Excellent if you wish to visit the major draws of Vietnam within a limited time and easy to connect with tours of neighboring countries
Route: Hanoi – Halong – Hue – Hoian – Saigon – Tay Ninh – Saigon
Day 1 : HANOI (-/-/-)
Day 2 : HANOI – HALONG – HANOI (B/-/-)
Day 3 : HANOI – HUE (B/-/-)
Day 4 : HUE – BOAT TRIP (B/-/-)
Day 5 : HUE – DANANG – HOIAN (B/-/-)
Day 6: HOIAN – SAIGON (B/-/)
Day 7 : SAIGON – TAY NINH CU CHI – DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Arrive in Hanoi, transfer to the hotel in Hanoi for check-in. Enjoy a short city tour around with visiting Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, a cyclo tour around the Old Quarter and enjoy a water puppetry show in the evening. O/N Hanoi.
Take bus to Halong bay , enjoy 4 hours trip in Halong Bay past the islands of Fighting cocks, Turtle islet, Stone Dog. Stop of swimming and visiting caves. Have seafood lunch on board. Back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. O/N Hanoi
Transfer for morning flight from Hanoi to Hue – meet at the airport and transfer to hotel. Visit the Royal citadel and Royal museum in the afternoon. O/N Hue.
Enjoy a full day by dragon boat to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Hon Chen Temple and tombs of Minh Mang King and Tu Duc King. O/N Hue.
Drive to Hoian with stopovers at Lang Co Beach, Cham Museum and Marble Mountain for visiting. Arrive in Hoian, visit the ancient town with Japanese bridge, old houses, Chinese communal houses. O/N Hoian.
Free at leisure in Hoian until transfer to Danang airport for the flight Danang-Saigon. Pick-up and transfer to the hotel in Saigon for check-in and have city tour with Notre Dam Cathedral, Central Post Office, China town with Thien Hau Pagoda. O/N Saigon
Excursion to Tay Ninh province – headquarters of one of Vietnam’s religions, Caodaism. The Caodai Great Temple at the sect’s Holy See is one of the most striking structures in all of Asia and was built between 1933 and 1955. Afternoon: continue proceeding to Cu Chi tunnels, an important base during the American War, because of its strategic location.
The Vietcong built a 200km long network of tunnels connecting command posts, hospitals, shelter and weapon factories.
Drive back to Saigon and transfer directly to the airport for evening departure flight.