Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Halong Bay – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) – Mekong
You will be picked up at Noi Bai Airport and taken to your hotel. Afterward, your guide will take you to explore the Old and French Quarters.
Morning, we visit Temple of Literature, One Pillar pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and his house on stilts. Afternoon, explore the museum of Ethnology or your chosen museum and Hoa Lo prison, .
Morning, travel to Ninh Binh which is an over 2 hour-drive. Take a cycling tour through scenic routes. Stop on the way to visit Bich Dong pagoda. Afternoon, drive to Trang An landscape Complex, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, take a couple of hours to travel by row-boat through several tunnels.
Morning, take a 4 hour-drive to Halong Bay where you will cruise through legendary islands. Activities in the Bay include visiting an amazing cave, kayaking and swimming. Stay overnight onboard.
Cruise back to the wharf. Transfer to the airport for a one-hour flight to Danang. On arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoi An.
Morning, your guide will take you to explore the World Heritage Site of Hoi An which is an excellent example of ancient trading port . Rest of day at leisure.
Transfer to Danang. Take a one-hour flight to Saigon. Afterward, visit Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office and War remnant Museum.
Take an over 2-hour drive to Cai Be where you start to explore Mekong. Stop by a local workshop to see how to make coconut candy, pop rice. Visit a fruit garden and enjoy local fruit with local show. Take a sampan to discover local life along small canals.
Take a cycling tour through the village. Visit the floating market and brick factory along the river. Cruise to Vinh Long wharf for the transfer to Saigon.
Relax or stroll surroundings before the driver take you to the airport for your flight. End of Vietnam Private Tour.
Explore modern and traditional faces of Hanoi capital
Discover magnificent scenery of Ninh Binh – “Halong Bay on Land”
Cruise through amazing islands in Ha Long/Lan Ha Bay
Visit the beautiful Old Town of Hoi An, World Heritage Site
Experience way of life in Mekong, the biggest river in Vietnam
English speaking guide
Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Relevant permits and entrance fees
One bottle of water/person per day
Personal expenses, drinks, tip and gratitude.
– Hanoi is the national capital. It has retained many interesting cultural and historic monuments as it has been the most important center of politics and economy for almost one thousand years.
– Halong Bay is listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site and mentioned one of the New 7 Wonders of The World. It covers an area of 1553 sqkm with more than 1900 islands and islets.
– Hoi An is a nice town featuring a blend of local and abroad influences and a well preserved example of the 15th – 19th century trading port.
– Mekong is the 12th longest river in the world. The river flows through several countries. Vietnam Mekong is the substantial portion which makes the biggest delta in Vietnam.