Day 1: Arrival to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) - City tour
Leave your hotel for morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, Pick up at airport, transfer to hotel for checking in. This afternoon, we take a view of the busiest city of Vietnam by visiting the Independence Palace, War Remnant Museum, Center post Office, Bethanh Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta (B)
Drive to My Tho, known as the "bigger rice basket" in Vietnam. Upon arrival Cruising through Mekong River, passing a fishing villages. Visiting some small islets as Turtle, Dragon, Phoenix Island,.. under a green canopy of water coconut trees. Walking through some villages to a fruit garden. Taste tropical fruits, while having live traditional music. Short horse cart ride to a bee farm. Have honey tea. Short rowing boat rideOn the way back to Hochiminh city, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, an unique pagoda in Vietnam mixture of Vietnamese, Chinese and Cambodian architecture. Overnight in Hochiminh city.
Day 3: Saigon - Hanoi city tour (B)
Transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. Our guide in Hanoi will meet you at Noi Bai airport and escort you to a hotel in the center of Hanoi. Afternoon, we do Hanoi city tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, Hoan Kiem lake & Walk in Old quarter. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long bay – World Heritage (B)
We pick you up from your hotel for 3.5 hour driving North East; the bus ride will take you over the Red River and through the country side of our second biggest delta to reach Halong Bay. You would be first dropped off at the harbor of Halong’s embark on cruise, welcome drinks & check in your room. Your lunch, at the boat’s restaurant, is would be served with fresh local seafood, but vegetable menu is always available at your request.
From the marina area, our cruiser passes by Dog Head and Swan Islands, Ba Hang Floating villages (with floating houses), Incense Burner then Thumb Islands before reaching Surprising (Sung Sot) Cave. At around 15h00, our boat will anchored for a short tender ride from the middle of the bay to an island for your visit to famous Sung Sot Cave. The cave visiting will take you about 1 hour (walking inside the limestone cave), then we tender you to visit and swim on Titop Island, which is not far from the cave. Here you can still challenge yourself by climbing up to the top, for a panoramic view, before heading back to swim on its sandy beach.
As the sun sets over the bay, we head back to our cruise and relax. Coffee, tea and fruits will be available on the sundeck or you can order your favorite drink from our bar. Dinner would be served with typically local seafood, you are then free to either drink or experience squid fishing before heading to your bed.
Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B)
You would love to rise a bit early for a breath taking , the stunning vista of the serene bay is always best experience of staying overnight on boat. We serve you buffet breakfast from 7h30, then we have time to gear up to visit around Luom Bo area (provincial border between Quang Ninh province and Cat Ba National Park of Hai Phong). On the cruising way back, we cruise on a different way so that you can see new areas and viewing islands from a different side. At around 10h00, we arrange a cooking demonstration on boat to show you how to make real Vietnamese spring rolls you will learn recipes and techniques that go into the most popular dish of the Vietnamese food.Disembark at 11.00 am & Our bus is already waiting for you at the marina to take you back to Hanoi, we leave Halong Bay and reach to Hanoi around 16h30. Check in hotel for refreshing & Overnight in Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi - Departure (B)
Free time for shopping before transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure.
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