Code: LX 014
Duration: 16 Days/ 15 Nights
Destination: Hochiminh City - Mekong Delta - Hoian - Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoalu - Tamcoc
Arrival City: Hochiminh City
Departure City: Hanoi
Accommodations: 4 nights in Hochiminh City, 1 night in Cantho, 4 nights in Hoian, 2 nights in Hue, 3 nights in Hanoi, 1 night in Halong Bay
Transportation: Car, Dragon Boat, Speed Boat, Cruise, Plane
Tour Guide: Local English Speaking
Meals: 16 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Day 1: Hochiminh Arrival (D)
Day 2: Hochiminh City Tour (B)
Day 3: Hochiminh City - Mekong Delta (B)
Day 4: Mekong Delta - Hochiminh City (B)
Day 5: Hochiminh City - Tay Ninh - Cuchi Tunnel (B)
Day 6: Hochiminh City - Danang - Hoian (B)
Day 7: Hoian (B)
Day 8: Hoian - My Son (B)
Day 9: Hoian (B)
Day 10: Hoian - Hue (B, D)
Day 11: Hue City Tour (B)
Day 12: Hue - Hanoi (B)
Day 13: Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (B)
Day 14: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (B,L,D)
Day 15: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B)
Day 16: Hanoi Departure
Tour ItineraryDay 1: Arrival Hochiminh City (D)
Welcome to Vietnam and Vietnam Luxury Tour. Upon arrival at Hochiminh City airport, our tour guide will greet and transfer to your hotel. In the evening, be our guest at Vietnamese restaurant for welcome dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel Hochiminh city.
Day 2: Hochiminh city tour (B)
Today, explore the highlights in Hochiminh City including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Post Office, The Reunification Hall and the Museum of War Remnants. In the afternoon, Visit China Town's highlights including Thien Hau Temple, Binh Tay Market. Tonight, free at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Hochiminh City.
Day 3: Hochiminh City - Mekong Delta - Can Tho (B)
Today, Depart for the Mekong Delta Tour. The first stop is My Tho City where you embark on boat to visit colorful Cai Be Floating Market and privately-owned factories that produce rice papers and coconut candies then enjoy sampan trip to smaller tributaries and canals. In the afternoon, continue the cruise to Vinh Long to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Delta rural life. Drive to Can Tho and check in hotel. Stay overnight in Can Tho.
Day 4: Can Tho - Hochiminh City (B)
After breakfast, we start our trip with a boat cruise to Cai Rang Floating Market and Phong Dien Floating Market, where there will be hundreds of boats loaded with fruits, vegetables and fishes. Then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Stay overninght in Hochiminh City Hotel
Day 5: Hochiminh City - Tayninh - Cuchi Tunnels (B)
Following our breakfast, we will head to the legendary Cu Chi Tunnel where you will discover the effort of Vietnamese people during Vietnam War then we will go to Tayninh for Cao Dai's ritual service. The religion is a mixture of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Christianity, with a bit of Islam then go back to Hochiminh City. Stay overninght at hotel in Hochiminh city.
Day 6 : Hochiminh City - Danang - Hoian (B)
Breakfast at hotel then transfer to Hochiminh City Airport for a short flight to Danang. Visit the Cham Museum, the last collection of Champa Kingdom in the world and Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village. The balance of the day is free at leisure for sunbathing on Sandy Beach of Cua Dai in Hoian or enjoy resort facilities such as spa or massage. Stay overnight at hotel in Hoian.
Day 7: Hoian (B)
Hoi An, formerly know as Faifo, is a charming and small town which can be easily explored on foot. Start our morning tour at Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, 200 years old Hoian Traditional House, Chua Ong Pagoda. In the afternoon, cruise along the Thu Bon River to the Ceramic Village of Thanh Ha. the evening, free at your leisure. Stay overnight hotel in Hoian
Day 8: Hoian - Sanctuary of Myson (B)
After your breakfast, go to My Son, the imperial city of the Champa Empire. My Son Sancturary is a complex of more than 70 temples and towers which were built to worship the gods who protect the king and the Kingdom of Champa. UNESCO labeled the Cham architecture in My Son as a World Cultural Heritage Site in1999. In the afternoon, go back to Hoian, free at leisure for shopping in the Hoian' center. Stay overnight at hotel in Hoian.
Day 9: Hoian Free day (B)
Today, enjoy free day for your activities. Stay overnight in Hoian hotel
Day 10: Hoian - Hue City Tour in the afternoon (B, D)
After your breakfast, leave Hoian for the city of Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. On the way, stop to visit Lang Co Fishing Village and drive over the 'Pass of Ocean and Clouds'. Upon arrival, tour the major attractions in Hue including The Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled Vietnam between 1802 and 1945, the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum and the King Minh Mang Tomb. Tonight, the special treat is dinner at Vuon Y Thao Restaurant for royal cuisines. A superb 3-course meal will be served by royal style. Stay overnight at hotel in Hue .
Day 11: Hue - Boat trip along Perfume River (B)
Today, enjoy leisure boat cruise on the Perfume River to Thien Mu or Heavenly Lady Pagoda where you will discover the history of Vietnam and continue our boat trip to King Minh Mang's Tomb then drive to King Khai Dinh' Tomb, the blend of traditional and modern architectures. In the afternoon, visit Tu Hieu Pagoda where the locals worship and hornor eunuches during Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Stay overnight Hue hotel
Day 12: Hue - Fly to Hanoi - Hanoi city tour (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Hue Airport for a short flight to Hanoi. The afternoon tour leads you to Ho Chi Minh Complex which includes Hochiminh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Hochiminh House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. Then, visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam. Afterward visit Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology, the attractive collection of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam and make your way to Hanoi's vibrant Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. In the evening, you will be entertained by Water Puppet Show and Vietnam traditional music at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 13: Hanoi - Hoalu - Tamcoc (B)
After having breakfast, we drive in rural northern Vietnam to the former capital of Hoa Lu where you visit the two remaining sanctuaries for King Dinh and King Le who ruled Vietnam in the end of 10th century. Then move to Tamcoc where you enjoy a leisure sampan trip along the Nhue Dong River to sacred Tam Coc Caves. In the afternoon, return to Hanoi and free at your leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi..
Day 14: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Today, leaving Hanoi by road for Halong Bay, the world natural heritage site. Enjoy a leisure dirve in the rural area with scenic view of rice paddy fields. You may be lucky enough to see cows or pigs on motor bike or Vietnamese kids ridding on water buffalo while flying kites. On the way stop to enjoy fresh coffee at Vietnam Handicraft Center. As arrival, check in Vietnamese Wooden Junk. Start journey along the spectacular limestone islands, floating villages while having seafood lunch then disembark to visit 'Sung Sot' or "Surprising Cave", one of the most beautiful grottoes in Halong Bay. Next stop is Titop Island where you could swim or climb up to the top for panoramic view. In the evening, you will be delighted by candle light dinner on board with sea food dishes. Stay overnight on board in Ha Long Bay.
Day 15: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L, D)
A brunch will be served in the restaurant with the combination of western style and local cuisines. Then experience the bay up close and personal with a leisure sampan to "Hang Luon" or "Lagoon Cave" which allows you to see flora and fauna system of Catba National Park. Continue to Halong City, disembark and enjoy dinner at local restaurant. Drive back to Hanoi. In the evening, our tour guide will host farewell dinner at Vietnam boutique restaurant. Stay ovenight in Hanoi hotel
Day 16: Hanoi Departure (B)
Today, you will have free day for your own activities in Hanoi. Your private car and guide will transfer you to Hanoi Airport for international flights or a domestic extension. Thank you for joining our Vietnam Luxury Tour and wish you a sweet departure.