10-Day Cultural Vietnam Tour from Ho Chi Minh city to Mekong Delta, Danang, Hoi An, Halong Bay & Hanoi
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Product Code: 5713-429601
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • •  Cruise through the Mekong Delta.
  • •  Relax on a Halong Bay cruise.
  • •  Explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • •  Enjoy city tours in Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi.
  • •  Visit the stunning My Son complex.
Tour Code
5713-429601
Duration
10 days
Departure City
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
End City
Hanoi
Tour Type
Bus/Coach
Language
English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: Cultural, Historical, UNESCO, Nature, Marine

Learn about local culture with in-depth tours and activities; Encounter rich historical landmarks with expert guides; Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations; Get in touch with Mother Earth; Explore the waters of the world by cruise, kayak or surf board

Tour Type: Guided

Multiple local tour guides/drivers available throughout your tour/activity

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Quality: Value

Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations.

Accessibility: Not accessible

Tour does not have wheelchair accessible vehicles/attractions or allow service dogs

Itinerary
Day 01
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (FREE 1 DATA SIM CARD AND ARTINUS 3D ART MUSEUM)

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, we will pick you up at the airport and head to downtown to check in hotel.

Visiting Attractions

  • Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Day 02
Ben Tre

Mekong Delta Cruise

Get a chance to taste the real Vietnam and let the splendid views cover your senses. This trip allows you to visit the local factories and see how local products are made. Also, you will meet the friendly local people and have a lot of wonderful experiences on land and at the river while see the floating fish market and fish farm. Let's discover a hard-working land with traditional people, which will give you more appreciation on life!

At 7:30am our tour guide will transfer you to the City of My Tho by bus. During 1.5 hours bus drive to My Tho join activities of local people and enjoy nice scenery of green rice paddy fields. We visit Vinh Trang pagoda - biggest pagoda in Mekong delta. Continue going to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along Mekong River. During a boat cruise along Mekong River, you can see fish cages, floating houses on the river.

The boat take you to small canal, where is the place you totally escape from the busy town. The boat cruise in the coconut trees canal takes you to a coconut island in Ben Tre. We disembark and have a walk around the village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performance by the villagers.

Continue walking on the village’s road to coconut candy shop, learn how to make candy, show some handicraft made by coconut tree. Take a walk through village with two sides there are so many kind of fruits, flowers, trees, local houses, children in Mekong delta, take your time to have nice photos and enjoy nature scenery. Then, we head to the local restaurant. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food at here. Enjoy lunch under tree shadow you will feel the life is so beautiful.

After lunch you relax half an hour to walk around the village or biking, travel on the river to back the ferry, transit to the bus back Saigon, arriving in Saigon at around 4:30pm.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh

Visiting Attractions

  • Ben Tre Ben Tre
  • My Tho My Tho
  • Mekong Delta Mekong Delta
  • Vinh Trang Vinh Trang
Day 03
Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour - Train to Hoi An

08:30 We depart from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi Tunnels for 60km from Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti - American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffaloes swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destruction, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was "A Free Target Zone ". The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47? Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!

At 2:30pm we'll travel by bus back to Ho Chi Minh City and be free until 9:00pm. Then we'll transfer ot the train station for an overnight train to Hoi An.

Visiting Attractions

  • Cu Chi Tunnels Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 04
Hoi An

Danang - Hoi An

At 2:00ppm you'll arrive at Da Nang train station and transfer to Hoi An.

You are free to discover the ancient town: Japanese Bridge, lantern road, traditional tailor shop, and enjoy the local specialties. We highly suggest seeing the sunset at Cua Dai beach.

Visiting Attractions

  • Hoi An Hoi An
  • Danang Danang
Day 05
Hoi An

My Son Tour

8.00 – 8.30: our guide pick you up at your hotel and depart to My Son holy land - the world cultural heritage.
10.00: Arrive at My Son and we'll have 2 hours to discover the site by walking throughout the landscape, learning histories with our local English speaking guide, enjoying the Champa's traditional performances.
11.30: Get back to mini van and move to a local house to learn how to make ricepaper, you will enjoy your own hand-making product later on!
12.00: Back to the van and have lunch at another local house. relax with cold herbal tea, nice foods and fresh air.
13.30: take a boat trip to Hoi An with nice and cool breeze on boarding, beautiful river scenery on the biggest river in the Central of vietnam named as Thu Bon River.
14.30: arrive at Hoi An, we will drop you at your hotel. Tour ends!

Visiting Attractions

  • Hoi An Hoi An
  • My Son My Son
Day 06
Hoi An

Hoi An - Danang - Hanoi

After breakfast, you are free until your flight to Hanoi.

Tonight you'll stay in a touristic area of Hanoi Old Quarter.

Visiting Attractions

  • Hoi An Hoi An
Day 07
Hang Sung Sot Cave

Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise

07.45 – 08.15 approx
- Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up
- Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta
- Get your camera ready to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.

12 – 12.30 approx
- Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing.
- Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind
- Set sail as lunch is served
- Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area.

Afternoon
- Arrive at Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named a Surprising.
- Heading to Titop island area. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here
- Heading back toward the sleeping area

Early evening
- Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset
- An authentic Vietnamese menu is served
- After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…

Visiting Attractions

  • Hang Sung Sot Cave Hang Sung Sot Cave
  • Halong Bay Halong Bay
Day 08

Halong Bay - Hanoi

06:30
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.

07:00 – 08:00
Local breakfast is served

08:00
- Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn)
- Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.

09:00
Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.

10:00
You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.

12:00
Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.
Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi.
Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30 - 17:00.
Stay overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 09
Hanoi

Hanoi City Tour

In the morning:
07:30 - 08:30: Our bus & tour guide will pick you up at the hotel in Ha Noi old quarter depart to Hanoi city tour full day.
09:00: Visiting first place named Tran Quoc pagoda on the West Lake the oldest pagoda in Vietnam.
09:30: Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One-Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
11:00: Visit the Bat Trang Pottery Village
In the afternoon:
13:00: Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch.
14:00: Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day.
15:30: Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.
16:00: Arrive back to your hotel. Tour ends !
Notes:
• Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Ethnology Museum and close on Monday and Friday morning.
• The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.


Tonigh you may add on a Water Puppet Show a 3:30pm to 4:15pm or an Electric Car or Cyclo around Hanoi's Old Quarter (return to your hotel at 5:00pm).

Tips:
On Monday and Friday morning, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ethnic museums are closed

Visiting Attractions

  • Hanoi Hanoi
  • One Pillar Pagoda One Pillar Pagoda
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Temple of Literature Temple of Literature
Day 10
Hanoi

Hanoi Departure

You will have breakfast at hotel. Relax time in Ha Noi until transfer to the airport for the flight back home. See you again!

Visiting Attractions

  • Hanoi Hanoi
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Pick-up Details / Transfers
Airport transfer service will be available 24 hours on day 1 and day 10, please arrange your flight according to your convenience.
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Train ticket Saigon – Da Nang, soft sleeper, aircon, 4 berth/cabin.
  • Flight ticketDa nang – Ha Noi.
  • Private transfer and pick up (airport, train station).
  • Meals are mentioned in itinerary.
  • Accommodation: 7 nights at 3 star Hotel, 1 night on train & 1 night on cruise in Ha Long Bay.
  • Daily group tour per itinerary (transport, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee):·Mekong delta full day.·Cu Chi tunnel half day.·My Son Hollyland full day.·Ha Noi city full.·Ha Long Bay 2 days 1 night - overnight on cruise.
  • Free 1 Date SIM Card in Vietnam

Package Excludes

  • Personal entertainment expenses.
  • Personal costs: telephone fee, laundry, tip for tour guide.
  • Meals not mentioned (lunch and dinner at freetime).
  • Round trip International airfare to Viet Nam.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Viet Nam Invitation letter or visa.
Cancellation Policy

Cancellation made within:

  • Cancellation made more than 27 days prior to departure, Refund 100% of purchase amount
  • Cancellation made within 18 days to 26 days prior to departure, Refund 75% of purchase amount
  • Cancellation made within 9 days to 17 days prior to departure, Refund 50% of purchase amount
  • Cancellation made within 8 days prior to departure, No refund
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  • If any of the attractions are closed due to Covid-19, the guide will arrange the itinerary based on the actual situation on the tour date. Please understand. Thanks.

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      Farr

      10/16/2018 Verified Purchase
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      Expertly organized and executed tour of Vietnam. The tour group books great tours with great guides. Hotels were excellent. When our flight into Vietnam was delayed, the company helped us reorganize and stay on schedule. We had an absolute ...blast! Read full review

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      10/11/2018 Verified Purchase
      Great experience

      we did a 14 day tour of Cambodia and Vietnam with Vietlong and Citrus Travel in UK-well Vietlong gave us exceptional service we were met and greeted at each destination and guides provided with very good English. All guides well informed an...d friendly.Good Hotels . We felt very well looked after and safe and can recommend this. Read full review

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      Hellen

      11/10/2017
      Beautiful country and people

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      The trip was great

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      Beautiful bays, temples, and Delta

      awesome trip

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