Destinations & Night Stays
Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.
Luxury Hotel Stay
Journey to Vietnam Tour
Day 1 : Arrival At Hanoi:- Stay at Hanoi, Vietnam
Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. The transfer distance is approximately 40 munites. Hanoi or River-bound City as its name literally means is Vietnams capital with a thousand-year-old history dating back to 1010. The citys fascinating beauty which is characterized by unique cultural relics, ancient streets of antique houses, elegant French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and romantic lakes has made it one of the most charming cities of Asia. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Hanoi-Ha Long Bay :- Stay at Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Morning, after breakfast start a city tour beginning with Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh, the nations founder. At the complex, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where the nations founders body is preserved (closed on Monday, Friday and through October - November), the colonial Presidential Palace, originally the French Governor Office and a fine example of French architecture in Hanoi, and the rural style Ho Chi Minhs house on stilts where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked. Stop by one of Hanois icons, the One Pillar Pagoda, built in the 11th Century in dedication to Avalokiteshvara or Buddha of Compassion and reminiscent of a lotus blossom rising from a pond. Continue to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars.
Afternoon, transfer to Ha Long Bay which is about 160 km or 3.5 hour drive away. Moving through the countryside on the way will bring you a clear perspective of a countrys whose 80% of population live on farming. Have a quick rest stop en route before reaching Ha Long City. Check in hotel then spend time at leisure. Overnight at the night.
Day 3 : Ha Long Bay-Hanoi-o Chi Minh:- Stay at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Morning, after breakfast at hotel between 6-7 AM, transfer to the dock for boarding a cruise boat to explore the legendary Ha Long Bay. Ha Long means Descending Dragon in Vietnamese as legend has it that a holly dragon landed down here from sky. The bay, famous as one of the worlds wonders and heritage sites whose formation dates back 500 million years, consists of around 2,000 karst islands and islets scattered over an area of 1,553 km2. The boat will stop at Dau Go Island for you to visit Thien Cung Cave (Heaven Palace) and Dau Go Cave (Wooden Stakes). Dau Go Cave in 13th Century was a depot to store pointed wooden stakes, which later were used by Vietnamese great military commander Tran Hung Dao to trap and puncture Mongolian naval boats in famous battles of Bach Dang. Continue cruising while fresh seafood lunch is served on board. Return to the dock, disembark and travel back to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh by
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, welcome by our guide and transfer hotel for check in Ho Chi Minh City formerly named Saigon is the largest city and economic center of Vietnam always bustled with activities of modern life. It is where businesses converge and shoppers indulge themselves into unlimited choices. However the city also carries with it a rich historical legacy in contrast with its dazzling glamor. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Ho Chi Minh-Cuchi Tunnels-Ho Chi Minh:- Stay at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Morning, after breakfast, take a half-day tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels, 75 km Northwest of downtown Ho Chi Minh City, which were once a major underground hideout and resistance base of Viet Cong forces during the two wars against the French and later on Americans. The tunnels, entirely hand-dug, formed a highly intricate network of interlinked multilevel passageways at times stretched as far as the Cambodian border and totaling over 120 km in length. Its complexity was beyond imagination containing meeting rooms, kitchens, wells, clinics, schools, depots, trenches and emergency exits all aimed for guerrilla warfare. The tunnels were deep and strong enough to withstand destructive bombings and self-contained enough to outlast prolonged sieges. Back to Ho Chi Minh City and spend time at leisure. Back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Afternoon, come on city tour with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was formerly the South Vietnam Presidents residence and symbol of the Southern Administrations reign until end of April 1975. Proceed to the War Remnants Museum, which features an extensive collection of exhibits including weaponry, photos and documentation on Vietnams wars with the French and Americans. Evening, enjoy water puppetry show at Dragon Theatre. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh-My Tho-Ho Chi Minh:- Stay at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Morning, after breakfast, travel by road to the Mekong Delta, the worlds largest delta and Vietnam's largest rice bowl. On arrival in My Tho City, capital of Tieng Giang Provine, embark on a boat and navigate through intricate canals while observing the local daily life up close as well as the landscape of waterways and lush islands. Land on the Unicorn Island to enjoy wandering through verdant orchards, tasting fresh fruits and listening to some Southern style traditional music. Move on to the second delta province, Ben Tre, where you will watch local villagers make coconut candy in a rural workshop, walk around briefly and try riding a horse-pulled carriage. More cruising to some bee-keeping households to taste fresh homegrown honey and honey tea.
Go back Ho Chi Minh City and spend time at leisure. Overnight at the hotel
Day 6 : Departure From Ho Chi Minh
Morning after breakfast check out fro =m the hotel. Take transfer to the airport