End Ho Chi Minh City
Xin chao! Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Our driver will wait for you at arrival hall and then transfer you to the hotel for your check-in.
Free time for your leisure.
Overnight at your hotel in Old Quarter area.
Have a breakfast at hotel.
7.30 - 8.00: Tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby and head to Ninh Binh province.
After 2.5 hours, you arrive at Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th century. You will have a deeper side about Vietnamese history as well as culture through visiting Hoa Lu ancient capital and King Ding temple. Move to Am Tien Cave, a famous check-in point in Ninh Binh recently. You will climb up 205 stairs with tree-covered path to reach the cave, you will have a stunning view of Ao Giai Lake and mountains.
12.30: Have set menu lunch at the local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes.
In the afternoon, you will have special experience with a sampan boat trip on Tam Coc. Your boat will follow Ngo Dong’s river and lead to three emerald water caves: Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba. You can be overwhelmed by the landscape of beautiful caves were filled up many shimmering stalactites which formed in thousands of years by nature.
You will come back to Hanoi and the hotel around 18.45.
Overnight at hotel in Old Quarter area.
Have your delicious meal at the hotel.
08h30-09h00: You will be picked up from the hotel and departed for Halong, stop over for a rest on the way.
11h30-12h00: Arrive Ha Long Harbor, welcome aboard, and listen to the safety briefing. The cruise will take you on a 5 hour journey via 2 day-sleeper boat cruise route which renowned for its striking, passages uninhabited islets and outcrops have been given imaginative names by the locals, due to their perceived shapes, including Cock Fighting and Thumb, while enjoy Vietnamese mouth-watering lunch on boat.
After lunch time, you will arrive Bo Hon archipelago, you will visit Surprising Cave to see a lot of stalagmites and stalactites with different shapes of sea lives, then go kayaking or bamboo boat in Luon Cave to discover the beautiful lagoon. Visit Titop Island with sandy beach adjacent to the towering limestone mountain with excellent backdrop of the Bay and climb up Titop Peak for a panoramic view of the bay like paradise.
Return the Cruise back toward the Harbor. There is a lot of time for sunbathing on the upper deck with music, enjoy great fun of group touring fellows among world iconic natural scenery.
17h30-18h00: Disembark for a bus ride back to Hanoi, short break on the way.
Drop off at your hotel around 9pm. Overnight stay in the hotel in Old Quarter
Have a breakfast at hotel.
8.00 - 8.30: Tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby. Spend one day to explore the rich culture of the capital.
For the first destination of the day, you will arrive at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where keeps the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh president. You will listen to stories about Ho Chi Minh, a great father as well as the first president of Vietnam. He played an indispensable role in Vietnam reunion progress.
Then you will move to Museum of Ethnology in Vietnam which keeps many items representing for 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. You can a lot of interesting stuffs about the culture and customs about our country. Continue the day with the next destination, Temple of Literature, the first university on Vietnam. Learn more about Vietnam’s culture and education in the past.
12.30: Have lunch in local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes.
To have a better understanding about Vietnam war, you will arrive at Hoa Lo prison, one of the most “terrible hell” in Vietnam in 20th century. Next, you will set your foot in Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi from 6th century. The pagoda has a good position near West Lake. In Lunar New Year, the pagoda always attracts a big amount of people with good luck wishes.
After coming back the hotel around 16.00 when tour finishing Hanoi city tour, you will get the private car to the airport and move on the middle of Vietnam to continue interesting journey.
When your flight lands to Da Nang, our driver will wait for you at arrive hall and hold the welcome board with your name and move to Hoi An town.
Overnight at hotel in Hoi An
Have a breakfast at hotel.
7.00 - 7.30: Tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby to Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam.
On the way, you will see amazing views of the nature. You will pass to the best coastal roads in the world, the Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach. You will have time here to observe the landscapes and take photos. Stop at the Khai Dinh Tomb, the last tomb of Nguyen dynasty. You will be amazed by sophisticated details and the architecture. Be sure that your camera is ready, you can find the beautiful views whenever!
12.30: Have lunch with Hue style dishes to recharge your energy.
In the afternoon, you will move to the Imperial Citadel, the most important place with interesting history. Walk around and get the introduction from tour guide to have a better understanding about this ancient capital. Then take a drive to go Thien Mu Pagoda with beautiful location near Perfume River (Huong River). You will have an unforgettable moment to get the Dragon Boat on Perfume River. Sit on the boat, follow the river’s flows slowly and observe the views of city along the river.
Come back to Hoi An and drop you off at the hotel around 19.30.
Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Have a breakfast at hotel restaurant.
7.30 - 8.00: Depart My Son Sanctuary, a capital of Champa Kingdom from 4th to 13th century which was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This is a complex of more than 70 Hindu temples covered by mountains. The temples’ architecture represents for different periods in Champa Kingdom’s history and all of them are influenced by Hinduism. These temples are located on a site that was the spiritual and political capital of the Champa Kingdom for most of its existence. Walk around the sanctuary, look at the design of temples and take advantage of this opportunity to find out more about interesting culture of Champa.
After the noon meal at the restaurant, you will take a drive to Hoi An ancient. This time for you to discover this beautiful town. Recently, Hoi An is one destination that you cannot miss in the central of Vietnam. Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. You will explore Hoian narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and stop over Hoi An Museum, Ancient Houses, Art Craft Manufacturing Workshop and Japanese Covered Brigde.
When you come back the hotel around 16.40 from Hoi An – My Son tour, our driver will pick you at the hotel to transfer to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh city.
Flight lands. Meet the driver at arrival hall with the welcome board which has your name and then move to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Ho Chi Minh city is dynamic and energy in many people’s thoughts. However, this day will show you other sides of the city with historical values.
Have a breakfast at a hotel.
7.30 - 8.00: Tour guide will wait and pick you up at the hotel to begin the day.
You will arrive at Reunification Palace which has stayed in the mind of many generations of not only Vietnamese but also foreigners. It is known as the famous historical witness which passed through the two fierce wars against the French and American colonists. Then transfer to Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic Central Post Office, the other beautiful structures from the French Colonial times. Observe them and get information from tour guide.
After having lunch to fill up the energy, you will take a drive to Cu Chi Tunnels. This likes underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone".
Next, you will watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, let’s enjoy tea and cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war) together. You can choose to be relaxed or try the real shooting gun. If you want to have experience with shooting gun, please inform to tour guide that she/he can help you to buy the service there.
Return to Ho Chi Minh City around 18.30.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
07:30 – 08:00 Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and starting your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and see orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and folk song music which is performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
You can buy some as souverirs for you and your beloved. Back to Ho Chi Mih City around 6pm
Overnight stay in the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Have your last breakfast at the hotel. Then you will have free time until our private car comes to pick you up and bring you to the airport for your flight. Finish your trip in Vietnam for 10 days, hope you get happy time and interesting experiences about our country with us and wish to see you in the near future!
International flights are not included in this trip . If you have difficulty booking the international flight, please contact us for assistance.