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Tour Highlights

Package Overview

Price

CA$1350 per person sharing room basis

Optional tour

The Secret of Pho
1/2 day at Tra Que Organic Garden
1 day Mekong Delta

Extra night & transfer

Extra night in Hanoi or Saigon:
US$100 per room/
per night with breakfast.

Extra airport transfer service:
US$50 per each way
maximum (2 - 3 people)

Duration

9 Days, 8 Nights

Destination

Hanoi
Halong Bay
Hoi An
Danang
Ho Chi Minh City
Mekong Delta

Meals

8 Breakfasts
5 Lunches
1 Dinners

Admission Fees

Included for listed attractions

Tipping

Driver & Tour Guide tipping
included

Transportation

Between listed locations

Related Packages

Wonders of Vietnam - 9 Days 8 Nights (From CA$1350)

Tour fare: from CA$1350 per person tax included

Departure: from April - November 2019

Included

  • 8 night 4* hotel accommodation or similar grade hotel on sharing room basis
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Meal: daily breakfast (B), 5 lunches (L), and 1 dinners (D)
  • Admission fee for listed tourist attractions
  • Transportation as listed
  • Tipping for tour guide and drive
DAY 1 THU

Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Hanoi, you will be met by your tour manager and be transferred to your hotel. Take time to relax and prepare for an exciting day tomorrow.

Accommodation: Flower Garden Hotel or similar

DAY 2 FRI

HanoI (D/L)

The day starts with a visit to the building dedicated to Ho Chi Minh, the nation's founder. It contains Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (outside view) and a rendition of his house. This complex also comprises the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of the city. The next destination is Tran Quoc Pagoda - Hanoi's oldest pagoda at West Lake. Continue on to visit Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature & Vietnam's first university). Constructed in the 11th century, the gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam's past. At noon, lunch will be served at a historic restaurant in order to taste the different flavors of Hanoian cuisine.  In the early evening, you can join our optional tour, the Secret of Pho.

Optional Tour: The Secret of Pho
To understand the local lifestyle, get on a cyclo and ride through the streets of the Old Quarter. In the Old Quarter, each street is named after a specific good once offered for sale at that street. Then, delve deeper into Pho, the street food that is Vietnam's national dish. Pho is a noodle soup served in a large bowl that can be eaten anywhere in Vietnam at any time of the day. This evening, however, you will sample Pho with specially assorted dishes and drinks. Be ready for new experiences awaiting your discovery: Pho Cuon (Pho rolls), Pho Chien Phong (fried Pho), Pho Ap Chao, Pho Xao (stir fry Pho), and Pho Tron. Last but not least, you shall explore the most novel way to enjoy Pho: Pho Cocktail. Sipping Pho cocktail, you will enjoy the exquisite taste of sweet, sour, and chilly coming together.

Accommodation: Flower Garden Hotel or similar

DAY 3 SAT

Hanoi, Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Today you will travel by coach to Halong Bay and take a boat trip to explore one of the world’s great natural wonders, cruising past thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the emerald waters of the bay create a picturesque scene that blends with the sky. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs.

Accommodation: Halong Plaza Hotel or similar

DAY 4 SUN

Halong Bay - Danang - Hoi An (B/L)

After breakfast, you will be back in Hanoi for a short flight to Danang. Upon arrival, you will get the Danang Panorama tour and a visit to Marble Mountain for a stunning view. Then you will continue your journey to Hoi An Ancient Town, an important trading route between the 15th and 19th centuries, where traders blended their cultures, cuisines, and architectures together. Step back in time as you wander through the narrow streets of this charming former trading port, with its ancient covered bridges and temples.

Accommodation: Hadana Belle Maison Hotel or similar

DAY 5 MON

Hoi An (B)

Enjoy a leisure day in Hoi An Ancient Town or join our optional tour on a Tra Que Organic Garden Excursion. Optional – Half-day at Tra Que Organic Garden  Get on a bike or get a ride to a local farm in Tra Que Village. Upon arrival, stroll around the garden and if you wish, you can join the farmers in preparing the land, fertilizing, sowing, watering, harvesting vegetables. At noon, you will join the cooking demonstration of local delicacies like Banh Xeo (salty local pancake). You can then enjoy your lunch at the garden, including the Banh Xeo you cooked yourself. Afterwards, it's time to relax and pamper your feet by placing them into a wooden basin for a Vietnamese traditional foot massage before heading back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hadana belle Maison or similar

DAY 6 TUE

Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)

In the morning, explore Hoi An Ancient Town. Discover its rich architectural fusion, including a 300-year-old Chinese temple, a 400-year-old Japanese covered bridge, and a 200-year-old Vietnamese merchant’s home. The fusion between indigenous and foreign influences are reflected in Hoi An’s narrow streets, where each house has a façade of dangling lanterns. In the afternoon, get on a plane for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Accommodation: Muong Thanh Saigon or similar

DAY 7 WED

Ho Chi Minh City: Cu Chi tunnel & City Tour (B/L)

In the morning, visit the incredible underground Cu Chi Tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence and reunification. In the afternoon, explore Ho Chi Minh City with a visit to the War Remnants Museum, which displays old military equipment and other related items from the Vietnam War. Walk down to see the Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office, which are beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period. Last but not least, visit the lively Ben Thanh Market.

Accommodation: Muong Thanh Saigon or similar

DAY 8 THU

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta (B)

Free day at your leisure or join our optional tour of the Mekong Delta.  Optional Tour: Full-day Mekong Delta Private Excursion  Upon arrival at Ben Tre, you will board the Apricot cruise, designed to be open on all sides to allow the river breeze to flow freely. As you meander down the Mekong comfortably on the Apricot cruise, you'll have a chance to observe how life plays out on the riverbanks, its people and its stunning landscapes, while your attentive crew serves cold drinks and seasonal fruit.  Hop onto the mainland and drop a visit to see how locals peel off coconut husk. Experience the local transportation: a tuk-tuk ride, rowing boat, and bike ride through peaceful villages. Meet friendly & smiling locals saying hello and feel the tranquil scenes of rural life. Visit a local family; their hospitable greetings and tasty local cake will make you feel like being at home. Lunch is served with Mekong specialties at the Apricot riverside restaurant. Relax and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere before transferring back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Accommodation: Muong Thanh Saigon or similar

DAY 9 FRI

Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

Today you will be transferred to International airport for your flight back home. We hope you enjoyed your journey with us!

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