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May to September
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Hotel with daily breakfast, 1 night on board well-appointed ship in Halong Bay, lunches & dinners as indicated, English speaking local guides, entrance fees to sites listed on the itinerary, private A/C transportation with expert drivers, and airport transfers.
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DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1 – Arrival in Hanoi VN
Arrive in Hanoi, welcome by your dirver and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to recover from your long flight. Overnight in Hanoi.
Hanoi is the second largest city of Vietnam and is referred as the cradle of culture. The capital of Vietnam is a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks. The Old Quarter is a maze of narrow streets evolved from an archaic craftsmen village where workshops were organized by trades or guilds. Hanoi still retains the charms of the past mixed up with the buzzing urban lifestyle. However, you will be surprised not only because of it’s art and history but also deeply impressed by the everyday life, which often takes place on the street.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2 – Hanoi - Halong Bay
Following breakfast leave Hanoi for a 3hr30mins drive to Halong Bay including a 20-minutes stop on the way. Arrive at your jetty in Halong City towards noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After your welcome onboard, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself. In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board. Overnight on Halong Bay.
Listed by UNESCO as a World’s Heritage Site, Ha Long Bay is a natural wonder with exceptional beauty of submerged limestone mountains and karst pillars. A bay cruise in Halong offers an opportunity to see magnificent scenery and splendid caverns. The magnificent Halong Bay will surely leave a deep impression on you.Cruise on traditional wooden junks past the hundreds of islands would be unforgettable memories.
Overnight in Halong Bay
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner with Seafood
Day 3 – Halong Bay - Hanoi
Enjoy your fresh morning in the middle of the bay, the sun rises on Halong in the morning and breakfast is served (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruises slowly through the magnificent rock formations and back towards port. Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
Day 4 – Hanoi - Hue
Enjoy the morning time in Hanoi until transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Hue in Central Vietnam. On arrival, meet your driver and then transfer to your hotel for check-in and have the afternoon time at your leisure.
Famously being one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Imperial City of Hue has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam. The city is famous for the magnificent tombs of the Nguyen emperors and the ruins of the Citadel. The Imperial City of Hue, a masterpiece of architecture was actually a walled fortress and palace belonged to the ancient city of Hue which was a capital city of the Nguyen Dynasty for 140 years date back from 1805 until 1945. This peaceful town on the Perfume River offers beside palace and mausoleums a beautiful landscape for strolling around and hiking.
Overnight in Hue
Day 5 – Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An
After breakfast at your hotel, journey from Hue over the scenic Hai Van Pass to Danang. Briefly pass My Khe Beach, a famous spot for American soldiers during the Vietnam-American War. Continue south to Hoi An, and then enjoy yourself with a walking tour of the old town.
The beautiful city remained relatively untouched by the Vietnam War. Hoi An is known worldwide for its colorful lanterns, narrow streets and low wooden buildings with peculiar tiled roofs, dating from the first half of the 19th century. Many buildings have already been recognized as historically significant. The old town was from the 17th to the early 19th century, one of the most important port cities of Southeast Asia.
Overnight in Hoi An
Day 6 – Hoi An
You may also want to join a Boat Trip to Cu Lao Cham where you will experience a variety of activities like swimming at Bai Chong and snorkeling at Bai Xep. You can also relax at the white sands of Cua Dai and enjoy other recreational sea sports. If you wish to try your hand at fishing, you can learn how to catch crabs using traditional techniques and even taste your fresh catch of seafood for the with our Hoi An Fishing with Lunch package! Learn how to cook authentic Vietnamese food by joining a short cooking class for delicious recipes that you can take back with you when you embark on a Bike and Cook at Tra Que Villagepackage.
Overnight in Hoi An
Day 7 – Hoi An - Hochiminh
Be met at the hotel in the morning and driven to the airport in Danang for your flight south to Hoi Chi Minh City (Saigon). On your arrival, you will be picked up by your driver and enjoy a city tour by yourself.
Ho Chi Minh City has grown to be Vietnam's largest metropolitan and the commercial capital. It’s a city of extraordinary energy with busy streets with countless street vendors, cyclos, food stalls, shops and markets. Hotel de Ville, General Post Office and Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, these landmark buildings are perhaps the most ornate of all colonial structures in the city.
Overnight in Hochiminh
Day 8 – Hochiminh - Mui Ne
Start your day with a 4-hour drive to Mui Ne by private car, departing your Ho Chi Minh City hotel in the morning. Then, you’ll arrive in the resort town of Mui Ne and check in to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your evening at your leisure, perhaps strolling along the beach.About 200 km northward away from the chaos of Ho Chi Minh City is Mui Ne – a coastal resort town in Phan Thiet – the capital of Binh Thuan province. This tiny fishing village is nestled between turquoise beaches that line the Eastern coast of Vietnam. Mui Ne is a tropical beach with wonderfully warm weather, which is ideal for swimming. With strong sea breezes, Mui Ne is most famous for kite and wind surfing. Mui Ne’s long beach is also quiet and serene, great for walks, jogging and spectacular sunsets. The most must-see destination in Mui Ne is the Sand Dunes, where the dunes turn from white to gold and the near-constant oceanic winds sculpting the sands into wonderful formations just like Sahara desert.
Overnight in Mui Ne
Day 9-10 – Free Days in Mui Ne
Free for Beach breaks
Overnight in Mui Ne
Day 11 – Mui Ne - Hochiminh - Departure
Heading back to Ho Chi Minh City and concluding your tour with drop-off at the airport for your flight back home.