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VIETNAM HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS 10 days – 9 nights
Ho Chi Minh City – Buon Me Thuot – Nha Trang – Whale Island
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City, meet and transfer to your hotel for check in. Relax after a long journey. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City- Buon Ma Thuot (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport for the afternoon flight to Buon Me Thuot. Upon arrival at the airport in Buon Ma Thuot in the Central Highlands, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Buon Ma Thuot.
Day 3: Buon Ma Thuot (B/L/D)
After breakfast, explore one of the typical villages of the Ede hill tribe people- Ako Dhong Village with around 20 long houses on stilts, followed by Draysap Waterfalls. After lunch, drive to Lak Lake. Walk around M’Nong hill tribe villages of Jun and Le. Take an elephant ride across the lake and a boat trip in dugout canoe. Dinner and overnight at hotel on Lak Lake.
Day 4: Buon Ma Thuot- Nha Trang (B/L)
After breakfast, drive to Buon Don, a famous elephant hunting and taming village in the past. Cross a suspension bridge over Serepok River, visit the ancient house of the Laotians and the grave of the elephant hunting King Khunjunop. Back to the city for lunch. Transfer to the coastal city of Nha Trang. Upon arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 5: Nha Trang Boat Trip to Island (B, L)
In the morning you will transfer to Cau Da port for a cruise on the Nha Trang Bay to visit
– Fishing village: We take a leisurely walk through a fishing village at Mieu Island and then you can try rowing a bamboo basket boat
– Coral Island: We then head out to Coral Island . Should you wish, there will be opportunity to swim and snorkel in secluded bays from the boat.
– Con Se Tre Island for lunch: We continue to Con Se Tre Island for lunch with local specialities. You have time for swimming and relaxation here before boarding our boat back to Nha Trang habour.
Back to hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 6: Nha Trang Yangbay Waterfall (B, L)
Transfer inland to visit Yang Bay Waterfall (including stop at crocodile center and bear center), Raglai ethnic minority village and Dien Khanh Citadel. Relax and gain your health at Hot Spring in this area. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 7: Nha Trang- Whale Island (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer by shuttle bus of Whale Island to Dam Mon. Take the boat ride to the island. Check in at the resort and relax. Overnight in Whale Island.
Day 8: Whale Island free (B/L/D)
Whale island resort is located in Van Phong Bay area with a small number of bungalows facing to a beautiful white sand beach. Facilitities of the resort are very simple but there are lots of activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing…. We highly reccommend this location to honeymooners, travelers, families who wish to have some totally relaxing days in Vietnam before going home. Free time to relax. Overnight in Whale Island.
Day 9: Whale Island- Nha Trang- Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast, transfer back to Nha Trang for the flight back to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)
Free time until transfer to the airport for departure flight. End of tour.
Pick up & drop off at hotels at the tour places
Food as mentioned in the itinerary (B- breakfast, L- lunch, D- dinner)
All transfers and transportation
All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itinerary
Professional English speaking tour guide
Purified water & wet towel
full board, all admission fees, elephant ride, mineral waters & cold towels
Visa application fee to Vietnam
Other meals and drinks
Late check out & early check in for accommodation at the places
Airport tax and departure tax
All other service not made on the written form
Tips and gratuities