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Classic Vietnam Tour | Duration: 10 DAYS

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Introduction

With only 10 days in your short-time holiday, but with Classic Vietnam Tour you have a chance to travel throughout Viet Nam and see the famous and beautiful destinations in this stunning country. This trip will bring to you knowledge and great interesting feelings with many places you need around Vietnam tour from North to Central and South including important ones like Ha Noi capital, Ha Long Bay – the World Natural Heritage, Hue Ancient Capital, Hoi An charming Town & My Son Holly Land – two World Cultural Heritages in one province, the busiest city Ho Chi Minh city and Cai Be Floating Market in Mekong Delta. Eco Nature Travel believes that this Classic Vietnam Tour will be enough for a deep impression of Viet Nam – landscapes and people.

Day 1: Welcome to Ha Noi city. O/n in Ha Noi

Day 2: Ha Noi city tour. O/n in Ha Noi

Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Share group. O/n on Cruise

Day 4: Discover Halong Bay – The Surprising Cave – Back Ha Noi – Take flight to Hue. O/n in Hue

Day 5: Hue city tour – Transfer to Hoi An. O/n in Hoi An

Day 6: Visit My Son Sanctuary – Thanh Ha Pottery Village – Hoi An Ancient Town. O/n in Hoi An

Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Take flight to Ho Chi Minh City. O/n in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh city and Cu Chi tunnels. O/n in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 9: Mekong Delta – Cai Be Floating Market. O/n in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh city departure

Day 1: Welcome to Ha Noi city. O/n in Ha Noi

On arrival Ha Noi International Airport our guide and driver will welcome you at the Airport with welcome sign: “Eco Nature Travel” and transfer you to check in hotel. Free to have your own dinner. At night you are free to relax at hotel or walk around the Old Quarter to understand more about the local life here as well as discover Ha Noi’s beauties. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Ha Noi city tour. O/n in Ha Noi

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning, you will take cyclo tour to visit The Old Quarter to understand more about the local life here as well as go around Hoan Kiem Lake. Next, you continue to visit Ngoc Son Temple on a small island in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake. After that transfer to visit the Hoa Lo Prison - a prison used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners, known to American prisoners of war as the “Hanoi Hilton”. Then, you visit the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam to get more knowledge of Northern Vietnam cultures as well as the thick history of our country. Have lunch at restaurant.

Pm: After lunch, you will visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the leader of Vietnam Nation. This is the complex of Ba Dinh Square, the Mausoleum and the stilt house with garden, fish pond and many memorable things of this great President. Next, you visit the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi. Then enjoy the Water Puppet Show - the special traditional art of Vietnam. Free to have your own dinner. At night you are free to walk around Hoan Kiem Lake, go shopping in the Old Quarter (36 streets) and experience the daily life of local people here. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Share group. O/n on Cruise

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. At 7:30 am, our shuttle bus with tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Ha Long Bay. On the way, stopover in Hai Duong City where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products.

Pm: At 12:30 pm, arrive in Tuan Chau Marina Pier (Tuan Chau Island). Followed by activities such as boarding Cruise for departure, welcome drink will be served and cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins by Cruise Manager. At 13:30 pm, great lunch is served while cruising passing by islets. At 15:00 pm, kayaking around Pearl Farm Village, visit Titop Island. Free choice of activities such as sunbathing, swimming and conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon. At 17:30 pm, happy hour. Buy 2 beverage get 1 for free. At 18.00 pm, Cooking Class. Our Chef will demonstrate the preparation of a particular Vietnamese cuisine in the dining room. Our guide will let you know what item will be prepared and explain the process during the demonstration. Duration about 20 – 30 minutes. At 18:30 pm, enjoy Sunset Party with fruits and tea. At 19:30 pm, under the magnificent night sky, our luxury set menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods. At 21:00 pm, joining the squid fishing on boat with our crews and can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef or laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar. Overnight on Cruise.

Day 4: Discover Halong Bay – The Surprising Cave – Back Ha Noi – Take flight to Hue. O/n in Hue

Am: 06:15 – 7:15 am Tai Chi class on the Sun-Deck and have light breakfast with coffee, tea, and bakeries on board. At 07:45 pm, arrive at the Surprising cave, the biggest cave in Ha Long Bay with 10,000 square meters, when you visit the cave like our Vietnamese house with three chambers as lobby, dining room and bedroom with most beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. We will take a tour to the cave for about 60 minutes. At 09:00 am, upon return to the boat you will have time to freshen up and finish packing. When checking out please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins. At 10:00 am, relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier. At 10.45 am, brunch is served. After brunch, relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier. At 11:45 am disembark at Marina coffee – Gate 26 in Tuan Chau New Marina.

Pm: Our shuttle bus and tour guide transfers you back Ha Noi. You arrive at hotel in Ha Noi about 16:30 pm. Then, our driver pick up you at your hotel and transfer you to Noi Bai Domestic Airport for taking flight to Hue city. On arrival, our guide and driver welcome you at Phu Bai Airport with the welcome sign “Eco Nature Travel” and transfer you to city center. Check in hotel. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Hue city tour – Transfer to Hoi An. O/n in Hoi An

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning our guide will take you to the boat pier for making a boat trip on Perfume River to enjoy a tranquil atmosphere and a green on two river’s banks and beautiful scenes and stop to visit Thien Mu Pagoda - one of the oldest and prettiest religious buildings in Hue and Vietnam. Then you go on visiting Minh Mang Tomb which is considered as one of the must-visits among 7 imperial tombs in Hue. You will admire the architecture and beautiful landscapes surrounding the complex and learn more about Minh Mang Emperor’s life in Nguyen Dynasty. Next, you visit the Imperial City where was the palace of Nguyen Dynasty including Forbidden City with many palaces and architectures and surrounding: Noon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Nine Urn Dynastys, Mieu Temple… Have lunch at the restaurant.

Pm: This afternoon you leave Hue city and transfer to Hoi An ancient town. On the way, you will discover some simple but unique places such as Lang Co Beach - one of the most beautiful beach of Asia and Hai Van Pass, the highest pass in Vietnam and get the spectacular view of windy road from the summit. On arrival Hoi An, check in your hotel. Free to have your own dinner. Then you are free to wander around and enjoy Hoi An night life with colorful lights, lanterns as well as discovering night activities in the ancient town. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Visit My Son Sanctuary – Thanh Ha Pottery Village – Hoi An Ancient Town. O/n in Hoi An

Am: Have breakfast at the hotel. This morning you will visit My Son Sanctuary, the Kingdom of Cham people where you can enjoy the architecture of Cham people built in red bricks in 11th century which was recognized as a World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. You also have chance to enjoy Champa traditional dancing performaces of Cham people in their colorful costumes and special musical instruments. Leave My Son and back Hoi An, you will take a boat trip to visit Thanh Ha Ceramic village, experience to make ceramic products by yourself with the construction of household and receive a small souvenir gift from them. Have lunch at restaurant.

Pm: After lunch, you will explore the charming beauty of Hoi An ancient town including temples, pagodas, ancient houses. Visit the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge and admire its unique architecture. Hoi An is known as a shopping centre, you can also make tailors with reasonable prices and have beautiful souvenir gifts. Free to have your dinner and overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Take flight to Ho Chi Minh City. O/n in Ho Chi Minh city

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning, you are free to relax at hotel, wander around to see the charming Hoi An with silk shops, lantern shops or spend your time in Cua Dai beach – 4 km far away from the ancient town. Check out hotel at 12:00 pm. Our tour guide will pick you up at hotel and take you to have lunch at the restaurant.

Pm: After lunch, you will leave Hoi An for Da Nang. Visit Marble Mountains, five separate marble and limestone mountains in the cluster with a system of caves and temples. It was named after the five basic elements of life including metal, wood, water, fire and earth. At Marble Mountains, you will have chance to get the breaktaking view of the beach and Da Nang city from the summit of mountain. Next, stop at Cham Museum to see a collection of Champa sculptures and artefacts from the Cham civilisation in previous centuries. Then you will be dropped off at Da Nang Domestic Aiport for talking flight to Ho Chi Minh city. On arrival Tan Son Nhat Domestic Airport, our guide and driver welcome you at the airport with the welcome sign “Eco Nature Travel” and transfer to the hotel for checking in. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight in hotel.

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh city and Cu Chi tunnels. O/n in Ho Chi Minh city

Am: At 8am our guide and driver welcome you at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. This morning, you will spend a half day tour to discover Ho Chi Minh City. First, you will visit the Independent Palace to learn about a part of Vietnam history in the war between Vietnam and America. Next, you stop at Notre Dame Catholic and The Old Post Office for exploring of French colonical buildings with the special architectures. Then take a last stop at Ben Thanh market, one of the liveliest areas in Ho Chi Minh city to discover daily life and get more experience about local people here. Have lunch at restaurant.

Pm: This afternoon you will transfer to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels where you will have an opportunity to experience the underground life of guerilla fighters during the past war. The crawl through 50–100 meters of the tunnel system is unforgettable. You will be amazed at the tunnels with their underground story including trap-door, living areas, storage, weapon factories, field hospitals, kitchen, command center, etc. Local rice paper workshops and nice paddy fields are pleasant sights on the way. Back to Ho Chi Minh. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Mekong Delta – Cai Be Floating Market. O/n in Ho Chi Minh city

Am: At 6.30 am, our guide and driver will welcome you at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer you to Cai Be. On the road, you will have chance to survey the beautiful rice field scenery along Trung Luong Express Highway. On arrival in Cai Be, you will set off by boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Ramble in small villages where you will uncover the beauty of Ba Kiet ancient house and get to know about the indigenous culture. Next, pay a short visit at a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Savor delicious fresh fruit and feel slow rhythms of traditional southern Vietnamese folk music – a kind of music entwined with the life and culture of the Mekong Delta people. Then, you keep cruising through series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta and immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature when arriving Tan Phong Island. Enjoy lunch with the luscious food and have chance to learn how to prepare Vietnamese specialties. The meal is cooked by your own and served in the heart of the local garden.

Pm: After lunch, you will take a biking tour along the small villages to visit the orchards and have some short stops to meet local people who help you understand more about the daily life in the Mekong Delta. Then get back to the dock, our guide and driver will transfer you back Ho Chi Minh city, free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh city departure 

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. Let check note everything for the departure flight. If you have more free time, you can walk around to enjoy more of Ho Chi Minh city. Then our driver picks you up at your hotel and drops you off the Tan Son Nhat International Airport for taking your flight to back home. Goodbye, thank you and see you again!

Unit: USD/Person 

Size of group

1 per

2 pers

4 pers

6 pers

8 pers

Single supplement

Hotel 2 stars

1730

1065

922

845

807

264

Hotel 3 stars

1871

1135

992

915

877

334

Hotel 4 stars

2254

1362

1218

1141

1104

491

Hotel 5 stars

2991

1718

1575

1498

1460

872

 

What’s included:

  • Transportation
  • Professional and friendly English speaking guide
  • Meals: 9 breakfasts; 8 lunches and 1 dinners: Asian set menu (we can offer vegetarian food, halal food or any special dietaries supplied on request. Simply let our sales team know the food option that you prefer)
  • All entrance fees at mentioned sites in the tour itinerary
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Hotel with good location, comfortable and well-equipped rooms
  • Additional services: Cyclo, Shared Cruise, Shared Boat in Ha Long, Kayak, Local Boat, Bikes

What’s excluded

  • Tips for tour guide and driver
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Notes:

  • These prices are for private tours except Ha Long Bay tour
  • Price for 1 pax is already included hotel and cruise single supplement
  • Hotel and Cruise: Twin/Double shared room
  • Belongings to bring: Sun-glasses, hat, swim suit, towels, sun cream, raincoat or umbrella, good shoes & camera.