Arrive in Saigon. Our staff will meet you at the airport or the border (if you come from Cambodia by road), or the seaport (if you arrive by cruise liner) and transfer you to your hotel. Free for leisure or city tour, as time permits. O/N in Saigon.
SAIGON – CU CHI – SAIGON (B,L,D). 75km
Morning visit to Cu Chi underground tunnels, constructed and used by the Viet Minh and Viet Cong during the French and American wars. The tunnels attest to the ingenuity of the Vietnamese insurgents during the wars. Afternoon drive back to Saigon for city tour: Independence Palace, War crime museum, Ben Thanh (central) market…. O/N in Saigon.
SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA (B,L,D). 175km
Depart for Mekong delta. Stop at My Tho for boat cruise on the Tien river, a branch of Mekong river. Included in this three- hour boat trip are rides in row boats through small canals and visits to exotic islands with orchards and bonsai and fruit gardens. It is also interesting to stopover at the home of local farm families to enjoy hot tea, honey wine and a few kinds of tropical fruits. Afterwards continue to Can Tho, the southwest capital for Overnight. O/N in Can Tho.
MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (B,L,D). 175km
Morning take a boat cruise on Hau river, another branch of Mekong river to see the activities of real floating markets. Afternoon drive back to Saigon. O/N in Saigon.
SAIGON-DANANG-HOI AN (B,L,D). 1hour flight
Fly to Danang. Visit Hoi An, an ancient and quaint town located along the central coastline of Vietnam. Hoi An was a trading and culture port between Vietnam and other countries in Asia and Europe. Most of centuries old architecture of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Europeans remain. Except during the months from November through January, when it rains almost daily, sightseeing in Hoi An is a delight. O/N in Hoi An.
HOI AN – DANANG – HUE (B,L,D). 140km
Drive to Danang. Visit Cham sculpture museum and Marble mountain adjacent to the Non Nuoc marble village which produces sculptures and other hand made items. Then continue to Hue emperor city. Dinner with royal music show is available and optional. O/N in Hue.
Full day Hue city tour: Imperial citadel, mausoleums of former Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Boat cruise on Perfume river and visit Thien Mu pagoda. O/N in Hue.
HUE – HANOI – HALONG BAY (B,L,D)
Fly to Hanoi. Pick up from airport and transfer directly to Ha Long bay. , a world natural wonder. O/N in Ha Long.
HALONG – HANOI (B,L,D). 165km
Morning boat cruise in Ha Long bay. Stopover to see Thien Cung and Dau Go grottos and caves. Lunch on the boat. Afternoon drive back to Hanoi with stop at a handicapped workshop. O/N in Hanoi. Note: you can also choose to overnight on a charming wooden boat which promises more romantic and extraordinary experiences. As result, we’ll re-arrange the program in the part of Hanoi-Halong and keep the same content of sightseeing for you.
Hanoi full day city tour: History museum, Hoan Kiem lake with Ngoc Son temple, The Literature temple, Art museum, One-pillar pagoda, Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, Tran Quoc pagoda… O/N in Hanoi.
Free for leisure or shopping, then transfer to the airport for departure.
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