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Classical Vietnam Private tour – 12 Days


Day 1: Arrive Hanoi, transfer to hotel.  Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi. (D)

Day 2: Guided tour of Hanoi, see Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the one pillar pagoda, temple of literature.  After Lunch, visit the museum of Ethnology followed by a cycling & walking tour through the bustling old quarter. Later attend a water puppet show.  Overnight in Hanoi (B,L)

Day 3: Travel south to Hoa Lu. A temple tour is followed by a rowboat trip through the stunning scenery surrounded by Limestone Mountains. Overnight in Ninh Binh.  (B,L)

Day 4: Depart for Ha Long Bay, enjoy the wooden junk boat sail amongst the many islands in this tranquil emerald sea.  Lunch on board.  Explore the caves and enjoy the sunset.  Dinner and overnight on board.  (B,L,D)

Day 5: Explore some of the caves at Ha Long Bay before departing to Bac Ninh to learn about Vietnam history & culture. Visit Do temple, enjoy a traditional Quan Ho Folk music show. Transfer to airport for domestic flight to Da Nang city, transfer to Hoi An for overnight. (B,L)

Day 6: Tour of Hoi An, see the Japanese Bridge, Phuoc kien Pagoda, ancient house Tran Phu and Hoi An museum. After lunch walk through the old town, for some shopping or relax on the beach. Overnight in Hoi An

Day 7: Visit Cham museum and Marble Mountain. Cross the Hai Van Pass, to reach the city of Hue. See the forbidden citadel. Cruise on the Perfume River to the old Thien Mu Pagoda. Free time to explore the crowded market of Dong Ba or purchase local goods.  Overnight in Hue (B,L)

Day 8: Discover more of Hue, visit the impressive tombs of King Minh Mang and Tu Duc.  Transfer to airport for domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh city, formerly known as Saigon.  Check in at hotel in Ho Chi Minh for next 3 nights. (B,L)

Day 9: Visit the controversial War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame cathedral, post office & Ben Thanh market. Lunch drive to former guerilla base of the Cu Chi tunnels.  (B,L)

Day 10: Visit Vinh Long province.  Arrive at Cai Be for a motor boat visit of the floating market and experience how people exchange goods, fruit on their vessels. Cruise through small canals of the upper Mekong Delta. Visit An Binh island, visit an orchard, bonsai garden and tropical fruit garden.  See handmade local products and enjoy traditional folk music before transfer back (B,L)

Day 11: Transfer to Ho Chi Ming airport for departure. (B)  Or optional to extend this tour to visit  Siemp Reap Cambodia or Bangkok, Thailand. (ask for details)    B=Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner





Destination           Option 1  (3-4 star)           Option 2   (4 star)             Option 3   (4-5 Star)

Hanoi                    Meracus 2 hotel/3*           Lasiesta hotel/4*               Sheraton or Melia hotel/5*
Ninh Binh              Hoang Son Palace             Legend Ninh Binh/4*         Emeralda Resort/4*
Ha Long                 Syrena cruise/4*              Indochina Sails/4*             Indochina Sails/4*
Hue                       Moonlight hotel/3*+        Imperial hotel/5*                La Residence hotel/5*
Hoi An                   Ancient house resort/3*   Hoi An trails resort/4*        Palm Garden resort/5*
Ho Chi Minh           Paragon hotel/4*              Majestic hotel/5*              Sofitel Plaza/5*



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