HIGHLIGHTS OF VIETNAM

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.
Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights. Package from 975 USD / person

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Start City: Hanoi
End City:  Saigon
Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
- This tour offers you cultural and historical insights to Vietnam of past and present. Travel includes all main tourist attractions of the North, Central and South.
- Visit three World Heritage Sites: Halong Bay, Hue and Hoian.
- Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi and from Saigon.

HOTEL & CRUISE & RATE – Rate is quoted in US Dollar per person based on the DBL/TWIN Shared room. (minimum 2 persons)

CityHotelCategoryRoom Type
Hanoi Gondola hotel 3 stars Superior
Halong Bay Oriental Sails cruise 3 stars
Superior
Hoi An Ancient House Resort 3 stars Superior
Hue Moonlight hotel 3 stars Superior
Saigon Tan Hai Long hotel 3 stars Deluxe

 

Group size2 Persons4 persons6 personsSingle Supp'
Land Tour/ pp 1,000 863 755  
2 Domestic Flights/ pp 220 220 220  
Total/pp 1,220 1,083 975  

 

Include:Exclude:
- Accommodation (3 star in average)
- Breakfast & meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Transport by private car with AC
- English-speaking guides
- 2 Domestic flights (Hanoi – Danang, Danang – Saigon)
- All entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions.
- International Flights
- Travel insurance
- Vietnam Visa
- Gratuities for tour guides/ drivers
- Beverages & other personal expenses
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.
Welcome to Hanoi: Vietnam’s bustling colonial capital. Your guide and driver will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. In the afternoon, take a walk around the center, visiting some of Hanoi’s main attractions: the Opera House, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese Art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture – followed by a welcome dinner at one of Hanoi’s finest restaurants.
Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay - Overnight on Cruise
08h00 - 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay
12h00 - 12h30 Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing
13h00 - 15h30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Turtle Island …
15h30 - 17h30 Visit Amazing Cave(Sung Sot Cave) and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay
17h30 - 19h00 Go swimming, snap photos or just relax as the sun starts to set
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around.
Overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Halong Bay cruise

Day 3: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian.
06h00 – 07h00 Start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt
07h00 – 11h00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Cruise to Ba Hang Fishing Village, pass Dog Rock and Incense Burner, and then head back to the Harbor
Disembark Oriental Sails at around 11h00.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 4: Hoian Walking Tour – Boat trip.
Immerse yourself in the tranquility and charm of this sleepy riverside town. From the 16th to 18th centuries Hoian was a thriving international port frequented by Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders, who came to trade in the high quality silk still produced in the region. Today, Hoian is a relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors and numerous cafes. Take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the ancient town centre, visiting 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 5: Hoian – Danang – Hue.
Depart Hoian for the scenic mountainous drive to Hue. Stop at the dramatic Hai Van Pass, the high dividing line between the climate zones of North and South Vietnam, to admire the spectacular views and at the fishing village of Lang Co for a drink. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely walking tour through Vietnam’s 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), before exploring the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba Market.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.

Day 6: Hue – Fly to Saigon.
Have breakfast at the hotel then drive to Phu Bai Airport of Hue to catch your flight to Vietnam’s modern metropolis: Saigon. Arrive in the late morning and enjoy an orientation tour through Ho Chi Minh City’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. Have lunch at a downtown restaurant of your choosing then set out on a guided city tour. Visit 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.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 7: Saigon – Mekong Delta day trip.
Today you travel to the Mekong River Delta on a day trip to explore the rich culture and lush fluvial landscape. After breakfast, your guide & driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to Cai Be. Start your tour with a visit to Cai Be’s colorful floating market, cruising among the local barges stuffed-full of fruits and vegetables. Visit some local workshops then enjoy a delicious lunch served at an ancient house (over 170 years old!) in the cool shade of An Binh Island’s orchards. In the afternoon, take a traditional rowboat and venture deeper into the countryside, floating through narrow canals to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Stop at a nursery garden to discover how farmers along the delta produce their world famous fruits and vegetables. The cruise ends around 3:30 PM in Vinh Long. Your driver will meet you at the dock and take you back to Saigon.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 8: Saigon Departure.
Today is free at your leisure for last minute shopping or sight-seeing before driving to the airport to catch your departure flight home.
Bon Voyage!
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

 

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