Trip summary

  • Departure Hanoi
  • End Cu Chi
  • Countries
    • Vietnam
  • City
    • Hanoi
    • Ninh Binh
    • Halong
    • Mekong
    • Cu Chi
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Hanoi
    Day 1

    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
    Day 2

    Breakfast. “The Ancient Capital” , the Ancient Capital of the XI century emperors.
    Departure from Hanoi and for 2 hours and a half we will travel on a road towards the south, surrounded by ricefields where it's possible to admire the daily life of the Vietnamese farmers nearby. We reach a spectacular scenery characterized by endless ricefields broken only by massive stonepicks where amazing caves open to the view decorated by incredible stalactites and stalagmites. These caves are possible to visit only by using little boats droved by the locals. The most important cave is Tam Coc. Visit of the Monumental Gate to enter the sacred site where there is the funerary temple of the Dinh Dynasty.
    Lunch in a typical restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

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  • 3
    From Hanoi to Halong
    Day 3

    Breakfast.

    Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay. On the way we stop to visit a small farm famous for it’s ceramic handicrafts. Visit of Halong Bay, called "The eight 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 beautiful scenery.

    Lunch on board and dinner on board.

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  • 4
    From Halong to Saigon
    Day 4

    Breakfast.

    Morning visit endless attractions of Halong Bay.

    Back to the pier. Brunch on board.

    Transfer to the airport of Hanoi to Saigon (SGN). Transfer airport-hotel.

    Dinner at the hotel.

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  • 5
    Saigon
    Day 5

    Breakfast.
    Full day visit of Delta Mekong. Departure by bus to reach Mytho, embark on a typical Vietnamese boat and sailing to the island of Thoi Son. After lunch visit of fruit plantation, where you can admire the local fruit and natural surroundings. By little canoes and trough channels reach the traditional Vietnamese boat, embarkation and navigation back to Saigon in the late afternoon.
    Lunch in a typical restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

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  • 6
    Saigon
    Day 6

    Breakfast.
    We leave Saigon and on the way we stop to see a typical manufacturing factory for various ricemade products.
    Visit of the Cu Chi tunnels. The tunnels were first built during the French occupation but during the war with the USA they were developed quite a lot. Imagine that some of them reached Saigon and the total length of the tunnel was more than 250 kilometers. While visiting this site we will watch a documentary movie shot by the Vietcong.
    Lunch at typical restaurant.
    Transfer Out hotel - airport.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation at selected hotels according to the reported treatment.
    • Local assistance by the English speaking partner's staff.
    Price does not include
    • Tips.
    • Extras.
    • Optional excursions.
    • International flights.
    • Everything not included in " the price includes" and / or in additional options and mandatory services.