TOUR CODE: AAVN-08 with overnight on the Junk Cruise in Halong Bay
DAY 01 ARRIVE HANOI
Arrive Noi Bai Airport. Private Transfer with guide to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02 HANOI – city tour(B) join group tour included lunch
8:00 We pick you up from your hotel take you to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969. You’ll also the Ho Chi Minh Museum where you can learn about this remarkable man and what he did for Vietnam and the world..
9.30: you’ll visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake.
After that, you’ll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of west lake. From there, it’s onto the Temple of literature, which was Viet nam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
12.30: you have lunch at a restaurant in the Old Quarter. Afterwards, you’ll visit Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart and soul of Hanoi.
Finally, You’ ll stop in at MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY.This superb museum showcases the depth of Vietnamese cultural diversity with an astounding collection of 15,000 artifacts gathered from throughout Vietnam. Maps, displays and dioramas are labelled in Vietnamese, French and English.Displays portray a typical village market, the making of comical hats and a Tay shamanic ceremony; videos show the real thing. You can also check out a traditional Black Thai house reconstructed in the museum. There's also a centre for research and conservation where scientists from all over the world study traditional Vietnamese cultures.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D) join group cruise with fullboard
Day 04 HALONG- HANOI (B/L)
Wake to the sound of waves and seabirds, and see the beautiful sunrise with your new friends. Follow the custom if you dare, and begin the day with a dive into the clear waters of Halong Bay from your Cruiser's upper deck.
|7h45 - 8h10
||Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel for the 3 hours bus trip to Halong Bay.
||At Halong city, you will board your Party Cruise, check into your cabin and enjoy a real Vietnamese lunch while beginning your cruise through the fairy land of Halong Bay, passing by Stone Dog Islet, Floating Fishing Village, Incense Burner Islet, Fighting Cocks, and Swan Isle, Duck Islet…
|15h - 17h15
||Spend many hours on paddling through the tunnel to explore a beautiful secluded lagoon before joining the games and competitions for prizes, on the ever-white near-by sandy beach. (SOI SIM Island)
||Reboard the Party Cruise, take a shower and enjoy aperitif of SUNSET PARTY with a free glass of best local wine and tropical fruit, soft music.
||Enjoy a specially prepared evening meal in a romantic atmosphere.
||Experience our multi-cultural music program, and join in the fun.
Trip finishes at around 16h30. Then private transfer with driver to airport for flight to Hue. On arrival, meet and transfer to hotel in Hue. Private transfer in Hue with guide.
DAY 05 HUE CITY TOUR (B-L) join group tour with lunch
Dept time : 8:00 AM ; Back time : 5:00 PM
Pick up you at your hotel at around 7:30 - 8:00 AM and then take a full day to discover Hue: visit Emperor Minh Mang's Mausoleum, Emperor Khai Dinh's Mausoleum, Performing Programs Of VO KINH VAN AN - Vietnam Traditional cungfu and Emperor Tu Duc ’s Mausoleums. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty, Hue museum of Royal Fine Arts and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River and do not miss the sunset on the river. ** Entrance fee 20usd/person not included
DAY 06 HUE-DANANG-HCMC
- Join group Bus from Hue to Hoian at 8:00 with stop on the way at Lang Co Beach and Marble Moutains, 12:00 arrive Hoian.
||Breakfast served with tea and coffee.
||Explore the most beautiful SURPRISING CAVE in Halong Bay.
||Pack your things, leave the cabin and pay the bills while the Party Cruise sails back to Halong Pier.
||Attend the COOKING CLASS and enjoy the last lunch on board and get back the bus to Hanoi.
||Tour ends at your hotel in Hanoi.
- By yourself Walking to visit Hoi An ancient town, the most famous World Culture Heritage in Vietnam, an ancient town dated back from 16th century. Visit Japanese Bridge, Phuoc Kien Temple, Quan Cong Temple, the Old House (Tran Family Chapel), Hoi An Museum and Hoi An market (entrance fee 8usd/person)
- 17:00 take a taxi by your own to Danang airport for flight to HCMC, on the way visit to Cham Museum of scupture. On arrival, private transfer to hotel in HCMC
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 07 HO CHI MINH CITY (B) join group tour not included lunch
Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi Tunnels 08:15 AM
Depart for Cao Dai Temple from TheSinhTourist office.
Around 10:00 AM arrive Cao Dai Temple, See the ornate temple of Caodaism and attend the fantastic mid-day service when the followers fill the hall wearing colored robes, a symbol of the extra combination of the Confucianism, Christianity, Taoism and Buddhism.
Around 12:30 PM: Have lunch at a restaurant near Cao Dai Temple (exclude).
Around 02:00 PM: After lunch arrive Cu Chi tunnels, view short video film and presentation about Cu Chi tunnels, before try a real experience with the world well known tunnels. After that travelers can try delicious manioc which is the main food in Cu Chi during the war. For those interested there is an opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range.
· Entrance fee $5 to Cu Chi tunnels not included.
DAY 08 HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE
Transfer to airport for departure. You can do the half day city tour as optional if time permit. END OF SERVICE
TOUR NAME: Vietnam Budget tour
TOUR CODE: AAVN-08 B
TOUR DURATION: 8 Days / 7 Nights
TOUR PRICE: 720