||Hanoi Arrival - Hello Hanoi
||Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Board
||Halong Bay – Hanoi
||Hanoi – Morning Flight to Danang – Hoi an Ancient Town
||Danang – Ba Na Hill – Danang
||Danang – Morning Flight to Saigon/Hcm – City Tour
||Saigon – Mekong Delta – My Tho – Saigon
||Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Free Afternoon
Day 1Hanoi Arrival - Hello Hanoi
Xin Chao Vietnam! Welcome to Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam.
Upon arrival you will be greeted by the local tour guide and transfer to downtown. Check in your hotel (standard time 1400 hrs).
Afternoon, visit Ba Dinh Square – the biggest square in Hanoi where all the biggest cultural, political events of the cities, especially demonstrations, take place. Start our visit at the Complex of Ho Chi Minh including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (from outside only as it closes in the afternoon). Ho Chi Minh’s house-on-stilts fish pond and the One-Pillar Pagoda. Then, the Temple of Literature which is considered as the first
University of Vietnam. Later, we have an overall view of the capital by cyclo in 1 hour, which wanders around the Old Quarter of Hanoi and the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). From here wandering on the narrow streets of the Old Quarter to experience the daily life of the local people Transfer back to your hotel. Rest and overnight at your hotel in Hanoi
Day 2Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Board
Departure for Ha Long Bay is around 8:00 AM in a shared van-Limousine Dcar (about 4 hours) from your hotel. Arrive at the port around noon. Welcomed on board, you are taken to your cabin before the trip briefing. You enjoy a fresh and local Veg lunch while cruising to explore the magic Halong Bay. Stop for a swim and visit the mysterious cave. Relax at our secluded island-beach or explore by kayak. Later you return back to the boat just in time to watch the beautiful sunset from the top deck before enjoying the bay’s freshest seafood dinner.
- Cruise - Swan Cruise or similar in Halong Bay
- Breakfast at the hotel, Local lunch & local dinner on-board
Day 3Halong Bay – Hanoi
You should wake up early to enjoy the dawn on the sea in the early morning. The Vietnamese call the "East Sea" by a point-oriented name "Eastern Sea", so you may guess how miraculous seeing the sunrise over the islets of the Bay. After breakfast our boat will continue to cruise in marvelous areas, where almost each islet has its own name, adopting its shape or reminiscent like Sail Island, Fisherman’s head rock, Butterfly rock or Turtle islet etc. Check out your room and have brunch on board while the cruise coming back the pier. Disembark from the cruise, transfer back to Hanoi by the cruise’s shuttle bus. Check in hotel. Your time at leisure.
Day 4Hanoi – Morning Flight to Danang – Hoi an Ancient Town
Breakfast at hotel then check out. Transfer to the airport with driver only (no guide) to board a flight to Danang. Upon arrival, welcomed by the local tour guide and transfer to check in hotel by the beach (The normal check in time is 14:00-15:00).
Afternoon, transfer to Hoi An Town. You take interesting walk over the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit taciturn Chinese Assembly Halls, enjoy the attractiveness of ancient houses or listen to folk music of Central Vietnam at old club-houses. Later we can stop at shrines or stroll into the market located by Thu Bon river, where you may find the same feelings of the artists, who see the rooftops of Hoi An a magical old world of Oriental feel and source of inspiration. This is also a wonderful town to shop for lanterns, soft silk, raw silk, or get your clothes tailored within a day. Transfer back to Danang.
Accomodation: Flower Garder Hotel 4 Star or similar
Day 5Danang – Ba Na Hill – Danang
Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to Ba Na Hill, one of the most spectacular landscapes of Danang City. You will take a cable car to the summit of mountain (at 1487m of sea level). Start visiting Ba Na Hill with many different attractions: Funicular, Debay ancient wine cellar & Le Jardin D’Amour, Linh Ung pagoda, Thich Ca Buddhist statue, etc.
This afternoon you continue to join activities and games in Fantasy Park. Later walk to the summit of the mountain at the height 1487m – the highest one of Ba Na Mountain, visit Bell Tower, Nghinh Phong tower and Golden Bridge, to take beautiful photos of the mountain and Da Nang city. Late afternoon, taking the cable car back to foothill. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Danang
Please note: Wax Museum, cotton animal game and carnival skill at Fantasy Park is not included
Day 6Danang – Morning Flight to Saigon/Hcm – City Tour
Breakfast at hotel then check out. Transfer to the airport with driver only (no guide) to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, also called as Saigon, the most dynamic city in Vietnam.
Welcome to Saigon (officially known as Ho Chi Minh City) – Vietnam! Upon arrival, welcomed by the local tour guide and transfer to the down town. Check in your hotel (normal check in time is 2pm). Start city tour at the War Remnants Museum, one of the most famous historical attractions in Saigon.
Coming to the War Remnants Museum, you can learn a part of how Vietnamese had struggled and fought for their independence, freedom, and peace of the nation and the locals' perspective of the Vietnam War. The exhibits, such as weapons, documents, and photographs, display in the museum are firm evidence of war crimes in Vietnam and speak for the heroic actions of the former Vietnamese generation. We then visit the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace is the Notre Dame Cathedral (view from outside only), built between 1877 and 1883 and colonial-styled Central Post Office, one of the city’s major landmarks. Later visit Ben Thanh market, a symbol of Saigon. Have shopping time there
Day 7Saigon – Mekong Delta – My Tho – Saigon
Breakfast at hotel and check out. Head to My Tho, the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper, … Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop to visit an island in the area, enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the lush garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Later, embark on other small boats rowed by the local people thru the small canals shadowed by water coconut trees to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee.
In the afternoon, continue to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pogoda in the area with architecture combination of Chinese, Cambodian, and French cultures. Return to Saigon late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon
Hotel : Prague Hotel / Avanti Hotel or similar
Day 8Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Free Afternoon
Morning drive to Cu Chi Tunnels – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. After a short introduction video showing how the tunnels were constructed, you will have a chance to crawl into a short section of the tunnels to feel the oppressive narrowness and heat inside. Return to Saigon. Afternoon is your free time at leisure or own sightseeing/shopping around the town. Overnight in Saigon
Accommodation: Prague or Avanti Boutique Hotel or similar
Day 9Saigon Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Time at leisure until check out time and transfer to the airport with driver only (no guide) for the departure flight back to your sweet home.
Please note: Normal check-out time at hotel is 11:00/12:00. Late check-in is not included.
Price per guest: 950usd/person
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Package price Includes below:
- Private transfers from Airport to hotel and return / English Speaking guide
- Accommodation (with breakfast at mentioned hotels
- Meals (Food only / NO drinks) as mentioned in program
- Domestic flights with 20kg check in baggage allowance
- All Entrance fees for the whole trip as mentioned in itinerary
- Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
- Daily 2 mineral water bottle per day per pax.
- All taxes
- Highly responsive 24x7 supports during the tours.
- High quality personally handpicked local guides at all places that are government approved.
- Courteous chauffeur at your service for the tour.
- Special assistance in ease city for smooth check-ins.
- International flights & departure taxes
- Visa On Arrival guaranteed letter
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Other services not mentioned above