HOCHIMINH CITY-VINH LONG-TAY NINH-CU CHI-DALAT-NHATRANG-DANANG-HOIAN-HUE-HANOI-HALONG
(14 days / 13 nights)
DAY 01: HOCHIMINH CITY ARRIVAL
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Meet your guide and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Hochiminh City.
DAY 02: HOCHIMINH CITY
Full day Ho Chi Minh City tour covering the Former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, a lacquer ware factory and Thien Hau Pagoda in the city's bustling Chinatown. Afternoon enjoy your shopping at the Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Hochiminh City.
DAY 03: HCMC - CAI BE - VINH LONG - HCMC
Morning departure from Hochiminh City. Have a motorized boat ride to see round Cai Be Floating Market with local people being selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats. Walking around to see orchard, rice paper making, rice crispiest producing process.... Stop for a rest and Vietnamese lunch with local tropical fruits. Continue to boat through a village to see peaceful tranquil life of villagers, admire marvelous natural setting of Mekong Delta region.
15:00 - Visit Vinh Long Market. Then transfer back Hochiminh City in the late afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: FULL DAY TOUR TO TAY NINH - CU CHI
Morning drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh Province (120 km). Experience the colourful noon ceremony of Cao Dai followers. After lunch in Tayninh, drive to Cu Chi Tunnels located about 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City - a network of 200km long underground dug-out which is being used during Vietnam - USA war. Back to Hochiminh City in the afternoon.
DAY 05: HCMC - DALAT
Early morning transfer to airport for flight to Dalat. Upon your arrival visit a Prenn Waterfall and Lam Tyni Pagoda for the crazy monk. Afternoon continue to Bao Dai Palace, Valley of Love and take boat ride on Tuyen Lam Lake. Take a short visit to a local sweet jam shop for shopping.
DAY 06: DALAT - NHA TRANG
Morning depart to Nha Trang by road and drive over the Ngoan Muc Pass. Stop on road to visit the Poklonggiarai built from the 8th to 12th century with baked brick with a pyramid-shape.
On arrival Nha Trang visit the Giant Buddha - Long Son Pagoda and Cham Ponagar sanctuary decorated with divine animal statues and other Hindu shrines. Discover Hon Chong Promontory where huge rocks are piles up in a strange way and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 07: NHA TRANG ISLANDS
Board a boat at Cau Da Port and start the exciting boat trip by cano. Cruising to Mun Island which is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. See extraordinary coral reefs which are coverd with multicolored fish by snorkeling or by glass bottom boat. Enjoy the exciting snorkeling on the island. Back to Lang Chai (Fishing Village). Visit many cages raising fish, shrimp, grouper insides. Fresh lunch with many dishes of fresh sea food in Lang Chai. Tour end at Tri Nguyen Aquarium where is the collection of thousands of fantastic sea fish and sea natural creature. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08: NHA TRANG - DANANG - HOIAN
After breakfast, transfer to airport for the short flight to the central port city of Danang. On arrival Danang airport, you are met and transfered to Hoi An. On the way stop, visit Marble Mountain and Cham Museum. Arrive Hoi An and check in to your hotel.
DAY 09: HOIAN
Take a walking tour of the ancient town centre to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge & Hoi An Culture Museum. Afternoon free leisure time for shopping or explore Hoi An Ancient Town.
DAY 10: HOIAN - HUE
Morning depart to Hue by road. On the arrival Hue, take a dragon boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visit Hue's best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the Mausoleum of former Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes.
In the afternoon visit the elaborate mausoleums of Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh and the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 11: HUE - HANOI
After breakfast, transfer to Hue Airport for the short flight to Hanoi. City tour includes such sights as Fine Art Museum. Then move on to the Temple of Literature, Lake of Restored Sword and the Old Quarter. In the evening enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 12: HANOI - HALONG BAY
Today visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, and then travel by air-conditioned bus through the Red River Delta to beautiful Ha Long Bay. The scenic drive will pass through some of the rural landscape before arriving in the afternoon to the World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay with more than 3000 islands, which time, wind and waves have sculptured into fantastic shapes.
Overnight at hotel in Halong.
DAY 13: HALONG – HANOI
Today you will have about 4 hours cruise to explore the mystery and beauty of Ha Long Bay. Return to Hanoi following lunch of freshly caught seafood served on board. Visit Dong Trieu pottery village on the way. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 14: HANOI DEPARTURE
Free at leisure until transfering to the airport for departure flight to your country.
- Aircondition transfer and transportation
- Accommodation on twin - sharing basis based on with daily breakfast
- Train ticket, boat trip
- Local English/ French speaking guide
- Sightseeing tour, entrance fee, water puppet show
- Visa handling
- International air ticket and airport tax upon departure
- Domestic airticket and airport tax:
SGN- DAL // NHA-DAD // HUI-HAN
- Meals that not mentioned, drinks and other personal expenditures such as telephone, laundry, personal travel insurance
Note: * Domestic airtiket fare is subject to change without prior notice