Traverse Southern part of Vietnam, embrace the different natural landscapes and unique cultural diversities through this Southern Vietnam’s discovery with Orient Skyline Travel! Begin at Ho Chi Minh City visiting its top historical landmarks, journey southbound to Mekong Delta for the secluded waterway cruise, get an experience relaxing on Nha Trang beach and highland exploration of Dalat’s lush scenery for the end.



Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Nha Trang – Dalat



  • Discover the bustle Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cruise on the Mekong River
  • Visit Nha Trang islands by boat trip
  • Explore Dalat’s highlands



  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Domestic flights
  • Service charges


Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, the largest one of Vietnam. Upon arrival to the airport, meet your guide and driver then take transfer to the hotel for check in.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City tour (B, L)

Embark on the full day city tour to discover highlight destinations in Ho Chi Minh City. First, head to Cholon, the Chinatown district, the city’s busiest trading hub, to discover the markets and shop alleyways. Visit a Chinese Cantonese Thien Hau Pagoda – dedicated to the goddess of the Sea. Next stop to pay a visit to Vietnam’s first traditional medicine museum, the FITO Museum has an amazing collection of 3,000 items related to the development of Vietnamese herbal medicine.

Transfer back to the city centre to visit Ben Thanh market where variety of goods from a bottle of fish sauce to a fashionable adidas shoes are displayed for sale.

After lunch break, in the afternoon visit the War Remnants (or History Museum for alternative) the Reunification palace, former known as Presidential Palace. From here, stroll to Ho Chi Minh City’s colonial sights: the Old Saigon City Post Office, Dong Khoi street (formerly known as the Rue Catinat), Continental hotel, Saigon Opera house and past the font of the City Hall. Return to the hotel for a well-earned rest.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Note: History Museum is closed on Mondays.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Can Tho (B, L)

In the morning, departing bustling Ho Chi Minh City for the 2-hour car transfer to the Mekong delta town of Cai Be. On arrival, meet the crews and board the overnight boat. Enjoy cruising on traditional wooden local styled boats; relax and enjoy the scenes of daily life of the local riverside villagers along the cruise.

Overnight on the Mekong delta.

Day 4: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City – Flight to Nha Trang (B, L)

Early this morning, cross the mighty Mekong to Cai Rang floating market, on the way marvel at the delta typical sights such as rice barges, sand dredging boats and even fruit drying along the Mekong’s banks. After gliding through the vibrant floating market, disembark the boat before returning to Ho Chi Minh City for the flight to Nha Trang.

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 5: Nha Trang city tour (B, L)

Nha Trang features all essential elements of a beach paradise that sun and beach worshiper could pray for. Not only golden stretches of sand and crystal clear waters, Nha Trang Bay is scattered with many green islands which offer great opportunity for marine activities, snorkeling, and scuba diving for the active ones.

This morning take a wooden boat cruise off the coast of Nha Trang to visit some of the nearby islands. Take the chance to swim and snorkel in the clear warm waters. Along the way, visit the local villages on the island to learn about their island life. After a fresh and tasty lunch on “Bamboo island”, return to Nha Trang city.

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 6: Nha Trang – Dalat (B, L)

Spend the morning at own leisure. In the afternoon depart for Dalat, the 4 hour driving on the spectacular road rising over 800 meters higher than the sea, the Ngoan Muc Mountain range offers gorgeous views over lush green valleys, mountain passes and to the ocean.

Overnight in Dalat.

Day 7 : Dalat city tour (B, L)

Today take the tour to visit this charming Dalat, an old colonial hill station city, home to vast flower gardens, pine forests, beautiful lakes and pristine waterfalls. Spend some time to visit the Dalat railway station which was constructed in 1932, and the nearby Linh Phuong pagoda, have a look at the Summer Palace of the last Emperor of Vietnam: Bao Dai. Return to the hotel for the rest of the afternoon free at leisure.

Overnight in Dalat.

Day 8: Dalat – Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)

Today enjoy some free time before taking a transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

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