Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Today you’ll land in Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat International Airport). Warmly welcome by Tour Guide & Car Driver at airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Full day to Mekong Delta/River Boat Trip. (B, L)
Today takes you to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province. Situated on the Mekong River, 75 kilometers southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, the city is surrounded by orchards and rice fields, which produce grain for the entire country. Visit one or two of the islands that produce traditional handcrafts, coconut candy and bee farms. Visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the oldest one in the delta on your boat trip on the Mekong River. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Check in hotel & stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels – Fly To Hanoi (B, L)
Today you will visit the largest Vietnamese city. There are street markets, sidewalk cafes and sleek new bars. This teeming metropolis offers 300 years of timeless traditions and the beauty of an ancient culture. To the west of the city is the huge Chinese neighborhood called Cho lon, which means “Big Market.” Notre Dame Cathedral, in the heart of Saigon’s government quarter, is of neo- Romanesque architecture with two high square tower and iron spires. The Central Post Office is French-style and City Hall, known as “Hotel de Ville,” is typical of the French architecture that would be seen in any village in France. Visit the War Remnants Museum, featuring collections of weapons and photographs from the two Indochina wars. Leave Saigon for Cu Chi Tunnels to learn about Vietnam history & Vietnam War. After Cu Chi Tunnels you will take flight to Hanoi by Vietnam Airlines. Arrive Hanoi in the evening. Transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Full day sightseeing Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks, is the capital of Vietnam. It is a very attractive city with French-style architecture. You have a full day of sightseeing ahead, including a visit to One Pillar Pagoda, which was built by Ly Thai Tong and the Temple of Literature, founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. Stop in the heart of Hanoi at Hoan Kiem Lake, which contains an islet with a tiny Tortoise Pagoda. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Opera House and St. Joseph Cathedral. Conclude with a visit to Bao Tang Lich, once the museum of l’Ecole Francaise d’Extreme Orient, which includes artifacts from Vietnam’s turbulent history. Water Puppet Show, Cyclo visiting Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Bat Trang Pottery Village – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Have breakfast at hotel. Transfer by car from Capital to Bat Trang ceramic village, the center of traditional “An Nam” ceramic. The village is an interesting mixture between watching the real production of ceramics and walking around for some light but fine and sophisticated porcelain. Daily life of the village with a small exciting market and the wharf at the Red River where the product shipped are also very fascinating. Lunch. we’ll drive from Hanoi to one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. This evening you will have a seafood dinner at one of the good local restaurants. Overnight in Halong Bay.
Day 6: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi. (B, L)
After breakfast, take a cruise on the emerald green waters of Ha Long among the 3000 spectacular limestone islands, visit grottoes and floating village. The cruise ends with a fresh seafood lunch on board. Back to Hanoi for overnight. Arrive Hanoi at 3:00pm. Check in hotel & free time to go sightseeing in the Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi Conclude/ Departure. (B)
You have the morning free to relax before your return flight home. Finish your unforgettable trip or you can extend some day to Siem Reap (Cambodia) or Sapa.
|Room type||Number of Travellers||Price|
|3 – star hotel||2||$828||Book now|
|3 – star hotel||3-4||$718||Book now|
|3 – star hotel||5-7||$585||Book now|
|3 – star hotel||8-10||$538||Book now|
|4 – Star hotel||2||$965||Book now|
|4 – Star hotel||3-4||$858||Book now|
|4 – Star hotel||5-7||$722||Book now|
|4 – Star hotel||8-10||$674||Book now|
Note: Prices net per person in US$, and may change depending on high or low season.
– These prices are valid until December 30, 2011. Please note: bank transfer fees are not included.
– Supplement for single occupancy:
+ 3 Star hotel: US$ 160
+ 4 Star hotel:US$ 325
– The prices below are based on the hotels on the “Vietnam hotels” page. If you would prefer a different hotel, or hotels, please tell us, and we’ll send you a modified price within 24 hrs at the latest.
Children 2 & up to 12 years old share bed with parents will be charged 50 % tour fee
Children 2 & up to 12 years old request their own bed will be charged 75% tour fee
Children 12 years up will be charged 100% tour fee.
-Accommodation as detailed in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year) .
-Halong and mekong cruise.
-Meals as detailed: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D) and Room Only (RO). Most meals are taken in local restaurants.
-All entrance fees as appropriate.
-Internal flights and tax.
What’s Not Included
-Vietnam Visa Fee.
-Drinks at meals.
-Tips to guides/drivers and items of personal expense.