Heritage of Vietnam 9 days
9 days discovering and experiencing 3 natural and cultural heritages listed by the UNESCO. A wonderful and mystical Halong Bay, charming and quite ancient capital of Hue, simple but interesting of Hoi An. Hanoi and Saigon cities will be your stopovers that you can not miss.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
Our representative/tour guide will meet and greet you at the airport. Drive to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi City Tours (B/L/D)
Enjoy 5 hour sightseeing tours to visit the city’s landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature (First University built in the 11 Century), Hanoi Hilton Museum. Free walking around Hanoi old quarter for shopping and short visit Dong Xuan market. Enjoy 1 hour cyclo tours around theHanoi City’s old quarters and the traditional water puppetry show. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/D)
Morning depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendaryHalong Bay. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Transfer back to Hanoi. Stay overnight inHanoi
Day 4: Hanoi – Hue (B/L/D)
Transferring to the airport to catch morning flight to Hue. Check-in hotel upon arrival and take refresh for a while. This quiet city is widely known for the magnificent architecture of its citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas and temples built under the Nguyen Dynasty. We visit the major sites including the Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City like in Beijing. Free shopping in Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue
Day 5: Hue – Danang – Hoi An (B/L/D)
Morning boat trip on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda and Ming Mang Emperor’s mausoleum. After lunch, drive to Hoi An, we will cross Hai Van Pass where you will have magnificent view of the China Sea. Stop at Lang Co to have break. Visit the fascinating Cham Museum, famous China Beach and the MarbleMountains en route to charming Hoi An. Known as Faifo to early Western traders, it was one of South East Asia’s major international ports and today it still retains that special old-world feel.
In the evening, enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarter. Hoi An is also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to have a new wardrobe made up, this is the time to do it. Overnight in Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An – My Son (B/L/D)
Excursion to My Son – Cham Holy Land, the sacred land of Vietnam’s most spectacular historic and religious site. Afternoon, return to Hoi An and rest of the day free at your own leisure on the beach. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoian – Danang – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/D)
Free at leisure until transferring to Danang airport to take flight to Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam’s largest city has an exciting buzz as millions of people rush around on their daily business. You’ll be met and driven to your hotel.
In the afternoon, your car and driver will come to take you for your Ho Chi Minh City tour. You’ll visit the Museum of War Remnants which provides a very partial, but riveting, perspective of the ‘American War’. You’ll visit Centre Post Office with colonial building and the Cathedral Church. You’ll have approximately two hours to visit Ben Thanh market, one of the liveliest areas of Ho Chi Minh City, is packed with every conceivable commodity and a visit to lacquer workshop to see the complex processes and meticulous workmanship involved in this traditional Vietnamese craft product. If time permits, you’ll visit Thien Hau Temple and theChina Town. You’ll spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (B/L/D)
Drive to Vinh Long, a city famous by the Mekong River and floating market. You’ll cruise to visit Cai Be floating market, fruit orchards, a traditional family-run brick kiln. You’ll have a lunch at one of the local family and have a shot show of traditional music in Mekong Delta which is operated by the local people. You’ll have time to wonder around the fruit market to buy some kind of famous tropical fruit such as banana, pomelo, dragon fruit, and mangos tin and so on.
You’ll return to Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9: Saigon Departure (B)
Free at leisure until transferring to Tan Son Nhat airport to take departure flight onward. End of service.
Private tour cost:
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Hanoi: Viet hotel / Star view hotel / ATS hotel / luxor hotel 3*
Hue : Ngoc Huong , Duy Tan Hotel
Hoi An: Golf / Indochine hotel 3*
Ho Chi Minh City: Elegant / Kingston/ Queen Ann 3*
Hanoi: Ze’phyr / Flower Garden / Bao Son / Silk Pass
Hue : Imperial Hue
Hoi An: Hoi An Trail Resort/ Hoi An River Beach/ 4*
Ho Chi Minh City: Liberty Central/ Continental / 4*
Hanoi: Intercontinental/ Sheraton / 5*
Hue : Imperial Hue
Hoi An: Palm Garden Resort/ Golden Sand Resort / 5*
Ho Chi Minh City: Rex/ Renaissance Riverside/ Majestic Sai Gon/ Caravelle/ 5*
Tour cost includes:
– Accommodation (double/twin sharing)
– Private pick up and transfer (A/C car/van)
– English/French speaking tour guide
– Meals specified in tour program
– All Internal/domestic air tickets per program
– Boat trips specified the tour program
– All entrance, permission and visiting fees
Tour cost excludes:
– Visa to Vietnam
– Departure airport tax
– Meals which are not included in the program
– Personal travel & medical insurance
– International flights to and from Vietnam
– All personal & daily expenses
– All gratuities and tips to drivers and guides