- Halong - Hue - Hoi An - Danang - Hochiminh
- Mekong Delta
Vietnam Classic is truly a unique offering
– including a great journey to Vietnam’s
highlights : Saigon, the Mekong Delta,
Hue, Hoi An, Hanoi and Halong.
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi ( D )
Arrival in Hanoi in the afternoon, meet your guide and then transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Dinner host by Adventure tours Vietnam. Overnight Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (shouldn't be on a Monday) (B, L)
After breakfast, take a full day city tour in Hanoi - Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. The city tour includes such sights as the Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda. In the late afternoon visit the Museum of Ethnology, then take a one hour cyclo tour (Vietnamese rickshaw) to see the Lake of the Restored Sword and the Old Quarter. In the evening enjoy Water Puppet Show. Overnight Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Join group junk (B,L,D) private car with tour guide
08:00 – 08:30: Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in
Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.
12:30 – 13:00: Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.
13:00 – 15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai
Tu Long Bay.
15:30 – 16:30: You are free to choose one of the below options: Fishing village visit
Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.
16:30 – 17:30: Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.
17:30-19:00: Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with
Oriental Sails Chef
19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and
dancing activities are available till 22h00.
Overnight on board at Cong Do Area
Day 4: Halong - Hanoi (B,L) flight to Hue
06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising
toward Thien Canh Son Cave
09:00 – 09:30: Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
09:30 – 10:00: Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
10:00 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.
Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00.
12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi for flight to Hue. Pick up and transfer to hotel. Night in Hue.
Day 5: Hue tour (B, L)
Am : breakfast at hotel. 8h00 Boat trip to visit ThienMu Pagoda and Minh Mang tomb. Visit Imperial Citadel and Khai dinh tomb in the afternoon. The tour ends by shopping at Dongba Market. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoian (B, L)
Leave Hue for Danang. On arrival in Danang visit the Cham Museum, containing the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world. Continue to Hoi An. Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Overnight Hoi An
Day 7: Hoian - Danang - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (B, L)Flight
In the morning, take a walking tour of the ancient town:Visit Hoian: Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese. PhucKien Pagoda, Hoian Museum and Market.
Pm: Transfer to the Danang Airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Meet your guide and transfer to hotel upon arrival. Overnight Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh City City Tour (B, L)
A morning tour to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence. In the afternoon a city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals, takes in the former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, and the Thien Hau Pagoda in the city's bustling Chinatown. Overnight Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta (Ben Tre) - Ho Chi Minh City (B,L)
Enjoy a full day trip to the watery world of the Mekong Delta, just a couple of hours by road from the hustle and bustle of Saigon's streets. Take a boat trip to visit Thoi Son island, learn how to make coconut candy - a local traditional candy of Ben Tre. Continue with the carriage on the narrow village road to Mr. Tam Nen's garden, enjoy tea and honey-wine. Take a boat trip to Con Phung for lunch. Return to Saigon. Overnight Saigon.
Day 10: Depart Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Check out at 12h00. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Rate in USD per person - Validity until 30 Sep 2017 (Except 2- 4 Sep 2017 )
Tour Cost includes :
- Private A/C vehicle transfer with driver
- Hotel accommodation in twin sharing room with breakfast
- Sharing overnight junk in Halong bay with private twin room
- Sightseeing and entrance fee at all mentioned sites
- Englis or French speaking local guide
- Half board as stated in itinerary at local restaurant, Vietnamese food
- Boat trip
- 02 Domestic flights as program. Hanoi - Hue, Danang - Hochiminh city.
Tour Cost excludes :
-Personal expenses, Visa to Vietnam.
-Entrance fee for photo or video camera to the sites
-Others not mentioned in the price above
-Tips and gratitude for guide, porters and drivers
starts in Hanoi and ends in Hochiminh
indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) Vietnamese