Panoramic Tour to Vietnam 8 days | 7 nights

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Start : Ho Chi Minh
Finish : Ha Noi
Destinations: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Hanoi - Halong Bay


Day 1: Arrive in Saigon [D]

  • Upon arrival, our representative will welcome you and transfer to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city(formerly known as Saigon). The rest day is at leisure for you to explore and orient yourself in this busy city before our welcome dinner in a Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Saigon.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, meal: Dinner, accommodation

Day 2: Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels [B, L]

  • After breakfast, we will take you on a guided tour to see the major attractions of the city. We first start with the War Remnants Museum and The Reunification Palace, and we will pass by the former American Embassy (now the American Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City). Continue to visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City General Post Office as well as Dong Khoi Street where the City Opera House is located. End up our morning with a delicious lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant.
  • After the lunch, we will depart to the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels, a Viet Cong Stronghold during the American War between 1965 and 1975. First constructed in 1948, during the French Resistance War, the tunnels were expanded by the Viet Cong, with the help of the local people, into a complex underground network stretching over 250 km. A visit to this place will offer us an insight into the war when Vietnamese determination and loyalty to their country overcame the hardships of the times and eventually brought the war to an end.
  • Late afternoon we will return to Saigon where our great adventure ends!
  • Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fee, meal: Beakfast, Lunch, Dinner, accommodation
Day 3: Saigon – Mekong Delta/ Cai Be Princess [B, L]
  • After breakfast, we will take a 2,5 hours to Cai Be ‐ Phu An where we will board the boutique Cai Be Princess Cruise.
  • Upon arrival we will embark the private cruise and start with a Cai Be colorful floating market showing the exciting world of the local people buying and selling their farm/orchard produce. After that we visit some cottage industries and learn how rice paper, coconut candy and rice popcorn are made.
  • This deluxe sampan boat continues to cruise along the Mekong canals to Dong Hoa Hiep Island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During this boat trip you will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people.
  • Lunch at Le Longanier restaurant at La Residence de Phu An resort, a superb Indochine style resort. After a short walk along a narrow canal, the excursion will end at around 3.30pm where the vehicle will await you for your transfer back to Saigon.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fee, boat,meal: Breakfast, Lunch, accommodation

Day 4: Saigon – Flight to Hanoi [B; D]

  • After breakfast, transfer out to the airport for flight to Ha Noi. We check in to our hotel once we arrive, with the remainder of the day free to explore the dynamic city. This evening your tour guide will meet you again and take you to Bong Sen Theater to attend the unique traditional Water Puppet Show. After that you will have a chance to dine in one of many restaurants in town meeting your Tour Consultant.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fee, meal: Breakfast, Dinner, accommodation

Day 5: Hanoi City Tour [B, L]

  • Today we will have a full day tour to visit Hanoi capital. Starting the tour with visiting to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his house on stilts and his Museum. One of Vietnam’s oldest pagodas with its unique architecture, One Pillar Pagoda, is also at the same site. Another hour will be spent to see the Temple of Literature, which is known as the very first university of Vietnam (established in 1076!). Continue the tour with lunch to sample the finest Hanoi cuisine.
  • Afternoon, we will visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum where we can learn about the cultures, beliefs, distributions and the development of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. Continue to visit Hoan Kiem (Sword Restored) Lake to see Ngoc Son Temple and it is then followed with a Walking tour through Hanoi's Old Quarter.
  • After the walking tour we return to the hotel. Evening is at leisure on your own activities.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fee, meal: Breakfast, Lunch, acommodation

Day 6: Hanoi – Halong Bay – On-board junk [B, L, D]

  • After breakfast, depart to Halong Bay. After a 4.5 hour journey with a scenic road with plenty to see along the way. We may even have some photo opportunities on the way. Once we board our boat in Halong Bay, we can enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while soaking up the magnificence of the UNESCO Heritage area.  We will visit Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) – one of the largest caves in Halong Bay, before climbing Titop Mountain for some panoramic views of the stunning sunset over Halong Bay. We will have our dinner back on our boat and settle in for a relaxing sleep onboard our junk boat.
  • Overnight on cruise in Ha Long Bay.
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fee, meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, accommodation
  • Note: Each junk operates a different itinerary and onboard facilities may vary. Your consultant will be very happy to discuss each option with you.

Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi [B]

  • In the early morning, wake up and enjoy the sunrise, join a Tai Chi lesson on sundeck. After that we will enjoy a buffet brunch on board while continuing to cruise and head back to the shore. Disembark, meet our driver again and drive back to Hanoi. Check back into the same hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi.
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, entrance fee, meal: Breakfast, accommodation

Day 8: Hanoi: Departure day [B]

  • Breakfast at hotel. At leisure until transfer out to Hanoi Airport for departure flight.
  • Services include: Transportation, English speaking guide, meal: Breakfast
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Price include

  1. Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle.
  2. English speaking guide.
  3. Accommodation at nice Hotels (or Homestay on your chosen) including breakfasts.
  4. Luxurious boats for cruises.
  5. Entrance fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program.
  6. Lunches and Dinners (L/D) mentioned.
  7. Government taxes (VAT, etc.)

Price exclude

  1. Domestic and international flights and airport taxes
  2. Domestic flight Ho Chi Minh - Hanoi
  3. Visa fee for Vietnam
  4. Insurance of traveler (obligatory)
  5. Personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned : Beverage, tips, etc.