Circuit of 8 days, 7 nights. Tour in Hanoi + Halong Bay + Ho Chi Min + Delta Mekong
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Impressive circuit from north to south of Vietnam. Visit the inspiring beauty of the natural environment of the north of Red River and the south of Mekong Delta, where almost all entire coastal area is a patchwork of green rice fields, tended by women in traditional conical hats in the area. You cannot miss the visits to the two major cities: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon.
Day 1: Arrival - Hanoi (dinner included)
Arrival to Noi Bai International Airport of Hanoi, welcome by our guide and transfer to hotel by private transportation. At night, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Visits (breakfast included)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the Mausoleum Ho Chi Min, the President"s Palace and Pagoda of One Pillar, then continue to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam, a shrine for the worship of Confucius, founded in 1066. We’ll continue visiting the National Museum of Ethnology of Vietnam, the best museum in the Southeast Asia with interactive exhibits, large collection of well-preserved objects and documents. Following is that we’ll make a tour of about an hour by tuk tuk, the traditional transportation in Vietnam around the Old neighborhood and enjoy a performance of the famous puppets in the water. The traditional contents of these shows are related to the daily life of Vietnamese peasants and rich history. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (breakfast-lunch-dinner included)
If you love the sea, the quiet, open spaces, navigate, reading, silence, sky, sunsets, sunrises, starry skies to infinity and discover new worlds, talking with special people, share experiences with a team of hard but exciting work, then perhaps travelling in a traditional boat is ideal. After breakfast, drive to Halong Bay, about 180 kms from Hanoi (approx 4 hrs.). Transfer to the port to board on a cruise around this wonderful place and enjoy a landscape of extraordinary beauty. Visit islets and caves. If time allows, have the opportunity to enjoy a swim in the emerald waters of the bay. Food and accommodation at the reed.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Flight to Ho Chi Min (lunch-dinner included)
We’ll continue to explore the stunning Halong Bay. After the visit, transfer to the pier for landing and departure to Hanoi airport to take a domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), the country"s largest city. Arrival and transfer to the hotel to accommodate. Accommodation in Ho Chi Min City (Saigon).
Day 5: Ho Chi Min – Cai Be – Can Tho (Mekong Delta) (breakfast incluided)
Depart to Cai Be, we will go to the Mekong Delta on a traditional sailing boat. Out where we can see some local factories and see how to produce rice paste, rice popcorn and coconut candy. Visit Mekong. Transfer to the numerous tributaries of the Can Tho River and to the hotel. Accommodation in Can Tho.
Day 6: Can Tho - Cai Rang - Ho Chi Min (breakfast included)
We’ll take a boat ride around Cai Rang floating market which is 7 km downstream from Cantho, and we’ll see an awesome thing where local people sell local products inside their boats and canoes. Then we leave to return to Can Tho from Ho Chi Min. Freetime. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 7: Ho Chi Min (Breakfast included)
This day we’ll explore the economic centre of the country discovering the most important places in this popular town: Reunification Palace, War Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office. We continue with visits Chinatown including Cho Lon market (Big market) and Thien Hau Pagoda. Free time. Overnight in Ho Chi Min.
Day 8: Ho Chi Min - Departure (Breakfast included)
Freetime until transfer to the airport of Tan Son Nhat of Ho Chi Minh to fly back.
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