Day 01: Arrival - Hanoi
Day 02: Hanoi city tour
Day 04: Halong - Hanoi - Hue
Day 05: Hue City Tour
Day 06: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An
Day 07: Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang
Day 08: Nha Trang Island tour
Day 09: Nha Trang - Saigon
Day 10: Saigon City tour – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 11: Saigon – Mekong Delta
Day 12: Saigon – Departure
Day 01: Arrival - Hanoi (welcome dinner)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for check in and then enjoy our welcome dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
AM: 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 have Cyclo in the Old Quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy Water Puppet show in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 03: Hanoi - Halong on Paloma Cruiser (B, L, D)
8h30: Pick up at your hotel, drive to Halong Bay. 12h30: Arrive Halong Bay & enjoy welcoming cocktail. Check into your cabin. Have a lunch in the restaurant and enjoy the stunning views of the bay & its dramatic limestone. 13h00: Lunch & relaxing time. 14h30 - 16h15: Visit Vung Vieng Village, disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by local people, meet local people & visit the school & pearl farms, go kayaking. 16h30: Sunset party with evening cocktails and fresh fruits. 17h30: Time for swimming or simply go sunbathing on sun deck or pamper yourself with a massage and sauna in our luxury spa. 18h15: Cooking class. 19h00: Dinner time. 21h00: Squid fishing, relaxing, watching movie or games take a late night swim under the stars. Accommodation and overnight on junk.
Day 04: Halong - Hanoi - Hue (B,L)
Air tickets: Hanoi - Hue (economy class). 6h15: Tai Chi on the sundeck. 7h00 - 8h00: Breakfast time, coffee and tea are served in the restaurant. 8h10: Sail through the water and pass by a number of caves including Drum Cave, Virgin Cave, Toad Cave and then visit Surprising Cave – the widest grottoes in Halong with thousand of stalactites and stalagmites. 9h30 - 10h00: Check out time. 10h45: Lunch time. 11h30: Settle bills (if have). 12h30: Return to the shore and disembark from The Paloma as our crew say farewell. Transfer back to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi at 16:30, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Hue at 19:10. Upon arrival in Hue at 20:10, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Hue.
Day 05: Hue City Tour (B, L)
AM: 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 ImperialMuseum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai DinhTomb, 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 06: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B)
Drive to Hoian on the way visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach, via Danang and visit Cham Museum & Marble Mountain en route. Afternoon 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. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 07: Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang (B)
AM: Free & easy PM: Transferred to the airport for flight to Nha Trang at 14:10. Upon arrival in Nha Trang at 15:10, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 08: Nha Trang Island tour (B, L)
Boat trip to Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Mun Island (including National Maritime Reserve). Having lunch then enjoy some activities in the sea such as: scuba diving, snorkeling (upon request)…Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 09: Nha Trang - Saigon (B)
AM: Free at your relax PM: transferred to airport for flight to Saigon depart at 15:30 PM, upon arrival in Saigon at 16:30 PM, you will be picked up to hotel for relax and overnight. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 10: Saigon City tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (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. Lunch at local restaurant. Afterwards we continue to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Turn back to Saigon for overnight.
Day 11: Saigon – Mekong Delta (B, L)
8:00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. 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 Saigon and relax. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: Saigon – Departure (B)
Relax until transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight.
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- A/c private car/van for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program
- English/French speaking tour guide at places
- Domestic flights: Hanoi - Hue; Da Nang - Nha Trang - HCMC (economy class)
- Domestic flight: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap (economy class)
- International flight: Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh City (economy class)
- Shared cruise in Halong Bay
- Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta
- Kayaking paddles
- Express boat ticket Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
- All entrance fees
- Hotel accommodation based on 2 guests sharing a Twin or Double room
- Half board package meals as indicated (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Approved invitation letter for Vietnamese visa
- Visas & visa fees
- Personal expenses
- Late check out and early check in
- Other meals and drinks
- Tip for tour guide and driver
- Departure tax and other airport tax
- All other services not included on the written form