Day 1 :
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport our English-speaking tour guide will pick you up and send you to hotel for check-in. Overnight at Hanoi City, Vietnam
Day 2 :
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, tour guide will pick you up and start our Hanoi City Tour. Today we will visit the most famous landmarks of Hanoi including: - • Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (view from outside), President Residence, One Pillar Pagoda • Temple of Literature - Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070AD, the gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Lunch served at a local restaurant for a taste of authentic Hanoi cuisine. After lunch, we will visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Return Sword Lake) with Ngoc Son Temple before having an experience walking through the Old Quarters, also known as the 36 streets - this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It’s a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities. While walking through the Old Quarters, can stop by and get a bowl of authentic Pho or Bun cha, and enjoy a cup of Vietnam drip coffee or famous Hanoi egg coffee! After that, we will send you back to hotel. Overnight at Hanoi City, Vietnam
Day 3 :
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, we will have to go early to Ha Long Bay Vietnam , located in the Gulf of Tonkin, covers an area of 1500 square km. With more than a thousand limestone peaks soaring from its crystalline emerald water this area is one of the natural wonders of Vietnam and now one of four World Heritage listed sites in Vietnam. Visitors have constantly marveled at Halong Bays natural beauty. The tiny islands are dotted with innumerable beaches and grottoes created by the wind and the waves that make a excellent backdrop for swimming or just lazing about on the boat deck. After 3-3.5 hours of driving, you will get to the Tuan Chau Habour. On the way, you will enjoy the beauty of Vietnamese countryside scenery such as rice fields with busy farmers working, using Vietnamese traditional methods of cultivation. Then, you will have a short break half way of the drive. 12:00 – 12:30 pm: You will be welcomed on the Cruise, the highlight of Halong bay day trip. Lunch will be prepared and served to you on board by the crew. While having lunch, the captain will drive the cruise around the most beautiful islets among thousands of limestone islands such as Dog islet, Incense Burner Islet, Fighting Cock Islet etc. One stop of the 4-hour cruise is Dong Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Cave), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave is adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites as well as colored lights, which transforms the scene into a fairytale palace. Another activity of Halong Bay 1 day tour you could expect during the cruise is the stop at Ba Hang Area, where you could either join the bamboo boat ride or kayaking for 40 minutes to feel the Bay closer. At about 4pm: Return to the harbor around and we will stop for one break in the middle of the way so you have a chance to go to the restroom or have a drink. Transfer back hotel Free and Easy time *Dinner on your own Overnight at Hanoi City, Vietnam
Day 4 :
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, we will check out hotel and proceed to airport and fly to Danang City (a Central Vietnam city). Upon arrival, you will be picked up by local English Speaking Guide transfer to restaurant for lunch. After lunch, we depart to visit Marble Mountain with natural elements of water, fire, earth, wood and metal. Then, we will pass by and enjoy the beauty of modern Dragon Bridge and Love Lock Bridge as the famous symbols of Da Nang city. After that, we will go to Son Tra Peninsula to visit Linh Ung Pagoda and admire the Buddha Statute which is the highest statue in Vietnam of 62 meters. Transfer to hotel for your check – in procedure. Free and easy time *Dinner is on your own Overnight at Danang City, Vietnam
Day 5 :
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, our tour guide will pick up at hotel to depart for Ba Na Hills - 20 km away from Danang downtown, Sun World Ba Na Hills is the most significant resort and recreational complex of Vietnam. At the height of 1,487 m from the sea level, Sun World Ba Na Hills is called the “Heaven on Earth” owing to its spectacular climate and otherworldly natural landscape. Revel yourselves in the typical rotation of four seasons in a single day and numerous festivities, recreations and relaxation and cuisine. You will also enjoy the world record breaking cable car up and down from Ba Na Hill! 12:00pm Have lunch (International Buffet) on Ba Na Hill. After lunch, enjoy the panoramic views such as the French Village, the famous Golden Bridge, just to name a few. And experience complimentary activities at the indoor game zone, The Fantasy Park and The Jurassic Park at Ba Na Hill. 03:30 pm: Gather to return to Danang and proceed to Hoi An ancient town - another UNESCO site. Hoi An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shop houses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda. And do not forget to take many memorable pictures during evening when the famous Hoi An lanterns all lit up. Freely enjoy local specialties as dinner on your own Transfer back hotel. Overnight at Danang City, Vietnam
Day 6 :
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we will check out the hotel and proceed to the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City (the largest city in Vietnam). Upon arrival, you will be picked up by a local English Speaking Guide and proceed to the hotel for your check-in. Free and Easy time to relax and discover the nightlife of the city *Meals are at your own expense Overnight at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Day 7 :
Breakfast at the hotel. At about 8 am, we depart for Cu Chi tunnels from Hotel. Around 9:30 AM arrive at Cu Chi tunnels, and view a short video film and presentation about Cu Chi tunnels, before trying a real experience with the world’s well-known tunnels. After that travelers can try delicious manioc which is the main food in Cu Chi during the war. For those interested, there is an opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range (optional) Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we part to visit the War Remnants Museum - originally opened in September 1975, it displays old military equipment and other related items from Vietnam War. We continue to visit the Reunification Palace, formerly known as the Presidential Palace which was the sight of South Vietnam's surrender in April 1975. Then, walk down to see Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office which are beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period. 6:30 pm: Back to Hotel. Free and Easy. *Dinner at your own Overnight at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Day 8 :
Have breakfast at the hotel. Relax time in Ho Chi Minh until transfer to the airport for the flight back home. See you again