Hanoi - Arrival
Upon your arrival in Hanoi, the capital and the largest city in Vietnam, be met and taken to the hotel.
In the evening enjoy a unique and fascinating show of Water Puppetry, a traditional stage art of Vietnam.
Halong Bay Cruise
After breakfast, board the Halong Sails Golden Cruise to discover the breathtaking Ha Long Bay, Vietnam’s most wonderful scenic sight: take a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery, skyline with over 3,000 limestone islets rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water, with hundreds of peerless karst formations and beautiful grottoes and caves.
Have lunch with fresh seafood while the boat passes by the islets of Dinh Huong (Incense Urn), Cho Da (the Dog), the fighting roosters as well as a Halong fishing village. Visit Sung Sot (Cave of Surprise) – one of the most beautiful caves in the bay. You can climb up Titop mountain for a panoramic view of Halong Bay and enjoy.
Halong Bay - Hanoi
See sunrise on the deck and practice Tai Chi.
After breakfast, visit the beautiful Luon cave by small boat passing Tortoise Island and Man Head Island.
Check out of Cabin and after lunch return to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
Stroll around the downtown to explore the different local ways of life and we will visit the Vietnam’s thousand-year-old capital city including One Pillar Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and Temple of Literature. Quan Thanh Temple, Old Quarter which is submitted to UNESCO to be recognized as World Culture Heritage.
Transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi MInh .
Ho Chi Minh
After Breakfast, drive overland to Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese guerrillas to protect the region against the American attacks during the Vietnam War. We can even crawl a part inside the tunnel, visit their infirmary, kitchen.... to discover how people had survived hereby.
In the afternoon our walking tour will take you from the Saigon River past the Opera House, Town Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral and the old Post Office (all magnificent sights from the French colonial period).
Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta
Your journey takes you to My Tho - the heart of the Mekong delta - famous for its vast rice fields and beautiful landscapes. Visit the Vinh Trang pagoda en route and stop at the banks of Tien Giang river.
Take a boat trip on the Mekong River to a local workshop where handicraft and sweets from coconut are being produced. Taste some homemade honey-tea, savour fresh seasonal fruit and enjoy a traditional live music performance.
Proceed by sampan boats through the small canals and side arms of the river to observe the daily life along the river banks.
Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
After breakfast, morning free for relaxing and shopping at Ben Thanh Market, the city’s biggest most authentic market where you can find anything from basic supplies to souvenirs and at dozens of boutique shops.
Afternoon transfer to airport for your departure flight.