Departure : 5th September
Starting City : HO CHI MINH
HO CHI MINH
Ending City : HALONG BAY
- Air ticket, Visa & Domestic airfare
- Accommodation in twin/double room at hotel with daily breakfast.
- Private transfer / transportation : A/C vehicle with English speaking guide.
- Entrance fee and boat fee that mentioned in itinerary.
- 1 hour cyclo tour in Ha Noi.
- Water Puppet show ticket in Ha Noi.
- Cruise fee in Ha Long bay ( Join cruise – Private cabin).
- Meals as in itinerary ( Vietnamese set menu): 04 lunches + 1 brunch + 06 dinners.
- Water on bus during trip : 1 bottles for per pax per day trip.
HO CHI MINH | HANOI | HALONG BAY
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh | Hotel : Cicilia | Meals : Dinner
Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh international airport, tour guide will meet you and assist you for transfer to city centre where you will check-in hotel. Enjoy welcome dinner in a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnel (Ho Chi Minh City Tour) | Hotel : Cicilia | Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Today you will visit the Cu Chi Tunnel which is an underground tunnel complex legacy of the Vietnam War against the United States. Step back into time to understand more about the life of Viet Cong guerrillas and local people during the War.
After the lunch served in local restaurant, drive back to the Ho Chi Minh center to visit the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office and shopping at Ben Thanh Market. Dinner in a local restaurant and stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh | Hotel : Cicilia | Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
After breakfast at hotel, depart to Mekong for a 2-hour drive to Phong Nam Pier. Boating on An Hoa river, stop on land to visit Nam Khiem handy brickkiln, charcoal workshop – make products from coconut shell as active charcoal, material for battery and coconut processing workshop nearby. Continue by boat along An Hoa and Ben Tre river, come to My Long village to visit rice paper cake workshop, then turn on water palm canals where they look smaller and smaller to Nhon Thanh countryside. Call on bee garden, enjoy fruit and honey. Stop at candy mill by the way. Take a short walk to family making sleep mats.
Take a tuk tuk or Bike on village paths on pass by coconut jungle, vegetable plains. Lunch at local house nearby river. Take row boat and motorboat back Hung Vuong pier. Back to Ho Chi Minh City in the late afternoon. Dinner at restaurant and overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh - Fly to Hanoi - City Tour | Hotel : Chalcedony | Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for 2 - hour flight to Hanoi.
Upon arrival at Hanoi airport, our guide will meet you and assist you for transfers to Hanoi city centre where you will have lunch and a short city in the afternoon.
Pay a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum which houses the body of the famous President Ho Chi Minh. Get to know more about his life and career with a visit to his traditional stilt house before appreciating the special structure of One Pillar Pagoda. Leaving the complex, make your way to the Temple of literature- famous for being the first university of Vietnam. It is also the popular place for Vietnamese students to visit and take some commemorative photographs when graduating.
Dinner in a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Over night on boat | Hotel : Apricot Premium Cruise | Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
08h00 – Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side and have a short break on the way.
12h30 – 13h00: Embark on cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 15h30: Savor a delectable lunch as cruising among the limestone islands.
15h30 – 16h30: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
16h30 – 17h30: Continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00: Cooking class and sunset party on sundeck.
19h00 – Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Overnight on board.
Day 6: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Over night in Hanoi | Hotel : Chalcedony | Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
06h30 – 07h00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30: Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone.
09h30 – Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30: Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30: While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h00 – Disembark cruise.
12h30 – Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi city center.
16h30 – 17h00: Trip finishes.
Dinner in local restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
08h30 – 09h30: Kayaking to explore around the area or visit a floating house and learn about the daily life of the local fishermen who live there.
Day 7: Hanoi free Departure
After transfer to the airport for departure.
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