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Vietnam is an astonishing mix of natural highlights and cultural diversity. The scenery ranges from jagged peaks seen from winding mountain passes down to verdant paddy fields painted every shade of green in the palette, while Vietnam's long history and multiculturalism makes a trip here rich in heritage.
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ho chi Minh City (Saigon).
6 Nights accommodation
Local professional English-speaking guide during the mentioned tours and surcharge for long distance
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned Car
All sightseeing and entrance fees
Daily drinking water and fresh towel towels on touring
Items not mentioned in itinerary
Items of personal nature
International and domestic airfares etc.
Tipping to the local guide, driver, waiters and bellboy
Day 1 : Hanoi
Arrive at Hanoi, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to the hotel. Stay at the Sofitel Metropole Hanoi for 3 nights on a bed & breakfast basis.
Day 2 : Hanoi
After breakfast, enjoy the full day city tour of Hanoi. Explore the charming city of Hanoi, often referred to as the ‘Paris of the East’, with its yellow ochre colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic lakes. Visit the Ho Chi Minh's House, Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi, located on a small island in West Lake. Then proceed to 11th century Taoist Quan Thanh Temple featuring a mix of architectural styles from the imperial era and highlighted by a large yard shaded by a giant banyan tree and a shrine that contains a famous bronze statue of Tran Vu, one of the principal deities in Taoism. After lunch continue your tour to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first national university built in the late 11th century. Drive back to central Hanoi for a 45-min cyclo tour through the famed Old Quarter known for its ‘36 streets of 36 wares’ named after the original 36 artisan guilds that date as far back as the 13th century. Then stop at a vintage coffee shop, where you sit on very small chairs as is the special style of Hanoi, to start the day by tasting a cup of Vietnamese coffee. Your final stop will be at the water puppet performance, a uniquely northern Vietnamese art form said to have originated in the flooded rice fields of the Red River Delta.
Day 3 : Hanoi
Today after breakfast, enjoy a day trip to Bai Dinh and Trang An Landscape. Your first stop will be at Bai Dinh pagoda with a total area of 2000ha, the Bai Dinh complex is the biggest Buddhism centre of Southeast Asia with hundreds of statues of different sizes. After lunch proceed to Trang An Scenic Landscape complex nearby which was recently recognized as an UNESCO World natural heritage, get on a rowing boat (small sampan) travelling along the small river with scenic mountain and green fields landscape. Boat takes you to visit the cave complex of Trang An: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, the scenery of mountain and rivers – Halong on land of Ninh Binh. Return back to the hotel. Overnight Stay at hotel.
Day 4 : Halong Bay
Today after breakfast, check out and drive to Halong Bay. Upon arrival in Halong Bay, check into your boat cruise which is a UNESCO World Heritage site boasting a wild beauty of clustered limestone islets and crescent beaches. Check in and relax. Overnight on the Alisa Premier Boat Cruise on a full board basis.
Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh
Wake up early and take a position on the upper deck to witness the sun rise over the bay, a cup of hot tea in hand. Early morning is truly a magical time on the bay as the limestone karsts appear all around you in different shapes, sizes and colours. Continue sailing through magnificent Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a brunch on board before arriving at Ha Long City Pier. Arrive and drive to Hanoi Airport for your evening flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to the hotel. Stay at The Reverie for 2 nights on a bed & breakfast basis.
Day 6 : Ho chi Minh
Today after breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of Saigon, a city that never sleeps (Ho Chi Minh City). Begin your walking tour in some of the city’s most historic landmarks. Transfer to Dong Khoi Street downtown to visit some of the beautiful French colonial-era buildings from the late 19th and early 20th century. Appreciate the splendidly restored exteriors of the Saigon Opera House and the Notre Dame Cathedral, then head across the square to the Central Post Office, completed in 1891. A short drive away is the former Presidential Palace, the headquarters of the Saigon Government during the American War. Continue to the elegant City Hall (the former Hotel de Ville. Experience Saigon’s famed street coffee culture while your guide provides insights into daily life in Saigon. After Lunch, visit the War Remnants Museum for a vivid perspective of the American War through the eyes of the Vietnamese. We then drive to Chinatown to visit the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda, built by the Cantonese community in the early 19th century to honour the Goddess of the Sea. Take time to make a wish, write it on a small card and attach it to one of the incense coils according to local custom. Continue your visit to FITO, the first museum of traditional medicine in Vietnam.
Day 7 : Saigon Airport
After breakfast check out, enjoy your last-minute shopping and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
Alisa Premier Cruise, Halong Bay
Paddy, Rice fields Vietnam
Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi
Sofitel Legend Metropole
Alisa Premier Boat Cruise