Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights
Price from: $670
Vietnam Cheap Tours cover all spotlights of Vietnam from amazing discovery in Hanoi charming capital to scenic cruise in Mekong Delta via Saigon named "Pearl of Far East" during the Vietnam War, a collection of Unesco's World Heritage Sites such as incredible cruise in Halong Bay in 1994, wonderful pagodas and temples in Hue Imperial city in 1993, Hoian Old Town in 1999.
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue
Day 5: Hue Discovery
Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoian
Day 7: Hoian Walking Tour
Day 8: Hoian - Danang - Hochiminh
Day 9: Hochiminh - Mekong Delta - Homestay in Ben Tre
Day 10: Ben Tre - Hochiminh - Departure
Vietnam Cheap Tours package balances your value for money with highest quality of services. Affordable prices await you and family to discover Vietnam in 10 days.
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival (-/-/-)
Welcome to Hanoi capital, Vietnam !
You will be greeted and met by our local guide upon arrival at Hanoi International Airport, then transfer to the hotel for check in. Time at leisure. Accommodation in Hanoi. Check in time at 02:00 PM.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B/L/-)
Discover Hanoi at your space:
We start our discovery with Long Bien bridge built by French administration under colonial period which still is in use for train, motor bikes and bicycles, Opera, French colonial quarter and Hoa Lo central prison named "Hanoi Hilton" during the Vietnam War.
Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you can select one of the museums below for your preferences (Fine Arts Museum, Museum of History, Museum of Army, Museum of Women, Museum of Ethnology).
Then explore Cathedral Saint Joseph, Ba Da pagoda, Hoan Kiem lake and a short walk in Hanoi Old Quarter to observe the daily life of local people. Hanoi Old Quarter is the most bustling area all the time.
Attend a performance of water puppet show. Back to the hotel for refreshment. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
08:00AM depart for Halong bay, 160 km east of Hanoi, listed as World Heritage Area for its Outstanding beauty by UNESCO in 1994. Stop at handicraft center to see local products made by hand and have a coffee break on the way. Continue further to Halong Bay.
12:30 we board a traditional junk style to discover the 8th World Wonder where the movie "Indochine" was realized with Catherine Deneuve, French star in the 1990's. Lunch on boat with fresh seafood. It is time to relax on the deck through the most beautiful landscapes with more than 2,000 islands and limestone islets, rising from the emerald water. Visit a natural cave, the most picturesque grotto in the bay. Swimming if possible and relaxing on the deck. Dinner & Overnight aboard.
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue (B/-/-)
Early wake up in the morning to live the sunshine on the bay which still is an unforgettable moment.
Then practise a Taichi exercise on board.
Continue our excursion through Halong Bay whilst taking the last photoshots.
10:00 Enjoy a sumptuous brunch
11:00 Disembark at Tuan Chau wharf.
11:10 Drive to Hanoi Airport for flight to Hue. Visit a workshop of potteries en route and a typical village of the Red River Delta.
Check in for flight to Hue
Meet our guide at Hue Airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Leisure time. Accommodation in Hue.
Day 5: Hue Discovery (B/L/-)
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the Perfume River to discover Thien Mu pagoda, the wonderful architectural structures for religious worship in Hue.
Full day to explore Hue, the former Royal city of the 13 ruling Nguyen dynasties: visit the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden city, Tu Duc king' mausoleum and a local market Dong Ba. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afterward, continue our journey to the village producing conical hats to watch the artisan’s daily works. Back to your hotel for relaxation. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoian (B/L/-)
Depart for Danang. The scenic 3 hours and half drive via Hai Van (Cloud) pass offers spectacular views of mountains, the sea, idyllic beaches and villages. Visit Cham museum on the way. Lunch at local restaurant.
We continue further south to the charming historic city of Hoian. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Leisure time. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 7: Hoian Walking Tour (B/L/-)
After breakfast, discover Hoian ancient town, known to early Western merchants, the city was one of the major trading centers of South East Asia in the 16th century. Hoian has a distinctive Chinese atmosphere with low, tiled - roof houses and narrow streets. Many of the houses were constructed of rare timbers and decorated with lacquer panels engraved with Chinese characters and pillars carved with ornamental designs. Visit historic merchants and community houses, places of worship and Japanese covered bridge, Hoian central market. Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: Leisure time for your own activities shopping or tailoring clothes in Hoian Old Town. Overnight in Hoian.
1, Cooking Class and Cycling Tour to Tra Que village to experience farming tour, foot massage with local herbs like local people
2, Cycling tour and Basket Boat in Cam Thanh village to see the real lansdcapes in Hoian rural area
3, Evening Cooking Class in Hoian old town with special luminous atmosphere
Day 8: Hoian – Danang - Hochiminh city/ Saigon (B/L/-)
Transfer to Danang Airport for flight to Hochiminh city/ Saigon.
Meet on arrival at Hochiminh Airport by our local tour guide, transfer to the hotel for check in. Afterward, lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon: Discover Hochiminh city (called Saigon by many local people nowadays), the biggest economic center in the country: visit Opera house, Notre Dame cathedral, Central Post Office, China town, War Remnants Museum, a lacquer workshop. Overnight in Hochiminh city.
Saigon Street Food Dinner on scooter to see Saigon by night. Taste local food like local people. You will not meet any Western travelers in hiden Saigon.
Day 9: Hochiminh – Mekong Delta – Homestay in Ben Tre (B/L/D)
Drive to My Tho to explore the Mekong Delta. We leave behind the noisy and bustling city of Saigon.
My Tho is famous for its extensive orchards and immense rice fields. Enjoy a boat trip on the Mekong river and visit an orchard on an island. You have a lot of activities to experience: Sight-seeing fish farms, floatting market along the Dragon island on the way. Continue your cruise through Xếp canal in Bến Tre (coconut land) to see coconut collection sets and how local people make handicrafts from coconut trunk and shell. Enjoy seasonal fruits whilst listening to traditional music. Take the horse - carriage on village path and stop at Mr Ba Phát orchard, taste honey with tea or wine. See bees - breeding in wooden boxes under longans tree. Relax with rowing - boat along canal under two rows of water coconut. The boat leads you to coconut candy workshop to taste coconut candy (local specialty product) and visit how to make coconut candy step - by - step.
Lunch at local restaurant.
A short journey by motor - cart take you to homestay. You can visit coconut farm and rice fields (or visit how local people live in the countryside)
At homestay, you will learn how to pack and make coconut cake by yourself. After cooking you taste it. Dinner and overnight at local homestay in Ben Tre.
Day 10: Ben Tre - Hochiminh – Departure (B/L/-)
Breakfast at homestay.
Enjoy a biking tour to visit the local market and around before taking the boat back to My Tho City. Afterward, explore Vinh Trang pagoda and a Cao Dai temple. Lunch on the way.
Transfer to Hochiminh city/Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure flight to go home. Tour ends. Check out time before 12:00
Note: Vietnam Cheap Tours set daily departure for group 2 passengers and up. You can change this itinerary or add more days touring or relaxing on the beach in Hoian.
Prices: from US$ 699/ person.
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Domestic airfares Hanoi - Hue/ Danang – Saigon: US$ 230/ person Economy Class on Vietnam Airlines
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