You will visit Hanoi, Halong, Hue, Hoian va Saigon, get to know about the charming Vietnam by the most Vietnamese ones
Travel includes all main tourist attractions of the North, Central and South.
Explore Vietnam’s key sites and get a taste for the rich culture and history. Discover Hanoi’s colonial elegance, the World Heritage Site of Halong Bay, Hue’s Ancient Citadel, Hoian’s tranquility and the modern bustle of Saigon on this 8-day journey that takes you from north to south or vice versa.
EXPERIENCE WORLD CLASS 5 STARS HOTELS
DAY 1: HANOI
Welcome to Hanoi, you will be picked up to the hotel and have one day to go around the bustling but friendly capital.
Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, including HCM’s mausoleum – the final resting place of Vietnamese great father or uncle Ho, president HCM’s stilt house- where he lived on and off from 1958 to 1969, where tourists will learn what he has done for Vietnam and some other countries and learn all kinds of information about president HCM.
The next place to move to is one Pillar Pagoda – a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake. Leave one pillar pagoda for the temple of literature – the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian.
At 12.30, enjoy local lunch, then visiting ethnology museum where you have great chance to know about culture, custom, languages, houses of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam,
The last place of city tour is Hoan Kiem lake (restored sword lake) with Ngoc Son temple. Dinner at the restaurant. After dinner, you have free time to explore the ancient town at night.
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG
Pick up at the hotel. Enjoy the interesting 3.5 hours drive to Halong city. Arrive in Halong city and have Savor a fresh seafood lunch. Then get on the cruise for about 4hrs journey. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung Cave(“Grotto of the Heavenly Palace”), famous for its stalagmites and stalactites. Back to Halong city where your minibus will be waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi. Dinner in Hanoi and you have the second chance to explore Hanoi evening by your own at night before saying goodbye to move to Hue.
DAY 3: HUE
Go around the ancient capital city, visiting the Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of King Tu Duc (a replica of the king’s palace built for the next reincarnation of the king). Have lunch before exploring the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba Market. Then visit Lang Co beach, which is also very beautiful, have a drink. Then the driver will take to through the Haivan Pass, enjoy the spectacular views beforing you are at Hoian. Have a first night at little Hoian.
DAY 4: HOIAN
Have a half day tour walking around the sleepy riverside town, visit Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200-year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. After lunch, take a short boat trip to a nearby island and visit a handicraft village specializing in ceramics. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon and enjoy a free evening at your leisure.
DAY 5: HOIAN – DANANG – SAIGON
Car pick you up to go to Danang international airport. Then flight to Saigon. Enjoy Saigon city tour with the War Remnants Museum, learn about Vietnam’s recent history at Reunification Palace, visit the nearby neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the City’s Centre Post Office before passing by the ornate Opera Theatre and the City Hall. Finally, end up at the Ben Thanh Market, where vendors display a vast array of goods and handicrafts, appealing to every taste. Free time at the evening.
DAY 6: SAIGON- MEKONG DELTA
ou are picked up at hotel between 7:30AM to 8:00AM and start a full day to explore the Mekong Delta. For those with just a short time, this trip provides an overview of this typical Vietnam. On the way you can see the green paddy fields stretching towards the horizon (3 hours drive).
After arrival in Cai Be, we will on board for an exploration of lush vegetations of Mekong Delta and the lively floating market buyers bargaining. Next a rowing boat rides on the maze of shady canals to arrive at a local orchard to visit the daily activities the handicraft villages of local people. Break time for lunch at the fruit garden.
After lunch, take a boat along the Mekong River to Vinh Long – a center of tropical fruit; stop in for a short visit to Vinh Long market. Go across My Thuan suspension bridge and drop by Mekong Rest Stop before going back to Saigon.
DAY 7: FREE TIME
You have free time in the morning to say goodbye to Saigon and Vietnam. Then car will take you to the airport to flight back home.