Impressions of Vietnam 9 Days / 8 Nights
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Impressions of Vietnam 9 Days / 8 Nights


Duration:   9 Days / 8 Nights
Prices: Contact us
Start Date: Upon Request
Depart From: Hanoi
Destination(s) to visit: Hanoi - Hue -Hoi An- Saigon - Mekong Delta
Tour Code: ATI363
Tour description:

9 days in Vietnam - Tour Vietnam 9 days

Tour Program:

Impressions of Vietnam is inspired by the many unique sights and flavors Vietnam has to offer.Your one week journey will take you from the South to North of Vietnam (or vice versa)visiting attractions and sights across the country. Special features of this tour include an experience aboard to see one of the Eighth Wonders of the world - Halong Bay; for thosehistorically intrigued, this tour will take you to explore the ancient capital of Hue, ancient town of Hoian and for the culturally inclined, you will witness first hand life at the floating market in Mekong Delta.

Discover the rich culture of great cities as well as to explore the diversifying landscape of Vietnam.8 days trip, easy grade, 6 nights deluxe hotels, 1 night onboard boat in Halong bay


 

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival    

 

Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi), you are met and greeted by our local tour guide and transferred to your hotel in the centre of Hanoi. Free on the rest of the day for re-fresh. 

Overnight in Hanoi

 

Day 2: Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi  (B/L/)

 

After breakfast, cross the Red River towards Ha Long. The three-hours-drive stops en route at Hong Ngoc Centre, where we will have time for a drink and see local people manufacturing different kinds of handicrafts. Reach Ha Long, board a junk for a fantastic cruise through Ha Long Bay (approx. 5 hours). We will enjoy lunch with fresh catched seafood while having a cool drink before leaving the boat to see the Heavenly Palace Cave and Driftwood cave, one of the highlights around the bay.

Return to Hanoi in late afternoon for dinner and overnight

 

Day 3: Hanoi City  (B/L/)

 

Spend your full day for Hanoi city tour. You will visit the historical Temple of Literature, called “Le Pagoda des Corbeaux” by the French, because of the huge flocks of crows gathering in the mango trees near the entrance. Ho Chi Minh complex with Ho Chi Minh House-on-stilt, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One Pillar Pagoda. After lunch, visit the Ethnology Museum and enjoy a cyclo ride to the Hanoi Old Quarter. Here many tiny streets join to sell a huge diversity of products.  In the old days, each street bore the name of the product sold - “Shoe Street,” “Noodle Street,” and the like. Today, the streets sometimes sell a variety of items, but often the names are accurate. The Old Quarter also houses some of the most interesting art galleries and fashion houses. Leaving the cyclo tour, you will walk around Hoan Kiem Lake in the middle of the city and visit Ngoc Son pagoda. Continuing attend a performance of the Hanoi Water Puppets .It may be a bit touristy, but it is fun and gives you a good sense of Vietnamese mythology.

Have dinner and overnight in Hanoi

 

Day 4: Hanoi - Hue   (B/L/)

 

After breakfast, our taxi will pick up and transferred to the airport for a short flight to Hue. Upon arrival, the guide will meet you and bring you to your hotel. After check-in you will have a short break before we head on to the see the Imperial City, an impressive complex, first built in 17th century based on the ancient practice of geomancy. You also visit Khai Dinh tomb and the Dong Ba market.

Overnight in Hue

 

Day 5: Hue - Hoi An    (B/L/)

 

This morning - Thien Mu pagoda, which is located on the southwest bank of the river, is a memorial to these demonstrations. Here we find the car that took the senior Buddhist monk, Quang Duc, to Saigon, where he immolated himself. The car, a British Austin, is memorialized as a holy sight. Continue to Hoi An. En route we will have a stop in Lang Co, where we have a short break. Lunch optional.

Afternoon, you  will visit Hoian ancient town with it’s the Japanese Bridge pagoda, the different Chinese Assembly Halls and old pagodas and especially old houses.

Overnight in Hoi An

 

Day 6: Hoi An - Saigon   (B/L/)  

 

Hoi An is also a wonderful town to shop for silk and cotton cloth, especially fast tailor-made clothing. The morning is free to browse for souvenirs in Hoi An or perhaps hire a bicycle to ride to the nearby Cua Dai Beach.

In the afternoon, you will have a short drive to Da Nang airport and take a flight to Saigon, the Metropole of the South where we will visit the Re Unification Palace, Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral and Ben Thanh market.

Overnight in Saigon

 

Day 7: Excursion to Mekong Delta  (B/L/)

 

Depart from the hotel and drive southwards to the Vinh Long Province, which is situated between two branches of the downstream Mekong river. On arrival, you enjoy a boat trip along the river’s narrow waterways, overhung with dense vegetation. We will have the opportunity to try exotic fruits in one of the many orchards. For lunch (optional) we will serve you the local delicacy - an Elephant’s-Ear fish. We continue with a visit to the Cai Be floating market before driving back to Saigon.

 

Day 8: Half day to Cu Chi Tunnels  (B/L/)

 

After breakfast you leave for Cu Chi which is located about 75 km northwest of Saigon. The tunnels were part of an underground network that was built by the Vietcong during the American War. It reached from the southern tip of the Ho Chi Minh trail near the Cambodian border to the Saigon River. You will have the opportunity to creep into a tunnel to experience how the Vietcong lived and fought during this time. Return back to Saigon about lunch time. The afternoon is at leisure to stroll around the city or shop on the Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Saigon

 

Day 9: Saigon Departure   (B)

 

Free at leisure in Saigon until time being transferred to the airport for onward flight or extension.

 

We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations

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Price per person in USD in the party of

01 Jun 2009 - 30 Jun 2010

2p 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-12p Sql
Standard 2* 1058 988 948 900 948  

Superior  3*

1248

1200

1168

1118

1000

 

First Class  4*

1498

1468

1418

1388

1338

 

Deluxe   5*

1789

17026

1658

1608

1576

 

Accommodation Mid-range (3+*) Superior (4*) Deluxe (5*) Premium (5+*)
Hanoi hotels Boss Hotel,Hoa Binh, Majestic Salute Sunway, Guoman Sofitel Plaza, Melia, Horison,  Sofitel Metropole
Sapa hotels Royal, Chau Long Bamboo Victoria Sapa Victoria Sapa
Quang Binh Hotels Sun Spa Resort Sun Spa Resort Sun Spa Resort Sun Spa Resort
Hue hotels Asia Hue, Heritage Hue Huong Giang,  Riverside Saigon Morin La Residence
Hoi an hotels Hoi An Pacific,  Hoi An Hotel Vinh Hung, Hoi An Beach Life Resort,  Golden Sand Victoria Hoi An
Nha Trang Hotels Green Hotel, Hai Yen Hotel Nha Trang Lodge, Yasaka Sunrise Beach, Vinpearl Resort Ana Mandara
Sagon Hotels Palace, Metropole  Majestic, Rex, Grand Duxton, New World, Legend Caravelle, Sofitel Plaza
Can Tho hotels Saigon Can Tho Golf Can Tho Victoria Can Tho Victoria Can Tho

    Tour Vietnam 9 days - 9 days in Vietnam
    Note:
    Tour Prices(Price per person and in US$)

    Impressions of Vietnam 9 Days / 8 Nights

    Includes:
    • Accommodation (double/twin sharing) .
    • Private pick up and transfer (A/C van)
    • English/French speaking tour guide
    •  Meals specified in tour program ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner )
    •  All Internal/domestic air tickets per program
    •  Boat trips specified the tour program 
    •  All entrance, permission and visiting fees 
    Excludes:
    • Visa to Vietnam (Request) 
    •  Departure airport tax
    •  Meals which do not specify in the program .
    •  Personal travel insurance
    •  International flights to and from Vietnam
    •  All personal expenses
    •  All gratuities and tips to driver and tour guide
    •  Everything not mentioned above in the detailed itinerary 

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