Vietnam is an exotic country with welcoming and friendly people. This short tour is just long enough for you to explore the best of it! Your trip starts in the hustle and bustle atmosphere of Saigon which offers a wonderful experience into the local life. Then you have a chance to immerse yourself into the exotic culture and lush fluvial landscape of Mekong Delta with floating markets where the local busily trade tropical fruits. It’s time to have an awesome treat! Moving North, you visit Hanoi, the rich-cultured capital accompanied several historic sites such as the Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and the Hanoi Hilton prison. Furthermore, Halong Baywelcomes you to enjoy its breathtaking sceneries. This tour is definitely a great escape to a paradise!
Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Meal: Dinner – Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Welcome to biggest city in Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City
On arrival, our car and guide will pick up and transfer you to your hotel in city central. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to recover from jet lag and explore the city on your own.
Day 2: Saigon Cu Chi – City Tour
Meal: Breakfast, lunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
After breakfast, you will visit Cu Chi tunnel, where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing a web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Return to Ho Chi Minh for lunch by your own arrangement.
After lunch, a take a short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City with War Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, The Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall.
Day 3: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Today you travel to the Mekong River Delta on a day trip to explore the rich culture and lush fluvial landscape. Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel and take you to Cai Be floating market. Take a cruising among the local barges stuffed-full of fruits and vegetables. Visit some local workshops then have lunch in the cool shade of An Binh Island’s orchards. In the afternoon, take a sampan and venture into the countryside, floating through narrow canals to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Stop at a nursery garden to discover how farmers along the delta produce their world famous fruits and vegetables. The cruise ends in Vinh Long. Your driver will meet you at the dock and take you back to Saigon.
Day 4: Saigon – Fly to Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast,lunch– Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi. Upon arrival, your tour guide will meet and pick up to transfer you to your hotel in the city Centre.
in the afternoon, Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside only), stilt house, the Presidential Palace, the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature and discover Old Quarter, the heart of the city.
Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Overnight on cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – Accommodation: on cruise
After pick-up from your hotel, you will be transferred to Ha Long Bay at 12:00. You will be welcomed aboard and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. You will pass through the emerald bay through many Islands and Islets. After lunch, you will take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails, and then go swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with the opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Back on board, you can enjoy drinks while watching the sunset. Dinner and overnight on the Junk.
Day 6: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
Meals: Brunch – Accommodation: Hotel in hotel
Early Morning wake up with Tai Chi Session on Sundek. You have opperturnity to enjoy the sun raising from the bay.
After breakfast, you will visit a spectacular limestone grotto and then go back to the boat for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay and enjoy your brunch while cruising back to the dock. Checkout and the boat arrives at the harbor by noon for the drive back to Hanoi. Tour ends at your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi Departure
Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: N/A
After breakfast at the hotel, you are free until on time the guide will accompany you to the airport to catch your scheduled flight.
Welcome to Vietnam