DAY 1: ARRIVE IN HANOI (D)
Arrival in Ha Noi, meet your guide, then transfer to your hotel. O/N in Ha Noi.
DAY 2: HANOI (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. This morning, you’ll visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, where you will see Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Humble House on Stilts and One Pillar Pagoda, the pagoda with the most unique architecture. Drive to the serene Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake & Ngoc Son temple. Later enjoy a pedicab tour around the Old Quarter. This evening you will watch a performance of the famous Water Puppets, which have a history dating back thousands of years. O/N in Hanoi
DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
Have breakfast. Early morning you will travel to the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Vietnam’, Halong Bay. Board a junk boat for a relaxing cruise through the emerald waters and around the limestone islets of the Gulf of Tonkin. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you have lunch on board. After your cruise you will return to Hanoi. O/N in Hanoi
DAY 4: HANOI – HOI AN (B/L/D)
After breakfast, fly to Danang. Upon arrival transfer to the UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Hoi An, This evening partake in a cooking class where you can taste your own dishes for dinner. O/N in Hoi An.
DAY 5: HOI AN (B/L)
Have brekfast, starting a tour at the charming town of Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese temple. This afternoon is free at your leisure to soak up the atmosphere of Hoi An at one of the many cafés along the Thu Bon River or relax at the beach. O/N in Hoi An.
DAY 6: HOI AN – HO CHI MINH (B/L)
After breakfast, you will fly to the cosmopolitan city of Ho Chi Minh city. Upon arrival you will explore the city with a visit to the French-style Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace & China Town. End the day at the lively Ben Thanh Market where you can enjoy some shopping. O/N in HCMC.
DAY 7: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI (B/L)
Have breakfast. You have a hafl day to explore the amazing network of the Cu Chi Tunnels. The tunnels were used by the Viet Cong guerrillas for concealment, food and weapon storage as well as living quarters. You can even crawl through the tunnels if you are feeling brave. Then return to HCMC. O/N in HCMC.
DAY 8: MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH (B/L/D)
This morning travel to Tien Giang & Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. Life in the Mekong Delta mainly revolves around the river and many of the villages are only accessible by the canals. Explore the river by boat. Passing to Long, Lan, Quy, Phung islets, enjoy honey tea. Embark to Ben Tre, visit the coconut candy and rice paper factory. Get on a horse cart for the visit to the nicest rural village. Then enjoying fruits and Southern amateur music at local house. Relax on sampan through on of the small canals of Mekong river. Return to HCMC. O/N in HCMC.
DAY 9: HO CHI MINH – DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure till transfer to the airport for flight to back home. See you next trip!