightseeing points shall be fixed by local operator due to traffic and weather conditions, however all points must cover unless amendment or cancellation make by clients themselves.
- Term of payment: please make full payment  within 5 days after receiving this confirmation for the processing of this booking, if not this confirmation is automatically cancelled.
-  In urgent case, please contact: Mr. Thanh / Cell: (+84) 903 767 962(+84) 903 767 962)

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation is made as follows:

  • 7 days prior to departure date: 100% of total tour rate.
  • 8-14 days prior to departure date: 50% of total tour rate.
  • 15-29 days prior to departure date: 25% of total tour rate.
  • 30 or more days prior to departure date: 10% of total tour rate.

 

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