Vietnam classic from north to south

from $1999 per person

Highlights:

Cultural experience in Ha Noi

Cruise in Ha Long Bay

Old town of Hoi An

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Hue

History in Ho Chi Minh (former Saigon)

Floating market in the Mekong Delta

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Hanoi / Ho Chí Minh
  • Departure Time
    daily
  • Included
    Accommodation as described in program
    Airport Transfers
    Boat trips as described in program
    Daily breakfast in accommodation
    Domestic flights
    English speaking private tour guide
    Entrance fees & excursions as per tour program
    Handmade gifts
    Meals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)
    Mineral water during excursions
    private transfer in air conditioned car
    Travel insurance
1

Day | Welcome to Hà Nội

Upon arrival Hanoi's Noi Bai airport, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel. After check-in you can relax. Enjoy your first day in Hanoi strolling the old quarter and dining in a restaurant. Then spend the night in Hanoi.

(D)
2

Day | Hà Nội - sights of the Capital of Culture

After breakfast and a Vietnamese coffee, you will find out more about Ha Noi. The first stop is the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, which is known for honoring the national hero, President Ho Chi Minh. Not far away, visit a pagoda known for its unique lotus shape. Continue to the largest lake in Hanoi, West Lake, to enjoy the stunning scenery. The Temple of Literature, the oldest university in Vietnam, is the next destination. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Vietnamese Ethnology. Then return to the old district of Ha Noi to explore. At the end of the day you can look forward to the water puppet show. Overnight in Ha Noi

(B, L, D)
3

Day | Hà Nội - Hạ Long Bay - Bay of the 1600 islands

Today, leave the bustling city behind and embark on the scenic drive to Ha Long Bay. Here will embark on a cruise with an overnight stay on board. Once you start the journey, lunch will be served featuring fresh seafood. After lunch you can visit a cave, swim at Ti Top Beach or explore the bay on your own with a kayak. Afterwards, have dinner aboard while watching the sun go down. Then relax on the sundeck or watch a classic Vietnamese movie. Spend the night on board.

(B, L, D)
4

Day | Hạ Long Bay - Hà Nội - Huế

If you get up early, do Tai chi while you soak in the glow of the rising sun. After breakfast you can jump into the emerald green waters and swim, kayak, or relax on the sundeck. After lunch, you check out and are brought back to Ha Noi. From there you fly to Hue. Once there, meet your guide who will take you to your hotel. Spend the night in Hue.

(B, L, D)
5

Day | Imperial Citadel Huế

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Imperial Citadel in Hue, one of Vietnam's seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Continue to the Imperial Museum where you will find a gallery with a large antique collection highlighting Vietnam`s history. Then visit the Khai Dinh tomb. In the afternoon, take a boat trip on the Perfume River and visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Dong Ba Market and Minh Mạng Tomb.

(B, L, D)
6

Day | Huế - Đà Nẵng - Hội An

In the morning you will be transferred to Hoi An. Once there you can relax after checking in. In the afternoon, walk with your local guide over the Japanese Bridge, visit the Chinese boardrooms, various trading houses, pagodas, and stroll the Thu Bon River Market. The evening is free to explore the city with its cafes, restaurants and old houses on your own.

(B, L, D)
7

Day | Hội An - Đà Nẵng - Hồ Chí Minh

After breakfast, today's transfer will take you from Da Nang Airport to Ho Chi Minh. After a fortifying lunch in the former Saigon, you start sightseeing. First visit the former Palace of the President and the War Remnants Museum. Continue to the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral and the French-style central post office. You will also explore Ho Chi Minh's China Town. There you will see the huge Binh Tay Wholesale Market and the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda. Dinner and overnight will be in Ho Chi Minh.

(B, L, D)
8

Day | Hồ Chí Minh-Cu Chi Tunnel - Hồ Chí Minh

After breakfast, leave Ho Chi Minh and drive to Cu Chi Tunnel. They visit the famous underground system used during the Vietnam War. Here you will learn everything about the tunnels and can descend into them to explore. Afterwards we can taste hot tea and cassava, typical guerrilla food during the war. Then head back to Ho Chi Minh where you will spend the night.

(B, L, D)
9

Day | Hồ Chí Minh - Mekong Delta - floating market - Hồ Chí Minh

After breakfast, drive to the Mekong Delta. Once there, board a motorboat to get to the floating market. Then a row boat leads you through the small canals until you arrive at a large garden, where you can taste many tropical fruits. You will also see coconut sweets, crispy rice cakes and ceramics on this tour. Afterwards you cycle through a village to see the rural area. Alternatively, you can relax in a hammock. Then it's back to Ho Chi Minh to stay overnight.

(B, L, D)
10

Day | Hồ Chi Minh departure

You have free time until transfer to the airport for your flight home.

(B)

Itinerary

From Hanoi, over the Hạ Long Bay into the Mekong Delta.