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Vietnam From Halong Bay To Ho Chi Minh City

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This is the perfect journey for travelers who wants to discover the Vietnamese heritage, culture, wonders, local cuisine, and people. On the trip, you will take a bike ride of Hanoi's old Quarter to learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture, a night cruise in Halong Bay aboard a traditional Junk, see the sights of UNESCO world heritage-listed Hoi ...

This is the perfect journey for travelers who wants to discover the Vietnamese heritage, culture, wonders, local cuisine, and people. On the trip, you will take a bike ride of Hanoi's old Quarter to learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture, a night cruise in Halong Bay aboard a traditional Junk, see the sights of UNESCO world heritage-listed Hoi An on foot and explore the underground network of Cu Chi Tunnels. 

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    Food and drink
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    Meet locals
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local culture
    Local culture

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome To Hanoi

•  Upon arrival, a transfer will bring you to your downtown hotel• Take some time to unpack, relax, and to start exploring the Old Quarter of Hanoi!

Visited:
Hanoi

Day 2: Guided Morning Tour through Hanoi...

...  And a traditional Water Puppet Show!

Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, and museum of Ethnology on a guided morning tour!

Enjoy an hour-long bike ride winding through the narrow streets of the Old Quarter after lunch. 

• End the day with a traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese water puppets.

Note: the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed all day on Mondays and Fridays, as well as from 1st October to 30th November (approx.) for annual conservation.

Visited:
Hanoi

Day 3: Boat Trip On Halong Bay

Row, row, row your boat...

• Start your day with an 8:00 AM scenic drive to Halong Bay, a UNESCO world heritage.

• Take in the mesmerizing Red River Delta scenery and have a short break en-route.

• Visit a fishing village after lunch on a rustic rowing boat, meet the local people, and pass through the floating school and pearl farms.

End the day with a freshly prepared seafood dinner under the stars.


​Trip duration: 3h5 hours

Overnight on a traditional junk boat in Halong Bay  

Visited:
Red River Delta

Day 4: Flight To Danang and the Beautiful Lime Stone Cave!

• Enjoy an early morning swim or Taichi if the weather permits. 

• Take the opportunity and visit an ancient limestone cave on a guided tour!

 Enjoy a tasty brunch while cruising back to the main harbor pier.

 A private driver brings you to the Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi for a late afternoon flight to Danang.

• Upon arrival, a transfer brings you to your hotel in Hoi An. 


Overnight in Hoi An 

Visited:
Hanoi Da Nang Hoi An

Day 5: Guided Morning Walking Tour Of Hoi An

See the houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French, and European architecture.

• Meet your guide at 8.30 AM at the hotel, and begin the walking tour. 

• Enjoy some free time after your walking tour to wander around or go shopping.

• Lunch is served at a local restaurant: why not taste some local specialties? 

• Spend the rest of the day enjoying some free time, and do exactly what you feel like!

Overnight in Hoi An

Visited:
Hoi An

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City And Cu Chi Tunnels

• Transfer to Danang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

• Your local guide will drive to the astonishing Cu Chi Tunnels.

 Enjoy a light lunch in a local restaurant!

Discover the amazing network of underground tunnels, used by the Viet Cong during the War.

Head back to Ho Chi Minh City in the late afternoon.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City


Day 7: Flavors and Markets Of Ho Chi Minh City

Discover Ho Chi Minh lite the Locals

 Embark on a guided city tour, starting with the War Remnants and Reunification Palace. 

 After a tasty lunch in a local restaurant, continue with a Chinatown walking tour

 Discover the local daily life, and stop for a visit to Thien Hau Temple.

 Visit the amazing local Cholon and Binh Tay Market (or Ben Thanh market)!

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Visited:
Ho Chi Minh City

Day 8: Departure Day

• Free time until your transfer to Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat Airport for your departure flight.

We hope you have enjoyed your stay, and to see you again soon!

Visited:
Ho Chi Minh City

Hanoi Red River Delta Da Nang Hoi An Ho Chi Minh City Củ Chi

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,070 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax 4 Pax Single supplement
4-star hotels high season $1,060 $900 $270
4-star hotels low season $1,010 $860 $260

Included in price:

  • All pick-ups and transfers by private vehicles with experienced drivers
  • 6-night accommodation in Twin/Double share basis, and 1 night on a traditional junk in Halong Bay
  • Domestic flight ticket: Hanoi - Danang and Danang Ho Chi Minh City (economy class by Vietnam Airlines)
  • Experienced English speaking local guides and guide on the boat in Halong Bay
  • 6 lunches and 1 dinner as indicated in the programme
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • 1 hour cyclo ride & water puppet tickets
  • VAT and all other taxes
  • Breakfast

Not included in price:

  • Entry visa to Vietnam
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program
  • Travel Insurances

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