Vietnam Discovery

Vrijwilligerswerk – Reizen – Culture

Vietnam Discovery

15 dagen/14 nachten

Waardevolle Vrijwilligerswerk Projecten.
Unieke Culturele Ervaringen.
Avontuurlijke reizen.

De Vietnam Discovery is een vrijwilligersreis van 2 weken die je unieke reis-, culturele en vrijwilligerservaringen biedt, waarbij je jezelf onderdompelt in gemeenschapsprojecten en deelneemt aan fantastische reizen, terwijl je ondersteuning van topkwaliteit krijgt tijdens je verblijf in Vietnam.

Doe mee met deze vrijwilligersreis door Vietnam en dompel jezelf onder in de lokale cultuur, ontmoet de vriendelijke lokale mensen, ontdek en geef terug aan de lokale gemeenschap door vrijwilligerswerk te doen.

Deze verantwoorde reis is ontworpen en gemaakt om u inzicht te geven in de lokale geschiedenis, de mensen en de flora en fauna. Je komt meer te weten over de lokale gebruiken en tradities, bezoekt prachtige bezienswaardigheden en doet waardevolle activiteiten, een perfecte manier om het echte Vietnam te ontdekken!

Startdata 2022:
18 december
Startdata 2023:
1 januari, 15 januari, 5 februari 2023, 19 februari, 5 maart, 19 maart, 2 april, 16 april, 7 mei, 21 mei, 4 juni, 18 juni 2023, 2 juli, 16 juli, 6 augustus, 20 augustus, 3 september, 17 september, 1 oktober, 15 oktober, 5 november, 19 november, 3 december, 17 december

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Plaats

Het programma vindt plaats in en rond Ho Chi Minh City. Dit is een geweldige en opwindende stad om tijd door te brengen. Bovendien zijn er tal van geweldige uitstapjes naar prachtige plekken in Ho Chi Minh-stad.

Aankomst

U wordt bij aankomst op zondag opgewacht in Ho Chi Minh-stad. Je wordt opgehaald door het lokale team en naar je accommodatie gebracht om de andere internationale deelnemers te ontmoeten. We zullen u de volledige aankomst- en contactgegevens verstrekken wanneer u uw programma boekt.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

De accommodatie is in gedeelde kamers met andere deelnemers. Gedurende de hele reis wordt u ondergebracht in gedeelde kamers voor één geslacht.

Uw maaltijden zijn inbegrepen tijdens uw programma volgens het reisschema.

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Vietnam Discovery Itinerary

Day 1 (Sunday): Arrival and Airport Pick Up

On Sunday you will be picked up from Ho Chi Minh International airport and taken to your accommodation.
Time to get settled in the accommodation and rest from your journey.

Full arrival details will be provided upon booking, do not book your flight until you receive this.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 (Monday): Orientation & Introduction Day

Today is your day to get to know your local coordinator who will introduce you to the do’s and don’ts, local culture, and your program.

Morning
We start off with breakfast, followed by meeting with your coordinator and the other participants.
During the orientation you will learn the Do & Don’t in Vietnam and an introduction to the culture.
After this, we will be walking around Ho Chi Minh City, showing you the area, and getting you familiar with it.

Afternoon
After lunch, there is a Vietnamese language & culture class. Start speaking some Vietnamese and get to know the local culture!
We finish the day with dinner at the local market.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 3-4 (Tuesday/Wednesday): Volunteering

On Tuesday and Wednesday, you will do your volunteering, a great way to help the local people and immerse yourself in the local culture!

You have a choice of 3 projects: Kindergarten, Soup Kitchen, or Disabled Children Home.

Kindergarten
You will volunteer in a kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh. At the kindergarten, you will play games with the children, sing songs with them and teach them basic English. You will be placed at a well-organized kindergarten, where the children are 3-6-year-old children in this kindergarten, and you will assist the local staff with daily tasks such as feeding the kids, playing with them, and giving them attention.

Soup Kitchen
Join as a volunteer in a soup kitchen in Vietnam, and help with food preparation, serving the food, and cleaning up at a soup kitchen in Ho Chi Minh City, that is providing low-cost healthy meals to poor people that need help. The soup kitchen is an NGO that works with local and international volunteers to provide low-cost meals on a daily basis.

Disable Children Home
Work as a volunteer in a special children project afflicted with mental and physical disabilities at this city’s local hospital. The childcare home cares for Vietnamese children with different disabilities. In this project you will be taking care of the children by comforting them, playing games with them, and socializing with them.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 5 (Thursday): Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Today is the time to discover Ho Chi Minh City!

Morning
After breakfast, we visit the War Remnants Museum, Independent palace, Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and the stunning Centre Post Office

Afternoon
After our lunch at a local restaurant, it is time for some more sightseeing!
We visit the Jade Temple, the famous Walking street, Ben Thanh Market, and exciting Saigon Square.

As if this wasn’t enough, we finish the day with a Food Tour in Ho Chi Minh City!
Enjoy some delicious Vietnamese cuisine, such as Bánh xèo (Vietnamese pancake), Bánh mì (Vietnamese bread), and sweet soup. Yummy!

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 6 (Friday): Visiting the beach town of Vung Tau

Today we visit the wonderful seaside town of Vung Tau, located 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City. A day of exploring and fun!

Morning
After breakfast, we head over to Vung Tau beach, which takes about 2,5 hours from Ho Chi Minh City.
In Vung Tau, we will be enjoying the beach, and then we will be hiking up to the Jesus statue and Tam Thang Temple.

Afternoon
After lunch at a local restaurant, we are going on a hike up to the lighthouse for some amazing views!
Then we say goodbye to Vung Tau and get ready to go to Lagi Phan Thiet, for some more amazing views and beaches along the coast.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 7-8 (Saturday & Sunday): Volunteer Teaching

On Saturday & Sunday, you will be doing volunteer teaching in Lagi!

Enjoy informal classes with students, where you will help them with conversational English, at an English center, close to the local beach. The locals live mainly by fishing, and the students have no chance to practice English speaking and listening skills, as there are no foreigners around. The students can have time to practice with you, which they will like so much!

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 9 (Monday): Ta Cu Mountain

After breakfast, there is an exciting trip to Ta Cu Mountain.

Ta Cu Mountain has some spectacular views and is most famous for the statue of the reclining Gautama Buddha, this beautiful statue is 49 meters in length and is the largest reclining Buddha in Southeast Asia.
Click here for more info.

After lunch, we travel to Mui Ne, where we will explore the famous White Dunes tomorrow!

Meals: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 10: (Tuesday): White Dunes

Today is an amazing experience, where we explore the famous White Dunes

We leave early at 4:30 am, to go to the White Sand Dunes, so we can see the spectacular sunrise!
Click here for more info.

Now we are all hungry, so time for breakfast!
After breakfast, we go and visit the Fairy Stream in Mui Ne.
Click here for more info.

After lunch, it is time to depart to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 11: (Wednesday): Mekong Delta Tour

Today is the Mekong Delta Tour!

After breakfast, we depart to Ben Tre, which takes about 2 hours. There we will be visiting the Islands (Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, Turtle), and making a stop at the famous Unicorn Island.
We will also be visiting a bee farm, where we can enjoy some honey wine, rice wine, and banana wine!

After lunch, we go walking in the village, and we visit a handmade coconut candy workshop.
Then there is a Cooking class on Vietnamese cuisine with locals

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 12: (Thursday): Floating Market

Time for a visit to the Floating Market!

After breakfast, we will be cruising on a local boat to visit the floating market, a great experience!

After this we will be visiting a rice husking mill and rice noodles-making shop

Then it is time to depart to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 13: (Friday): Cu Chi Tunnels

Today we are going to the world-famous Cu Chi Tunnels!

After breakfast, we depart for our visit to the Cao Dai Temple. This temple combines Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Catholicism, and Vietnam spiritualism.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, where we explore the maze of tunnels.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 14: (Saturday): Day Off

Today is a well-deserved day off. You can relax, chill out, and do some last-minute sightseeing and shopping before your departure tomorrow.

Meals: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 15: (Sunday): Departure

Sunday is the departure time.

Thanks for joining and hope you had an amazing experience!

Meals: Breakfast

* This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions, and unforeseen circumstances

Prijs

1495 Euro

Nu is er een 5% KORTING dus boek nu!

Wat is inbegrepen:
Het reisschema zoals hierboven vermeld
Accommodatie (gedeelde kamer)
Maaltijden volgens het reisschema
Vervoer volgens reisschema
24/7 ondersteuning in het land
Ondersteuning vóór vertrek
Ophaalservice vanaf de luchthaven

Niet inbegrepen:
Er wordt 5% internationale bankkosten in rekening gebracht.
Visa, vluchten, reisverzekering, vaccinaties, criminele antecedentenonderzoek, Covid-tests (indien nodig), elke dag vervoer naar je vrijwilligersproject en terug naar de accommodatie.

Vereisten om mee te doen:
Deelnemers moeten minimaal 18 jaar oud zijn
Deelnemers onder de 16 jaar moeten worden vergezeld door een ouder
Deelnemers van 16-17 jaar hebben toestemming van hun ouders nodig
Deelnemers zijn verplicht om een ​​criminele antecedentenonderzoek te doen
Deelnemers moeten een vrijwillige reisverzekering hebben
Het is mogelijk dat deelnemers voor vertrek een Covid-test moeten laten doen (we zullen u hiervan op de hoogte stellen)

Reserveer je plaats in 3 stappen:
1. Vul het aanvraagformulier in (klik hieronder) en we laten je binnen 24 uur weten of je wordt geaccepteerd.
2. Na acceptatie betaal je je aanbetaling (200 Euro) om je plaats in het programma te reserveren.
3. Je betaalt het resterende bedrag van je opleiding, minus de borg die je al hebt betaald, zes weken voor de startdatum van je opleiding.