Trip offered by Maggie Travel expert in Vietnam

Trip summary

  • Departure Ho Chi Minh City
  • End Ho Chi Minh City
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard, Superior, Deluxe
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards


Within few days in South Vietnam, you will discover the highlights of the mainland, beautiful beaches and also a part of the highlands. The arrival destination is Ho Chi Minh City, also called by former name of Saigon, is the largest city by its population as well as the center of business, education, entertainment. A short stay in Ho Chi Minh City will give you enough time to visit the main attractions in town and enjoy local food. Move on a bit further up to the North East and there comes one of the beautiful coastal towns, Mui Ne, where you can try all types of water activities (depending on the season). Last but not least is the flowreful Da Lat City with a favorable climate all year round, a summer destination of the last King of Vietnam.

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Detailed itinerary

  • 1
    Ho Chi Minh City arrival
    Day 1 Transfer by car
    Ho Chi Minh City arrival

    Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, you will meet the tour guide then transfer to the hotel. Check in hours: 14.00h.

    In the afternoon, you will take am orientation tour of the city including Notre Dame CathedralMunicipal Post Office, City Hall, Opera house and Ho Chi Minh Park.

    Free at leisure in the evening.

    Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meal(s) included: Welcome Dinner

    Visited places:
  • 2
    Ho Chi Minh City - Phan Thiet - Mui Ne
    Day 2 Transfer by car
    Ho Chi Minh City - Phan Thiet - Mui Ne

    Morning city tour will cover the following sights: Independence Palace, War Remnant Museum and local market before heading to Phan Thiet and then to the little town of Mui Ne. This trip may take up to 4 hour drive in case of traffic. 

    Overnight in Mui Ne.

    Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Visited places:
  • 3
    Mui Ne
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    Mui Ne

    After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to the pier where numerous fishing boats are just returning from the sea with their daily catch, by jeep then continue to the White Sand dunes, a sandy desert attracting visitors due to its natural beauty and changing shapes as a result of the blowing wind. You can spend some time enjoying the sand sliding or quad biking (extra cost).

    Return to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

    Meal(s) included: Breakfast

  • 4
    Mui Ne - Free day
    Day 4
    Mui Ne - Free day

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    You will have free time for your own arrangements.

    Meal(s): Breakfast

  • 5
    Mui Ne - Da Lat
    Day 5 Transfer by car
    Mui Ne - Da Lat

    After breakfast at hotel, we depart for Da Lat - a city in the clouds and a perfect getaway destination for both domestic and international tourists. This 4 hour trip will bring you up over the hills, magnificent passes and vegetable farms as well as pine forests before getting to this beautiful city. The average temperature in this area is around 22-24 degree Celsius all year round making Da Lat a city of eternal spring.

    We will stop at Datanla Waterfall and do a fun game along a high rope course. There are many levels for either children or adults, from beginners to professionals (extra cost).

    We then continue our trip to Da Lat which is just 1 hour away, check in and have a rest.

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Visited places:
  • 6
    Da Lat
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    Da Lat

    Today's tour will cover interesting destinations: Lang Biang Mountain and an ethnic minority village. Hiking to the top of the mountain through many levels and through the pine forest could be one of the most pleasant hikes in Vietnam (it is not advisable during rainy days).

    Return to the station by jeep or on foot depending on weather and your health condition.

    Lunch is at a local restaurant before heading back to town, en route visit X-Q embroidery center, considered as an art exhibition and shopping center for the quality and beautiful hand embroidered products.

    Rest of the day is at leisure.

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch


    Visited places:
  • 7
    Da Lat
    Day 7
    Da Lat

    You are free for your own arrangements today.

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Visited places:
  • 8
    Da Lat - Cat Tien National Park
    Day 8 Transfer by car
    Da Lat - Cat Tien National Park

    Breakfast at the hotel then depart for Cat Tien National Park, half way to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Cát Tiên National Park is a vast lowland tropical forest and biosphere reserve in southern Vietnam. It’s home to centuries-old trees, botanical gardens and recreational trails. The park also shelters diverse wildlife, from reptiles at Crocodile Lake to endangered primates and rare birds. 

    Upon arrival, we check in to our lodge and enjoy lunch with local people. Short rest before the biking trip to Ta Lai to visit an ethnic minority village, enjoy a kayaking ride or light trekking before the ride back to your lodge.

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    Visited places:
  • 9
    Cat Tien - Ho Chi Minh City
    Day 9 Transfer by car
    Cat Tien - Ho Chi Minh City

    This morning, you will be taken by  jeep car for 9 km then walk for 5 km. This walk gives you a good chance to see the primates and plenty of opportunities to see the wide variety of birds and other jungle life. You will return in the early afternoon. 

    Check out from the hotel and continue to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Rest of the day is at leisure.

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch


    Visited places:
  • 10
    Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
    Day 10 Transfer by car
    Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

    Breakfast at hotel. Free time before the transfer to the airport for your international flight. End of tour. 

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Visited places:
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Private transport
    • Italian speaking guide
    • Accommodation at the indicated hotels, or similar, based on Twin/Double/Triple sharing room with daily breakfast
    • Meals (Vietnamese menu) as stated
    • Admission fees
    • Drinking bottle/person daily

    Price does not include

    • International air ticket
    • Visa entry to Vietnam
    • Other language speaking guide
    • Drinks and personal expenses
    • Games at Datanla 
    • Tips for tour guides and drivers: $US 3/passenger/day