Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City. Arrival. Meet at Tan Son Nhat international airport. Transfer to hotel. Dinner on floating restaurant on Sai Gon River. Night in Ho Chi Minh City. Includes: (D).
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnel. AM: Ho Chi Minh City tour: Visit Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Church, Thong Nhat Conference Hall, China Town and Thien Hau Temple, War Museum. Lunch. PM: Drive to visit Cuchi Underground Tunnel - a battle field in Vietnam War closely to Saigon City. Dinner in a floating restaurant on Saigon River. Night in Ho Chi Minh City. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: My Tho (Mekong Delta). Includes: (B, L, D). Drive to visit My Tho Town in Tien Giang Province, one of 11 provinces in the Mekong Delta. Boat trip on Mekong River to visit farmer's house and garden. Lunch on an islet in the river. Visit bee-raising farm, coconut-candy enterprise. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Stop at Long An Town to visit a Cao Dai Temple, a strange religion in the South of Vietnam. Night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Nha Trang. Drive to Nha Trang, a beautiful city on the beach. It is 450 km to the North of Ho Chi Minh City. On the way stop to have lunch at Ca Na Beach and visit PoKlong Krai Cham Tower in Phan Rang. Dinner and night in Nha Trang. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5: Nha Trang City Tour. Boat trip to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium and Hon Tam Island. Bathing and lunch at Hon Tam - a clean blue-water beach in the island. P.M: Visit Ponagar Cham Tower, Long Son Pogoda, Hon Chong Rocks and Nha Trang (Dam) market. Dinner and night in Nha Trang. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 6: Nha Trang - Danang - Ngu Hanh Son Mountain - Hoi An. By flight tranfer to Nha Trang airport for flying to Da Nang by VN 334 (08:10 - 09:25). Visit Cham Museum. Lunch. P.M. Visit China Beach, Ngu Hanh Son Stone Village (handicraft). Drive to visit Hoi An Ancient Town - a World's Cultural Heritage in the central Vietnam, 30 km to the South of Danang. Dinner and night in Hoi An town. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 7: Hoi An - My son Holy Land - Hue. Drive to visit My Son, a ancient religion center of the Cham people in the past, 40 km to the South West of Hoi An town, another World's Cultural Heritage.
P.M: Driver to Hue (120 km) through Hai Van Mountain Pass of 30 km length. Stop on the top of the mountain for photo. Relax at Lang Co Beach. Dinner and night in Hue - The Old Capital. Includes: (B, L, D).
DAY 8: Hue City Tour - Hanoi (night train). Visit The Old Capital full day. AM: Boat trip on Perfume River to visit handicraft village: making conical hat and bronze casting. Visit Thien Mu Pagoda considered as Royal Pagoda of the Nguyen Dynasty and Imperal Citadel. Lunch. PM: Visit Mausoleums of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh King. Visit a typical garden-house in Hue (Hue has another name as "city of garden"). Visit Dong Ba market. Lunch Dinner in Hue. 16:47 take E2 train to Hanoi. Overnight on train E2 to Hanoi by soft sleeper. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 9: Ha Noi City Tour. 5:00 Arrive Hanoi. Check in hotel. 9:00 AM Visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh's House-on-stilt, Ho Chi Minh Museum (or Ethnic Museum), Van Mieu (Temple of Literature). Lunch. PM: Visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. Cyclo tour (2 hours) to visit Old Quarter of Hanoi and Dong Xuan Market. Dinner. Night in Hanoi. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 10: Hanoi - Halong Bay. Overnight on boat. Driver to HaLong Bay, 180 km to the North-East of Hanoi, one of the World's Natural Heritage. It takes you 3,5 hour for driving. Boat trip on the bay (5 hours) to visit typical islands and caves. Lunch on boat. Enjoy the landscape of the immense bay with 5,000 islets. Bathing at a beach at The Titop Islet. Continue cruising to Lan Ha bay for dinner and overnight on boat. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 11: Ha Long - Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi. On other cruising to see second park of Ha long bay for sightseeing Bai Tu Long bay and thousands islands, lunch at Bai Chay beach. Back Ha Noi. Dinner and night in Hanoi. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 12: Hanoi. Departure. Breakfast. Shopping. Transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure. Includes: (B).
Note: This trip can be started from Hanoi.
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