DAY 1 : WELCOME TO HO CHI MINH CITY!
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, which is still commonly referred to as Saigon, is jam-packed with historic landmarks, busy markets, and enticing street stalls making it an excellent city break destination. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 2 : CU CHI TUNNELS – HO CHI MINH CITY HIGHLIGHTS (B/L)
After breakfast, transfer to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels – 70km from city center, it takes around 1hour 15mins. The secret underground system that stretched for over 200 kilometres during the war. Upon on arrival, we will watch a short documentary film about this tunnels tell you how about the histories and how fierce the war happened. Then the tour will help you to learn the pivotal part they played in the war such as trap doors, and climb inside to see where the Viet Cong built storage facilities, weapons factories, kitchens… Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or M16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range (Payment by yourself). Lunch is arranged at the local restaurant. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.
This afternoon, tour in the city starting first with the The War Remnants Museum has a wealth of images from the wars, the most moving being a gallery entitled Requiem which is dedicated to Vietnamese and foreign journalists and photographers who perished during the French and American conflicts. The Reunification Palace was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 30, 1975 when the North Vietnamese tanks came crashing through the front gates, bringing the U.S.-Vietnam War to a dramatic end. Close to the Palace some of the best examples of French colonial architecture are represented in the forms of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Notre Dame Cathedral was built between 1877 and 1883, and the stones used to create it were exported in its entirety from France. Next to the cathedral stands the Central Post Office, finished in 1891. It is another fine example of French architecture and is Vietnam s largest post office. The final stop will be the bustling Ben Thanh Market – a fantastic place for you to buy variety of goods and souvenirs. Return to hotel for free. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 3 : HO CHI MINH CITY – DANANG – HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B/L)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for one-hour flight to Danang. You will be greeted by our local guide and transferred to Hoi An – A major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, you will discover the charming of Hoi An ancient town by walking to visit a traditional Chinese Communal House, Hoi Kien Temple, ancient Tan Ky Merchants’ Houses, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge & spending time in Colorful Hoi An Local Market, Free time for shopping at Hoi An Ancient Town. The remainder of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 4 : HOI AN – MY SON SANCTUARY – DANANG CITY (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer about 40 km West of Hoi An to visit My Son Sanctuary, another UNESCO-recognized world heritage which was once a religious center of Cham people where royal ceremonies and burials were performed. The site now is a colony of partially ruined Hindu temples from the total of 70 constructed by Cham Kings between the 4th and the 14th Century in dedication to god Shiva. It is regarded one of the foremost Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia and is often compared with other temple heritages of Southeast Asia such as Angkor in Cambodia, Ayuthaya in Thailand or Borobudur in Java.
Afternoon, we return to Danang City. visit to the Cham Museum, and understanding of Vietnam’s Champa period relics. Then will continue to the Gold Coast of Vietnam’s. Enjoy the beautiful romantic scenery, follow by the Camellia peninsula, 67m high ornamental look at the Sea Goddess of Mercy. Then browse the world’s unique Mable Mountain, these five elements of metal, wood, water, fire, earth elements Ranking. Come down from the Mable Mountain can enjoy the marble stone Humanities endemic works created by local artists, this place is called the of Stone Carving Art Village. Stay overnight in Danang City.
DAY 5 : DANANG – BANA HILLS – HUE IMPERIAL CITY (B/L)
After breakfast at hotel, depart for Ba Na Hill Station, perched 1,500m up a mountain 48km west of Danang, you will visit some Old French Villas en route, as well as the suspension bridge, Nui Chua & the Mountain Peak (at the height of 1,487m), we will take the cable car to Vong Nguyet villa where we will visit Linh Ung Pagoda, Sakyamuni Buddha’s monument.
Then visit Golden Bridge – a magical, beautiful tourist destination in Danang city. Golden Bridge is a famous bridge in Danang, Vietnam. Golden Bridge is located in Thien Thai Garden of Sun World Ba Na Hills. It is located 1,414m above the sea level. The bridge is connected to the Marseille and Bordeaux stations. So it is to take guests from the foot of the mountain or the French village to visit the flower garden. In the middle of the air, the bridge looks like a brilliant silk. Its length is 150m, including 8 spans, the longest span is 21.2m. Visit and play game at the Fantasy Park – Bana Hills Fantasy Park– the third largest indoor amusement park in the world (only some free games depending on Bana policy).
Free around Bana Hill till go down to the foot of mountain. Afterwards, journey south past the Hai Van Pass and Lang Co, over a spur of the Truong Son Mountain Range that juts into the Vietnam’s East Sea, with spectacular views along the way. Check in hotel & Stay overnight in Hue.
DAY 6 : HUE IMPERIAL CITY – WORLD HERITAGE SITE (B/L)
Spend full day to visit Hue City, Vietnam’s political capital from 1802 to 1945 under the 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty. Traditionally, the city has been one of Vietnam s cultural, religious and educational centers. Visit the Imperial City, which is located in the Citadel. Modeled after the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Imperial City was built in the early 19th century. Explore the Thai Hoa Palace, with its spacious hall and ornate roof of huge timbers supported by 80 carved and lacquered columns. See the Halls of the Mandarins, the Nine Dynastic Urns and the site where the Forbidden Purple City once stood. Move on to Khai Dinh Tomb, the burial site of Khai Dinh, Vietnam’s second-to-last king, and the most elaborate compared to other kings’ tombs. The tomb shows a vivid European influence in architecture despite its Asian style. Stop for shopping at Dong Ba market, the city’s traditional commercial center. Late afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Perfume River for sightseeing and visiting two prominent historical landmarks namely Minh Mang Tomb, where Minh Mang, the 2nd Emperor of the Nguyen dynasty was buried, and Thien Mu Pagoda, a Buddhist monastery still in use with its origin dating back to 1601. Return to hotel for free. Stay overnight in Hue City.
DAY 7 : HUE – HANOI CITY HIGHLIGHTS (B/L)
Morning transferred to Phu Bai Airport for the flight to Hanoi Capital. You will be greeted by our local guide upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport!
The post-colonial capital city of Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, numerous lakes, pagodas and temples. This half day tour takes you around Hanoi s most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ho Chi Minh s Mausoleum and his Stilt House, the Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby. The Temple of Literature, and one of the city’s museums, either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 8 : HANOI – HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT CRUISE (B/L/D)
This morning, you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay (the World Natural Heritage site) via the Red River Delta. After 3.5 hours driving, arrival at Halong Pier, you check in the junk cruise while lunch is served. You will cruise passing through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons teeth. After lunch, you take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay, swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. In the late afternoon, you visit an interesting fishing village with an opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. At sunset, you do kayaking or simply take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnel with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon. Back on board, enjoy watching the peaceful sunset and later unwind at a restaurant. You will stay overnight onboard.
DAY 9 : HALONG BAY CRUISE – HANOI CITY (B/L)
This early morning, after waken up by the sounds of waves and birds welcoming the new day, you will have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit a beautiful limestone grotto. You will have one more time take a walk back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Check out the junk and get on car to return to Hanoi. Visit the Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple, You will stay overnight in Hanoi after water puppet show performance and 1 hour cyclo ride around the Hanoi Old Quarter. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 10 : HANOI CITY – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy your free time to explore this city until transfer to airport for flight home with sweet memories.