Day 01: Arrival in Hanoi
On arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel in town. O/N in Hanoi.
Day 02: Hanoi City tour
This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby, and the Old Quarter also known as the 36 streets and guilds. Also on the tour - the Lake of the Restored Sword and Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake with lovers street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple and the Ethnology Museum. In the evening enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show. O/N in Hanoi.
Day 03: Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay
Drive to Ha Long City, approximately 3 hours away. Once at Ha Long City you will board our private boat for a four-hour cruise of this stunning area, stopping along the way to visit one of the limestone caves in the area. As we cruise our boat staff will serve you a sumptuous local seafood lunch on boat. After 4 hour navigation we sail back to harbor and drive back to your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 04: Ha Noi - Hue
Transfer to airport and fly to the ancient Capital Hue. Meet and greet at Phu Bai airport and transfer to hotel in town. This afternoon we embark on a tour of Hue City including the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City , the Tu Duc's Tomb and the Dong Ba market. O/N in Hue.
Day 05: Hue - Da Nang - My Son - Hoi An
Board on a private boat for a cruise on the romantic Perfume River. This time we head out for the countryside. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded with ancient tombs of emperors past, and a visit to some of these tombs will be on the itinerary for today. The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day. Setting in converge of rivers, and gives you a great view on the Perfume River and surrounding area. From here we will cruise further to the ornate Minh Mang's tomb. Leave the world Heritage Hue to Hoian, We will travel over the Hai Van pass, stop in Danang for a visit to Cham Museum. Transfer to My Son to see the Cham structures before arriving in Hoian. Once in Hoi An we will check into our hotel and free at leisure. O/N in Hoian.
Day 06: Hoi An - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon)
After breakfast in hotel, a walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 year old Tam Ky ancestral house, the Japanese Bridge and Market . Transfer to Da Nang airport, fly to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) with pick up and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure in town. O/N in Saigon.
Day 07: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh city
Embark on an orientation city tour Saigon including The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Remnant War Museum. Following lunch we will drive to the Cu Chi tunnels to see the amazing tunnels of Vietcong during American War and then return to Saigon at around 18:00.
Day 08: Departure from Ho Chi Minh city
Free time till transfer to the airport for your flight home. End tour.
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