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  • 1
    Hanoi
    Day 1
    Hanoi

    Transfer airport - hotel.

    Half day visit of the "Cultural" part of the capital of Vietnam. Walking near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then you will go into the Governor Residence Park where you'll find Ho Chi Minh Old House, the One Pillar Pagoda and Pagoda Dien Huu. Visit of the Temple of Literature, the first University in Asia. You'll stop at Lake of the Sword with its Temple Ngoc Son of the mountain surrounded by water, in which the mythic turtle with the mythic sword on its back is said to be still living. Transfer for the Water Puppet ShowThe only show of this kind in the whole world, representation of ancient stories and modern everyday life situations, all represented with wooden puppets on a water made stage, not to be missed. Duration of the show 50 minutes.

    Lunch in a typical restaurant.

    Transfer and dinner  in a typical restaurant

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  • 2
    Hanoi - Halong
    Day 2
    Hanoi - Halong

    Breakfast.

    Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay. On the way we stop to visit a small farm famous for its ceramic handicrafts.

    Visit of Halong Bay, called "The eighth wonder" on a typical Vietnamese Luxurous Junk in wood. The cruise on the boat is marvellous, sailing in a turquoise sea sprinkled with thousands of jagged limestone islands. Visit of natural caves with stalagmites and stalactites that draw a beautiful scenery.

    Lunch on board. Dinner on board.

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  • 3
    Halong - Hanoi - Hoian
    Day 3
    Halong - Hanoi - Hoian

    Breakfast.

    Morning visit to the endless attractions of Halong BayBack to the pier.

    Brunch on board.

    Transfer to the airport of Hanoi .

    Transfer In - Hoi An airport - hotel.

    Dinner at the hotel.

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  • 4
    Hoian
    Day 4
    Hoian

    Breakfast.

    Visit of My Son ancient city of the Cham civilization, antagonist of Angkor Empire. We'll reach the amazing amphitheatre that embraces the brick sanctuaries, built by Cham between VI and XV century.
    Afternoon halfday visit of Hoi An. “Nature” Boarding boats. Visit of wood handcraft village, ceramic village.

    Lunch at typical restaurant and dinner at hotel

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  • 5
    Hoian - Hue
    Day 5
    Hoian - Hue

    Breakfast.

    Transfer Danang - Hue

    Visit the Cham Museum, very interesting for its unique items. Visit of the world famous Marble mountains, venturing in a fascinating maze of cave temples, hidden within five sacred marble hillocks. Visit of Dong Hai Village and Linh Ung Pagoda.

    Lunch in a typical restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

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  • 6
    Hue
    Day 6
    Hue

    Breakfast.

    Half Day visit of "The Citadel" Prohibited City (18021945) built by the first Nguyen Emperor family following the I Chin book rules and the Imperial Mausoleums: Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Mausoleums.
    Visit of Thien Mu pagoda, the well known symbol of Hue, located on the shores of the Huong Giang river (also known as The Perfume River) and visit of the Dong Ba market.

    Lunch in a typical restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

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  • 7
    Hue - Saigon
    Day 7
    Hue - Saigon

    Breakfast and transfer to the aiport to take the flight towards Saigon. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in.

    Visit of the Ben Thanh Market, the War Crime Museum with its interesting pictures of the war with the USA, the Postal office designed by the world famous architect Mr. Gustave Eiffel and the Notre Dame Cathedral.

    Lunch in a  typical restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

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  • 8
    Saigon - Mekong - Saigon
    Day 8
    Saigon - Mekong - Saigon

    Breakfast .

    We leave Saigon and after one hour drive we will have a short stop to rest and carry on to the pier were we board small boats and sail through this intriguing place, visiting Cai Be floating market.

    Transfer back to Saigon and arrive in the late afternoon .

    Lunch at typical restaurant and transfer Dinner.

    Dinner at typical restaurant

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  • 9
    Saigon
    Day 9
    Saigon

    Transfer Out.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Accomodation in double room/twin in the specified hotels
    • Treatment as in the program
    • Transfers with local assistants 
    • Local guides during the visits, except different indications
    • Entrances, visits and excursions as in the program
    • Private car
    • National flight, if any (the costs of the flights must be reconfirmed according to the availability and according to the class of the flight available)
    • Airport fees of the national flights (reconfirmed when the ticket is emitted)

     

    Price does not include

    • Intercontinental flights
    • Airport fees
    • Not specified meals, drinks and extra in general
    • Tips - insurance
    • Everything not included in " the price includes" and / or in additional options and mandatory services.