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Highlights of 11 Day Vietnam Holidays
Cruise Halong bay through 1969 naturally shaped limestone karsts on a traditional wooden boat and walk the streets of imperial capitals. From bustling Hanoi, fascinating Halong Bay, historical imperial capital of Hue and the charms of ancient Hoian town to vibrant Mekong delta Vietnam. Experience 11 day jam-packed tour in Vietnam with all must-see highlights. The package still offers you plenty of time to do your own things.
Vietnam Itinerary 11days
Day 1: Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Day 3: Hanoi to Halong Bay(UNESCO Natural Heritage Site)
Day 4: Halong Bay to Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi - Hue(UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site)
Day 6: Hue - Hoian(UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site)
Day 7: Hoian Tour
Day 8: Hoian - Saigon
Day 9: Saigon Mekong River Tour
Day 10: Saigon - Cuchi Tunnels
Day 11: Saigon - Departure
You will be welcomed and picked by the tourguide of Deluxe Vietnam Tours. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Today, your Vietnam tour includes a visit to Van Mieu - also well-known as fascinating Temple of Literature, which dates back to 1070 and is dedicated to the cult of Confucius. Continue your Hanoi city tour with Ho Chi Minh complex with his Mausoleum, cottage and the presidental palace in beautiful botanic garden. You also can not miss Chua Mot Cot - "One Pillar Pagoda with unique buddhism architecture".
Your tour in Hanoi is followed with the infamous Hoa Lo Prison, which was nicknamed "Hanoi Hilton Hotel" by American prisoners of war. Then, take a leisure walk around beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake. Hoan Kiem means Restored Sword and closely linked to the legend of Le Loi hero, who asked the heavens for help in fighting the Chinese in 1418 A.D. The tour concludes with a cyclo ride through the Hanoi’s Old Quarter also known as “The 36 Streets” with a network of narrow alleys and shop houses. This is a perfect place to see the local life buying from Fish, Bamboo, fabrics, crafts to exotic medicines. Overnight in Hanoi city(Meals: B)
Boarding the deluxe traditional junk, sail through 3,000 strangely sculptured limestone islands rising up one after one from green water. Enjoy the panoramic view of the bay and explore amazing cave with unique beautiful limestone rock formations. Visit a fishing village with chance to see colorful local life activities. Sit back on wicker sun loungers at cruise's expansive wooden sundeck and enjoy your own drink in the spectacular vista during our passage into this magical bay. Your 2 Day Halong bay tour reviews as best of your 11 day Vietnam holiday(Meals: B/L)
Greet the new day with some Tai Chi exercises as the sun rises once more over the bay. Enjoy an elegant continental breakfast before boarding on a bamboo row boat to explore water tunnels and discover pristine coral reef in a scenic lagoon setting. Then, back to your cruise for the final lasting impression of Halong Bay while we cruise back to the pier. Drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Take a morning flight to Hue - UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites. Hueis the former Royal City under the Nguyen dynasties with 13 ruling Emperors. The sightseeings today includes the Old Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City. It is a vast complex built in 1800s with a 6‐mile wall and surrounding moat. Your guide will tell you its big differences with the Forbidden City in Beijing. Even destroyed through war, today you can still see many monuments to life. First of all, visit the Flag Tower and the imposing Ngo Mon Gate entrance to the complex. Then, followed by the spacious courtyard area visit the Dien Tho Palace, Thai Hoa Palace, Hall of Mandarins and see the original Nine Dynastic Urns. Free shopping in Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue(Meals: B)
Embarking on a dragon boat down Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda with an elegant seven-tiered octagonal tower. It is Hue’s most widely recognizable monument. Your holiday Vietnam continues with the most majestic mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, the most powrful ones of the Nguyen family. Planned by the Emperor and built shortly after his death, the tomb is opulent and exotic, and laid out in formal Chinese style.
Depart to Hoian with a stop at the dramatic Hai Van Pass and mix yourself with the spectacular views of curving beaches and clear blue South China Sea lagoons. This is the high dividing line between the climate zones of North and South Vietnam. On arrival, free to see Hoian, a picturesque riverside town. Previously know as Faifo, it was a major South East Asian port during the 17th‐19th centuries. You can find its special old-world retainings.
The 7th day of your holiday in Vietnam begins with a walking tour around the ancient town of Hoian. Your private guide will share the history of this ancient town while walking through its charming streets, visiting 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge and the nearby Sa Huynh Museum. The tour is followed with a visit to Tan Ky house and the Phuoc Lien assembly Hall, a 17th century Chinese pagoda. Stop at a Lantern making family to see them making the silk cloth for the lanterns before exploring the local makert with daily life. Free to discover Hoian on your own or relax at many cafes, art galleries or tailor made shops. Overnight in Hoian.
After breafast, drive to Danang airport to catch the flight to our modern metropolis: Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, enjoy an orientation tour through many bustling streets en route to the hotel. Your Saigon city tour includes such sites as Notre Dame Cathedral, the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, the Old Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
The program will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn ... It is so interesting to visit the handicraft village where you can see how they make some special products: making rice-net for spring-rolls, fish sauce & Soya sauce, cooking salt, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof...
The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. 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 catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta..
Lunch can be served at Ut Trinh home. After lunch, we can walk around and then we will enjoy some kinds of fruits when listening to the traditional music. One more thing to do in this trip is biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta..
|Prices quoted in USD nett per person.|
|Class||1 Person||2 Persons||3 - 6 Persons||8 - 12 Persons||Sgl supp|
|Best of Luxury 5star||5,866||3,373||3,197||2,990||1,419|
Vietnam Tour Excludes:
+ Daily expense
+ No drinks
+ Tips & gratuity to drive and guides
+ Personal travel & medical insurance
+ Other things not included in the programme
Vietnam tour Includes:
+ Private A/C luxury car/van/bus
+ Accommodation: twin-share
+ Entrance and sightseeing fees
+ English or French speaking guide
+ Great Vietnamese food as program
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