Tour Highlights and Itinerary Ride a bike along Vietnam's most beautiful lake and experience the extraordinary land. Catch the spectacular geological wonders in Halong Bay. See how Vietnamese locals live and make a lantern at a craftsman's home. Go underground to explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels.You can watch the beautiful coast and see a panoramic view of Da Nang from the top of the Hai Van Pass.
Day01 Arrival Hanoi-Hotel After arriving at Hanoi, you will be greeted by our tour guide and taken to your lovely hotel. The evening is yours to relax and enjoy at your own pace. Accommodation: Golden Luxury Lotus hotel or similar
Day02 Hanoi Sightseeing After breakfast, we will head to the historical Ho Chi Minh Mausoluem. Next, we will visit One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Temple, and Quan Thanh Temple. Following this, you can take a bicycle ride around Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi's Old Quarter. Last, we will go to an interesting Water Puppet Show. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Golden Luxury Lotus hotel or similar
Day03 Hanoi-Halong Bay Visiting the Fishing Village. In the morning, we will drive to the UNESCO Heritage Site of Halong Bay. After driving 3.5 hours, we will board a cruise, where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape. Then, we will take you to the home of the bay's largest limestone caves, where you can choose to visit one of the following: Thien Cung, Dau Go, or Sung Sot. Whatever your choice, you will find many photo opportunities among rich, geological wonders. Take part and enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar on the sun deck in our cooking class with Calypso Cruiser Chef. You will stay overnight on the cruise. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Calypso Junk or similar
Day04 Halong Bay-Hanoi-Da Nang-Hoi An This morning, you will take a rowboat to visit the local islands. Then you will take a comfortable cruise, where a large brunch is served, and head back to the pier. Next, we will take you to Hanoi Airport for a flight to Da Nang. When you get to Da Nang, you will be taken to your hotel in Hoi An. There you can walk around and explore for the remainder of the evening. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: River Beach Resort Hotel or similar
Day05 Hoi An Sightseeing After breakfast, we will walk around Hoi An and visit the Japanese Bridge, the Chinese Temple, and the Vietnamese former merchant house. Next, you will have the chance to visit a local craftsman's home in the Hoi An Town old street. Here you will see how the locals live, and you will learn how to make a lantern. After this, the evening is yours. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: River Beach Resort Hotel or similar Optional: Boat Trip on the Thu Bon River & Organic Village with Lunch.
Day06 Hoi An-Da Nang-Hue Today, we will drive to the historic Hue. On the way, you can watch the beautiful coast and see a panoramic view of Da Nang from the top of the Hai Van Pass. Next, you will visit Non Nuoc Beach, Cham Museum, and the famous Marble Mountain. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Da Nang. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Hue, where you can check in and have some time to yourself. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Mondial Hotel or similar
Day07 Hue Sightseeing After breakfast, we will visit the Majestic Tomb of King Ming Mang. Then, we will sail on the Perfume River via royal dragon boat to the tranquil Thien My Pagoda. We will walk on the paths of the Imperial Citadel and tour the Forbidden Purple City. Finally, we will take in the local culture at Dong Ba Market. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Mondial Hotel or similar
Day08 Hue-Ho Chi Minh City After breakfast, we will say goodbye to Hue and travel to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) by air in the morning. We'll visit the sights and sounds at the Ben Thanh Market, where you can find many unique souvenirs. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Kim Do (Royal) Hotel or similar
Day09 Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Today, you will have many opportunities to explore. This morning, we will head to the fascinating underground Cu Chi Tunnels, then we will drive back to Ho Chi Minh City to see the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, and Dong Khoi Street. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Kim Do (Royal) Hotel or similar
Day10 Ho Chi Minh-Mekong Delta-Ho Chi Minh Breakfast will be served at the hotel, and then we will head to the market, and after arriving a boat trip will be taken to the colorful Cai Be floating Market. At the market we will visit local home factories to check out the traditional making of rice paste, rice popcorn, coco candies, and also see the drying process of longans (a juicy fruit found in the region). Then we shall enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by a family run restaurant, consisting of local food from Mekong Delta. Afterwards we will head for a cruise over the main stream of Mekong River, and then to the canal to check out the fruit garden. There we shall enjoy some local folk music, while tasting some delicious local fruits. Accommodation: Kim Do (Royal) Hotel or similar
Day11 Ho Chi Minh City-Departure After breakfast, it is time to end your wonderful Vietnam journey. Our driver will take you to the airport, and you can recount all of your experiences on your flight back home. Meals: Breakfast
Price Includes Comfortable accommodations, Hotel taxes and service charges. Domestic flight: Hanoi-Da Nang, Hue-HCM City. All transfers, sightseeing per itinerary in private air-conditioned vehicles. English-speaking tour guide for the entire portion of your scheduled trip. 17Meals: 9breakfasts, 6lunches,2dinners. Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary.
Price Excludes Vietnam Visa fee. International flights. Optional tours and Extension tours. Tips or gratuities. Personal expenditure. Travel insurance.