Enjoying this tour with EV Travel, you will visit the highlights of Vietnam such as the famous World Heritages in Ha Long, Hue, Hoi An and My Son. In addition to this, you will discover the rich and heroic history of the Vietnamese during Chinese War with many fascinating experiences.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 5: Ha Noi – Fly to Hue (B, L)
Day 6: Hue – Hoi An (B)
Day 7: Hoi An – My Son Excursion (B, L)
Day 8: Hoi An – Fly to Ho Chi Minh (B, L)
Day 9: Mekong Delta Excursion (B, L)
*** Tour schedule:
DAY 01 : HANOI ARRIVAL
You are welcome at Noi Bai airport and then transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02 : HANOI CITY TOUR (B, L)
The antique colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most exotic sights, 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 lovers street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda. In addition to this Take 1 – hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter to enjoy the soul and sound of Hanoi. End the day with a show of Water Puppet.
DAY 03 : HA NOI – HA LONG (B, L, D)
After breakfast, take you to drive to Ha Long Bay. You enjoy 4 hours travelling for the overnight cruise on a deluxe junk. Begin with a seafood lunch and then explore some limestone caves. In the afternoon, you can 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, you will 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 harbour before transferring to an awaiting vehicle for the journey back to Hanoi and spending the night there.
DAY 05 : HA NOI – FLY TO HUE (B, L)
In the morning, you take a 1-hour flight to Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam, which is surrounded with ancient fombs of emperors.
On arrival, we board on a private boat for cruising on the romantic Perfume River. On the itinerary for to day, you pay a visit to some of these tombs will be on the itinerary for today. The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day.
Overnight in Hue.
DAY 06 : HUE – HOI AN (B)
You have free time in the morning.
In the afternoon, drive to Hoi An via Danang. Stop over at the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co before a scenic route climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds (Hai Van Pass).
On arrival in Hoi An in the late afternoon, you are transferred to hotel.
DAY 07 : HOI AN (B, L)
In the morning, take a drive to My Son, a World Heritage, which is 40km far from the southwest of Hoi An. Used to be a capital and religious center of Cham people, My Son now remains with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, is regarded as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia that were built from the 7 to 13 centuries.
Back to Hoi An for lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit the tranquility and charm of Hoi An Town with its low tiled houses of Chinese appearance, Japanese covered bridge, brightly painted temples and pagodas that make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Vietnam. Ovenight in Hoi An.
DAY 08 : HOI AN – FlY TO SAI GON (B, L)
Transfer to Danang's airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh.
On arrival, take a drive to Cu Chi tunnels. The tunnels were a part of an underground network that was built by the Vietcong during the American War. It reached from the southern tip of the Ho Chi Minh trail near the Cambodian border to the Saigon River. 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 09 : MEKONG DELTA EXCURSION (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, in which we are treated to a delicious lunch in a local restaurant in the heart of the Mekong , complete with tropical fruits. We also pay a visit to the snake farm Dong Tam that breeds snakes for, in a local restaurant wine before heading back to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 10 : HO CHI MINH – DEPARTURE (B, L)
Time at your own leisure until transfer ring to the airport for your flight departure. End of our services.