North and South of Vietnam Package 7 Days 6 Nights

  • Duration: 7 days

Destinations: Hanoi icon-16Halong Bay icon-16Ho Chi Minh City icon-16Mekong Delta

Do you have some ideas for your holiday? If no, an ideal holiday in the North and the South of Vietnam is such a great choice for yours. You will be back to the old time with historical highlights in Hanoi and how exciting it is when enjoying cyclo around the Hanoi Capital City. It is really cool that you can spend your valuable time on cruise in Ha Long Bay to contemplate the splendid landscapes. To experience lively lifestyles, Ho Chi Minh is such a good destination for your trip. Everything will be wonderful if you pay your energy to discover Vietnamese war in Cu Chi tunnels system. And the unique atmosphere around Mekong River where you relax on boat to float to, will not make you disappointed. Let’s go to Vietnam!


Highlights of tour trip: 

  • Discovering the highlights around Hanoi city and experiencing their lifestyle
  • Staying overnight on a cruise in Halong bay – one of 7 new Wonders of the World
  • Visiting the symbols of Ho Chi Minh city
  • Learning more about the history of Vietnam war by discovering the Cu Chi tunnels system
  • Taking a sampan on Mekong river to enjoy the unique atmosphere of Southern Vietnam


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Full Itinerary

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Brief

Day 1: Hanoi arrival

Day 2: Hanoi city tour

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay

Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – fly to Ho Chi Minh

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Cu Chi tunnels

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh departure

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Itinerary

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Welcome to Vietnam: after long time on airplane, you will reach Vietnam – the S-shaped land, where 54 different ethnic minorities inhabited.

Your group will be warmly welcomed by our guide and driver at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the city center of Hanoi

Free on your own afterward

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Meals included: __/__/__

Parameter: Airport – Hotel: 30 km/Driving: 45 minutes

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 2: HANOI CITY TOUR/THE PAST IN THE PRESENT

In the morning

  • At 08:30, our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel then you start your day to discover Hanoi City
  • Firstly, you will pay a visit to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, is a building to commemorate the merits of Ho Chi Minh Uncle – a great leader of Vietnam, and the surrounding sites of One Pillar Pagoda and his ancient house.
  • After 2 hours, you will go to the next site of the Temple of Literature, which is the first University of Vietnam and dedicated to Confucius (Khong Tu).

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In the afternoon

  • After saving energy with local lunch, you will leave for the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam.
  • It is estimated to be 2 hours at the museum then you will be transferred back to the old quarter and visit the Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Finally, you will sit in front of Cyclo to move around the Old Quarter and experience the local life in 45 minutes before coming back your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Today useful note(s):

  • Wearing formal clothes (cover your knees and shoulders) to visit some spiritual/cultural sites
  • Museum of Ethnology will close on Monday so Hoa Lo prison will be the alternative attraction
  • The complex of Ho Chi Minh mausoleum will not open for worshiping on Monday or Monday so you just visit the surrounding parts on those days

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY/A NIGHT ON A PEACEFUL BAY

In the morning

  • At 08:00 after breakfast, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to Halong bay by private car, which takes you around 4 hours through small villages with beautiful fields of rice and vegetable
  • Reaching Halong bay at around 12:00 and you will check in your cabin then have lunch in the restaurant on cruise while moving further to the bay

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In the afternoon

  • 13:30: Enjoy a nice set menu lunch while the boat goes ahead to the Bay’s center.
  • 15:00: Arrive at Surprising Cave, explore the cave and find out how the cave was named Surprising.
  • 16:00: Heading to Titov island. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titov island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here
  • 17:30: Go back the boat for relaxation and heading to sleeping area.
  • 18:30: Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party

In the evening

  • 19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Parameter: Hanoi – Halong: 180km/Driving: 4 hours

Overnight on cruise

DAY 4: HA LONG BAY – HANOI/FLAVOR OF THE BAY

In the morning

  • 06:30: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
  • 07:00: Have a light breakfast, tea, coffee and complimentary
  • 08:00: Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it is dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald water heading to Luon cave. Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowd by the locals.
  • 09:00: Come back to the boat for freshening up and checking out cabin.
  • 10:00: You will join with the short class of cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.

 

vietnamtour travel sense asiaIn the afternoon

  • 12:00 – 12:30: Disembark the cruise and you will be transferred directly to Hanoi airport for your connecting flight to Ho Chi Minh

In the evening

  • On your arrival in Ho Chi Minh, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide and driver then transferred to your hotel for check-in

Flight information: Vietnam Airlines VN263             18:00   20:15

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Halong – Hanoi: 180km/Driving: 4 hours

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 5: HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS/BACK TO THE WAR TIME

In the morning 

  • At 08:00, you will be met up by our guide at the lobby of the hotel after you have breakfast, then transferred to Cu Chi tunnels.
  • Cu Chi tunnels are famed for its 200-kilometre-long tunnels, an incredible underground network built by Vietcong during the Vietnam war. By visiting this site, you will have a chance to look back to the War time of Vietnam and see how we fight the invaders
  • After spending time visiting these long tunnels, you will go to the local restaurant for lunch

 

viet nam tour - travel sense asia (11)In the afternoon

  • After saving with lunch of local foods, you will get back to Ho Chi Minh and visit the highlights of the city
  • Firstly, you will visit The Reunification Palace, whose architecture is a blend of traditional ritual and modern architecture, typical of the 60s’.
  • Next, you will walk a short distance to The Central Post Office, which is one of the oldest buildings in Ho Chi Minh. Being a mixture of Gothic, Renaissance and French influences, this building fascinates tourists by its typical colonial French features, from exterior to interior decorations.
  • Then, the last attraction is Notre Dame Cathedral. The cathedral is considered the symbol of this dynamic city, is located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh and reaches a height of up to 60 meters.
  • If time allows, you can pay a visit to Ben Thanh market, which is one of the biggest wholesales market of the city.
  • At around 17:00, you will be transferred back to your hotel and have your own free time afterward

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi: 90km/Driving: 1.5 hour

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 6: HO CHI MINH CITY – BEN TRE/TASTE OF MEKONG RIVER

In the morning

  • At 08:00, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel you will be met up by our guide and driver then depart from Saigon for Ben Tre
  • On arrival board a small boat to visit typical workplaces including small brick factories, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat-weaving house.
  • Stop at a quiet village, take a short walk to witness local life and hop on a xe-lôi (a kind of motorized rickshaw) to reach a nice riverside restaurant for a local lunch.
  • Around 13:00, you will have lunch at a local restaurant.

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In the afternoon

  • After lunch, take a short cycling tour to explore the surrounding fields before boarding a sampan for a tranquil trip along the picturesque canals.
  • Come back to the port and continue to visit Ben Tre Local Market before heading back to Saigon.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Ho Chi Minh – Ben Tre: 90 km/Driving: 2 hours

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 7: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE

Depending on your flight time, our driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals included: Breakfast/__/__

Parameter: Hotel – Airport: 30 km/Driving: 45 minutes

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What's Included & Excluded

Included:

  • The accommodation in twin/double basis with breakfast (central location, highly recommended on Trip Advisor)
  • Experienced English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets as listed
  • Delicious meals with local food and tastes as listed (others are upon your request)
  • Air-conditioned transfer during the whole tour
  • Complimentary 1 bottle of water each day
  • Service charges and government tax
  • 1 domestic flight ticket: Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh

Excluded:

  • Meals, Beverages which are not specified in the program
  • Any unclarified flight tickets
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any gratuities and tips to driver and tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide and driver)
  • Bank fee

Note:

  • Prepare 2 passport size photos for Stamping visa at the airport on arrival
  • Itinerary can be run in reserve
  • Check in time is normally at 14.00; check out time is normally at 12.00. Early check-in or check out is upon on availability of the hotels.

Price

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CHILDREN POLICY

AGE RANGE ROOM SHARING BED REQUEST CHARGE
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Existing bed FOC
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Extra bed 50% tour price
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Existing bed 50% tour price
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Extra bed 75 % tour price
Kid =< 12 years old 1 adult Existing bed 95% tour price
Kid >= 12 years old Any Existing bed 100% tour price
Policy for flight tickets will be issued by the Airlines

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