Day 1: Hanoi. Hanoi ranks among the world's most attractive and interesting cities. Originally named Thang Long or "City of the Ascending Dragon," the city was first the capital of Vietnam in A.D. 1010 and has had many names until its current incarnation. Upon arrival, enjoy a cyclo tour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter as well as stunning historical and cultural sites in the city centre.
Day 2: Hanoi – Ha Long. Transfer to Halong. Committee of the World Heritages of UNESCO in 1994 recognized Halong Bay as a natural heritage and famous for its spectacular scenery of grottoes and caves. Upon arrival in Halong bay we board our Junk for the overnight boat trip. After lunch we begin our fantastic cruise in Halong Bay. The scenery is truly breathtaking and is continuously changing. This includes a visit to Sung Sot Cave, round over Tuan Chau Island, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island and a swim at Titov beach. Enjoy dinner on board while watching the sunset. Overnight on board. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: Ha Long – Hanoi. After an early breakfast we continue our cruise to visit Man‘s Head island, Tortoise Island, Bai Tu Long Bay, Toad Island and Bai Tho Mountain. Upon our return to Halong city we have lunch on board, and then board our transport back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Leisure and overnight in Hanoi. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Hanoi – Danang. Take a morning flight to Danang. You are welcomed at Danang International airport and then transfer to resort for leisure. Overnight in Danang. Includes: (B).
Day 5: Danang. This morning we visit Marble mountain. Climb Thuy Son (Water) by the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside, and visit Huyen Khong cave before entering Tam Thai and Linh Ung pagodas. Rest at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc stone village, where the local skillful sculptors create many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide. Then, visit the Cham museum. Back to resort for leisure. Includes: (B, L).
Day 6: Danang – Hoi An. A short transfer of 30km to Hoi An. Hoi An was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, popularly identified as Faifo, is a picturesque town set along the coasts of South China Sea. While looking into Hoi An Overview, the place is known as a shopping paradise that attracts you towards its wonderful souvenirs, craft handiworks, antique pieces, silk materials and art paintings, that cannot missed out. Ride bicycle around Acient Town to visit Old House, Japanes Bridge… This evening, take part in a cooking class, try to make Vietnamese food and enjoy what you have made. Overnight in Hoi An. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 7: Hoi An – Saigon. This morning we board a flight south. An afternoon city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals, includes the Nôtre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, a lacquerware factory, the bustling Chinatown and Giac Lam Pagoda. Dinner cruise on Saigon river. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 8: Saigon – My Tho – Saigon. A full day excursion to the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a river cruise passing through floating market with colorful boats filled with fruits, rice, food, a floating market with fish-pond inside houses. Stop at Thoi son island and have lunch with honey wine in an orchard looking over the river, followed by a folk show by locals. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda and a coconut mill before back saigon. O/N in Saigon. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 9: Saigon – Cu Chi – Saigon. Heading out of town we travel by road to Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Back to Ho Chi Minh and free at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 10: Saigon. Departure. Transferred to Tan Son Nhat airport for your flight home. Includes: (B, L, D).
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