Victoria offers jungle party, ethnic market tour By Thuy Nguyen in HCMC From now until March 31, groups can experience a special dinner party with a tropical jungle theme at Victoria Chau Doc Hotel’s restaurant, Le Bassac. A wild tropical jungle scene will be set up, special fun costumes will be provided and exclusive jungle dishes will be available for the most audacious guests, such as deep fried crickets and crispy scorpions. The price is US$48 per person for a minimum of 25 people. Guests staying at the Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa can explore the Coc Ly market with a full day tour on Tuesdays and meet several ethnic minorities from surrounding villages such as Flower Hmong, Black Dao and Tay. A peaceful cruise on the Chay River will be followed by a short walk to the minority village of Trung Do and the Bao Nhai Bridge. Following the excursion, guests will be able to soak in a wooden bath infused with Sapa spices. * On March 28, Earth Hour will take place all over the world from 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. (Vietnamese time) and Victoria Hotels will join this stand against global warming. “Vote Earth” is a simple action that every individual can take by switching off their lights for one hour on this day. On this special occasion, some Victoria Hotels will serve candle light dinners in their restaurants or on their beaches. For more information and reservations: [email protected], [email protected], website: www.victoriahotels.asia.