6D5N Hanoi Halong Saigon
Explore the differences of peaceful south Vietnam & North Vietnam with new natural wonder of the world - Halong Bay, enjoy local cuisines which is mix of Thailand food, Chinese food and local one, you will definitely come back to Vietnam for the next trip to sea & sand Danang beach, cold weather Bana hill, rich culture Hoian.
DAY 1 : HANOI ARRIVAL (no meal)
Arrive in Hanoi the capital of Vietnam, meet our representative, then transfer to Hotel for check-in.
DAY 2: HALONG BAY DAILY TRIP (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel, early morning you will take an excursion to Ha Long Bay - the World natural heritage, 170 km from the North east of Hanoi (take around 04-04.5 hours). It is blessed with magnificent caves and thousands of limestone islets with various spectacular shapes, white sandy beaches and crystal emerald water. Lunch will be served on board while take a 4-hour boat cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung cave (the cave of the heavenly palace – famous for its stalagmites and stalactites). Round over Tuan Chau Island, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island. Disembark then return to Hanoi (around 04-04.5 hours). Dinner at local restaurant & overnight in Ha Noi.
DAY 3: HANOI CITY TOUR – HOCHIMINH CITY (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel. City tour Hanoi Capital: Ba Dinh Square (Hochiminh mausoleum, One pillar pagoda, house on stilt,…) Temple of literature, visit Hoan Kiem Lake , Ngoc Son Temple.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Arrive in Hochiminh city. Check in hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Hochiminh City.
DAY 4: CUCHI TUNNEL - CITY TOUR – SHOPPING (B/L/D)
After breakfast, then leave Ho Chi Minh for Cu Chi tunnels where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing an web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American, return to Ho Chi Minh. Lunch at local restaurant, have a half day city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, Photo-stop at Neo-Roman Notre Dame Cathedral - one of the most splendid and typical of the beautiful French-built churches in Ho Chi Minh city, next Municipal Post Office - Saigon's French-style main post office to admire and take photos of its nice architecture that is one of the Ho Chi Minh City’s symbolizing images, continue to visit War Museum, Reunification Palace, lacquer ware factory, shopping at Saigon Square or BenThanh Market . Dinner at local Restaurant. Overnight in Hochiminh.
DAY 5: SAIGON – MY THO (B/L/D)
After breakfast, a two hour drive to My Tho will expose the colorful outskirt life as well as picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, visit to the beautiful Vinh Trang pagoda, continue to drive to pier and get on a boat trip up Mekong River stop at Thoi Son island to visit honey bee-farm, coconut candy workshop. Then taste seasonal fruits, enjoy traditional folk songs at local people house. Walk along the village to see the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region, for lunch sample the local delicacy, Elephant's Ear Fish at famous Mekong Rest Stop, back to Hochiminh. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 6: HOCHIMINH CITY - DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast at hotel, proceed to airport for return flight with driver only.