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Taste of Vietnam 10 Days Tour

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Ho Chi Minh City - Cao Dai Temples - Cu Chi Tunnels - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi

Tour code: VBT-VCT05
The trip starts in Ho Chi Minh City, the dynamic city, going through the central of Vietnam; Hoi An and Hue before ending in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. All the highlights of this stunning country are covered in this compact trip. History, old-world charm and vibrant color are just some of the things you'll experience on this journey through startlingly beautiful Vietnam.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive - Ho Chi Minh City

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Cao Dai Temple - Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

08:00 am. Our guide will pick you up at the hotel. This morning you take a drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh to observe the midday service. Following we will drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels and then return to Ho Chi Minh city at approximately 18:00 pm.
Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name a few. The religion is a hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. The Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh has been described as a Walt Disney fantasia of the East. The temple's exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes competing for space with a number of Buddhist symbols. Above the main entrance is the all-seeing holy eye, the symbol of the Cao Dai sect. The interior is just as engaging as statues of Jesus Christ, Buddha and the Hindu god, Brahma, stand side by side.
The trip to Tay Ninh is combined with a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km. from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam American must have been like. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

08:00 Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and depart to Cai Be. On the way you can see green rice paddy fields stretching towards the horizon. After arrival in Cai Be, a boat takes you to the floating market with sellers and buyers bargaining and exchanging their goods from their boats. This market nowadays is not as busy as before because after the two huge bridges named My Thuan & Can Tho finished, so almost of things are transferred by road. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how rice paste, coconut candy and pop-rice, popcorn is made. It is so interesting to visit the handicraft village, where you can see how they make some special products as: Making rice-net for spring rolls, fish sauce & Soya sauce, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage proof...
A delicious lunch will be served at Mr. Kiet an ancient house over 170 years old or under the shade of local orchards on the An Binh Island. After lunch, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside to enjoy the peaceful time on smaller canals. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta. Then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L) - by flight

Breakfast at hotel. Our guide and driver will pick you up and take a city tour:
• The Reunification Palace: This is one of the most important buildings in the city.
• Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office: Built between 1877 and 1883 this is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture.
• Ben Thanh Market: This bustling and well-organized market is very popular with tourists, primarily due to its central location. It has a wide selection of goods ranging from fake Nike shoes to beautiful silk Ao Dais.
After lunch at local restaurant we transfer to the airport for a flight to Da Nang. Pick up and drive to hotel in Hoi An. Check in and Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5: Hoi An - Hue (B, L)

The next destination is Hue, the Old Royal City in Vietnam in 17th century. Upon leaving Hoi An, we drive north to Hue. The scenic road is hugging the coastline before crossing over the winding Hai Van pass. A view from the top of the pass is one of Vietnam’s most impressive panoramic scenes. We stop en route to visit the Lang Co beach before reaching Hue city. As Vietnam’s last feudal capital, the small and quiet city of Hue is widely known for magnificent architectures, pagodas and royal tombs laid in many small villages and surrounding hills. Free and easy in the afternoon. Overnight in Hue. ​​​​​​​

Day 6: Hue City Tour (B, L)

The beautiful riverside pagoda of Thien Mu which now becomes the symbol of Hue, and the elaborate royal tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh are not to be missed. We include these in a guided cruise on the Perfume River which also gives us a taste of the scenic countryside as well as an enjoyable visit to the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. After an impressive boat trip we return to the town. Sightseeing tour takes us in the massive citadel, containing the Imperial City and the Purple Forbidden City. This royal residence was all but destroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive, however it is still fascinating to walk among the ruins and enjoy a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market that sells a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts. Along the way we pass by many fantastic eating spots, ideal places for visitors to sample some local delicacies. Back to hotel and relax. Overnight in Hue.

Day 7: Hue - Hanoi City Tour (B, L) - by flight

An early morning transfer to the airport for a short flight to Ha Noi. Our guide and driver will pick you up and start city tour to visit:
• Ho Chi Minh Complex including his former stilt–house residence, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh Museum
• The Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070
• A local Vietnamese lunch
Afternoon:
• Hanoi Hilton museum (Hoa Lo prison)
• Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake – the Ngoc Son Temple is set on a tiny island on Hoan Kiem Lake, its history dating back to the 13th century
• A one–hour cyclo tour through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter – a must for any visitor to Hanoi!
• A traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese water puppets
Relax and Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 8: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)

07.30 – 07.45 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus of cruise company. Drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
11.30 Upon arrival at Vinashin Tourist Harbor, You are welcomed at our waiting room before enjoying the cruise.
12.15-12.30 Embark on Huong Hai Sealife. Enjoy welcome drink as Cruise Manager gives you a brief overview of the itinerary and important safety guideline. Check in your cabin.
13.00 Start cruisingamong famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) ofBai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.
Admire the grace of the bay while enjoying the delicious lunch in the restaurant at the first deck.
14.30 Explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave). Relax on white sandy beach or walk along the beach at Hon Co Island (no swimming).
15.45 Return to Huong Hai Sealife and enjoy Happy hour. You will have 30% discount off from the special drinks list; including of cocktail, mocktail and mixed drinks (from 16.30 pm to 19.00 pm.).
Treasure the wonderful beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay at sunset, admire the striking islands and islets, savor the fresh and peaceful atmosphere which could hardly be found in landwhile cruising to Cong Do sleeping area.
16.30 Enjoy kayaking at Cong Do or relaxing on the cruise.
18.00 Onboard the vessel, surrounded by a stunning, setting in motion, attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (spring roll)on the sundeck.
19.15 Dinner is served in the restaurant at the first desk. You can enjoy the charm of Bai Tu Long Bay at night.
21.00 Evening activities: relax at leisure; enjoy our Movie Night, Board Games or our Massage & Spa services(massage and spa fee is not included in the price), squid fishing. Overnight on Bai Tu Long Bay

Day 9: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)

06.30-7.45 Before enjoying the breakfast with cookies and tea, café at the restaurant of the cruise, tourists can try the taichi session on the sundeck at the break of dawn on Bai Tu Long Bay
7.45-8.45 Explore the area of Hon Co Island and Co Cave (Grass Cave, also known as Thien Canh Son). You can revel in the breathtaking view of Bai Tu Long bay from above, as well as the glorious long white sand of Hon Co Island.
Tourists can relax on the white sand beach of Co Island, enjoy swimming on the area of Co Island. With the long white sand beaches and the crystal-like green water, definitely, tourists would have the fantastic moments after exploring the cave.
8.45 Tourists come back to the cruise by tender.
9.15 Tourists arrange the luggage and check out.
9.30-10.30 Tourists can enjoy the light lunch (brunch) in Sealife Cruise while the cruise departs from Hon Co Island back to Vinashin dock.
11.15 Arrive back at Vinashin dock, Halong city for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you back to your Hanoi
16.30 Arrive in Hanoi. Overnight in Ha Noi

Day 10: Hanoi - Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Then transfer to the airport for the your international flight. End of services. ​​​​​​​
Tour Prices
Tour cost in US$ per person
Hotel Class Number of persons in group
2 3 4 5
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Trip Included

  • Private tour
  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation as indicated in program
  • All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide at places as indicated in program
  • Boat trip as indicated in program
  • Air tickets: Economy class - Vietnam Airlines
    • Saigon - Da Nang
    • Hue - Hanoi

Trip Excluded

  • Surcharge on Chirstmas Eve and New Year Eve
  • VISA to Vietnam (Please make sure you have 6 months passport validity. We can help for visa on arrival ifrequest)
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Late check out or early check in at all places (Normally check in at 14:00 and check out at 12:00/ surcharge if request)
  • Insurance travel
  • Tips & gratuities
  • All other services are not made on the written form
Accommodation
Destination Hotel/Resort/Cruise Class
3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
Saigon Sunrise Central or Avanti or Kiko hotel or similar Grand Silverland or Central Palace or Silverland Sakyo or Silverland Charner hotel or similar Nikko hotel or REX Saigon hotel or similar
Hoi An Thanh Binh Riverside or Hoi An Green river boutique or Royal Riverside Hoian hotel similar Little Beach or La Residencia or Belle Maison Hadana hotel or similar Allegro or Sunrise or Victoria Hoi An or Palm Garden hotel or similar
Hue Emm Hue or Cherish hotel or similar Eldora or Moonlight Hotel or similar Imperial Hotel or Indochina Palace or similar
Hanoi Dal Vostro hotel or Nostalgia or Angel Palace or similar REX or Boss Legend or The Light hotel or similar Apricot or Melia or Sheraton hotel or similar
Halong Bay Lavender or Majestic or V’Spirit cruise or similar Huong Hai Sealife or Syrena cruise or similar Athena or ERA or Sealife Legend cruise or similar
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