Day 1 ARRIVAL IN HANOI (D)
Arrival at Noi Bai airport. Pick-up then transfer to hotel. Enjoy a water puppet show, a unique art of Vietnamese wet-rice culture. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 HANOI – HALONG (B,L,D)
Morning city tour: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Uncle Ho’s house on stilts, One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature. Depart for Ha Long. Overnight in Ha Long.
Day 3 HA LONG – HANOI (B,L,D)
A cruise on Ha Long Bay (5 hours) to enjoy beautiful landscapes and to visit some caves: Dau Go, Thien Cung. Seafood lunch on boat. Return to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4 HANOI – HOABINH - HUE (B,L,D)
Departure for Hoabinh. Visit Muong ethnic minority village. Return to Hanoi. Visit Hanoi ancient town, the Restored Sword lake, Quan Thanh temple. Transfer to Hanoi train station to take evening train to Hue (16 and half hours). Overnight on board.
Day 5 HUE (D)
Breakfast with bread, cheese, canned pork and served by train attendant. Arrival in Hue in afternoon. Hue used to be the capital of the last Vietnamese feudal dynasty. Transfer to hotel. Free at leisure. Dinner with Royal music performance. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6 HUE (B,L,D)
Boat cruise on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb. Visit the Imperial Enclosure, Ngo Mon gate, Thai Hoa Palace, The Mieu temple and the Nine Dynastic Urns, Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7 HUE– DANANG – HOI AN (B,L,D)
Drive to Danang, passing paddy fields, mountains on your way. Take a look at the Lang Co fishing village. Arrive in Danang. Visit Cham museum. Proceed to Hoian. Visit Hoi An ancient town: Chinese Pagoda, Japanese Bridge, ancient house. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 8 HOIAN - DANANG – NHA TRANG (B,L)
Boat ride to visit ceramic village. Free at leisure for your exploration of the ancient town. Transfer to Danang train station for train to Nha Trang (12 hours). Overnight on board.
Day 9 NHATRANG (B,L,D)
Visit Cham tower Ponagar, Long Son pagoda, the Oceanographic Institute. Relax on the beach. Overnight in Nhatrang.
Day 10 NHATRANG – HOCHIMINH CITY (B,L,D)
Full day boat cruise off shore to islands for swimming or snorkeling. on the island. Take evening train to HCMC (9 hours). Overnight on board.
Day 11 HO CHI MINH CITY (B,L,D)
Arrive in HCMC in the morning. Transfer to hotel for refresh. Visit War museum, the City Hall, the Municipal Theater, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Unification Hall (outside), Ben Thanh market. Visit China town, Thien Hau temple and famous lacquer workshop. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 12 HCMC – MEKONG DELTA – HCMC (B,L,D)
Depart for My Tho. Boat cruise on Tien River to visit Thai Son Islet. Take a sampan to visit honey, coconut candy factories, farming-home, the orchards. at local restaurant. Return to HCMC. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 13 HCMC –CUCHI – TAYNINH (B,L,D)
Departure for Cuchi. Visit Cuchi underground tunnel. Proceed to Tayninh. Visit Caodai Holy See. Return to HCMC. Shopping. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 14 HCMC – DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for leaving.