Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, our guide and driver meet and transfer you to the hotel (check-in time at 14:00hrs, early check-in is not inclusive and subject to the availability).
Have half day city tour. The first attraction is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (viewed from outside) where honors the Greatest President of Vietnam, Mr Ho Chi Minh (closed on Monday and Friday) . Next we continue to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda the most ancient pogoda in Hanoi, located on West Lake (The pagoda closed at 4.30 to 5.30 pm every day). It was Buddism Center under Ly and Tran Dynasty with historical and architecture values hundred years ago. This Pagoda is sarced and beautiful one where local people visit in religious holidays and Tet to pray for a peaceful life.
The next stop is Sword Lake, then walking to explore the lively Old Quarter of Hanoi, a must see place to experience Hanoi, where you will find shopping and cultural/historical sites all wrapped into one.
07:15 Pick up at hotel for three and a half hours road trip with short refreshment on half way to Halong Bay.
12:00 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour, enter our waiting lounge for short break before getting on boat
12:30 Enjoy a welcome drink onboard the Garden bay cruise.
13:00 Cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and having lunch with Set Menu
15:00 Exploring Vung Vieng Village: Guest choose to discover the daily life of the fisher communities with bamboo boat (one hour) or kayaking around Vung Vieng area (one hour)
16:30 Swimming, Sunbathing and Relaxing at Ban Chan Beach.
17:30 Relax and enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat is cruising to Cong Dong - Cong Do area. Docking for overnight.
19:30 Having BBQ dinner
21:00 Free evening or taking part in some activities of board games or squid fishing, karaoke (on request) Taste the variety of drink at our luxury sundeck bar (chargable) with wines, cocktails, brandy, juices...
06:30 Doing exercises with Tai chi on the sundeck.
07:15 Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Hon Co area.
8:00 Exploring the Thien Canh Son Cave. Located at the centre of the World Heritage Area- Halong Bay, Thien Canh Son Cave treats tourists to the wild and mysterious beauty of nature
09:30 Return to the boat for check out and relaxing on sundeck or watching fruits carving demonstration
10:30 Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat cruises back to shore
11:45 Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside our waiting lounge and waiting for return transportation.
16:30 Drop-off at hotel in Hanoi.
Upon arrival in Saigon Airport (SGN), our guide will greet you at the airport and then, transfer you to your hotel for check-in (your room at hotel will be at your disposal from 14:00hrs onward)
Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon, once called the Pearl of the Orient is today a large metropolis that offers the best shopping and dining experiences of Vietnam.
Meet our tour guide at your hotel and start our visit by vehicle to Cu Chi Tunnels, a must-see destination in Southern Vietnam. These Underground tunnels in Cu Chi have been known during the Vietnamese – American war. Visiting to the tunnel system is stretching over 200km and consists of three levels in depth (from 8 to 12 meters) will give you an introduction about a period of Vietnamese history and what materials that the Vietnamese people used to dig such a long tunnel system and how the local people use these tunnels during the war. You have the chance to crawl through this amazing system of tunnels. To have more “thrilling” experience, you can even test your shooting skills on original AK47s and other types of gun from past war times (subject to a surcharge).
Afternoon, you will visit the major and most beautiful sights of Ho Chi Minh City such as Lam Son Square, Saigon Opera House and the People’s Committee Hall, then walk north on tree-lined Dong Khoi Street, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, which were both built in French architecture style during the colonial times. Next stop would be Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), renowned for its symbolic role in the fall of Saigon in 1975. exciting shopping experience in colourful Ben Thanh market, the largest market of Saigon.
Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End trip.
After breakfast at hotel, you have your leisure time to discover Saigon. Beside that, you can discover Saigon
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