Vietnam Signature – 11 Days

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Tour ID: V11NS
Tour type: Private Tour, Luxury Travelers, Seniors
Duration: 11 Days - 10 Nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Hanoi
End: Ho Chi Minh

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Vietnam is a great combination for nature lovers and culture seekers. Within ” Vietnam Signature – 11 Days by Vietnam Tour 247, tourists can experience the most compelling landscape as well as experience some of the cultural aspects of each destination, and start the tour from the classic and charming capital, Hanoi. Travel to the Central country and not to forget Hoi An – an enchanting lantern town, the star of the region. 

Finish off with a warm welcome from cosmopolis Ho Chi Minh city whilst discovering the rice basket of Vietnam in the mighty Mekong Delta as well as deep into history with an excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels. Top it all, by choosing this tour you will contribute to the local community

HIGHLIGHT

  • Indulge in a journey across Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Take an overnight cruise to the magnificent Halong Bay
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Hanoi and find tranquility in the enchanting town of Hoi An.
  • Board a sampan and cruise down the Mekong Delta River

Itinerary

Noi-Bai-Airport
Noi-Bai-Airport

Landing in Hanoi, our driver pick you up at the airport and take you to your accommodation in the heart of the old town. 

  • Note: Please keep in mind that check-in begins at 14h00.

The remainder of the day is yours to explore the charming Hanoi Capital. 

  • Meals: NA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Temple-of-Literature
Temple-of-Literature

Morning

At 8:00 AM, your tour guide will pick you up for a full-day city tour of Hanoi.

  • Marvel at the unique structure of the One Pillar Pagoda and learn about its fascinating creation.
  • Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the final resting place of the revered Vietnamese leader who fought for independence.
  • Discover the scenic West Lake, surrounded by historical attractions, and visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, an important Buddhist site located right on the lake.
  • Conclude the tour with a delightful traditional Vietnamese lunch at an authentic restaurant

Afternoon

  • Explore the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university and a symbol of Confucian influence on the country’s history and culture.
  • Free time at leisure for the rest of the day. 18h00 Enjoy a water puppet show
  • Meal: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Exploring from Halong to Lan Ha bay, swimming & kayaking, cooking class

halong-bay-cruise
Halong-Bay-Cruise

9:00 AM: Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old Quarter. Drive for two and a half hours on national highway No5B to Lan Ha Bay, passing villages and rice fields in the Red River Delta. Stop for drinks and restroom break. Arrive at the harbor around noon.

12:30: Welcome aboard our support vessel, travel to Peony Cruises via the bay. Enjoy fresh drinks, cold towels, and a special lunch. Set sail for Lan Ha Bay, one of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays.

15:30: Visit Dark and Bright Cave, known for its natural beauty and scenic views. Take photos and enjoy bamboo boat rides and swimming. Immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay and relax in the mini pool with jacuzzi on Peony Cruise.

17:30: Return to the Cruise. Enjoy a sunset party on Lan Ha Bay, perfect for capturing stunning photos.

19:30: Have a romantic dinner at the cruise restaurant.

21:00: Experience the nightlife on the top deck. Listen to music, enjoy cocktails from the bar, watch films, and relax. Optionally, go squid fishing or unwind in the room with a balcony overlooking the bay.

  • Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Overnight on the cruise.

Discovering Trung Trang Cave, Transferring back to Hanoi for a flight to Danang – Hoi An

Dark-Bright-Cave
Dark-Bright-Cave

6:30-7:30: Breakfast at Cruise restaurant.

8:00: Arrive at the Frog Pond area. Enjoy kayaking and relax in the mini pool on Lan Ha Bay.

9:30: Check-out from the room. Lunch is available at the restaurant. Pay any additional fees at the reception.

11:15-11:30: Disembark and return to the port.

11:30-11:45: Arrive at Tuan Chau International Marina Station. Driver will pick you up for the 2.5-hour journey back to Hanoi on highway. Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

Private driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby for a 45-minute transfer to Noi Bai airport (international or domestic hall). Thank you for visiting our city.

Note: International flights require 3 hours and domestic flights require 2 hours before departure time.

Upon landing at Da Nang airport, you will be welcomed by a professional tour guide and driver at the pickup lobby. Drive along the beautiful coastline to your hotel, check-in, and relax.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Discovering Hoi An rural by cycling and city walking tour

Hoi-An
Hoi-An

8:00 AM: Hotel pick-up for Hoi An town center. First stop: Cam Pho, one of the oldest communal houses in Hoi An, representing trade and cultural exchange.

Walk to the Chua Cau, the Japanese Covered Bridge, a symbol of Hoi An. Preserved for 400 years.

Explore Quan Thang ancient house, showcasing Hoi An’s architecture and sculptures from Kim Bong carpentry village. Visit Phuc Kien or Fujian Assembly Hall. Cross Thu Bon river by ferry to Kim Bong village, known for wood carving.

Bike around the village, visit a carpenter’s workshop, and buy wood products as souvenirs.

Continue cycling to Tra Nhieu village. Meet locals engaged in mat weaving, bamboo basket making, and craftsman shipyard. Take a boat trip on the Thu Bon River to Cam Thanh village. Enjoy the scenery of fishing farms and water palm trees.

Rest and have green tea and foot massage at a fisherman’s house. Learn to cook local dishes with ingredients from Tra Que village. Embark on a bamboo sampan boat to explore the water palm tree forest.

Return to the hotel in the afternoon.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Today, You are free and easy. Rest of your day in Hoi An.

  • Meals: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

After your breakfast at the hotel. Leisure at your morning time then driver transfer you to the airport to fly to Ho Chi Minh.

Landing at the Ho Chi Minh. The driver picks you up to transfer the hotel. Rest of your day.

  • Meals: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Exploring Saigon City a  full day tour: Independence palace, walking tour, War Remnant museum, Ben Thanh market

Independence-Palace-ho-chi-minh
Independence-Palace-ho-chi-minh

9:00 AM: Pick up from your hotel and visit the historic Independence Palace, including the North Vietnamese tank and preserved rooms from the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Enjoy a leisurely walking tour to Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, showcasing French colonial influences.
  • Continue to Nguyen Hue walking street and visit the stunning Saigon Central Post Office, designed by Gustave Eiffel.
  • Take a break for lunch (not included) and proceed to the renowned War Remnants Museum in the afternoon, offering unique perspectives on the Vietnam War.
  • Conclude the day with a visit to the famous Ben Thanh Market, ideal for shopping and savoring local street food.
  • Return to your hotel and enjoy free time to explore the city or relax.
  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

8h00 Am: Embark on an extraordinary journey starting from your hotel to the Cu Chi Tunnels, a significant site in Vietnam’s history.

Cu-Chi-Viet-Nam
Cu-Chi-Viet-Nam

Explore Cu Chi, an extensive underground city stretching over 250km, where the Viet Cong waged their resistance against American forces during the Vietnam War. These remarkable tunnels were meticulously hand-dug over two decades using only basic tools. Experience the tunnels firsthand with a special guided tour. Nearby, you’ll also visit the lesser- known Ben Duoc Memorial Temple, built in 1993 to honor the Vietnamese lives lost in Cu Chi.

Next, venture to the awe-inspiring Cao Dai Temple, one of Vietnam’s most sacred attractions. Caodaism is a distinct Vietnamese religion that incorporates elements from Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and even Roman Catholicism. If you time it right, you can attend the midday mass, a fascinating cultural experience.

Savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel in the afternoon, filled with unforgettable memories of this remarkable journey.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

From Saigon to Mekong delta, visiting Cai Be, boat trip, biking

Mekong-Delta
Mekong-Delta

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will meet our knowledgeable tour guide and driver, who will accompany you on your journey to Cai Be. 

Upon arrival in Cai Be, you will embark on a delightful adventure aboard a private small boat, gliding through one of the branches of the legendary Mekong River. Immerse yourself in the enchanting rhythm of life along the river as you explore the picturesque canals adorned with orchards.

Discover the artistry of local crafts at workshops specializing in rice popcorn, coconut caramel, and rice cakes. Engage in a biking or walking excursion along village paths, leading you to the ancient and exquisite Phu Chau Pagoda, where serenity pervades, and you can interact with the friendly local residents.

Indulge in a delectable lunch at an open-air restaurant, where you will have the opportunity to savor the renowned local delicacy, the elephant ear fish. Conclude your journey with a delightful experience of rowing a small rowboat through the shaded canals, while relishing the flavors of seasonal fruits.

In the late afternoon, return to Saigon, carrying with you the cherished memories of this enchanting Mekong River excursion.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Transferring to airport for flights to next destinations

A private driver will conveniently collect you from the hotel lobby for your transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport, taking approximately 30 minutes. Please specify whether you require the international or domestic hall.

Please note that for international flights, it is recommended to be at the airport 3 hours prior to departure, while for domestic flights, 2 hours is advised.

During rush hours (07:00 – 08:30 AM and 16:30 – 18:30 PM), the travel time from the city center to Tan Son Nhat airport may extend to approximately 1 hour.

  • Meal:

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast
  • Domestic flights (economy class) as mentioned
  • Tours as per itinerary with English speaking guide
  • All transfers and transportation with air-conditioned vehicles air
  • All boat trips as program-conditioned vehicles air
  • All entrance fees as program
  • Meals as indicated in the program

Exclusions

  • International airfares and airport taxes
  • Early check-in or late check-out
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Meals other than mentioned in the program
  • Visa fees, travel insurances
  • Additional transfer required due to emergency situation
  • All services which are not mentioned in “services included”

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