Tour Type: Group Tour
Tour Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights
Journey Start: To be advised
Journey End: To be advised
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, meet by our representative and transfer to A Short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City :The Hundred Years Red Cathedral (Notre Dame Cathedral) , The Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall. Dinner on Saigon Cruise and Overnight in Saigon.
After breakfast, a two hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, get on a boat trip up Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son to taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs. Then, visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region. Lunch to be served with the Mekong Delta specialty – Deep Fried Elephant ear fish. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon. Dinner and Overnight in Saigon
After breakfast, a one and half hour drive takes you to Cu Chi where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing an web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Return to Ho Chi Minh for lunch. After lunch, War Museum, Ben Thanh Market.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Hanoi.
Dinner and overnight in Hanoi
Depart Hanoi for Ha Long Bay approximately three hours away. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Do arts and crafts center run by handicapped children.
Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay (approx. mid-day - Leave the noise of the city behind as we will board our junk cruise for a delicious seafood lunch. After lunch we have the chance to explore some of the limestone caves dotted around the bay. Then our captain will find a secluded spot for swimming and sun bathing before dinner. Enjoy another seafood feast for dinner and for the night owls, there is an option of night fishing. Overnight on Cruise.
Rising to the lapping waters of the bay we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. This morning we continue to cruise around the bay to find more secluded areas to either swim or kayak in. The kayaks are lightweight and easy to use. All guests will be issued with water buoyancy vests and the junk will be near us at all times serving as a backup vessel. At midday we will return to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 3-hour journey back to Hanoi. We should be back in the capital at around 4pm. Visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Old Quarter. Free for shopping then Dinner and stay in Hanoi.
After breakfast , take Hanoi city tour covering Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & residence, One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature (The 1st University of Vietnam ) and shopping until the time for lunch. Transfer to airport for departure with a sweet memories.
HOTEL CHECK-IN/OUT TIME:
Check-in time is 14:00
Check-out time is 12:00
DAY USE, EARLY CHECK IN AND LATE CHECK OUT:
Day use room , early check in room (before the international check in time ) , and , late check room ( after the international check out time ) will be charged at 50% to 100% of one night stay rate depending on the requested hotels and subject to availability because of the hotel’s tight and high occupancy .
Note: The above programme is subject to change with or without prior notice due to factors such as weather, domestic flight availability, road transport conditions and etc.