PRG 03: 9D8N VIETNAM BEAUTY HANOI – HA LONG BAY ON CRUISE – HOI AN – HO CHI MINH

DAY 1: HA NOI  ARRIVAL 

Upon arrival Noi Bai airport, Hanoi, meet up our local tour guide and transfer to city centre.

Check in time after 2pm (early check in if room is available).

Overnight in Hanoi

 

DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE    (B/L/D)

Transfer to Ha Long Bay – Recognized by Unesco as a World Heritage Site since 1994 for it thousands of natural islands and one of the most magnificent scenic spots in Vietnam as well.

The permanent beauty of Ha Long is created by three factors: stone, water and sky.

Ha Long Bay includes its infinitely rich system of grottoes and caves such as: Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), Dau Go (Driftwood Grotto), Sung Sot (Surprise Grotto), Tam Cung (Three Palace Grotto), Trinh Nu (Virgin Grotto)… Each is a grandiose and refined natural architectural creation.

While exploring the bay, tourists will feel lost in a legendary world of stone islands which shapes change depending on the angle and the light.

Welcomed and check-in boat at noon, your seafood lunch will be served while the cruise slowly slides on romantic waves of the sea. Afternoon is time for many interesting activities such as: visiting the cave, kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, cooking class…

Enjoy special dinner dish and continuing night program with the crew.

Overnight on cruise

Note: The itinerary to visit Halong Bay could be changed by weather and local authority. Program in detail: TBA

 

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HA NOI    (B/L or Brunch)

Start-up your new day with Tai Chi instruction or just do sunbathing on sundeck and feeling the magnificent dawn scene surrounding, then having breakfast and following cruise’s itinerary (visit cave or floating village…).

Cruising on the deep and clear blue waters of the sea while marveling at the wonderful landscapes of mighty islands and green islets will surely make that vacation a special one.

Brunch/or lunch will be served on board before check out time around 11h00.

You will be returned to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle.

Transfer to Ha Noi in the afternoon.

Explore Hanoi Old Quarters is the top special historical vestige and the streets have a nearly 1,000-year old history. Exploring the locals’ daily life, the old-style narrow streets and houses, the colorful souvenir shops, and of course trying some of the most tasty traditional foods.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

DAY 4: HANOI – FLY TO DA NANG – HOI AN     (B)

AM: Free to explore Hanoi city. Check out time before 12pm at noon.

Transfer to Noi Bai airport to take flight to Da Nang city. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Hoi An. Check in time after 2pm. Free at your leisure at beach/hotel in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An

 

DAY 5: HOI AN FULL DAY TOUR      (B)

You will visit the Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda, first constructed in 1593 by the Japanese community in the city as a link to the Chinese quarters across the stream. Next see the Sa Huynh Museum, Tran Family Chapel, Lantern Workshop, you will also see the Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall, a Chinese pagoda built around 1690, dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea.

Enjoy a boat trip on Thu Bon river. Departing from Nguyen Hoang dock, your boat journey of approximately two hours will take you past Duy Hai fishing village, Tra Nhieu – weaving village, Kim Bong Carpentry village.

Overnight in Hoi An

 

DAY 6: HOI AN – DA NANG – FLY TO HO CHI MINH         (B)

Transfer to airport to take flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

PM: Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Visiting Ben Thanh market and around.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

 

DAY 7: HO CHI MINH – BALAI LEGEND RIVER IN MEKONG DELTA                         (B)

Morning To pick up at Huu Dinh Market – Chau Thanh district Ben Tre province. To walk in the milpa and feel the daily life of the people in coconut origin where you can weed, fertilize and harvest with the local peoples.

Biking on the village-paths have a sightseeing of local people’s daily activities, peacefulness and scapes in Ben Tre’s countryside. Take a rest at local home to see the local people makes sugar cane juice–The Tourist can do it their self. Biking to visit the coconut handicrafts workshop to make house by coconut trunk.

Continue biking on the village to the paddle pier and take crowing boat along palm creek that you feel the daily activities of the people at riverside. Stop to visit the Thanh Thuy coconut’s gardens where you can pick up and enjoy coconut water and tropical fruits. To cycle on the village road with the vast garden of coconuts and coca.

Afternoon: Walk into the boat station. Take boat trip along Ba Lai legend river with the coconut’s stretches to see how local people fishing on the river. Stop to visit the coconut coir manufacturing facility. Continue cruising on Ba Lai river for relax tension. Have a sightseeing at local people’s daily activities on the river and feeling the daily life of the people at riverside. To see the coconut processing workshops located along river. End tour. The bus pick up to visit the Ben Tre coconut candy workshop-specialty of native coconut where you can enjoy the delicious coconut candies.

Return to Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

 

DAY 8: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNELS                        (B)

Morning, transfer to visit Cu Chi Tunnel – a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.

Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Free at your leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

 

DAY 9: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE     (B)

Transfer to airport to take departure flight. We do hope you enjoy the trip very much.

Note: check out time before 12pm.

 

*** ENJOY A WONDERFUL JOURNEY ***

 

PRICE INCLUDE:

  • Professional & helpful local English speaking guides during the tour
  • Private cabin on sharing cruise in Ha Long Bay with in-house English speaking guide
  • Vietnamese meals as mentioned in the program
  • Transportation by mordern vehicle-AC with experienced driver
  • All entrance fee & sightseeing as mentioned on program
  • Boat trip on tour
  • 02 bottles (500 ml) of drinking water for each pax per day tour

 

PRICE EXCLUDE:

  • International flight ticket & airport tax (if have).
  • Domestic flight Hanoi – Da Nang & Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh
  • Visa arrangement: Visa approver letter & Visa stamp fee
  • Personal expenses: Tel, Fax, Mini Bar, Laundry, etc…
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional serives or optional tours
  • Tippings for tour guides & drivers
  • Peak Season & public holiday surcharge with compulsory dinner if any: TBA

 

CHILD POLICY (accompanied by group of 02 adults up)

  • Under 4 years: Free of charge ( parents pay extra breakfast and other services if any)
  • From 04 – under 11 year old
  • Child no bed: 60%
  • Child with bed: 75%
  • Child from 11 year old: considered as a adult

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