Fascinating Vietnam Tour 7 Days | 6 Nights

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Start : Ha Noi
Finish : Ho Chi Minh
Destinations: Hanoi - Halong - Ho Chi Minh
 


Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L)
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on cruise (B/ L/ D)
Day 4: Halong - Hanoi - fly to Ho Chi Minh city (B/ L)
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh - city tour - Cu Chi tunnel (B/L)
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (B/L)
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh departure (B)

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
  • When arriving, welcome at the airport and transfer to your selected hotel.
  • Take a rest after the flight.
  • Early in the evening, join a water puppet show, a distinct Vietnamese art in which a split-bamboo screen obscures puppets which stand in water and are manipulated using long poles hidden beneath the water.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L)
  • After breakfast, spend your day taking a tour around the capital and visiting such sites as
  • the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, a large memorial in Hanoi, located in the centre of Ba Dinh Square, which is the place where Vietminh leader Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945.
  • his former residence, stilt house of Ho Chi Minh, the founder of modern Vietnam, fondly known as “Uncle Ho”.
  • One Pillar Pagoda, the emperor Lý Thái Tông constructed the temple in gratitude for this in 1049 by erecting a pillar in the middle of a lotus pond, similar to the one he saw in the dream that he met the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, who handed him a baby son while seated on a lotus flower.
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in the city,originally constructed in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De, thus giving it an age of 1,400 years. With its harmonious architecture taking advantage of the watery landscape, the pagoda is a picturesque attraction. The sunset views from the temple grounds are renown.
  • Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first national university where offering ceremonies, study sessions and the strict exams of the Dai Viet took place. Built in 1070 at the time of King Lý Nhân Tông, tt is one of several temples in Vietnam which are dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.
  • Lunch in a restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, continue to the Museum of Ethnology, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam.
  • Discover Hoan Kiem Lake, meaning "Lake of the Returned Sword" , where emperor Lê Lợi was boating on the lake when his magic sword, Heaven's Will, was grabbed by a turtle who quickly disappeared into the depths.
  • Ngoc Son Temple, being built on the Jade Islet and dedicated to Confucian and Taoist philosophers and the national hero, Trần Hưng Đạo
  • You will enjoy a very interesting walking tour around the old quarter within 1,5 hours. Firstly the trip start from head of Cao Thang street where local people sell all traditional cooking spices of Vietnam such as onions, garlic, mushrooms, black mushrooms, peppers, lemongrass, ginger, galangal ... Then moving to Dong Xuan market, the biggest market in Hanoi, originally built by the French administration and surrounded by different streets, you will go through the market and turn right to Hang Ma street, the road is shimmered by decorating stuff , Chinese toys, the colorful lanterns, paper goods and in particular paper votive offerings.
  • Passing by Luong Van Can, Lan Ong, you arrive Hang Buom street where located the oldest temple of Hanoi - Bach Ma Temple, you will take some rest to admire the temple before continue walking through Ta Hien, Dinh Liet street to the most peaceful small alley of Hanoi - Trung Yen. On the way you have chance to explore daily life of local people who live and sharing their life in the confined spaces. We continue to Hang Be street - used to be one of the best well-known outdoor markets in town dating from medieval, with famous food”Mam Tep Chung Thit”, some years ago, it was disintegrated. At the end of this road, there is a coffee shop named Cafe market, where we will invite you a cup of coffee or iced fruit smoothies
  • We end of trip at Hoan Kiem Lake, in front of Water Puppet show theatre, from here you can continue your walking or back to your hotel.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on cruise (B/ L/ D)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
  • 7.30 – 8.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter area.
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
  • 13.30 – 15.00: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.
  • 15.15 – 15.40: Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave.
  • 15.45 – 18:00: Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co island, swimming or kayaking.
  • 18:00 – 19.00: Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board.
  • 20.00 – 21.00: Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on board.
Day 4: Halong - Hanoi - fly to Ho Chi Minh city (B/ L)
  • 07.30 – 08.00: Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
  • 08.30 – 09.30: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat.
  • 10.00: Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
  • 11.45 – 12.00: Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.
  • 14.00 – 14.30: Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.
  • Then drive to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. On arrival, you are picked up from the airport to hotel for check in & overnight.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh - city tour - Cu Chi tunnel (B/L)
  • A morning city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochin-china and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955–75. On 2 July 1976, Saigon was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City, name of Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister (1945–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam).
  • Visit the former Presidential Palace (ouside), other name Reunification palace, Set on well-maintained and spacious grounds, pf this historic building is a prominent symbol of the country's political history. During the 19th century, the Reunification Hall was the site of the Norodom Palace, former residence of the French governor general.
  • the Notre Dame Cathedral,  The famous central Saigon Cathedral, built in 1877, is one of HCMC's architectural marvels, built with materials imported from France.
  • Old Saigon Post Office signed by Gustave Eiffel.
  • a lacquer ware factory
  • and Thien Hau Pagoda, Chùa Bà Thiên Hậu (The Pagoda of the Lady Thien Hau) is a Chinese style temple located on Nguyen Trai Street in the Cho Lon (Chinatown),Thiên Hậu is a deity of traditional Chinese religion, who is revered in the southern maritime provinces of China and in overseas Chinese communities. Thiên Hậu is worshipped in the seafaring Chinese communities of Fujian, Guangzhou, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia.
  • In the afternoon, visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (B/L)
  • Morning departure from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and drive to My Tho, is the capital city, center of economics, education and technology of Tien Giang province, located in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of distributaries.life revolves much around the river, and many of the villages are often accessible by rivers and canals rather than by road.
  • When arriving in My Tho, take a boat for a cruise on the Mekong River and its multiple canals to Ben Tre.
  • Visit a coco candy factory where you can taste local specialties.
  • Take a 15-minute coach ride to visit a garden house to enjoy tea with honey and fresh tropical fruits.
  • Take a sampan through a water coconut forest before returning to the boat to come back to the restaurant for lunch with a chance to taste “tai tuong” fish, a special kind of Peacock fish.
  • In the afternoon, return to Saigon.
  • Dinner on your own .
  • Overnight in Saigon.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh departure (B)
  • You are free until transfer to the airport for departure flight.
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Price include

  • All transfers and land tour with Private A/C vehicle 
  • Local English Speaking Guide 
  • All entrance fees as per program 
  • Meals as mentioned per program 
  • Boat ride as per program 
  • Cold water and towel during the tour 
  • Service charge & government tax 
  • Accommodation in the nice hotels.

Price exclude

  • Visa fees
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Insurance of traveler (obligatory)
  • Personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned : Beverage, tips, etc.