A Glimpse of Vietnam - 8 Days

Duration: 8 Days
Highlights: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta

This tour offers you a quick look through 03 parts of Vietnam. We can still visit some the main attractions in Vietnam including Hanoi, the magnificent Halong Bay, the wonderful Danang with masterpiece Golden Bridge, the bustle Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and amazing of Mekong Delta.

Type of tour: Group tour (Private tour upon request)
Standard: 3star
Valid until: Sep 30, 2020
Departure: Daily
Special Offer: Free Water Puppet Show
Best time to travel : Sep - Oct - Nov - Feb - Mar - Apr - May- June

  • Brief itinerary:
    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival 
    Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B)
    Day 3: Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D) - overnight cruise with kayak
    Day 4: Halong - Hanoi - fly to Da Nang (B/Brunch)
    Day 5: Danang - Ba Na hills tour (B/L)
    Day 6: Danang - Ho Chi Minh city tour (B/L)
    Day 7: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong delta tour (B/L)
    Day 8: Saigon departure (B)
  • Day 01: Hanoi arrival

    Arriving at Noi Bai airport, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for relaxing. In the evening, you will transfer to a local restaurant for a welcome dinner.
    Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Day 02: Hanoi city tour (B, L)

    Today we have a full day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas; Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Our city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house); the Presidential Palace; the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Old Quarter; the Temple of Literature; West Lake; the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple; and one of the city's museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum).

    Lunch at local restaurant.

    In the evening, you can enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance — a unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture. Finally back to your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
    Activities: Hanoi city tour
  • Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

    In the morning we depart Hanoi for Halong Bay. When we are there we cruise in this secluded bay, marveling at 3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water. We have opportunity to visit spectacular limestone cave, swim from our boat, especially we can do kayaking to explore the hidden charming part of the bay.

    Meals: Breakfast at hotel. Lunch, Dinner on cruise
    Accommodation: Cruise in Halong bay
    3-star : Swan Cruise
    4-star: Paloma cruise
    5-star: Aphrodite Cruise
    Activities: Halong bay tour

  • Day 04: Halong Bay - flight to Da Nang (B/L)

    Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks. such as Drum cave, Man’s head Islet….Heading to Van Gia fishing village you will have the opportunity to understand more about the fishermen’s daily life. Having lunch on board with a variety of local foods, enjoying the rest of the boat trip before back to Halong dock.
     After having lunch on boat we will leave Ha Long for Noi Bai airport for flight to Da Nang.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch on cruise
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi 
    Activities: Halong bay tour

  • Day 05: Da Nang - Ba Na Hills - Golden Bridge (B/L)

    07:30 - 08:00: Pick up guests at HOTELin Da Nang, depart to Ba Na hills
    09:00: Arrive at the cable car station Hoi An. Sitting in the cabin, in midair, looking upon the endless tree lone of the forest. Experiencing the pristine ecological system of the Ba Na mountain will leave you a sense of unforeseeable discovery.
    09:30: Visit the Le Jardin, old wineries - remains of French Villas and Linh Ung pagoda with 27m high Buddha statue. Leave Le Jardin for Gare Debay, the second cable car station, to go to the top of Ba Na
    10:30: Visit and play game at the Fantasy Park- Ba Na Hills. Fantasy Park- the third largest indoor amusement park in the world (only some free games depending on Ba Na policy). 
    11h30: Have lunch buffet at Restaurant
    12:30: Conquer the Peak of Chua mountain at the height of 1,487m. Enjoy the panorama view of the Da Nang from the top of Ba Na Hills. And then visit Golden Bridge. 
    14:30: Return to cable car station and transfer to Da Nang
    15:00- 15:30: Send- off guest at HOTEL.

    Meals: Breakfast, Buffet Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Danang
    Activities: Ba Na hills tour

  • Day 06: Danang- Ho Chi Minh city (B, L)

    This morning we will take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, upon arrival we will visit to the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam. After that we will visit War Remnant Museum, where we can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting about the second Indochina war. We also stop at Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office to get good shots for our memory of the big, modern city of Vietnam. Our delicious lunch will be served at a nice restaurant in the central city.
    After lunch time; we continue our city tour with visits to Cho Lon market & then to Ben Thanh market - here we can experience our Vietnamese Southern daily life. Back to your hotel.
    Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
    Activities: Ho Chi Minh city tour

  • Day 07: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (My Tho) (B, L)

    8.30 we start the trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Vietnam's rice basket, the Mekong Delta. We will pass through idyllic, rural scenes until we arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River, where we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Next we will have a boat ride on the Mekong to visit local homes and orchards, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try a taste of seasonal fruit and honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing. We return to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
    Activities: Mekong boat tour

  • Day 08: Ho Chi Minh departure (B)

    Free at the leisure until you are transferred to Tan Son Nhat international airport for onwards flight.
    End of services.

Include:

  • Vietnam Visa on arrival
  • Domestic flight tickets: Hanoi –Danang; Danang –Saigon (economy class)
  • Domestic airport taxes
  • Accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfast
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
  • All transfer and transportation with air-conditioning
  • 01 night on the cruise in Halong Bay
  • English speaking tour guide ( other language upon request)
  • Meals as clearly mentioned in the itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Boat trip in Halong Bay and Mekong Delta
  • Cable car both ways Ba Na Hills

Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Single room
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Other optional and activities not on the package
  • Travel insurance, personal expense

Special Note ( Ba Na hills tour): 

Remember to bring a sweater/coat in case of cold weather
Children from 1,3m: Same as adult rate
Children between 1m -<1,3m in height : 75% adult rate
Children < 1.0m in height: Free