Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City tour – Cu Chi Tunnel.
Day 03: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong delta.
Day 04: HCM – Da Lat.
Day 05: Da Lat city tour.
Day 06: Da Lat – Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 07: Hoi An
Day 08 Hoi An
Day 09: Hoi An – Hue
Day 10: Hue
Day 11: Hue – Hanoi.
Day 12: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 13: Halong bay
Day 14: HaLong Bay – Hanoi.
Day 15: Hanoi Departure.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city (HCM / Saigon) arrival. (D)
AM: Welcome at the airport and Get transferred to hotel. Arrival time: ……
PM: Free time to relax and explore around.
O.N in Hotel:
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh – City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnel (B, L)
After breakfast, we depart to visit the historic Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum, followed by the architectural treats of French colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office. PM: Visiting Cho Lon (Binh Tay market), Thien Hou Pagoda…Ho Chi Minh city History Museum.
PM: After Lunch, we ll have an and half hour road trip to CU CHI tunnels. Cu Chi is a system of hand dug tunnels, At its height the tunnel system stretched over 200km, from Saigon to the Cambodian border and is three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life in the American war must have been like. The tunnels have been widened for our benefit (otherwise we would not be able to enter them!) For those who are interested, there’s even the opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or M60 at the nearby rifle range.
PM: Fare well to Cu Chi, we get back to HCM city
We get back to Hotel in late afternoon. The rest of time is at leisure.
Day 3: HCM – Mekong delta. (B, L)
Breakfast in hotel. Depart from HCM city for a road trip to My Tho, where we will have a boat trip to explore the life of Mekong delta in Southern Vietnam. Enjoy the local life, row along the canal of water coconut…Lunch in a local food restaurant.
Back to HCM in late afternoon. Relax.
Day 4: HCM – Da Lat. (B,)
AM: Breakfast in Hotel then get transferred to HCM city Airport for a short flight to Da Lat. Upon arrival, our van will pick you to Hotel. Check in and Lunch.
PM: Visit the old train station, city flower garden,
Day 5: Visit Da Lat. (B, L)
AM: Explore the town with King ‘s palace, Crazy house, Truc Lam pagoda, XQ silk Embroidery…
PM: free at your leisure to explore the market.
O.N in hotel.
Day 6: Da Lat – Flight to Da Nang – Hoi An. (B)
AM: Breakfast in hotel then get a short drive to airport for a short flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, our driver welcome us and take us to Hotel in Hoi An. Check in and relax.
PM: walk in town to visit highlights of Charming Old quarter in Hoi An: Old house, Museum, Japanese cover bridge, Chinese temple…
Day 7: Hoi An. (B)
AM: Breakfast in the hotel then you have free time at your leisure for dress making and shopping around. O/N in hotel.
Day 8: Hoi An. (B,)
After breakfast in the hotel,
You ll have free day to explore the town and around with Optional: cycling in the countryside or cooking class to learn about the cuisine of Vietnam.
PM: Back to Hoi An town in the afternoon, Free to relax and shopping.
Day 9: Hoi An – Hue. (B, L)
Check out hotel after breakfast, we take a 3,5hr road trip to Hue, Enjoy the spectacular view on the way. Upon arrival, we check in hotel and explore the charm of historical feudal city of Vietnam.
Boat trip to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. ( one way)
O.N in …..
Day 10: Hue – (B,)
After Breakfast, our van take us to visit: Thanh Toanf Bridge and countryside market, Visit Old citadel , Royal tomb of King Khai Dinh or Tu Duc. Vegetarian Lunch.
O.N in hotel….
Day 11: Hue – Hanoi. (B,)
Farewell to Hue in the morning, you ll get driven to Airport for a short flight to Hanoi.
Upon arrival in Hanoi airport, you ll be picked up and transferred to Hotel in Old town of Hanoi.
PM: Enjoy the city tour with some highlights in Hanoi: Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo prison ( Hanoi Hilton) then cyclo tour to Old Quarter ( one hour) to explore the life of Hanoi. Enjoy the Water Puppet show in the night
Day 12: Hanoi – Halong Bay. (B,L,D)
08:00 AM. Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and drive through scenic countryside areas to Halong Bay. Stop on the way to refresh (20 minutes). We will be arriving at the pier to embark at 12:00. Welcome on board and set sail through bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth.
After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay dotted with junk sails, go swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. At sunset time, kayak or simply take a bamboo row boat to explore around Back on board, enjoy sunset before dinner on board.
Day 13 : Halong bay. (B,L,D)
After breakfast on board, we ll get on a smaller boat for a day trip exploration with kayaking, water cave, white sand beaches…Lunch on smaller boat.
PM: at sunset we ll transferred back to our O.N boat for second night stay.
Dinner and relax on boat.
Day 14 : Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)
Greet the day with a morning exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit beautiful limestone grotto then back to the boat for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Our driver will be awaiting for you at the pier and drive you back to Hanoi.
Day 15: Hanoi – Departure. (B,)
After breakfast, you have time for shopping and free til transfer to the airport for your home sweet home flight at ……. . Have a nice journey home, See you again.