Travel Vietnam from north to south with the Vietnam Highlights North to South 8 days / 7 nights encompassing some of its most beautiful scenery and historically interesting cities. Such Hue, Danang and Ho Chi Minh city are designed in order to save valuable time. From the amazing limestone karsts of Halong Bay to the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City, the Highlights Vietnam Tour is perhaps the most comprehensive travel experience on offer anywhere in Vietnam…
Day 1: Hanoi and arrival (D)
Arrive at Noi Bai international airport. Visa arrangements. Welcomed by your tour guide. Transfer to your hotel in the city center. Take an orientation tour on the cyclos ( If time permits ). Welcome dinner. Enjoy the water puppets show.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Ha Long Bay (B/L/_)
After breakfast, Hanoi city tour which includes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. After lunch, transfer to Ha Long Bay via Hai Phong Port. Sightseeing: Du Hang Pagoda, Hang Kenh Temple. Arrive in Ha Long and check-in at your hotel. Dinner on guest account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Halong.
Day 3: Ha Long -Hanoi (B/L/_)
After breakfast, board your boat for a 6-hour cruise on Ha Long Bay: visit Thien Cung and Bo Nau Grottoes. Stop for swimming if weather permits. Seafood lunch on board. In the afternoon, transfer back to Hanoi. Dinner on guest’ account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi – Hue (B/L/_)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for morning flight to Hue VN 241 ( 6 : 30 7 : 40 ). Transfer to your Hotel. Then take a boat cruise on the Perfume River. Stop at Thien Mu Pagoda and Emperor Minh Mang Tomb. Lunch. Afternoon, visit the Imperial Citadel and Emperor Khai Dinh Tomb. Dinner on guest account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hue.
Day 5: Hue – Da Nang (B/L/_)
After breakfast, early departure from Hue for drive to Da Nang via the Hai Van Pass. Stop at the local fishing village and Lang Co Beach. Arrive in Da Nang and visit the Cham Museum and the Marble Mountain. Lunch en route. Continue to the Ancient Town of Hoi An, visit the Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda, Phung Hung Old Merchant House, and Quang Dong Assembly House. Dinner on guest account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hoi An.
Day 6: Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/_)
After breakfast, transfer to Da Nang Airport for morning flight VN 321 ( 8 : 15 -9 : 30 ) to Ho Chi Minh City. Welcome at Tan Son Nhat Airport and transfer to your selected hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. On the same morning, visit the Old Colonial Residential Quarter and Vinh Nghiem Pagoda. Lunch. After lunch, visit the War Remnants Museum, China Town, Ben Thanh Market, Reunification Palace and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Dinner on guest account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hochiminh city.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho -Ben Tre (B/L/_)
After breakfast, transfer by land to My Tho. Board a sampan for cruise on the Mekong River and canals. Visit Thoi Son Islet, Qui Islet. Return to HoChiMinh City. Dinner on guest account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hochiminh city.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh city Cu Chi tunnels. Departure ( B/L/_ )
After breakfast. Transfer to Cuchi tunnels to visit the underground tunnels. Free for departure.
All Airport pick ups & transfers
Domestic air tickets economic class : Ha noi -Hue, Da Nang – Hochiminh city ( Economic class )
Domestic departure tax
Transferred by A/C private car/van
English ( French/Japanese ) speaking tour guide
Boat trips in Ha Long bay, Hue, Mekong Delta ( My Tho )
Meals as indicated in the program as : B = Breakfast; L = Lunch as indicated; D = Dinner
Hotel accommodation based on 2 people sharing a Twin or Double ( Centrally – located )
Approved invitation letter for landing visa
Laundry & telephone fee at hotels
Drinks during meals
Vietnamese Entry visa.