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Saigon Hanoi Vietnam Trip 12 day

Saigon Hanoi Vietnam trip 12 day

Saigon Hanoi Vietnam trip 12 day is a vacation planned to start in Ho Chi Minh city from where travelers have chance to go for an excursion to visit Cu Chi tunnels via speedboat, after, we then continue visiting Delta of Mekong in Vinh Long before flying to Hue in central Vietnam where the trip continue to Da Nang and Hoi An.

Next, we fly to Hanoi via Da Nang and start the journey in mesmerizing northern Vietnam, we continue to Hanoi for a sightseeing visiting remarkable tourist sites then drive to Halong where we have 2 day and 1 night to spend on board the Halong Bay cruise

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city arrival

Welcome to Vietnam, arrival and transfer to your hotel for check in and relaxing. in the afternoon we will take you on a half day city tour to visit Notre Dame Cathedral, War remnant museum and the famous Ben Thanh market, Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 2: Cu Chi tunnels by speedboat ( B/L/-)

Travel to famous Cu Chi tunnels on a speedboat, Observe life along the riverbanks, see houses on stilts or water buffalo on farm. Disembark at Cu Chi and follow your guide through the historic site, now a war memorial that features the impressive labyrinth of tunnels dug by Viet Cong guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War. You can even slip into one of the narrow passageways to imagine how the supply routes and communications, hospitals, and food and weapons caches were operated underground. After experiencing the tunnels, enjoy a lunch on traditional Vietnamese riverside restaurant.

Day 3: Excursion to Vinh Long in Mekong Delta (B/L/-)

Drive to Cai Be where you will be visiting colorful floating market while cruising through the local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Then, a stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn and more.
The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside through the coconut waterways. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they fishing.
Lunch can be served at Ut Trinh home. After lunch we enjoy traditional music performance, also we can take a cycling through the country side to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta. The cruise will end at Vinh Long city from where you will be driving back to Saigon

Day 4: Flight to Hue (B/L/-)

Transfer to the airport to take a flight to Hue, arrive, pick up and transfer to hotel, short rest after we visit Imperial Citadel, the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum and the Mausoleum of Tu Duc before lunch time. if time permits we visit visit Ho Quyen, where duels between elephants and tigers were arranged in bygone days. Overnight in Hue

Day 5: A day visiting Hue (B/L/-)

Take a boat trip along the Perfume River to visit famous Thien Mu pagoda. Continue to visit the Khai Dinh tomb as well as visit of conical hat village in Hue, and Nha Vuon (garden house). Overnight stay in Hue

Day 6: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B/L/-)

After breakfast we drive south along a beautiful stretch of coastline over the scenic Hai Van Pass to reach to Hoi An. upon arrival; enjoy a walking tour of this charming traditional town now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, your visit including: the Chinese Assembly Halls, the Japanese Covered Bridge , the Phuc Kien Pagoda and the Tan Ky House. Then we will take boat cruise on Thu Bon river to visit the Thanh Ha, the ceramic et pottery village. Learn how to make the beautiful jars, Return to hotel. Overnight in Hoi An

Day 7: Hoi An – Tra Que Village –My Son(B/L/-)

Tra Que – a little charming village lies on the edge of Hoi An. Enjoy the cooking class conducted by the host with local “Tam Huu” spring roll which is primarily made from Tra Que vegetables or pancake with meat ( Banh xeo ) which is made with the enlivenment.
In the morning: Experience half day living and working with the local people at the Tra Que vegetable village where you will have a chance to discover the daily life of the local farmers.
After lunch, we continue v the trip and we drive to visit My Son sanctuary, a site that is a luster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and the 14th century AD by the kings of Champa (Chiêm Thành in Vietnamese) the temples are dedicated to the worship of the god Shiva, known under various local names, the most important of which is “Bhadresvara.” After visiting, drive back to Hoi An

Day 8: Da Nang- Hanoi (B/-/-)

Transfer to airport to take a short flight to Hanoi, arrive and cehck in and in the afternoon we will explore Hanoi on a half day walking around old quarter, visiting Ngoc Son temple, and cultural show called water puppet. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 9: Hanoi – Hoa Lu Trang An – Hanoi(B/L/-)

Drive to Ninh Binh, upon arrival in Hoa Lu, we visit the acient capital and the remaining two temples of Dinh King & Le King). After lunch, take the amazing boat trip to Trang An grottoes .
4:00pm leave Trang An and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at 6:30pm.Overnight in Hanoi

Day 10: Hanoi– Halong Bay Cruise(B/L/D)

Drive to Halong Bay for an about 4 hours, arrive and embark on a board the cruise, serve seafood lunch time while sailing the magnificent Bay, there are different activities arranged by the cruise crew, we will enjoy swimming at Ti Top Island in the late afternoon, tonight enjoy the fishing from the lower deck and or enjoy the happy hour. Overnight on board

Day 11: Halong – Hanoi (B/L/-)

Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck, after, enjoy the delicious breakfast on board, then, enjoy the Kayaking, after lunch we depart the Halong Bay and drive back to Hanoi, arrive and enjoy water puppet theatre. Overnight in Hanoi

Day12: Hanoi – Departure

Services for Saigon Hanoi Vietnam trip 12 day

  • Transportation on private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in double/twin shared basic with daily breakfast
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • Halong Bay Cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water / 1 per day / person
  • Free Visa approval letter
Hotels for this tour

Economy Hotels 3 *

  • Hanoi: Conifer hotel/ Classic room
  • Halong Bay: Swan cruise/Deluxe cabin
  • Hue city: Newstar hotel/ Superior room
  • Hoi An: Thuy Duong 3/Superior
  • Ho Chi Minh: Elios/Superior
  • Can tho: Saigon- Can Tho/Premium

Note: Hotels are subject to change and availability and might be replaces by similar options

Deluxe Hotels 4 *

  • Hanoi: Tirant/ Superior room
  • Halong Bay: Pelican/Deluxe cabin
  • Hue city: Mondial hotel/ Superior room
  • Hoi An: Vinh Hung riverside/Superior
  • Ho Chi Minh: Paragon/Premium
  • Can Tho: TTC/Deluxe

Note: Hotels are subject to change and availability and might be replaces by similar options

Luxury Hotels 5 *

  • Hanoi:Melia/ Deluxe room
  • Halong Bay: Starlight/ Deluxe
  • Hue city: Imperial hotel/ Superior room
  • Hoi An: Vinh Hung riverside/Superior
  • Ho Chi Minh: Paragon/Premium
  • Can Tho: Victoria Can Tho/ Superior

Note: Hotels are subject to change and availability and might be replaces by similar options

Hotel OptionsPrice per 2 personPrice per 4 personPrice per 6 person
3 Star Economy Hotels
4 Star Deluxe Hotels
4 Star Luxury Hotels

Prices are quoted per person in US$ and valid throughout 2016 except during Christmas and Vietnam Lunar New Year


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