Vietnam

$1,680.00

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Enjoy the stunning natural scenery of Vietnam

12 Days 11 Nights

(Price is per person)

  • Day 1. Arrival in Hanoi – transfer to hotel to your hotel
  • Day 2. Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi
  • Day 3. Hanoi City Tour.
  • Day 4. Pelican Cruise Halong Bay.
  • Day 5. Pelican Cruise Halong Bay.
  • Day 6. Halong Bay – Flight to Da Nang.
  • Day 7. Free Day.
  • Day 8. Golden Bridge Tour.
  • Day 9. Flight to Ho Chi Minh.
  • Day 10. Mekong Delta – Cu CHi Tunnels.
  • Day 11. Ho Chi Minh City Tour.
  • Day 12. Saigon Final Departure

Itinerary:

 

Day 1. ARRIVAL IN HANOI

Arrival at the Hanoi airport, transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

 

DAY 2. HANOI – NINH BINH – HANOI (B/L/-)

Drive to Ninh Binh, 100km south of Hanoi to visit wonderful scenery at one of the oldest capitals of Vietnam. We will take a rowing boat trip to Tam Coc and visit “Halong-Bay-in-land” landscape with many grottoes on the Ngo Dong river.

Visit the temples dedicated of King Dinh and King Le, who reigned Vietnam during the 10th century and climb up the mountain near King Dinh Temple to enjoy the panorama view of villages and rice fields of Hoa Lu. Back to Hanoi late afternoon.

Overnight in Hanoi. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch.

 

DAY 3. HANOI – CITY TOUR (B/L/-)

We will visit War Crime Museum (This museum tells the story of the war from the Vietnamese perspective. Exhibits include photographs, machinery, and weapons that depict the harsh realities of war). 

Continue Thien Hau Temple, one of the most important pagodas in the city and Binh Tay market, the main marketplace in Chinatown. After lunch you will visit Reunification Hall which was the residence of the President Ngo Dinh Diem of the former South Vietnam until 1975 (1960s – Apr 1975s). Visit the formal meeting rooms, private bedrooms, war situation rooms 10 meter beneath earth’s level. This address today still holds many important functions in HCMC. 

Continue to the French colonial Notre Dame Cathedral, the General Post Office (Designed by Gustave Eiffel) and the City Hall.

Overnight in Hanoi. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch.

 

DAY 4. HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

Halong Bay, the pride of the Tonkin Gulf with nearly 3,000 limestone islands and islets. Discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes.  Start cruising and explore Halong Bay, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

Enjoy a buffet lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island

We will be visiting Tung Sau area, covered by the leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery, and  have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Swim at the beautiful Ti Top beach, famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand. Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.

Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls – traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour time to relax and watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.

Overnight On Board. Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

 

DAY 5. HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

Visit Cua Van Village by a rustic row boat. Cua Van Village is a small community with around 700 residents living in the root of Ngoc Mountain. 

Visit Me Cung Cave, which is also known as Maze Cave. The cave entrance looks like a house roof carving deep into the slopes of the island. Back to the Halong Cruise, time for lunch. Set menu lunch. 

Free time on the boat to relax maybe attend the Cooking class on sundeck. Enjoy Happy Hour. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.

19.30 – 23.00: Deluxe Vietnamese Dinner will be served.

Overnight On Board. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner.

 

DAY 6. HALONG BAY – FLIGHT TO DA NANG (B/L/-)

Transfer by Tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. Visit one of the biggest caves in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Back to the Halong Cruise. Have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.

Arrive at Halong Wharf around 11.00. Disembark and say goodbye  to the crew. Transfer to the airport to catch our flight to Da Nang.

Arrival in Da Nang, transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Da Nang. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch.

 

DAY 7. FREE DAY IN DA NANG (B/-/-)

Enjoy the Hotel and Beach area at your own leisure.

Overnight in Da Nang. Meals: Breakfast.

 

DAY 8. GOLDEN BRIDGE VIETNAM (B/-/-)

Today will be visiting the Golden Bridge, which just opened last June 2018. The “Golden Bridge’’ is a new travel destination that has attracted the attention of many tourists from all over the world. This new architecture is amazing with a pair of giant, stone hands which emerge from the verdant hills, lifting a gleaming bridge toward the sky, it feels like walking on clouds. And from the bridge, you can enjoy the beauty of majestic nature in Central Vietnam and take many beautiful photos.

Overnight in Da Nang. Meals: Breakfast.

 

DAY 9. FLIGHT TO HO CHI MINH

After breakfast and check out, we will transfer to the airport to take our flight to Ho Chi Minh. Transfers to the Hotel.
Saigon Skydeck.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Meals: Breakfast.

 

DAY 10. MEKONG DELTA – CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR (B/L)

Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be.  You even can try to crawl some of the tunnels underground to have the real experience. 

Upon arrival, embark on a boat to cruise on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people along the banks. We will stop at one of the 4 islands in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed by the local people through the small channels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. Taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk. After that enjoy a horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village.

 

DAY 11: HO CHI MINH – SAIGON (B/L-)

Start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883.  Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walk to Ben Thanh Market, one of the most typical symbols of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping of handmade goods. 

Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.Breakfast/Lunch.

 

DAY 12. SAIGON FINAL DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

After Breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Ho Chi Minh International Airport for your final. departure.

Dreams Travel Group

Oriette De La Hoz

Travel Agent/Tour Coordinator

Mobile: 754-244-2278 / 754-301-9290

oriettedreamstravel@gmail.com

Additional information

Rates Include:

All transfers during the program
Accommodations in 4 star Hotels in Double occupancy Halong Bay Cruise Cabin in Double occupancy
All Breakfasts
6 Lunches
2 Dinners
Domestic Flight to Da Nang International Airport
Domestic Flight to Ho Chi Minh International Airport
Saigon Skydeck entrance fees
Sightseeing and entrance fees as mentioned in the program
The stated travels and visits within the program
Local English Guid
Bottles of water everyday

Excluded:

International Airfare
Personal expenses
Lunches
Tips for Guide and Driver
All drinks

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made thirty (30) or more days prior to the date of arrival will solely incur the $200 non-refundable deposit. In any event of cancellation, please notify us as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary fees.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Though it is our top priority to include in the tour all the sites mentioned in the above itinerary, Dreams Travel cannot be held liable for any sites being closed during the time of our visit. The order of the above itinerary may also vary in accordance to the weather condition and the energy capacity of the group. Kindly make sure that you wear comfortable shoes and dress accordingly to the weather during the tour. Hats recommended. Should the need arise on this tour reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary, driver, guide and hotels.

Payments:

Upon confirmation of the tour, a non-refundable deposit of US $200 per person is required for hotel reservation. The entire payment should be made to Dreams Travel Group at least 45 days before arrival.