This as much about relaxation, taking your time to aborb the sights of locals life on the river as it is learning a few new cooking skills. Enjoy life in the slow lane for a few days as you visit markets, cycle around and visit islands in the river delta.
The majority of nationalities require a month-long tourist visa to enter Vietnam. Visas should be obtained prior to your arrival in the country, although they can be extended once you arrive.
You can buy your Vietnam Visa online at http://vietnam.visahq.com/ Just choose your country of residence and passport and away you go!
Vietnam’s largest international airport, Tan Son Nhat, is situated a convenient eight-mile hop from the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Ton Son Nhat connects straight to Australia, Europe and many other Asian countries including Bangkok and Singapore.
Both of Vietnam’s cross-border rail entry points are situated on the northern border with China, so visitors that do enter the country via train face a 35-hour journey after they board the Reunification Express in the northern capital city of Hanoi. While the prospect of a 35-hour journey may sound daunting to some, a ride along Reunification line provides a unique opportunity for visitors to absorb some of Vietnam’s stunning scenery. Saigon Train Station (Gah Sài Gòn) is located in the northwest of the city center.
The majority of visitors that enter Southern Vietnam by bus do so via the Cambodia border crossing at Moc Bai (Bavet on the Cambodia side). There are multiple bus companies that run this fast and affordable services avery day. Southern Vietnam is also served by the Xa Xia/ Prek Chank border with Cambodia, with buses running between Vietnam’s Ha Tien and Cambodian cities like Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville. Buses are often an economical way for travelers to cross borders between Cambodia and Vietnam, but it is still essential to gain a visa before you arrive at the Vietnamese border.
The single supplement fee is the additional amount that a single traveler pays over and above the price per person for groups of 2 or more. This being a private tour makes it very expensive for one person. Please ask us for a quote if you would like to travel solo.
We strongly recommend that you buy your own personal trip cancellation insurance for your own protection. You should also buy insurance coverage appropriate for medical, travel coverage and personal liability which should include travel repatriation. The tour operator or tour agent cannot be held responsible for personal loss or injury where customers choose not to secure such insurance coverage
The cancellation fee depends on the day of our written receipt of your cancellation. Email is best Phone calls will not be accepted.
• 21 to 30 days before arrival date - refund less 10% of tour price
• 14 to 20 days before arrival date - refund less 20% of tour price
• 6 to 13 days before arrival date or on arrival - refund less 30% of tour price
• 5 days or less and no shows - forfeit 100% of tour price
The tour operator or tour guide may have to make changes to the services or the itineray as a result of such variables as weather conditions, political situations, road conditions and other unforseen circumstances.