VietNam Classic Tour - 11 days/10 nights
Price from: $ 900
The trip covers most of the main attractions in Vietnam including three world heritages site in Vietnam. It covers from the stately the bustle & hustle Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the water way of Mekong Delta and the legendary Cu Chi Tunnel, the charming...

Overview

The trip covers most of the main attractions in Vietnam, including three world heritage's site in Vietnam. It covers from the stately the bustle & hustle Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the waterway of Mekong Delta and the legendary Cu Chi Tunnel, the charming Hoi An ancient town, the former capital of Hue, the stately Hanoi, ”Halong Bay on Land“ in Ninh Binh and the magnificent Halong Bay.

• Private tour with English/French speaking guide.

• Date of Departure is at your wish.

• The tour can be customized with your specific requirements.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city)
Welcome on arrival at Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat International airport by our guide and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure. 
Meals: Enjoy welcome dinner at a chic restaurant 


Day 02: Saigon –Mekong Delta Homestay
You will be picking up from hotel’s lobby in Ho Chi Minh City by our local guide. Leaving busy city for traveling to lush Mekong delta, driving through the rice paddy to Cai Be Floating Market, we then board your private river sampan for a cruising along the endless waterways of the mighty Mekong. Some time we will stop for visiting brick pottery kilns, and a floating fish farm. Your lunch will be serving the local delicacies in small restaurant by the river. Later, we will arrive at the lush orchards of the local house in which we will spend the night in a home stay with a local family.
Accommodation: Homestay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Mekong Delta - Saigon
You will be picking up from hotel’s lobby in Ho Chi Minh City by our local guide. Leaving busy city for traveling to lush Mekong delta, driving through the rice paddy to Cai Be Floating Market, we then board your private river sampan for a cruising along the endless waterways of the mighty Mekong. Sometimes, we will stop for visiting brick pottery kilns, and a floating fish farm. Your lunch will be serving the local delicacies in small restaurants by the river. Later, we will arrive at the lush orchards of the local house in which we will spend the night in a home stay with a local family.
Accommodation: Home stay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04:  Saigon-Cu Chi- Saigon/ Danang- Hoi An
After breakfast, you will drive to Cu Chi Tunnels consist of more than 200 kms of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War.
In the afternoon transfer to the airport for the flight to Danang.
Upon arrival at Danang, you will be greeted by our guide and transfer to the delightful town of Hoi An, approximately 30km away. Check in free for leisure.
Accommodation: 3 * hotel in Saigon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at locals restaurants

Day 05: Hoi An
Morning Ride a bicycle to a local farm in Tra Que village. Introduction to the history of the village, the cultivation of the vegetables as well as discovering about the use of vegetables in traditional Vietnamese medicine. You will take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake. Continuing doing some next steps such as: raking the ground, sowing, watering greens, picking greens and many more gardening activities. Then spend the rest of the morning working the land in the time-honored way, before breaking to prepare lunch with a local family. Your lunch will consist of many local delicacies, including ‘tam huu’ spring roll, Banh xeo or local pancake of people's middle region.
Afternoon you enjoy a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter. Late afternoon takes the boat trip on Thu bon river.
Accommodation: 3*hotel in Hoi An
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Hoi An–Danang - Hue
Morning transfer to Hue, drive over the mighty Hai Van passes for the whole view of Pacific Ocean and famous Lang Co fishing village. The route visit well-known Cham Museum with great selection of sand stone sculptures from 4th to 13th century.
Afternoon transfer to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Tombs discover beautiful and impressive architecture of these unique constructions in Hue as well as the story of the King there.
The rest of the day free for relax.
Accommodation: 3*hotel in Hue
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Hue /Hanoi
Morning transfers to the boat dock for our cruising on the Perfume River, viewing the city and the tranquil villages on the riverbank, we will walk up to visit the Thien Mu pagoda, a nicely located pagoda, overlooks the Perfume River and the beautiful scenery beyond, where you get to learn more about the Buddhism in Vietnam. After the pagoda, we take a short ride to visit the former Imperial Citadel. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi, upon arrive in Hanoi transfer to the hotel, check in and free for relax.   Accommodation: 3*hotel in Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,  Free for dinner

Day 08: Hanoi
A full day to explore Hanoi’s illustrious history, in the morning visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex containing his mausoleum, former residence and the One Pillar Pagoda. Also visit the Temple of Literature.
Afternoon visit Ethnology museum in which you study the great outline of 54 ethnics people living in Vietnam. Back to the center at the city for an one-hour cyclo trip around the old quarter of Hanoi. Your tour will be concluded with great experience on the water puppet show – the unique art of Vietnamese people from red river delta.
Accommodation: 3*hotel in Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Hanoi - Halong
Depart to Halong bay through Red river delta, Upon arrival to Halong, embark to the Junk  and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. Passage in the picturesque “dragon descending to the sea “Bay has 1969 limestone islets rising from the sea. Many of them contain grottoes.
15h 00: Visiting Floating Fishing Village, unique trip by traditional rowing boat. Late afternoon free for swimming, relax and enjoy sunset with cocktails.
Accommodation: Deluxe Junk in Halong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Enjoy set fresh seafood dinner

Day 10:  Ha Long – Ninh Binh 
Great the day for an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit the beautiful limestone grotto the boat for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Transfer to Ninh Binh (Hoa Lu). Drive through the countryside to Hoa Lu, the ancient 10th century capital of Vietnam. On arrival, visit Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Dai Hanh Dynasty temples. Check-in hotel.
Accommodation: 3*hotel in Ninh Binh
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Ninh Binh  - Hanoi/Departure
Morning transfers to Thung Nang's pier (or Van Long) , board a small sampan boat for a spectacular 2-hour journey through one cave, numerous waterways and beautiful rural sceneries of limestone cliffs and rice paddies. Then take a bicycle ride to visit Bich Dong Pagoda or Dich Long Pagoda.
Transfer back to Hanoi direct to the airport for the flight home
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

End the Tour

Price and Notes

About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price is per person and based on two people shared one room. For single traveler please kindly add the single supplement price.
If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

Group size

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Cost/person

$2,299

$1,405

$1,224

$1,101

$1,045

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$1,014

 

Note:
-S.S = Single Supplement
-Time for domestic flight will be annouce when you book the tour
-Trip price valid until 31th Dec 2012
- This price offer for 3* hotel, if you wish to upgrade to 4* and 5* hotel please contact with our online travel consultant  
   
Tour price includes:
All private A/C transfer and transportation
Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
Experienced English or French speaking guide (With other languages speaking guide please contact our online travel consultant)
All Domestic flights as per itinerary
Private boat trip as per tour
Halong Bay Cruise program shared in Twin/Double cabin as per tour
Meals as stated in the itinerary
All sightseeing tickets
Complimentary Vietnam visa on arrival pre-approved letter
 
Hotel List:
Saigon                  Hoang Hai long  or similar
Mekong delta         Home stay
Hoi An                  Thuy Duong 3 or similar
Hue                      Hue Queen or similar
Hanoi                   La Belle Vie or similar
Halong                 Halong sails cruise
Ninh Binh             Yen Nhi or similar
 
Meals
If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better. If you are a food lover, Mekongflash Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

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