VIETNAM AT A GLANCE

VIETNAM AT A GLANCE

Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta

At a glance in Vietnam with 7 days trip, you will be stunned all along the way by the amazing views and unique encounters will meet your road. It’s not enough for satisfying your curiosity but suggest your travel passion to return to Vietnam in near future. Wake up one day under the sunrise on Halong Bay, get a cyclo and wander around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, explore the Mekong Delta, or get off the beaten paths of Saigon by motorbike…

Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi

On arrival in Hanoi, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Free time at leisure.​

Meals -
  • None

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay

Enjoy a scenic drive through beautiful rice fields of Red River Delta. On arrival in Ha Long, embark to the junk for your overnight stay on Ha Long Bay. Admire the fascinating rock formations of the bay, visit caves and cruise to island for swimming, kayaking or relaxing on the beach. Stay overnight on the junk with full board seafood meals served.​

Meals -
  • B
  • L
  • D

Day 3: Halong - Hanoi

Experience the exquisite beauty of Ha Long Bay at sunrise. Visit Vung Vieng fishing village, meet the locals and pass through the floating school and fish farms before disembarking.

On the way back to Hanoi, discover Tho Ha Village, famous for terracotta products. You can see old houses made from remained broken part of terracotta. Visit a house of a typical family in the village and then, enjoy folk music performed by the locals. If you like unique discoveries, go in the 500-year pagoda, the most beautiful one in the Red River Delta.

Conclude your day with a walk to the dike for the amazing view of the village over the lake and have a relaxing chat with villagers.

 

Meals -
  • Brunch

Day 4: Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City

Start your journey to the highlights and hidden gems of Hanoi at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, an imposing structure that houses the remains of the revered former president who led Vietnam’s campaign for independent from colonial rule. Next, head onward to the Temple of Literature, an ancient collection of courtyards, gardens and architecture built in homage to the Chinese scholar Confucius. Considered the oldest university in Vietnam, the Temple of Literature dates back nearly one thousand years.

In the afternoon, take a 2-hour flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax or explore on your own.

Meals -
  • B

Day 5: Mekong Delta Tour

A day of discovery lies ahead as you go further to the south to explore the waters of the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival in Ben Tre, you will travel along the quiet country roads in a motorized trishaw to the water edge where you will be welcomed aboard your private sampan, typical of the trading vessels that you will see throughout your day in the delta region.

Leaving the jetty behind, begin your leisurely cruise deep into the quiet creeks and sleepy backwaters, passing fruit markets, paddy fields and traditional houses. During the morning several stops will be made to visit some of the local cottage industries that operate along the river banks, providing a living for the river people – such as a brick kiln, rice noodle production and coconut processing workshop.

After lunch in a local restaurant, take a short walk to visit a neighbor who is locally famous for producing rice liquor. After a sample or two, return to your sampan and cruise back to the dock where your driver will be waiting to take you back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals -
  • B
  • L

Day 6: City tour and Cu Chi Tunnels

Spend the morning to visit Cu Chi Tunnels to discover weapons and underground bunkers. The immense networks of tunnels were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous North Vietnamese fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces during the Vietnam war. If you wish, you can crawl through the authentic Viet Cong tunnels and try the local cassava which fighters sustained themselves on for years.

Drive back to the city center, visit Presidential Palace, where used to be home and workplace of presidents of the South Vietnam government during the Vietnam war. A short walk away is Notre Dame Cathedral, the most iconic landmark of Saigon. Visiting outside the cathedral since it has been renovating until late 2019. Then head across the square to the Central Post Office. The building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century. Conclude your day by shopping along Dong Khoi street.

Meals -
  • B

Day 7: Farewell from Ho Chi Minh City

On your last day, no activities are scheduled until sending off. Your holiday concludes today after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals -
  • B

Standard

2 persons $654

3-6 persons $544

7-10 persons $446

Flower Hotel Hanoi

Flower Hotel Hanoi

Located in the most ancient part of Hanoi - the capital of the Vietnam, Flower Hotel offers you an exquisite stay in an elegant and stylish environment. At Flower Hotel, both business and leisure guests are treated to friendly and personalized service and are assured of serene and restful accommodation in a refined atmosphere. Flower Hotel features’ 34 spacious and well-designed rooms and Apartment are equipped with satellite T.V, mini bar, IDD telephone, WIFI Broadband Internet, personal safe, tea and coffee making amenities. The Executive Apartment with modern kitchen and facilities. Evening turn down and bathrooms are among the inherent little touches designed to accommodate the most recent advances in technology, which enjoyed by the Flower Hotel’s guests
Bai Tho Junk Cruise

Bai Tho Junk Cruise

Bai Tho started in 1991 with a few wooden-limited capacity boats for very simple daily tours to visit Ha Long Bay. After 25 years, Bai Tho has become one of the first companies to provide the luxury cruise in Halong Bay, added the option of any special events for visitors to Ha Long. All cruises are designed not only in classic and traditional boat type in Ha Long but also in safe, modern and comfortable specificity.
Riverside Saigon Hotel

Riverside Saigon Hotel

The beautiful architecture dating back to the French Colonial period adds to the unique charm of this budget hotel. Riverside Hotel Saigon is located in Ho Chi Minh City’s commercial district, close to the Saigon River. The hotel offers one of the city’s best views of the Saigon River. Several of the city’s tourist attractions are within a short distance of the hotel. A number of restaurants and bars are also within walking distance. The Pedestrian Shopping Mall is less than a 10-minute walk from the hotel, while the Ben Thanh market is slightly further away. The Tan Son Nhat International Airport is situated only a 20-minute drive from the property. Riverside Hotel Saigon features a brilliant location and is definitely worth a visit.

Superior

2 persons $782

3-6 persons $671

7-10 persons $573

Flower Garden Hotel

Flower Garden Hotel

Nicely located in the most ancient part of Hanoi, this property offers a comfortable living space which appeals to both business and leisure travelers. Flower Garden Hotel boasts an impressive entrance and European decor, providing well-appointed guestrooms with city, lake, and river views. Each room also comes with modern conveniences such as individually controlled air conditioning, satellite TV, and broadband Internet access. Discerning business travelers will be satisfied to find a large conference room, ideal for seminars and training courses, which can hold up to 150 people. Leisure guests can enjoy a pampering session at the Orchid Spa. Additional services at Flower Garden Hotel include babysitting, a travel desk, and laundry services.
Halong Lavender Cruise

Halong Lavender Cruise

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Hotel Continental Saigon

Hotel Continental Saigon

Built in 1880, Hotel Continental Saigon expresses French colonial architecture and offers graceful and stylish accommodation. Offering elegant and spacious rooms and overlooking a variety of spectacular views, it is a perfect reflection of French architecture amidst Vietnam. A popular and ancient hotel with a rich historical background, it is indeed a traveler's favorite accommodation, giving comfort and an educational experience at the same time. Centrally located and close to tourist attractions and events of Ho Chi Minh City, there is also a group of dedicated staff who is committed to giving a relaxing and memorable experience to their in-house guests at Hotel Continental Saigon. A lovely hotel that has an incredible history, perfect location, and warm Vietnamese hospitality, you are promised a unique experience.

Deluxe

2 persons $915

3-6 persons $804

7-10 persons $706

Hilton Hanoi Opera

Hilton Hanoi Opera

This luxury class hotel, situated on Le Thanh Tong Street, is located near the Old Quarter. Guests will enjoy easy access to a myriad of historical, cultural, and tourist attractions which include the tree-lined Hoan Kiem Lake. Embassies and government offices, commercial institutions, tourist attractions, as well as the Giang Vo Exhibition Center are nearby. Hilton Hanoi Opera is also located within walking distance of restaurants, markets, parks, and the dynasty citadel. The hotel offers modern rooms that feature a charming Hilton theme and promote a feeling of genuineness. The Hilton Hanoi Opera is perfect for travelers that want luxurious guestrooms.
Alisa Cruise

Alisa Cruise

ALISA CRUISE, The Princess of the Ocean – Expect More Than A Cruise! From our beginnings as a single story over one year ago, ALISA CRUISE set out to be a different kind of other cruises. One that not only celebrated cruise with the rich services but that also brought a feeling of connection among people. In every place that we’ve been and every place that we touch, 5-star ALISA CRUISE tried to make a better than ever!
Grand Hotel Saigon

Grand Hotel Saigon

Grand Hotel Saigon is a colonial-style hotel built in 1930 and was completely restored in 1997. The hotel is ideally located in the heart of Saigon, overlooking historical streets and Saigon River. With a total of 226 rooms and suites, are divided into 02 wings. Ancient Wing offers a unique atmosphere inspiring from European colonial architecture; it brings coziness and elegance to every corner of the wing and Luxury Wing is a new remarkable design was officially grandly opened in 2011; all rooms are charming with luxurious furniture and excellent lighting.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast;
  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 (Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge);
  • Meals as mentioned;
  • Experienced English speaking guide;
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time;
  • Boat cruises mentioned (group join-in for Halong and Mekong);
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax.

Exclusions:

  • Entry visas and stamp fees;
  • Domestic flights as program;
  • Early/late check in/out service at hotels (surcharge if request);
  • Tips and gratuities;
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary;
  • All other drinks not mentioned in the inclusion;
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature;
  • Mineral water, cool tissues on touring days;
  • Travel insurance; 
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion.

Itinerary Exclusions

Please note that, unless otherwise specifically stated in your itinerary, airfares, airport transfers, departure taxes, early/late hotel check-ins, gratuities, personal expenses and some meals are excluded from the tour price. We would be happy to provide you with a quote for air tickets, airport transfers, early check-in or any additional services you might require.

Visa

You may require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please check the list of visa excempted nationalities as below:

  • Myanmar, Brunei: 14 days
  • Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, UK: 15  days
  • Philippines: 21 days
  • Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore,Thailand: 30 days

We would be happy to advise you on visa requirements (if requested).

Passport

Please ensure that you have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining after your return date. You will also need at least one blank page for each of the countries you are visiting.

Travel Insurance

You will require a comprehensive travel insurance that covers you for medical costs associated with hospitalisation, emergency travel and repatriation back to your home country. We offer our customers a specially discounted insurance policy, ideally suited to the needs that a trip such as this creates. Mention it in the enquiry form and we will send you a quote to suit your needs.

Vaccinations and Malaria Prevention

You will undoubtedly require vaccinations for your visit to Asia. Please consult your doctor or a vaccination clinic for the most up-to-date advice. They will also be able to advise you of the most suitable anti-malarial medication if required. It is important that you do this well in advance of your departure date.

Booking Procedure

Only once you are completely happy with any holiday itinerary we create for you will we ask for a payment. In order that we can secure availability for your booking we would typically require a deposit of 20%.

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