This tour takes us from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) within 9 days. The trip covers most of the main attractions in Vietnam including three world heritages site in Vietnam. It covers from the stately Hanoi
 

Tour Code: VTL 730
Price:
Duration: 9 Days
Tour Type:
Starts / Ends: Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Hoi An Town – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon

BRIEF ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Day 3: Hanoi Halong Bay
Day 4: Hanoi – Hue
Day 5: Hue – Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An
Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi tunnel
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta Tour
Day 9: Departure / Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Special Experiences :
Experience the interesting of colonial city of Hanoi with water puppet show and cyclo tour
One day trip to explore Halong Bay for spectacular landscapes and caves and others activities
Boat trip on Perfume river in Hue visit Royal tomb & Thien Mu pagoda
Visiting Hue’s Purple Forbidden City
Walking tour in charming town of Hoi An
Mekong Delta experiences
War historical places in Ho Chi Minh City
Cu Chi tunnel experiences

 
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Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (D)
Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Accommodation: Hanoi Boutique 1 hotel
Upon your arrival at the Noi Bai (Hanoi) airport, our local guide will meet us and escort us to our hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax and recover from jetlag. Tonight we have dinner at one of the finest restaurant in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi (B, L)
Accommodation: Hanoi Boutique 1 hotel
Sites visited: Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ba Dinh square, Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology, Cyclo in Hanoi old quarter, Water puppet show
On this day we will first visit Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh complex followed by the Temple of Literature. In the afternoon we will visit Museum of Ethnology and explore Hanoi old quarter by cyclo (paddle rickshaw). In the evening we will enjoy the water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.


Temple of Literature, Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay Day Trip (B, L)
Accommodation: Hanoi Boutique 1 hotel
Transfer: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi (175 km)
Sites visited: Halong Bay, Caves
Special Meals: Sea Food on Junk Boat
In the morning, we depart for Ha Long Bay where we will take a private junk for a 4 hour boat journey around the majestic, secluded bay, now designated a World Heritage site. We will pass Dog islet, Cock fighting islet, Turtle islet and many more, stopping en route to visit the Dau Go and Thien Cung caves. A delicious, fresh seafood lunch is served on board. Upon disembarking, we will return to our Hanoi hotel for overnight stay.


Panorama of Halong Bay
Day 4: Hanoi fly to Danang transfer to Hue via Hai Van tunnel (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam airlines
Accommodation: Green Hue hotel
Site visited: Imperial city, Forbidden Purple City, Dong Ba market
After breakfast, we will be transferred to the airport to take flight to Danang. Upon arrival in the airport, we will be welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to Hue via Hai Van tunnel, along the way, we will stop at Lang Co beach.
In the afternoon, we will visit Imperial city and Forbidden Purple City. Overnight in Hue.

Day 5: Hue – Hoi An (B, L)
Accommodation: Pho Hoi Riverside resort
Sites visited: Perfume river, Thien Mu Pagoda, Khai Dinh tomb, Hai Van Pass, Cham Museum, Marble Mountain, My Khe Beach
We will take a dragon boat to cruise along the Perfume River. Visit Thien Mu pagoda, after that, we will take our van to visit to the majestic and scenic Emperor Tu Duc tomb. In the afternoon we depart Hue for Hoi An travel through the high pass of Hai Van with its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean en route to Da Nang. We will visit: Cham Museum, Marble Mountain and then going to Hoi An for our night stay. Overnight in Hoi An.

Options: you can choose one of 3 tombs
- Tu Duc King’s tomb
- Minh Mang King’s tomb
- Khai Dinh King’s tomb


Tombs of King Khai Dinh in Hue
Day 6: Hoi An (B)
Accommodation: Pho Hoi Riverside resort
Sites visited: Hoi An town
In the morning, we will do the walking tour in Hoi An town, This quaint riverside town still boasts a wealth of century’s old traditional architecture. The influences of several Asian cultures can be seen in the old houses and waterside buildings. It is also famous as a place to be instantly created inexpensive tailored outfits. Overnight in Hoi An.


Hoi An Ancient Town, Vietnam
Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi Tunnels (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam airlines @ 16:30 – 17:40
Accommodation: Sapphire hotel
Morning we will transfer to Da Nang airport to take the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
In the afternoon, we will visit Cu Chi Tunnels otherwise known as the “Iron Triangle” or “Iron Land”. On our way there we will drive through pleasant countryside; rubber plantations and rice paddies. Before entering the tunnels, we will see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. After that we transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city.


Visitors at Cu Chi Tunnel
Day 8: (Saigon) Ho Chi Minh City tour & Mekong Delta (B, L)
Accommodation: Sapphire hotel
At 08.00 we leave Ho Chi Minh city behind and head to Vietnam’s rice basket, the Mekong Delta. We will pass through idyllic, rural scenes until we arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River, where we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Next we will have a boat ride on the Mekong, visit local homes and orchards, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try a taste of seasonal fruit and honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing. We return to Ho Chi Minh city.


Vinh Trang Pagoda
Day 9 Departure Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) (B)
Transfer via: International flight at our own arrangement
Today we have free time at our leisure be for transfer to airport for our departure flight home.
About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price is per person and based on two people shared one room. For single traveler please kindly add the single supplement price.
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What’s included ?
- Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Vietnam by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above). Your comfort is our priority!
- Guide: As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available. (Other languages up on request)
- Hotels: Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
- All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily Western or Vietnamese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
- Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
- Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary. If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of Western and Vietnamese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Vietnamese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
- Private junk boat in Halong Bay; private boat in Perfume River
- Transportation:
- Hanoi To Hue; Danang To Ho Chi Minh city: Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
- Airport Tax and Fuel Fee
- Service Charge & Government Taxes:
- Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
- Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

What’s excluded?
- Excess Baggage Charges. Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg . The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm .
- Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
- Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Single Room Supplement.

Meals
If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Viet Vision Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
Breakfast -Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.
Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes. At some of the meals one complimentary soft drink is served.
Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Viet Vision Travel suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area.

Recommended Accommodation List:

Location

Accommodation

Hanoi Hanoi Boutique 1 Hotel
Hue Green Hotel Hue
Hoi An Pho Hoi Riverside Resort Hoian
Ho Chi Minh City Sapphire Hotel