9 DAYS ESSENCE OF VIETNAM (FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH)(9 Days - RT P015)

From :
VND 14,467,000
(US$ 629)

Highlights

Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi tunnel - Da Nang city – Hoi An Ancient city – Hue Imperial city – Ha Noi

ITINERARY IN DETAIL

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL (B)

Pick-up and welcome at the airport with the transfer to your hotel. Take you quick look how busy of economic city on the way to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR (B, L)

8:00 We pick you up at your hotel to History Architectural with Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Post Office, The Reunification Palace; China town with Chinese temple and Chinese market. Have lunch at Vietnamese restaurant with tradition Vietnamese food. Continue to visit War Remnants Museum- the famous place with stories of the war, serious losses and scarified to get independence for mother land...
Emperor Jade Pagoda will be the next stop before coffee shop for you to taste Vietnamese strong coffee and experience Vietnamese Cuisine culture in locally atmosphere (cost by your own). Before the end of our tour (Approx: 16.00) we stop at Ben Thanh market, a very well-known place in the city.
After that we will drop you off to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 3: HO CHI MINH – DA NANG - HOI AN (B, L)

7:30 Pick up from your hotel, depart to North West direction of Sai Gon, after almost 2 hours, you can get Cu Chi Tunnel, where was named “the fatherland’s iron bulwark” in struggle for independence with over 200 km of underground tunnels. The trip will takes you back to old time to understand how hard of Cu Chi guerilla’s life during the war. On this interesting of Vietnamese history tour, you will have chance to shoot many kind of guns (AK47, M16, M60, M1…) on the shooting range (Optional).
After your lunch at the local restaurant, you will be transferred to Tan Son Nhat airport for a domestic flight to Da Nang. Once arrive at the Da Nang airport, we will meet our tour guide and then head to the hotel for check in. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 4: MY SON SANCTUARY & HOI AN ANCIENT CITY (B, L)

8:00 Your guide and car will meet you at your hotel for your drive through the beautiful countryside villages and towns en route to the ancient relics of My Son Sanctuary.
9:00 We arrive to the haunting sound of Cham music and stop to take in the vibrantly dressed dancers enjoying a traditional dance performance.
9:30 Your walking tour begins with a short ascent up to the Cham ruins. Walking along a track bordered by jungle. As we reach the top, the magnificent Cat’s Tooth mountain, which borders the ruins comes in to view and we progress on to one of many Cham sites where your guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial place for the Cham monarchs many centuries ago.
11:00 Visit the onsite museum of relics before returning to your car.
12:30 We stop for a local lunch in a local Vietnamese restaurant.
14:00 We then travel to the old town, where your guided walking tour of the UNESCO heritage town begins, visiting numerous places of interest including the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, museum and a private family ancient house. Following the narrow lanes lined with houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architecture.
16:00 After you board the Chic Boat for 2 hours, and as the sun begins to set, relax and feel the cool wind in your hair and watch the river life of local. Return to your hotel for a good night’s rest.
Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 5: HOI AN – DA NANG - HUE (B, L)

8:00 Guide and driver pick you up at your hotel. Then visit Da Nang city, the third international gateway of Viet Nam and a major seaport with magnificent beach.
8:30 Visit the Marble Mountain where you discover the mystic caves or climb the top of the mountains to get a panoramic view of the beach and the city. These five rocky outcrops are said to represent five natural elements, and are the source of many intriguing legends. They house temples and once even an army hospital!
10:30 Visit the Cham Museum in Da Nang, once center of the ancient Cham civilization. The Cham people left a legacy of excellent sculptures, now housed in the only museum of its kind in Da Nang, as they were pushed south by the advancing Vietnamese invaders. Close by Da Nang is My Khe Beach, immortalized for many from the U.S. TV show and still one of the most spectacular beaches in Asia.
11:30 Have lunch at a local restaurant in Da Nang. After that, take a 2-hour drive, arrive in Hue. We visit Imperial Citadel, which is a walled fortress and was intended to be a copy of Chinese Emperors’ Forbidden City in Beijing, China. After access the Ngo Mon Gate, we will take in the Purple Forbidden City. The Forbidden City was reserved for the Nguyen royal family from the 18th century until the mid-1900s. Unfortunately, American bombing in 1968 in response to a communist takeover of Hue flattened most of the city. Then we continue to visit the charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) located at the convergence of rivers, which makes it an ideal place for a great view of the Perfume River and surrounding area. Overnight at the hotel in Hue.

DAY 6: CITY HUE FULL DAY TOUR – HA NOI ARRIVAL (B, L)

8:00 Start your day to visit Khai Dinh Royal Tomb and Minh Mang Tomb, and see its graceful combination of Western and oriental architecture. After visiting Hue, transfer to Phu Bai airport for flight to Ha Noi. Upon arrival at Ha Noi check-in and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 7: HA NOI CITY TOUR (B, L)

8:30 Pick up for Hanoi City tour. You will visit: The Museum of Ethnology, Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton Prison), Temple of Literature, Passing Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum for photos and introduction, visit Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple and finally take the electric car trip go around Hanoi Old Quarter area.
16:30 Back to your hotel for refreshment. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 8: HANOI – HA LONG - OVERNIGHT ON TRADITIONAL JUNK (B, L, D) ( JOIN TOUR )

We leave Hanoi for a 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long city with a short break en route. There you’ll board a wooden junk to take you to the World Heritage area and then to an island beach. Weather permitting, there’s time to swim, relax or climb a hill for a view over the Bay’s remarkable seascape. From there, continue your cruise to visit a fishing village and have a closer look at local life with a rowboat or kayak. A multi-course, luxurious Vietnamese dinner is served on board. You’ll spend the night in a comfortable cabin of Traditional Vietnamese Junk.

DAY 9: HALONG BAY - HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

You’ll wake up in the fresh air of the bay with a light breakfast pastry and tea or coffee, you’ll dock to visit one of the most famous caves in the Bay. You’ll return to the junk for a delicious brunch buffet while cruising back to the dock around noon whereupon you’ll return to Hanoi.
16:30 Arrive in Noi Bai Airport for your departure flight.

 

  • Cu Chi tunnel
  • Da Nang city
  • Ha Noi
  • Ho Chi Minh city
  • Hoi An Ancient city
  • Hue Imperial city

The rates are net per person in half twin as follows

Quoted Hotels/Boutiques
based on the lowest room type
Validity : 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2019
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Ha Noi La Suite hotel– 3*
Vinh Hung Library hotel – 3*
Alba hotel – 3*
Milky way hotel - 3*
VND 35,029,000
(US$ 1523)
Per pax
VND 18,584,000
(US$ 808)
Per pax
VND 18,032,000
(US$ 784)
Per pax
VND 15,341,000
(US$ 667)
Per pax
VND 15,571,000
(US$ 677)
Per pax
VND 14,467,000
(US$ 629)
Per pax
No. of Children (Age 4 to 9) : No. of Kids (Age under 4) :
The Light hotel– 4*
Belle Maison hotel– 4*
Alba Spa hotel – 4*
Royal hotel – 4*
VND 39,514,000
(US$ 1718)
Per pax
VND 20,838,000
(US$ 906)
Per pax
VND 21,022,000
(US$ 914)
Per pax
VND 17,848,000
(US$ 776)
Per pax
VND 18,078,000
(US$ 786)
Per pax
VND 17,043,000
(US$ 741)
Per pax
No. of Children (Age 4 to 9) : No. of Kids (Age under 4) :
Hilton hotel– 5*
Lasiesta hotel– 5*
Indochina hotel– 5*
The Myst hotel– 5*
VND 51,336,000
(US$ 2232)
Per pax
VND 26,749,000
(US$ 1163)
Per pax
VND 28,888,000
(US$ 1256)
Per pax
VND 24,955,000
(US$ 1085)
Per pax
VND 25,185,000
(US$ 1095)
Per pax
VND 23,782,000
(US$ 1034)
Per pax
No. of Children (Age 4 to 9) : No. of Kids (Age under 4) :
Total price

INCLUSIVE OF:

  • Private Transportation: 2 paxs: 4 seats car; 3-6 paxs: 16 seats; 7-12 paxs: 29 seats
  • Meal as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • English speaking guide and services for all the tour mentioned above
  • Child 0-3 years old: free of charge, 4-9 years old: 50% adult rate, Above 9 years old: adult rate

EXCLUSIVE OF:

  • Visa stamp fee
  • International/domestic flights
  • Other meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Children’s Policy

  • Above 9 years old: Apply the same price as an adult.
  • From 4 to 9 years old: 50% of an adult tour price.
  • From 1 to 3 years old: Free of charge (only 1 child).
  • Please note the age of the child(ren) on Additional Information Form.
  • All children must be supervised by an adult at all times during the tour.
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