Indo 05: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park – Halong Bay – HoiAn – Nha Trang – Saigon – Mekong Delta (13 days / 11 nights)

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Arrive at NoiBai airport. Transfer to hotel. After checking in hotel, take a rickshaw ride through the French colonial quarter, the administrative quarter and the Old Quarter. Welcome dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi (D).

Day 2: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park
8:00AM Drive to Cuc Phuong National Park. Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre. Have lunch at local restaurant. And then take a 4-hour trek through the old rainforest. Dinner and overnight in Park. (L,D)

Day 3: Cuc Phuong National Park – Hoa Lu – TamCoc – Hanoi
Drive to Hoa Lu, the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient Temples of Le and Dinh Dynasties. Discover the daily life of villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops to Tam Coc for lunch. PM. You will take two hours on boat for sightseeing Tam Coc grottos. Return to Hanoi. Dinner on your own and overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 4: Hanoi – Halong
Morning drive to Halong bay. Arrive at Halong city. Board Huong Hai Junk, check-in registration. Have lunch on board. PM: A fantastic cruise in Halong Bay visit Dinh Huong, Ga Choi island, Dog, Sail Island. Continue to visit Sung Sot cave and a swim at Titov beach. Enjoy dinner on board while watching sunset. Fishing, drinking Vietnamese wine and spending a night on an air-conditional cabin. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Halong – Hanoi
After have breakfast. A morning cruise to visit Man’s head island, Tortoise island, visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat, Bai Tu Long bay, Toad island, Bai Tho mountain. Return to Halong city and have lunch on board. Go back to Halong wharf and return to Hanoi. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 6: Hanoi – DaNang (by Air)
You will be transferred to the NoiBai airport for the flight to DaNang. The guide will meet you and take you to HoiAn – Ancient town, go across beautiful rural landscapes. Stop at Stone Carving village, Non Nuoc beach on route. Check- in hotel and then have lunch with traditional local food. After lunch, walking around the town to visit some typical places: Bridge pagoda, Hoi Quan Phuoc Kien, handicraft shop, enjoy traditional music. Have dinner on your own. Overnight in HoiAn. (B,L)

Day 7: HoiAn – City tour and Handicraft villages
Full day visit HoiAn: Ong Pagoda, HoiAn Museum, Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky Old House, Assembly Hall of Cantonese Chinese Congregation. Getting on boat at Thu Bon River and visiting other traditional handicraft villages: Thanh Ha Ceramic village, Kim Bong Carpentry village. Come back to Hotel. Overnight in HoiAn.(B,L)

Day 8: HoiAn – DaNang – Nha Trang

Leave HoiAn for Danang airport for the flight to Nha Trang, one of nicest beaches in Vietnam. In the afternoon, we will visit the Po Nagar Cham Tower and the Oceanographic Institute. Time at leisure. Dinner on your own and overnight in Nha Trang. (B,L)

Day 9: Nha Trang
Full day boat trip to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Hon Mun and Hon Tam Island. Sea-bathing in the blue water beach. You can also enjoy diving or snorkeling at the islands. Lunch on boat. Come back to Hotel. Time at leisure. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Nha Trang. (B,L)

Day 10: Nha Trang – Saigon
You will be transfer to the airport to take the flight to Ho Chi Minh City. You will be met and transferred to the hotel. Half day City tour including China Town, visit Thien Hau pagoda, Cholon market and shopping. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L)

Day 11: Saigon

Full day city tour including: Reunification Hall (ex- President Palace), History Museum, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda. Lunch at restaurant. PM, Cathedral, War Remnants Museum. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L)

Day 12: Saigon – 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 village on road. Return to Saigon by car. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L).

Day 13: Departure
Time at leisure until your flight.

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