Vietnam Classic Holiday Highlights

Trip code: VNCHH12d
Trip price: Please contact us for details.
Duration: 12 days 1 nights
Departure: Ha Noi

Trip itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Ha Noi

Arriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel..

Overnight stay in Hanoi

Day 2: Ha Noi City Tour (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be picked up to start Hanoi city tour. You’ll visit Ba Dinh Square, where silent sentries guard the marble and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum where Ho Chi Minh lies in state and see the simple cottage where Uncle Ho lived and worked. You’ll continue to visit the One Pillar Pagoda and hear the legend of its construction, born from the love of an emperor in the 11th Century. You’ll drive to visit the serene Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest in Hanoi, on the banks of Hanoi’s West Lake. You’ll also call the Temple of Literature the Vietnam’s first university.

Enjoy lunch at local restaurant

Driver and guide will take you to visit the Ethnology Museum for an overview of Vietnam’s 54 distinct ethnic. Pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as Lake of Restored Sword from the legend that surrounds it en-route to one of the city’s fascinating museums. You’ll take to the streets by walking tour of the Ancient Quarter of 36 streets District. Then visit Dong Xuan Market – one of the biggest markets in Hanoi. Have dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight stay in Ha Noi.

Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)

Arriving Hanoi in early morning, after breakfast, you’ll leave for Ha Long Bay and go through the scenic countryside. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Do center run for and by handicapped children for short break. Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay we will be met by captain and cruise and transferred to boat. Passage into the magical bay where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragon’s teeth. Opportunity to visit the two most beautiful caves – Sung Sot Grotto and Titop Island. After that, we will do kayaking on the Bay or Enjoy cocktails while watching sunset. At about 4.00 pm the boat goes back to Ha Long city.

Overnight stay on boat.

Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (B/L/D)

In the morning, we have free time to discover Halong Bay. After lunch, guide and bus will pick you up at hotel, transfer to Hanoi. Overnight stay in Hanoi.

Day 5: Ha Noi – Hue (B)

Transfer to the Hanoi International Airport to catch morning flight to Hue. Check-in hotel upon arrival and take refresh for a while. This quiet city is widely known for the magnificent architecture of its citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas and temples built under the Nguyen Dynasty. We visit the major sites including the Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City like in Beijing. You will then be taken by boat trip on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda and Ming Mang Emperor’s mausoleum. Overnight stay in Hue

Day 6: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B/L/D)

This morning we drive to Hoi An, we will cross Hai Van Pass where you will have magnificent view of the Non Nuoc see Stop at Lang Co to have break. Visit the fascinating Cham Museum, famous China Beach and the Marble Mountains en route to charming Hoi An. Known as Faifo to early Western traders, it was one of South East Asia’s major international ports and today it still retains that special old-world feel. Enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarter and try some of the local specialties.

Overnight stay in Hoi An

Day 7: My Son & Free afternoon (B/L)

We start from your hotel at 0700h, travel 50km from Hoi An to My Son holyland in a private air conditioned vehicle. My Son was the major site in Vietnam for the people of the ancient Champa Kingdom which flourished between the 4th and 13th centuries. My Son was the capital and religious centre of the Champa peoples. Back to the hotel at lunches time and enjoying the free time ,massages or shopping. Overnight stay in Hoi An

Day 8: Hoi An – Massage

Enjoying the day relax with massage and free day in Hoi An

Day 9: Hoi An – HCMC (B/L)

Free at leisure until transferring to Danang airport to take flight to Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam’s largest city has an exciting buzz as millions of people rush around on their daily business. We’ll see the historic Reunification Palace and some great examples of French colonial architectures. You will be free at the rest of day to make your own exploration to discover the city. Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 10: HCMC – Mekong Delta

Start early in the morning for our drive to Cai Be, where we board our private boat for a cruise through the busy Cai Be floating market. We then make a stop to visit some local cottage industries such as the coconut candy workshop, learn how to make puffed-rice, puff-corn, or witnessing the process of making rice paper. Continuing with our cruise through the maze of canals the crisis-cross the An Binh island, we land at Mr. Ba Kiet old house. Here we can enjoy devouring the fresh tropical fruits of the Delta, while having a short traditional music show performed by local artists. Lunch at a local garden restaurant.

After lunch, we have a short walk around the island to see how the people here make their living and enjoying their life. We carry on to a Nursery garden, where you can see most of the Delta fruits seedlings. The final point of visit will be a Brick & pottery kiln. Drive back from Vinh Long town to Ho Chi Minh, you will arrive at 18:00 at your hotel.

Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 11: HCMC – Cu Chi Tunnels

08:00: After breakfast your English guide will meet you at the hotel and drive with you explore the Cu Chi Tunnels which is an incredible underground network of tunnels approximately 200 km in length. The tunnels were constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence and contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war.

13:00: After lunches your guide will arrive at your hotel and you will begin your tour of Ho Chi Minh City visiting the attractions in District 1 such as:

The Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office and the War Remnant Museum before continuing to the bustling Ben Thanh Market where everything and anything is for sale

17:00: Return to your hotel to your hotel or continue exploring the area around district 1.

Stay overnight at the hotel in HCMC

Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 12: HCMC Departure (B)

Your time will be your own until your private car and driver takes you to Tan Son Nhat airport for your departure flight.

 

Trip price

Trip cost:

Superior Class with 3 star accommodation :$1049/pax

Deluxe Class with 4 Star accommodation :$1389/pax

Luxury Class with 5 star accommodation :$1799/pax

Notes:

  1. More people more discounts. Please contact us for further details
  2. Tour can starting from Ho Chi Minh city or Ha Noi City.

Trip includes:

  • Accommodation.
  • Private pick up and transfer.
  • English/French speaking tour guide.
  • Meals specified in tour program.
  • Return Train Tickets to Sapa.
  • Domestic air tickets per program.
  • Boat trips specified the tour program.
  • All entrance, permission and visiting fees.

Trip excludes:

  • All airfares to/from Vietnam
  • Meals which are not included in the program.
  • All gratuities and tips to drivers and guides.
  • Visa arrangements
  • All services not clearly include
  • All tax and service charge 
  • Insurances

Additional Information:

  • 1 child under 4 stays with 2 full price adults for free but a flight supplement of $135.00 is payable at time of booking.
  • Prices are per person ,Single Supplement = $370.00
  • Vietnam & Foreign departure taxes, fees and fuel surcharges are not included (subject to change).
  • Holiday surcharges and/or compulsory gala dinners apply between Dec. 23 – Jan. 02 and during period of Lunar New Year.
  • Vietnam visa required. Not included in package and can be arranged in two days.
  • Prices subject to change without notice
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays & Fridays from Mid-September to Mid-November
  • All prices are per person in US $ based on double occupancy.
  • Surcharges and / or compulsory gala dinners are applicable between December 23rd and January 2nd and also during the Lunar New Year period.
  • Prices subject to change without notice.

Meals:

  • Should you have any special dietary requirements (vegetarian vegan or food allergy) please advise us in advance.
  • Meals provided are included in the itinerary.
  • Breakfast will be served in your hotel and will include Vietnamese and Western dishes.
  • Lunches are arranged at Vietnamese restaurants in scenic areas. Your tour guides are happy to assist with your selection.

 

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