Day 1: Ho Xhi Minh City. Welcomed at Tan Son Nhat airport and transferred to Hotel. Short city tour to the Reunification Hall, China Town and Thien Hau Pagoda. Welcome dinner on boat to cruise along Sai Gon river to see Saigon by night. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Includes: (L, D).
Day 2: Mekong Delta. AM: Leave for My Tho town of Tien Giang province (the first province in the Mekong Delta - about 75 km from Ho Chi Minh City). Visit Dong Tam snake-farm and Vinh Trang pagoda. Boat trip on Mekong river to visit the fruit gardens and peasants' houses on a islet. Lunch at a typical restaurant of Mekong Delta. PM: Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Shopping. Dinner at Royal restaurant and enjoy special Vietnamese Traditional Dance Show. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Phan Thiet. Drive to Phan Thiet, a famous beach 200km to the North of Ho Chi Minh City. Check in at a lovely beach resort as Blue Ocean or Bamboo Village. Free bathing with sun and white sand at the resort. Night at the resort. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Phan Thiet. Enjoy the beach at sunrise. After breakfast visit the famous moving sand-hill of Phan Thiet. Visit Poshanu Cham Tower, Duc Thanh School. Night at the resort. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5: Phan Thiet - Nha Trang. AM: Visit Phan Thiet Market. Then transfer to Nha Trang city, 250 km North of Phan Thiet which is considered as the best beach of Vietnam. Check in hotel. Relax at the beach in front of the hotel. Seafood dinner. Overnight in Nha Trang. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 6: Nha Trang - Islands. Full day boat trip to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Hon Mun and Hon Tam Island. Sea-bathing in the blue water beach. You can also enjoy diving or snorkelling at the islands. Night in Nha Trang. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 7: Nha Trang. AM. Drive to Nha Phu Bay and get reach of the Monkey Island by a boat. Visit Monkey Island and admire playfull performances of the monkeys. PM. Visit Ponagar Cham tower, Hon Chong Promontory, Long Son Pagoda, Dam Market. Overnight in Nha Trang. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 8: Nha Trang - hoi An. Transfer (flight) to Nha Trang Airport for flight VN 334 to Da Nang (08:15 - 09:35). Meet and transfer to Hoi An ancient town, 30 km South of Da Nang, one of the World's Cutural Heritage. Visit Japanese Bridge, Chinese Pagoda… Dinner and overnight in Hoi An. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 9: Hoi An - Da Nang - Bana Resort. Transfer to Danang for visiting Ngu Hanh (Marble) Mountains, Non Nuoc Beach, Cham Museum. Continue to Ba Na Mountain Resort by car and get on the resort by telepheric. Visit Ba Na and stay overnight to enjoy the pleasant weather. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 10: Ba Na - Hue. Visit Ba Na. Then transfer to Hue, the old capital city of Vietnam, 120 km from Danang. You will have a chance to view the Hai Van Pass, the most beautiful mountain-pass of Vietnam. Check in hotel. Enjoy a King-style dinner in which you will be dressed and served as the King or the Queen. Night in Hue.
Day 11: Hue. AM: Boat ride along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang King's Mausoleum and Hon Chen Temple. PM: Visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh's Mausoleums, Tu Hieu pagoda. Night in Hue. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 12: Hue - Hanoi. AM: Visit Hue Imperial Citadel, Dong Ba Market. PM: Transfer to Phu Bai Airport for flight VN 246 to Hanoi (15:00 - 16:05). Meet at Noi Bai airport and transfer to hotel. Evening enjoy Water-puppet show - a Vietnamese famous traditional art. Overnight at hotel. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 13: Hanoi. Full day city tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House-on-stilts, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One-Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi Old Quarter, Temple of Literature (the first University of Vietnam), Restored Sword Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Dinner at Lake-side restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 14: Hanoi - Hai Phong - Cat Ba. AM: Transfer to Hai Phong seaside city (110 km). Board on a hydrofoil to travel to Cat Ba Island. PM: Visit Cat Ba National Park, Trung Trang Cave, Cat Co Beach. Canoe ride around Cat Ba. Overnight in Cat Ba. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 15: Cat Ba - Ha Long - Hanoi. AM: Boat cruise to Halong Bay to admire thousands of charming islands and natural caves with various shape of stalagmites such as Thien Cung, Dau Go. Lunch on board with seafood. PM: Return to Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 16: Hanoi - Bat Trang - Coloa. AM: 8:00 Pick up at your hotel to Bat Trang, an old pottery village and Coloa - an old citadel of Vietnam. PM: At leisure or free for shopping. Dinner and enjoy traditional music show. Overnight in Hanoi. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 17: Hanoi. Departure. Transfer to airport for departure. Includes: (B).
Note: This trip can be started in Saigon or Hanoi.
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