17 Days/16 Nights
Tour starts from:
Tour ends in:
Saigon (Hochiminh city)
Day 1: Arrive Ha Noi
Arrive in Hanoi. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome drink
and tour briefing. In the evening, we enjoy the water puppet show, a traditional
art form, dating from the 11th century. Welcome dinner at the local restaurant.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Ha Noi City Tour (B,L)
Spending a full day in Vietnam's capital, we take time to visit Ba Dinh
square, where we have the opportunity to see Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and former
residence. With its history of nearly 1000 years, Hanoi offers us many
interesting sights such as the beautiful One Pillar Pagoda, the impressive
Temple of Literature (Vietnam first University was founded in 1076) and the
intriguing old quarter with its age-old traditional crafts and wares. Overnight
Day 3: Ha Noi - Ha Long
Our trip cannot be considered complete without visiting Halong Bay, one
of the world's wonders and probably the most stunning scenery in Vietnam.
Arriving in Halong, we board our special boat cruise on the emerald waters
dotted with thousands of islands and islets of this limestone archipelago.
Overnight in Halong on cruise junk
Day 4 : Ha long - Ha noi ( B )
Wake up with sunrise! 7 am, we enjoin snack( cookies, tea and
coffee ), Visit man's head island, Tortoise island, Toad island, Bai tho
9h.30 : Check out
9h.45 : Buffet Brunch on junk. Back to Ha Long wharf. Coach trip back to Ha Noi
. Dinner on guests account.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi- Hue.
We take an early flight to Hue. Transfer to the hotel for check in. In
the afternoon is our city tour around Hue. Cruise on the Perfume river to visit
the famous site of the Thien Mu pagoda
then walk up to visit the Tu Duc tomb and stroll to the outskirts of Hue for
stunning views and friendly locals.
Back to our hotel and relax.
Overnight in Hue
Day 6: DMZ.
A short ride takes us through the former D.M.Z. (Demilitarized Zone)
toward the Vinh MocTunnels.
Local villagers built these tunnels to escape the aerial bombing during the
1960's and were the birthplace of some 30 children.
This afternoon we visit the site of one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam
War - the infamous Marine base of Khe Sanh. Situated on a raised plateau and
surrounded by mountains, this former airfield is still littered with shrapnel
and craters some 30 years on. Along the way we pass by Doc Mieu firebase and
remote hill tribe villages where the lifestyle has changed little since the end
of the war. Our expert local guide will describe the battles that took place in
these areas, remnants of which can be viewed along the way.
Overnight in Hue
Day 7: Hanoi -
AM: Early flight to Hue. Hotel check-in then proceed to visit Imperial
Citadel.PM: After lunch visit to Tu Duc and Khai Dinh King’s Tombs.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Danang-Hoi An (B)
After breakfast in hotel, we take car ride over cozy Hai Van pass to Danang,
stop to visit Cham religion museum. On arrival to Hoi An- an ancient town ,
check in hotel, Lunch in Hoian. Afternoon touring Hoi An ancient town: Visit
Japanese bridge, Old Houses, Chinese Temples.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An. (B)
Morning tour to visit local market and boat trip on Thu Bon River to visit
handicraft villages. Back to hotel and you will be free at leisure on the beach
or wandering around the town for the rest of day.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10: Hoi An - Nha Trang. (B)
Morning at leisure, Pm: After lunch transfer to airport for short flight
to Nhatrang. Arrival in Nhatrang for hotel check-in. Dinner in Thuy Duong
restaurant nearby Nha Trang beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 11: Nha Trang .(B)
AM: Travel on boat to view some beautiful islands and discover Hontam island by
yourself. Sea bathing and lunch on the island. PM: Return to Nhatrang to visit
Ponagar Tower and Longson Pagoda. Dinner by your own tonight.
Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 12: Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh City.
Early flight to Ho Chi Minh City.Hotel check-in. Half day city tour to
visit History Museum, Giac Lam Pagoda, Lacquer Workshop and Thien Hau Pagoda in
Chinatown. Overnight in HCM city .
13: Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long- Cantho . (Mekong delta).
This morning we set off for a drive through the Mekong Delta to
the town of Cai Be, well-known for it's floating market. Here we will board our
private boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals to Vinh Long.
We will stop at the home of a Bonsai gardener for a sumptuous Delta lunch,
including the popular dish of 'Elephant ear fish', before continuing our
exploration of the tributaries and canals of the delta. Towards the end of the
day we arrive in Cantho where we stay in hotel in Can Tho.
Cantho - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Rising early to the sounds of the Delta coming to
life for another day, we breakfast and start our trip with a boat cruise on
sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Cairang
and Phongdien floating markets. There will be hundreds of boats loaded with
fruits, vegetables and fish jostling for trade. Sellers advertisers their wares
by crying out across the waters. We visit the lush orchards and are treated to a
delicious tropical fruits. . Afternoon drive to Ho Chi Minh city.
Day15: Ho Chi Minh City- Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh City
AM: After breakfast travel to visit Cuchi tunnels - the underground village.PM:
Return to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch then a half day free for shopping or at
leisure. Farewell dinner with your tour guide. Overnight in HCM city
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh at leisure
Free time for shopping
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh - departure .
3 – 4
5 - 8
( Seasonal price are applied &
confirmed on your booking ! )
List of Accommodation:
Tan Hai Long 3
Tan My Dinh
Duxton hotel Hotel
|Palm garden Resort
||Nam hai 1 hotel
||Sofitel Plaza Hotel
||Hanoi Halong hotel
*( Note: We can change similar
hotels -upon to you)
Tour price includes :
- A/c private van for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
- English speaking tour guide.
- Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta, Hue.
- Share cruise junk in Halong bay.
- All entrance fees.
- Hotel accommodation based on Twin or Double share.
- Meals as indicated in the tour program : B = Breakfast; L = Lunch;
Tour price excludes :
- International flight to/from Vietnam.
- Domestic flights :
Hanoi-Hue// Danang- Nha Trang- Hochiminh (
Economic class ).
- Travel insurance;
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program.
- Laundry & telephone fee at hotels.
- Vietnamese Entry visa.
- services not mentioned in the itinerary.
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