Destinations: Ho Chi Minh, Cu Chi, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ha Noi, Ha Long Bay, Hanoi.
Duration: 12 Days - The tour may begin and conclude in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon), as you wish.
Prices starting as low as $1,188.00 USD per person.
Inclusions: Accommodation as listed above, Meals as listed in the itinerary, English speaking local guides (one place = one guide), Tours and transfers as mentioned, Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
Exclusions: Travel insurance (compulsory), Fully escorted guide to accompany you throughout the country. This can be arranged for an additional fee, Visas, Spending money, Tips & gratuities, Activities not listed, Meals not listed, All drinks, International departure taxes, International flights
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B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner
Day 1: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City (-/-/D)
You will be met at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City by your guide who will accompany you to your hotel for check in. You will then have some free time to relax or explore some of the city. In the evening, dinner will be at a renowned restaurant followed by an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Cao Dai Temples & Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L/-)
Begin today with a drive to Cao Dai Temples in Tay Ninh. Cao Dai Holy See Temple is a cathedral of the Cao Daism religion and home of the Divine Eye, the official symbol of this unique religion. The Cao Dai followers worship Jesus Christ, Confucius, Taoism, and Buddha. While at Cao Dai, you will also observe the midday service.
Following your lunch, travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels, which consist of more than 200 km of underground tunnels. This tunnel system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network included a large number of trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. The remaining tunnels have today become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience as well as an understanding of what underground life was like during the U.S.-Vietnam War, also known as the American War. Your overnight stay will be in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Nha Trang (B/L/-)
The start of your day will be at your leisure until your transfer to the airport for a flight to Nha Trang.
Upon arrival at Cam Ranh Airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel in Nha Trang, you will have plenty of free time to explore and discover the night life of Nha Trang. Your overnight stay will be at your local hotel in Nha Trang.
Day 4 & 5: Nha Trang Free & Easy (B/-/-)
For these next two days, your days and evenings will be free for you to relax and enjoy the resort which overlooks the beautiful Bay. You may snorkel or dive among the coral reefs which rest in crystal blue waters, hike nature trails, relax and refresh yourself in your private pool, pamper yourself in spa treatments, or simply unwind and relax on the white sand beaches. The mountain and sea views are spectacular. You will stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 6: Nha Trang - Danang - Hoi An (B/-/-)
The start of your day will be at your leisure until your transfer to the airport for a short flight to Da Nang.
Upon arrival at Da Nang International Airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An. There will be ample and unrestricted time to walk the narrow and winding streets of this ancient riverside town. Your overnight stay will be in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An (B/L/-)
Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders between the 16th and 18th centuries. These early traders came primarily to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the area, as well as in ceramics. Today, Hoi An is a quaint and peaceful riverside town which is popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailor shops, and many cafes. Some of the buildings in the heart of Hoi An have remained unchanged for over 100 years. You will embark on a half-day walking tour through the narrow streets of the Ancient Quarter. You will visit such popular sites as the Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. Upon completion of your tour, there will be ample time for you to shop or relax. Your overnight stay will be in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An Free at Leisure (B/-/-)
After breakfast, you will visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. You might want to relax at a local pub, go shopping or also visit the many local tailors who can make quality clothes for you, often in less than one day. Your overnight stay will be in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An - Danang - Hanoi (B/-/-)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Hanoi, the colonial capital city of Vietnam, which is famous for it’s tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes, classic Pagodas and temples.
Your day will be free to explore this wonderful city on your own. Your overnight stay will be in Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will leave Hanoi for beautiful Ha Long Bay. Arrival time at the jetty in Ha Long Bay will be at about 12:30 p.m. From there you will depart on a junk cruise where you will be served lunch. Ha Long Bay is a dramatic place to visit and explore with thousands of sculpted limestone islands which rising above the water. It is a breathtaking experience and one which you will always remember. Following lunch, take a short hike to a nearby summit for a beautiful panoramic view of the bay, or have the option to swim on a quiet beach or enjoy sunbathing on the sundeck. You will stay on board overnight.
Day 11: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B/-/-)
Awake to the calm waters of Ha Long Bay, take an early morning swim followed by breakfast on board your vessel. Sitting on the upper deck provides a particularly breath-taking view of the rocky islands rising above the emerald waters of the bay.
Following breakfast, have a swim and also explore Sung Sot Cave. Then return to the jetty and enjoy brunch while you cruise through the bay and observe the many fascinating rock formations. Upon arrival at your dock, you will be met by your car and driver and return to Hanoi. Your overnight stay will be in Hanoi.
Day 12: Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)
There are no activities planned for today. You may enjoy your free time to further explore the city and shop for souvenirs until your transfer to the airport for your outbound flight. This will conclude our services.