Day 1: Hanoi Arrival. Arrival, pick up at airport and transfer to hotel downtown. After a change and rest, stroll down the city of 1000 years for a first sightseeing. A cyclo drive around Hoan kiem Lake and Hanoi's Old quarter followed by a welcome dinner. O/N in Hanoi. Includes: (D).
Day 2: Hanoi City tour. City tour of Hanoi with visit to Hochiminh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Literature Temple, Hoa lo Prison, Ethnology Museum, Water Puppet show. O/N in Hanoi. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong. Transfer to Halong. Board our traditional wooden junk boat, Huong Hai Junk, for an overnight journey. Sip on a refreshing welcome drink upon check in before you begin your cruise through the bay. Feast on a delicious lunch as you cruise among hundreds of islets (Dinh Huong islet, Ga Choi – Fighting Cock islet, Dog islet, Finger islet, etc.) to discover unspoilt pockets of Halong Bay and visit Sung Sot cave, one of the most imposing grottos of the Bay.
Swim at Soi Sim beach or Titov beach or a short trek to the top of Titov mountain for a magnificent panorama scenery. Enjoy your dinner with fresh seafood on board. Squid fishing or relax and chatting with your partner, friends, family. Overnight on Ha Long Bay aboard Huong Hai Junk. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Halong - Hanoi - Hoian. For early risers complimentary tea, coffee, fruit and cake are served. 8.00am: Visit Luon cave on small bamboo boat paddle by out crew staff and enjoy the quiet atmosphere enclosed by high islets and mountains. Be back to our Huong Hai Junk. Sail past rock formations such as Man’s Head islet, Tortoise islet, Butterfly cave, Lion islet, Bai Tho mountain, enjoy the tranquil scenery as the boat meanders its way through the bay on the way back to Ha Long city, etc.
Arrange your luggage and do the check out onboard at around 9:00 am. Enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations. Arrive back at Ha Long city for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you to Hanoi Airport to board the flight to Da nang. Drive to Hoian. O/N in Hoian. Includes: (B, L).
Day 5: Hoian. A half day tour visit the world heritage of Hoian Old Town with museums, communal houses, ancient houses, pagodas and temples in multiple choices. A cultural show adds the exciting to the tour too. Afternoon and evening free for enjoying the town which lot of tailors, riverside cafe, restaurants in old houses. Hoian is still one of the most attractive tourist spots after a long long time. Almost everyone loves Hoian badly. O/N in Hoian. Includes: (B).
Day 6: Hoian - Saigon - cu chi tunnel. Morning flight to Saigon. Onward to visit the incredible underground Cu chi tunnel which was the shelter of VC during war. Afternoon city tour of saigon with Independence Palace, Notredam cathedral, French Post office. Dinner cruise on Saigon river. O/N in Saigon. Includes: (B, D).
Day 7: Saigon - Mekong. 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).
Day 8: Saigon. Departure. Airport transfer for your flight out. Includes: (B).
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