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Authentic Viet Nam   3 sao
12 days 11 nights Von 00 USD
Day 1 HANOI

On arrival, welcome by your guide at the airport and proceed to your selected hotel. (For arrival in the morning, hotel room will be available only from 13h00).

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 HANOI   (B)

After breakfast, spend a day touring the capital, including a visit to the ho chi minh mausoleum (closed on mondays and fridays), his personal residence, the one pillar pagoda and the tran quoc pagoda. then, depart to the museum of ethnology and its striking exhibition about the vietnamese ethnic plurality.

In the afternoon, visit the temple of literature. then start a one-hour rickshaw tour of the capital and spend some time wandering in the old quarter and its antique shops before visiting ngoc son temple located on the hoan kiem lake. Enjoy the water puppet show early in the evening.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 HANOI / HOA LU / HANOI    (B/L)

capital of vietnam. on arrival, enjoy a bicycle ride to bich dong pagoda and continue to thung nang pier. Board a small sampan for a spectacular 2-hour trip through one cave and numerous waterways, Passing through beautiful rural sceneries of limestone cliffs and rice paddies.

In the afternoon, visit dinh tien hoang and le dai hanh dynastic temples before traveling by road back to hanoi.

Overnight in hanoi.

Day 4 HANOI / HALONG   (B/L/D)

After breakfast, depart by road to the famous halong bay. Arrive around 12h00 and board the junk for a memorable cruise to discover one of the natural marvels of vietnam. Lunch is served on board.

During the navigation, the boat passes by numerous islets and stops at a natural cave. Finally enjoy a swim in the jade waters of the gulf of tonkin (if the weather permits).

Dinner and overnight on the junk.

Day 5 HALONG / HANOI / HUE (night train)   (B/L)

After breakfast, the cruise resumes and the boat navigates between the karts, some of which display fantastic shapes. the cruise ends around 11h00, then, drive back to hanoi. On the way, stop to visit phu lang ceramic village in bac ninh where you can enjoy a walk down the road and visit varieties of ceramic workshops.

Return to hanoi in the middle of afternoon. Time at leisure until your departure for the railway station and the night train to hue.

Option: flight hanoi-hue with overnight in hue.

Day 6 HUE   (B/L)

Arrive in hue in the morning. Welcome by your guide and drive to your hotel for breakfast (the room might be available only from noon). Rest of the morning at leisure.

In the afternoon, visit emperor minh mang's mausoleum and continue your journey to the seven-storey thien mu pagoda located on the riverbank. End the day with a boat trip on the gentle perfume river.

Overnight in hue.

Day 7 HUE / DANANG / HOI AN   (B)

After breakfast, visit the imperial citadel and tu duc mausoleum, which was built following the mysterious laws of geomancy. You will also stop at villages to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made.

Depart to danang via the hai van pass. on arrival, visit the cham museum which presents the greatest collection about champa civilization and continue to Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8 HOI AN   (B/L)

After breakfast, pick up at your hotel and visit the famous old quarter of hoi an. The important trading port during the 17th and 18th centuries is now listed as a unesco world heritage site. Take a walk around hoi an ancient town and explore its treasures. Finally, pay a visit to a lantern making cottage and learn how to make one on your own.

In the afternoon, excursion by boat on the thu bon river with a stop along the way at a traditional ceramic and carpentry village. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9 HOI AN / DANANG / HO CHI MINH CITY   (B/L)

After breakfast, transfer to danang airport for your morning flight to ho chi minh city (saigon). on Arrival, transfer to your selected hotel. In the same morning, discover the bustling saigon. Enjoy a tour in the colonial residential quarter with the hotel de ville, the opera house, the 19th century notre-dame cathedral, the beautiful central post office and the more modern reunification palace (outside).

In the afternoon, visit the war remnants museum and continue to cho lon, tien hau pagoda and the bustling binh tay market. Finally, end the day with a visit to a lacquer ware factory.

Overnight in ho chi minh city.

Day 10 HO CHI MINH CITY / CAI BE / VINH LONG / CAN THO   (B/L)

After breakfast, drive to cai be in the heart of the mekong delta. On arrival, board a sampan for a cruise on the mekong river and its myriad of canals to vinh long. Visit an old colonial house and a rice popcorn factory.

In the afternoon continue the journey to vinh long and then drive to can tho, the largest town in the mekong delta.

Overnight in can tho.

Day 11 CAN THO / MY THO / HO CHI MINH CITY   (B/L)

After breakfast, board a sampan to visit the cai rang floating market and a fruit garden (ba cong) and then visit the binh thuy ancient house (over 100 years old). Observe the rural life and admire the lush vegetation along the riverbanks and discover the can tho's market before driving back to ho chi minh city. along the way, visit a cao dai temple (or vinh trang pagoda if tay ninh is already included in the program). Arrive in ho chi minh city late in the afternoon.

Overnight in ho chi minh city.

Day 12 HO CHI MINH CITY   (B)

After breakfast, time at leisure until your departure to tan son nhat airport.

End of our services.

Our prices include:

  • Accommodation in shared double or twin room at selected hotels.
  • Transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as per program.
  • English speaking guide for each area except during time at leisure.
  • Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program.
  • Private boat for the trips mentioned.
  • Shared junk in double cabin in Halong Bay.
  • Meals as mentioned on the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner.
  • Train Hanoi - Hue (sleeping berth).
  • Government taxes currently in force (V.A.T.).

Our prices do not include:

  • Visa for Vietnam.
  • Flight Danang - Ho Chi Minh City including domestic airport taxes.
  • International flights and airport taxes.
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned.

Note:

  • Program is subject to change without prior notice due to airlines unexpected changes of schedule or flight cancellations.
  • We reserve the right to adjust the prices at any time in the event of an increase in the fuel surcharge applied by airlines or any other transport companies.
  • Visa into Vietnam available upon arrival at the airport with prior arrangement for authorisation letter.
  • In general most places are closed in Vietnam throughout the period of the Lunar New Year.
  • If the clients cannot ride bicycle in Hoa Lu, transfers will be available by car or van.

Supplement:

  • Full-board: 10 dinners at local restaurants.