DAY 1: ARRIVAL HANOI
Pick up at Noi Bai airport on arrival and transfer to hotel in downtown,free time on your own of exploration the city. Overnight Hanoi
DAY 2: HANOI FULL DAY CITY TOUR
At 9.00 AM, pick you up the hotel, our city tour including visit Hochiminh President Complex (Hochiminh Mausoleum, the house on stilts, presidential palace, the One Pillar Pagoda).
Our next stop is the Temple of literature, which is built in 1070 and it is the first university of Vietnam. Before having lunch, we visit the Army museum where different kinds of US, Russian aircraft and tanks from Vietnam-US wars are on display.
Your lunch will be served at one of the best local restaurants with special of Hanoi cuisine. After lunch, continue our visit to Hoa Lo or Hanoi hilton prison where all US pilots was captured during the bombing years to the north Vietnam from 1964-1972.
Next, you will enjoy one hour of Cycling trip for sightseeing Hanoi old quarters. Taking this mean of transportation is the best way to have a close look at the 36 streets in Hanoi. At late afternoon, we will see the water puppet show and Overnight Hanoi (B/L/D)
DAY 3: HANOI- HALONG BAY/ ABOARD
Have breakfast at hotel and at around from 08.30 Am by our bus will depart for Halong Bay, some 170 km away from Hanoi and drive down to the biggest delta (the Red River delta), great opportunity for stopping along the way for taking pictures of local daily activities.
On Arrival, board the traditional sailing junk. Whilst cruising the exquisite waters sample the regions fresh seafood.
Visit the recently discovered Surprise Grotto with its great views, and on the next island see the yawning mouth of Bo Nau Cave. Alternatively journey to Dau Go Cave and nearby see the famous stalagmites and stalactites of Thien Cung Cave.
Enjoy a swim in the emerald waters of Halong Bay at any spot that you wish to visit.
Watch the sunset over the bay whilst enjoying a delicious dinner. Overnight on board junk (B/L/D)
DAY 4: HALONG BAY- HANOI
Early risers can enjoy a morning view Halong bay landscapes. Sitting on the
upper desk we can enjoy the breath - taking beauty of the rocky islands
rising from the crystal-clear water of the Bay. We can hear the birds
singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves
against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and
7:00 Have breakfast
7:30 A morning cruise to visit the Man head
island. Tortoise island. Visit to BaiTu Long bay.
10:00 Arrange luggage
and check out then have lunch on boat.
You will arrive in Halong wharf at
11:45. Our tour guide and driver pick you up and transfer to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi. (B/L)
DAY 5: HANOI-HUE/ FLIGHT
Free at leisure until drive to airport for flight to Hue.
On arrival Hue airport, transfer to hotel for check in before visiting the Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect during the first decades of the 19th century( started in 1805 under the reign of
Emperor Gia Long, and was completed in 1832, under the reign of Emperor
Minh Mang). The city comprises three sections: the Royal Citadel, The
Imperial Enclosure and the Forbidden Purple City.
Overnight Hue (B/L/D)
DAY 6: HUE- HOI AN- MYSON
Continue your trip on Huong River, visiting two majestic and serene Tombs
of Emperors: TuDuc and KhaiDinh.
Transfer to Hoi An, on the way visit
Hai Van pass - a site that is covered in clouds all year round, enjoy
breathtaking views of mountain landscapes, long stretches of beach,
turquoise water of Lang co lagoon and the South China Sea Beyond and
visit Cham Museum, stop at the Marble Mountains to see a workshop building
characters and art in stone. Dinner & overnight in Hoi An.(B/L/D)
DAY 7: HOIAN- DANANG-SAIGON/ FLIGHT
Visit Hoi An Ancient Town- The ancient architecture of Hoi An is a
fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional characters with Chinese
and Japanese influence. Visit Japanese Covered Bridges, PhuocKien
Merchant Temple, the 200 years old Tam Ky House, Chua Ong Pagoda, the
vibrant market, a walking tour past many low tiled houses scattered along
the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the multi-cultural past Hoian.
After drive back to Da Nang, transfer to airport for
flight to Ho Chi Minh.
Overnight in Saigon.(B/L/D)
DAY 8: SAIGON- MEKONG DELTA 1DAY
Heading out of the town for one day trip to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s largest rice bowl.
On arrival in My Tho we embark on a boat navigating around the intricate small canals in the delta region, which is a great way to observe the local lifestyle close-up. The most interesting excursion will pass the lush green vegetation before arriving at the most beautiful Unicorn Island. Here we have opportunities to visit some fascinating local industries, stroll around an orchard and taste many seasonal fruits.
Continue our trip to see fascinating local industries in Ben Tre Province. After feasting on a huge lunch we return to Saigon with stop over at the beautiful Vinh Trang Pagoda.
Tour ends, drive back Saigon. Overnight Saigon (B/L/D)
DAY 9: SAIGON DEPARTURE
After breakfast. Transfer to Airport for departure flights, tour ends (B)