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Tour South to North Vietnam 12 Days

Day 1: Arrival – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Can Tho
Day 4: Phong Dien – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang
Day 6: Nha Trang – Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 7: Hoi An – Hue City tour
Day 8: Hue – Hanoi
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour
Day 10: Hanoi – Halong on Glory Cruiser
Day 11: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 12: Hanoi – Departure (B)

Day 1: Arrival – Ho Chi Minh City

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh city, you will be picked up from airport to check in and relax. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour (B, L)

We start our tour with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Close to this sight are some of the best French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office. Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Remnant and the bustling Ben Thanh Market. Here anything and everything is for sale. Overnight in HCMC.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Can Tho (B, L)

At 8: 00 pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stealhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Can Tho. Check in on arrival. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 4: Phong Dien – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)

At 8: 00, after breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the "monkey Bridge" in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Hochiminh city. Stop for visit and rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho. Drive back to HCMC for overnight.

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang (B, L)

In the morning, after breakfast, you are transferred to airport for flight to Nhatrang depart at 10: 15, upon arrival you are picked up to hotel for check in. Afternoon city tour Nha Trang including Po Nagar Cham Tower, and Long Son Pagoda. Take boat trip to visit Tam and Mun islands. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 6: Nha Trang – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)

AM: Transferred to the airport for flight to Da Nang at 7:40. Upon arrival in Da Nang at 8:40, you will be picked up and transferred to Hoi An. On the way, we visit Cham Museum and Marble Mountain. Check in hotel and have lunch PM: Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7: Hoi An – Hue City tour (B, L)

AM: Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Hue. Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.

Day 8: Hue – Hanoi (B)

AM: Free & easy. PM: Transferred to the airport for flight to Hanoi at 12:40 PM. Upon arrival in Hanoi at 14:00 PM, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 9: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)

After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi. PM: Visit Ethnological Museum then visit Ngoc Son Temple, Dong Xuan market, enjoy Water Puppet Show in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10: Hanoi – Halong on Glory Cruiser (B, L, D)

08: 15 Shuttle bus pick you up at your hotel for the 3.5 hr drive (165km) to Halong City. 12: 00 Board Halong Glory Cruiser. Lunch and a welcome drink are served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Dog Rock and Incense Burner Rocks, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises). Later, we stop at a floating house owned by fishermen before kayaking to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. After returning to the boat, we will anchor in a safe and scenic location for swimming and seasonal fruit in the “ Floating Garden ”. Dinner is served on board and then you will have free time to listen to music, relax under the stars. Overnight on boat.

Day 11: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)

6:30 Morning Yoga class 7.00 Coffee or tea is served 8.00 Visit splendid Sung Sot grotto 9.15 Luggage pull out. 9.30 Buffet brunch (breakfast and lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier 11.00 Arrive at the pier and being picked up to Hanoi Arrive in Hanoi about 16h00. Free for shopping. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 12: Hanoi – Departure (B)

Relax until transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight.
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Trip includes:

  • Private tour
  • Double or twin rooms at hotels & Junk in places as indicated in program
  • Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
  • Private transportation at places as indicated in program
  • Air tickets: Economy class – Vietnam Airlines
    HCMC – Nha Trang
    Nha Trang – Da Nang
    Hue – Hanoi
  • All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide at places
  • Boat trip at places (Mekong Delta, Hue, Halong).

Trip excludes:

  • Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
  • International air fares/ airport taxes
  • Visa stamping fee at arrival airport .

What to bring:

  • Bring Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses and hat, toiletries, sun-block, insect repellent, flashlights, good shoes, personal first aid kit and medicines, small VND notes for buying drinks.
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