Day 1: Hanoi Arrival - Airport Pick-up
You are welcomed by our driver and transfer to Hanoi City Center for hotel chek-in. The rest of your day will be free time for relaxation. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B,L,D)
7h45 - 8h15: Our experience driver will pick you up at your hotel. Driving you through the red delta river which you have a real chance to see more about local life, specially our driver will make stop on half way for the rest where we can check-in onboard for you & you also can might deeply understand how hard the disable and the agent orange manage to do hand made to their save life.
12h - 12h15: Arriving ha long harbor we will transfer you to the cruise by speed boat. Enjoy welcome drinks & fresh towel.
13h00: Check-in your cabin. Enjoy fresh seafood lunch. The cruise will escape crowded Halong bay, keep sailing toward Lan Ha bay & Bai tu long bay where less touristy, quiet & cleaner than Halong bay. You will have chance to take photographs when we passing amazing islands, islets, beaches: Finger islet, Frog islet, Teapot islets, Dark & Bright cave...
15h00: Kayaking around Dark & Bright cave area which are located under water a millions of years ago & you may even see wild monkeys. This is also the most beautiful lagoon in Lan Ha bay for kayaking activities. If you don't like to do kayaking, you can sit on the sampan boat which is controlled by fisherman to go around.
17h00: back to the boat, go up the huge sundeck & enjoy small sunset party with local fruits & tea. You will have chance to jump off from the boat into the emerald water, swimming in free style.
The Cruise will anchor at the tranquil lagoon among Bai tu long bay and Lan ha bay
Our Barbecue dinner will be served on the top deck (if the weather permits) or at the cozy restaurant with fresh seafood
Evening: You can enjoy Squid fishing, karaoke, dancing, using bar services, play funny games...
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B)
Waking up for a new day to enjoy sunrise and recharge your energy with fresh breakfast, tea, coffee & cake which is ready to serve you from 7h00 - 8h30.
Following the unique route will lead you visit a small beautiful lagoon with some original floating house where we experience the daily life & culture, go catching fishes with nets & local people. If you catch fishes, you & our chef will cook for funny meal. This is amazing activities which only our cruise arranges. Or you can relax & enjoy a calm morning on boat, swimming around the cruise in the emerald water.
Around 9h30: Back to the Lan Ha Legend boat, check-out time & enjoy a cooking class (Vietnamese Spring Roll making) when the boat cruising back to habour.
An early lunch will be served on boat before arriving at the habour.
12h30: Disembark & back to Hanoi.
16h00: Back to Hanoi. Check in hotel for overnight
Day 4: Hanoi -Hue (B)
Driver transfer you to Airport to take the flight to Hue City, wher another driver pick you up at Hue Airport. Transfer to Hotel in Hue. Overnight in Hue.
Day 5: Hue City Tour (B,L)
8.30am: Our tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel for Hue City Tour. We start with a visit to the Citadel. It’s within these 21 metre-thick and 10 kilometre-long walls that you’ll find several of the city’s best sites, from the many ornate pagodas to the Forbidden Purple City. Most of the buildings were destroyed by bombs during the French War and Amerian War, and nowaday they are under restoration.
We’ll then pay a visit to Thien Mu Pagoda, a beautiful temple complex that is located on a hill overlooking to the Perfume River.
After admiring its seven tiers, we will enjoy rommantic dragon boat cruise on Perfume River back to Hue city where driver is waiting to take you to Buddhist Nunnery for our delicious vegetarian banquet lunch cooked and served by Buddhist Nuns. There will be a chance for you to learn about their life and how important Buddhism is to our local life. (You can choose to have non-vegetarian lunch at Restaurant instead at the time of booking)
We continue our Hue City Tour with a visit the most majestic tomb of Minh Mang – This majestic tomb is well-knowned for its architecture and sublime forest setting in beautiful quite area. The tomb was planned during Minh Mang’s reign (1820–1840) but built by his successor, Thieu Tri, from 1841-1843.
Our final sight will be the most elaborate tomb of Khai Dinh, the tomb’s area is much smaller than the tombs of previous Kings. However, this building is far more elaborately designed than others of its era, being a mix of a number of architectural styles: Vietnamese, Indian and European Architectures.
After Tombs, our driver and tour guide will drop you back to hotel and our fantastic Hue City Tour finish. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue - Hoi An (B)
9.00am: Driver speaking Basic English transfer you to Hoi An. Stop for sightseeing at Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, Cham Museum, My Khe Beach (Known as China Beach), Marble Mountain.
Check in Hotel then we have 2 hours walking tour to visit Hoi An old city with: Chinese Assembly Halls, Japanese Cover Bridge, Old House, Old Pagoda…
Free Evening for your own leisure in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An - My Son Holy Land Half Day Tour (B)
8.00am: Our tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel for private morning tour to My Son Holy land. Upon arival, you will have chance to enjoy beautiful Cham People dancing and music performance (depends on the day as performance not available on Monday) before heading out to visit Cham Ruins.
At My Son we visit the amazing temples of the Cham people to learn more about this Holy Land where the Cham people worshipped Gods in Hinduism before going back to Hoi An and finish our My Son tour at around 12.30pm.
My Son holy-land:
These magnificent structures were built of clay bricks by of the Chams between 4th – 13th century and it is unbelievable how these people constructed the temples with so few materials. My Son was always the religious heart of the Cham people and indeed, before and up to the 15th century, this unique site was as important as Ankor Wat. The site was originally made up of 75 temples but sadly only 20 temples survived the destruction of the war.
12.30pm: Back to Hoi An for your own leisure. Free Evening in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An - Flight to HCM City (B)
After breakfast, our driver pick you up for airport to flight to HCM City, wher our local guide and driver are waiting to take you on tour to Cu Chi Tunnels. where you'll learn more about the conditions the people lived in, the hardships they faced, and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels.
We walk past huge bomb craters - evidence of the heavy bombing campaigns in the region during the Indochina conflict, discover hidden entrances right beneath your feet, wander past tiny little chimneys in the ground that dispersed smoke from the underground kitchens, sample some of the simple cuisine that local fighters would have survived on, and have an opportunity to venture into the tunnels and explore the complex.
Back to HCM City. Check in Hotel for overnight.
Day 9: HCM City - Mekong Delta (B,L,D)
8.00am:Tour guide and driver take you to Cai Be Town. Visit floating market, Local Coconut Candy Workshop, Brick Factory, Orchard, Cycling to understand more about life of local in Mekong Delta. Overnight in Homestay in Cai Be.
Day 10: Cai Be - HCM City (B)
After breakfast. We say goodbye to local family to have another visit of Cai Be Floating Market before going back to HCM City for visiting War Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office. Free evening in HCM City.
Day 11: HCM City - Departure (B)
After having breakfast. Our driver will take you to airport for your departure and our Vietnam Package Tour will be finished.