Exotic Con Dao Island & beaches
4 days / 3 nights
Highlight: Sai Gon - Long Hai - Vung Tau - Con Dao beach - Sai Gon
Day 1: Arrival in Sai Gon
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport. Pick up and transfer to a hotel. An afternoon tour round Ho Chi Minh City, formerly called Sai Gon, visitting the History Museum, the Binh Tay Market in Chinatown, Thien Hau Temple and a lacquer workshop. Overnight at Dainam hotel***
Day 2: Sai Gon - Con Dao
Transfer to Vung Tau Airport for a short helicopter flight to Con Dao (on Monday, Thursday and Saturday). On arrival at Co Ong Airport, pick up and transfer to a hotel. Con Dao, called Poulo Condore by Western sailors, housed a large and brutal prison for political convicts before 1975. Overnight at Saigon Condao resort***
Day 3: Con Dao
A cluster of wild islets surrounded by emerald tranquil waters, Con Dao is home to a number of species of sea turtle and dugong. Escorted by a park ranger, take a full-day boat ride to Bay Canh Islet and Cau Islet, their natural habitat. Picnic lunch of seafood is arranged on board. Enjoy snorkelling and sunbathing on primitive beaches. Overnight at Saigon Condao resort***
Day 4: Con Dao - Sai Gon
The morning programme features historical sites in town such as the Con Dao Museum and Tiger Cages – the most notorious former prison . In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for a helicopter flight. Pick up and transfer to a hotel in Sai Gon.
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Option: transfer from Vung Tau to Sai Gon by hydrofoil.
accommodation, transportation, entrance fees, meals as indicated, English speaking guide
Trip cost: in USD and per person
US$395 per person