Vietnam Highlights - 13 Days 12 Nights

Price:
$1100
-
$1300
Destinations:
Duration:
13 days
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12 nights
Departure:
At Customer’s request

Tour highlights

This Vietnam Tour covers the highlights in Vietnam, you will visit the best cities and famous World's Heritage Sites in Vietnam: Vietnam is a long country, you at least need 10 days or 2 weeks to visit the whole main cities . You can arrive in Hanoi or Saigon, but this tour , we modify a tour starting from Saigon (HCM City) and you will fly out in Hanoi.

SAIGON - CU CHI TUNNELS - MEKONG DELTA - EX.DANANG - HOIAN - HUE - HANOI - HALONG BAY

DAY 1: SAIGON - ARRIVAL

DAY 2: SAIGON - CITY TOUR

DAY 3: SAIGON - CU CHI TUNNELS

DAY 4: SAIGON -MEKONG DELTA

DAY 5: SAIGON - FLY TO DANANG CITY - HOIAN

DAY 6: HOIAN - WALKING TOUR

DAY 7: HOIAN - FREE TIME

DAY 8: HOIAN - HUE CITY

DAY 9: HUE CITY - FLY TO HANOI

DAY 10: HANOI - HALONG BAY

DAY 11: HALONG BAY - HANOI

DAY 12: HANOI - 1/2 CITY TOUR

DAY 13: HANOI - FLY OUT

DAY 1: SAIGON - ARRIVAL (D): Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Saigon (HCM City) is one of the world’s true cosmopolitan cities with a history, culture and style obtained from colonial France, ancient China and the art deco era. Once the main port of Cambodia’s Mekong territory, Saigon became the capital of France’s Cochinchina and later the capital of the Republic of Vietnam. It remained the capital until the fall of Saigon in 1975.

Upon arrival our guide will meet us at the airport then transfer to hotel in city center. After shower , we take you to a local restaurant for dinner. Stay in Saigon

DAY 2: SAIGON - 1/2 CITY TOUR (B/L/D): Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

At 8.30 Am. The tour starts at the Reunification Palace, which was the scene for the final stages of the Vietnam War and was used as the head quarters by the South Vietnamese president during the Vietnam War. Visit the emotional War Remnants Museum where sensitive photographs and infantry weapons are on display; the French-style Central Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral built between 1886 and 1890. After a typical Vietnamese lunch at the Restaurant, and then visit Cholon, the Chinatown of Saigon. View the Thien Hau Pagoda, dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea and finish the tour at Ben Thanh Market  in the centre of Saigon around 4.00pm. Stay in Saigon

DAY 3: SAIGON - CU CHI TUNNELS (B/L/D): Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Today, we start the tour at 8.30 Am,  we visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, 50km from Saigon, where you can explore the tunnel network built by the South Vietnamese Communists in 1946. View a documentary made at the time showing how the Vietnamese Communists (Viet Cong) survived in the tunnels. After lunch return to Ho Chi Minh City, as we hope to finish this day tour at 15.30 PM. Stay in Saigon

DAY 4: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B/L/D): Mekong Delta

At 8.30 AM, This morning travel through rice fields and fruit farms to Ben Tre, a southern province in Mekong Delta. Upon arrival take a short stroll through a shaded area of coconut farm; enjoy the tropical fruits which are grown in the region and local folk music. Then we go to the river bank for a short journey, by sampan, to the coconut candy factory  where we can sample the candy and sip some honey tea. And you will experience with a horse cart riding in the village (5km) to the restaurant.  After lunch in the garden, visit Vinh Trang Pagoda  which was built in 1849 and is a combination of Asian and European architecture. Finish the tour in Saigon about 4.30pm. Stay in Saigon

DAY 5: SAIGON - FLY TO DANANG - HOIAN TOWN (B/D): Danang City

Today, the group is taken to Saigon Airport for a flight to Danang. Transfer from Danang Airport to Hoian hotel (35km). Stop over at the Marble Mountain for a quick visit before lunch. This afternoon enjoy free time to shop or maybe visit a tailor and order a custom suit. Stay in Hoian

DAY 6: HOIAN - WALKING TOUR (B/L): Hoi An

Visit the highlights in the old town including the Japanese covered bridge, Phuk Kien Chinese Town Hall, temples and the beautiful ancient houses. See the local market on the river side of Hoian and in the afternoon enjoy free time for shopping and relaxing:

The tour takes place in the morning only ( from 9.00 Am to 12.00 Am), and have lunch. After lunch you have free time. Stay in Hoian

DAY 7: HOIAN - FREE TIME (B): Hoi An

HOIAN is a small town , built in 17th Century by the Chinese and Japanese Merchants when then came here. It still remains today many old houses and temples. All city covers only 2 Sqm with no traiffic in the town. You will find many shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and skillful tailors here...You have a whole day by yourself for swimming, shopping and food cusines. Stay in Hoian

DAY 8: HOIAN - DANANG CITY - HUE (B/L/D): Hue (former Imperial City)

This morning after check out we’ll be picked up and travel to Hue City  which is about 150km from Hoian (3hour drive). Along the way we drive through the Hai Van Pass and stop at Lang Co Beach. After lunch, tour the Citadel of Hue and visit The Forbidden City of the royal Nguyen Dynasty, which was built from 1802 to 1945. We’ll also visit Thien Mu Pagoda, which is considered the first Buddhist Pagoda in Hue, built in 1601. In the late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise along Perfume River. Stay in Hue

DAY 9: HUE - FLY TO HANOI (B/L/D): Hanoi (Capital)

Check out early and travel to the Hue Airport, (15km from hotel) for our flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, transfer to our Hanoi hotel and take time to settle in before a one hour city sights ride (rickshaw or xich lo Ride) in the Old Quarter. Afterwards enjoy the famous water puppet Show ( 1 hour) and enjoy free time to visit the Old Quarter by yourself. Stay in Hanoi

DAY 10: HANOI - HALONG BAY - 170km (B/L/D): Halong Bay

At 8.00 Am ,you must check out and leave your big suitcase at the hotel loby. You only need overnight luggage for your boat trip.

The cruise cabin is much smaller than your hotel room.But very comfortable, air-con, en suit cabin ( 12-15 sqm2)

Today travel170 km from Hanoi to Halong Bay (3.5hr drive with rest stop). Upon arrival we board a famous Halong Junk for a seafood lunch. Spend the afternoon cruising in Halong Bay to see thousands of limestone rock formations. Visit spectacular caves and stop at a beautiful beach for a swim. Our accommodation for the night is on board the junk where it will be anchored in a quiet bay.

11.30 - 12.15 Arrival at Hon Gai international harbour.

12.30 - 13.00 Transfer by tender to boat, enjoy Welcome Drink – cruise briefing,
safety instructions, check-in cabins - Depart to Bai Tu long Bay.

13.00 - 14.30 Enjoy lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay,
admire the fascinating formations on the way.

15.30 - 15.45 Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.

15.45 - 17.30 Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island.

17.30 Return to boat - Continue cruising through the bay.

18.30 Anchor for overnight at Cong Do area.

18.30 Cooking demonstration in restaurant.

19.30 - 21.00 Savor a delicious Set-dinner in dining room.

21.00 - 22.30 Activities: Relax on deck, Beauty Spa services, drink service available or night time fishing.

23.00 Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on boat

DAY 11: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/ brunch): Hanoi (Capital)

Spend this morning cruising Halong Bay. Visit Bai Tu Long Bay and have brunch on board before disembarking at 11.30am. Drive back to Hanoi and arrive mid-afternoon where the remainder of the afternoon is yours to relax or explore as you wish.

06.30 Enjoy sunrise over the Bay or take part in our morning Tai Chi session.

06.45 - 07.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in dining room.

07.45 - 08.45 Transfer from boat to rowing boat to visit Vung Vieng fishing village. Rowers are local
people wearing traditional costume. It’s the opportunity to see the fisher’s daily life with the primary features in the charming nature.

09.30 Check-out cabins and settle bills – Luggage collection.

09.30 - 10.30 Having international buffet brunch served in dining room.

10.30 - 11.00 Arrival at the pier . Get back to Hanoi by bus

16.00 : Arrive in Hanoi

DAY 12: HANOI - 1/2 DAY CITY TOUR (B/L): Hanoi (Capital)

At 8.00 Am , you will start your 1/2day tour

This morning we visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the beautiful surroundings of his home. We also see the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature built in the year of 1076 and dedicated to the teaching of Confucius. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy Vietnam’s capital after your lunch. Stay in Hanoi

DAY 13: HANOI - HOME - FLY OUT (B):

Our Vietnam tour finishes in Hanoi where, after breakfast, we’ll have free time until our transfer to the airport and flights home (Vietnam Tour only).

Price is based on $ USD per person

Group size

2-4 people

6-8 people

10 – 15 people

16 – 20 people

21 – 25 people

Single

4 star hotels

$ 1500

$ 1370

$ 1300

$ 1250

$ 1200

$ 430

5 star hotels

 $ 2150

 $ 1970

$ 1940 $ 1900 $ 1830

 $ 1080

Hotels are used

Destination

4 star hotels

Room of 4 stars

5 star hotels

Room of 5 stars

Saigon

Grand Silverland Hotel ****

Premier Deluxe

Grand Hotel *****

Premium Deluxe

Hoian

Vinh Hung Hotel ****

Superior

Palm Garden Resort *****

Deluxe

Hue

Moon Light Hue ****

Deluxe

Le Residence *****

 Superior

Hanoi

Lan Vien Hotel ****

Deluxe

De L’ Opera *****

 Deluxe

Halong

 Victory Cruise ****

Deluxe

Signature Cruise *****

 Deluxe

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Inclusion

  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast  L=Lunch  D=Dinner)
  • 12 nights’ accommodation
  • Air Conditioned Coach Travel
  • Entrance fees, & boat rides
  • English speaking guide
  • Domestic flights: Saigon - Danang, Hue - Hanoi
  • 2 bottles of water per day on tour

Exclusion


  • Personal Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Vietnam Visa (25$/ person)
  • Some meals (detailed in itinerary)
  • International flights to/ from Vietnam

 


Price:
$1100
-
$1300
Destinations:
Duration:
13 days
-
12 nights
Departure:
At Customer’s request

Tour map

Inclusion

  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast  L=Lunch  D=Dinner)
  • 12 nights’ accommodation
  • Air Conditioned Coach Travel
  • Entrance fees, & boat rides
  • English speaking guide
  • Domestic flights: Saigon - Danang, Hue - Hanoi
  • 2 bottles of water per day on tour

Exclusion


  • Personal Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Vietnam Visa (25$/ person)
  • Some meals (detailed in itinerary)
  • International flights to/ from Vietnam

 


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