Tour code: VCT_N08
VIETNAM’S WORLD HERITAGES ROAD
HANOI - HALONG - HUE - DANANG - HOIAN – MYSON – SAI GON
(7 days / 6 nights)
Day 1: Arrival – Ha Noi
On arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel in city.
Day 2: Ha Noi – Ha Long
Drive to visit Ha Noi city - The colonial capital city Ha Noi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. It takes you around Ha Noi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby, The Temple of Literature. Afternoon, continue to visit one of the city's museums, either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum. Proceed to Ha Long. Arrived Ha Long, check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Ha Long – Ha Noi
Boat trip Ha Long Bay - 4 hours trip in Ha Long Bay past the islands of Fighting cocks, Turtle islet, Stone Dog…. Stop to visit: Dau Go grotto: Huge grotto consisting of three chambers, which are reached via 90 steps. The cave derives its Vietnamese name from the third of the chambers, which is said to use by Tran Hung Dao during the 13th century to store bamboo stakes, used against the Mongol invaders. Thien Cung cave "Heaven Palace". Disembark and transfer to Ha Noi, on the way stop for visit Dong Trieu pottery and ceramic village. Arrive Ha Noi visit Hoan Kiem lake - Restored Sword Lake, Ngoc Son temple and Old Quarter also known as the 36 streets and guilds. In the evening enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Ha Noi - Hue
Transfer to airport and fly to the ancient Capital Hue. Meet and greet at Phu Bai airport and transfer to hotel in town. This afternoon we embark on a tour of Hue City including the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Tu Duc's Tomb and the Dong Ba market
Day 5: Hue – Da Nang – My Son – Hoi An
Rising up in the ancient land, breakfast in hotel, we board on a private boat for a cruise on the romantic Perfume River. This time we head out for the countryside. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded with ancient tombs of emperors past, and a visit to some of these tombs will be on the itinerary for today. The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day. Setting in converges of rivers, and gives you a great view on the Perfume River and surrounding area. Thien Mu Pagoda, which is considered the symbol of Hue. From here we will cruise further to the ornate Minh Mang's tomb. Leave the world Heritage Hue to Hoian, We will travel over the Hai Van pass, stop in Da Nang for a visit to Cham Museum. Transfer to My Son to see the Cham structures before arriving in Hoi An. Once in Hoi An we will check into our hotel and free at leisure.
Day 6: Hoi An – Da Nang – Sai Gon
After breakfast in hotel, a walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 year old Tam Ky ancestral house, the Japanese Bridge and Market. Transfer to Da Nang airport, fly to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon). Overnight in HoChiMinh city.
Day 7: Departure
Breakfast. Free at leisure until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport. End the tour.