Day 1: Departure from Europe
Day 2: Hanoi Arrival
Arriving Ha Noi, Vietnam’s capital. Meet your Guide at the airport then transfer to the main streets to go to the hotel for check-in. On your own discover Hanoi at night. O/N in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi
AM: Hanoi city tour: Restore Sword Lake, the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Temple of Literature - the first university of Viet Nam, HoChiMinh’s mausoleum and his garden. Free having lunch at local restaurant
PM: An afternoon sightseeing tour features both cultural and historical highlights, comprising the One Pillar Pagoda, the Ethnology Museum, the old quarters and a downtown xyclo ride. The sightseeing day ends with a water puppet show, a theatrical genre reflecting the agricultural civilization of thousands of years ago. O/N in Hanoi.
Day 4: HANOI – HUE
AM: Free morning to stroll within the 36 Guilds District and the Souvenir Road. Transfer to the airport for flight to Hue. Arrival in Hue, check in the hotel.
PM: Visit Imperial palace – A citadel surrounded by large moats. Then on visit King Tu Duc tomb, Dong Ba Market –the traditional market of Hue. Enjoy traditional music show on Perfume River. Over night in Hue.
Day 5: Hue – Phong Nha cape
ABK at Hotel, departure to Quang Tri province, visit Quang Tri ancient Citadel, transfer to Ben Hai river, take a photo with Hien Luong bridge where was the temporary border line between the North and the South of Viet Nam during 1954 – 1972. Carry on the tour and take a boat on Quang Binh river for visiting Phong Nha cave such as: Bi Ky cave, Tien Cave, Cung Dinh cave… Have lunch and come back to Hue check in Hotel
Day 6: HUE – DA NANG
AM: This morning take a boat cruise on the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda - one of the most beautiful Pagodas in Vietnam built at the end of 16th century and King Minh Mang Tomb and King Khai Dinh Tomb
PM: After lunch, drive to Da Nang city (the biggest city of the middle of Vietnam) for visiting Cham museum - where the remaining evidence of the Cham Pa civilization can be viewed. Stay Da Nang.
Day 7: DANANG – HOI AN
AM: Visit the Marble Mountains which is fascinating maze of cave and temples, hidden with five sacred marble rocks.
PM: Traveling to Hoi An for visiting ancient city. Back to Da Nang for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Hoi An – My Son - Hue
AM: Breakfast and check-out. Drive to My Son holly land, the site of the most important Cham intellectual and religious center during the 4th to 13th century, classified as the World Heritage Site. Have Lunch.
PM: Leave My Son for Hue, en route, photo stop at the top of Cloud-ocean pass and Lang Co fishing village. Dinner and overnight in Hue
Day 9: Hue – Hochiminh City
AM: This morning you will depart Hue to Hochiminh city, the biggest city of Vietnam. Arrive Hochiminh cty, welcome and tranfer to check-in hotel.
PM: Free until dinner. About 6:30, take the Ben Nghe Boat go along Saigon river and have dinner on this boat. Enjoy the traditional Vietnamese music. O/N in Hochiminh city.
Day 10 Day 10: Hochiminh city
AM: After breakfast, full day tours visit the Former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, and the History Museum.
PM: After lunch in town visit a lacquer-ware factory, Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay Market in the China Town. Have dinner. O/N in Hochiminh city.
Day 11: Hochiminh city – Mekong Delta
AM: Morning departure from Ho Chi Minh City and drive overland to My Tho - in the heart of the Mekong Delta. On arrival, board a sampan for a cruise on the Mekong River and its multiples canals to Ben Tre. Visit an old colonial house, a coconut factory and taste local specialities for lunch.
PM: In the afternoon, return to Saigon for dinner. Free leisure. O/N in Hochiminh city.
Day 12: Hochiminh City – Cu Chi – Tay Ninh
AM: In the morning, after breakfast, travel to Cu Chi guerrilla’s area and visit the underground tunnels. There are more than 200km of tunnels that were built by the Communist guerrillas during the war.
PM: Go to visit the Cao Dai Holy See in Tay Ninh, a place of pilgrimage of Caodaism, the unique religious cult in Southern Vietnam. Back to Hochiminh city for lucnh. O/N in Hochiminh city.
Day 13: Hochiminh City Departure
AM: Free shopping at Ben Thanh Market – the symbol of Hochiminh City – where you can buy all the special things of Vietnam.
PM: Transfer to the Tan Son Nhat ariport for flight home. End of tour.
Day 14: Arrival in Europe