Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
At Hanoi Airport, our guide will greet and accompany you to your hotel. Dinner and night at a hotel in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi
In the morning you will visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and the Temple of Literature, the first national university in Vietnam built in 1076.
In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Ethnology to discover a little about the 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam. In the evening you may enjoy the water puppet show. Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
Drive to Ha Long city for about 3 hours. Transfer to Deluxe Junk, lunch with fresh seafood. Start a 4 hours cruise into Ha Long Bay to see the amazing karsts with different forms, floating fishing village.
Afterwards, take a smaller boat to the kayaking area where you will be given a lesson on safety and paddling by our expert guide. Then visit Luon cave, enjoy swimming, sun bathing at Ti Top beach. Overnight on the boat
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
Enjoy the sunrise, have breakfast before discover Surprise Cave with its great views, and on the next island see the yawning mouth of Bo Nau Cave. En route the junk weaves through strange-shaped rock formations that invite comparisons from fighting cocks to dragons and even General de Gaulle’s nose. You will return to Hanoi at 16h00. Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi - Hue
Take a morning flight to Hue and check in at your hotel. Thereafter, you can turn back to the ancient imperial city of Hue. You will absorb the greatness of Imperial Citadel and then be overwhelmed by the solemn ambiance at Tu Duc’s Grave in the imperial city’s complex. Overnight at a hotel in Hue
Day 5: Hue - Hoi An
Start a new day with a boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Linh Mu Pagoda and Ming Mang’s Grave. Then leave Hue for Hoi An, on the way, make a stop-over at Long Co Beach which offers a wonderful white beach and water as clean as crystal. Spectacular panorama of mountains and green valley at Hai Van pass, another stopover.
Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An city tour
Make an extensive excursion in Hoi An city which used to be an international trading town, offering a peaceful and inviting atmosphere. The sightseeing tour will lead you to experience the ancient town including Chinese Pagoda, Japanese bridge, Tan Ky old town. Then free time for shopping. Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An
Day 7: Hoi An – Archeological Sanctuary My Son
Drive to My Son, one of the five sites in Vietnam to be selected as the cultural world heritages by UNESCO. My Son was a religious sanctuary of the Champa Kingdom from the 4th century to the 14th century. Many temples and towers were built here and dedicated to the Kings and Buddhist divinities. You will visit and appreciate one of the holy temples on the site.
Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An - Da Nang - Hanoi
In the morning, leave for Da Nang, there you will visit Marble Mountain, Cham Museum. You will discover the excellent artworks and sculptures of Cham culture; there are now over 300 pieces which are all original works. Then fly back to Hanoi. Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi-Departure
Enjoy your last minutes shopping in Hanoi before departure.
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All accommodation based on twin share
Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
All transfers/ transport
Entrance fees and permits during guided time
English/French speaking guide during guide
Boat cruises in Halong bay, Perfume River.
Visas and visa fees
Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry