A GLIMPSE OF VIET NAM
You will have the best itinerary to discover most of highlight of Vietnam within 8 daysPrice from: $
Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Accommodation in hotels (twin shared room);
English speaking guide
Entrance fee to indicated sights;
Meal as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
Boat trip in Mekong Delta, Halong
Cyclo ride in Ha Noi;
Mineral water in car
other meals, drinks;
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
Arrival, pick up at airport and transfer to hotel downtown. After a change and rest, strolls down the city of 1000 years for a first sightseeing. A cyclo drive around Hoan kiem Lake and Hanoi's Old quarter followed by a welcome dinner. O/N in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)
After breakfast, take a short drive of 4 hours to Halong Bay. Arrive in Ha Long city, board our traditional wooden junk boat, Huong Hai Junk, for an overnight journey. Sip on a refreshing welcome drink upon check in before you begin your cruise through the bay. Feast on a delicious lunch as you cruise among hundreds of islets (Dinh Huong islet, Ga Choi – Fighting Cock islet, Dog islet, Finger islet, etc.) to discover unspoilt pockets of Halong Bay and visit Sung Sot cave, one of the most imposing grottos of the Bay. Swim at Soi Sim beach or Titov beach or a short trek to the top of Titov mountain for a magnificent panorama scenery.
Day 3:Halong (B/L/D)
7.00am: Sunrise breakfast with tea, coffee, fruit & cake. 8.30am: Transfer by tender to the “Day Boat” and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s more untouched locales (Three Peaches Beach, Doi Cave or Ba Ham lake, Van Gia fishing village). Exact locations depend on tide conditions. Enjoy a leisurely day of kayaking and swimming. A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day. Pack lightly; swimwear and set of dry clothes and there may be some walking through shallow water and on slippery rocks so appropriate shoes for this (you may bring the sandals provided in your cabins). 7.30pm: Enjoy your dinner on board. 9.00pm: Squid fishing or relax and chatting with your partner, friends, family. Overnight on Ha Long Bay aboard
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – Hoi an (B/L/D)
7.00 am: For early riser complimentary tea, coffee, fruit and cake are served. 8.00 am: Visit Luon cave on small bamboo boat paddle by out crew staff and enjoy the quiet atmosphere enclosed by high islets and mountains. Be back to our Huong Hai Junk. Sail past rock formations such as Man’s Head islet, Tortoise islet, Butterfly cave, Lion islet, Bai Tho mountain, enjoy the tranquil scenery as the boat meanders its way through the bay on the way back to Ha Long city, etc. 9.00 am: Arrange your luggage and do the check out onboard. 9.30 am: Enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations. 11.30 am: Arrive back at Ha Long city for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you to Hanoi Airport to board the flight to Da nang. Drive to Hoian. O/N in Hoian.
Day 5 Hoi an (B/L/D)
A half day tour visit the world heritage of Hoian Old Town with museums, communal houses, ancient houses, pagodas & temples in multiple choices. A cultural show adds the exciting to the tour too. Afternoon and evening free for enjoying the town which lot of tailors, riverside café and restaurants in old houses...Hoian is still one of the most attractive tourist spots after a long long time. Almost everyone loves Hoian badly. O/N in Hoian.
Day 6: Hoian - Saigon - cu chi tunnel (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Saigon. Onward to visit the incredible underground Cu chi tunnel which was the shelter of VC during war. Afternoon city tour of saigon with Independence Palace, Notredam cathedral, French Post office. Dinner cruise on Saigon river. O/N in Saigon.
Day 7: Saigon - mekong (B, L, D)
A full day excursion to the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a river cruise passing through floating market with colorful boats filled with fruits, rice, food, a floating market with fish-pond inside houses. Stop at Thoi son island and have lunch with honey wine in an orchard looking over the river, followed by a folk show by locals. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda and a coconut mill before back saigon. O/N in saigon.
Day 8: Saigon Departure (B)
Airport transfer for your flight out.