Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (D)
Upon arrival at Hanoi’s international airport our guide will welcome you then transfer to Hanoi city center by car. In the evening, you will enjoy a welcome dinner accompanied by a traditional Vietnamese music show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
Today we will begin to tour Hanoi, visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda the Museum of Ethnology and the Temple of Literature. Walk around the Hoan Kiem Lake, and enjoy a one-hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter. In the early evening, attend a famous Water Puppet Show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B, L,D)
Heading out of Hanoi to Ha Long Bay, VN Tour Services Co., ltd takes you to Bac Ninh Province and the village of Due Dong, north of Hanoi, where Quan Ho singing was born in about the 16th century. Here, in the 200-year-old communal house, you can sit and listen to a Quan Ho performance by the star singers of the village. After the performance, you can visit the homes of the artists (including an 80-year-old lady, who is one of the lead singers), sip tea, ask questions, and share experiences. Then proceed to the World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay. Check in hotel in Halong Bay and stay overnight there.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
You will spend the morning cruising Va Gia floating Village for visting , kayaking, then going to Bai Tu Long Bay, the neglected area which is the most spectacular bay with islands in different shapes , then you have a look at Hon Gai market, Poem Island. Come back to Ha Long city for lunch in the restaurant. After luch, return to Ha Noi city. Arrive in Ha Noi around 4:00 PM and end the trip. In the afternoon, we return to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Hue (B, L)
Transfer to airport to catch an early flight south to Hue, the ancient imperial city of the Nguyen Kings. With the help of UNESCO and other international organizations, the palace buildings are being restored. Our guide and driver will pick up you at the airport and transfer to your hotel to check in. In the afternoon, you can head into town by cyclo to visit Dong Ba market and the ancient Royal Citadel, constructed in 1805 and the greatest legacy of the Nguyen emperors. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue – Hoi An (B, L)
In the morning, we take a boat ride on the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda then drive to visit Tu Duc King’s Tomb. In the afternoon, drive to ancient Hoi An via the breathtaking Hai Van Pass, marveling at some of Vietnam’s most spectacular scenery. Check in hotel in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An (B, L)
You will spend the rest of day visiting the town of Hoi An – walking over the Japanese Bridge, visiting the different Chinese Assembly Halls and pagodas and walking the market. In the early 1980s, Hoi An’s ancient quarter and historical monuments came under the protection and restoration efforts of UNESCO and the Polish government.
Day 8: Hoian - Danang – Nha trang (B,L)
We drive to Da Nang airport to catch a short flight to Nhatrang, the capital of the Khanh Hoa Province and is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Vietnam. The clear and turquoise water around Nha Trang is ideal for fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving. Arrive in Nha Trang, check in hotel. Have a visit to the Panogar Cham towers and the Oceanographic Institute, enjoying a boat trip to Hon Tam Island for sea bathing Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 9: Nhatrang – Dalat (B,L)
After breakfast at hotel we drive up to Dalat and see its waterfalls, cathedral, key pagodas, Lang Buang ethnic village and the lovely old French colonial houses. In the afternoon we visit to Lam Ty Ni pagoda, one of the unlikeliest and most delightful attractions of a stay in Da Lat. Continue to Da Lat Flower garden and take a train trip at the city's Art Deco train station to see this charming town through train windows. Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 10: Dalat – Saigon (B,L)
In the morning we go sightseeing in Da Lat includes Xuan Huong Lake, which is located at the center of Da Lat. Continue to Central Market where you will be bewildered with a riot of multi-colored flowers as well as various kinds of fresh vegetable and mouthwatering fruits. Visit Pernn waterfall, which is nestled in the valley covered with densely lush vegetation and hugged by pine-forested hills. We drive to Saigon with a stop on the way to marvel at the impressive Dambri waterfall, and visit a silk worm village and local tea and coffee plantations. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 11: Saigon city tour (B,L)
Today we will tour the important parts of Saigon. We will visit to the Reunification Palace, the former palace of President Thieu and his predecessors. Inside you can visit the private rooms of the president, the “War Room” from where the South Vietnamese forces were controlled, and, most poignantly, the room where the North Vietnamese army finally took control in 1975. We continue to the War Museum, where you can learn a lot about the Vietnam War. After lunch we continue to visit Thien Hau temple in China town and Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi (B,L)
Your day begins with a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Here you can walk as much as you want. Should you wish, you can leave the tunnels in time to drive to Tay Ninh, a hot bed of anti-colonial resistance against the French. At noon, the visitor to Tay Ninh’s major attraction-The Holy See of the Cao Dai religious sect-will have the chance to witness the daily ceremony in the surreal temple of the Cao Dai. Late in the day you will return to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 13: Saigon – Vinh Long - Cantho (B,L)
We depart for Vinh Long in the morning. After 3-hrs-drive we will take a boat trip along the Mekong River and its narrow waterways, overhung with dense vegetation. We will try exotic fruits in one of the many orchards. Lunch with local delicacies served in a bonsai garden. We cross the Mekong by a ferryboat to the Can Tho province. In Can Tho we will visit to the fruit market. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 14 : Can Tho – Saigon (B,L)
In the morning we will enjoy a our boat trip to visit the Cai Rang Floating market, one the busiest floating markets in all South East Asia. After the boat trip we will drive back to Saigon by car. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 15: Departure (B)
The last day is free at leisure for shopping or last minute sight seeing before your transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport. VN Tour Services Co., ltd can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations