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.

Tour Saigon, Vietnam by motorbike

One-day itinerary: Saigon Culture and Culinary Experience by Motorbike

Country: Vietnam

1 Day

Saigon is a vibrant and bustling city. Relax as you sit behind your trusty motorbike driver for a journey where you can combine some of the classic historical highlights the city has to offer (Reunification Palace, museums, pagodas, Cho Lon, etc.) with getting a real insight into local life behind the main streets.

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Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam

One-day itinerary: Cu Chi Tunnels and Dinner with a Veteran

Country: Vietnam

1 Day

Take an excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Here you will learn about, and be given the opportunity to descend into, the tunnels where the guerilla fighters constructed an amazing underground base and village network during the French Resistance and the Vietnam War.

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Caving in Vietnam

Backstage Pass to Vietnam Tour

Country: Vietnam

16 Days | $6,910

Journeys Within Founder and CEO, Andrea Ross, recently returned from an inspection tour of Vietnam inspired to create a new itinerary that offers special access to Vietnam’s best sights and experiences with luxurious accommodations along the way. The new 16-day “Backstage Pass to Vietnam” tour begins in Saigon, exploring the cultural and culinary heritage of the city. Clients will continue their exploration of southern Vietnam with a trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels, where guerilla fighters constructed an amazing underground …

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