10D Vietnam Panorama

This fantastic introductory tour covers the main highlights of north, central and south Vietnam. Discover the incredible scenery at Halong Bay on an overnight cruise; From the atmospheric imperial capital of Hue and the charms of Hoi An to the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, you can feel the diverse cultures and the energy of Vietnam. head to the Mekong Delta – ‘the rice bowl of Vietnam’ – to soak up local life during a river cruise; and enjoy immersive local experiences in each city along the way.

10D Vietnam Panorama

INTERESTING FOR YOU

From the North to the South and take you deep into our beautiful country, immersing you in our rich culture and elegant landscapes of the whole country,  the elegance, the grandeur of attractions:

  • Hanoi capital, see the sights, and experience the cyclo ride around the Old Quarters.
  • Stay overnight in Ha Long Bay, go fishing and swimming in the emerald water and marvel at the natural beauty of the bay.
  • Imperial capital of Hue and the charms of Hoi An to the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City
  • The tour comes to a pleasant end in Mekong Delta

 

TOUR DETAILS

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival, meet and transfer with guide to hotel for check in.

Day 02: Hanoi City Tour (B/L)

08:30 Start the trip with Tran Quoc Pagoda – a Buddist relic and and national heritage lying on the West Lake. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (outside) – the final resting place of Vietnam’s greatest father, his house – on – stilt and One Pillar Pagoda – modeled after a lotus flower a symbol of Hanoi

Next is a visit to the Temple of Literature, dedicated to Confucius, built in the 11th century. It was the first university in Vietnam and students still come here to burn incense.

Noon time: Relax and have lunch at local restaurant

Afternoon: Explore daily life of traditional ceramic villages of Bat Trang, visit showrooms and how they model the products. Return back The Old quarter, visit legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Tran Hung Dao – General Commander for his struggle against Mongolian

Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise (B/L/D)

Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at lobby of hotel at 8.00 -8.20AM and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see every day Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and overnight on board.

Day 04: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Da Nang (B/L)

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong. Have brunch on board the boat before returning to Halong pier to get back Hanoi for your flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, meet our driver and transferred to hotel for check in.

Day 05: Da Nang – Marble Mountain – Walking Tour Hoi An (B)

Free at leisure in morning. 15.00 our guide will pick you up at hotel at hotel and transfer to Hoi An with a stop at the Marble Mountains & Non Nuoc Carving village en route

Marble Mountain

Cave Of Marble Mountain ascend to the Marble mountain by climbing the stone steps carved into the mountain to see spectacular caves and the Buddhist Pagoda, a multi-level tower commonly used as a place of worship. At the top, you will also get a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

Non Nuoc Carving Village

Marble Mountains Stone Carvings. Discover a community of stone carvers, Non Nuoc Carving Village. Located at the foot of the Marble Mountain, learn about the village’s rich history dating as far back as 200 years. Take this opportunity to admire the intricate details of their stonework which have been honed for generations.

Next, transfer to Hoi An for a walking tour to explore the Hoi An Ancient town by wander through colorful streets, visiting the Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, Phung Hung old house and see the local market. End of the tour, transfer back to your hotel in Da Nang.

Day 06: Da Nang – Ba Na Hills (B/L)

8.30AM You will be transferred to Ba Na Hills. Ba Na is 1487 meters above sea level and known as the second Da Lat or Sapa of Viet Nam. The weather here is ideally and it is said you can feel all four seasons within a day. Not many places in Viet Nam can make this claim, making it a must see on the tourist circuit. You will take a cable car to the summit of mountain.

Check in your hotel. You will spend the rest of your afternoon visiting some attractions of Ba Na Hills: Debay wine tunnel (with extra charge for fee 2.5 usd/per person) and have chance to taste a glass of wine here since 1923 of French. Le Jardin D’amour flower garden, Linh Ung pagoda, Thich Ca buddish statue, Wax Museum, etc.

You can also join activities and games in Fantasy Park such as free-falling tower, dinosaur park, maze, etc (Note: some games are not included in the entrance fee and on your own expenses)

Don’t forget to take a walk to the summit of the mountain at the height 1487m – the highest one of Ba Na Mountain, visit Bell Tower, Nghinh Phong tower and the Golden Hand Bridge, to take beautiful photos of the mountain and Da Nang city.

End of the day, our guide take you to cable car station to go down and transfer to our driver. Return hotel and free at leisure

Day 07: Da Nang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh (B)

Free until transfer to airport for flight to HCM. Upon arrival, transferred to hotel for check in.

Day 08: HCM City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnel (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, meet our guide at 8.00 & start visiting to the most attractive places in Ho Chi Minh City including Reunification Palace – a special national relic for its historical and architectural values of Vietnam, and the War Remnants Museum. Next, we will explore a little bit about Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office – the French building in Ho Chi Minh City.

Have a lunch at local restaurant before leaving the city for a tour to Cu Chi Tunnels – a man-made maze with the length of almost 250 kilometers. Also, the tunnels were used to serve as communication routes, storage facilities, hospitals and living quarters for Vietnamese fighters in the long period of war. If you are interested in, you can go into the tunnels to discover the harsh living conditions of those whose were used to live there.

After that, taste the typical boiled tapioca and hot tea before you come back to Saigon.

Day 09: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Excursion (B/L)

Pick you up at hotel at 08.00AM, A smooth one-and-half-hour bus ride through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 brings you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant, then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals. Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories

Day 10: HCM departure (B)

Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your flight back home.

 

Package Includes:

  • All transfer and quality air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation at 3, 4, 5 star Hotel/ Cruise selected including daily breakfast with double/twin room
  • Tours with local English Speaking Guide
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (Breakfast: B ; Lunch: L ; Dinner: D)
  • Airport transfer at destination
  • Cooking Demonstration
  • Cable Car Bana Hills
  • Boat Trip Mekong Delta
  • Sunset party/ welcome drink
  • Entrance fee for all destinations as Tour Itinerary indicated
  • Bottle of water available on coach ( 2 bottle/pax/day)

 

Package Excludes:

  • Domestic & International airfare
  • Drinks and other meals do not indicate in the program
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (telephone, shopping…)
  • Tipping/ Gratuities
  • Single Supplement
  • Early check in & late check out
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes et

 

SURCHARGE

Holiday Duration Surcharge
National Day 31 Aug – 3 Sep 2019 ON request
Reunification day & Labor day 28 Apr – 4 May 2019 ON request
Vietnamese Lunar New Year 23 Jan – 4 Feb 2020 ON request
Christmas & Eve New Year 24 & 31 Dec 2019 ON request
Peak Season 20 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020 ON request