Best Of Vietnam

About Trip:

Uncover the true essence of Vietnam as you travel from the farthest corners in the north to deep in the south. Create lasting memories as you meet the people, taste the food and embrace the culture. Stay in French colonial boutique hotels and cruise the waters on traditional junks and converted rice barges.

Highlights

  • Discovery the hustle and bustle of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Cruising on a traditional junk boat through scenic Halong Bay
  • Visiting the imperial city of Hue and enjoying a cruise along the Perfume River
  • Strolling through the lantern-filled streets and riverside promenade of Hoi An Ancient Town
  • Feeling the metropolitan pulse of Ho Chi Minh City and experiencing its highlights
  • Discovering the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta outside of Saigon
Trip Fact
  • Trip Name: Best Of Vietnam
  • Trip Code: TL-341-50
  • Country: Vietnam
  • Type: Private Tour, Multi-day Tour
  • Activities: Culture & History Tours, Family Travel
  • Starting Point: Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi
  • Ending Point: Tan Son Nhat international airport in Saigon

Trip Grade
  • Activity
What to expect ?

- High Quality Service On The Ground

- The most competitive prices

- Customer care services 24/7

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-)

Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, meet up our guide then transfer to Hanoi for check in (After 14h00). The rest of day for free time at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi


Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B/-/-)

Morning, we are going to visit Ho Chi Minh complex (included: Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House and the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh Museum and the One Pillar Pagoda). Then continue on to visit 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. Afternoon, transfer to visit Hanoi's Ethnology Museum and its fascinating exhibitions about the diverse hill tribes in Vietnam. Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters, and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. Join 1 hour – cyclo trip to visit Hanoi Old Quarter, before enjoying Water Puppet show, a traditional performance that dates back as far as the 11th century in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam. Overnight in Hanoi

Note:

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum: closed on Monday & Friday morning, every afternoon.

Hanoi's Ethnology Museum: closed on Monday


Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Cruise (B/L/D)

Leave Hanoi, travel by road through the Red River Delta to beautiful Halong Bay. The scenic drive will pass through rural landscapes before arriving at this World Heritage site. Upon arrival board the Boat where you will enjoy a welcome drink and a delicious freshly caught seafood lunch whilst sailing out of the bay passing amazing shaped mountains. Weather permitting, you may wish to partake in a 400 steps climb up the mountain to enjoy a picturesque view of Halong Bay whilst viewing the sunset. Overnight on Cruise

Note: The itinerary above belongs to each cruise, may be changed depending on weather without prior notice


Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – flight to Danang – transfer to Hoian (B/L/-)

Enjoy early morning view of the bay’s landscape. Enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the water of the bay. We have some time to swim before sailing back to the Harbour. Head to airport to get flight to Danang airport. Pick up and transfer from Danang to Hoian (35km). Check in hotel and relax. Overnight in Hoian

Suggested flight: VN185 HAN (18:30) - DAD (19:50)


Day 5: My Son Sanctuary – Hoian Walking Tour (B/-/-)

Morning: We drive to visit My Son Holly land (50 km from Hoi An). Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries.

Afternoon: Walk to the Hoian ancient city, visit the Kwan Temple, Phuc Kien Chinese Assembly Hall, Tan Ky Old House, Japanese Cover Bridge and Historic & Cultural museum in Hoi An. Then visit handicraft of Hoi An workshop before coming back to the hotel. Overnight in Hoian


Day 6: Hoian – Hue (B/-/-)

Morning: Free time at leisure. Afternoon: Leave Hoian to Hue (127km), on the way stop to visit Marble Mountain & Linh Ung Pagoda, and enjoy fresh air at My Khe beach. On the way to Hue City we pass Hai Van Pass, take picture at Lang Co beach. Arrive in Hue check in your hotel and free time at your leisure. Overnight in Hue


Day 7: Hue – Full day city (B/-/-)

A full day city tour in Hue, visit Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, Forbidden City and Tu Duc King' Mausoleum. Then take a boat trip on the romantically named Perfume river visits Hue’s best-known religious site to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Khai Dinh Tomb. Free shopping at Dong Ba lively market. Overnight in Hue


Day 8: Hue – Flight to Saigon (B/-/-)

Morning, transfer to airport for departure flight to Saigon. Arrive Saigon airport, pick up and transfer to hotel in city for check in. Afternoon, free time to visit Saigon city or shopping at Ben Thanh market by yourself or relax at hotel. Overnight in Saigon

Suggested flight: VN 1371 HUI (07:55) - SGN (09:25)

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Day 9: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon (B/-/-)

Morning start with Cu Chi Tunnels which were never discovered by American Force. These tunnels are stretching over 200 km and were important Viet Cong base during the American War. This underground network, dug by hand connected command posts hospital shelter and weapon factories. Back to Saigon, visit Reunification Palace which formerly was Independence palace of the South Vietnamese President, War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office and Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Saigon


Day 10: Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/-/-)

The tour will be started by boat to visit Cai Be colorful floating market and cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Then stop at local workshops where you can learn how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn...you can try and taste all kinds of candies with their family. And take the rowing boat deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to interact with them and see how they catch fish... Afternoon, we can walk around and then we will enjoy some kinds of fruits when listening to the traditional music. Disembark in Vinh Long and transfer to Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho


Day 11: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Saigon (B/-/-)

7:30 AM We start the boat trip from Ninh Kieu boat station and cruising a long the Can Tho river with the very busy water traffic. We are arriving to Cai Rang floating market-the biggest floating market in the Mekong delta.where we can have chance to get the most colourful pictures. And more over, the floating markets are started from twilight.Nature and the universe as the flashes woke up by the waters of oars,their explosion engines,all kind of boats collided,the call of welcome... made the market more lively . The native people are always hustling to pool, paddle and ride all different kinds of boats for carrying all other types of farm products to market for sale. So different with the other kind of market, the floating markets in Mekong delta got the very colorful advertising culture by hanging their products on bamboo poles to show the other traders what their boats are beeing sold. From the fruits,meat,shrimps,fishes until the lottery tickets, coffee ...are traded all over again on the river by the boats which is the floating images bring "copyright" of the Western countryside.Coming with the fltoating markets! Cruising back to Can Tho city. Drive back to Saigon (172km) for overnight. Overnight in Saigon


Day 12: Saigon – Departure (B/-/-)

Free at your own leisure time until transfer to airport for your departure flight.

End of the service!


Cost Details

Price Include:
  • Mineral water with 2 bottle of 500ml/ tour day/ pax
  • Boat trip as mentioned on tour
  • Accommodation as mentioned with twin/double sharing room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned (B: Breakfast/Br: Brunch, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
  • Private transfer and transportation on tour
  • Single entrance fees as in the itinerary
  • Local experienced English speaking guide at each destination during tour
Price Exclude
  • Travel insurance (Please make sure that you buy insurance for your clients before they travel oversea)
  • Compulsory TIPPING for local guide and van driver (will be suggested if tour confirmed)
  • Early check in or late check -out (check in time: after 14:00PM, check out time: before 12 noon)
  • Visa approval letter to Vietnam & Visa stamp fee at international gate
  • Surcharge for Public Holiday
  • Suggested TIPPING for bellboy, boat crew, sampan driver: depend your budget.
  • All international airport tax
  • International flights & domestic flights
  • Optional tour
  • Other services not mentioned above

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Trip Notes

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport and visa is required on the day of travel
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

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