Highlight: Hanoi stay with hotel in Hanoi with 3 star hotel + Hanoi city tour with water puppet show + Halong Bay 1 nights on cruise + Domestic flight from Hanoi to HCM+ Cu Chi Cao Dai Temple + Mekong Delta day trip + airport transfer + 4 Island tour Nha Trang.
Day 1: Our Driver will pick you up at airport and transfer hotel in Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi. (No Meal)
Day 2: After having Breakfast, you will join Hanoi city tour day trip with water puppet show B/L)
Hanoi Capital is located on the banks of the Red River with tranquil Hoan Kiem Lake at its heart; Hanoi is the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. North of the lake are the bustling streets of the Old Quarter, each street named after the trade that used to take place there. Sightseeing with a Local Guide; water puppets performance; visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Museum, Presidential Palace, and Temple of Literature.
AM: 7.45 – 8.15: Free pick up at your hotel. Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 – the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West lake (One of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam).Then visit Bat Trang pottery village (applied on Mon, Wed & Fri). Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam, see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 – it’s gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters, and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple.
At the end, journey through Hanoi Old Quarter, you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration. Tour ends around 15h30 – 16h00.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum close on Monday and Friday morning.
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian …) should be sent before your departure date.
Water Puppet show for Deluxe option only, a traditional performance that dates back as far as the 11th century in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam. Then the tour will finish around 17h00 – 17h30.
Bat Trang pottery village will be visited on Mon, Wed & Fri (without Ethnology Museum). Ethnology Museum will be visited on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat (without Bat Trang pottery village).
Day 3: Check out Hanoi hotel and join Halong Overnight with Vspirit cruise ( B/L/D)
After having Breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up at hotel and start for Halong tour.
Experience Halong Bay, on a V’Spirit Classic Cruise, one of the best mid-range cruises available. You will not only see many fantastically shaped islands, beautiful beaches, and great natural caves, but you will also learn more about its history and local people…
|08h00 – 08h30||Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.|
|13h30 – 14h30||Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.|
|14h30 – 15h30||Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.|
|15h30 – 16h30||Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.|
|16h30 – 17h30||Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.|
|17h30 – 19h00||Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.|
|19h00||Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.Overnight on board.|
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
|06h30 – 07h30||Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.|
|07h30 – 08h30||Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.|
|08h30 – 09h30||Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.|
|09h30||Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.|
|09h30 – 10h30||Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.|
|10h30 – 11h30||While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.|
|10h30 – 11h30||Disembark V’Spirit Classic.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Transfer back to Hanoi.Trip finishes at around 17h00.|
- Round trip transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back to Hanoi
- Welcome Drinks
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- English-speaking Tour Guide
- Deluxe Cabins and A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
- Vietnamese and International Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (B, L, D)
- Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
- Airfares, Car Transfers
- Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above
- Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
- Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
- A valid passport is required upon check-in on board…
- What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellents
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
Back Hanoi and recheck in hotel- Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: After having breakfast, you will join Hoa Lu Tam Coc ( B/L)
7:50 – 8:40: Our modern bus and guide pick up at your address then depart for Ninh Binh province.
10:00: Arrive at Hoa Lu, the ancient citadel of Viet Nam in the 10th century, visit temples of two dynasties Dinh and Le, our tour guide will tell you the stories of 2 kings and Queen Duong Van Nga, the tragedy in royal family, after that visit the excavation area beside the Le Dai Hanh temple.
Proceed the cycling tour from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc around 8 km along country rivers and rice fields. Arrive at Tam Coc wharf at noon. Have lunch at a local restaurant with direct view to Ngo Dong river in Tam Coc (you have chance to enjoy the delicious goat meat and elderberry – the special dishes in Ninh Binh)
14:00: Get on sampan boat rowed by the locals going among the villages, mountains and rice fields. Pass through 3 caves “Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba”. Then back to wharf to take a rest and get on bus to Hanoi.
18:00: Arrive in Hanoi. Our tour guide say good bye to you at your address.
Hoa Lu Tam Coc One Day Tour is finished.
What to bring:
– Sun glasses, Sun cream
– Camera and film
– Pair of Shoes and short trousers for biking around country road.
– Seating on bamboo boat in 1.5 hours with local rower to visit Tam Coc Cave.
Pick up and drop off at your hotel with modern bus with air-conditioner from Hanoi
2 bottles of water/trip/person
Enthusiastic, experienced driver & English speaking guide
Lunch with Vietnamese foods & entrance and boat fees
Bicycling from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc
Tour excluded: drinks, insurance, tax, tip and others not clearly mentioned above
Day 6: Free time and relax (B)
Day 7: Check out this hotel and transfer to airport to get flight to Ho Chi Minh city.( B)
Arrival Ho Chi Minh, Our driver will pick you up from Tan Son Nhat, transfer you to Elios Sai Gon Hotel. Overnight at Elios Sai Gon Hotel.
Feel free to discover Ho Chi Minh by yourself.
Day 8: After having Breakfast, you will join Ho Chi Minh half day trip ( B/L)
Half day tour (start 8.00 – return 12.00
We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, (optional Ben Thanh Market – only drop off).
Day 9: After having Breakfast, you will join Mekong Delta day trip ( B/L)
HCM – My Tho – Ben Tre – HCM (start 8.00 – return 17.00 )
Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit VinhTrang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view thestilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music“, performed by locals.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy& observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Day 10: HCM city and Nha Trang.(B)
Check out hotel in HCM and get flight from HCM to Nha Trang, arrival Cam Ranh airport, meet our driver and transfer you to hotel in Nha Trang city. You will have free time and relax (B)
Day 11: After having breakfast at hotel, our tour guide will pick you up 4 Island tour in Nha Trang (B/L)- Mun Island, Mot Island,Trang Island and Aquarium Island.
08h15 – 09h15: Minibus and tour guide pick guest up from hotel
10h00: Arrive to Mun Island for snorkeling and swimming. Mun Island was a Marine Preserver Area where you can find lots of colorful fishes and much variety of coral.
12h00: At Mot Island has lunch with Vietnamese food. You will surprise with it because you can’t think how they arrange seats and tables for lunch on the boat. You will enjoy lunch with much kind of interesting dishes
12h45: Enjoy ” Live Music Show” performance on the boat. They can sing in 25 languages in the world (depend where are you come from). Dancing on the boat with “La Bamba” dance song…
13h15: This is the second times you will surprise with “Dance and Drinking” on the floating bar. Happy hour, free for drinks. You can drink as much as possible (in 20 minutes, recommend join)
13h30: At Tranh Beach – White Sand Beach. You may continue swimming or sun bath. Water Sport available: Jet Ski, Parasailing, Diving (Pay yourself)
16h00: At Aquarium – The Pirate Ship. You will see a real huge fishes with 45 kg – 80 kg and many types of sea creatures: Boxfish, Sea Anemone, Nemo fish, Sea Cucumber, Starfish, Lobster, Lionfish, Razor fish, Amazon Crocodile fish, Moray Eel, Turtle…
17h00: Minibus and tour guide take you back to the hotel.
- Minibus transfer
- Wooden boat
- Tour guide
- Life jacket, mask & snorkel
- Lunch onboard
- Live music show
- Floating bar
- All entrance fees
- Personal expenses
Day 12: Free time and relax (B)
Day 13: Depart. Our Driver will take you back to Cam Ranh airport to get your flight back home.( B) Tour finished.
Tour Package includes:
+ 05 nights stay at Classic room – Viet View hotel or similar
+ Hanoi city tour with water puppet show day trip
+ Hoa Lu Tam Coc day trip
+ 2D1 N Halong Bay overnight with Vspirit Cruise
+ 03 nights with Senior Superior at Ellios Sai Gon Hotel
+ Full day trip to Cu Chi Tunnels and Cao Dai Temple
+ Full day trip to Mekong Delta
+ 03 nights with Superior room at Apus hotel or similar in Nha Trang.
+ 4 Island tour in Nha Trang.
+ 02 ways airport transfer in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Nha Trang
+ 02 way of Domestic flight from HN to HCM and from HCM to Nha Trang with Vietnam airline
+ All meals are mentioned in tour program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
+Transport as tour program.
+English speaking tour guide.
+All accommodation, entrance fees, security permits.