Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, meet up our guide then transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Hanoi
Distance Noi Bai Airport Hanoi Central: 35km ( 45 minutes transfer
After breakfast, start the tour by visiting the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minhs Mausoleum - the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho - and President Ho Chi Minhs stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho's final resting-palace lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. After that, youll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of West Lake. Then we will stop at Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) and learn more about the lakes legend.
After lunch, leave for Halong Bay was awarded by UNESCO as a natural heritage in 1994. This four hour drive will show you the diversity of the North Vietnam villages and rice fields along the journey. Dinner at local restaurant and then check-in hotel. Free time to go shopping at Halong Night Market
Overnight in Halong
Lunch at Viet Kitchen Spring restaurant (or similar) – Vietnamese Cuisine (no pork)
Dinner at Hoa Moc Lan restaurant (or similar) Vietnamese Cuisine (no pork)
Distance Hanoi Halong: 165km ( 4 hours transfer including break time on the way
Note Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closes on Mondays and Fridays for mainternance. So, you will visit outside of Ho chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh square, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minhs House on stilt, One pillar pagoda as normal.
After breakfast, we start enjoying 4 hours boat trip. We walk into the Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace cave) to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the Heaven Palace, we are back to the boat for cruising along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Cock fighting islets Sail islet, Turtle Island. A delicious seafood lunch will be served when we are completely relaxed on boat. We are both having seafood and seeing the wonderful sightseeing outside. At 12:00 at noon, we finish our boat trip and back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi with stopovers at Ceramic and Hand Embroidery Workshop en route and process to Noi Bai Airport for your flight to Saigon. Upon arrival Saigon, our local guide will pick you up and transfer to central for dinner before going to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Saigon
Lunch on boat - Vietnamese Cuisine (no pork)
Dinner at Viet Village restaurant or similar Vietnamese Cuisine (no pork)
Flight VN255 HAN SGN 17.55 PM 20.05 PM, arranged by clients. Suggetion price: 158 USD/pp/way
Distance Halong Hanoi: 165km ( 4 hours transfer including break time on the way
Saigon Airport Saigon Central: 7 8 km ( 30 minutes transfer
Morning start with Cu Chi Tunnels which were never discovered by American Force. These tunnels are stretching over 200 km and were important Viet Cong base during the American War. This underground network, dug by hand connected command posts hospital shelter and weapon factories.
Back to Saigon and wind through District One before heading to the famous Saigon landmarks, the post office and the Cathedral of Notre Dame as well as the Centre Post Office. Visit the Unification Palace which formerly was Independence palace of the South Vietnamese President. End of your city tour; free time to go shopping at Ben Thanh Market
Overnight in Saigon
Lunch at Ben Nay restaurant (or similar) Vietnamese Cuisine (no pork)
Dinner at Viet Heritage restaurant (or similar) Vietnamese cuisine (no pork)
Distance Saigon Central Cu Chi Tunnel: 70 km ( 2 hours transfer
Half city tour: located in Dist 1 and takes 2 3 hours to cover all destinations
DAY 5: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
After breakfast, free at leisure till transfer to airport for departure flight.
End of our service!
Meal Breakfast at hotel
Check out before 12:00 at noon
Distance Saigon Central Tan Son Nhat Airport: 7 - 8km ( 30 minutes transfer)
Hotel accommodation with twin or double sharing rooms as hotel above or similar
Standard meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Prviate traditional wooden junk in Halong Bay
Private transfer and transportation on tour
Single entrance fees as in the itinerary
Sightseeing with local experience English speaking guide
01 guide in Hanoi Halong
01 guide in Saigon Cu Chi
Mineral water with 2 bottles of 500ml/ tour day/ pax
All international airport tax
International flights & domestic flights
SGN HAN or vice versa: 158 USD/ ticket/ way
The airfare is object to change without prior to notice
Early check in or late check out