HO CHI MINH CITY / NHA TRANG / DANANG / HANOI / HALONG BAY
Following 10 day Vietnam beach holiday is designed to offer travelers a little taste of the Vietnamese culture in Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Hoi An and Halong Bay with an overngiht stay on board the cruise. During the beach holiday, you will have a guide to help you choose among the many options available to you. These include everything from exploring limestone caves in Halong Bay to Hoi An’s Old Quarter. But you will be free to do as much or as little as you choose and hopefully be inspired to come back for an even longer stay. Also, this trip can be easily tailored to your specific needs and make it based on your exact wished. Contact our trip advisors and let us plan a great holiday to you.
Vietnam Beach Holiday 10 day / 9 night
Warmly welcome on arrival in Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer to hotel. In the afternoon take private tour to visit the city or take an excursion to Cu Chi tunnels. Overnight in Saigon
In the morning transfer to airport for flight to Nha Trang. Afternoon take a private city tour to visit Long Son Pagoda (with a giant Buddhist statue on the hilltop) Bao Dai Villa (vacation home of the last emperor of Vietnam ) Oceanographic Institute (a remarkable tank with many colorful live sea specimens). Cham Tower ( Ponagar Temple ) built in 8th century. Chong Promontory(Two big rocks called husband & wife rock ) Mud bath center. Overnight in Nha Trang
Today we take flight to Danang. On arrival pick up and transfer to Hoi An. Afternoon take a half-day 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, and the Japanese Bridge. Overnight in Hoi An
Transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. This afternoon and for a city tour in Hanoi we will visit impressive Museum of Ethnology, among the finest of Vietnam’s museums. You will see many exhibits, photographs and actual houses inhabited by some of the 54 ethnic people in Vietnam. It will offer a truly colorful introduction to these ethnic tribes. From here, we enjoy one hour cyclo tour of Hanoi ‘s vibrant Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake, the focal point of the city. This is great fun! Lastly, in the late afternoon, you will be enchanted by the legends and stories told at the Thang Long Water Puppet show that no one should miss while visiting Hanoi .Evening water puppet performance. Overnight in Hanoi
A Halong Bay overnight cruise in one of the world’s natural wonders – a bay with more than 3,000 islands, which time, wind and waves have sculpted into fantastic shapes. The best way to appreciate this magical scene is from a boat, cruising between these karst cliffs, which loom like fairy-tale castles, complete with rocky spires and hidden caves. The bay is dotted with tiny islands, pristine sandbanks on the turquoise water providing an excellent backdrop for swimming or just lazing about on the junk boat.
In the morning we drive to Halong City, approximately 3,5 hours away. Once at Halong City you will board our boat for a four-hour cruise of this stunning area, stopping along the way to visit one of the limestone caves in the area. As we cruise our boat staff will serve you a sumptuous local seafood lunch on boat.
Wake up with a Tai Chi class on sun deck, breakfast on board with a cooking class as well as Kayaking r swimming, After lunch we will be driving to Hanoi for an overnight stay
Flight to Ho Chi Minh City, welcome and pick up by your tour guide in Ho Chi Minh City. Check in, short rest, after we visit Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Chinese district called Cho Lon and the Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
Today we depart from Ho Chi Minh City for a private Mekong Delta. We will cruise along the An Hoa River, visit charcoal workshop, coconut-processing workshop and the brickwork workshop. After, enjoy the horse-cart ride through the green path and rice fields. Lunch at a local restaurant. Read more on Mekong Delta travel Guide . In the afternoon, take rowing boat along water palm creek and boat back to Hung Vuong Pier. Transfer back Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
Following the Vietnam beach holiday and in this morning city tour, we drive to Ho Chi Minh’s complex, including the mausoleum of the nation’s founder and leader. Here, large crowds gather to pay there respects to the man they simply call Uncle Ho as they silently file past his glass sarcophagus. The Presidential Palace and Uncle Ho’s wooden stilt house can also be seen here. One of must-see places in the complex is One Pillar pagoda dating back 11th century. The next stop is the Temple of Literature, the site of Vietnam’s oldest university and dedicated to one of the world’s most famous scholars, Confucius. Free in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi
End of the Vietnam beach holiday in 10 day, you will be pick up and transferred to the airport 3 hours before your flight. Thank you for traveling with “Vietnamese Private Tours”.