Day 1: Arrive Hanoi Capital
Arrive Hanoi airport. Transfer to hotel. Check in. One- hour tricycle tour of this charming capital city through the scenic Colonial Quarter, the Restored Sword Lake and end at the Old Quarter of “36 streets of 36 wares”. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi. (D)
Day 2: Hanoi City
Breakfast, morning sightseeing tour to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and his House on stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Lunch at restaurant. Afternoon, Visit Fine Art Museum and Temple of Literature. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Hanoi- Danang – Hoian
Transfer to Hanoi airport for morning flight to Danang. Visit Cham Museum-which has the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world, visit Mable Mountain. Lunch at restaurant overlooking the river. Afternoon, excursion to Hoian- a riverside town 30 km south of Danang that was one of South East Asia’s major international ports during the 17 th, 18 th, 19 th centuries. Dinner at China Beach. Overnight in Hoian. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Hoian- Danang – Hue (on road)
Early morning transfer by road to Hue- the former imperial capital of Vietnam via Hai Van Pass with breath-taking views up and down the coast. Check in hotel. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon, Tour of Imperial Citadel, Tu Duc, Khai Dinh Tombs, boat trip on the Perfume River to Con Hen island to visit the traditional Hue casket hat and peanut candy- making village. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hue. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Hue- Ho Chi Minh
Early morning tour to Thien Mu Pagoda for overlooking and do shopping. Transfer to airport for flight to Saigon. On arrival transfer to hotel. Check in hotel. Lunch at restaurant.Afternoon, city tour visit Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Museum, and the old district of Cholon, the original Chinatown. Evening, dinner and cultural show at Garden Restaurant. Overnight in Saigon. (B, L, D)
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh and Surroundings
Ho Chi Minh extended tour. Choice of Tayninh and Cuchi, Mekong Delta or Vung Tau
* Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh and Cu Chi:
Full day excursion. Breakfast. On the way to Cu Chi tunnels, visit a rice paper making village. Descend into the Cu Chi tunnels where the guerilla fighters constructed an amazing underground base. Lunch at Restaurant in Cu Chi. Afternoon; continue to drive another half an hour forwards Tay Ninh to visit Cao Dai Great Temple, a unique religion worshiping Jesus, Confucius and Buddha. Return to Saigon with an en route visit to a country market. Overnight in Saigon (B, L).
* Ho Chi Minh- Mekong Delta:
Breakfast in hotel. Leave Saigon for Cai Be with a stop at a bonsai garden for tea. From Cai Be, take motorized sampan for a cruise to the floating market, and visit to nearby popcorn cake and rice paper making workshops. Lunch in a garden with dessert of an astonishing variety of fruit. Visit a brick and pottery villages. Return to Saigon by car. Dinner free. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L).
* Ho Chi Minh – Vung Tau:
Drive 125km from HCM city to Vung Tau peninsula. It is one of the most attractive seaside resorts of Vietnam. Overlook the big Rocky Mountains which create the beautiful landscapes. Seafood lunch at restaurant. Walking or sunbathe on Vung Tau Beach. Late afternoon return to HCM. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Saigon. (B, L, D).
Day 7: Departure
Free time at leisure until transfer to the airport for departure.