HANOI TO SAIGON HIGHLIGHTS
Experience the charm of Hanoi, Danang, the scenic impressive sight of Halong Bay, the ancient capital of Hue, the charming Hoi An, Nha Trang, the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. This is a wonderful trip designed for those who want to experience the very best of Vietnam, but only have limited time.
Destination(s) to visit: Halong, Hue, Hoian, Nhatrang, Saigon
Day 1: ARRIVAL - HANOI (D).
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for relax. Dinner will be served at one of the nicest restaurants after brief discussion on tour
Overnight at proposed hotel.
Day 2: HANOI- HALONG (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Hochiminh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi.
PM: Visit ethnological museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy water puppet show in the afternoon
Day 3: HANOI - HALONG (B, L, D)
Pick up at your address in Hanoi at 8: 30 by Van and drive to Halong. Arrive at 12: 00noon. At Halong port, our Crew welcomes you on Junk, enjoy welcome drink & check into your cabin. Lunch with seafood will be served right after. At 13: 00, boat starts 3.5 hours cruising into Halong bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Mat Qui (Monster’s face) islet, But Moc islet, Cap De islet, Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu cave, to a Floating Fishing village to se this unique way of life... and then explore Luon cave (from 16: 40 to 17: 30). There will be lots of time for swimming, sun bathing. Enjoy a great sunset dinner and relax under the starlit sky before retiring to the comfort of your cabin.
Day 4: HALONG – HANOI – HUE (B, L)
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh fruits. Sitting on the upper deck, we can enjoy the breath - taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay. The quiet is almost eerie; we can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze. And then explore Sung Sot (Amazing) cave (8:00 to 9:00), swim and relax at Titop beach At 9:24, boat start cruising back and brunch buffet will served from 10:30 to 11:30, check out procedure at 11:35. Arrive at harbor by 12:00 noon, and drive back to Hanoi airport to take flight at 19:25 to Hue, upon arrival in Hue, you will be picked up to hotel for overnight.
Include: Transportation, Hotel in Hue, Tour guide, Flight tickets: Hanoi - Hue, Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Day 5: HUE CITY TOUR (B, L, D)
AM: Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market.