Taste of Vietnam

Duration: 9 Days
Highlights: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Hue - Hanoi - Ha Long

Within 7 days, you will discover the diversity of Vietnam cultures and cuisine. Starting from bustling Saigon, you will travel to Mekong, exploring incredible Cu Chi tunnels, visiting ancient capital Hue, enjoying traditional water puppet show and joining in cooking class when cruising through amazing Halong Bay. Just relax and take this tour.

Type of tour: Group tour (Private tour upon request)
Standard: 
3star
Departure: 
Daily
Special Offer: Free Visa Letter

  • Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival ( Aka Saigon) (D)
     
    Our guide will stand at the exit gate of Tan Son Nhat airport with a sign of your name to welcome you then transfer to your hotel in centre of SaiGon. We embark on an oriental city tour Saigon including: The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office and Remnant War Museum. Enjoy welcome dinner in floating restaurant on SaiGon River. Back to your Hotel. 
    Accommodation: Hotel in SaiGon
  • Day 2: SaiGon - Mekong Delta - My Tho (B, L, -)
    Breakfast at Hotel. 8:00 am Pick up from your proposed Hotel in SaiGon centre. You’ll take a short scenic bus trip to My Tho city where boat will bring you to some islands on the Mekong River to see scenery villages. Seeing the fish port, coco handicraft shops. Enjoying tropical fruit, southerners’ traditional music and coconut candies. Taking rowing boats in a jungle. Cruising in another small canal to see the bee-keeping family and enjoy natural honey tea, honey wine…You have enough time to see the daily life of the local people. Returning to My Tho. Relax at the small beautiful bonsai garden. Arrive in SaiGon at 6:00 pm. Drop off at your Hotel. Dinner on guest account. 
      Accommodation: Overnight in SaiGon
  • Day 3: Sai Gon - Cu Chi farm tour (B, L)
    Morrning drive to Cu Chi farm village 
      - Visiting buffalo, cows, fish, prawn areas 
     - Visiting mushrooms areas and understanding how to make mushrooms and benefit of mushrooms bring for economic and health 
    - Visiting herbs, spices and vegetables areas and understanding what they use for cooking and medicine 
    Being the farmer on 10:00am -11:00am 
    Hands to make rice fields or growing up the garden (give us the details which one you like and which ingredients do you want to grow up if you have some specific?) 
    Lunch Time: 11:00am -1:00pm 
    Join cooking demonstration enjoy what you see (Special menu offer if you wish)
    Afternoon, visiting cow areas and hand on to milk a cow and make the coffee with milk
    Rice Paper Villages - Rubber Tree forest 1:30pm -2:30pm 
    - Visiting rice papers villages and understanding how to make rice papers and what is main ingredients to make rice papers.
    - Visiting the rubber tree forest and understanding how to get the latex and what benefits of rubber tree use for?
    Continue to visit historic site of Cu Chi tunnels to learn about amazing period of Vietnam fighters in the war.

    Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city

  • Day 4: Ho Chi Minh - Hoi An - Street food tour (B)
    Take a morning fly to Da Nang city, then transfer to Hoi An ancient town. Our street food tour will begins around 3PM, strolling around ancient street, discover the daily life of locals and taste a lot of Hoi An specilities.

    Accommodation
    : Hotel in Hoi An.
  • Day 5: Hoi An free and easy (B)
    Today is your free day to discover Hoi An in your own way. Optional tours include Tra Que vegetable village, Cam Thanh fishing village or Cu Lao Cham island
  • Day 6: Hoi An - fly to Hanoi

    Free until our car transfers you to the airport for the flight to Hanoi.

    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

  • Day 7: Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D)
    8:30am. be ready at the lobby, our car will pick you up and drive from Hanoi to one of the mostmagnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We’ll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast on board, exploring this overwhelming sea scape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths.Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim, kayak and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia.
    Accommodation: Halong Bay's Cruise
  • Day 8: Halong - Hanoi (Brunch)
    Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay or join Taichi exercise on sundeck.
    After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim, kayaking and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Cruise check-out. Rejoin car drive back to Hanoi. Free time to discover Hanoi.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • Day 9: Hanoi departure (B)

     

    Have breakfast at Hotel. Free at leisure till transfer to the airport for flight onward. 
    Tour ends. See you next trip.


- Accommodation in Tour -

City

Option 3* Option 4* Option 5*
Sai Gon  Elios, Liberty Central,
Bong Sen Hotel or equivalent
Palace Saigon, Grand Hotel or equivalent Sheraton Hotel, Majestic Hotel,
New World Hotel or equivalent
Hue Hue Queen Hotel, Hue Smile,
Heritage Hotel or equivalent
Saigon Morin Hotel or equivalent Imperial Hotel, Celadon Hotel or equivalent
Hanoi Hanoi Sky hotel; Marigold hotel, Boss Hanoi hotel; Golden Rice hotel or equivalent Maison’ D Hanoi hotel; Chalcedony or equivalent
Melia hotel; Sofitel Plaza; Hotel de l'Opera Hanoi; Sheraton hotel or equivalent


Price includes

  • Approval Letter for Vietnam Entry Visa on Arrival 1 month single
  • Private tours with English speaking guide for the entire trip except leisure time
  • A/C private transportation
  • Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  • Transfers airport to the hotel and vice versa
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Private boat trip in Mekong Delta, Perfume River and Ha Long Bay
  • Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; (A/C room)
  • Domestic flight tickets on Vietnam Airlines: Ho Chi Minh - Hue & Hue - Hanoi

Price excludes
  • International airport tax
  • Visa stamps upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh of US$ 25.00/pax
  • Other meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Tips and Personal expenses
  • Personal insurance
  • Other services not mentioned above.