Saigon Tour & Private Helicopter Escape to Con Dao Island 7 Days
$ 5411 IE
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Years ago, the secluded Con Dao Islands were once the infamous “Hell on Earth”, serving as a political prison during the French colonial era which could send chills down anyone’s spine at the mere mention of its name. Fast forward to today, Con Dao, with searing memories of the bygone war held to it, is now a pure paradise, alluring city dwellers who strive for peace and tranquility in nature. Untouched by mass tourism and embraced by deserted beaches, the relaxing pace of Con Dao is like nowhere else that puts restless souls at ease.
Reuniting with nature, by no means, should ever compromise on luxury! So treat yourself to an ultimate hedonistic stay at Six Senses – the finest world-class luxury island resort in Vietnam. Loved by many for its top-notch hospitable services and amenities, Six Senses is an A-list celebrity favorite hotels, where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie spent their five-day vacation at together with their kids.
Notably, a private helicopter will be arranged to get you ferried both ways, all to yourself and your loved ones. No waiting time. No costly delays. No strangers. Soar over the majestic landscapes and magnificent seascapes, savor every moment, and feel the adrenaline rush through your veins! 

Day 1 Saigon Arrival - Dinner Cruise

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) - the biggest city and also the financial hub of Vietnam. Please look for our guide holding a welcome board with your name outside the baggage claim, and then you will get transferred to your hotel in the city center. The rest of the day is for your own explorations.
Later in the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner onboard the cruise on Saigon River, watching the daily activities along the river banks.
Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon. 


Day 2 Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels - City Tour

This morning we will travel for about 70km to the northwest of Saigon for a half-day tour of Cu Chi Tunnels - a vast underground defending system of Viet Cong during Vietnam War, which housed up to 10,000 people. The tunnels were constructed with hospitals, living rooms, kitchens, storage...and working areas also in an approximate length of 250km. The remaining tunnels, nowadays, are a must-see destination for tourists who come to Vietnam to get a view of the underground life during the war time. You can also join a shooting trial using an AK47 or MK16 with separate fees.
In the afternoon, get on a guided tour visiting some city key sites such as the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office and Ben Thanh market. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Optional: Foodie tour on foot/ Foodie tour on Vespa.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon. 



Day 3 Saigon - Mekong Delta (Ben Tre) Day Trip

After breakfast at your hotel, our driver and guide will meet you at the hotel lobby then take you on a 2-hour drive to Ben Tre Province. Along the route, we stop in Tien Giang for a short visit of the Vinh Trang Pagoda - an ancient southern architectural gem. Arrive in Hung Vuong pier in Ben Tre, we will take a boat trip on Ben Tre river – one of tributaries of Mekong river, observing lively activities along the river such as fishing and water transferring…First stop will be a local brickwork where bricks are made manually in the traditional way, then we visit one of plenty of coconut processing workshops located along the canal. Then we disembark via boat, enjoy a leisure walk or bike ride to the local family for lunch.
In the afternoon, continue walking in a village which makes sleeping mats and then take a relaxing row boat along the palm creek and boat back to Hung Vuong Pier. Our driver will be waiting there and transfers you back to your hotel in Saigon.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon.


Day 4 Saigon - Private Helicopter to Con Dao Island

This morning, check out your hotel and head your way to Saigon Airport to board on your private helicopter for a short yet wonderful journey to Con Dao Island – the beach paradise which is still untouched by mass tourism. Arrive in Con Dao, check in the luxurious Six Senses resort and enjoy your dreaming vacation in comfort and style. Aesthetically featuring wood in its contemporary design, the Six Senses Con Dao gives off a rustic vibe of a traditional fishing village with 50 wooden villas spanning over 1.6km of coastline, looking out to the breathtaking vista of the sea.
From a host of sustainable activities suitable for all ages to the multi-room layout, Six Senses caters to families of all sizes. The supreme resort puts an emphasis on maximizing the satisfaction of each individual while simultaneously strengthening family bonds.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao. 


Day 5 Con Dao Island - Free at leisure

Today is free on the beach.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao.

Day 6 Con Dao Island - Free at leisure

Today is free on the beach.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao.

Day 7 Con Dao - Private Helicopter to Saigon – Departure

This morning is free for leisure until boarding on your private helicopter again to fly back Saigon for your departure flight home.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Service of English Speaking Guide as mentioned in the itinerary
Not Included
International flights in/ out Vietnam
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal travel insurance
Vietnam Visa fees
Cancelation Policies
Before 14 days, deposit is forfeited
50% charge for Cancellation between 7-14 days
100% charge for Cancellation under 7 days or No show

The hotels chosen for this package as below or at similar standard in case they are fully booked.

3-star Hotels/Homestay
4-star Hotels
5-star Hotels
HCM City (Saigon)

Park Hyatt Saigon           

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