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Vietnam Delight

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – My Tho – Phan Thiet
From: $1247
  • Displayed mask souvenir in Hanoi
  • Sunbathing on deck of Halong cruise
  • in Ho Chi Minh City
  • New experience in My Tho - Mekong Delta
  • Walking between coconut lines in Mui Ne beach
  • Ke Ga - Mui Ne

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Overview
Tour Code: VNLX05
Vietnam is well-known for its historical and natural destinations. The ancient architectures and temples in Hanoi; the dramatic karst rising on blue ocean in Halong Bay - UNESCO World Natural Heritage; Cu Chi underground tunnels used in Vietnam war; a bustling Ho Chi Minh city or Mekong Delta known as home of orchards and rice fields and significant Mui Ne beach; each destination will be a window for you to explore Vietnam’s culture, history and nature.
Itinerary Day by Day


Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. Hanoi or “River-bound City” as its name literally means is Vietnam’s capital with a thousand-year-old history dating back to 1010. The city’s fascinating beauty which is characterized by unique cultural relics, ancient streets of antique houses, elegant French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and romantic lakes has made it one of the most charming cities of Asia.

Accommodation: Sofitel Plaza Hanoi Hotel in Hanoi




Morning, start a full day city tour beginning with Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh, the nation’s founder. At the complex, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where the nation’s founder’s body is preserved (closed on Monday, Friday and through October - November) and the rural style house on stilts where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked. Stop by one of Hanoi’s icons, the One Pillar Pagoda, built in the 11th Century in dedication to Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara or Buddha of Compassion and reminiscent of a lotus blossom rising from a pond. Continue to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars.

Afternoon, continue the tour to one of the following museums of choice namely the Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Vietnamese, the Museum of Revolution, the Museum of Military History and the Museum of Ethnology. Go to Hoan Kiem Lake, the center point of Hanoi whose name “The Return Sword Lake” originated from a legend of a sacred sword and home to a rare endangered giant turtle species and visit Ngoc Son Temple on the lake. Next, take a one-hour cycle tour of the Old Quarter of Hanoi with its ancient streets representing traditional trades from the past. Finish the tour at the Thang Long Opera Theatre with a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
Accommodation: Sofitel Plaza Hanoi Hotel in Hanoi




Morning pickup at 8:00 AM from your hotel for transfer to Halong Bay, which is about 160 km or 3.5-hour drive away. On the way, you will see some rural areas of the Red River Delta with plenty of chances to take photos of Vietnamese farmers working in paddy fields. Stop half way to visit a handicraft workshop of fine clothes and embroidered paintings. Arrive in Halong City at 11:30 AM and check in aboard the booked junk right after the welcome drink is served. Start cruising while having lunch on board and enjoy the mighty bay view. Halong Bay meaning Descending Dragon Bay in Vietnamese as legend has it that it was where a holly dragon landed down from sky. The bay, famous as one of the world’s wonders and heritage sites whose formation dates back 500 million years, consists of around 2,000 karst islands and islets scattered over an area of 1,553 km2. The bay cruise will continue with up close sighting of Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, a visit to Sung Sot Cave and swimming stop at Titov Beach. Relax to enjoy the bay view at sunset, have dinner after, go fishing at 09:00 PM and spend a night on board.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch/ Dinner
Accommodation: overnight on Paradise Luxury Cruises in Halong Bay




Today you will spend the day exploring the Surprise Cave area. Transfer by tender to the “Day Boat” and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s more secluded and untouched locales. Exact locations depend on tide conditions. Enjoy a leisurely day of kayaking and swimming. A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day. Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:15, board games and playing cards are available, massage services are available. Also at this time, when possible - depending on weather conditions, your crew will offer an excursion on a squid fishing boat.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch/ Dinner
Accommodation: overnight on Paradise Luxury Cruises in Halong Bay




Wake up at 06:30 AM and refresh your body and mind with a Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Tai Chi is an ancient internal martial art often practiced in soft and gracefully slow moves to enhance internal harmony and vitality. Have tea and coffee onboard before proceeding to Titov Islet or Soi Sim Island to trek and swim. Check out at 09:30, have a buffet brunch while cruising back to shore. Disembark at 11:00 AM to transfer to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi for flight to Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, welcome by our guide and transfer to Hue. Hotel check-in and time at leisure.

Meals: Brunch
Accommodation: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City




Morning, welcome by our guide and transfer to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. The tunnels in Cu Chi district, 75 km Northwest of downtown Ho Chi Minh City, which were once a major underground hideout and resistance base of Viet Cong forces during the two wars against the French and later on Americans. The tunnels, entirely hand-dug, formed a highly intricate labyrinth-like network of interlinked multilevel passageways at times stretched as far as the Cambodian border and totaling over 120 km in length. Its complexity is beyond imagination containing meeting rooms, kitchens, wells, clinics, schools, depots, trenches and emergency exits all aimed for guerrilla warfare. The tunnels were deep and strong enough to withstand destructive bombings and self-contained enough to outlast prolonged sieges.

Afternoon, take a sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City that includes the War Remnants Museum, which features a comprehensive collection of the machinery, weapons, photos, and documentation of Vietnam War with the both the French and Americans, former Presidential Palace and Ben Thanh market. 

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
Accommodation: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City




Morning, travel by road to the Mekong Delta, the world’s largest delta and Vietnam's largest rice bowl. On arrival in My Tho City, capital of Tieng Giang Provine, embark on a boat and navigate through intricate canals while observing the local daily life up close as well as the landscape of waterways and lush islands. Land on the Unicorn Island to enjoy wandering through verdant orchards, tasting fresh fruits and listening to some Southern style traditional music. Move on to the second delta province, Ben Tre, where you will watch local villagers make coconut candy in a rural workshop, walk around briefly and try riding a horse-pulled carriage. More cruising to some bee-keeping households to taste fresh homegrown honey and honey tea. Go back Ho Chi Minh City and spend time at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
Accommodation: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City




Morning, free at leisure until youtransfer to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for a flight to Phan Thiet city/ Mui Ne beach.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Cliff Resort & Residences in Mui Ne




Morning, you are free at leisure to take sunbathing on Mui Ne beach and swimming.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Cliff Resort & Residences in Mui Ne




Morning, you are free at leisure to take sunbathing on Mui Ne beach and swimming.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Cliff Resort & Residences in Mui Ne




Morning, you are free at leisure to take sunbathing on Mui Ne beach and swimming.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Cliff Resort & Residences in Mui Ne




Leisure time until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City for departure

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip
Our Recommended Add-on Programs & Trips
 Half Day Phan Thiet Tour (PT-H01)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 108 54 41 34

Our private car will pick you up at hotel lobby to Phan Thiet fishing port. Here you will witness the trade activities that fresh seafood is be crowded at Con Cha fish market. Continue visit some of famous places in Phan Thiet, such as: The Ho Chi Minh museum, Duc Thanh school, Quan Thanh temple (Ong Pagoda). The Van Thuy Tu temple where the largest Whale skeletion in Vietnam is showcased . After visiting, back to your hotel, on the road we stop at: Phi Long sand painting, Prince’s castle (Lau Ong Hoang) and the renowned Poshanu Cham towers. Tour end for your free time.

Included: A/c car, sampan, lifebouy, entrance fee, hat, bottled water, cool handkerchief, English speaking guide and insurance fee

 Sunrise or Sunset Tour at Mui Ne Sand Dune (PT-H03)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 115 58 41 33

Early morning or late afternoon is the best time for this type of tour. The Jeep car pick you up at the hotel then transfer to Mui Ne. The first destination is Mune wharlf where hundreds of the large and small boat of fishman after they return for catching seefood. After that ,the Jeep continue bring you to the red sand dune in Mui Ne, you can go walking to conquer them, participant the jolly sand sieds and keep your wonderful moment through photographs. On the way transfer back, we visit Fairy Stream and the unique and only wine catlse in Vietnam.

Included: Jeep (2-3pax/jeep), hat, bottled water, cool handkerchief, English speaking guide and insurance fee

 Full Day Cham Tower & Traditional Handicraft Excursion (PT-F01)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 175 87 67 51

About 7.30 am, the car will waiting for you at the hotel lobby. Distance from Phan Thiet 150km to the North, Phan Rang – Thap Cham is the famous place with ancient Cham Towers and traditional handicraft villages of Cham People. We visit traditional weaving village My Nghiep and the famous ceramic village Bau Truc of Cham People. Going to Poklong Garai tower, group of the most beautiful ancient Cham tower of Vietnam. It’s the top of Cham Architecture and sculpture. Lunch served at noon time. Then relaxation, swimming or fishing at Ca Na Beach. It’s the famous of sea travel place in the middle of Vietnam. The car bring you back to hotel in the most beautiful way of Binh Thuan Province. Tour end.

Included: A/c car, entrance fee, lunch, bottled water, cool handker-chief, English Speaking guide and insurance fee

Hotels Used in This Tour
Sofitel Plaza Hanoi HotelHanoi: Sofitel Plaza Hanoi Hotel 

Address: 1 Thanh Nien street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi

Description: Situated in between two lakes & the Red river, the 273 luxury rooms hotel is located within walking distance to all of the city cultural attractions & only 5 minutes away from the Old Quarter. Offering the comfort of Sofitel MyBed, the luxurious French bathroom amenity, complimentary WiFi, two fine dining restaurants, two chic bars, all-weather swimming pool & conference facilities up to 500 persons, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi has always been among the top choices for luxury hotels in Hanoi. With stunning views of the city, the comfort of Sofitel "MyBed" and two fine restaurants and chic bars, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi is a magnificient experience for travellers visiting Hanoi.




Halong Bay: Paradise Luxury Cruises

Hanoi Office: Unit 8&9, Floor 3, International Center, 17 Ngo Quyen Str., Hanoi, Vietnam

Description: Paradise Luxury was built according to the traditional Vietnamese junk design and present a lavish outfit blending in subtle harmony with the natural environment. Each vessel features a stylish restaurant and bar for an exclusive dining experience on the third deck. The top deck serves as a perfect place to enjoy lingering in the sunshine and discovering the splendid beauty of Halong bay with a 360 view, thus promising unforgettable and thoroughly relaxing moments.



Saigon Renaissance Riverside Saigon HotelHo Chi Minh City: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon or similar

Address:
8 - 15 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Description:
Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon is a conveniently located, riverside Ho Chi Minh City hotel offering warm hospitality, first-class amenities and panoramic river views in the heart of Saigon's business and entertainment district. Famous landmarks, such as the Reunification Palace and the Saigon Opera House, along with numerous sellers of Vietnamese arts and crafts, are within walking distance of our Saigon riverside hotel. Guests can take a dip in our rooftop pool or relax at our sun-soaked poolside terrace after a busy day of meetings or sightseeing. 


The cliff resort & spa mui ne phan thietMui Ne: The Cliff Resort & Residences or similar

Address: 5 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ham Tien/Mui Ne, Phan Thiet, Binh Thuan province, Vietnam

Description: Renovated in , the The Cliff Resort and Residences guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Phan Thiet for business or pleasure. Only away, this 4.5-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

The facilities and services provided by The Cliff Resort and Residences ensure a pleasant stay for guests. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy car park, Wi-Fi in public areas, tours, 24-hour room service, luggage storage.

Step into one of 126 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as bathtub, coffee/tea maker, non smoking rooms, bathrobes, microwave which can be found in some rooms. The complete list of recreational facilities is available at the hotel, including fitness center, pool (kids), karaoke, billiards, sauna. Whatever your reason for visiting Phan Thiet, the The Cliff Resort and Residences is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.
Service Details During the Trip
SPECIAL OFFER
- [Free] Mineral water is available.
- [Free] Vietnam visa approval letter on arrival
- Free] Vietnam Traditional Gift
 
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To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

We also can arrange facilities for the disabled (upon on request)




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We will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customers. Menu is also carefully selected by us with attentions to details to ensure you try different flavor food every meal. We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. If you do not like it, please tell us. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of our local tour guide, he/she will be very helpful.


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