Caravelle Hotel Bar

One-day itinerary: Backstage Pass to Saigon Culture and History

Country: Vietnam

1 Day

Take in two of Saigon’s iconic buildings with behind-the-scenes tours of the incredible AO Show at the old Saigon Opera House followed by a historical tour of the Caravelle Hotel where correspondents from NBC, CBS, ABC and many other foreign news organizations were based during the Vietnam War.

Your special evening will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the lobby of the Caravelle Hotel in Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City. The Caravelle’s General Manager Carl will be there to meet you and he will escort you across the road to the historic Saigon Opera House and introduce you to the AO Show organizer, who will give you a 15 minute exclusive pre-show tour of this historical building which is more than 115 year old.

Enjoy a drink in the WOW lounge before settling into your seats for the AO Show – a contemporary acrobatic and theatrical dance show which starts at 6 p.m. Let the traditions and culture of Vietnam captivate you as the story plays out. After the show you will have the opportunity to meet the performers and take photos with them in the Opera House Lobby.

Walk across to the Moët & Chandon Champagne Corner at the Caravelle Hotel and enjoy a glass of champagne and live lounge music with Carl, who will discuss the AO Show experience with you. Take a short history tour of the hotel with him, including the famous Saigon Saigon Bar, finishing in the Reflections Restaurant.

Between 8 and 8:30 p.m., Carl will say good night and direct you to the Restaurant Manager who will seat you for your dinner at Reflections.

Tet festivities

Embracing Tet: A Tour Through Vietnamese New Year

Country: Vietnam

13 Days

With the Vietnamese Tet holiday typically falling during February, if you choose to embrace the madness that ensues, there is no better way to get immersed in the festivities than this 13-day Tet holiday tour.

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Remembering the Vietnam War tour

Country: Vietnam

10 Days | $2,800

We’ve always been huge fans of Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s documentaries. And given that the latest one – “The Vietnam War” – hits so close to home, we’re especially excited to see how this conflict is portrayed. Click here to watch the extended trailer for the mini-series. We’re also excited to be partnering with KNPB – our local PBS station in Reno, Nevada – to offer this special 10-day Vietnam tour for two which will take travelers through many of the …

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Halong Bay boat tour in Vietnam

Classic Vietnam Tour

Country: Vietnam

11 Days | $2,950

This 10-day tour takes you down the length of Vietnam seeing the highlights as you go. From Hanoi with it’s busy streets and unique Old Quarter to Central Vietnam with historical Hue, well known Danang and charming Hoi An to the South with fascinating Saigon. Vietnam is truly an amazing country with so much to see and do, and with this 10-day tour you’ll see the highlights as well as some of the more out of the way places.

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