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Vietnam Essentail 10 Days:Saigon-MekongDelta-Hanoi

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Tour Code: VN-20

Duration: 120 Days

Departure: 10/11/2019

Overview

Vietnam Essential 10 days is the perfect itinerary for those whose are interested in discovering the jamestic beauty of Vietnam with scanty time. Take a fascinating culture experience  from the southern of Vietnam with the magic labyrinthine – Mekong Delta, to the captivating limestone of Halong Bay. You will also have chance to discover the ancient beauty in Hoi An as well as the capital of Hue with royal architecture, before immersing yourself in Hanoi’s colonial charm. Don't forget charge your camera before departuring because there are a lot of ideal places for you to take beautiful pictures to keep as a souvenir

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10 days / 9 nights

Private tour, Small group

Suitable: Travel with friends, Solo traveler

Highlights

  • Visit the historical sites in Ho Chi Minh City and legendary Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Discover the breath of life in Mekong Delta and savor every moment.
  • Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of Hoi An
  • Discover Halong Bay, one among 7 World Heritage

 

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

Price & Inclusion

01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Small Group

Private Tour

 Economy 2*

$918 US $780

$1041 US $885

 Superior 3*

$1015 US $863

$1145 US $973

 First Class 4*

$1201 US $1021

$1342 US $1141

 Luxury 5*

$1612 US $1370

$1758 US $1494

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

  • *All prices are based on per adult, in Double/Twin sharing
  • Small group tour available (max 10 guests): HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Important Information

Meals

9 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 1 Brunch, 1 Dinner

Transportation

Airplane, Car, Cruise, Trekking

Accommodation

Hotel (8 nights), On-board an overnight cruise in Halong Bay (1 night), NA (1 night)

Price Includes

  • Overnight in shared Twin/ Double room with Air-condition (AC) at hotel.
  • All transport during tour on air - conditioned vehicle as per itinerary (including airport pick up & see off)
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • 2 domestic flights Ho Chi Minh - Da Nang and Da Nang - Ha Noi

Price Excludes

  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Price Excludes

  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Cancellation by Customer

  • Cancellation received before 60 days: FREE of charge
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 - 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

Upon your arrival in the bustling Ho Chi Minh City, still called “Saigon” by many locals, your guide will welcomed you at the airport and then transfer you to your hotel for check –in. Your room is at disposal from

14:00. Free at leisure to relax in the rest of the day.

Optional: We introduce the one-of-a-kind traditional performances which are found nowhere else than in Vietnam: Water Puppet Show where puppets are performed on water stage with folk music, presenting ancient tales, folklores and daily life in Vietnamese countryside. If you're interested in the shows, please contact our travel consultants to book.

Meals: NA

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Activities: Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City ! Just enjoy your free time.

 

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City

The lush, riverine tapestry of the Mekong Delta makes the perfect escape from the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. You can savour blissful peace in Ben Tre where they can explore orchards, farms and fisheries and survey the scenery by bike or from a boat.

Enjoy the fresh air and immerse yourself in the tranquility in this part of countryside in Mekong Delta, still untouched by tourism. Board on a long tail boat and experience the diversity of the Mekong waterways first hand as you explore fish farms and exotic fruit farms.

Touring the orchards, paddy fields and swamplands of the Mekong Delta, boat trip along the river to visit a brick kiln factory, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat-weaving house. Visit a quite village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life. Enjoy some local fresh fruits.

Take Xe Loi ride (a kind of modern motorized rickshaw) or cycling tour to explore around village under coconut row. Have lunch at a riverside restaurant.

After lunch, we take rowing sampan along the water coconut canals with beautiful tropical scenery. We end the tour by taking boat back to pier and return to Saigon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Activities: Visit Ben Tre - experience the water world of Mekong Delta, embark on a small sampan boat riding through the small canals to observe the daily life along the river banks. After that take a visit to a brick kiln factory, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat-weaving house as well as taste some fresh seasonal fruits

 

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Flight to Danang - Hoi An

Today morning you will drive 55 km out of Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi District famous for the amazing complex of underground tunnels. There are more than 200 km of tunnels, comprising a main axis system with many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters and other tunnels.

Experience traditional noodle for your lunch. Afternoon enjoy the attraction of Ho Chi Minh City. Sightseeing examples of French colonial architecture and exploring the Vietnam’s turbulent in past at the Museum.

Our guide will show you the most interesting sights that Ho Chi Minh City has to offer. Depart from your hotel to the Reunification Palace; this beautifully preserved palace was the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. On April 30th 1975 the American War officially came to an end here. Afterward, we visit Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, which was built in 1880, and the Old Post Office, which was built sometime between 1886 and 1891. It is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture.

Our last stop would be at a local Market where you can practice your bargaining skills while shopping for souvenirs. Discover local life and culture. You’ll find some of the friendliest, liveliest, most convivial people in the city in here.

Return your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Free time in the rest of day Back to your hotel and enjoy your free time before transferring to airport in Ho Chi Minh for flight to Da nang.

Pick up at airport in Da Nang then transfer to hotel in Hoi An for check - in

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Activities: In the morning, drive 55 km out of Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi District and discover the amazing complex of underground tunnels. In the afternoon, gain an insight into the city’s development through a walking tour to the most significant landmarks. End tour and transfer to airport in Ho Chi Minh for flight to Da nang

Day 4: Hoi An half day tour

After having breakfast at hotel, your guide will take you on a stroll through the ancient town. Its friendly inhabitants, narrow streets, old houses, temples and wooden bridge still remain its ancient character.

The best way to discover Hoi An, however, is to simply wander. Little more than a maze of a few streets, there are temples, museums and preserved houses to visit; yet with some 850 buildings heritage-protected, the best feel for the town comes from the places which are free to all. As with everywhere in this country, the ‘real’ Vietnam is to be found in unexpected places, such as a back street or turning down an unexpected alley, or talking in broken English to the old lady who sells Chinese scrolls. In hidden nooks and crannies are art galleries, cafes, gastronomic gems, ceramics for sale, shops filled with lanterns and, of course, the silk for which the town is famed.

There are woodworkers and carvers, artists at work, craft shops. Plus there are always cold drinks for sale, important no matter the time of year. In this part of Vietnam, it is either hot and dry, or hot and wet. Back to your hotel and spend the rest of the day on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Activities: Take part in Hoi An walking tour half day to explore the ancient beauty of houses, streets, temples and wooden bridge that are the special features of Hoi An.

Day 5: Hoi An - Free day

Enjoy a free day in the world heritage listed Hoi An. You may like to wander the Central Market and the street stalls selling paintings, woodwork, ceramics, lanterns and much more. Hoi An is also famous for its talented tailors who can make beautiful items to order within a few hours. For those still feeling adventurous, why not hire a bicycle and tour the surrounding countryside? Other optional activities include a day trip to My Son Cham (elaborate World Heritage-listed temples that reflect the rich cultural traditions of the Cham civilisation), a cruise along the Thu Bon River and a trip to the nearby Cua Dai Beach. 

Optional: We introduce some ways to explore the beauty of Hoi An. You can choose one of below options:

  • Option 1:Discover My Son Holly Hafl day : My Son Sanctuary - a collection of Champa ruins nestled amongst the mountains in a geological basin of the Quang Nam province. Price from $ US50/ person
  • Option 2:Life as a farmer in Cam Thanh village: Join the farmers in preparing and fertilizing the land. Get to know the villagers’ daily working routines, like raking the ground, sowing, watering and picking greens and many more gardening activities. Price from $ US70/ person
  • Option 3: Hoi An Vespa Tour Price from $ US80/ person

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Activities:

 

Day 6: Hoi An - Danang - Flight to Hanoi

Transfer to the Da Nang airport to take a flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our driver will wait and transfer you to the hotel in the center of city. Check-in hotel and free at leisure to relax.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Activities: Transfer to Da Nang airport for flight to Hanoi.

 

Day 7: Hanoi Half day City tour

Half day Hanoi city tour (by car or by motorbike – upon client’s interest)

- Morning or afternoon departure depend on availability Begin the first day of the trip with a tour of Hanoi.

Depart from the hotel at 08:30 for a visit to Vietnam’s first university: the Temple of Literature. Founded in 1076, Quoc Tu Giam was established within a temple to educate Vietnam's royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. Continue with a visit to the iconic One Pillar Pagoda, one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples. Nearby is the mausoleum of the historic father figure of modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, and his modest house on stilts. (Sites are viewed from outside; closed Mon and Fri and from June -August) Wrap up the morning with a visit to the picturesque West Lake and its sixth century Tran Quoc Buddhist Pagoda. Tran Quoc Pagoda is regarded as the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi with its history line of more than 1,500 years. Have lunch at an authentic Vietnamese Restaurant. Free time at leisure for rest of the day.

Optional: We introduce two one-of-a-kind traditional performances which are found nowhere else than in Vietnam. You can choose one of below options:

  • Water Puppet Show where puppets are performed on water stage with folk music, presenting ancient tales, folklores and daily life in Vietnamese countryside.
  • Tu Phu (Four Palaces) Show - a very unique show about ritual of spirit practiced in the Vietnamese indigenous religion with music, colors and lively dance performance. The Four Palaces Shows take place on Thursday and Saturday every week.

If you're interested in the shows, please contact our travel consultants to book.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ha Noi

Activities: Half day Hanoi City tour in the morning. Ride around the city, outside of the Old Quarter. Take a number of short stops to learn about the history of the sites, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Temple of Literature.

 

Day 8: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on Cruise

Halong Bay is listed by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage and voted as a Wonder of Nature by the New7Wonders Foundation. You will have a night staying in this world famous bay.

Be ready for pick-up at your hotel lobby at 08:00. Halfway to Halong City we will have a stop at Hong Ngoc Humanitarian Centre. Apart from having clean western style toilet facilities we will be able to see local craftsmen at work and have time for relaxation. Upon arrival at the pier, embark on the boat and set sail on a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay, taking in the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Lunch is served as you cruise by impressive rock formations with unusual names and shapes. In the afternoon you will start to discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage of outstanding natural beauty, known in Vietnamese as “Dragon descending to the sea“. Depending on each cruise’s itinerary of the day, you may visit a beautiful cave, have some swimming at Titov or Soi Sim beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: On-board an overnight cruise in Halong Bay

Our tour guide will not accompany aboard the cruise in Halong Bay. Resident English speaking guide on board is available

Day 9: Halong Bay - Ha Noi

Wake up by the sounds of the sea. After breakfast, cruise will take tourists to explore the most stunning caves in Halong. At around boat starts cruising back to the harbor while brunch is served. We continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Back on shore we will then transfer back to hotel in Ha Noi Spend leisure time to relax or discover Ha Noi on your own

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Activities: Continue cruising to explore the most stunning caves in Halong and have the brunch on board. Disembark then back to Hanoi. Spend the rest of the day on your own

Day 10: Hanoi Departure

Free at your leisure in the morning.

You room is available until 12:00. Our driver will transfer you to the airport to take your departure flight. End services. Hope to serve you again!

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: NA