Vietnam at glance – 7 days
You will visit the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh City, explore the legendary Cu Chi tunnels system with the unbreakable village in the Vietnam War, experiencing the authentic local life in the Mekong Delta and their trading on floating Market. Treat yourself after the long excursion with the cruise time on fabulous Ha Long Bay.
Tour Code: VNPT-09
Length: 7 days / 6 nights
Start From: Ho Chi Minh city
Tour Type: Vietnam Tour Packages
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city and arrival
Upon arrive at Tan San Nhat airport and be greeted by your local guide and driver who will transfer you to your hotel. Take an orientation tour of the city in the afternoon (if time permits). Enjoy a dinner cruise on the Saigon river. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ho Chi Minh
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour
Your breakfast is at your hotel. You will visit the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the war in April 1975, check out some classic French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Central Post Office, the Emperor Jade Pagoda and the War Remnants Museum. Your lunch’s at the local restaurant. In the afternoon, heading to Cu Chi to visit the legendary tunnels and shopping at Ben Thanh markets where everything is for sale. Staying overnight at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Cai Be floating markets
Your breakfast at the hotel. Then you will depart toCai Be, stopping on the way to take photos in Tan An town overlooking picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating markets and watch locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into small villages to visit an orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of a garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through a bonsai garden. Meet the driver in Vinh Long. Return to HCMC. Dinner at your expense. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh city – Ha Noi
Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport to board flight. You will be welcomed by your local guide and driver and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple and enjoy riding in a cyclo for 1 hour in the old quarter of Hanoi and its teeming streets filled with fascinating shops. Enjoy a water puppet show in the evening. Enjoy dinner at the Cha Ca La Vong restaurant. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ha Noi city.
Day 5: Ha Noi – Ha Long
After breakfast at your hotel, departing to Ha Long Bay through the Red River Delta. Board the Junk and enjoy a welcome drink on arrival, check in to your cabin. You will eat your seafood lunch served on board. Cruise on the Bay and enjoy beautiful views of this world natural heritage site with limestone cliffs growing up from the green tranquil water. See Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Islandand Sail Island. Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc Have dinner and relax in the quiet and calm of the Bay. Overnight on board.
Day 6: Ha Long – Ha Noi
Wake up and start your day with Tai-chi on the sun desk. Have breakfast, coffee, tea and pastries… for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape. Transferring by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat. Having lunch/brunch while cruising back to the pier. Returning to Ha Noi.You will stay overnight at your hotel in Ha Noi.
Day 6: Ha Noi – departure
Ater eating breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’sstilt house and One Pillar Pagoda. Continue on to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university and almost 1000 years old. Free leisure time until you transfer to the airport for your departure. End of services. Finish your Vietnam at glance tour.