VB078: AN IMPRESSION OF VIETNAM (6DAYS/ 5NIGHTS)
Hotel, Tour, TICKET
Day 1: HA NOI - ARRIVAL (D)
Your guide will meet you on arrival at Noi Bai Airport and transfer you to your hotel. The guide will pick you up later to visit the highlights of Hanoi: the Museum of Ethnology (the largest and most beautiful in Hanoi); Tran Quoc Pagoda; Hoan Kiem Lake; Ngoc Son Temple and a walk through the famous “36 streets” of the old city. After dinner at a local restaurant, you will have a golden chance to see Water Puppet performances in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: HA NOI – HA LONG (B, L)
After breakfast, your guide will take you to the Ho Chi Minh complex, where you will visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the final resting place of Vietnam’s great father or Uncle Ho, Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house, the Ho Chi Minh museum, and the One Pillar Pagoda. From there visit the Temple of Literature- the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucianism. Lunch at a Hanoi restaurant, before a 3 hour drive through the green rice fields of the Red River Delta, to Halong City , where we check into our hotel before dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Ha long
Day 3: HA LONG – HA NOI (B, L)
After breakfast, join your boat for a magical four hour cruise round Halong Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch while cruising past fishing villages, Stone Dog Island, Incense Burner Islet, and Fighting Cock Islet. From Halong Wharf, your guide will take you to visit a village specializing in the manufacture of ceramics before returning to Hanoi . Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: HA NOI- HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNEL (B, L)
After Breakfast , transfer to airport flying to Sai Gon . Today you will visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels – the network of underground tunnels used by the Viet Cong during the American War. Drive back to Saigon for lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Thong Nhat Conference Hall (formerly Independence Palace), the War Museum and Chinatown. the center Post office and dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 5: HO CHI MINH – MY THO (B, L)
A coach trip to My Tho is followed by a boat trip to the island, where you can visit the famed fruit gardens and enjoy luscious tropical fruits. After lunch at a restaurant, it’s back to Ho Chi Minh City and free time for shopping. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 6: DEPARTURE (B)
Free time in the morning for discovering Ho Chi Minh City’s handicraft and lacquer ware workshops before transfer to the airport for departure.
The rates are net in USD per person :