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: Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)
After having breakfast, you will check out hotel in Hanoi, leave your big suitcase at that hotel and just bring your back bags only.
07:30 Picking up guests from hotel/stay
08:00 Starting to drive to Ha Long Bay
10:30 Stopping over to stretch the legs on the way
12:30 Arriving in Tuan Chau harbor
12:45 Boarding Alova Gold Cruise & welcome drink
13:00 Safety briefing & check in cabin
13:30 Lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine
15:00 Kayaking or relaxing
16:30 Visit Titop Island or swimming
18:00 Cooking class
19:30 Dinner with Vietnamese Cuisine
Enjoying a romantic night at bar or doing squid fishing.
Night 6: Overnight at Alova Cruise or similar
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – Check in Hotel in Hanoi (B/L)
07:00 Wake up call
07:30 Captain Breakfast
08:15 Visiting Sung Sot cave (Surprising Cave)
09:30 Check out cabin
10:30 Flower Carving Class
11:30 Time to say good bye to our crew (disembark)
11:45 Lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine in the Restaurant.
13:00 Let’s get on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi
14:30 Short stop to stretch the legs (mid-way stop over)
16:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay in Hanoi. Trip ends.
Note: Itinerary can be changed upon the weather condition and traffic conditions
WHAT IS INCLUDED
- Pick up and drop off from hotel/stay in The Hanoi Old Quarter
- Transfer by A/C modern bus, Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi.
- 1 night in full furnished deluxe en-suite cabin with A/C and hot water
- English speaking guide for during the trip.
- 2 bottles of water per person in the bus
- All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary
- 1 hour kayaking.
- § Squid fishing equipment.
- Cooking class.
- Visiting Sung Sot cave.
- Complementary bottle of water in cabin and Welcome Drink
- On board insurance
- Meal as: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner (set menu)
- All indicated in our itinerary
WHAT IS EXCLUDED
- Beverages, Tax, Travel insurance & Service charge
- Tips, personal expenses
- All not indicated in our itinerary
- Pick up from hotel or stay outside the Old Quarter
- Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather & operations conditions
- There isn’t a doctor or pharmacy on board
- Cancellation policy confirmed by Agent rules
- Please check your invoice carefully from your agent or hotel we don’t accept verbal promises
WHAT TO BRING
- Passport with valid visa, Sun block, swimming suit, sport shoes, Cash for personal expenses.
Re-check in hotel in Hanoi when come back from Halong Bay.
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.