THE DETAILED ITINERARY OF 9 DAY VIETNAM TOUR PACKAGE
Day 1. Ho Chi Minh Arrival.Overnight in HCM city
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City – the largest city in Vietnam.Our driver will hold your signed name board : Mr/Ms……………………, following your flight number …………, at its landed time ………. at airport, he picks you up and transfer to the hotel for check-in.
The room is at your disposal from 2pm onwards. The balance of the day will be free at your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
The service includes : Hotel in Ho Chi Minh, Airport pick-up by private car with driver
Day 2. Day trip to Mekong Delta. Overnight in HCM city (B,L)
Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel, and drive 1,5 hours to My Tho. We will stop along the way for refreshments and toilet.
- Upon arrival, we board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy wonderful views of the Mekong River, including four famous islands “Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix”.
- Stop at one of the floating fish houses, in nets and wire baskets under their house, the villagers cultivate freshwater fish and shrimp – a major export product of the region.
- Cross the River to the other side, you will stop at a traditional workshop to witness a step-by-step process on how to make coconut candy, honey farming… while trying some yourself and listening to traditional music.
- Enjoy what local people offer by hand rowing a sampan along the shady, breezy canal. We will transfer to local transportation called Xe Loi to travel throughout the villages.
Lunch will be served at a riverside restaurant with a Vietnamese 5-course set menu. Please request in advance if you have a food allergy, you are a vegetarian, or you observe Halal.
Take a rest after lunch before boarding the motor-boat back to My Tho.
We drive to Vinh Trang pagoda, an ancient southern architectural gem built in the middle of the 19th century. There are many Buddha statues including some that are over a hundred years old.
We drive another 1,5 hours back to Ho Chi Minh city and drop you at your hotel.
The service includes : Hotel in Ho Chi Minh, shared-bus with the group, meals (B-breakfast, L-lunch), English- speaking tourguide, entrance sightseeing fees, boat ride in Mekong delta.
Day 3. HCM city visit & Cu Chi Tunnel.Overnight in HCM city (B,L)
08:00-08:30 am: Pick up at your hotel and start the city tour included:
- Independence Palace (the Reunification Palace) was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace.
- War Remnants Museum which has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.
- Notre Dame Cathedral & Central Post Office the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times
- Jade Emperor Pagoda with the peaceful atmosphere &o many stories behind each detail of the pagoda.
12:30 am: Lunchtime with a famous Phở restaurant (Vietnamese noodle soup).
02:00 pm: Depart around 1,5 hours through the pleasant countryside before arriving at Cu Chi Tunnels – the historic site where Vietnamese soldiers used as a shelter during wartime. This fantastic network stretches over 250 km and is the shelter of Vietnamese soldiers during the wars.
06:00 – 07:00 pm: Be dropped off at your hotel. Dinner on your own account. Overnight at the hotel.
The service includes :Hotel in HCM city, Meals: (breakfast & lunch), English speaking guide, SIC bus, Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places.
Day 4. Flight to Da Nang, visit to Mable Mountain & Hoi An ancient town. Overnight in Da Nang city (B)
After breakfast, our private car with driver pick you up at the hotel & transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for a morning flight to Da Nang.
Once arrival in Da Nang city, you will be warmly welcomed by our private deiver to transfer to your hotel for check-in. Be relaxed at leisure & lunch on your own.
14:30 Bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel. Depart for Son Tra Peninsula, you will visit Linh Ung Pagoda.
15:30 After that, the bus will take you to Marble Mountains. You could explore many mysterious caves
17:00 Bus will move to the ancient town of Hoi An.
The tour guide will take you for the visit: Japan bridge pagoda, Phuc Kien hall, Tan Ky old house, Phung Hung old house. Dinner at restaurant with local food.
You enjoy your free time to walk along the old street.
20:30 Bus and guide take you back to the hotel
21:30 Drop at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel
The service includes : Hotel in Da Nang, Meals (Breakfast),English speaking guide, SIC bus & private car airport transfers,Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places
Day 5. Da Nang day trip to Ba Na hills & Golden Bridge – Fly to Hanoi city.Overnight in Hanoi. (B, L)
Check out of the hotel this morning and leave your luggage in the lobby. The staff will keep it safely for you.
07:45 – 08:00 AM Be picked up at the hotel in Da Nang. Transfer to Ba Na hills (35km) and take Cable Car which gains 5 world scores to Ba Na hills station. Stop at By Night station to visit Vong Nguyet hills, The Old Villas of French, the Golden bridge…
Continue moving up by cable car to the Nui Chua Mountain – the top of Ba Na range, visiting Nghinh Phong top, Le Nim Villas, Orchid Garden… Experience hill climbing train (first and unique funicular in Vietnam) and visit an old French cellar (Debay Ancient Wine Cellar), flower garden Le Jardin D’amour. Buffet lunch will be severed at the restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will be free for joining games in Fantasy Park – the third biggest indoor games zone in Vietnam with series of interesting games: 4 – 5D film, skiver, The death race, dinosaur park… (2 hours). Or discover Ba Na hills on your own.
03:00 PM: Back to the cable car, then you will be transferred to Danang airport.
Our driver will pick you up to transfer to Danang airport to take your domestic flight to Hanoi. Once arrival in Hanoi, you will be warmly welcomed by our tour guide to transfer to your hotel to check-in. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
The service includes :Hotel in Hanoi, Meals (Breakfast & Lunch), English speaking guide, SIC bus & Private car airport transfers, Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places, returned cable car tickets
Day 6. Hanoi – Halong bay. Explore Halong bay & Overnight on Halong bay cruise (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will leave Hanoi without the guide for a journey to Halong Bay, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites with its 2000 islands located in a background of limestone in Gulf of Tonkin. Coming to Halong, visitors will be impressed with the beauty of natural achievement and many wonderful types of scenery.
You will enjoy an overnight cruise on a wonderful boat floating on Halong Bay and savor a special menu of fresh seafood will absolutely bring you the best moment you have ever had.
You will be served with lunch and dinner on the boat. Overnight onboard.
Note: Meals on the boat with local/Asian food. Vegetarian good is available upon request.
The service includes :Overnight Cabin on cruise, Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), English speaking guide on cruise, Shuttle -bus Hanoi – Halong bay, Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places.
Day 7. Halong bay visit – Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi (B,L)
After breakfast, enjoy your time to sunbathe and relax in the fascinating background of the bay. After brunch on board – around 11.30 am, transfer back to Hanoi to check in the hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
The service includes :Hotel in Hanoi, Meals (Breakfast & Brunch), English speaking guide on cruise, Shuttle -bus Halong bay – Hanoi, Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places.
Day 8. Hanoi day trip to Ninh Binh, visit Mua cave, Hoa Lu & Tam Coc.Overnight in Hanoi city (B,L)
At 8h00 am, our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Ninh Binh. After 2 hour drive, we arrive in Mua cave for a healthy exercise of hiking up steps by steps to the peak of mountain in Mua cave area. The trek is quite steep & hard on stone steps so keep your pace, conquer the mount slowly and you will be rewarded with a impressive panorama of beautiful landscapes in Tam Coc & Trang An. Chances for picturesque photos
Proceed to Tam Coc harbour for a scenic rowing boat trip along Ngo Dong river.You will have a pleasant journey admiring limestone pillars & rice fields on both sides of the river, and sneaking through three natural caves of beautifully sparkling stalagtites hanging down from the ceiling.
The lunch of local Vietnamese dishes will be served in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will continue with a leisure biking along mountainscapes & local villages with stops for photos & chatting with locals
Continue our trip to Hoa Lu – the heart of Vietnam in the 10th & 11th century, paying a visit to two remain temples : King & Le Temples.The visit offers you deep understanding of Vietnam’s history under Dinh, Le & Ly dynasties and good insight of the 17th century’s architectural values reflected in those temples.
Then, our driver picks you up & transfers back to your hotel in Hanoi city.
The service includes :Hotel in Hanoi, Meals (Breakfast & Lunch), English speaking guide, SIC bus, Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places.
Day 9. Hanoi Deparure (B)
You are free to relax or exploring Hanoi city on your own until being transferred to the airport (without tour guide) for your departure flight. The room is at your disposal until noontime. Meals on your own. End of service.
The service includes :Breakfast at the hotel, Private car to Hanoi Airport