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#21
LaCenter, Wa
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Joined Jul 2016
Originally posted by Go-Bucks!
Enjoyed the videos and website, but no mention of cost....we would like the Saigon City tour, the Mekong Delta tour and the one in Da Nang. Does anyone know the approximate cost for them? Is there an extra charge for the trishaw ride?
Just send Xuan an email with your tour requests and he will quote you an amount. Because we didn't do the Cu Chu tunnels, he deducted some from his original quote as the driving was not as long. He's very fair and while I was surprised at the quoted tour costs for all the Vietnam tours we did, we wouldn't have changed anything and they were worth + more.

We used Andy Tran Tours for Da Nang / Hoi An. We only stopped for a few minutes in Da Nang at China Beach and the Dragon Bridge, and went into Hoi An. Absolutely loved Hoi An. Quaint small village with so much to see. Andy's tour was awesome as well and we were very happy.
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#22
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Originally posted by Tbird58
Just send Xuan an email with your tour requests and he will quote you an amount.
I would prefer to have a general idea of the cost before starting any emailing.

Anyone else who's used this tour company have a price you paid for any of the Saigon City, Mekong Delta or Da Nang tours? Much appreciate your help.
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#23
Sarasota, FL
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Joined Apr 2017
Originally posted by Tbird58
Xuan is very busy with his tour business, since he is the only one. I would definitely book him now. You pay the day of the tour. I promise you will not be disappointed in whatever tour you decide on. He adapted the tour for our needs and we were thrilled. We want to go back! Have a wonderful day with Xuan.

Thanks so much for the tip! He is available for the day and a half we are there, so we have booked the Mekong Delta and Cai Be tour the first day. Then highlights of Saigon for half day on our second day there .
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#24
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Joined Aug 2015
Originally posted by Go-Bucks!
Enjoyed the videos and website, but no mention of cost....we would like the Saigon City tour, the Mekong Delta tour and the one in Da Nang. Does anyone know the approximate cost for them? Is there an extra charge for the trishaw ride?
Just email and he will tell you. Last week our ship was in HCMC for 2 days. Day 1 was the Mekong, Day 2 was the City. All up it was $800 for 4. We could have stayed in the city for the night and it would have been cheaper but I was so confused with VISA’s that he dropped us off at the port.

The Mekong is about 2.5hrs from Phy My Port, keep that in mind as it is a full day. We were gone 12hours.

The trishaw ride was included. Lunch was not.

Hope that helps
#25
Jupiter/Sebring FL
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Does anyone know if it's better to take an organized tour for the day or go DIY (and see just as much) in Ho Chi Minh City? Is the city easily navigable?
We have both options on the table.
#26
New Orleans
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Joined Aug 2003
You should absolutely do a private tour with Xuan.

If you tried to do it on your own you would never see all the fabulous places he will take you to.

Also having a great guide like Xuan explaining the history and learning about each place you visit will make the day so special and interesting.

He also has a driver who will be waiting to take you to the next site to visit.

If you read all the reviews of Xuan everyone says it was the best tour and day of all their Asian cruise stops.