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ITINERARY:

8.30am: Our tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel for Hanoi City Tour. Today we will visit HCM Complex with HCM Mausoleum, HCM Houses (where our president HCM lived and work from 1954-1969 to understand about a humble life of our uncle Ho), a special one pillar pagoda, HCM Museum. We continue to visit Vietnamese Ethnology Museum to understand more about Vietnamese Culture and History. The well-known Temple of Literature, which built in 1070 to worship Confucius, and the first university in Vietnam - Imperial College.Vietnamese lunch in local restaurant.

Our afternoon tour continue with a visit to Legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, Beautiful Ngoc Son Temple and cyclo tour to historical Hanoi’s Old Quarter to enjoy trading life of locals. The last thing will be interesting water puppet show to end our enjoyable day.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Private transfer (Car & Cyclo), Private tour guide, Set menu lunch, Entrance tickets 

Exclusions: Extra Food and Drinks, Tip for tour guide and driver, Anything not mentioned

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...

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

Driver transfers you to Airport. Flight to Hue.

Driver pick you up at Hue Airport. Transfer to Hotel in Hue

Overnight in Hue.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Private Transfer to/from airport in Hanoi & Hue,, Accommodation.

Exclusions: Personal expenses, Tips, Anythings not mentioned.

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.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Private transfer (Car & Dragon Boat), Private tour guide, Banquet vegetarian lunch at Pagoda, Entrance tickets, 2 bottles of water

Exclusions: Extra Food and Drinks, Tip for tour guide and driver, Things not mentioned.

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.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Private transfer with basic speaking driver, Entrance tickets, 2 bottles of water

Exclusions: Food and Drinks, Tips, Things not mentioned.

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 for your own leisure in Hoi An.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Private transfer, Private tour guide, Set menu lunch, Entrance tickets

Exclusions: Extra Food and Drinks, Tip for tour guide and driver, Things not mentioned.

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.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Private transfer to/from airport, Private tour guide,Entrance tickets

Exclusions: Food and Drinks, Tips, Things not mentioned.

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.

Inclusions: Basic Accommodation in Homestay, Private transfer (Van & Boat), Private tour guide, Set menu lunch, Entrance tickets

Exclusions: Extra Food and Drinks, Tip for tour guide and driver, Things not mentioned.

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.

Inclusions: Accommodation, Private transfer, Private tour guide,Entrance tickets

Exclusions: Food and Drinks, Tips, Things not mentioned.

After having breakfast. Our driver will take you to airport for your departure and our Vietnam Package Tour will be finished.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Tour inclusions: Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner), Private transfer, Flight Tickets (Hanoi - Hue, Nhatrang - SGN), Train Tickets Danang - Nha Trang, English Speaking Guide for Sightseeing Activities as mentioned, Accommodations as mentioned, Sightseeing Tickets as mentioned, Things stated.

Tour exclusions: Travel insurance, International Flight Tickets, Visa Stamp on Arrival, Personal expenses, Tipping for excellent services, Other things not mentioned clearly.

Trip Notes:

  • Tour price really depends on your group size and travel time. Please contact our consultant for most updated quotation.
  • Occasionally, this itinerary may be amended for reasons beyond our control such as weather and roads conditions.​
  • The package tour is very flexible, please contact our travel experts to customize your own itinerary for this tour.

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