Day 1: Hanoi
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for relax, overnight at proposed hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City tour - Joining (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi.
PM: Visit ethnological museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy water puppet show in the afternoon.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong on Deluxe Phoenix Cruiser (B, L, D)
Pick up at your address in Hanoi at 8h30 by Van and drive to Halong Bay.
Arrive at 12h00 noon. At Halong port, our Crew welcomes you on Phoenix Cruiser, enjoy welcome drink & check into your cabin. Lunch with seafood will be served right after.
At 13h00, boat starts 3.5 hours cruising into Halong bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Mat Qui (Monster’s face) islet, But Moc islet, Cap De islet, Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu cave, to a Floating Fishing village to se this unique way of life... and then explore Luon cave (from 16h40 to 17h30). There will be lots of time for swimming, sun bathing. Enjoy a great sunset dinner and relax under the starlit sky before retiring to the comfort of your cabin.
Overnight on boat.
Day 4: Halong Bay - Cat ba island (B, L)
7h30 Breakfast is served onboard. Afterwards, as the boat heads for the other side of the bay, you will have the opportunity of visiting Van Gia - Halong's largest floating village. We will also visit Monkey Island before arriving at Cat Ba Island for lunch. In the afternoon, you may spend your time relaxing, swimming or sight seeing. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at hotel in Cat Ba Island.
Day 5: Cat Ba - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast, we take a local wooden boat back to the Junk for our return to Halong City. Enroute there will be time for swimming and ‘arm-chair' exploration of more beautiful limestone islands- have your camera ready for some beautiful shots!
11h30 Halong Phoenix Cruiser arrives at the dock for lunch in an A/C restaurant before returning to Hanoi.
Trip ends at 16h00.
Day 6: Hanoi - Hue (B)
AM: Free & easy
PM: Transferred to the airport for flight to Hue at 12h40. Upon arrival at 13h50, picked up and transferred to hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue Joining tour (B, L)
AM: Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Saigon (B)
AM: Free and easy
PM: Transferred to the airport for flight to Saigon, picked up and transferred to hotel upon arrival. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 9: Saigon - Mekong Delta (B, L)
8h00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Saigon and relax. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 10: Saigon - Departure (B)
Free until transferred to airport for your ongoing flight.
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