Beauty Vietnam South-Centre-North 12 days
Category: Joined Group Tours (SIC tour)
Code tour: TG-EN-12B
Duration: 12 days 11 nights
Arrival : Saigon
Group: up to 2 pax
Price in USD dollars per person (joined group tour)
Price per person
This tour offers you the opportunity to discover Vietnam in all facets : beautiful landscapes, open and friendly man , culture and authentic tradition. This trip takes you to a whole journey throughout Vietnam : the Northern region to the Centre and the South and finally the Mekong Delta. In the North, you will be enamored of the charm of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, the beauty of the karst formations Tam Coc in Ninh Binh, the all natural beauty of Halong Bay. By joining the Centre, you will make a discovery of the softness of the former imperial city of Hue, the nonchalance of Hoi An ancient town. To the South, you will change the experience by animating Ho Chi Minh city and the charm of the Mekong delta with its lush tropical orchards and its rivers and system of canals.
PROGRAM IN BRIEF
Day 1 : Saigon arrival
Day 2 : Saigon city tour – Cu Chi tunnel
Day 3 : Saigon – Mekong delta – Saigon
Day 4: Saigon – flight to Danang @flight Saigon – Danang
Day 5 : Da Nang – Marble mountains– Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An free
Day 7: Hoi An – Hue
Day 8: Hue – flight to Hanoi @flight Hue – Hanoi
Day 9: Hanoi city tour
Day 10: Hanoi – Halong Bay (overnight on cruise)
Day 11: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Day 12 : Hanoi – Flight depart
DAY 1 : SAIGON ARRIVAL
Upon arrival in Tan San Nhat international airport, warmly welcomed by local driver – (private car) then take you back to hotel for check in. Overnight in hotel in Saigon.
DAY 2 : SAIGON CITY TOUR – CU CHI TUNNEL (Breakfast/Lunch)
-8h00 : Start the trip Saigon city by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.
-12h00 : Have lunch at restaurant, transfer to Cu Chi tunnels, located 60km from HCMC, Cu Chi is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War.
-14h00: Visit the tunnal. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a “Free Target Zone”.
-Before entering the tunnels visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Then enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war).
-18h00 : Back to Saigon. Drop off at hotel. Overnight in hotel in Saigon.
DAY 3 : SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (Breakfast/Lunch)
-7:45 – 8:00 : Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields.
-10h00 : On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank.
-12h00 : Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden.
-13h00 : Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals.
-15h00 : Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy& observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages.
-16h00 : Get on bus to back Saigon.
DAY 4- SAIGON – FLIGHT DANANG (Breakfast)
Transfer to the Tan Son Nhat Airport for flight Saigon– Danang (@flight Saigon – Da Nang).
Overnight in hotel Danang.
DAY 5 : DANANG – MARBLE MOUNTAINS – HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (Breakfast/Diner)
-15:30 : Pick-up the guests at hotel. On the way to Hoi An, we will visit Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountain). Marble Mountain is a complex consisting of Kim (Iron Mountain), Mộc (Wood Mountain), Thủy (Water Mountain), Hỏa (Fire Mountain), Thổ (Earth Mountain) symbolizing for 5 main elements of nature in Asia Culture. You will discover the mysterious beauty of caves combining the sacred atmosphere of Buddhism. Visiting Tam Thai Pagoda, Linh Ung Pagoda. You will get to see masterpieces of exquisite stone sculptures created by the skilful hands of artisans in Non Nuoc village at the foot of the mountain.
-17:00 : Depart to Hoi An Ancient Town. Have dinner at local restaurant with local foods. Visit Hoi An Ancient town with: Phung Hung Ancient House: It is a typical commercial house of Vietnam’s urban areas in the 19th century.; Fujian (Phuc Kien) Assembly Hall: This is a structure considered the root of Japan Remains; Japanese Bridge: This beautiful little bridge is emblematic of Hoi An. Taking a walk on the street along the Hoai River, enjoy the night life of Hoi An Town. Colorful lanterns are hung on in front of the houses, across the streets and paths all around the town. This beauty is going to make you feel peaceful, serene and want to last this walk for ever.
Overnight in hotel in Hoi An.
DAY 6 : HOI AN– Free (Breakfast)
Free for exploring Hoi An ancient town or relaxing in beach Cua Dai in Hoi An.
Overnight in hotel in Hoi An.
DAY 7 : HOI AN – HUE CITY TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch)
-7:30-8:00: After breakfast, driver and guilde pick you up at meeting position, depart to Hue, cross Hai Van Tunnel.
– 9:30-10:00: Arrive in Hue, you will visit Hue Citadel: which was recognized by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage in 1993; learn about the 13 Nguyen dynasty kings ruled for over 140 years. Experienced many vicissitudes of history, Hue Citadel is still long-lasting and remain the cherished values.
-Have lunch, take a break in restaurant. After that, we will continue to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue’s oldest and most beautiful pagoda, thought to be the symbol of religion and spirit of the Hue people; Khai Dinh Tomb – the most beautiful royal tombs of Nguyen Dynasty Kings.
Overnight in hotel in Hue.
DAY 8 : HUE – FLIGHT HANOI (Breakfast)
Free at leisure until take you to Phu Bai airport to take the flight to Hanoi (@flight Hue-Hanoi). On arrival, pick up and drive you back to hotel. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 9 : HANOI CITY TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch)
– 8:00-8:30: Meet your tour guide and start the trip with Tran Quoc pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.
– Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father; his house-on-stilt and One pillar pagoda – modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi.
– Visit Temple of Literature constructed in 1070 dedicating to Confucius, sages and scholars. It was also the first university of Viet Nam once.
-12:00 Relax and have lunch at a local restaurant.
– Arrive legendary Hoan Kiem lake. Visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Tran Hung Dao – General Commander for his struggle against Mongolians. Freely explore the hidden beauty of city
Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 10 : HANOI – HALONG BAY (Breakfast/Lunch/Diner)
-Breakfast at hotel. Our bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and depart to Ha long Bay, spend 3,5 hours. On the haft way stop for short break in Hai Duong province 25 minutes.
-12h30: Arrive Tuan Chau port, enjoy welcome drink, crew briefing before checking in cabin. Start cruising and enjoy a special lunch with Vietnamese Traditional Dishes while the boat slowly slides on romantic waves of the sea to the legendary fishing village.
-14h30: Visiting Sung Sot Cave (surprising cave)
-15h30: Spend one hour Kayaking on emerald water of the world heritage.
-16h30: Our cruise will take you to the Titov Island, It is noted for having a viewpoint at its peak which affords splendid views all around Halong Bay. Or you can enjoy your swimming on romance Sandy beach.
-17h30: Return to the Boat Welcome sunset Party and Relaxing on Sun deck, boat anchors at Sung Sot area – the safest place for overnight.
-19h30: A welcome drink wine serves, enjoy dinner with Vietnamese cuisine.
-21h00: Intermingle with activities on board such as Squid fish fishing, Singing Karaoke, socializing with others. Our bartender serves you the best drink at bar. Overnight on boat (cabine double or twin).
DAY 11: HALONG BAY – HANOI (Breakfast/Lunch)
-06h00: Wake up take sunrise photos.
-07h30: Have sunrise breakfast in the absolutely quiet bay.
-08h00: The boat cruising to Pearl farm. The pearls in Halong are the most renowned in Vietnam. The process of farming and retrieving pearls takes years.
-09h15: Return to the room, check out and settle the bill, take time to relax while the boat is cruising back to Bai Chay Port, leave your words in the Memory Book
-11h00: Have lunch and take shuttle bus back to Hanoi
-16h30: Arrive in Hanoi. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 12: HANOI – FLIGHT DEPART (Breakfast)
Transfer by private car to Noi Bai airport for flight international back to home.
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Price in USD dollars per person (joined group tour)
Price per person
( Applied for group up to 2 persons)
- A/C Transportation & Pick up/Drop off service from/to station or airport
- Joined group tour (SIC tour)
- Accommodation 3* standard (twin or double room with breakfast)
- 1 night on boat in Halong Bay (cabine double or twin)
- Domestic flights (Saigon – Danang & Hue – Hanoi)
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrace fees & sight seeing tickets
- Meals as mentioned
- Mineral water on bus
- Vietnam entry visa
- Personal costs (telephone, laundry, single supplement…)
- International flight tickets
- Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips for driver or tour guide
- Infant under 2 years old free of charge
- Child under 10 years old sharing room with adult without bed charge 50% of adult fee
- Child under 10 years old sharing room with adult with bed charge 90% of adult fee
For more information on this tour, please contact us at:
– Head Office: Suite 706, No.142 Le Duan Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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– Cell phone: (+84).220.127.116.116
– Phone: (+84) .24. 22 42 13 52 – (+84) 24.62 53 60 22
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