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DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL ( D )
On arrival Hanoi International airport. Pick up and transferre to the hotel , check in hotel and free at leisure. Walking to exploration the city before the guide and driver come back to transfer to the best local restaurant for dinner, overnight in hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY ( B,L )
Leave Hanoi at 8.00 am in the morning for Halong bay. One of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. we drive along the second largest rice delta in Vietnam named the Red river delta, enjoy our two and half hour driving and sightseeing the delta scenery, rice fields, villages and people’s daily activities. On arrival. Embark on our wooden boat for an exploration of the Bay. This exciting 5 hour cruise will provide you a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 1,969 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and very beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. After seafood lunch on board we return back to the dock, car pick up and drive for Ha Noi, Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY3: HANOI CITY TOUR– HUE ( B,L )
This morning, we will start our city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. Our city tour includes a visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum , the house on stilts, presidential palace. The one pillar pagoda was built in 1049, The B52 Lake. Hanoi Hilton prison, army museum. Later to transfer back to Noi Bai airport for a flight to Hue City. Upon arrival to Hue, Pick up and transferre to the hotel for check in. The evening is free for you to walk around the romantic Perfume River and enjoy the quiet climate of this Royal Citadel. Overnight in Hue.
DAY4: HUE CITY TOUR ( B,L )
After breakfast, Start with our full day of sightseeing tour to visit the main tourists’ attractions of Hue City and its surroundings.Take Dragon Cruises down to visit the Thien Mu (Heavenly Lady) Pagoda, the most famous ones in Hue City. Next will be picking up with our car to visit the Imperial Citadel. Enjoying unique Hue cuisine at a local restaurant. After lunch, you will visit Mausoleums of former Emperors Khai Dinh and Tu Duc. Tour ends, transfer back to the hotel and you will have free time for relaxing . Overnight in Hue.
DAY 5: HUE – DMZ TOUR ( B,L )
Having a breakfast at hotel, Departe for DMZ tour some 65km from Hue city, a former battle during Vietnam-. The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) consisted of a five km to either side of the demarcation line. But during the war, the Southern area of DMZ was one of the bloodiest battlefields. On arrival, we will visit the Frame of the Church, Dong Ha town, Hien Luong bridge that pass over Bien Hai river, served as demarcation line between North and South of Vietnam. Take a visit to The Vinh Moc Tunnel along the Highway No.1. The Vinh Moc Tunnel complex, began in 1965-66 as interconnected bomb shelters, eventually included a conference hall, operating room and delivery room. The underground village had 13 entrances leading into a main trunk 768 meters long. Unlike their counterparts in Cu Chi in Southern Vietnam, the Vinh Moc tunnels remain unaltered and therefore offer an authentic view of underground life. We enter the tunnels and explore the subterranean passageways. Lunch is served at a local restaurant before driving back Hue. Dinner is free on your own. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 6: HUE – HOI AN ( B,L )
After breakfast, you will drive from Hue for three hours to Hoi An Ancient Town. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. At Danang, we will stop over to visit the five sacred hills known as the Marble Mountains containing dozens of Buddhist shrines and the famous Cham Museum before coming to Hoi an, Hoi An is now one of UNESCO’s fifth World Heritage designated sites in Vietnam. Upon arrival, check in your hotel and have a lunch in the local restaurant. Next is started our half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Hoi An Ancient Quarter. Take a visit to Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 - year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 7: MY LAI TOUR ( B,L )
Breakfast at hotel. 8.00 depart for My Lai village, My Lai is a village that belong to the district of Son My, 70 km from Danang, was a watershed in the history of modern American combat and a turning point in the public perception of the U.S.-Vietnam War. On March 16, 1968, the angry and frustrated men of Charlie Company, 11 Brigade, American Division, entered the village of My Lai. The “search and destroy” mission degenerated into the massacre of over 300 unarmed civilians including women, children and the elderly. Lt. William Calley ordered his men to enter the village firing. There were no reports of opposing fire. This day trip to the historical My Lai site from Danang or Hoi An allows you to visit the museum, meet the local villagers and tour around the village before driving back Hoian.
DAY 8: HOI AN – DANANG - SAIGON ( B )
After breakfast. Transfer to the Da Nang Airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival to the Ho Chi Minh airport, meet our guide and driver to hotel. Check in hotel and free on your own for exploration the city. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 9: CU CHI TUNNELS AND SAIGON CITY TOUR ( B,L )
In the morning you will depart for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, some 60km away from Saigon city to the North border with Cambodia,Upon arrival in Cu chi, we experience ourselves the underground village built by Cu Chi guerrilla fighters, remain of a real bloody battle field which is simply a network of tunnels built during the long years of wars. By 1965, 250 km of tunnels criss-crossed Cu Chi and surrounding areas –just across the Saigon River was the notorious guerrilla power base known as the IRON TRIANGLE. The Cu Chi tunnels played a vital part in the American war in that they allowed the Viet Cong to control a large rural area only 30 to 40 km from Saigon. At its height, the tunnel system stretched from Saigon to the Cambodian borde. The network, parts of which were several levels deep, included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and feel of what underground life in the American War must have been like. The tunnels have been widened for our benefit (otherwise we would not be able to enter them!) For those interested there’s even the opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range. Allegedly the old wooden targets resembled US Marines! At late afternoon, transfer back to Saigon this afternoon for lunch, next is our sightseeing the city including the old Saigon post office, Notre dame cathedral, former presidential palace, war remnant museum and the Chinese district of Cho Lon to enjoy the bustling wholesale quarter of Saigon. Tour ends at Late afternoon and transfer back to your hotel, Overnight in Saigon,
DAY 10: SAIGON DEPARTURE ( B )
After breakfast , free until transfer to the Tan son Nhat Airport for your departure flight. Tour ends
Rate in USD per person - Validity Until 31 Dec 2009
- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant
- Domestic flight : Hanoi - Hue, Danang - Saigon.
- English- speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- Private Boat trip in Halong Bay,
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)
Tour Cost excludes:
International airport tax in Hanoi at USD 14.00 nett per person
International airfare to/from Vietnam
Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.