Tours : Scuba diving

13 DAYS HO CHI MINH - PHU QUOC - NHA TRANG - (Code: VSE.SCD-05)

13 DAYS HO CHI MINH - PHU QUOC - NHA TRANG - (Code: VSE.SCD-05)

Enjoy the underwater life with thousands of fishes, coral reef and many more...by joining us the diving tours. With this tour, you will have pleasure time to explore the most beautiful beaches in Viet Nam such as: Phu Quuoc - the Pearl island, and Nha Trang.

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH - ARRIVAL (-/ -/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh city and transfer to hotel. At leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH - CITY TOUR(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

A full day city tour of the dynamic Ho Chi Minh city, still called Sai Gon by many locals, including the former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, old Sai Gon Post Office, War Museum. After lunch visit a lacquer ware factory, pass the bustling China town, where over half million of Chinese people make their living for more than 200 years, visit the colorful Thien Hau temple, and the busiest and wholesale Cho Lon market.

DAY 3: HO CHI MINH CITY - PHU QUOC (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Transfer to Tan Son Nhat for the flight to Phu Quoc . A sleepy tropical island in the gulf of Thailand.  On arrival transfer to hotel.  The island is still mostly covered by dense tropical forest and its coastal line is ringed with some of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Vietnam.  At leisure for the rest of the day and briefing for next diving tour.  Overnight in Phu Quoc.

DAY 4: PHU QUOC (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Phu Quoc, a beautiful island lies 65 miles off the south – west coast of VietNam, is genuinely unspoiled by time and tourism.  It is however rapidly losing its reputation for being the best kept secret in Asia.  Uniquely, it is a Vietnamese Island in the Gulf of Thailand off the Cambodian Coastline.  It offers some of the best conditions for diving. The usual sightings here: over 100 species of Hard Coral.  Stunning soft Coral, Sponges, Feather Stars, Moray Eels, Nudibranchs, Stingrays…

7:30 – 8:15 take a day-boat to the dive sites after breakfast in the hotel restaurant.

8:15 – 9:05 do the first dive

9:05 – 10:10 have a coffee break on board while transferring to another dive site.

10:10 – 10:55 do the second dive.

10:55 – 11:30 get back to the hotel.

At leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 5: PHU QUOC (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.

7:30 - 8:15 take a day-boat to the dive sites (different sites from day 4).Choice of site depends on prevailing weather conditions on the day.

8:15 - 9:05 do the first dive

9:05 - 10:00 have a coffee break on board while transferring to another dive site

10:00 - 10:55 do the second dive.

10:55 - 11:30 get back to the hotel.

At leisure for the rest of the day

DAY 6: PHU QUOC (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

After breakfast, take a short trip to discover the island (48 kms long covering an area of 1320 sq kms). Relax on the island in the fantastic sights. Most islanders here live on fishing and making a special high quality fish sauce, the tour visit and learn the process how people make fish sauce.

Back to hotel, have lunch and at leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 7: PHU QUOC / HO CHI MINH CITY / NHA TRANG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Check out hotel and get a transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi minh city. Upon arrival at the airport then take a connecting flight to Nha Trang.

Arrival at Cam Ranh airport, picked up and transferred to hotel for check-in. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, take half day trip to visit Oceanographic Institute founded in 1923, it has an aquarium and tanks are home to diverse live specimens of local marine life, including seahorses. The Cham towers of Ponagar were build in between 8th and 12th century, used for Hindu worship in early times, and recently is used for worship to Goddess of the City.

Back to the hotel, at leisure and briefing for next diving tour.

DAY 8: NHA TRANG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Nha Trang, the ecological reserve, is also one of the most beautiful bay of the world which is classified by UNESCO. Enjoy and see the beauty beneath the surface: large and vibrant hard and soft coral, more than 100 soft coral with different colors. The diversity of fish: moray eel, lion fish, octopus, ghost pipe fish, sea-horse, especially there are a lot of different sorts of nudibranchs

7:00 - 7:15: pick up and transfer to the habour after breakfast.

7:15 - 9:15: take a day boat to Hon Cha La, one of the dive site. Or the crack or the fisherman house

9:15 - 10:15: do the 1st dive.

10:15 - 11:00: have a coffee break on board while transferring to Pyramid Island

11:00 - 12:00: make the 2nd dive in the day

12:00 - 13:30: have a lunch break on board while transferring to Hon Mun, the famous marine park with the beautiful coral reef.

13:30 - 14:30: Do the 3rd dive ( one of the dive site of Hon Mun, depends on the weather and wind condition).

14:30 - 15:30: on board and back to land. Pick up by bus and get back to the hotel and at leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 9: NHA TRANG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

7:00 - 7:15: pick up and transfer to the habour after breakfast.

7:15 - 9:00: take a day boat to Diamond island. Drop off from surface to over 40meters

9:00 - 10:00: do the 1st dive.

10:00 - 11:00: have a coffee break on board while transferring to Hon Mun (we will choose two different dive sites than the day 6)

11:00 - 12:00: make the 2nd dive in the day.

12:00 - 13:30: have a lunch break on board while changing dive site.

13:30 - 14:30: do the 3rd dive

14:30 - 15:30: on board and back to land. Pick up by minibus and get back to the hotel.

15:30 - 17:00: At leisure for shopping in Dam Market.

18:00: Have dinner in the local restaurant, then transfer back to the hotel and at leisure

DAY 10: NHA TRANG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

7:00 - 7:15: pick up and transfer to the habour.

7:15 - 8:00: take a day boat to Hon Mun island. Choose other 3 dive sites which are different from 2 previous days, among these following dive sites: Moray Beach, Coral Garden, Fisherman bay, Small wall, Madonna rock, Mama Hanh beach. (Choice of site depends on prevailing weather conditions on the day, and the experience levels of the divers.)

8:15 - 9:15: do the 1st dive.

9:15 - 10:00: have a coffee break on board while transferring to another chosen dive site

10:00 - 11:00: make the 2nd dive in the day.

11:00 - 12:30: have a lunch break on board while transferring the next chosen dive site

12:30 - 13:30: do the 3rd dive in the day.

13:30 - 14:30: on board and back to land. Pick up by car and have lunch in local restaurant. Then get back to the hotel to collect the luggage and transfer to Van Phong bay (it belongs to Van Ninh province, 60km off Nha Trang).

Arrive at the habour, take the boat to Hon Ong Island, check in to resort with bungalows. The bungalows are all made of wood. Don't expect TV sets or air-conditioning room, but do expect many activities in the water such as: snorkeling, scuba diving will do in the next day

Day 11: NHA TRANG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

7:30 - 8:15: take the boat to the dive sites after breakfast.

The oceanography is still in wild condition, it is geen exploited yet. So, it remains the beauty of nature.

8:15 - 9:15: do the first dive

9:15 - 10:00: have a coffee break on board while transferring to another chosen dive site.

10:00 - 11:00: do the second dive in the day.

11:00 - 11:45: have a coffee break on board while transferring to another dive site.

11:45 - 12:45: third dive in the day is made.

12:45 - 13:45: back to the resort.

13:45 : lunch's on the island. At leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 12: NHA TRANG / HO CHI MINH CITY (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

After lunch, leave Hon Ong by boat, transfer to land, pick up by minibus and go straight ahead to Cam Ranh airport for Ho Chi Minh City.

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh, check in hotel. Enjoy Dinner in local restaurant.

DAY 13: HO CHI MINH - DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST/ -/ -/ GUIDE)

At leisure for shopping until transfer for departure.