VIETNAM TOURS – Your tour is an individual tour with
a flexible schedule. There is no other traveler on the tour. You will
have a private English speaking tour guide and a private air-conditioned
vehicle at each destination. Your Vietnam Tour Sun and Sea started from
Hanoi and head south along the coast of Vietnam, visiting all major
tourist places and staying at beautiful Vietnam beach resorts during the
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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Upon arrival, our private Vietnam Tours guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday,
pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the
exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where
the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a blend of Parisian grace
and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with
its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s
capitals. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality.
Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Meals: B, L
Hanoi without a doubt a beautiful city for your Vietnam Tours.
Today we enjoy a full day
including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh (close on
Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house
on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the
impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu
Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword.
Afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the
bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once
offered for sale at these places. Before we end Hanoi city tour we will enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show.
Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise
Meals: B, L, D
Halong tour must be the most beautiful tour in Vietnam for any visitors. This morning, after breakfast, we drive to Halong Bay (165km), Vietnam most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site and highlight of any Vietnam Tours.
11:30: Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15: Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome
Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin
13:00: Lunch - deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu.
Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.
14.30: Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach
and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for
fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We
will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
15.15: Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area.
16.15: Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose
from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the
nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per
person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is
The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in
Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the
village for approximately 20 minutes.
18:30: Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
Day 4: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi – Hue
6:45: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
7:00: Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing
village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the
sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.
Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the
entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes.
9:00: Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please
check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins
(staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30: Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast.
10:00: Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
10:45: Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
11:00 Transfer by tender to the pier and drive to Hanoi airport for
afternoon flight to Hue with Vietnam airlines. Upon arrival, pick up and
transfer to the hotel for check in. Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hue hotel
Day 5: Hue City Tour
Meals: B, L
is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there
is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges
as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for all Vietnam Tours.
After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel
before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and
visit Hue's best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum
of former emperor Minh Mang in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes.
Return to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hue hotel
Day 6: Hue – Hoi An
Meals: B, L
breakfast, we drive to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th
and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed
little over the years and for sure, Hoi An is a wonderful destination
and choice for all kinds of Vietnam Tours.
This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before
climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Along the way, stop in Danang to
visit the Cham Museum which contains the finest
collection of Cham sculptures in the world. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free
to take walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.
Day 7 & 8: Hoi An
Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam that no Vietnam Tours maker
would skip, is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East
Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its
buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous
and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Days free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An
ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art
galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of
this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous Danang
Beach. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.
Day 9: Hoi An – Quy Nhon
After breakfast, we drive to Quy Nhon - The city is well known for
its beautiful surroundings, Cham temples, and with sandy beaches,
various seafood resources. The city is an ideal place for those who want
to break up a journey between Nha Trang and Hoi An. Upon arrival, check in and free at leisure. Overnight in a Quy Nhon hotel.
Day 10: Quy Nhon – Nha Trang
After the breakfast, you are picked up for the drive to Nha Trang -
Vietnam’s best-known beach destination with miles of white sandy
beaches, swaying coconut palms and wonderful fresh seafood restaurants.
Check in on arrival and overnight in a Nha Trang hotel.
Day 11: Nha Trang boat trip
Meals: B, L
This morning, we will do one a very nice Vietnam Tour
in one of the most beautiful bays of the world, take the boat trip to
visit Mun Island, the best site for snorkeling where you will see lots
of live colorful corals and fish. This site has been officially
protected under the support of Danish Government. Relaxing, sunbath and
swim at Tam Island. Then, visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island. At
this place, the life of the many
sea species of Nha Trang Ocean being made in a smaller world of this
aquarium can be seen. Return to Nha Trang about 16.00. Free at leisure
for the rest of the day.
Day 12: Nha Trang
Day free at leisure, water sports abound including parasailing, jet
skiing, water skiing and relaxing boat trips to the outlying islands. If
you prefer to keep your feet dry then hop into a taxi or take a cyclo
for an exploratory trip around Nha Trang. Overnight in a Nha Trang hotel.
Day 13: Nha Trang – Phan Thiet
This morning, we take a private car transfer to Phan Thiet (5 hours).
Once a part of the Cham Kingdom, it’s now a perfect stop for Vietnam beach holidays and to end your Vietnam Holiday,
an unremarkable town with a reasonable beach, some decent hotels, and a
very good golf course. In a nice setting with white sand beaches and
coconut trees, the beach resort of Phan Thiet is also endowed with
amazing spots such as sand dunes, natural lakes and astonishing red
canyons. Phan Thiet still has sizeable populations of Cham and Raglai
ethnic minority groups. The former are a part of the area’s Cham
heritage. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel, free time at leisure.
Overnight in a Phan Thiet hotel.
Day 14: Phan Thiet
Days are free at leisure for you to write about your Vietnam Tours experience
or to explore the area including the fishing village of Mui Ne which
locates at the far end of the beach, the village and several hectares of
massive rolling sand dunes make a pleasant diversion from relaxing on
the beach, swimming and windsurfing. The village is worth a visit for
three reasons – firstly, very few tourists go further than the dunes,
secondly, the small harbour is picturesque (there’s an excellent view
from where the dunes road turns off) and thirdly, there’s an interesting
pagoda where followers of Vietnam’s whale cult hold services and store
skeletons of the massive sea mammals.
Overnight in a Phan Thiet hotel
Day 15: Phan Thiet – Ho Chi Minh
breakfast, we drive to Ho Chi Minh, the most exciting city of Vietnam, a
mecca of commerce, also a city with a chequered history and a rich
culture, its pagodas, museums, public buildings, parks and boulevards
make it one of the most delightful Vietnam Tours and cities to visit in Vietnam.
Free time at leisure. Overnight in a Ho Chi Minh hotel
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh
Meals: B, L
After breakfast, Vivutravel's private guide and driver pick you up from your hotel for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, en route to visit the bustling market at Thu Dao Mot. Upon
arrival in Cu Chi, we visit the incredible underground tunnel network
of approximately 200 kilometres hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas
during the long struggle for independence where you will understand
more about the Vietnam War or American War, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh.
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be floating Market – Can Tho
Meals: B, L
we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta, a major rice
producing area. This must be one of the most fascinating riverine deltas
in the world. The Mekong splits into nine major arteries. A vast
network of rivers and waterways with thousands of ships of all sizes
plowing the waters gives the Mekong Delta a very special atmosphere and
no doubt one of the most interesting destinations for Vietnam Tours. On arrival, we
will make a boat trip to the Cai Be floating Market, visit villages and
meet the people of the Mekong Delta. Continue your boat trip to An Binh
Island for Lunch in a local family and take a rowing boat trip in the afternoon.
Continue to Can Tho – the heart of Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Check in on
your arrival, free at leisure and overnight in a Can Tho hotel.
Day 18: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh
Meals: B, L
In the morning, we make the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating
market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats), truly highlights of
any Vietnam Tours
where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and see the daily activities
of the locals who live along the Mekong canals and later, you will roam
through the village to visit a rice husking mill, a rice noodles making
shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese
people in Mekong Delta. Afternoon, drive back to Ho Chi Minh.
Day 19: Ho Chi Minh Departure
Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Vietnam Holiday until Vivutravel's private guide will see you off at the airport with the sincere thanks for traveling with Vivutravel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam Tours with us and look forward to welcoming you back for your next Vietnam Tours, goodbye and see you again!!!
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