Destination: Hanoi – Halong – Hue- Hoian – Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh)
Starts in: Ha Noi
Ends in: Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 7 Days in Length
Hanoi- the capital of Vietnam attracts the tourists by its charm and historical relics such as the Temple of Literature, the Fine Art Museum, Ho Chi Minh?s mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, the Army Museum. Enjoying the famous traditional water puppet show with the puppets move, talk, and dance by the bands who standing in the water handle the puppets.
Leave Hue by crossing the Hai Van Pass-the most beautiful one in Vietnam to reach Danang visit the Cham Museum where display the collection of Cham?s sculptures en route, relax on the China Beach
Full day city tour in Ho Chi Minh to visit the Former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, the History Museum, Thien Hau Pagoda, Binh Tay market in lively China Town.
PROGRAM IN BRIEF:
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong
Day 3: Halong Bay Cruises- Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi - Hue
Day 5: Hue - Danang - Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An - Danang - Ho Chi Minh
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh - departure.
PROGRAM IN DETAILS:
Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL:
Meet on arrival at Hanoi/Noi Bai International airport, transfer to hotel for check in.
Tonight we will have a welcome dinner at local restaurant. Then, we will enjoy Water puppet show, the unique Vietnamese traditional art. This art originates from rural festivals in Vietnam. The artists-men and women-stand waist-deep in the water to manipulate the puppets, making them move about, talk and laugh and even dance on the surface of the water.
Accomodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 2: HANOI - DRIVE TO HALONG
Breakfast at hotel. Visit to Temple of Literature built in the 11th century as Vietnam's first university, Fine Art Museum, Quan Than Temple, Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and the whole October and November) and Residence, One Pillar Pagoda and Army Museum. Lunch at local restaurant.
Drive to Halong.
Accomodation: Hotel in Halong
Day 3: HALONG BAY CRUISES - HANOI
08.00 AM: We will check in on board in Halong bay for cruising.
The seafood lunch will be served on board while you are enjoying a four hour cruise on the bay to visit the Thien Cung cave ( The cave of the heavenly - famous for its stalagmites and stalactiles ) which has been open to public since 1998. Visitors then admire the newly - discovered DAU GO grotto ( wooden stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongol army ). Boat ride back to Ha Long city. Road trip back to Hanoi.
Accomodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 4: HANOI - HUE
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for morning flight to Hue. Arrive in Hue, the royal city of Vietnam's last ruling dynasty and transfer to the Saigon Morin Hotel or similar. Lunch at Club Garden restaurant. After lunch visit Imperial Citadel and Tu Duc's Tomb, Dong ba market. (visiting Khai Dinh tomb if time permitting).
Accomodation: Hotel in Hue
Day 5: HUE - DANANG - HOIAN
Breakfast at hotel. Boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Depart Hue for Danang across the Hai Van Pass (Pass of the Ocean Clouds), passing through many pretty red-tiled villages with fruit orchards, enjoying spectacular views of sky and sea. Upon arrival in Danang, transfer to visit Cham Museum. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch continue to visit China beach and then drive to Hoi An to discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Its sizeable community of foreign merchants resulted in a unique architectural style with Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. Transfer to the Hoi An Hotel for check-in.
Accomodation: Hotel in Hoian
Day 6: HOIAN - DANANG -TAKE FLIGHT TO HO CHI MINH CITY
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Danang Airport for morning flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Meet on arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh and transfer to the hotel. Lunch at local restaurant. City tour: China town, Thien Hau Pagoda, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post office, History museum and former Presidential Palace.
Accomodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Day 7: HO CHI MINH - DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure for own activities before transfer to the airport. Depart Ho Chi Minh by international flight.
The cost is quoted in US Dollars per Person (Pax) base on TWIN/DOUBLE share basic, and applied for each private group of:
Standard (3 star hotels)
From USD 598
Superior (3+4 star hotels)
From USD 694
Deluxe (4 star hotels)
From USD 793
Luxury (5 star hotels)
From USD 1081
Peak season surcharge may be applied for Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, Tet holiday ( Vietnam Lunar New Year).
Seasonal price be applied for some periods of the year. Please Contact us.
Hotel accommodation with double/twin share- daily breakfast
Private transfer and tours by a/c vehicle
English speaking guide (other languages are available upon request)
Entrance and boat fees
Meals as indicated in program .
Service charges, room tax and handling fees
Domestic air tickets: Hanoi - Hue// Danang - Ho Chi Minh and domestic airport taxes: USD 170 per person.
International flight to/from Vietnam
Visa and airport tax
Personal expenses and other services which are not mentioned in program
CUSTOMIZED THIS TOUR