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Highlights Of Vietnam 16 Days

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Highlights Of Vietnam 16 Days
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This tour is a really good chance for you to explore Vietnam. ​You will travel to most famous destinations in Vietnam and and encounter unique cultures along the way. Explore famous tourist attractions such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Halong Bay, Royal Palace in Hue, Hoi An Ancient Town, Notre Dame Cathedral, Nha Trang Islands and Mekong Delta will give you a new insight on Vietnam.
Code: CL07
Duraton: 16 days
Departure From: Ha Noi
Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival
You are welcomed at Noi Bai international airport and  we will be there to receive you. You are free to enjoy and have your own exploration on the first day around Ha Noi city and visit one-of-a-kind things of Ha Noi Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, nightlife, etc. Overnight in Ha Noi. 
Day 2: Ha Noi Half Day City Tour
After having breakfast at hotel, you're going to enjoy and spend your full day exploring Ha Noi history city - the city with more than 1000 years of rich history and culture. 
  • Exploring Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, The Presidential Palace and his Residential place on stilt house. (Note: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closed on Mondays & Fridays. Museum in Hanoi closed on Fridays)
  • Discover the special and beauties of Tran Quoc Pagoda.
  • Exploring one of museums: Museum of Ethnology, Women Museum, History Museum and Quan Thanh Temple. 
  • Love the water puppet show at theater and get an unforgettable experience of Ha Noi special culture.
  • Enjoying best moments while walking around Hoan Kiem Lake and Ha Noi Old Quarter - getting to know the local life at night, shopping and much more!
Day 2: Ha Long Bay (L/D)
Morning activities:
  • Skirt out Ha Noi City and travel to Hai Phong city. Spend 2 hours on car to reach the wharf of Perla Dawn Sails at Hai Phong  office, no. 9, Nui Ngoc street, Cat Ba City, Cat Hai District, Hai Phong City.
Afternoon activities:
  • Enjoy a welcome drink and a cruise briefing at noon time. Have a splendid lunch is served while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay with its hundred of small and large islands creating a huge picture showing the scene.
  • Then experience the fanstatic kayaking to discover the poetic Tra Bau area. Enjoy swimming in the emrald water. Visiting fishing farm, socialize with fisherman to know more about local life here and how they work everyday. 
  • Return Perla Dawn Sails for a sunset time on top deck to enjoy the best snapshots of the day when the sun begins to set.
  • Enjoy the daily promotion of HAPPY HOUR - BUY 2 GET 1 for FREE all drinks from 5 to 6 pm, taking part in a cooking demonstration. Relax with Massage and Spa treatment, always available upon request.
Evening activities: 
  • Delight in a shimmering and fanciful dinner on top deck in center of a serene Bay encompassed light of thousands of stars with extremely fragant food and be impressed by the absorbing fruits and vegetable carving display. Take great pleasure in traditional music performances. Then socialize with new buddies and crew members, join the squid fishing. Overnight on board. 
Day 4: Ha Long Bay - Hue (B/L)
Morning activities: 
  • Begin your new day with a Tai Chi session or a photo chase. Then enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the Bay.
  • This morning you continue to visit Bright Cave on bamboo boat, a serene round lake encompassed by rich trees and high risky stone walls. 
  • Pack your luggage at 9:00 am and check out of the cabin while cruising towards the port.
  • Join an extraodinary Buffet lunch while the cruise sails back the wharf.
Afternoon activities:
  • Driver picks up and transfers you back to Ha Noi City. You arrive in Ha Noi at around 14:30 pm. 
  • Continue your holiday in Vietnam beautiful and wish to return Lan Ha Bay next time for more experience of lifetime at this natural wonder.
  • Be driven back Ha Noi and the driver drops off at the airport for taking flight to Hue City. Overnight at hotel in Hue. 
Day 5: Hue Full Day

You'd love to know that Hue City is in Central Vietnam where there's Royal Palace of Nguyen Dynasty since 19th Century and beautiful beaches of Lang Co, Thuan An, Vinh Thanh and much more that will grab your attention for sure!. You will enjoy the unique combination of visiting architecture and relaxing on beach. Full day trip to city will give you amazing experiences.

  • Have a boat trip on Perfume River which is well known as Theme River in London.
  • Feel free to check out Thien Mu Pagoda by boat where you can start to know the history of Hue Imperial City & Royal Palace.
  • Have a cyclo tour around streets to experience local life.
  • You’ll love the Citadel which was the Royal Place of Nguyen Dynasty since 19th century with many constructions including Flag Tower, Five Phoenix Tower, Thai Hoa Palace, Nine Urn Dynasties…
  • Enjoy Hue foods and cuisines at Y Thao Garden restaurant.
Day 6: Lang Co Beach - Hoi An
Today you will be leaving Hue for Hoi An Ancient Town and you will get an amazing chance to discover the coastline and National Highway No 1 Pass through rice fields, villagers and beautiful beaches. 
  • Enjoy National Highway No 1 and see rice fields, water buffalo.
  • Keep yourself relaxed at Lang Co beach.
  • Check out fishing village in Lang Co and learn more of their daily life of fisherman.
  • Love the Cham Museum where has the whole collection of Champa culture in Asia.
  • Check out Marble Mountain on the way to Hoian town and get panorama of Danang city and beach from the top of mountain.
Day 7: Hoi An Cooking Class And Walking Tour (L)
Having a lovely experience with the cooking lesson in a local restaurant of Hoi An. No more better way than you learn how to cook Vietnamese cuisine as well as know how to choose fresh ingredient for your dishes. Surely that it will be a fabulous experience of Vietnam traditional cuisines. 
  • Start from morning at 8.00 am and walk to local market ​inside Hoian town. En route is the chance to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere in the countryside.
  • Stroll to the local market, together experience the daily life of Hoi An through its symphony which is made of fresh greens, aromatic spices or the warm welcome of vendors. Drop somewhere to collect a few ingredients for our recipes.
  • Come back restaurant to prepare all the materials just bought from the market. You will have opportunity to cook traditional dishes:
  1. Rice pasta rolls.
  2. Braised eggplant in clay pot.
  3. Spicy grilled pork.
  4. Grilled fish in banana leaf.
  • Enjoy your just-been-made dishes, added with a salad, bread and dessert to fulfill your lunch.
  • Be awarded a certificate which is signed and stamped by restaurant’s manager to affirm your pass of this cooking course.
  • Roam around old streets with our guide to experience and learn of unique architectures
  • Have some fun enjoying traditional music show.
  • Have a boat trip on Thu Bon River to get more peaceful atmosphere surrounding Hoian and visit traditional Thanh Ha Pottery village.
  • Get chance to make a pottery product by yourself to get your enjoyment and receive small gift from the workshop.
Day 8: My Son Sanctuary
My Son is one of World Heritage SIte recognized by UNESCO in Quang Nam province. On arrival Hoi An, you will have the option to combine to visit two World Heritage Sites in one destination as well as have chance to discover the complex of Champa towers at the Champa Kingdom. 
  • You will leave Hoian town for about 50km to visit My Son Holy land the Kingdom of Champa in the past
  • You will explore old towers and some of them still keep its original architectures which is now a secret in building tower by red brick without using any connect material. Unbelievable!
  • Enjoy nice white sandy beach of An Bang or go shopping and make tailor with reasonable price.
Day 9: Hoi An - Nha Trang
Continues at Nha Trang where has beautiful beach and great for snorkeling or diving to see coral. It is excellent for relaxing and enjoying on white beach. 
Day 10: Nha Trang Sightseeing & Mud Bathing
It is your day to discover Nha Trang islands and city to enjoy its true beauty. Nha Trang is not only a famous beach city of Vietnam but also in the world - and well known for beautiful scenery, nice white sandy and diversity of undersea world of corals. 
  • You will reach Cau Da Pier for getting on boat and making a visit to Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Mun Island.
  • Enjoy a snorkeling to see the diversity of coral reefs and undersea world with different plants and fish.
  • Enjoy Cham Posanur Tower right in city centre to learn more of Champa culture.
  • Have a relaxing and leisure at Thap Ba Hot Spring and have mud bathing to refresh yourself.
Day 11: Nha Trang Free
The full day for free relaxing and chilling out on nice sandy beach of Nha Trang to fresh yourself. Nha Trang is great for visiting and relaxing and free walking to enjoy by your own. 
Day 12: Nha Trang - Sai Gon
After relaxing a bit now it's time to leave for Ho Chi Minh City - the busiest city of Vietnam and well known as unsleeping one. You're going to get yourself busy in this amazing city.
  • Get more fresh time on nice sandy beach of Nha Trang and then continue your journey by flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Also have some free time to walk around Ho Chi Minh City for shopping as well as discover its busy life as your own way.
Day 13: Sai Gon Full Day City Tour
You are going to spend your full day in Ho Chi Minh City - the young and dynamic of Vietnam with a lot of French style architectures, big markets having special products. 
  • Enjoy your visit to The Independent Palace.
  • Enjoy the Old Post Office, Notre Dame Catholic to learn more of French architectures
  • Visit War Museum which displays the collection of Vietnam war
  • Enjoy shopping at Ben Thanh market for more discoveries of local people purchasing activities and buy some souvenir gifts for you as well.
Day 14: Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
It's time to leave Ho Chi Minh City and make a half trip to Cu Chi Tunnel which is the place for you to experience Vietnam War between American and Vietnam to admire the underground network tunnels of more than 200km length.
  • Enjoy Cu Chi tunnels. Travel from Ho Chi Minh City at 8.00 am and on distance of 70 km to reach Cu Chi District where you have chance to visit Cu Chi Tunnel - the home of 10,000 people in several years
  • It took about 25 years to build this underground city where including living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, etc. And it was great way for Vietcong to move around the countryside without realizing by American.
  • Also have a chance to try street foods at your own leisure!
  • The rest of time is your own free time to go shopping and more experience of Ho Chi Minh City at Ben Thanh Market as well as other markets in the city.
Day 15: Mekong Delta (B)
You will get an amazing chance to visit Mekong Delta which offers a unique opportunity to discover the river life of local people. Covering a large region in South and West Vietnam, Mekong Delta is famous for rice fields, tropical fruit gardens, fishing villages, rowing boat through channels and canals.
  • You will be leaving Ho Chi Minh in the morning and starting your journey to Mekong Delta. You will travel to My Tho and take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal.
  • Enjoy My Tho’s colorful street fruit market alongside the canal to soak up the lively atmosphere.
  • Feel free to cruise on Tien River to visit Tortoise Island, view the fishing port, the traditional stilt houses and boat building workshops, and the other three evocatively-named islands - Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn islands.
  • Enjoy lunch at restaurant in Island.
  • Enjoy the coconut candy mill; take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal.
  • Cruise to Ben Tre province “the home of coconuts” to see fruit gardens and taste honey tea before back My Tho.
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
After having a long trip in Vietnam you will have some free time to walk around Ho Chi Minh City to get more experience or just relax at hotel before the driver drops you off at the airport for taking flight departure Ho Chi Minh. 
Price & Inclusion
Tour Price From: $1315 Per person
  • Private door to door transport with air conditioned. 
  • Domestic flight ticket Hanoi - Hue & Da Nang - Nha Trang & Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Great 3 star hotel with good location selected.
  • Buffet breakfast included at hotel.
  • Entrance fees at sites mentioned in the program.
  • Meals as mentioned in the program.
  • Cooking Class in Hoi An.
  • 1 Night Overnight in Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay cruise trip 2days/1night on Dragon Pearl Junk (or similar).
  • Mineral water (2 bottles 500ml per day for per person with visiting day tour).
  • Local boat on Perfume River in Hue, Nha Trang Bay & Mekong Delta. 
  • Mud bathing in Nha Trang. 
  • Free visa letter entry Vietnam when travel with us.
  • Gov tax and service charge.
  • International Air fare in & out Vietnam.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Meals not mentioned in the program.
  • Travel insurance.
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