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Duration:
 13 Days / 12 Nights

The trip covers all the best of nature, culture, people, and cuisine of Vietnam

13 Days Best of Vietnam

Special Features
Enjoy the best of Hanoi, including its old town, street food, natural lakes, ancient pagodas, top museums

Take a 5-star boat cruise trip to UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, go kayaking, explore amazing caves

Tour Hoi An with its amazing beaches and Hoi An Old Town a UNESCO-listed Site since 1999

Discover Hue the first-world UNESCO cultural heritage site in Vietnam

Explore Ho Chi Minh City the largest city in Vietnam with its bustling life and colonial architecture

Boat in the Mekong River Delta to experience the water-river life of the locals in the region

Enjoy Phu Quoc island the most beautiful island in Vietnam

Day 1/ Hanoi: Arrival Hanoi – Airport pick up & Check in hotel – Welcome Dinner if the time permits (D)

Day 2/ Hanoi: Hanoi City Tour (B)

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

Day 4/ Halong: Halong Bay Cruise (B, L, D)

Day 5/ Hoi An: Halong Bay – Fly to Danang/Hoi An UNESCO-listed Site (a 1hr flight) (B, L)

Day 6/ Hoi An: Hoi An Local Tour by Cycling, Boat & Cooking Class – Hoi An Walking Tour (B)

Day 7/ Hue: Hoi An – Hue UNESCO-listed Site – City Tour & Boat Trip (B)

Day 8/ Ho Chi Minh City: Hue – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (a 1hr flight) – City Tour (B)

Day 9/ Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh City – Delta River Mekong Boat Trip – Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Day 10/ in Phu Quoc: Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Phu Quoc island (a 50min flight) – Free (B)

Day 11/ Phu Quoc: Phu Quoc Island – Free (B)

Day 12/ Ho Chi Minh City: Phu Quoc island Free – Fly back to Ho Chi Minh City (a 50min flight) (B)

Day 13/ Departure: Ho Chi Minh City – Depart(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) – HO CHI MINH CITY/SAIGON (SGN): a 1hr flight
∗   SAIGON (SGN) – PHU QUOC ISLAND (PQC): a 50min flight
∗   PHU QUOC ISLAND (PQC) – SAIGON (SGN): a 50min flight

•  12 nights of accommodations double/twin sharing room at the hotels and homestays

•  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 and Mekong River 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 being met at the airport by a DH Travel tour guide, you will be transferred to Hanoi for check-in, recovery, and welcome dinner if the time permits.
Overnight in Hanoi

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Day 2:

Hanoi City Tour

Included:

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

Activities:

After your breakfast at the hotel, we start our Hanoi city tour, firstly we visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex with its Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh Museum, and one pillar pagoda. Next, we visit nearby West Lake, Quan Thanh Temple, and Tran Quoc Pagoda. Afterward, we see the Temple of Literature, originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is also Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070, the temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. Lunch will be at a fine local restaurant in Hanoi.
In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam, the Museum of Ethnology, widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minorities. Then enjoy a memorable one-hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets to see the real life of the Hanoi locals and the different parts of the city, have your cameras ready! this bustling area of narrow streets is home to thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers, originally, the 36 street names were related to the products being sold there, we also have a chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show to hear the Vietnamese traditional instruments and songs from the live musicians who play throughout the show before transferring you back hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi

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Day 3:

Hanoi – Halong Bay UNESCO-listed Site – 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:

Breakfast at the hotel, 7:45 – 08:00: Pick you up at the hotel and drive 3 hours to Halong Bay. 12:30 – 13:00: Embark on the Cruise Ship followed by cruise briefing. 13:00 – 15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as cruise further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay. 15:30 – 16:30: You are free to choose one of the options:
Option 1: Fishing village visit. Who is interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in a closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, an excellent setting for some good photos.
Option 2: Beach and kayaking. For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands at some kayaking in the magnificent setting of Halong Bay.16:30 – 17:30: Return to Calypso Cruiser and have a bath then relax as the sun starts to set. 17:30-19:00: Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Calypso Cruiser Chef. 19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, do night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
Overnight on the cruise ship in Halong Bay

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Day 4:

Halong Bay Cruise – Lan Ha Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay

Included:

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

Highlights:

Halong Bay

Activities:

06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi on the sundeck. 07:00 – 08:00: Have breakfast at sunrise. 08:30 – 10:30: Picked up by day boat and cruise forward Lan Ha Bay. 10:30 – 12:00: Kayaking at Dark and Light Cave. 12:00- 13:00: Have lunch. 13:00 – 15:00: Cruise to Three Peaches Beach, relaxing, kayaking, and swimming. 15:00 – 17:30: Return to mother boat.
Overnight on the cruise ship in Halong Bay

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Day 5:

Bai Tu Long Bay – 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:

Breakfast on the cruise ship and be free. 09:00: Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a morning view of the seascapes while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. 09:00 – 09:30 a.m.: Visit Thien Canh Son Cave, a medium-sized and less-frequently visited cave in the Bai Tu Long area. 09:30 – 10:00: Check-out area Luggage can be delivered to the reception area. 10:00 – 11:00: While returning to the Harbor we have an early lunch on the cruise ship. 12:00 Disembark the Cruiser, and transfer you directly to Hanoi International Airport for a short flight to Danang/Hoi An, upon your arrival at Danang International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the old town of Hoi An UNESCO-listed site for check-in.
Overnight in Hoi An

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Day 6:

Hoi An Local Tour by Cycling, Boat & Cooking Class – Hoi An Walking Tour

Included:

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

Activities:

After breakfast, our tour starts on the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village and 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-minute ride on a Traditional Basket Boat (round boat) in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn how to sail the basketboat and spend your time catching fish and “purple crabs” in the canal. Continue 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 a Cooking Class and have lunch with a local family. Afterward, transfer you to the old town of Hoi An, a UNESCO-listed site to enjoy our walking tour here to visit the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200-year-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, we also have a chance to tailor-made clothes in a flash in this old town until transfer you back hotel.
Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 7:

Hoi An - Hue City Tour & Boat Trip

Included:

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

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, we leave Hoi An for Hue, which is an ancient historical capital city, there are more than 100 architectural works reflecting the life of emperors and mandarins under Nguyen’s reign, situated in the middle of hills on the southern bank of the Perfume River are very beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings.
Upon arrival in Hue, we check into a hotel and start our tour in Hue to the wharf to cruise along the Perfume River to visit: Thien Mu Pagoda (The Heavenly Lady Pagoda) with a good view of the Perfume River and its surroundings, explore Tu Duc King’s tomb, one of the most beautiful works of Royal Architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty, visit Hue Imperial and Forbidden City, Garden House, and Dong Ba Market, the largest market in Hue. The tour ends around 06:00 PM. Transfer you back to the hotel.
Overnight in Hue

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Day 8:

Hue – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Tour (B)

Included:

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

Activities:

After breakfast, we leave Hue for Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) by a 1hr flight. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to the hotel for check-in. PM: We take a half-day city tour to visit the city’s major attractions are the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of South Vietnam’s President until the end of April 1975, the Notre Dame Cathedral with French colonial structures, the War Remnant Museum, and the bustling Ben Thanh Market, the largest market in southern Vietnam, where everything is for sale.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Day 9:

Saigon - Boat Trip in My Tho & Ben Tre of Mekong River Delta - Saigon

Included:

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

Activities:

8 AM Pick up in hotel lobby. Mekong Delta boat trip to My Tho and Ben Tre, famous for small wooden boats, sweet candy, and local folk songs. The tour ends at 5P with drop-off at your hotel in Saigon.
Overnight in Saigon

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Day 10:

Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Phu Quoc Island - Free

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast · Internal airfare Saigon-Phu Quoc island · Hotel in Phu Quoc island

Highlights:

Phu Quoc

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel, free time until our driver picks you up and transfers you to the airport to catch a short flight to Phu Quoc Island with the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. Upon arrival at Phu Quoc airport, you are picked up and transferred to the hotel near the beach for check-in. The rest time is free for you to relax and explore Phu Quoc on your own.
Overnight on Phu Quoc island

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Day 11:

Phu Quoc - Free (B)

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast · Hotel in Phu Quoc island

Highlights:

Phu Quoc 

Activities:

Today is your free day to explore and relax on Phu Quoc island. Phu Quoc island is still regarded as the most romantic destination for couples on their honeymoons.
Overnight on Phu Quoc island

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Day 12:

Phu Quoc Free – Fly back Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (B)

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast · Internal airfare Phu Quoc island-Ho Chi Minh City · Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights:

Ho Chi Minh City

Activities:

Free time until our driver picks you up and takes you to the airport for your short flight back to Ho Chi Minh City, upon arrival at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Day 13:

Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

Included:

Private A/C transportation · Breakfast

Highlights:

Airport transfer

Activities:

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