- Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels
- Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
- Departure: Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels
- From: $735
|Day 1||Hanoi Arrival – Hanoi City Tour||N/A|
|Day 2||Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc||B/L|
|Day 3||Hanoi – Halong – Overnight On Cruise (B/L/D) – Shuttle Bus:||B/L/D|
|Day 4||Halong Bay – Hanoi (Br) – Shutlle Bus||B/L|
|Day 5||Hanoi – Saigon/Hcm– City Tour:||B/L|
|Day 6||Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Free Afternoon||B/L|
|Day 7||Sai Gon - Departure||B|
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. 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 visit 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.
Please note: the standard check in time is 14:00 – 15:00pm. Early check in is not included and subject to Hotel availability
Night activities suggestion: enjoy local beer at ta hien streets, experience the ambience of sleepless street with life music, the young people of hanoi and also foreign tourists. Hundreds of bars and pubs in the old Quarter are also at your disposal or just simple spend your time at shopping malls or various boutique shops.
Have breakfast at hotel. A 90km driving south of hanoi will lead you to ninh binh, the site of the one capital City of ancient vietnam before hanoi took its leading role in 11th century. The area is featured by lots of Well-known sceneries, which include tam coc caves and hoa lu ancient capital with the old temples Dedicated to king dinh & king le reigned in 10th century. The visit in ninh binh starts by a boat trip in TAM COC where spectacular limestone karsts jut out from the green paddy fields reminding about guilin (china) And Halong bay of Vietnam, which gives this scenery the name “halong-bay-on-land”. Enjoy Lunch at local restaurant
Further discovery in NINH BINH will be continued by visiting bich dong pagoda. Afternoon drive back hanoi, On the way, stop to visit hoa lu, the site that used to be the kings’ palace in 10th century and now famous For the wooden relieves of the shady dinh and le temples. Late afternoon back to hanoi.
Breakfast at hotel then check out. At 9 am, head East for 3 hours driving to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994 and 2006. The road will pass by the Red River delta with green paddyfields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling. Upon arrival in Halong, check in the overnight cruise come again.
Discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch on board, we can visit the Grottos, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating houses and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the cruise; enjoy cooking demonstration before having dinner. Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure.
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. Check in hotel and enjoy your time at leisure.
Breakfast at hotel then check out. Transfer to the airport to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, also called as Saigon, the most dynamic city in Vietnam. Upon arrival you will be 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 are 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. Late afternoon, visit Ben Thanh market, a symbol of Saigon. Have shopping time there.
Breakfast at hotel 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. After lunch (own cost), return to Saigon. Afternoon is your free time at leisure or own sightseeing/shopping around the town
Breakfast at the hotel Time at leisure until check out time and transfer to the airport for the departure flight back to your onward destination