Classic of Vietnam

09 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
Holidays in World
INCLUDES
Accommodation with double sharing room with daily breakfast
Meals as mentioned in the program with local food. L-Lunch, D-Dinner
All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
Transportation by vehicle with A/C
Cruise on Non-private junk in Ha Long bay
Boat trip in Mekong Delta
Waters during tour day (2 bottles 500ml/day)
Local English speaking guide(s) in Vietnam.
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Visa on arrival
Any flight does not mentioned and international tax
Travel insurance
Early check-in and late check-out
Hotel/Room upgrade
Festivity surcharge & festivity compulsory service by hotel(s) if any
Detour(s)
Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

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Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL - HANOI CITY TOUR

Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam! Upon arrival flight, the tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the centre of Hanoi then check-in at hotel. Afternoon, have an overall view of the capital by a “cyclo” visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Overnight in Hanoi.

Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel

Night activities suggestion: enjoy local beer at Ta Hien Streets, experience the ambience of sleepless street with life music, the young people of Hanoi and also foreign tourists. Hundred of bars and pubs in the Old Quarter are also at your disposal. Or just simple spend your time at shopping malls or various boutique Shops.

  • Overnight: Hanoi

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Day 2: HANOI CITY TOUR (B)

Today, we will start our city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex included Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his house-on-stilts & One Pillar Pagoda. Later, we will discover Hoa Lo Prison Museum, also known as the "Hanoi Hilton", was a prison used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners and later by North Vietnam for prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. Afternoon, we will visit Ethology Museum to discover about 54 ethinic groups in Vietnam. Next, head onward to the Temple of Literature, an ancient collection of courtyards, gardens and architecture built in homage to the Chinese scholar Confucius. Last day, we will enjoy a unique fascinating show of Water Puppetry, a traditional stage art of Northern Vietnam Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Overnight: Hanoi
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 3: HANOI – HA LONG OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE (B/L/D)

From Hanoi, at 8AM, head East for more than 3 hours to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. The road will pass by the Red River delta with green paddy fields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling. Upon arrival in Halong, we’ll take a big boat to cruise the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch of fresh seafood on board, we can visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating villages and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the boat for dinner late afternoon. Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure. Overnight on the boat near Titov Beach.

Please note : the program may be little varied upon the cruise you choose. Only Vietnamese & International food available on the boat.

  • Overnight: Boat near Titov Beach
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 4: HA LONG – HANOI – DA NANG – HOI AN (B/Brunch)

You should wake up early to enjoy the dawn on the sea in the early morning. The Vietnamese call the "East Sea" by a point-oriented name "Eastern Sea", so you may guess how miraculous seeing the sunrise over the islets of the Bay. After breakfast our boat will continue to cruise in marvelous areas, where almost each islet has its own name, adopting its shape or reminiscent like Sail Island, Fisherman’s head rock, Butterfly rock or Turtle islet etc. Take our car back to Hanoi International Airport for a short flight to Danang. Welcome at the airport then transfer along the coast to reach Hoi An Ancient Town. Check in hotel. Overnight in Hoian.

  • Overnight: Hoian
  • Meals: Breakfast, Brunch

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Day 5: HOI AN WALKING TOUR (B)

After breakfast at hotel, you take interesting walk over the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit taciturn Chinese Assembly Halls, enjoy the attractiveness of ancient houses or listen to folk music of Central Vietnam at old club-houses. Later we can stop at shrines or stroll into the market located by Thu Bon river, where you may find the same feelings of the artists, who see the rooftops of Hoian 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 get your clothes tailored within a day. Rest of day will be free on your own to discover the town or cycling along Thu Bon to Cua Dai Beach. Overnight in Hoian.

  • Overnight: Hoian
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 6: HOIAN – HUE (B)

After breakfast and check-out hotel, we will depart from Hoian to Hue by the Hai Van Pass (the “Ocean Cloudy Mountain Pass”) and enjoy the beauty of Lang Co Beach before reaching Hue. Being recognized by UNESCO as the 1st Cultural World Heritage for Vietnam, Hue is highlighted by the old royal architectural works and the most traditional Vietnamese lifestyle. We will discover the charm of the city from the Royal Citadel, Forbidden City, Hue Royal Museum. Go on to Thien Mu pagoda and visit the Tombs of King Tu Duc – the best-reserved monuments of the Nguyen Emperors since early 19th and early 20th centuries. Overnight in Hue.

  • Overnight: Hue
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 7: HUE – SAIGON (B) – MORNING FLIGHT (B)

Relax till transfer to Hue Airport to take the midday flight to Saigon. You will be welcomed at the Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the hotel to check-in. Afternoon, we start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walking to Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods there. Dinner at your own arrangement. Overnight in Saigon.

  • Overnight: Saigon
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 8: SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNELS – SAIGON (B)

Morning visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. Return to Saigon.

Afternoon, your free time for shopping in the downtown where you can choose many lovely stuff at the very reasonable price. A few places to be mentioned to visit during your shopping is Ben Thanh Market – the center and typical market of Saigon; Saigon Square where is a few minutes walking from Ben Thanh Market; An Dong Plaza and its nearby Market; or Diamond Plaza and Thuong Xa Tax if you are seeking the high qualified and brand name goods. Overnight in Saigon.

  • Overnight: Saigon
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 9: SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (B/L)

After breakfast at hotel. Picked by at hotel and drive heading to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper, etc. Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 island in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the the local people thru the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. After that enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River with the Elephant Ear fish. Afternoon, drive back to Saigon with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pagoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

  • Overnight: Saigon
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Day 10: SAIGON – DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. If your flight is in the afternoon, you will have a half day more for the sightseeing and shopping before the departure till check out time and transfer to the airport for the departure flight back to your sweet home. End of our services.

Please note: Hotel Check-out time is around 12.00.

  • Meals: Breakfast
HOTELS
Flower garden - Hanoi
Gray Line cruise - Halong
Hoi An Silk Marina resort - Hoi An
Moonlight Hotel - Hue
Aristo Hotel - Ho Chi Minh
HOTELS
Sheraton Hotel - Hanoi
Signature Cruise - Halong
Palm Garden resort - Hoi An
Imperial Palace - Hue
Equatorial HCM City - Ho Chi Minh
Cost per person
High season (Oct 2017 – Apr 2018 except peak season from 22.Dec.17 until 10.Jan.18 & 15.Feb – 25.Feb.18)
HOTELS Oct 2017 – April 2018
USD 1420 (Twin/Double Sharing)

May – Sep 2018
USD 1367 (Twin/Double Sharing)
HOTELS Oct 2017 – April 2018
USD 1,795 (Twin/Double Sharing)

May – Sep 2018
USD 1,695 (Twin/Double Sharing)

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