Day 01: Hanoi Arrival – Half Day City Tour
Day 02: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long
Day 03: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Hoi An
Day 04: Hoi Anfree at your leisure
Day 05: Explore Hoi An on foot - Biking to Tra Que
Day 06: Hoi An- Flight to Nha Trang
Day 07: Nha Trang free at leisure
Day 08: Explore Nha Trang's Islands - Snorkeling Tour
Day 09: Nha Trang - Flight to Ho Chi Minh- Cu Chi Tunnel - Sai Gon Culinary on Bike
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh - Cai be - Tra On - Overnight on Mekong Cruise
Day 11: Tra On - Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh Departure
Day 01: Hanoi Arrival – Half Day City Tour (Meals: None)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, our driver will welcome you, holding your name board and then transfer you to hotel in the center of Old Quarter.
Around 01.00 Pm, our guide will pick you up at your hotel and start the tour by a visit to Temple of literature, Founded in 1070 by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong, the Temple of Literature is consider as the first university of Vietnam. A rare example of well-preserved traditional Vietnamese architecture, the complex honours Vietnam’s finest scholars and men of literary accomplishment. It is the site of Vietnam’s first university, established here in 1076, when entrance was only granted to those of noble birth. In 1484 Emperor Ly Thanh Tong ordered that stelae be erected to record the names, places of birth and achievements of exceptional scholars: 82 of 116 stelae remain standing. UNESCO has recognised these 82 stelae as a Memory of the World. (You can choose alternative destination as following options: Women Museum/ Museum of Vietnamese History / Military Museum/ Art Museum). We will then visit Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart and soul of Hanoi, listen to the legend of the lake and learn more about history of the city. We start by a gentle walk across the old quarter to its biggest covered market. In case your hotel is located outside the old quarter, we will take a taxi for a short transfer. We take the time to walk around the bustling market, where about anything and everything can be bought. Exit the bazaar and hop on a Cyclo for a leisure ride around to the boundaries of central Hoan Kiem district. Walk to Thang Long Theater nearby and enjoy the tradition water puppet show, a Vietnamese tradition show reflecting local lifestyle and history through puppet performance. Walk back to your hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long (Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Around 08.00 to 08.30 Am, our tour bus and guide will come to your hotel and pick you up for Ha Long tour. After 4 hours ride (including 30 minute break) you will arrive Hon Gai harbor. We will go on board with welcome drink and welcome briefing from Cruise Manager. Enjoy Vietnamese set menu lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay. Start to discover the floating Vung Vieng fishing village while sitting on rowing boats with local people. Arrive at Ban Chan Beach, you will spend your time for swimming, sunbathing or enjoy kayaking around the area.
In the afternoon, relax and enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat is cruising to Cong Dong - Cong Do area. Docking for overnight. Around 07.30, Enjoy romantic dinning experience on top deck with BBQ dinner and Vietnamese cuisines (If weather permit and group is over 15 people). After dinner, it is free time to joining movies in the restaurant, board’s game or squid fishing. Overnight on Cruise in Ha Long Bay.
Day 03: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Hoi An (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
If you are a morning person then today you can rise early for our morning tai chi session on the sundeck. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and admire the tranquil atmosphere of Ha Long Bay in early morning. Light breakfast will be served in restaurant. Around 08.00, you will transfer to Island nearby, climb up small steps to explore the Thien Canh Son Cave. This is one of the biggest cave and most impressive of Ha long Bay with rich history and geology value but still very wild and untouched by human. After 1-hour cave tour, we are back to the boat for check out, put your luggage out to corridor and settle your bill at restaurant. Lunch will be served in restaurant while the boat is cruising back to harbor. We will transfer back to Hanoi and tour ends at your hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
You will be transferred to the Noi Bai airport to take flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival on Danang International airport, our driver will welcome you, holding your name board and then transfer you to your hotel in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 04: Hoi An free at your leisure (Meals: Breakfast)
Today is your free at your leisure day. Spend your day for relaxing on the beach, swimming and sunbathing. Overnight in Danang.
Day 05: Explore Hoi An on foot - Biking to Tra Que Village (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
In the moring, we will start exploring this ancient Hoi An town on foot. This little town is a former port that welcomed Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants between the 16th to 18th centuries. In the tour we will visit several famous landmarks including Chua Ong Pagoda, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, to see the Jinshang Temple which is dedicated to the goddess of the sea and the protector of sailors. From there it’s a short walk to Tam Ky House, a 200 year old ancestral house and finally, stroll across the often photographed 17th century covered bridge built by Japanese craftsmen. The beautifully built bridge doubles as a temple and is a major landmark of Hoi An.
Around noon time, we will departure by bicycle to Tra Que village. A nice visits on road to Chuc Thanh Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hoi an, built in 1671 by a Chinese bronze. Continue our biking trip to Tra Que village, crossing by peaceful rice field and beautiful scenery of local villages, we will arrival at a local house. The host, Ms Chinh, a local farmer will welcome us and tells us the story of her family, her village, presents the work of the gardeners. Walk on the village trail to see the activities of gardeners: raking the soft earth, fertilization algae, vegetable growing, watering ... Enjoy your relaxing foot massage with medicinal herbs and traditional therapeutic practices are effective by strengthening your health after a long ride. The host then prepare for your lunch with his family Bacbercue with fish, shrimp, sauteed vegetables .... A little relaxation under the shade of nipas and we will bike back to Hoi An town.
Day 06: Hoi An - Flight to Nha Trang (Meals: Breakfast).
Free at your leisure until our driver pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Danang airport for your afternoon flight to Nha Trang.
Upon arrival in Nha Trang, our driver will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in city center. Free at your leisure on the rest of the day.
Day 07: Nha Trang free at leisure (Meals: Breakfast)
Free at leisure on the whole day. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 08: Explore Nha Trang's Islands - Snorkeling Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Nha Trang is well known for its pristine beaches and excellent scuba diving. This city is becoming a popular destination for sea lover tourists as well as serenity seeker. Join in our Nha Trang Island tour to explore Nha Trang’s most beautiful island, fishing village as well as snorkeling and diving in the best spot of Nha Trang Bay.
Around 8.30-9.00 am Our vehicle and guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the harbor to get on our boat. We firstly visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium where you can observe many local marine lives. Around noon time, we will go to Mot Island where you can spend time with snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing. The Mot island is not only beautiful but also untouched so you can experience beauty and serenity of Nha Trang Bay. We will then we go to Fishing Village where we have a experience how the local people live on their fish farm. Next stop is Con Se Tre where we have a delicious lunch of seafood (shrimp, fish, cuttle-fish), beef, rice, eggplants and seasonal fruits for dessert. After lunch, you can relax on a deck-chair or go swimming at a white sand beach. We will return to the harbour around late afternoon where the car awaits to bring you back to you hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang
Day 09: Nha Trang - Flight to Ho Chi MInh - Cu Chi Tunnel. - Explore Sai Gon Culinary on Bike (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner).
Free at your leisure on the morning until our driver pick you up and transfer you to Cam Ranh airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh city, our driver will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh center.
Around 1.00 Pm, our guide and private car will pick you up from your hotel and depart to visit Cu Chi - a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers, rooms and booby traps used during the war. You'll be able to get an idea of what it would have been like to live, sleep and eat in the underground passages and bunkers during the fierce battles above and below the surface.
Around 05.30 Pm in late afternoon, join in our bike tour to explore Ho Chi Minh city's culinary on bike. We will take a big fun ride around Saigon and see its lively daily life as well as tasting all the best foods the city has to offer. Saigon has long been rated one of the best cities for street food in the world. Let’s get on the bikes and give it a go to taste the most amazing dishes Saigon. This tour is tailored to give our foreign guests the most unique and authentic experience of Saigon’s cuisine.
We will take you to the most popular eateries for locals, most of which are out of the touristy area and located in hidden alleyways. Besides the part of all delicious and unlimited food, you can also enjoy the city as we will zip around on the bikes from place to place for the dishes while receiving an insiders’ view into the culture that defines Saigon from our guides, who are so much passionate in showing you the bests of their city. Transfer back to your hotel, overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh - Cai be - Tra On - Overnight on Mekong Cruise (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Around 08.00 Am in the morning, our guide and bus will come and pick you up at your hotel in center Ho Chi Minh (Our tour bus can only pick up from hotels in district 1, 3). The bus departs directly to Cai Be. Arrive Cai Be around 12h.00, you will board on boat. Enjoy welcome drink. Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, the mazes of waterways, local pop-rice and sweets production. Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. The Cruise continues its cruise to Cochien . Lunch served on board.
Embark on a pleasant walk or cycle on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. Visit a cottage industry, a local farm and sample seasonal fruits. Leisurely cruise on the Mekong River while taking in the beautiful scenery. Enjoy an aperitif over the sunset. Dinner and overnight night on board.
Day 11: Tra On - Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh Departure (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Enjoy your breakfast on board. The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day our boat set sails to Can Tho through tributary and canals. Check out your cabin and transfer to Cai Rang: one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk along the canals and the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, rural and water activities in full swing. Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink. Around 11.00 Am, Disembark in Can Tho. The bus will transfer you back to Ho Chi Minh city on 3.5 hour ride (Stop at half day for short break). Arrive Ho Chi Minh city around 05.30 PM.
Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport where you will take your night flight leaving Vietnam. End of services.
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Hanoi Legacy Hotel
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Beautiful Saigon Hotel
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Hoi An Lantern
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Mekong Eyes Cruise
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