Opening your mind to other cultures as well as traditions and formalizing yourself with numerous destinations from Ho Chi Minh City in the South, Hoi An, Hue in the Central and Ha Long, Ha Noi in the North of Vietnam. This is golden chance to enjoy all startlingly beautiful highlights, charming and vibrant colors along Vietnam .
- Departure: Ho Chi Minh City
- Return To: Ha Noi
- Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
- Destination To Visit: Ho Chi Minh(Sai Gon) –> Cu Chi –> Hoian –> Hue –> Halong –> Hanoi
Day 1: Arrival – Ho Chi Minh City
You are met and transferred to the hotel from Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Passing by high – rise building, crowded streets and shopping areas we reach hotel for check – in and relaxation. If it is not so late, we would take the first chance to tour around the downtown, sidewalk cafes to explore the different ways of Southern life. Back to the hotel for dinner and accommodation.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – Ho Chi Minh City
Lying 90 kilometers in the northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Tay Ninh is famous as home to the religion of Cao Dai which attempts to synthesize many teachings of world religions including Taoism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Hinduism. In the morning we would pick you up from the hotel to Cao Dai Temples, enjoying rural beauties along the road, participating in prayer sections then heading off for lunch. In the afternoon, we would combine religious journey with past exploration when coming to visit Cu Chi Tunnels. The tunnels consists of hospitals, accommodation and schools, and used to be military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Keep driving back to Ho Chi Minh City for overnight.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – MeKong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City
Leaving the Ho Chi Minh City after breakfast, we reach My Tho and embarking on boat. Cruising on intricate small canals would be perfect means to discover exciting local lives along the riverbanks. We would pass through many lush green types of vegetation to land on Unicorn Island where we would stroll around abundant fruit orchards, stopping for lunch served with traditional music under the tree shade.
Afterwards, we would keep sailing to Ben Tre Province to visit some famous local industries such as coconut candy before backing to Ho Chi Minh City. We stop at Vinh Trang Pagoda, Chinatown for scared temples and mysterious exploration then dropping you off at the lobby of the hotel.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Danang – Hoian
The morning would be invested to stroll around some of famous destinations in town including Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Jade Emperor Pagoda, War Remnant Museum and Ben Thanh Market. Taking the short flight in the afternoon to Da Nang then we would be transferred to Hoi An Ancient Town on the same day. Overnight in the hotel of Hoi An.
Day 5: Hoian – Hue
There are enormous beauty spots to see in the delightful township of Hoi An. We would tour around famous Japanese Covered Bridge, Pottery Museum, Tan Ky Ancient House, Chua Ong Pagoda then shopping around fine silk shops and local market. This walking tour offers you fascinating exploration in well-kept traditions, harmony of Vietnamese talents with Chinese and Japanese influence. Packing from the hotel to drive northwards, over Marble Mountains, China Beach, Da Nang City and Cham Museum following Hai Van Pass we would arrive in Hue in the twilight of today. Stay overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue
Having breakfast at the hotel, we start off cruising journey along Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, Mausoleum of Minh Mang Emperor, Tu Duc Emperor and another famous pagoda of Tu Hieu. Driving back to Hue City with walking tour around Dong Ba Market to sample some local delicacies. Over tonight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Hanoi – Halong
Spending time to further discover some notable destinations in Hue before taking short flight to Noi Bai International Airport. Our team is waiting you at arrival then drive directly to Ha Long City. Several stops are made along the road to stretch out our legs and take photos of scenic impressive sights. Stay overnight in Ha Long.
Day 8: Halong – Hanoi
Wondrous Ha Long Bay could not be missed on the tour taste of Vietnam for legendary masterpieces. Boarding on the junk we would totally back to nature enjoying thousands of limestone soaring out from emerald water, sand beaches, majestic grottoes and caves. Chance to pamper in seawater at leisure, and trekking to hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs is available. Enjoying seafood lunch onboard then sailing back to the wharf to return Ha Noi. On the way back, we stop at Dong Trieu Pottery Village for a while to observe handy workers producing goods and to buy something took you to fancy. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 9: Hanoi
The entire day would be spared to come by almost every highlight in town. We begin the city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, the house on silts. Then just walking for short distance, we come to the One Pillar Pagoda which was built dating back to the foundation of the city before leaving to the Temple of Literature and Ethnology Museum with intense collections of Vietnamese ethnic groups. We carry on to the largest lake in the city of lake, Ho Tay that literally means West Lake then stopping over at History Museum. Afterwards, we make a Hoan Kiem full round before gathering at the gate of Thang Long Theatre to end up today tour with excellent water puppet performance.