Itinerary: Hanoi - Halong bay - Hue-Danang - Hoian - Hochiminh city - Cai Be - Can Tho
Day 1: Hanoi-Arrival (-/-/D)
Meet on arrival at Hanoi International Airport, transfer to hotel for check-in. In the evening, attend a famous performance of Vietnamese traditional art of pupetry at Thang Long theatre. Dinner at local restaurant. Accommodation in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi-Halong Bay (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Hochiminh’s mausoleum and his residence, one pillar pagoda. Drive to Halong (170km east of Hanoi). Discover Halong bay, known as World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Lunch on boat with seafood. Enjoy a relaxing - 4 hours boat trip and visit Thien Cung grotto. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Accommodation in Halong city.
Day 3: Halong-Hanoi-Danang-Hoian (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive back to Hanoi, visit temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple, Tran Quoc pagoda. Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Hanoi International Airport for flight to Danang. Meet on arrival and proceed to Hoian. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight at hotel in Hoian.
Day 4: Hoian - Danang - Hoian (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel.
Drive to Danang to visit: Cham museum, Marble mountain, Non Nuoc beach. Return to Hoian. Lunch at local restaurant. Discover Hoian ancient town, known to early Western merchants, the city was one of the major trading centers of South- East Asia. Visit houses Tan Ky and Phuc Kien, Japanese bridge. Accommodation in Hoian.
Day 5: Hoian-Hue (B/L/-)
Depart to Hue through the Hai Van pass. Upon arrival in Hue, the former royal city of the 13 ruling Nguyen dynasties, visit the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden city and a local market Dong Ba.Lunch at local restaurant. Boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue-Hochiminh city (B/L/-)
Transfer to Hue Airport for the flight to Hochiminh city. Meet on arrival and transfer to hotel.Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon: half day city tour: visit China town, Thien Hau pagoda, former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and central Post Office. Overnight in Hochiminh city.
Day 7: Hochiminh - Caibe - Cantho (B/L/D)
Depart to CaiBe district (110km west of Saigon).
Explore the lively Cai Be floating market by small sampan. Cruising amongst the mazes of waterway to visit the handicraft villages, the crocodile farm, a traditional house of the region, contact with local people, an orchard to taste various tropical fruits.
12h00 board a traditional wooden boat. Enjoy a welcome drink while cruising on Mekong River.
We start to sail to Cantho via Cho LACH and TRAON. Lunch will be served on board.
Disembark at Cho LACH village. Enjoy a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards, local people’s activities at typical villages surrounding of Cho Lach. We have an opportunity to taste tropical fruits in these orchards.
Continue our cruise to Tra On. Relax on the deck and admire the magnificent sunset on the river.
Dinner and overnight on board near Can Tho city.
Day 8: Traon - Cantho - Hochiminh city (B/-/-)
Market’s noises wake up you early to enjoy the sunrise on the river.
After breakfast, we cruise along the canals and visit a village on the bank of Co Chien or, an opportunity to appreciate the lifestyle of local inhabitants and their hospitality. Leisurely cruise up the BASSAC river while enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Arriving in Cantho, we explore the CaiRang market, one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats ladden fruits barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Cruise through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, local markets in full swing.
10h00 Check-out & disembark. Then return to Hochiminh city. Check-in at hotel. Leisure time.
Day 9: Hochiminh - Departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure until transfer to HCM International Airport for departure flight. End of services or extension tour.
Trip cost: from US$789 per person. Kindly contact our team today for any assistance.
- Double/Twin share room at selected hotels
- Entrance’s fees, boat trips
- Private air-conditioning transfer with English/French speaking guides
- Meals (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch; D: Dinner) as mentioned in program
- German/Spanish speaking guides available & on request
- Vietnam Visa fees
- International airfares and airport’s taxes from/to Vietnam
- Domestic airfares & airport taxes Hanoi - Danang/Hue - Hochiminh city
- Tips, drinks, gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Personal travel insurances
- Other extra expenses...
- Silk Path hotel SUP (****) in Hanoi
- Lotus hotel SUP (****) in Halong
- Hoian hotel SUP (****) in Hoian
- Saigon Morin hotel DLX (****) in Hue
- Liberty Central hotel SUP (****) in Hochiminh city
- Bassac Boat in Mekong delta
Note: Extension on Hoian beach or Mui Ne beach/Phan Thiet - Binh Thuan province available & on request.