Saigon - Cuchi - Bentre - Danang - Hoian - Hanoi - Ninhbinh - Halong (13 Days - 12 Nights)5
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Duration
13 days

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32

Tour Code
230914094313

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Request as Regular

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0 - 0 Ages

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Fully guided

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Ho Chi Minh City

Pickup Time:

14:00

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Ha Noi

Dropoff Time:

12:00

Tour Overview

Historical Beauty of Vietnam 13 Day Tour. Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels, Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi, Halong Bay...

Itinerary

 Upon arrival at the airport, meet up our guide then transfer to Saigon center and check in at hotel (after 14:00)

Free at your leisure for the rest of the day. 

Overnight in Saigon

Early check in excluded, check in time 14PM 

In the morning, we drive to Cu Chi which never been discovered by American forces, the tunnels were an important Viet Cong base during the American War. Stretching over 200 km, this incredible underground network, which were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War, and were the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam's base of operations for the Tet Offensive in 1968.

Transfer back to Saigon. 

Afternoon, you’ll enjoy half-day city tour, visiting sights such as  the War Remnants Museum and the shopping street of Dong Khoi, known as Rue Catinat during the days of French rule. Then discover downtown Saigon on a short walking tour which takes you past Notre Dame Cathedral, the imposing Central Post Office and the Opera House.

Overnight in Saigon 

In the morning, travel from Saigon to Mekong delta. Upon arrival in Ben Tre, take a boat on river. Stop at brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional method - soil brick is molded from clay, arranged  inside kiln and became brown after baking.

Visit coconut processing workshops located along the canal. Go on natural scissors creeks where they look narrower to the village. Take a short walk to family workshop run by women making sleep mats and enjoying some fruits and tea and chatting with local people to know about their rural life. Take a motor cart (xe lôi) or biking on shady road, pass by rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on real life and find out about tropical culture from Peasants.

In the afternoon, take rowing boat along water palm creek.

Transfer back to Saigon

Overnight in Saigon 

Free at leisure until we transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport to take flight to Danang.

Upon arrival at Danang airport, meet our tour guide and transfer to Hoi An. Enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarters to see the town's landmarks of Japanese Covered Bridge, ancient Assembly Hall, Phuoc Kien Temple This evening for dinner you will enjoy some street food in Hoi An’s ancient town where you may try some typical dishes like chicken rice, Hoành Thánh (Chinese inspired won ton), Bánh Vạc (white rose cake) and Cau Lau (Hoian noodle soup)

Then transfer to the hotel where you may enjoy the remainder of the evening  at leisure.

Overnight in Hoian

Suggestion Flight: VN 124 SGN DAD 10:00 11:30 (Airfare excluded on our price) 

After breakfast, ride a bicycle to Hoi An’s colorful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients that will be used in the cooking lesson later, so make sure your camera is handy. Bike onwards to Tra Que vegetable village where you can enjoy a nice refreshing welcome drink then walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on their fields, using the traditional methods they have been using for hundreds of years, no electrical machinery here. Continue onwards to a nearby restaurant.

Here a local chef will help you learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food like: Tra Que Vegetable Salad, Tam Huu (spring onion rolls), Banh Xeo (Vietnamese pancake) & Hoi An fresh spring rolls. Finish off with a delicious lunch of traditional dishes you have prepared yourself!  

Please note: Passengers who are not comfortable on a bicycle, a complimentary vehicle transfer can be arranged for this day so you may still take part in included market visit and cooking class.

Free to explore Hoian at night 

Overnight in Hoian 

In the morning, make your way to Ba Na Hills, a colonial French hill station established in 1919 with refreshingly cool weather and gorgeous countryside views. Upon arrival, take the world’s longest cable car ride. Enjoy a truly spectacular trip over dense jungle on your way to the hill top! The “Golden Bridge” in Vietnam’s Ba Na Hills has attracted scores of tourists since it opened in June, eager to see a novel piece of architecture famed for its unusual design. En route to visit the unique architectural of  the Linh Ung Pagoda and a colossal 24m-high white seated Buddha that’s visible for miles around, Loc Uyen garden and Quan Am Pavilion.

Enjoy buffet lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, follow your guide to the natural Monkey garden and take the opportunity to conquer The God Mountain at 1487 metres of altitude over sea level, which is the highest peak in central of Vietnam.

Then, have a fun time at Fantasy Park – The Entertainment Paradise where you will discover many exciting games, a ghost house and 4D Theatre.

Then transfer back to Hoian

Overnight in Hoian 

Take morning flight to Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam, is an elegant city located on the banks of the Red River with tranquil Restored Sword Lake at its heart. North of the lake are the bustling streets of the Old Quarter. Much of the city was transformed by the French when it became a French protectorate in the 1880s and there are wide boulevards and large colonial buildings which are now home to government departments and foreign embassies. 

Enjoy the famous traditional Water Puppetry Show in Thang Long Theatre.

Overnight in Hanoi

Suggestion Flight: VN 115 DAD HAN 10:15-12:15 (Airfare excluded on our price) 

The capital city of Hanoi is often referred to as the ‘Paris of the Orient’. Today you will have a full day tour of this historic city full of charming lakes, parks and shaded boulevards. Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on every Monday, Friday morning and every afternoon) where the father of modern day Vietnam. Visit sites including the Stilt House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda.   

Then drive to the Temple of Literature – Vietnam's first university, was established within the temple during the reign of Lý Nhân Tông to educate Vietnam's bureaucrats, nobles, royalty, and other members of the elite.

Afternoon, transfer to  Hoa Binh (Peace) Children’s Village – Address: No 3D Nguyen Huy Tuong Street, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi, dedicated to caring for children living with disabilities, street children, and children exposured to Orange Agent. Play with the village’s disabled children who are victims of orange agent – the toxic used during Vietnam War.

Deliver gift to the local children (own arrangement) before leaving the center.

Overnight in Hanoi 

Morning, picks you up at your hotel, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties.

After lunch, take a boat trip to visit Trang An to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, transfer to hotel for check in.   

Overnight in Ninhbinh 

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning depart for Ha Long Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Ha Long Bay is truly one of Vietnam's most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Ha Long Bay, then kayaking through limestone karsts in Halong bay.  Cruise amongst the bay's rock formations. As the sun sets, enjoy dinner onboard and your boat will anchor in the bay for the night.

Overnight on cruise 

Wake up early and see daylight filtering through the mist and towering rock formations, leaving you with a dream-like memory of your visit to Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a breakfast and perhaps join a Tai Chi class on the boat's deck before disembarking and heading back to Hanoi.

Transfer to hotel for check-in.   Freely explore Hanoi at night

Overnight in Hanoi 

After breakfast, transfer to Bat Trang Ceramic Village, the most famous and long-established pottery village in Vietnam for hundred years old. The guide will take you around the village to see the artisans at work and you have chance to witness the process of molding and carving clay pots, dishes and vases. Here you can get a hands-on experience of making your own ceramics then bring back to home. Getting back to Bat Trang market, here you are free for purchasing some typical local products before returning to the city center of Hanoi.   

Afternoon, take part in walking tour around Hanoi Old Quarter. You will visit Train street - the single-track railway that runs through the streets of Hanoi Old Quarter has been there since the 20th century, during the French colonial period. Then, try the special Egg Coffee of Hanoi  

Overnight in Hanoi 

Free at leisure until transferring to Noi Bai airport to take departure flight (check out time: 12:00 noon) 

Trip includes

Included

• Accommodation in the category chosen or similar

• Meals as mentioned in the program. B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

• Cruise 01 night on Non-private junk in Ha Long Bay.

• Day boat trip in Ben Tre

• Transportation by private vehicle with A/C.

• 2 ways cable car Bana Hills

• Traditional water puppet show in Hanoi 

• All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.

• Cooking class & Farming activities, street food tour in Hoian

• Hand on pottery making in Hanoi

• Local English speaking guide(s) as mentioned. Tipping to local guide & Driver •Mineral water 

•First aid on coach

•FOC in ½ Twin room for group of 20 paying pax onward (excluding internal airfares and visas). Maximum 02 FOC per group. 

Excluded

• Early check in and lately check out

• Meals and drinks which are not mentioned in the program

• Travel insurance 

• International flight tickets and airport taxes. All internal/ regional flight tickets in economy class

• Personal insurance. Any services not clearly mentioned in the program. 

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