Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Perfume Pagoda Tour
Day 3: Ha Long City Tour
Day 4: Ha Long – Hanoi - Hue
Day 5: Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tour
Day 6: Hue City Tour
Day 7: Hue – Da Nang
Day 8: Da Nang – Hoi An – Da Nang
Day 9: Da Nang – Nha Trang
Day 1: Saigon – Hanoi (L,D)
Upon arrival in Noi Bai International Airport, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for check in and relax. Have lunch in a great local restaurant and then join city tour. The first destination is Tran Quoc Pagoda which is the oldest of all pagodas in Hanoi. Located beside the dazzling West Lake in Hanoi, Tran Quoc Pagoda is a cultural symbol of Vietnamese Buddhism. We commence our exploration of Hanoi by visiting the 11th century One-Pillar Pagoda we continue to visit the Temple of Literature which was the first Vietnam University dating to 1070. We will go to the Museum of Ethnology, which is an excellent museum containing the ethnic costumes of the various minorities of Vietnam, as well as relics, tools and even full size replicas of their homes and buildings. Then have cyclo in the Old Quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy Water Puppet show in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Perfume Pagoda Tour (B, L, D)
Our trip starts at 08:00AM in your hotel in Hanoi. After 2 hours driving through some Viet villages we catch Ben En belong to Yen Vi village. Get on the small boat for an hour rowing on the River of Yen, we relax and breath fresh air while the boat go through extremely wonderful sites. We can see the many shapes of lime stone mountains rise up from rice field. Arrive in Thien Tru wharf; we commence our walk up to Thien Tru Pagoda (Heaven’s Kitchen) where you can see the main statue of Lady Buddha. It will be very interesting if you like trekking as we will trek up and down the lime stone path, and catch the cave in the end of the trek. Back to the restaurant near Thien Tru Pagoda, we enjoy the local food. Then the boat will take us back to the car and we arrive in Hanoi at around 06:00PM. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Ha Long City Tour (B, L,D)
Our driver and tour guide will meet and pick up at your hotel at 8:00 AM and transfer 170 km (3.5 hours) from Hanoi through the heart of the Red River Delta where you'll see many farmers tilling their green fields to Ha Long city. Upon arrival, we board our private boat for 4 hours cruise on the pristine emerald water of Ha Long Bay. The cruise brings us through many green limestone islands to some beautiful caves like as Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi island, Dog island, Sail island…. We will stop is Thien Cung cave and Dau Go cave located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, those cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairytale palace. Cruise back to Halong City, board our transport at 5:00 to 5:30 PM and waiting car transfer back to hotel in Ha Long City after have dinner. Overnight in Ha Long City.
Day 4: Ha Long – Hanoi - Hue (B, L)
After breakfast, our car will transfer back to Hanoi. Have lunch in Hanoi. Free at your leisure Then take flight to Hue (depart at 20.35 PM) Arrival in Phu Bai Airport at 21.45 PM, you will be picked up and transfer to hotel in Hue for check in and relax. Overnight in Hue.
Day 5: Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tour (B, L,D)
07.00 AM: Our car and tour guide will take you depart for national park of Phong Nha - Ke Bang - classified as the world heritage site, stopover at La Vang Holy Land and DMZ of Quang Tri. Luch at Phong Nha restaurant. In the Afternoon: Boat trip on Son river to visit Phong Nha cave. Back to Hue on Ho Chi Minh Legendary Road. Then our car will take you return Hue City for dinner. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue City Tour (B, L, D)
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. Visit the tallest flag pole of Vietnam (37m-hight), Ngo Mon gate where Bao Dai ended Nguyen dynasty, Thai Hoa palace ( Palace of Supreme Hamony), Hall of the Mandarins, Forbidden Purple city…, have lunch PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit built on a hillock overlooking the Perfume river, this pagoda is an icon of Vietnam and the symbol of Hue city. Cruise the beautiful perfume river by dragon boat viewing daily life along the way. Visit some villages and do not miss viewing sunset on the river Then our car will take you visit Dong Ba market. Breed flower garlands & color lanterns for luck after dinner. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Da Nang (B, L)
After breakfast, our waiting car and guide pick up at your hotel and transfer to Da Nang. Via stopping over the Hai Van Pass. Stop to enjoy the charming beauty of Lang Co beach- one of the best thirty bays in the world. This drive will also take you through the tranquil countryside and huge paddy-fields as Tam Giang Lagoon… Continue to exploring the Marble Mountains, a series of large marble outcrops which acquired mythical significance over the centuries. The caves of the Marble Mountains have many sacred Buddhist shrines. Travelers can enjoy the lovely beach and great views from the Marble Mountains across the surrounding countryside. Then, take a short drive to My Khe beach - Da Nang beach selected one of the six famous beaches in the world. After that, 05.00 PM :continue to driver to hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Da Nang.
Day 8: Da Nang – Hoi An – Da Nang (B, L)
You will be picked up and transfer to visit Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. 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…Have lunch at local restaurant. PM: Free and Easy for shopping or swimming in Cua Dai Beach. Hoi An is called as shopper’s paradise. Specially, you can get custom –tailored clothing in short-time. You will have beautiful clothes or shoes which look good suit with you, some gifts like as rice picture or ceramic… Then our car transfer back to Da Nang for relax. Overnight in Da Nang.
Day 9: Da Nang – Nha Trang (B)
04.30 AM: You will be picked up and transferred to Da Nang Airport for take departure flight to Nha Trang depart at 06.00 AM.
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- Private tour
- Twin/ Double/Triple room at hotels in places as indicated in program
- Family 1(01 double + 01 twin); Family 2 (01 Double + 01Triple); Family 3 (01 Double + 01 Triple); Family 4 (01 double + 01 twin); Family 5 (01 Triple)
- 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
- Saigon - Hanoi
- Hanoi – Hue
- Da Nang – Nha Trang
- All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
- English speaking tour guide at places
- Boat trip at places
- Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
- International air fares/ airport taxes
- Visa stamping fee at arrival airport in Vietnam.