Vietnam offers visitors awe-inspiring beauty of the country's natural setting: the Red River Delta in the north, the Mekong Delta in the south and almost the entire coastal strip are a patchwork of green rice paddies tended by women in conical hats. There are divine beaches, soaring mountains, some of which are cloaked by dense, misty forests. Vietnam also offers an opportunity to see a country of traditional charm and rare beauty rapidly opening up to the outside world.
Day 1: Hanoi – Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long (B, L, D)
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (B, L)
Day 5: Ha Noi – Da Nang – Ba Na (B, L)
Day 6: Ba Na – Da Nang (B)
Day 7: Da Nang – Fly to Sai Gon (B)
Day 8: Mekong delta excursion (B, L)
Day 9: Sai Gon departure
*** Tour schedule:
DAY 01 : HANOI ARRIVAL
You are welcomed at Noi Bai airport and then transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02 : HANOI CITY TOUR – NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI (B, L)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architectures, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting such as Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda nearby, the Lake of the Restored Sword and Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake with lover street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda.
Take 01 hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter to enjoy the soul and sound of Hanoi.
Back to hotel and overnight to Hanoi.
DAY 03 : HA NOI – HA LONG (B, L, D)
At around 08.00 AM, take a 4-hour drive to Ha Long Bay for the overnight cruise on a deluxe junk. Begin with a seafood lunch and then explore some limestone caves. In the afternoon, you can enjoy a swim or relax in the sun on the top deck or try your hand at some kayaking.
DAY 04 : HA LONG BAY – HA NOI (B, L)
This morning, continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas to either swim or kayak. At around midday, the boat will return to the main harbor before transferring to an awaiting vehicle for the journey back to Hanoi. Overnight in Ha Noi.
DAY 05 : HA NOI – FLY TO DA NANG (B, L)
Take a 1-hour flight to Da Nang in the morning. You are picked up to go Ba Na. On the top of Ba Na, Suoi Mo cable car reaches 2 world records. From the cabin watching Suoi Mo, Toc Tien white foam. You are picked up from here and transfer to a restaurant for lunch and a short rest in a hotel before a journey to Chua mountain – the rooftops of the city. Overnight in Da Nang.
DAY 06 : BA NA – DA NANG (B, L)
You have free time in the morning.
In the afternoon, back to Da Nang for lunch in a local restaurant and check-in a hotel in Da Nang. Freedom to explore Da Nang in the afternoon. Overnight in Da Nang.
DAY 7 : DA NANG – FLY TO SAI GON (B, L)
Transfer to Da Nang airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh.
On arrival, take a drive to Cu Chi tunnels. The tunnels reaching from the southern tip of the Ho Chi Minh trail near the Cambodian border to the Saigon River were a part of an underground network that was built by the Vietcong during the American War. It. You will have the opportunity to creep into a tunnel to experience how the Vietcong lived and fought during this time.
Back to the city center to visit the Reunification Palace, the former palace of President Thieu and his predecessors. Nearby are the Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 8 : MEKONG DELTA ECURSION (B, L)
Leave Ho Chi Minh to lush My Tho, where we cruise on a private boat through the green vegetation of the canals to an orchard, where we are treated to a delicious lunch with tropical fruits in a local restaurant in the heart of the Mekong. We also visit the snake farm Dong Tam that breeds snakes for wine before heading back to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 9: HO CHI MINH – DEPARTURE (B)
Time at your own leisure until transfer to the airport for your flight departure. End of our services.
+ Internal flight ticket (quoted seperately)
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Travel insurance
+ Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
+ Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any
+ Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 25 & 01 passport photo each person)
+ Other services not mentioned above.