Vietnam Must Experience Trip 8 day Halong Bay to Delta of Mekong

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Vietnam must experience 8 day

Vietnam must experience 8 day have been carefully designed for travelers who are looking for a Vacation in Vietnam that allow them to visit best of North and South together in one single trip. The holiday starts in Hanoi with a sightseeing in charming town allowing you to experience iconic attractions that Hanoi has to offer, next, we drive to Halong to stay an overnight on board a cruise ship before we flight to Ho Chi Minh city for another unique experience

What will you experience in Southern Vietnam?

For many travelers Ho Chi Minh city is a new place in Vietnam, of course it is, when in Saigon you will visit city’s tourist attractions on a guided tour, then, for an excursion day we will visit Cu Chi tunnel and the Tay Ninh temple – Your trip will then continue to Mekong Delta visiting floating markets in Ben Tre. Note: the trip could be combined with beach and or in central Vietnam for a longer stay, please make sure to check Vietnam tour packages out before booking the trip.

Day 1: Hanoi arrival

Arriving in Hanoi in the morning, you will be welcomed by a tour guide and car. Transferring to Hanoi, you do check in hotel and relax. In the afternoon, you will have a half-day Hanoi tour, which is: Ngoc Son temple, Hoan Kiem Lake, Temple of Literature then do not miss to take one hour to cycle around the old quarters to understand more about the daily life of Hanoian. Overnight in Hanoi


Day 2: Hanoi– Halong Bay (B/L/D)

In the morning, after having breakfast you will depart to Ha Long Bay.
Arriving at Ha Long Bay at the middle of the day, you will embark for a luxury wooden junk boat for an enchanting 2-day and 1-night on Ha Long Bay Cruise experience. While on boat, you will have a chance to go sightseeing huge intricate honeycomb rocks, hidden caves and enchanting lagoons, lose yourself in the stunning landscape and spy interesting shapes in the rocks. In addition, the ever-changing light, fog and clouds reflecting off the waters of the bay will create a magical and mercurial atmosphere.

Another thing to note is that you will enjoy an excellent lunch and dinner on board, including delicious and fresh local seafood. In the evening, the cruise will be anchored for you to spend the night on the bay. Besides, don’t miss the chance to swim in the crystal waters or go kayaking around the extraordinary limestone towers. Overnight on board

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/-)

If you are a morning person then you may attend a Tai Chi class that is held on the sundeck of your cruise. After that, you are supposed to enjoy a colorful buffet breakfast with some Paradise delights. Continuing exploring Halong Bay, you will sail across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major destinations. In the afternoon, we drive back to Hanoi.
For the rest of day, you can enjoy water puppet theater. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi –Ho Chi Minh (B/L/-)

After that, you will head to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest city of Vietnam. When landing at Ho Chi Minh City, you will be welcomed by our local guide and transferred to the center of city to explore the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of April 1975, and French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office.
Then, visit the War Remnants museum, the China Town, Thien Hau pagoda.
The last sightseeing we will discover is Ben Thanh market
Overnight at the hotel in HCM city

Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi, Tay Ninh ( B/L/-)

After having breakfast, you will have a full-day tour.
In the morning, you will proceed to Cu Chi Tunnels where you will visit the amazing network of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War by the Viet Cong.
After the excursion around Cu Chi, the tour will proceed to Tay Ninh – the historical center of the Cao-Dai religion in the past. Founded in 1926, Cao-Dai is a combination of Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. At the Holy See Temple, you will have the chance to watch the worshipers in their long white tunics during noon mass.
Back to Ho Chi Minh and relax at hotel.

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B/L/-)

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho which lies on the left side of the Mekong River, you then get on a sampan and cruise down the river around the four stunning islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Pulling over to Unicorn Island, you will go walking around country lanes, seeing orchards, eating tropical fruits, enjoy the folk music which performed by the local people, and visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal, you can have a relaxation time in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business and honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy at the workshops. Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, you will have time to cycle around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. In case you can’t joint the cycling trip, you can lie on a hammock relax and enjoy cool breeze instead.

Day 7: Can Tho – Ho chi Minh (B/-/-)

In the early morning, pick up at your hotel, then we depart to the port for riding boat to see round Cai Rang Floating Market (the most unique market in Vietnam) with local people being selling, buying, and exchanging goods from their boats. Walk around to see orchard, rice paper making, rice crispiest producing process…, and more visit to local gardens, taste the Coconut Milk, fresh fruits. Landing on the local people village to visit rice noodles and rice papers workshops of local people, people warmly welcome you with fruits served in farmers’ gardens.

Free lunch then After lunch, proceed to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport to take flight back home.

Trip notes:
You can choose optional tours : Cooking class tour half day in Hanoi 52 USD/pax ( join in group tour)
Firstly, you will walk to the Chau Long Market and enjoy a tour of the market highlighting the ‘wet’ / unusual fruits / livestock / silk worms, with Tracey Lister and/or HCC chefs. Then back to HCC and commence cooking class with Tracey Lister and /or HCC chefs, take home printed recipes as well as samples of some local fruit, green bean cake, quail eggs, etc.
At the end of the cooking class, you can enjoy the meal and have a chance to chat with Tracey Lister and Dinh Phung Linh .
* relax in the comfort of the HCC dining area and enjoy free local beers, wine or lemon juice.

Services for Vietnam must experience 8 day

  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in double/twin shared bed & breakfast
  • Meals as indicated (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • Boat tour in Mekong Delta
  • All Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water and tissue
  • Free visa approval letter
Hotels for this tour

Economy Hotels 3 *

  • Hanoi: Conifer hotel/ Classic room
  • Halong Bay: Swan cruise/Deluxe cabin
  • Hue city: Newstar hotel/ Superior room
  • Hoi An: Thuy Duong 3/Superior
  • Ho Chi Minh: Elios/Superior
  • Can tho: Saigon- Can Tho/Premium

Note: Hotels are subject to change and availability and might be replaces by similar options

Deluxe Hotels 4 *

  • Hanoi: Tirant/ Superior room
  • Halong Bay: Pelican/Deluxe cabin
  • Hue city: Mondial hotel/ Superior room
  • Hoi An: Vinh Hung riverside/Superior
  • Ho Chi Minh: Paragon/Premium
  • Can Tho: TTC/Deluxe

Note: Hotels are subject to change and availability and might be replaces by similar options

Luxury Hotels 5 *

  • Hanoi:Melia/ Deluxe room
  • Halong Bay: Starlight/ Deluxe
  • Hue city: Imperial hotel/ Superior room
  • Hoi An: Vinh Hung riverside/Superior
  • Ho Chi Minh: Paragon/Premium
  • Can Tho: Victoria Can Tho/ Superior

Note: Hotels are subject to change and availability and might be replaces by similar options