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Essential Vietnam

Trip Highlights

This tailor-made itinerary will take you in the highlights of Vietnam from Hanoi to Halong Bay: Excellent travel experience with unique scenery, charming beaches, cultural sites and delightful food adventures.

8 Nights / 9 Days Starting $1600 per person
  • Hotel
  • Transportation

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1 HANOI
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Hanoi. Welcome at the airport on arrival in and transfer to the hotel for check-in.
Overnight in hotel.

Suggested Hotels in Hanoi: Mercure Hotel 4*/ Hilton Opera 5*

DAY 2 HANOI
Breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour to visit the historic Ba Dinh Square with Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Stilt House and One Pillar Pagoda as well as Literature of Temple (considered as the first university of Vietnam).
Afternoon continue to visit the Central Sector of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long (closed on Mondays) recognized as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, which is dated back to 7th century. Visit Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi center and enjoy one-hour cyclo ride in the Old Quarters of the city with over one thousand years of history, follow by a spectacular Water Puppet Show in the evening.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 3 HANOI – LAN HA BAY
Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to Hai Phong where the wonderful Lan Ha Bay is situated.
The beauty of Lan Ha Bay is as beautiful as Halong Bay which is a great choice for those who want to explore the limestone landscape yet immerse in the tranquil area of the Bay.
Upon arrival in Got Port, check in Sealife Legend Cruise and enjoy the cruise program on the beautiful Lan Ha Bay
As the vessel sets sails, you will be greeted by Sealife Legend Crew and Cruise Manager who will provide you with the highest standards of service and facilities.
Lunch onboard, you will visit Bright Cave by bamboo boat and enjoy swimming in the clear emerald water.
Return to the cruise and enjoy sunset on the top deck or relax with Spa & Massage services. You will attend the chef’s cooking show and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking.
An elegant Gala set dinner will be served in the restaurant where you can enjoy the Lan Ha Bay charm at night.
Overnight on board. 

Suggested Hotels in Lan Ha Bay : Huong Hai Sealife Legend Cruise ship

DAY 4 LAN HA BAY – HUE
Start the day with Vovinam session, a traditional martial art, on the sundeck at the break of dawn on Bai Tu Long Bay. Breakfast then transfer to Cat Ba World Biosphere Reserve and visit Hoa Cuong Cave with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites.
Return to the cruise and enjoy the brunch in Sealife Legend Cruise while departing to Got Port.
Pick-up at the port and transfer to Noi Bai airport for domestic flight to Hue. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 5 HUE – HOI AN
Breakfast at hotel. Take a sightseeing tour around the city and visit to the former Imperial Citadel of Nguyen, recognized as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, and majestic tomb of Minh Mang King, then enjoy a boat ride on Huong River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda which is one of the oldest religious temples in Vietnam.
Drive to Hoi An. Arrive to hotel, check in and overnight.

Suggested Hotels in Hoi An: Sol An Bang Beach resort 4*/ Royal Hoi An Hotel Mgallery 5*

DAY 6 HOI AN
Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to visit My Son Holy land of the former Champa Kingdom which is newly recognized as the World’s Cultural Heritage. This place was once the religious and intellectual center of Champa Kingdom during its flourishing period from the 4th to 13th centuries. Visit the remaining temples to enjoy the skill of Cham people in building these structures and the carving decorations on them.
Afternoon stroll around the nice and peaceful Hoi An ancient town, another World Heritage.
Overnight in hotel.

DAY 7 HOI AN - SAIGON
Breakfast at hotel. Free time in Hoi An until transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Saigon. Pick up at the airport in Saigon and transfer to hotel for check in.
Afternoon half day city tour to visit War Remnants Hall & Reunification Hall. Photo stops at Opera Theater, General Post Office and City Hall.
Overnight in hotel.

Suggested Hotels in Saigon: Novotel Hotel 4* / Sofitel Plaza 5*

DAY 8 SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to the fertile Mekong Delta from which most of Vietnam’s rice is produced, thus this region is called the “rice basket” of Vietnam.
Arrive in Cai Be town and enjoy a boat trip on Mekong River to visit Cai Be floating market where local people trade on boats, and local candy processing workshop as well. Continue the boat trip to the countryside of Vinh Long city on small canals to visit local homes and fruit gardens as well as taste seasonal tropical fruits.
Enjoy walking along village paths to experience the daily life of locals. Pick up in Vinh Long and drive back to Saigon.
Overnight in hotel.

DAY 9 SAIGON
After enjoying breakfast, free time at leisure then transfer to the airport for international return flight.

Dates & Prices
Prices are in USD, per person and based on Single & Double occupancy

Dates

Hotels Category

8 Nights

SGL

DBL

NOVEMBER - APRIL

4*

$ 2550

$ 1600

5*

$ 3100

$ 1850

 PRICES INCLUDE

  • 8 nights accommodation in your selected hotels category
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome dinner on day 1 in Hanoi
  • Lunch & dinner on board in Lan Ha cruise
  • Domestic flight HOI AN – SAIGON on economy class
  • Private ground transfers with A/C Vehicle as specified in the itinerary
  • Private boat trip in Mekong Delta & Hue
  • Entrance fees for visits as specified in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide in Vietnam (except during free time and on board in Lan Ha)
  • Local English speaking guide on board in Lan Ha
  • Mineral water (02 bottles per day)
  • Local gift as souvenir
  • Visa approval letter
  • Travel insurance

 PRICES EXCLUDE

  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Other Optional tours
  • Personal expenses