VIETNAM ESSENTIAL TOURS: 13 DAYS / 12 NIGHTS (FROM USD1,395 PER PERSON)
Day 1: SAIGON IN (B/-/-)
Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, welcome by our guide. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Transfer for Saigon City tour to visit Cathedral Notre-Dame, Post Office Central, the War Museum and Phuoc Hai Tu Pagoda.The rest of day is free to walk around or relax. Night in Saigon.
Day 2: SAIGON – CAIBE – VINH LONG - SAIGON (B/L/-)
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Vinh Long. Stop and take a boat trip in Cai Be. Along narrow waterways through the lush vegetation to an orchard garden where we visit local homes at Binh Hoa Phuoc island as well as enjoy a lunch in a bonsai garden. Drive back to Saigon. Night in Saigon
Day 3: SAIGON – CUCHI – TAYNINH (B/L/-)
Breakfast in hotel. Depart for Cu Chi and visit an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Viet Cong during the war. Transfer to Tay Ninh, the head quarter of Cao Dai region founded on 1926. Caodaism is a combination of the Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Buddhism. Return to Saigon. Night in Saigon
Day 4: SAIGON – NHA TRANG (B/-/-)
Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for flight to Nha Trang. Welcome at Cam Ranh airport. Check in hotel. Nha Trang city tour to visit: Ponagar Temple, Xom Bong Bridge, Oceanographic Institut, Long Son Pagoda or the Stone Church in town. Free time at leisure. Night in Nha Trang
Day 6: NHA TRANG FREE TIME (B/-/-)
Individual time for relax and swimming. Night in Nha Trang
Day 7: NHATRANG – DANANG – HOI AN (B/-/-)
After breakfast we flight to Danang. Upon arrival in Danang Airport, we will transfer to the ancient town of Hoi An. En route, visit the Cham Museum, and the Marble Mountains. Upon arrival in Hoi An, take a walking tour of this attractive town, visiting Ancient merchants’ houses, a Phuc Kien temple, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, and the colorful riverside. Night in Hoi An.
Day 8: HOI AN – DANANG – HUE (B/-/-)
Breakfast in hotel. In the morning, the time is individual for relax or riding around street in ancient town. Transfer from Hoi An to the ancient capital of Hue. The three-hours drive along the coast, through emerald-green paddy fields and over the spectacular Hai Van mountain pass, arrive in Hue. Check in. Stroll around Dong Ba market. Night in Hue.
Day 10: HUE – HANOI (B/-/-)
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to airport for early flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. Full day city tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, house on stilts, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Then continue to visit the Temple of Litterature well known as Viet Nam’s first university. The afternoon, after visiting the Ethnologic Museum and the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred Ngoc Son Temple, a short walk in the old streets and local markets. Water Puppet Show in late afternoon. Night in Ha Noi.
Day 11: HANOI - HALONG (B/L/D)
Breakfast in hotel. Morning drive to Halong Bay. After a quick registration process at Halong harbour, we embark on a cruise to visit Ha Long Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. This picturesque “Dragon descending to the sea” Bay has 1,969 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. During the boat trip, fresh seafood lunch prepared and served on board. Opportunity to have a swim in a quiet creed or on the Titov beach. Splendid panorama in Halong Bay at sunset. Night on board.
Day 12: HALONG - HA NOI (B/-/-)
Breakfast on board. Enjoy the sunshine on board. Continue the boat trip to discover Halong Bay. Boat cruise to visit Surprises Caves, Dau Go, Ga Choi….Disembark at 12h30. Transfer back to Hanoi. Stop on route to visit the ceramic village Dong Trieu. Arrival in Hanoi. Night in Hanoi.
Day 13 : HANOI DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure flight (check out hotel before 12h00)
Package price: USD per person in DBL sharing room
- International flight and airport tax