13 Days / 12 Nights
Duration
3-star, 4-star
Hotel
Ho Chi Minh
Departure Place

Travel to Vietnam and trace its mystical eastern coastline, traversing the country from south to north and discovering the many attractions that lie along the way. From the modern chaos of Ho Chi Minh City all the way up to old-world Hanoi, you’ll experience tumultuous history, colonial charm, vibrant colors, delicious food and inspiring scenery on this Vietnam vacation

Summary Of Itinerary
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Day 2: Full Day Mekong Delta Boat Trip Tour
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Tour & Free Go Shopping. Taking Flight To Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 4: Tra Que Village & Making Lantern Tour
Day 5: My Son Sanctuary Half Day Tour
Day 6: Leaving Hoi An To Hue Imperial City
Day 7: Hue City Tour.
Day 8: Paradise Caves 1 Day Tour
Day 9: Depart To Ha Noi Capital
Day 10: Ha Noi Sightseeing Full Day Tour
Day 11: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay
Day 12: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi
Day 13: Ha Noi Departure

Tour Includes
Transportation:
– Air ticket Ho Chi Minh city – Da Nang & Hue – Ha Noi.
– Private car Hoi An – Hue
– All private transfer on the trip.
Accommodation: 11 nights Hotel & 1 night on cruise in Ha Long Bay
Meals inclusive in itinerary:
– Breakfast at hotel
– Lunch in daily group tour
– Dinner in Ha Long trip
Daily group tour follow itinerary (transport, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch):
– Mekong delta 1 day (visit My Tho-Ben Tre village and river, note: Cai Be floating market is very quite and take 3,5 hours/way. We don’t recommend that)
– Cu Chi tunnel half day
– Hoi An making lantern and be a farmer at the plantation
– Hue city with citadel and King tombs
– Thien Duong cave
– Ha Long Bay overnight on cruise

Tour Excludes
– Personal entertainment expensese
– Personal costs: telephone fee, laundry, tip for tour guide
– Meals out of tour (lunch and dinner at freetime)
– Round trip International airfare to Viet Nam.
– Viet Nam Invitation letter or visa.

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Additional information

Type of roomsShared room, Single room, Single traveler

Day 1

Ho Chi Minh Arrival (No Meals)

On arrival Ho Chi Minh City, we will see at the airport and transfer to center for check in hotel. You are free time for leisure.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 2

Full Day Mekong Delta Boat Trip (Meal: B, L)

8.00am depart to My Tho city, 1.5 hours drive.
• A smooth pass the rice fields to the beautiful rural. Start boat on the Tien River to islet. View the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. Walk into the village, visit fruit garden, enjoy the tropical fruit while folk music is performed by the local people.
• The cruise will lead to Ben Tre province, “the country of coconut”, visit coconut candy workshop, bee house, enjoy honey tea and take a picture with snake.
• The amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal – fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s tree.
• Having lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we will freetime for biking, walking.
• 3:00pm Back to Saigon. On the way, we will stop at vinh Trang Pagoda.
• 5:00pm get back to your hotel.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 3

Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels (Meal: B)

8:30am We depart from Ho Chi Minh city to Cu Chi Tunnels for 60km from Ho Chi Minh city. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti – American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was “A Free Target Zone “. The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47? Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!
2:30pm Bus back to Ho Chi Minh city.
Take a rest for a while. Then taking flight from Ho Chi Minh city to Da Nang. We will see at the airport and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town for check in hotel. You are free time for leisure.

Day 4

Tra Que Villagen & Making Lantern Tour (Meal: B, L)

Departure : 8:00am & 1:30pm
Time duration: 4 hours
The tour will begin at your hotel. Our tour guide will great you and provide your bicycle for your trip.
Your day will start at Tra Que vegetable village. You can relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside then stroll along the vegetable villages. As a special treat, you will be involved with digging, sowing, planting, harvesting the vegetables with hundreds of years rudimentary tools of the farmers. You will enjoy the E Water, a speciality of Tra Que vegetable village, you can feel the strong medicinal flavour from many kinds of vegetables. You could will be a fammer with many interseting activities.
Finish your time in Tra Que vegetable village, you will ride your bicycle leisurely passing the rice fields, villages, to come to the art of making lanterns.
– You will visit craftsmen with skillful hands, showing y ou how to create the brightly colored lanterns. Expertly guided you could make yourself a lantern as a gift to your family.
Finish your learning, the tour guide will take you back to your hotel
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5

: My Son Sanctuary Tour (Meal: B, L)

7:30am – 8:30am: Bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel (in Hoi An ancient town area)
8:30am: Leaving Hoi An for My Son Holyland
9:30am: Arriving My Son – the Holyland surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My Son was chosen as a religious center, built in the late 4th century under the Cham’s King Bhadravaman. It is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham.
Spend 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Acient buidings at of the Champa Kingdom with our tour guide
12:00pm: Leaving My Son for Cau Lau boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river. You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air . You will have lunch on the boat before stoping for visitting at Kim Bong Carpentry Village – The traditional work village .
2:30pm: The boat trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station.
In afternoon, free go shopping in Hoi An Town. Then free & easy.

Day 6

Hoi An Ancient Town – Hue Imperial City (Meal: B)

Taking private car to Hue Imperial city (no tour guide). Upon arrival in Danang, visit the Cham Museum, which features a fine collection of openair sandstone carvings. Stop at My Khe Beach, made famous in the American TV series of the same name. It stretches for many miles north and south of the Marble Mountains. The Marble Mountains surrounding the area are five stone hillocks – once islands made of marble – and each is said to represent one of the five elements of the universe. There are many natural caves in which Buddhist sanctuaries have been built over the centuries. Transfer to Hue Imperial city. Check in hotel & overnight in Hue.

Day 7

Hue City Tour (Meal: B, L)

A day in Hue is designed to show you this unexpected side of Hue, once former capital of Vietnam (1802 – 1945) under the reign of the 13 Nguyen Kings.
Let us take you further in depth to the exotic culture, history and architectural works of a high cultural, historic value and the wall city that represents the outstanding demonstration of the power of the vanished Vietnamese feudal empire, including a complex of monuments, tombs and pagodas that attract tourists coming from all over the world.
Let us show you just simple daily lives of local people at market and on the river…
We highly recommend you to the best tour to see other side of Hue, Vietnam
Tour highlights
Morning (8:15am – 12:30pm)
1. Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people
2. Boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda – The oldest pagoda in Hue City
3. Imperial Citadel of Royal Dynasty of Nguyen Family (1802 – 1945)
4. Royal Antiques Museum – A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen dynasty
Lunch at local restaurant (Huế specialities, Western and Asian food)
Afternoon (12:30pm – 4:30pm)
5. Incense stick village
6. Khai Dinh King’s Tomb – a blend of Western and Eastern architecture.
7. Minh Mang King’s Tomb, one is impressed by the majesty and symmetry of the architectural constructions.
8. On the way back to your hotel, we drop in handicraft village in Hue city – Conical hat village
4:00pm – 4:30pm: your day trip is finished.

Day 8

Paradise Cave Tour (Meal: B, L)

6:30am: Car and tour guide will meet you at hotel and depart to Quang Binh. On the way, we stop for seeing La Vang Church where Virgin Maria appeared in 1798. We continue to go sightseeing Hien Luong Bridge, and Ben Hai River (Parallel 17 division from south to north of the country during 20 years from 1954 to 1973).
11:30am: We will have lunch at Phong Nha Restaurant.
12:15pm: We will continue to make a trip to Paradise Cave to explore the charm of Asia’s longest dry and beautiful than the Phong Nha Cave which is recognizing as Natural Wonders of the World with the beautiful of nature given chemical. From the historic Ho Chi Minh Road (former Ho Chi Minh Trail), you will pass on a path through crass forest for about four kilometers, then you climb 519 rocky steps, and you’re in… Heaven, it’s truly a Paradise.
7:30pm: Tour will back to Hue and we will finish Paradise Cave tour.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 9

Depart To Ha Noi Capital (Meal: B)

Check out hotel in Hue. Car will transfer you to the airport, then taking flight to Ha Noi capital.
Arrive Ha Noi capital, we will see at the airport and transfer to center for check in hotel. You are free time for leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10

Hanoi Sightseeing Full Day Tour (Meal: B, L)

Ha Noi – the commercial, political, cultural heart witnessing the grandiose activities of the country. Throughout the thousand year history, marked by destruction, wars and natural calamities, Ha Noi still preserves the Old Quarter and over 600 pagodas and temples. We also find out the diversity of 54 ethnic groups in Viet Nam Ethnology Museum, which is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Viet Nam.
7:30am – 8:30am: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, Ethnology museum.
12:00pm: Have lunch at the restaurant.
1:00pm: Visiting Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple.
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Tour ends at your hotel.
Finish unforgettable full day Hanoi Sightseeing!
Add some options: Enjoy Water Puppet Show from 15.30 to 16.15 or Electric Car or Cyclo around Hanoi’s Old Quarter. (on your on account)
Come back your hotel at 17.00
Note: On Monday and Friday morning, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ethnic museums are closed.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 11

Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (Meal: B, L, D)

(Your hotel – Tuan Chau marina – Halong bay – Lunch– Surprising Cave – Titop Island – Sunset party – Dinner – Onboard night activities)
07.45 – 08.15 approx
– Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up
– Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta
– Get your camera ready to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.
12 – 12.30 approx
– Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing.
– Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind
– Set sail as lunch is served
– Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area.
Afternoon
Arrive at Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named a Surprising.
Heading to Titop island area. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here.
Heading back toward the sleeping area.
Early evening
Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset
An authentic Vietnamese menu is served.
After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…
Accommodation and overnight on boat.

Day 12

Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (Meal: B, L)

(Tai Chi – Breakfast – Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel)
06:30
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.
07:00 – 08:00
Local breakfast is served
08:00
Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn)
Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00
Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.
10:00
You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.
12:00
Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.
Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi.
Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30
17:00 Transfer to the airport. Take the flight to Hue. Transfer from Hue airport to the hotel. Stay over night in Hue.

Day 13

Ha Noi Departure (Meal: B)

Having breakfast at hotel. Freetime for leisure until the car come and transfer to airport.
Take a flight home. See you again.
CLASS SHARED ROOM SINGLE ROOM single traveler
3 STAR 882 USD 1196 USD 1371 USD
4 STAR 1166 USD 1743 USD 1964 USD
Huong river
One Pillar Pagoda
Sword Lake
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Halong Bay
Amazing cave
Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu Pagoda
Minh Mang tomb
Khai Dinh Tomb
Khai Dinh Tomb
Hai Van Pass
Lang Co gulf
Lang Co beach
Hoi An
Hoi An
Hoi An
My Son
My Son
Notre Dame Cathedral
Central Post Office
War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum
Vinh Trang Pagoda
Vinh Trang Pagoda
make coconut candy
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