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Vietnam Discovery Tour

Vietnam Discovery Tour Packages
Country: Vietnam
City: Hanoi
Duration: 13 Day(s) - 12 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic & Cultural
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Hoi An – Nha Trang - Saigon – Mekong Delta

Day 1 Hanoi – Arrival

Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 Hanoi Sightseeing (B, L)

Take a full-day tour to explore Hanoi’s illustrious history. In the morning, visit the imposing marble edifice housing the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum before moving onto his wooden stilt house and the One Pillar Pagoda. You will then explore the first university of Vietnam, the Temple of Literature, which is imbued with the profound philosophies of Confucianism. In the afternoon, visit the Hoan Kiem Lake and the Ngoc Son Temple. A one-hour cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter allows you to catch a glimpse of ancient Hanoi and learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Drive through rice paddy fields to Halong Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Halong Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea. Overnight on junk.

Day 4 Halong Bay – Boat Cruise – Hue (B, L)

Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay before returning to the wharf. Transfer to Noi Bai Airport for your flight to Hue. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hue.

Day 5 Hue Sightseeing (B, L)

Take a morning boat cruise on the peaceful Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda and then take a car to the poetic mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc. In the afternoon, proceed to visit the Imperial Citadel and the Dong Ba Market. The spectacular Citadel - houses a series of palaces, ornate halls, libraries, residences, and colleges. Overnight in Hue.

Day 6 Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)

Drive along the coast and via mountain passes to Hoi An with a stop en route at the photogenic village of Lang Co Beach. Visit the Cham Museum in Da Nang which houses the world’s finest collection of Cham artworks before proceeding to Hoi An. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the town. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7 Hoi An Sightseeing (B, L)

Pay a visit to one of Hoi An’s famous lantern workshops and learn how to make one yourself before setting out on a walking tour to explore this World Heritage Site. Highlights include an ancient merchant house, the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, and the vibrant riverside market. Take a peaceful boat trip on the Thu Bon River and afterward enjoy free time to further explore the old town. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8 Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang (B)

Depart Hoi An for Da Nang to catch your flight to Nha Trang. Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel, and the rest of the day is at your leisure to explore this beach city. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 9 Nha Trang – Boat Cruise (B, L)

Enjoy Nha Trang’s turquoise waters and white sandy beaches with a morning boat cruise to offshore islands in Nha Trang Bay. In the afternoon, visit the Po Nagar Cham Towers, the Dam Market, the Nha Trang Stone Cathedral, or the Long Son Pagoda where the giant Sakyamuni Buddha statue sits on the top of the hill. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 10 Nha Trang – Saigon (B, L)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel, and the rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the city. Discover Saigon nightlife and food on a motorbike. Overnight in Saigon

Day 11 Saigon – My Tho Boat Cruise (B, L)

Depart for the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival in My Tho, enjoy a boat cruise along the river and take a short walk to a handicraft workshop where products are made from coconut trees. Experience an exciting horse-drawn cart ride to visit a local house where you will enjoy tea and taste homegrown fruits. Board a sampan and drift along the narrow, tree-lined canals for further exploration of the Mekong Delta. After lunch, visit a family-run business making coconut candy before returning to My Tho. On the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City, visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda if time permits. Return to Saigon by the late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 12 Saigon Sightseeing (B, L )

A sightseeing tour of Saigon includes a photo stop at the Reunification Palace and visits to the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, Chinatown, the Binh Tay Market, and the Thien Hau Temple. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 13 Saigon Departure (B)

Free until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your departure.


11 nights accommodation

01-night cruise on Halong Bay

Meals as indicated in the program

Private transportation

Excellent English or German-speaking guide (surcharge)

Domestic air ticket

Entrance fees according to the program.

Mineral water.


International flight

Beverage, Travel insurance

Personal expenses.

Visa stamp fee on arrival

Compulsory tipping: Belong you ( Minimum FIT booking and for GIT booking )

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