DAY 1: Hanoi – Arrival – City tour (L)
Upon arrival at airport, we welcome and transfer you to hotel. After a refreshment, join Hanoi city tour . You will start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho’s house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam) – Vietnam’s first University constructed in 1070. Its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Have lunch at local restaurants. Proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum. After that we will take you to Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful water, and visit Ngoc Son Temple. Take an hour cyclo tour around the bustling old quarter to see ordinary life in Hanoi. At 18.00, back to your hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay ( B,L,D) Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. We leave Hanoi for Halong bay around 8.00am. Upon arrival in Halong, embark and have delicous lunch on board. We cruise through thousand amazing islands and islets during the lunch. After lunch, take a refresh in your room before visiting Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming… Go back to the boat, get a drink and enjoy a sunset scenery in the bay. Overnight on boat in Halong bay.
DAY 3: Halong bay – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh (B,L) Early morning, join a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Enjoy delicious breakfast onboard. Cruise back to the pier. Pass by Halong Pearl Farm. Relax and have lunch on boat and say goodbye to the crew. Back to Hanoi. Transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 4: Ho Chi Minh city and explore Cu Chi tunnel (B,L)
Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. After that, take a city tour. Places to visit: The Re-Unification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral & the War Remnants Museum. Afternoon, leave the city for Cu Chi. Explore the Cu Chi Tunnel. Return the city.Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 5: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong delta (B,L) After breakfast at hotel, leave Ho Chi Minh for Ben Tre. Take a boat trip on Mekong river to a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, walking through the fruit plantation village. Back to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 6: Ho Chi Minh – Departure (B) After breakfast at hotel, your leisure until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.