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Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
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); From there visit the Temple of Literature- the first college of and the place dedicating to Confucianism, Hoan Kiem Lake; Ngoc Son Temple and a walk through the famous “36 streets” of the old city. After dinner at your own, you will have a golden chance to see Water Puppet performances in the evening. Dinner at your own. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong (B)
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 ’s great father or Uncle Ho, Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house, the Ho Chi Minh museum, and the One Pillar Pagoda. Lunch at your own, before a 3 hour drive through the green rice fields of the Red River Delta, to Halong City, where we check in to our hotel before dinner at your own. Overnight in Ha Long
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi – Hoi An (B, L)
After breakfast, join your boat for a magical 4-hour cruise around 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, transfer to Noi Bai airport for our flight to Danang. Following check-in at your hotel in Hoi An, you have some free time to explore this delightful city. Dinner at your own. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 4: Hoi An tour (B)
Today you’ll have a guided visit to the Ancient Town of Hoi An, taking in the Japanese covered bridge, Quan Cong Temple and Tan Ky House followed by lunch at your own. Following the tour, there is free time to discover Hoi An. The afternoon is free for you to discover more of Hoi An town. Dinner at your own, overnight in Hoi An.
Day 5: Hoi An - Hue (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Danang, you will be greeted by our guide who will escort you on a tour of the City, including the Cham Museum and Marble Mountain. The views from the top of Hai Van Pass are excellent – you’ll be able to see Lang Co beach, then continue on our way to Hue. Lunch & dinner at your own and overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue tour (B)
Following breakfast, take a boat ride on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial Citadel and the Dong Ba market, visit Tu Duc Tomb.. Lunch at your own and then take the opportunity to rest and enjoy the surroundings in Hue city. Dinner at your own. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Ho Chi Minh (B)
Following breakfast, transfer to Phu Bai airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh, and transfer to hotel. A city tour to the center of Ho Chi Minh City introduces you to Notre Dame Cathedral, Visit Thong Nhat Conference Hall (formerly Independence Palace), the History Museum, the Grand Theatre, and the Center Post Office, Chinatown. Enjoy the bustle of Saigon life. Lunch & dinner at your own. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
Breakfast. transfer to visit Cu Chi Tunnels, Cu Chi was an important base during the American War, because of its strategic location. The Vietcong built a 200km long network of tunnels connecting command posts, hospitals, shelter and weapon factories. Dug out of hard laterite by hand tools without the use of cement, this amazing network was never discovered. Lunch at a local restaurant. Drive back to Saigon and free time for shopping. Dinner at your own. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho (B, L)
Have Breakfast. Heading out of town, we travel by road to My Tho, a capital of Tien Giang Province, is an inland port in the Mekong River Delta which is 2hours drive from HCM city. On arrival, a coach trip to My Tho and take a boat trip to the island. Visit fruit gardens and enjoy tropical fruits. Lunch at restaurant. Back to Ho Chi Minh City. Free time for shopping in Ho Chi Minh city. Dinner at your own and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh – Departure (B)
Have Breakfast. Free time in the morning for discovering Ho Chi Minh City before transfer to the airport for departure.
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