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Extension: South Vietnam: Saigon and the Mekong Delta

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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.
The boulevards of Ho Chi Minh City are as busy as they were before the end of the Vietnam War, when the city was still Saigon, and the rural Mekong River’s floating produce stands are as ubiquitous as ever. From a war-torn land to a science, technology, industry and tourist hub, explore the dynamic transformation still underway in South Vietnam. From the cityscape beautifully haunted by colonial charm to the traditional rural life on the river, discover South Vietnam.


Highlights

• Visit a rice paper bakery and learn how to make spring rolls.
• Near the floating market of Cai Rang, join a local farmer and his family for conversation and refreshments.
• Join university students in Can Tho and learn about their goals and aspirations.

Program Notes

This program may only be taken in conjunction with Program #15146, Journey Into the Heart of Asia.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 1-2 miles at a time on uneven terrain; climbing uneven stairs without railings; standing up to one hour. Hot and humid conditions.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, 3 nights; coach to Can Tho, 2 nights; coach to Ho Chi Minh City, 1 night; departure.

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6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

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