Spectacular Vietnam Holiday

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Spectacular Vietnam Holiday
Price from :  $1129

Style : Vietnam Travel
Duration : 15 days/ 14 nights
Tour Route : Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Hoian - Danang - Nhatrang - Dalat - Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh

Taking this 15 day trip, you will experience the sheer excitement of Vietnam. Firstly, we will be enchanted by the charming colonial city of Hanoi by visiting Museum of ethnology, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature. In Halong Bay, we cruise through beautiful scenery, grottoes and fishing village before stopping in a cool bay for kayaking. The beautiful landscapes of kart stone mountains Halong Bay will just make you stunned! Further to the central region, Hue and Hoi An with their own characteristics will create a relaxing atmosphere for you to enjoy slow pace of life. Heading to Nha Trang, we enjoy a paradise on the beach, visit a marine protected island to enjoy a snorkeling and to discover colorful coral reefs. Continue to discover Dalat - the charming city on Highland of Vietnam before catching a flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Enjoy a river boat cruise through densely connected network of rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta, passing through colorful floating markets and orchards. We then try to explore the stronghold of Cu Chi tunnel, crawling through tiny path to experience a guerrilla life. Our tour ends in the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh. For this great holiday, you will find elements of adventure, comfort, interest, relaxation and fun.

 

Highlights:

-          Exploring the charming colonial city of Hanoi

-          Cruising through beautiful scenery, grottoes and fishing village in Halong Bay, the World Heritage Site by UNESCO

-          Discovering Hue city – the ancient capital city of many original historical vestiges with more than 100 architectural works to be

extremely reflecting the life of Emperors and Mandarins under Nguyen’s reign

-          Enjoying Hoian’s unique architecture, lifestyle, markets, ancient houses which have been preserved for years

-          Visiting coral around island, relaxing and swimming in Hon Tam Island in Nha Trang

-          Explore Da Lat – the city of love and flower by visiting at Prenn Water Fall, Tuyen Lam Pagoda and Hoa Binh market.

-          Visiting colorful floating markets, rural villages, cottage industries, orchards loaded with exotic fruits in Mekong delta

-          Seeing how Viet Nam won the war by exploring an incredible network of underground tunnel designed and constructed to

withstand fierce crack down of the external forces, the Cu Chi tunnel

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival from Australia

Arrive at Noi Bai Airport, warmly welcome by our guide and driver and get transferred to the hotel in the heart of Hanoi. Depend on you arrival time, we can arrange some visiting activities or you will have free time at leisure after checking in the hotel. Overnight in Church Boutique Hotel.

 

Day 02: Hanoi city tour (Breakfast, Lunch)

The best word to describe Hanoi is Elegance, and all travelers fall in love with this great city. We spend time to visit the Ho Chi Minh complex, spend a couple of hours to visit Ho Chi Minh museum before walking to the One Pillar Pagoda, the iconic Buddhist temple of Vietnam. Visit the Temple of Literature originally built as a temple of Confucius. This is the site of the Vietnam first university dating back to 1070. The Temple highlights the importance of education. Enjoy Hanoi food in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we visit the Museum of ethnology, the most interesting museum in Vietnam, showing the diverse cultures of 54 ethnic groups in the country.  In the evening, enjoy an unguided performance of Hanoi’s famous Water Puppets. Overnight in Church Boutique Hotel.

 

Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Halong Bay brings tourists a feeling of being lost in a legendary world of stone islands of which shapes will change depending on the angle and the light. On 12th December 2000 it was the second time Ha Long Bay was voted a world natural heritage for its geological value at the 24th meeting of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in Cairns, Australia. Today we explore this myth. Take a four hour drive to Halong Bay before boarding on our cruise boat. We will cruise through remarkable limestone formations of Halong Bay. We have the opportunities to enjoy a swim, visits to stunningly beautiful grottoes and do some kayaking. Overnight on the Paloma cruise boat will be a memorable experience.

 

Day 04: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)

In the morning, enjoy some guided Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. We continue sightseeing and cruising around Halong Bay, before enjoying the delicious lunch with seafood on board the cruise boat. Enjoy the spectacular scenery, crystal clear water and stunning rock formations before turning to the harbor and driving back to Hanoi. Explore the Old Quarter streets with all the sights and sounds you can imagine. Taste a strong local wine in a street food stall or join thousands of beer lovers in BIA HOI restaurants. You will definitely love it! Overnight in Church Boutique Hotel.

 

Day 05: Hanoi – Hue by flight (Breakfast)

After having breakfast in your hotel and have some free time in Hanoi for shopping or free strolling. After lunch, we will go to the airport for a short flight to Hue. The city of Hue in central Vietnam is 654km from Hanoi. Hue has two World Heritages to offer to tourists, the elegant (or royal court) music and complex of monuments. The beautiful natural sceneries are not too magnificent and boasting but are gentle and romantic. Hue people are very diligent and creative. Their creativity is demonstrated by the traditional craft products they make, or the cuisine and food they prepare. Check in and free in this enchanting town with your family members. Overnight in Camellia Hotel.

 

Day 06: Hue city tour (Breakfast, Lunch)

After having breakfast, lets start to explore the complex of monuments in Hue. Our tour starts in the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City. Built in the 19th century by the Nguyen dynasty, the City was home to the former Emperors of Vietnam from 1802 until 1945. The sights still boast the special royal characters. Then, sit on the boat cruising on the romantic Perfume River and visit Hue's best-known religious site, the Thien Mu Pagoda. We continue the tour by visiting the enchanting mausoleum of emperors Khai Dinh or Tu Duc – the famous emperors of the Nguyen dynasty. Overnight in Camellia Hotel.

 

Day 07: Hoi An (Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast, we take a three hour drive to another World Heritage site, Hoi An ancient city. Along the way our car passes by stunning coastal scenery and Lang Co beach, a new tourist destination of the central region. We reach the ancient and historic town of Hoi An, which was for three centuries one of the most important ports in Central Vietnam. In the afternoon we visit Japanese covered bridge, Tan Ky Old hose, Phuc Kien Pagoda, Cham Museum and Chinese Assembly Hall. Then get back for a great swim in Cua Dai beach. The beach is clean, shallow and often calm. Enjoy seafood and local delicacies by the beach or in a restaurant. In the evening you explore this ancient city on foot or on rickshaw on your own. Overnight in Hoi An Glory Hotel.

 

Day 08: Hoi An - Da Nang – Nha Trang (Breakfast)

Enjoy the morning hours in Hoi An with its unique architecture, lifestyle, markets, ancient houses which have been preserved for years. Extra activities for further consideration include Scuba diving/snorkeling in Cham Island; bike tour to the adjacent Marble Mountain, half day trip to the ancient ruins at My Son (kingdom of Champa), or just relax on one of the best beaches on earth, the Cua Dai Beach. In the afternoon we transfer to Da Nang for a short flight to Nha Trang. Check in the hotel and have time for a great swim. Overnight in Nha Trang Lodge Hotel.

 

Day 09: Nha Trang Boat trip to islands (Breakfast, Lunch)

Nha Trang City has so much to offer to all members of your group. In the morning, have a half day tour to discover Nha Trang’s famous attractions such as the Ponagar Cham Tower and Long Son pagoda. In the afternoon we will start a boat trip from Cau Da pier to Hon Tam Island for visiting colorful coral reefs around island. Enjoy the great blue sea snorkeling there. On the way back to the city, we will stopover at a local fishing village and Tri Nguyen Aquarium before returning to the hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang Lodge Hotel.

 

Day 10: Nha Trang – Da Lat (Breakfast, Lunch)

Often referred to as the city of love and flowers, Da Lat City is a must visit place in Vietnam. After breakfast, we check out and leave Nha Trang for this charming city on the Highland of Vietnam,. On the way, we will stop over to visit Pokrongarai Cham Tower, the most spectacular Cham tower in Vietnam. Enjoy the beauty of scenery en route when we pass the Ngoan Muc Pass. Arrival and check in hotel in Da Lat city. In the afternoon, we will explore the city of Love by visiting its Prenn Water Fall, Tuyen Lam Pagoda and Hoa Binh market. Overnight in Da Lat Hotel.

 

Day 11: Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh (Breakfast, Lunch)

Wake up in the morning and take a walk around the centre to feel the romance of the city. We then continue to explore the city with a visit to Flower Garden and Former Palace of Emperor Bao Dai - the last Emperor of Vietnam. Have lunch before catching a short flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Check in hotel and free at the leisure. Spend time to taste great cuisine in the central business districts. Overnight in Saigon Eden Hotel.

 

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh city tour (Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet dinner)

Saigon is bustling in every aspect of life: economic, culture, historical and demographic! We start our city tour by visiting the War Remnants Museum to discover one chapter of the city before heading to Reunification Palace close by. Explore the iconic sights of the city by taking a walk around Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral and the central Post Office. Enjoy a street coffee to embrace a new local street life. Shop along the streets of central business districts. In the evening, enjoy a buffet dinner on the Bonsai cruise which finds its way through the Saigon River. Watch the world go by and feel the fresh air from the Can Gio delta sanctuary. Overnight in Saigon Eden Hotel.

 

Day 13-14: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner)

Want to experience the morning in the middle of nowhere on earth? Today we will leave Saigon for Cai Be town (80 kms away) in the Mekong Delta to take a river boat trip. This journey cruises through floating markets, rice fields, fruit plantations and houses on stilts along densely connected networks of rivers and canals. Experience a home stay in a local family. Taste the local cuisine which is cooled with simple healthy ingredients. In the next morning, wake up and enjoy the feeling of being in the middle of nowhere! Enjoy a bike ride along the rice fields to visit pottery workshops. We then walk through the island’s orchards and navigate through narrow canals in a traditional wooden sampan. Feel the touch of life on the vastest low lying delta in the Southeast Asia. Then, take another boat from the home stay Island to our vehicle and get back to Saigon in late the afternoon. Overnight in Saigon Eden Hotel.

 

Day 15: Saigon Departure for Australia (Breakfast, Lunch)

In the morning we will explore an incredible network of underground tunnel designed and constructed to withstand fierce crack down of the external forces, the Cu Chi Tunnels. Thousands of books and journal articles have written about it. However no word could describe it better than experience it yourself. Come and see how Vietnam won the war. You’ve got to appreciate the talent of the country. The tunnels are nested among green bushes and trees. Get back in the afternoon and free, and prepare for the airport transfer for your flight home. End of Service.

 

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Indicative price: From 1129 USD/person. 

 

Tour price has included:

Accommodation with daily breakfast
Air-con transportation
Private English Speaking Guides
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
All domestic flights + any train tickets
Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Excursion boats and cruise boats
Service Charge & Government Taxes

 

Note

Prices vary frequently and significantly, depending on market factors, our specific discounts, your group size, hotel classes, full or half board basis, touring itinerary, and timing. So enquire now to get an instant cost estimate! 

 

Factors Group size Hotel classes Meals Touring itinerary Time of travel
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General price policy: 

Tour prices get cheaper and cheaper as group size gets bigger and bigger. More people traveling together will reduce the prices

Staying in three starred hotels will reduce tour prices significantly, as accommodation accounts for a big share of total costs. We generally use hotels from three stars upwards.

Meals can be selected based on bread& breakfast; half board or full board. It is quite cheaper if you let us take care of your meals. However you can take a half board basis to experience the cuisine yourself.

The more sights you visit, the more tickets are bought and the more miles are run.

Selecting to travel in high seasons is generally 15-25% more expensive than in low seasons. However if you book a tour well in advance you will get rid of the risk

 

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