The Essence of Vietnam

2N Ho Chi Minh City , 1N Hoi An , 1N Da Nang , 1N Hanoi , 1N Halong Bay and 1N Hanoi
8 days

From

US$ 903

per person

Highlights

  • 7 Night Accommodation in all 5 Places
  • Domestic Flight from Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) to Danang and Danang to Hanoi
  • Daily Breakfast at hotel
  • All meals at Cruise
  • Private Transfer and Transportation on Tour
  • Traditional Water Puppet Show
  • Boat Trip in Mekong Delta
  • Return Cable Car to Bana Hills (Included Buffet Lunch on Bana Hills)
  • Sampan Boat in Coconut Forest (Hoian Ancient Town)
  • Halong Bay Cruise (Private Cabin)
  • One Pillar Pagoda
  • Single Entrance Fees as in the Itinerary
  • Sightseeing with Local Experience English Speaking Guide
  • Mineral Water with 2 Bottles of 500ml / Tour Day / Pax
  • Single Entry Tourist Visa

Accommodation

Prague Hotel or Similar

2 night(s) in Ho Chi Minh City

Room Type: Superior Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Kiman Hoi An Hotel & Spa or Similar

1 night(s) in Hoi An

Room Type: Superior Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Cosmos Hotel Danang or Similar

1 night(s) in Da Nang

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hanoi Brilliant Hotel and Spa or Similar

1 night(s) in Hanoi

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Le Journey Ha Long Cruise or Similar

1 night(s) in Halong bay

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: All Meals

Hanoi Brilliant Hotel and Spa or Similar

1 night(s) in Hanoi

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Ho Chi Minh City

  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Old Post Office
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Tien (Mekong) River
  • Fish-Craft Village
  • Thoi Son Island
  • Honey-Bee Farm
  • Phoenix Island
  • Coconut Monk Temple
  • Crocodile-Pond
  • Vinh Trang pagoda

Hoi An

  • Bay Mau Coconut Forest
  • Japanese Bridge
  • Chinese Assembly Halls
  • Sa Huynh Museum
  • Chinese Temple
  • Ba Na Hill
  • Truong Son Mountain Range
  • Golden Bridge
  • Old French Villas
  • Nui Chua
  • Flower Garden
  • Linh Ung Pagoda
  • Wine Tunnel
  • Fantasy Park Amusement

Da Nang

  • Dragon Bridge
  • Cham Sculpture Museum
  • Marble Mountain
  • Son Tra Peninsula

Hanoi

  • Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay

Halong bay

  • Overnight Stay at Halong Bay Cruise
  • Tai-chi Martial Art Lesson

Hanoi

  • Ho Chi Minh Complex
  • Ba Dinh square
  • President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • Presidential Palace
  • President’s Fishpond
  • House On Stilts
  • One Pillar Pagoda
  • Temple of Literature

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) With City Tour

  • Welcome to vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, a bustling metropolis with a rich cultural heritage. Upon arrival, we'll take you on a fascinating sightseeing tour of some of the city's most iconic landmarks.
  • First on our itinerary is the magnificent Hundred Years Red Cathedral, also known as Notre Dame Cathedral. This stunning neo-Romanesque cathedral, built in the late 19th century, is a true masterpiece of French colonial architecture and a must-see for any visitor to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Next, we'll visit the historic Old Post Office, an elegant building that dates back to the late 19th century. This beautiful structure is a perfect example of French colonial architecture and is still in use as a post office today.
  • Our tour continues with a visit to the War Remnants Museum, which offers a poignant and thought-provoking insight into the Vietnam War. Here, you'll find a comprehensive collection of machinery, weapons, photos, and documentation from both the French and American perspectives.
  • After a morning of exploration, we'll take you to the famous Ben Thanh Market for some well-deserved shopping and relaxation. Here, you can browse an array of traditional handicrafts, sample delicious street food, and soak up the lively atmosphere of this bustling market.
  • Meals: N/A.

Day 2: Mekong Delta Tour – Experience The Countryside Life Of Vietnam (B)

  • Embark on a journey to the outskirts of Saigon and experience the beauty of the countryside. Start your day at the Tourist Boat Station (My Tho) and cruise on the Tien (Mekong) river while taking in the breathtaking scenery of four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, and Phoenix. Indulge in the refreshing taste of fresh coconut juice while enjoying the serene atmosphere.
  • Explore the fish floating market and Fish-craft village along Tien River before stopping at Thoi Son Island to take a stroll around the countryside roads and witness the beautiful orchards. Savor the taste of tropical fruits and immerse yourself in traditional music.
  • Take a peaceful rowing boat on a small canal to visit a honey-bee farm and enjoy the taste of honey-tea. Lastly, visit Phoenix Island to witness the Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile-pond. On your way back to Saigon, take a break to visit the Vinh Trang pagoda, the largest pagoda in Tieng Giang. Marvel at the beautiful trees and lush greenery encompassing an area of 2000m2.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 3: Fly From Ho Chi Minh City To Danang And Transfer To Hoian With Hoian Excursion (B)

  • In the early morning, we will bid farewell to the hotel and head to the airport for a quick flight to Danang. Upon arrival, our friendly guide and driver will be waiting for you to take you on an exciting adventure to Hoi An. We'll start with a visit to Bay Mau Coconut Forest, where you'll have the unique opportunity to learn how to navigate a traditional round bamboo boat just like the locals, and experience fishing with local instruments.
  • Afterward, we'll return to the charming Hoi An ancient town to discover its well-preserved cultural heritage. We'll marvel at the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, explore the intricate Chinese Assembly Halls, visit the fascinating Sa Huynh Museum, and appreciate the spiritual beauty of the Chinese Temple.
  • And let's not forget about the vibrant local market - a true paradise for shopping enthusiasts! Hoi An is also renowned for its excellent tailoring services, so why not treat yourself to a tailor-made outfit at a reasonable price? Finally, we'll check into our hotel for a restful night.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 4: Transfer From Hoian To Danang With Bana Hills & Golden Bridge (B)

  • Indulge in a hearty breakfast at the hotel before checking out, as we embark on an exciting journey to Ba Na Hill, located just 45 km away from Hoi An. The scenic drive takes about an hour, leading us to the base of Ba Na Hill.
  • Get ready for a thrilling experience as we check-in at the Car Cable station, and take the cable car's longest journey in the world. Admire the stunning views of the mountains, hills, and the Truong Son Mountain Range from the cable car. Our first stop is the Golden Bridge, followed by exploring the Old French Villas, Nui Chua, and conquering the mountain peak at a height of 1487 meters.
  • Board the mountain climbing train to visit the Flower Garden, filled with an array of beautiful flowers. Then, head to Linh Ung Pagoda to learn more about Buddhism and visit the Wine Tunnel, showcasing different wines that have been aged here for many years.
  • Continue our adventure at the Fantasy Park Amusement. Get ready to experience an array of thrilling games and 4D movies. (Please note that almost all the normal games and 4D movies are included in your tour package, but only some games that have a reward will require additional payment.)
  • As the day winds down, we'll take the cable car back to the main gate for a transfer to Danang city. On the way, we'll pass by the impressive Dragon Bridge and stop for some shopping at Han Market.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 5: Danang Day Tour And Fly From Danang To Hanoi (B)

  • Indulge in a delicious breakfast at your hotel and then pack your bags to start your adventure for the day. Kick-off with a visit to Cham Sculpture Museum, where you can immerse yourself in the fascinating history, culture, and art of the Cham people. Admire the exceptional sculptural creations that represent their civilization and learn about their way of life.
  • Next, head towards Marble Mountain, a fascinating cluster of five hills made from marble and limestone located in Da Nang. Explore this famous pilgrimage site with caves, temples, peaks, and tunnels waiting to be explored. Named after the elements metal, wood, water, fire, and earth, Marble Mountains is also known for its renowned stone-cutting and sculpture industry.
  • Continue your journey to the scenic Son Tra Peninsula, where you can witness some of the most breathtaking views of nature. With its wide, windy roads, pagodas, hidden beaches, and hiking trails, Son Tra Peninsula is an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
  • After the day's adventure, head back to the airport for a flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our friendly guide and driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel for check-in.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 6: Transfer From Hanoi To Halong Bay Cruise (B/l/d)

  • Get ready for an exciting adventure as we pick you up from your hotel at 08:00 and head to the breathtaking Halong Bay. Along the way, we'll make a stop for a refreshing break and take in the stunning countryside scenery.
  • Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay sea port at around noon, you'll embark on a spectacular cruise and receive a warm welcome drink as you check into your cabin.
  • Relax and take in the panoramic views of the beautiful surroundings while enjoying a delicious lunch. Marvel at the thousands of islands and islets that make up Halong Bay, each with its own unique features, including magnificent caves and grottoes with sparkling stalactites and stalagmites that resemble precious gems.
  • Listen to the fascinating legends of the Dragons and learn about the history of the land and sea scape in the area. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the true beauty of Vietnam's natural wonders. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery that unfolds before your very eyes!
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Transfer From Halong Bay To Hanoi (B/l)

  • For those who rise with the sun, there's no better way to start the day than with a breathtaking sunrise over Ha Long Bay's serene seascape. Take in the stunning scenery and let the tranquility of the morning refresh your mind, body and soul as you participate in a Tai-chi martial art lesson on the sundeck.
  • After breakfast, the adventure continues as you explore more of Ha Long Bay on the cruise. Capture priceless moments with your camera as you soak up the spectacular views and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Relax on board, take in the fresh sea breeze, and simply let yourself be in the moment.
  • Lunch will be served on the cruise, or in a restaurant on land in Halong City, depending on your cruise's program. At 11:00 AM, it's time to say goodbye to the cruise and embark on a transfer back to Hanoi capital. Check into your hotel and take some time to unwind and reflect on the amazing experiences you've had on this incredible journey.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 8: Departure From Hanoi With Half Day City Tour (B)

  • Indulge in a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel and check out. Get ready to explore the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which encompasses Ba Dinh square, the magnificent President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday, every afternoon, we can still view from the outside the building), a sightseeing tour of the Presidential Palace (view from outside), President’s Fishpond, House On Stilts, and the world-famous One Pillar Pagoda.
  • Next, we will head to the Temple of Literature, a serene place where the great philosopher Confucius is worshiped. This place also served as the first National University of Vietnam, where many kings, mandarins and talented people of Vietnam were trained. Marvel at the rich history and culture of Vietnam while exploring the city's top attractions.
  • Finally, we will transfer you back to the airport for your flight back home with a heart full of memories.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Exclusions

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  • All International Airport Taxes
  • International Flights
  • RT-PCT / Antigen Test Cost
  • Travel and Covid Insurance
  • Early Check-In or Late Check-Out
  • Hotel / Room Upgrade
  • Tip (servers, porters…)
  • Dinks and Other Meals not Clearly Mentioned
  • Surcharge for Public Holidays
  • All Other Service not Stated in the Program

Terms and Conditions

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  • Guide and vehicle will follow the exact confirmed program. Their maximum working time for sightseeing is from 08:00am - 17:00pm or 08:30am to 17:30pm. and Dinner time is in 2 hours from 07:00 – 09:00pm including pick up/drop off from/to your hotel. If anyone delays the confirmed program an over time charges are application on direct payment basis at the spot.
  • If you need more time for sightseeing or dinner, please inform us in advance to include the cost from beginning.
  • For lunch and dinner are not included in the program, clients will have to manage themselves and no guide and vehicle/driver escort for meals.
  • Your understanding and punctuality are really appreciated because our tour guide and driver also need to refresh and recharge their health to work well on the next days.
  • Normal check-out time at hotel is 12:00.
  • 1. Cancelling 45 days or more before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of US$25.
  • 2. Cancelling between 44 and 21 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of US$50.
  • 3. Cancelling between 20 and 11 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 50% of the total order value.
  • 4. Cancelling between 10 and 8 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 75% of the total order value.
  • 5. Cancelling less than 7 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 100% of the total order value.

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US$ 903

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