Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
You are arrival at our thousand years Capital - Hanoi city. Our guide will welcome you at the airport Noi bai airport and then be transferred to your hotel in the center of city. It is time for you to relax after long journey. You will know our legend/history about Hoan Kiem lake (the lake of the Restored Sword), our architectural and our way of with small street and its name (Old quarter). Having dinner and enjoy our welcome show of northern rural Vietnam - Water Puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Halong Bay - the World Heritage (B, L)
This day, you will visit Halong, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. The travel start at 8 am, after 3 hour and a half, you will arrive at Halong. Embark in the Traditional style wooden junk around noon, you are be served with fresh seafood lunch. With 4-hour boat trip, you are cruising around islets, caves and grottos. You then will visit Sung Sot ('The Cave of Surprise') grotto. Drive back to Hanoi for dinner & over night in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Hue (B, L)
In the morning, you will visit Hochiminh’s Mausoleum, His House on Stilt, Ho Chi Minh’s Museum, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda and Quan Thanh temple. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, either more discover Hanoi with the visit to Van Mieu (our first national university), Art Museum or visit Ethnology Museum or shopping at Old quarter for Vietnam souvenir. Leave our Capital to the Imperial city - Hue in the evening flight. Overnight in Hue.
Day 4: Hue (B, L)
Today, you will visit the Imperial Citadel of Hue, King Tu Duc’s tomb (Tu Duc is a king but also a poet, so his mausoleum is a poet garden), King Minh Mang tomb (typical formal oriental style designed), and Thien Mu pagoda. In the late afternoon, take a cruise on Huong river admire sunset. Overnight in Hue.
Day 5: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
Our car will drive you to Hoi An town, which is about 120km from Hue. You will travel through Hai Van pass, and Lang Co beach - one of the most beautiful beach of Vietnam. Passing Da Nang, the car will stop for the visit to Cham museum. Cham museum is the open air collection of Cham sculpture. Many of the sandstone carving are breathtaking. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6: Hoi An - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
In the morning, you will walk to visit ancient tiny town Hoi an. The visit will includes Japanese covered bridge, some Chinese Assembly Halls, and some typical Vietnamese houses of 18 century. It is time for you to go shopping or relax on the bank of Thu Bon river of Hoi An before late afternoon flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Full day city tour. Our tour start by visit Reunification Palace, then visit War Musuem, Notre Dame Cathedral. After lunch, we continue to visit Binh Tay Market, Thien Hau Pagoda, on the way back bustling Chinatown is should not be missed as well. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 8: Tay Ninh - Cu Chi (B, L)
Drive a long way on the country side of Vietnam to Tay Ninh, 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival to the head quarter of Cao Dai religious, you will have a chance to witness the daily ceremony at Cao Dai Holy See, and meet followers come to attend the ceremony wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Buddhism. Having lunch at a local restaurant then continue the trip to Cu Chi, visit the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B)
Free time for shopping or optional visit before transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure Type of tour: (This is the sample tour, you may go with all details above or we can modify to fix your way of travel). We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.