DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN HO CHI MINH CITY (Dinner )
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport. Pick up and transfer to a hotel.
In the afternoon,Your visits:
Notre dame Catheral, built between 1877 and 1883 by French, most of the materials were transferred from Marseille (France). Next to the Church, you walk to visit the Central Post Office, built 1886 and ended 1891 by Gustave Eiffel. Your next destination is Reunification Palace which was built in 1868, named Norodom Palace and inaugurated in 1873. In 1963, this palace was heavily destroyed by bombs. On 30 April 1975, the tanks of the liberation army entered Independence Palace. After the liberation, Independence Palace became the headquarters of the City’s military Administration Committee. Stop at Ben Thanh market, the goods in here are abundant, including almost all-domestic products, especially those products from the South of Vietnam and modern industrial products from other nations. Dinner and Overnight in Hochiminh city.
DAY 2: EXCURSION TO CU CHI (B/L)
8h00 am: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Depart from Saigon to Cu Chi tunnels (about 50km). As you know, CuChi tunnels is one of the most famous historical Vestiges of Vietnam’s national liberation War. It is network consists of over 200km of tunnels linked to the other like a Cobweb. You go to inside the tunnels which has the kitchens, food and ammunition storage caches, medic-care chambers (a small clinic), meeting room, commanding chambers ..etc. You discover the tunnels by entering inside on it, about 15 m, 30m, 60m and 100m long belong to your health. At the end of the tunnels, you can eat Cassava (called Khoai Mi), this is the main food for Vietcong people during the war.
Say goodbye the Cu Chi tunnels, transfer back city.
In the afternoon, at leisure or shopping in downtown Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH CITY – HUE (B/L) Flight
Early in the morning, transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for a
short flight to Hue, widely known for its magnificent monuments built under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945).
After arrival, visit the Imperial Citadel, built in 1804 on a site chosen in accordance with the principles of geomancy. In the afternoon, visit the tombs of King Tu Duc (ruled 1848 – 1883) and King Khai Dinh (ruled 1916 – 1925).
The monuments, designed by the kings themselves, were also used as holiday retreats during their lifetime. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 4: HUE - HOI AN (B/L)
Boating on the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda with a 21-metre-high octagonal tower regarded as the symbol of Hue. Then overland to the Dong Ba Market, famous for its best conical hats in Vietnam. In the afternoon, transfer to Hoi An with a stop-over on the Hai Van Pass overlooking the scenic Lang Co lagoon. Hotel check in upon arrival. Free at night in Hoian.
DAY 5: HOI AN - DANANG – HANOI (B/L) Flight
Enjoy a morning tour of Hoi An, a trading post of seafaring Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese merchants several centuries ago. In the afternoon, before leaving Danang,
visit the stone-carving village of Non Nuoc and the Cham Sculpture Museum. Take a short flight to Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city of tree-lined streets and centuries-old temples. Pick up and transfer upon arrival in Hanoi. Free at night in Hanoi.
DAY 6: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B/L)
A city tour features both cultural and historical of highlights, comprising the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-Pillared Pagoda, the Ethnology Museum and the Temple Literature. Transfer to Halong Bay. Overnight in Halong.
DAY 7: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/L)
Boarding a private boat for a cruise in Halong Bay, a World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 1994. Visit some magical grottoes and relax in the best scenic beauty of Vietnam. Lunch of fresh seafood is served on board. Return to Hanoi with stop-overs at ceramic and hand embroidery workshops en route. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 8: DEPARTURE FROM HANOI (B)
Spend last minutes for downtown shopping or at leisure before Transfer to the airport for your onward departure.