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Duration:
 12 Days / 11 Nights

12 Days Best of Vietnam

 

The trip will take you to the most unique and beautiful sightseeing in Vietnam, including the most romantic beaches

 

Special Features

•  Enjoy the best of Hanoi, including the old town, street food, natural lakes, ancient pagodas, and museums

•  Take a 5-star boat cruise in Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site with thousands of limestone islands rising out of the sea

•  Tour Hoi An, where the old town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999

•  Discover Dalat “the city of love and flowers of Vietnam”

•  Explore Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam

•  Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels – View historical relics and experience the underground tunnels from the Vietnamese- American conflict

 

The itinerary is flexible to change anything to suit your needs

Day 1 / Hanoi: Hanoi Arrival  – Airport pick up – Meet your tour manager at hotel to go over any questions in your itinerary (D)

Day 2 / Hanoi: Hanoi City Tour (B)

Day 3 / Halong: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cruise & Overnight on a 5-star Cruise Ship (B, L, D)

Day 4 / Hoi An: Halong Bay – Fly to Danang/Hoi An on a 1hr 15min flight  (B, L)

Day 5 / Hoi An: Hoi An Local Tour by Bike, Boat, Fishing & Cooking Class Trip & Half Day Free (B, L)

Day 6 / Hoi An: Hoi An Walking Tour Half Day – Relaxing (B)

Day 7 / Hoi An: Hoi An – Relaxing (B)

Day 8 / Dalat: Hoi An/Danang – Fly to Dalat on a 1hr 15min flight – Tour in the Afternoon (B)

Day 9 / Dalat: Langbiang Mountain Tour – Relaxing (B)

Day 10 / Saigon: Da Lat – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) on a 50min flight  Cu Chi Tunnels Tour (B)

Day 11 / Saigon: Saigon City Tour Half Day – Relaxing (B)

Day 12 / Departure: Saigon – Departure (B)

Trip Package Includes

•  Private A/C transportation as indicated in the program

•  All intra-flights (Vietnam airlines, economy class, airline taxes & service charges included)
     ∗  HANOI (HAN) – DANANG (DAD)/ HOI AN: a 1hr flight
     ∗  DANANG (DAD) – DALAT (DLI): a 1hr 15min flight
     ∗  DALAT (DAL) – HO CHI MINH CITY/SAIGON (SGN): a 50min flight
•  11 nights of accommodations
    ∗  2 nights Hanoi

    ∗  1 night Halong Bay
    ∗  4 nights Hoi An
    ∗  2 nights Dalat
    ∗  2 nights Ho Chi Minh City

•  Meals as indicated in the program: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner

•  Cruise & Overnight on a 5-star cruise ship in Halong Bay (A/C private double/ twin cabin for 02 persons on the cruise ship)

•  Private boat to cruise in Hoi An as indicated in the program

•  All admission costs at places mentioned in the itinerary

•  Tour guides and local guides

•  Visas

•  All entrance fees

•  All taxes & service charges

•  Local sim card for cell phone

 

Trip Package Excludes

•  Other meals and personal expenses that are not noted in the program

•  Trip insurance

Day 1:

Arrival Hanoi – Airport pick up - Check in hotel - Welcome Dinner

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Welcome Dinner · Tour guide · Hotel in Hanoi

Highlights:

Hanoi

Activities:

After meeting a DH Travel tour guide at the airport, you will be transferred to Hanoi for check-in, recovery, welcome dinner, and overnight. After dinner, we will walk through Hanoi’s streets to explore the night markets before returning to your hotel. Stay in a hotel in Hanoi for the night.

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Day 2:

Hanoi City Tour

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · All entrance fees · Hotel in Hanoi

Activities:

At around 8 am after your breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide and driver will pick you up and we start our full day trip to visit the rest main sites of Hanoi such as Ho Chi Minh Complex with Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and one pillar pagoda, West Lake area, Quan Thanh Temple, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. We have lunch in the traditional restaurant in the center of Hanoi before continuing our trip in Hanoi by visiting Ngoc Son Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoa Lo Prison, seeing the Water Puppet Unique show, then enjoy our dinner until escort you to Hanoi Railway Station to catch our night train to Sapa. Stay overnight on the train

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Day 3:

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cruise & Overnight on a 5-star Cruise Ship

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Lunch · Dinner · All entrance fees · Cruise & Overnight on the cruise ship in Halong Bay (private cabin)

Activities:

At around 8:30am our tour guide will pick you up to start our trip to Halong Bay. 12h00 – 12h30 Embark on the cruise ship followed by cruise briefing. 13h00 – 15h30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Turtle Island … 15h30 – 17h30 Visit Amazing Cave(Sung Sot Cave) and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay 17h30 – 19h00 Go swimming, snap photos or just relax as the sun starts to set 19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around Overnight on board.

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Day 4:

Halong - Hanoi – Fly to Danang/Hoi An

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Lunch · Internal airfare Hanoi-Danang/Hoi An · All entrance fees · Hotel in Hoi An

Highlights:

Halong Bay

Activities:

06h30 – 07h00 Begin your day by swimming, exercising, or going on a photo hunt. 07h00 – 11h00 Eat breakfast at sunrise. Visit Ti Top Island, cruise to Ba Hang Fishing Village, pass Dog Rock and Incense Burner, and then return to the harbor for lunch around 11h00 12h00 Transfer you to Hanoi airport for a short flight to Danang, where you are met and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An to check in and relax. Stay at a resort in Hoi An for the night.

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Day 5:

Hoi An Local Tour by Bike, Boat, Fishing & Cooking Class - Half Day Free

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · Lunch of Cooking Class · All entrance fees · Hotel in Hoi An

Activities:

After breakfast, a short bicycle competency test will be given. For those uncomfortable with a pushbike, then other methods of transport can be arranged. The tour starts by cycling along level ground to the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village. Ride along country lanes viewing local life and pause to see farmers toiling in their rice fields. Peddle your way through palm forests, across bridges and fields of water buffalo…Take a short break with a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying a 30-45 minutes ride on a Traditional Basket Boat (round boat) in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn how to sail the basket boat and spend your time catching fish and “purple crabs” in the canal. Continue biking to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetables are produced for the local community. At the village, you will be shown environmentally sustainable practices which the local villagers have used for centuries.  Have lunch with a local family. Afterward, transfer you to the old town of Hoi An to enjoy our walking tour in this famous town by visiting the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tam Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, and the vibrant market. We walk to visit these sites by pasting many low-tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town’s multi-cultural past. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

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Day 6:

Hoi An Walking Tour Half Day - Relaxing

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · All entrance fees · Hotel in Hoi An

Activities:

After breakfast, we enjoy the Old Town of Hoi An walking tour in this famous town by visiting the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tam Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, and the vibrant market. We walk to visit these sites by pasting many low-tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town’s multi-cultural past. Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 7:

Hoi An - Relaxing

Included:

Breakfast · Hotel in Hoi An

Highlights:

Hoi An

Activities:

Today is your free day to explore and relax on Hoi An which is still regarded as one of the most unique destinations in Vietnam for families and couples.

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Day 8:

Hoi An – Fly to Dalat – Tour in the afternoon

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · All entrance fees · Internal airfare Hoi An/Danang – Dalat · All entrance fees · Hotel in Dalat.

Activities:

We leave Hoi An for Dalat by a short flight this morning. After breakfast at the hotel, our driver will pick you up and take you to Danang airport to catch a short flight to Dalat. Upon arrival in Dalat, you will be met and transferred to a hotel in the city center to check in and relax. This afternoon, we will visit the city’s main attractions, including Crazy House, Bao Dai Palace, Dalat market, Linh Phuoc Pagoda, and Thien Vien Truc Lam. In the afternoon, we will return you to your hotel in Dalat. This evening, you should visit the night market in front of your hotel; it is a short, easy, and quick walk from your hotel to this night market. Overnight at hotel in Dalat

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Day 9:

Dalat – Langbiang Mountain - Relaxing (B)

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · All entrance fees · All entrance fees · Hotel in Dalat.

Highlights:

Langbiang Mountain

Activities:

This morning, we will pay a special visit to Langbiang Mountain, Vietnam’s highest peak. You have free time during the day. You live in the most beautiful city in Vietnam, there are flowers everywhere, and this is the best opportunity to take photographs. Stay in a hotel in Dalat for the night.

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Day 10:

Dalat – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi Tunnels

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · All entrance fees · Internal airfare Dalat-Saigon · Hotel in Saigon

Highlights:

Cu Chi Tunnels

Activities:

After breakfast at the hotel, our driver will pick you up and take you to the airport to catch a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. When you arrive in Saigon, you will be met and transferred to a central Saigon hotel to check in. This afternoon, we’ll go to the Cu Chi tunnels, also known as the “Iron Triangle” or “Iron Land.” We’ll be driving through beautiful countryside, past rubber plantations and rice paddies. We will see a short introductory video before entering the tunnels, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. There are also various mantraps and the remains of an American tank on display, as well as numerous bomb craters created by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Return to your hotel in Saigon around 5:30 p.m. Stay in a hotel in Saigon for the night.

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Day 11:

Saigon City Tour Tour - Free Time Half Day

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Tour guide · Breakfast · All entrance fees · Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Activities:

This morning, after breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the main attractions in Saigon City, including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Remnant Museum, and the bustling Ben Thanh Market, where anything and everything is for sale. Afternoon free. Overnight in Saigon

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Day 12:

Saigon - Departure

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast

Highlights:

Airport transfer

Activities:

Free time for more discoveries in Saigon, until it’s time to transfer you to the airport to catch your flight back home or your next destination.