BEAUTY OF VIETNAM

DAY1: ARRIVAL IN HANOI  (B)

Arrive in Hanoi, transfer to the hotel. Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some of Asia’s most striking colonial architecture, many peaceful lakes, parks and oriental temples making for a relaxing atmosphere. Take a short sightseeing tour by cyclo through the bustling old quarter streets.

Overnight in Hanoi.

 

DAY2 : HA NOI            – FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING (B)

Today we visit the Vietnam’s thousand-year-old capital city including Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum (close on Monday & Friday),  Presidential Palace, One Pillar pagoda, West Lake, Tran Vu Pagoda, Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple and Temple of Literature.

Overnight in Hanoi.

 

DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG – HANOI (B,L)

Early morning drive 160 km East Hanoi to Halong, sightseeing on route. Arrive in Halong and board a junk for a 4-hour cruise. Discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. “Dragon descending to the sea“ as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 3,000 limestone islets rising from the clear emerald water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes such as Thien Cung and Dau Go. Seafood lunch on board.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

DAY4: HANOI – DA NANG – HUE ( B)

Breakfast at hotel

Morning transfer to the airport for flight to Danang. Arrive in Danang, pick up and transfer to Hue, enjoy sightseeing on route.

Overnight in Hue

 

DAY5 : HUE – SIGHTSEEING (B)

Enjoy a morning cruise on the romantic Perfume River to visit Hue’s oldest and most revered site Thien Mu Pagoda, then the Mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang. In the afternoon, visit the Imperial Citadel, the Purple Forbidden City, the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the bustling Dong Ba market.

Overnight in Hue.

 

DAY6: HUE –  HO CHI MINH (B)

Morning fly to Ho Chi Minh city, the biggest industrial and commercial city of Vietnam. Visit the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Saigon’s China Town, Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay wholesale market.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

 

DAY7: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI – HO CHI MINH (B)

Excursion to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels (60 km), visit the incredible underground tunnel network of over 200 kilometers hand-constructed by Vietnam Communist guerrillas, virtually underneath the U.S. bases, to stage surprise attacks.

Return to Ho Chi Minh city and free for leisure

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

 

DAY8: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA (B)

Travel by road into the Mekong Delta (125 km), stopping in the town of Cai Be, well-known for its floating market. We start boating to Cai Be Floating Market for first – hand experience of various commercial activities such exchanging goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels.

Landing on the small villages to contemplate panoramic views and fresh fruits; we keep cruising to Vinh Long Province via small canals to enjoy the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta. We also pay a visit to some hand – made family business products such as the coconut candy mill and the crispy rice popcorn. We continue visiting Binh Hoa Phuoc village known as the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can pamper yourself in incredible nature. Return to Ho Chi Minh city.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

 

DAY9: HO CHI MINH DEPART (B)

Free at leisure until transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure flight.

 

Inclusive of: Non-inclusive of:
  • All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation in twin sharing room
  • Domestic flights
  • Breakfasts, 1 lunch on boat in Ha Long
  • English speaking tour guide,
  • Entrance fees,
  • Boat trips in Ha Long, Hue, Vinh Long.
  • Fruit in Vinh Long
  • 1 FOC for group of 15 paying pax up, base on twin sharing room, for land cost only
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • International
  • Drinks
  • Other meals
  • Single room
  • Travel insurance
  • Tip
  • Personal expenses
  • Any optional tours or activities during free time

 

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