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Program #15147RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 16 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Rex Hotel: Ho Chi Minh City, 3 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Ideally located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh city, next to the People Committee House, within steps of the famous Ben Thanh Market and historical Opera House, and 7 km/ 20 minute drive from Tan Son Nhat Airport. It was made famous during the Vietnam War when its conference room hosted a daily press conference derisively named The Five O'Clock Follies by cynical journalists who found the optimism of leading US military officers to be misguided. Its rooftop bar was a well known hangout spot for military officials and war correspondents.

Contact info:
141 Nguyen Hue Blvd.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
phone: (+848) 382 921 85
web: www.rexhotelvietnam.com/

Room amenities: Wi-Fi, phone, satellite TV, electronic safe, A/C, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar,

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, spa, gym, internet access, 24 hour room service, laundry service, tour desk.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.

Additional nights after: TBD
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Victoria Can Tho Hotel: Can Tho, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Victoria Can Tho Hotel opened in October 1998 as the flagship of the Victoria Hotels & Resorts Chain in the Mekong Delta. Set in magnificent gardens, this splendid colonial style hotel, is situated on the banks of the Hau River, one of the nine estuaries of the Mekong Delta. The location and services offered have been carefully planned to allow guests to experience the opulence of the local culture, the beauty of the area and admire the diversity of the region and its people. Victoria Can Tho Hotel is the Mekong Delta’s first luxury hotel with an aim to provide guests with an enchanting and relaxing setting in a European atmosphere, offering courteous and efficient service.

Contact info:
293 C Tran Van Kheo (Cai Khe Ward)
Can Tho, 99999 Vietnam
phone: +84 71 810 111
web: www.victoriahotels-asia.com/eng/hotels-in-vietnam/can-tho-resort

Room amenities: All rooms have wooden flooring, authentic Vietnamese decoration and balconies offering spectacular views of the river, pool or of the garden. Each room combines the elegance of traditional artefacts and the comfort of an international standard hotel.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Rex Hotel: Ho Chi Minh City, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Ideally located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh city, next to the People Committee House, within steps of the famous Ben Thanh Market and historical Opera House, and 7 km/ 20 minute drive from Tan Son Nhat Airport. It was made famous during the Vietnam War when its conference room hosted a daily press conference derisively named The Five O'Clock Follies by cynical journalists who found the optimism of leading US military officers to be misguided. Its rooftop bar was a well known hangout spot for military officials and war correspondents.

Contact info:
141 Nguyen Hue Blvd.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
phone: (+848) 382 921 85
web: www.rexhotelvietnam.com/

Room amenities: Wi-Fi, phone, satellite TV, electronic safe, A/C, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar,

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, spa, gym, internet access, 24 hour room service, laundry service, tour desk.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

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