VIETNAM LUXURY TOUR
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL
Arriving at Hanoi Airport, welcome you to Hanoi! We will transfer you to your hotel for check in. The room is at your disposal from 14.00 onwards. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a walking tour around Hanoi. You will be surprised with a variety of architectural works in our capital and its well-known 36 streets of the Old Quarter. Transfer back to hotel. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: HANOI CITY TOUR (B/L)
In the morning, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday) where the great President Ho Chi Minh rest in peace. We will visit he traditional stilt house and the respected One-Pillar Pagoda, the special pagoda with particular structure. Leaving here, we will transfer to thousand-year-old Temple of Literature, the famous first university in Vietnam. You will recognize that this is a popular place for Vietnamese students to take commemorative photographs when graduating.
After a short rest , visit around Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple as well as the Ethnology Museum (closed on Monday). Here, you can deeply explore the diversity of Vietnam’s ethnic grops before enjoying a traditional water puppet show performed after the sunset.
Transfer back to hotel. Dinner on your own and take a sound sleep for the following day!
(Remark: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum closes from 08 September to 08 November for annual maintenance.Outside visiting can be arranged).
DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will leave Hanoi for a 180-km journey to Halong Bay, one of UNESCO World Heritage site with its 2000 islands located in a background of limestone in Gulf of Tonkin. Coming to Halong, visitors will be impressed with the beauty of natural achievement and many wonderful types of scenery.
You will enjoy an overnight cruise on a wonderful boat floating on Halong Bay and savouring special menu of fresh seafood will absolutely bring you the best moment you have ever had.
You will be served with lunch and dinner on boat. Overnight onboard.
DAY 4: HALONG – HANOI AIRPORT – HO CHI MINH CITY (B, L)
You are recommended to wake up early in the morning on this day because that is the most wonderful time for you to contemplate aquamarine water of the bay at its best. Once satisfied with the tea break, you will continue the onboard excursion through impressive limestone surrounding the bay. Don’t forget to take some nice photos of this unique land.
Returning to the Harbour, we will transfer back to Hanoi Airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Welcome on arrival and transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5: ALONG THE MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
In the morning, we will depart to the Mekong Delta and board a sampan to Cai Be floating market, the most astonishing market. The panorama of this region is full of colours thanks to the diverse fruits, vegetables, and skilfully handcrafted regional products. Geting on local boats, you will have chance to exchange with merchants to understand more about their activity here. We might visit some local candy and cake producing factories or float on river through the green water scenery to observe some local houses, verdant orchards, and shipbuilding yards.
The floating markets are the centre to trade numerous fruits and vegetables in Mekong Delta that explains why the number off trading boat are dependent on harvesting seasons and market demand. Additionally, modern wholesale markets are becoming more and more popular as well as an essential part of Vietnam. That’s also a reason for the increasing of boat. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city after lunch.
Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR (B/L)
Enjoy breakfast in the atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh city. Then, let’s visit some historic sites of the city such as the Old Post Office of Saigon, the Notre Dame cathedral , Dong Khoi street and the Chinese District of Cho Lon as well as astonishing Ben Thanh and Binh Tay Market. Thien Hau pagoda is also an interesting destination for peaceful feeling that you should not miss. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Transfer back to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7: FAREWELL VIETNAM (B)
The morning comes with your breakfast and a cup of coffee. Free time at your leisure until we transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Meals on your own.
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- Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
- Vietnam visa approval letter
- Internal flight ticket in economy class (Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City)
- Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
- Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary (Non-private boat of Halong Bay cruise)
- Local English speaking guide
- Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
- Entrance fees
- International flight to and from Vietnam
- Vietnam visa stamp fee
- Single supplement surcharge
- Other meals than mentioned
- Other services than mentioned
- Drinks, other than water on activity days
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
- Travel insurance