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Trip Overview

In this itinerary, we’ve put everything we are sure you would love about Vietnam. Don’t miss out any chances to experience the country like a real local.

Arrival
1

Day 1

Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. After arrival, feel free to relax at the hotel or explore the Hanoi on your own.

Accommodation : Silk Path Luxury Hanoi

2

Day 2

Spend the whole day visit the famous landmarks of Hano, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the revered One-Pillar Pagoda, the thousand-year-old Temple of Literature, the Ethnology Museum, etc. In the evening you will be invited to a traditional water puppet show.

Accommodation : Silk Path Luxury Hanoi

3

Journey to Halong Bay in the morning, an UNESCO Heritage, and board a beautiful boat for an overnight cruise on Halong Bay with an excellent menu of fresh seafood. Feel the fresh breeze and silence of this nature wonder.

Accommodation : Indochina Sails

4

Day 4

Enjoy your breakfast as we continue cruising on the bay until late in the morning and then return to Hanoi Airport for the flight to Hue.

Accommodation : Pilgrimage Village Hue

5

Day 5

A full day exploring the charming city of Hue is await, with a lot of historical structures such as Thien Mu pagoda, Tu Duc Mausoleum and the impressive Citadel. Besides, you grab the tranquil life of Hue’s outskirt by cycling to visit the atmospheric Thuy Bieu village.

Accommodation : Pilgrimage Village Hue

6

Day 6

Begin the day with the cycling tour along the poetic Nhu Y River to Chuon Lagoon to start the lagoon excursion (motorbike & private vehicle are alternatives). In the afternoon, depart by car via the scenic Hai Van Pass and arrive in Hoi An. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Accommodation : Vinh Hung Resort

7

Day 7

Take a stroll in Hoi An town, a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its unusually well-preserved ancient streets and homes. Set out to explore famous sites include the Japanese Bridge, the Chinese Temple, and Phung Hung Chinese-trading house.

Accommodation : Vinh Hung Resort

8

Day 8

In the morning, cycle through the rural scenery of Hoi An to the special village on the banks of Tra Que Lagoon, that is known for its special aromatic herbs (cyclo or by private vehicle are alternatives). After you have enjoyed your lunch return to Hoi An spend the rest of the day by your wish.

Accommodation : Vinh Hung Resort

9

Day 9

Take the morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City the cultural hub of the South. After a short rest, set out for a brief city tour to famous sites like the ethnic Chinese quarter of Cho Lon with the Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda, etc.

Accommodation : Liberty Central Saigon Riverside

10

Depart for Cai Be to board the Bassac boat at noon for an excursion to Cho Lach on the Tien Giang River while lunch is served. Visit a village on the banks of the Mang Thit River to observe their daily life. Spend a romantic night on the boat.

Accommodation : Bassac Cruises

11

Prepare to be overwhelmed by the Delta, which from the first light of dawn will astonish you with its atmosphere. Cruise on the Tra On Floating Market, then continue towards Cai Rang Floating Market. You can transfer onto a local boat to come close to the site market.

Accommodation : Bassac Cruises

12

Day 12

The day is free at your leisure, until departure flight.

Accommodation : Liberty Central Saigon Riverside

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