Upon arrival at Noi Bai airport, you will be transferred to hotel. Ha Noi, Vietnam’s capital, is one thousand year old city with peaceful lakes, French styled buildings, old quarter streets, three lined boulevards, brightly painted temples and pagodas. The remainder of the day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. We would recommend some walking around Hanoi's Old Quarter if your arrival time is earlier. You will enjoy a welcome dinner at a nice local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B).
After breakfast we explore the city of Hanoi. First on the agenda is Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, where Uncle Ho is laid out in state, surrounded by immaculately dressed soldiers. Next we will visit the Presidential Palace where Ho refused to live, choosing instead a small stilt house beside a lake. Close by, the next stop is the One Pillar Pagoda. A tour around the beautiful West Lake takes us to the venerable Temple of Literature. In the afternoon, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a must for all visitors; it’s one of the most interesting museums in Hanoi with many different things relating the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. Discover the Old Quarter of Hanoi by cyclo. This fascinating are of narrow alleys and shop houses is also called “36 streets”. Then, enjoy Water puppet show- the unique Traditional Art in the North of Vietnam. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D).
After breakfast, at around 8 am start your journey to the World Heritage of Halong Bay. On the way, enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side including rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life. 12.00 pm: Arrive in Ha Long City, we board our Junk for the overnight boat trip. 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. Have a short trek to the top of Titov mountain for a magnificent panorama scenery. After sunset, dinner on the boat and enjoy an unforgettable night on boat in your private cabin. Sleep in the tender sound of waves. Overnight on Ha Long Bay on boat.
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – Danang – Hoian (B/L).
Wake up the next morning at sunrise, feel the early morning salt water scent; bask in the early sun rising from behind the mountains. This morning we will continue to visit the beautiful grotto and other area of Halong Bay. It is a great time for two of you spend the time together in the great nature of the bay. Have lunch on boat before checking out the boat to back to Ha Noi. Take the flight to Da nang. Transfer by car from Danang to Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 5: Hoian (B).
Spend your full day visiting the town of Hoi An today. Walk over the Japanese Bridge, visit taciturn Chinese Assembly Halls and Trading Houses, pagodas and stroll into the market located by Thu Bon river, you may find out the same feelings of the artists, who see the rooftops of Hoi An a magical old world of Oriental feel and source of inspiration. This is also a wonderful town to shop for lanterns, soft silk, raw silk, or order your clothes to be tailored within a day. Late afternoon is open for your optional tour by boat to a ceramic village in Thu Bon River, or relax on Cua Dai (Big Beach). Overnight in Hoian.
Day 6: Hoian – Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnel (B).
Take a morning flight to Saigon and transfer to hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, we will have a half day to explore one of Southeast Asia’s liveliest cities, Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon – the hustle and bustle of life everywhere co-exists with 300 years of timeless traditions and the beauty of an ancient culture. Begin our sightseeing by visiting the former Presidential Palace, War Remnants Museum, the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral and the French style central Post Office. Also visit Cholon, the Chinatown of Saigon where we see the huge Binh Tay wholesale market and the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 7: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon (B/L).
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 for leisure. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 8: Saigon – Siem Riep (B/D).
After breakfast fly to Siem Reap, home to Angkor Wat, one of the greatest religious monuments in the world. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, met and greeted by our guide and driver at airport and then transfer to check in at hotel. Dinner with Apsara Traditional Dance Show at local restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 9: Siem Riep – Angkor Wat Tour (B).
Breakfast at hotel. Visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, The Bayon vies with Angkor Wat as the favorite monument among visitors. The two temples evoke similar aesthetic responses yet are different in purpose, design, architecture and decoration., Baphoun temple the world's biggest jigsaw puzzle, ancient royal palace, Phimeanakas is a steep pyramid temple with a local legend associated to it. Terrace of Elephant an impressive platform carved with marching elephants, a centrepiece of Angkor Thom, Terrace of Leper this terrace is significant more for its base carvings rather than for the statue of the Leper King (which incidentally, is a replica), King and Ta Prohm temple a beautiful temple complex, Ta Prohm is famous for being left in the state of disrepair. This is where you find giant fig trees wrapping their roots over the ruins. Afternoon, the Main Angkor Wat the biggest Hindu temple in the world and the one of the largest religious monument in the world and then come back to visit Old Market Psar Char also written Psar Chas, meaning Old Market, is located south of the Old French Quarter in Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Riep.
Day 10: Siem Riep Departure (B).
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home with sweet memories.
- Air tickets Ha Noi – Danang: 85 USD/pax
- Air tickets Danang – Saigon: 85 USD/pax
- Air tickets Saigon – Siem Riep: 195 USD/pax
- Accommodation at hotels 3*, sharing twin/double room
- Private transfer by modern car
- English speaking guide
- Buffet breakfasts at hotel daily
- Lunches & Dinners as described in the program at local restaurant
- All entrance fees as described in the program
- Boat trip in Ha Long Bay, Mekong Delta
- Cyclo ride and water puppet show in Hanoi
- Mineral water on bus daily: 2 bottle/pax/day
- Internal Tourist insurance
- Handmade gifts
- Visa fees: 45 USD (Visa upon arrival is easy and available for an extra fees of 25 USD/pax, all we need is passport copies)
- Personal expense such as laundry, spa in hotel...
- International & Domestic flights
- Optional tours.
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