BEST OF VIETNAM

BEST OF VIETNAM

Vietnam

 10days 9 nights

  • Time 10days 9 nights
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  • Discover Vietnam’s culture
  • Learn the history of Vietnam throughout 4000 years
  • Explore the beauty, history of Vietnam especially the World UNESCO Heritage Site of Halong bay, Hue citadel and Hoi An tranquil old town.
  • Enjoy cruise trip on the wonder Halong bay
  • Discover the vibrant, lively, and colorful Mekong Delta

ITINERARY

Vietnam   -  10days 9 nights

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Upon arrival, a local guide with your private driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Note: Normal check in time for hotels is 14:00

Overnight in Hanoi.

Distances and journey time: Noi Bai Airport to your chosen hotel in Hanoi (35km): 60mins.

DAY 2: HANOI CITY TOUR – WATER PUPET SHOW b, l

Depart hotel for a walking tour to explore the famous Old Quarter, then Vietnam’s first university - the Temple of Literature, and the Museum of Ethnology. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant with authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

In the evening, you will enjoy a traditional water puppet show, an art form which was invented a thousand years ago by the farmers of the Red River Delta area and then elevated to royal entertainment under the Ly and Tran dynasties.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 3: HANOI – HA LONG b, l, d

In the morning, leave Hanoi for Halong Bay, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site with its 3,000 islands of towering limestone dotting the bay and Gulf of Tonkin.

Arrive at noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After a welcome onboard, lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay. In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board.

Overnight on Halong Bay.

Distances and journey time: 3h 30minutes

DAY 4: HA LONG – HUE b

Early in the morning and depending on the season, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the aquamarine waters of the bay. Breakfast is served on board (brunch on some boats) while the cruise will tour around the bay until you disembark at the end of the morning.

 Then transfer back to Hanoi for a flight to Hue.

Upon arrival, your guide will transfer to hotel in Hue.

Overnight in Hue

DAY 5: HUE – FULL DAY CITY TOUR b, l

Start the tour at the Imperial Citadel of Hue where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 then continue to the Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue’s best-preserved religious monument. Have lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will be driven to the countryside to visit the Tomb of Tu Duc. Afterwards, journey on to Khai Dinh’s Tomb, designed in traditional Vietnamese style with a European touch making it unique from the other tombs in Hue.

Before heading back to the hotel, take time to stroll around Dong Ba Market with the guide. The market is another of the must see sites in Hue, with stalls teeming with color and life.

Overnight in Hue

DAY 6: HUE – DA NANG – HOI AN b

Breakfast at the hote. Transfer to Da Nang via the Pass of Ocean Clouds and drop down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co.

 On arrival in Danang, visit the Cham Museum, containing the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world. Continue to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years.

Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 7: HOI AN – HALF DAY WALKING TOUR b, l

Take a walking tour to explore Hoi An town. It was a major Asian trading port in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and its architecture and relaxed lifestyle have changed little over the years.

The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight  in Hoi An

DAY 8: HOI AN – HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNELS b, l

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Da Nang airport for short flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Upon arrival, meet your guide and driver for transfer to Cu Chi tunnels.  A traditional Vietnamese lunch of local specialties will be served before your visit to the tunnels. Return back to Ho Chi Minh city in late afternoon.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 9: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA b, l

In the morning, you will be driven to Cai Be, board on a local boat along Mekong river with visits to family-run companies which make rice pancakes, puffed corn cookies and coconut milk candy. Enjoy lunch with specialties of the Mekong Delta in the ambience of an ancient house. After lunch, get on the cruise for a garden center, sample fruits, wine, traditional music and crossing Co Chien River. In the late afternoon, come back to Saigon.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 10: HO CHI MINH – DEPARTURE b

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

Note: check-out time is 12pm.

Policy & services

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages and a national guide supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

Notes:

  • We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance (covering emergency medical evacuation) for trips to Vietnam.

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