A rich culture, diverse & friendly people, spectacular landscapes
and beautiful beaches have all combined to propel Vietnam to its
current status as one of Asia’s most fashionable destinations. These are
what this luxury Vietnam Tour offers.
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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Upon arrival, our private Vietnam Tour guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday,
pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the
exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where
the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a blend of Parisian grace
and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with
its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s
capitals. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality.
Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.
Day 2 : Hanoi City Tour
Meals: B, L
Hanoi without a doubt a beautiful start for your Vietnam Tours.
Today we enjoy a full day Hanoi city tour of this charming capital city
including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh (close on
Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house
on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the
impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu
Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword.
Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the
bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once
offered for sale at these places. In the evening, we end Hanoi city tour with a fantastic traditional water puppet show.
Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.
Day 3: Hanoi – Hoa Lu & Tam Coc – Hanoi
Meals: B, L
This morning, we continue your impressive Vietnam Tours by
heading south for the two hour drive along Highway One. We spend one
hour visiting the Dinh and Le sanctuaries. These are the two remaining
temples of the ancient citadel of Hoa Lu. The first is dedicated to
Dinh Tien Hoang (also known as Dinh Bo Linh), an Emperor from the Dinh
Dynasty. The second commemorates the rulers of the Le Dynasty. Dinh Bo
Linh successfully conquered Vietnam’s first independent rulers, the
Ngo Dynasty. On his death in 980, General Le Hoan wisely married
Dinh’s widow and established the Le Dynasty and enlarged the citadel.
We then move on to Tam Coc - Poetically penned ‘Halong Bay on the rice paddies’,
the area around Tam Coc boasts stunning scenery. While Halong Bay has
rugged rock formations jutting out of the sea, here they soar skywards
from a sea of green. After a three hour boat trip along the Boi River,
we do beautiful bicycle trip to Bich Dong pagoda for visit to a very
nice pagoda and cave.Drive through rural northern Vietnam to the site of
Vietnam's first capital, Hoa Lu. After visiting the two remaining
sanctuaries of the ancient citadel, take a sampan on a river through the
rice paddies to the grottoes of the sacred Tam Coc Caves. Enormous
limestone karsts jut out from the green rice fields giving rise to this
place's other name, 'Halong on Land'. In the afternoon return to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise
Meals: B, L, D
Halong tour must be the most beautiful tour in Vietnam for any visitors. This morning, after breakfast, we drive to Halong Bay (165km), Vietnam most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site and highlight of any Vietnam Tours.
11:30: Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15: Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome
Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise.
13:00: Lunch - deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu.
Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.
14.30: Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach
and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for
fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We
will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
15.15: Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area.
16.15: Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose
from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the
nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per
person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is
The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in
Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the
village for approximately 20 minutes.
18:30: Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
Day 5: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi – Hue
6:45: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
7:00: Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing
village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the
sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.
8:00: Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps
to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45
9:00: Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please
check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins
(staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30: Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast.
10:00: Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
10:45: Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
11:00: Transfer by tender to the pier. Pick up by our driver and
transfer to Hanoi Airport for afternoon flight to Hue with Vietnam
airlines: VN 247 HAN 17:45 HUI 18:55, evening free at leisure in Hue.
Overnight in a Hue hotel
Day 6: Hue Tour
Meals: B, L
is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there
is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges
as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for all Vietnam Tours.
After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel
before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and
visit Hue's best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum
of former emperor Minh Mang in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes.
Return to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hue hotel
Day 7: Hue – Hoi An
Meals: B, L
breakfast, we drive to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th
and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed
little over the years and for sure, Hoi An is a wonderful destination
for all kinds of Vietnam Tours.
This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before
climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Along the way, stop in Danang to
visit the Cham Museum which contains the finest collection of
Cham sculptures in the world. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take
walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.
Day 8: Hoi An – My Son Holy land – Hoi An
Meals: B, L
breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son Holy land, once
the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia
for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of
Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in history and
culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries
dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.
Drive back to Hoi An, end of your today's beautiful Vietnam Tour with visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the colourful riverside market. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.
Day 9: Hoi An
Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam that no Vietnam Tours maker
would skip, is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East
Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its
buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous
and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Day free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An
ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art
galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of
this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous Danang
Beach. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.
Day 10: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh
After breakfast, our Vietnam tour guide
and driver in Hoi An will transfer you to the airport for your flight
to Ho Chi Minh city with Vietnam airlines. Arrive at Tan Son Nhat
airport, welcome by our private Vietnam tour guide and driver and
transfer to you hotel for check in. Ho Chi Minh, the most exciting city
of Vietnam, a mecca of commerce, also a city with a chequered history
and a rich culture, its pagodas, museums, public buildings, parks and
boulevards make it one of the most delightful Vietnam Tours and cities to visit in Vietnam.
In the afternoon, we will do the city tour of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, visiting to Reunification Palace, Vietnam War Museum and the environment of Ben Thanh market. Overnight in a Ho Chi Minh hotel.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh
Meals: B, L
breakfast, we pick you up from the hotel for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, en
route to visit the bustling market at Thu Dao Mot. Upon arrival in Cu
Chi, we visit the incredible underground tunnel network of approximately
200 kilometres hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas during the long
struggle for independence where you will understand more about the
Vietnam War or American War, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh.Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (Mekong Cruise)
Meals: B, L, D
we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta, a major rice
producing area. This must be one of the most fascinating riverine deltas
in the world. The Mekong splits into nine major arteries. A vast
network of rivers and waterways with thousands of ships of all sizes
plowing the waters gives the Mekong Delta a very special atmosphere and
no double one of the most favorite destinations for Vietnam Tours.
Boarding at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Welcome drink, introduction to
the ship and crew, check into the cabins. Departure downstream of the
Hau river. Lunch on board while en route.
Tour near Tra On floating market.
Turning into Nicolai canal, towards the Mang Thit and Co Chien
rivers. Rest on the upper deck in a scenery of rice fields, sugar cane,
woods on the near banks.
Visit of a village on the banks of river Mang Thit, an opportunity to
appreciate the way of life and hospitality of the local inhabitants.
Visit of the orchard or rice fields nearby.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest
on the deck or around the bar enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve
dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river towards her
anchorage point for the night.
The Bassac sets anchor for the night on river Mang Thit.
Day 13: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City
06:30 Departure towards Cai Be Floating Market. The passengers take their breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the banks.
The Bassac crosses Co Chien river then branches into Cho Lach canal
for 30 minutes through the traffic of sand and rice barges, in a scenery
of fruit drying facilities and wooden ship building yards.
Arrival in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft.
Leaving the board at: Cái Bè and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City Departure
Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Vietnam Holiday until Vivutravel's private guide will see you off at the airport with the sincere thanks for traveling with Vivutravel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam Tours with us and look forward to welcoming you back for your next Vietnam Tours, goodbye and see you again!!!
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