Vietnam Classic Tour For 7 Days / 6 Nights
This journey is inspired by the many sights, sounds and flavors of Vietnam. It takes us on a journey from North to South, not only visiting the fantastic sights and attractions, but also getting to know the country and its amazing people. We want to offer you a real slice of Vietnamese life.
Just some of the highlights are the World Heritage Sites of Ha Long Bay, the ancient town of Hoi An and the historic Cu Chi tunnel with bustling Saigon metropolitan city
Day 1 (Saturday): Welcome to Hanoi (-/-/-)
Arrival in Hanoi, one of Asia’s most enchanting cities.
Upon arrival, you will be met by our driver for the transfer to the hotel (Check in around 02.00pm, early check in is subject to availability.
Rest of the day is free at your leisure
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 (Sunday): Hanoi City tour (B/L/-)
At 09:00AM, our waiting guide and driver will welcome you at your hotel and transfer us to Temple of Literature.
Following is a visit to The Presidential Palace (formerly Palace of the Governor-General of French Indochina), Ho Chi Minh’s house-on-stilt and nearby One Pillar Pagoda.
In the afternoon, we visit Vietnam History museum.
We then leisurely walk to nearby Hanoi Opera House for photos of the most beautiful French architectural buildings left in Hanoi.
Next is Old Quarter Walking tour. Stop over at a local coffee shop to observe how the local people enjoy life while sipping every drop of Vietnam bitter sweet coffee at Café Giang- the oldest brand in Hanoi, since 1946 (optional)
We finish day by attending a thousand year old Water puppet Show.
Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi.
- Ho Chi Minh Museum and Mausoleum closes on Mondays and Fridays
- Other museums close on Mondays.
- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closes yearly Sep/Oct/Nov for maintenance (specific dates to be advised) & all afternoon
Day 3 (Monday): Hanoi - Halong Bay (B,L,D)
After having breakfast, we head out to Ha Long Bay. Upon arrival, you will take an overnight cruise to cruise along the Bay. Enjoy the Lunch and Dinner on boat.
Overnight on boat.
Day 4 (Tuesday): Ha Long- Hai Phong - Danang - Hoian (Brunch)
Start early and enjoy the sunrise while the boat continues to cruise along different parts of the Bay
Enjoy Brunch on boat
Disembark the boat at noontime. Our waiting vehicle will transfer you to Hai Phong for your short flight to Danang
Upon arrival, you will transfer to check in hotel in Hoi An
Overnight in Hoi An.
Remarks: Cruise itinerary is subject to change depending on weather, tidal and operational conditions
Day 5 (Wednesday): Hoian Ancient Town (B/-/-)
In the morning, we take a walking tour through the narrow streets, visiting a number of attractions in town: the PhucKien Assembly Hall, the Chua Ong Pagoda, the Japanese Covered Bridge, the hundred-year old merchant house … and colorful local markets. Hoi An is also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to have a new wardrobe made up, this is the time to do it.
In the late afternoon, you are free at leisure at Cua Dai Beach or explore ancient town or Thu Bon River by yourself. There are a lot of activities await you in Hoi An
Overnight in Hoi An
Day 6 (Thursday): Hoian- Da Nang- Fly to Sai Gon- Graham Greene Trail (B/-/-)
In the morning, we transfer to the Da Nang airport to take a short flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, we start with sightseeing.
We will visit the Reunification Palace, the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.
The nearby Notre Dame Cathedral.
Next to the cathedral stands the Saigon Post Office.
Afterwards, visit Giac Lam Pagoda.
Overnight in Saigon.
Day 7 (Friday): Cu Chi tunnel and Saigon departure (B/L/-)
We depart at 8.30AM from your hotel.
Drive 70kms Northwest of Ho Chi Minh city to Cu Chi with stop en route to visit a rice paper making village.
Before entering Cu Chi Tunnels, we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. Also on displaying are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels to see the first-hand how the Viet Cong communists were able to survive in this underground network.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afterwards, transfer back to Saigon and there is onward transfer to the airport for your flight
End of services./.
2Days/ on boat in Ha Long Bay (shared cabin on shared boat)
Arrival airport transfer in Ha Noi and departure airport transfer in Saigon without guide
Transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles based on group basis
Local speaking guides nights’ shared Accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast at the below indicated room types (see hotel category list below) (check in and check out around noontime)
North (Hanoi – Halong Bay): 1 guide (No guide on boat in Ha Long)
Centre (Da Nang – Hoi An): 1 guide
South (Ho Chi Minh): 1 guide
All entrance fees as program
Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the program (Local food):
Daily breakfasts at hotels
02 Lunches at local restaurants (01 in Ha Noi, 01 in Saigon)
01 Brunch, 01 Lunch and 01 Dinner on boat in Ha Long
02 bottles of mineral water per person per day on bus on days of transfer and sightseeing only
Airfares (international and domestic)
Meals (other than mentioned in the program)
Visas to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Early check in or late check out
Optional excursions and activities
Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation
Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, laundry, beverages…)
Peak season surcharges if any
All not mentioned above