Sai gon, Hanoi, Halong Bay
In Brief: Our “Vietnam Essential” is made for you who want to explore the finest essences of Vietnam from North – South. During 7 day itinerary you will have opportunities to experience with impressing highlights:
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Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, presently is the largest commercial city of Vietnam, commonly known with very nice “nicknames” as Sai Gon capital of the southern region of Cochinchina or “Pearl of Far East”. Upon landing on Tan Son Nhat airport, you will have very first window tour through the exciting city and bustling streets on the way to your hotel. After checking in the hotel, you will have almost time of the remaining day to take the rest or use at your disposal to explore the city.
Included: Airport pickup car, English speaking guide, Hotel in Saigon
After breakfast, your day will start with one hour and a half drive to Cu Chi Tunnel, a heroic exploit as well as a legend of the 20th century. The Tunnel system has become the famous underground relic in the world with about 200km length and in shaped of a spider-web which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against both French and American troops. After having visited Cu Chi Tunnel, return to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch. In the afternoon, continue the itinerary by a sightseeing tour visiting War Museum, The Hundred Years Red Cathedral (Notre Dame Cathedral) , The Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall.
Included: Breakfast, City car, Entrance tickets, English speaking guide, Hotel in Saigon
Today, the driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Mekong River Delta here you will have chance to explore its vast fluvial beauty. Cai Be floating market is the first stop in your itinerary and is one of the most featured floating markets in the Mekong River Delta region. Getting on the boat and cruise around the market to see the local people hang their selling products on the erecting poles of their boats and barges stuffed-full of fruits and vegetables. After that, visit some local workshops then enjoy a delicious lunch served in the cool shade of orchards in An Binh Island. In the afternoon, take a traditional rowboat and cruise deeper into the countryside through narrow canals to enjoy the peaceful landscapes. Stop at a nursery garden to explore how local farmers produce their world famous fruits and vegetables. The cruise ends around 3:30 PM in Vinh Long. The driver will be waiting at the wharf then transfer you back to Saigon.
Included: Breakfast & Lunch, Transportation, Boat, English speaking guide, Hotel in Sai Gon
Morning after having breakfast, driver will transfer you to the airport to for the flight to Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi. Upon arrival, get transferred to your hotel in the center of Hanoi. Free at your leisure.
Afternoon, you will explore the charming beauty of the Capital by French architecture in Hanoi with many buildings and houses bearing unique Gothic style (Opera Theatre, State Bank), ancient pagodas and peaceful lakes. Your itinerary will be taken to some tourist attractions such as: Temple of Literature, HCMC complex (Mausoleum, Ba Dinh square, Stilt house, Presidential Palace, One pillar pagoda, Hanoi Railway station…), Quan Thanh Temple, Tran Quoc pagoda and West Lake.
Included: Breakfast, Transportation, English speaking guide, Hotel in Hanoi
After having breakfast, leave the bustling city to continue taking 3 or 4 hour drive to Ha Long Bay, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage with breathtaking natural beauty, geological & geomorphological value of stalagmite and stalactite caves. Arrive the dock at the noon time then board the Cruise Junk, a delicious fresh seafood lunch will be served while sailing out into the bay. Enjoying the immense sea landscape decorated with numerous limestone islands and islets wouldn’t be more fantastic, the cruise will go through Dinh Huong and Go Choi islet. The excursion route will allow you to choose one of 3 largest caves of the bay (Thien Cung, Dau Go or Sung Sot). If the weather permits, the cruise will stop at an island giving you chance for bathing at a white-sand beach. Spending overnight on the cruise making you experience to enjoy nice sky of twinkled stars then fall into tight sleep by sound of gentle waves and windy cool.
Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Transportation, English speaking guide, Overnight on cruise
Waking up early for joining Tai Chi exercise on the cruise deck or relax and enjoy a tranquilly fresh morning as well as beautiful sunrise on sea, slowly sipping a cup of tea or coffee before rowing boat to visit some nearby islands. After that, return to the cruise for having light breakfast then enjoy amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay on the way back to Ha Long City. Have brunch on board then returning to Ha Long wharf. Your tour guide and driver will be waiting to pick up and transfer you to Hanoi
Included: Breakfast & Brunch, Transportation, English speaking guide, Hotel in Hanoi
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then you are free and leisure by your own until our private car comes to pick you up, then transfer you to Noi Bai International airport for your departure flight out and do hope you have pleasant times and sweet memories about Vietnam.
Included: Breakfast, Airport drop off
|Hotel||3 star||4 Star||5 star|
|Hanoi||Golden Lake or similar||Golden Silk or similar||Sofitel Plaza Hanoi or similar|
|Sai Gon||Thien Tung or similar||Golden Central or similar||Sofitel Plaza Sai Gon or similar|
|Ha Long Cruise||V-Spirit or similar or similar||Pelican Cruise or similar||Paradise Cruise or similar|