Take an overlook to Vietnam in 6 days. Visit the most famous places in Vietnam including: Halong bay, Melkong delta, Cu Chi tunnel and many surrounding historical sites in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. Daily departure in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.
|Means & Time||Destination||Activity||Meal|
|Day 1||Hanoi||Pick you up at airport and transfer to hotel. After a refreshment, start the city tour. Visit the most famous places in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.||L|
|Day 2||Halong bay||At 08.00, transfer to Halong. Cruising through thousand amazing islands and islets, visit Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming, relax on boat at night. Overnight on boat.||B,L,D|
|Day 3||Halong bay||Passing by Halong Pearl Farm, relax and have lunch on boat and say goodbye to the crew. Back to Hanoi. Flight to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.||B,L|
|Day 4||Ho Chi Minh||Morning, Ho Chi Minh city tour, visit famous places in the city. Afternoon, heading to Cu Chi to explore Cu Chi Tunnel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.||B,L|
|Day 5||Mekong delta||Heading to Ben Tre. Boat trip on mekong river to a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, walking through the fruit plantation village. Back to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.||B,L|
|Day 6||Ho Chi Minh||Your leisure until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.||B|
DAY 1: Hanoi – Arrival – City tour (L)
Upon arrial at airport, we welcome and transfer you to hotel.
After a refreshment, join Hanoi city tour . You will start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
Continue to visit the Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam) – Vietnam’s first University constructed in 1070. Its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past.
Have lunch at local restaurants. Proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum. After that we will take you to Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful water, and visit Ngoc Son Temple. Take an hour cyclo tour around the bustling old quarter to see ordinary life in Hanoi.
At 18.00, back to your hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay ( B,L,D)
Around 8.00am: Our guide Pick you up at your hotel and go to Halong bay on a shuttle bus. Take a rest at Humanity center and enjoy local specialties after 2h. Arrival in Halong at 11.45. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes.
After the lunch, explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay –Surprise Cave. Then Kayaking for an hour around the fishing village and discover the life of community there. Then back to boat for Sunset Party, get to calm, clean water place for swimming. Enjoy delicious and romantic dinner with some barbecue courses.
In the evening, free time for entertainment with the funny plays such as squid fishing, karaoke program, stars watching on sundeck… Spend romantic night on board and overnight on board.
DAY 3: Halong bay – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh (B,L)
Early morning, start your new day on Halong bay with doing morning exercises,Taichi or hunting photos. Breakfast with coffee or tea. After breakfast, our bus takes you to Cai Beo harbor, get on “Day Boat”, back boat. Then visit Ba Hang Fishing Village by tender to experience the lifestyle of local people. Back to boat restaurant to join cooking class and enjoy lunch.
At 11.45, Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi and straight to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 4: Ho Chi Minh city and explore Cu Chi tunnel (B,L)
Morning, Ho Chi Minh City tour. We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, (optional Ben Thanh Market – only drop off).
Afternoon, visit Cu Chi Tunnels. Located 60km from HCMC, Cu Chi is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 5: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong delta (B,L)
Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden.
After lunch, take a boat trip to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Have a short cycling tour (applied for private tour/if time permitted) then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages. Back to Ho Chi Minh.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 6: Ho Chi Minh – Departure (B)
After breakfast at hotel, your leisure until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.
End of the journey!
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Kayakking: Safe, clean and nice.
- Room on boat with AirConditioner in Halong bay
- Meals mentioned (B,L,D).
- Transfer as per itinerary.
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance & sightseeing fees.
- Other private expenses.
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